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XXL salvaged surgical pendant light

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Reference 17_2797

XXL salvaged surgical pendant light

Era: 1950s Origin: France

A true statement piece salvaged from a French hospital. Having undergone lengthy refurbishment, this large 1950s overhead surgical light retains its original features including glass lenses, reflectors and arm articulation allowing the light to be angled where needed.

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Origin: France

Vintage French lighting is often defined by the industrial lights of Jielde and Mapelec, but lighting companies throughout France have historically designed and manufactured lights for all applications. This variety is reflected in the styles of lights we salvage and restore - from the decorative Art Nouveau and Art Deco to the classic harder edged, clean-lined industrial aesthetic.

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Restoration

The restoration process our vintage lighting goes through can often take many months. On this particular piece, the main light housing of steel construction was soda blasted to remove its degraded surface of medical paint and then sealed again through powder coating. All of the original glass lenses and reflectors have been meticulously restored and retained, while the main arm bracket allows the light to be angled providing focus as desired.

Product details

Supplied test and rewired with 9no. new screw (E27) lamp holders, 2mtrs of suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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990 mm
1230 (max) mm
32.2 kg
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1100 mm
Grey | Gun Metal Grey | Silver

Non-standard delivery (POA). Supplied wired and tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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