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Vintage industrial pendants by Thorlux

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British industrial angled asymmetric pedant by thorlux
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Vintage industrial pendants by Thorlux

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Vintage British pendant lighting manufactured by Thorlux and salvaged from an electrical substation in the industrial heartland of the Northwest of the UK.

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grey and white enamel industrial pedant lights by thorlux
two hanging British industrial angled asymmetric pedant shades
UK

Origin: UK

Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.

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industrial polished aluminium reclaimed industrial pendant lights

Restoration

A vitreous enamelled asymmetric steel shade and a polished aluminium gallery, which internally features manufacturers cast detailing 'Thorlux: Made in England: Patent No 597622'. Angled shades like this work to good effect to provide focus on a wall or to light signage.

grey braided cable and industrial suspension chain

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, wire suspension or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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355 mm
460 mm
2.3 kg
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Grey | Silver

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

Thorlux

Manufacturer: Thorlux

Thorlux was founded by Frederick William Thorpe in 1936 in Redditch, Worcestershire. The company produced vitreous enamelled shades for lighting factories, workshops, mills and farm buildings during the progressive industrialisation of the 1930s through to the 1950s. Thorlux is still in existence over 75 years later, manufacturing a comprehensive range of professional lighting and control systems for architectural and industrial applications. The classic enamel shades from the 1950s with the distinctive Thorlux branding are one of our firm favourites.

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