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Hanovia Sollux medical floor lamp

Era: 1960s Origin: UK

A converted 1960s original medical floor light by English manufacturer 'Hanovia'. The Hanovia Sollux H.8 would have once been used to treat a large number of ailments with light therapy in hospitals and in the home.

 

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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Restoration

This lamp has a polished spun aluminium shade and original manufacturers plaque on a brushed and lacquered steel enclosure. Mounted on a chrome plated upper and lower stem with a brushed and lacquered steel base complete with original castors. The upper stem can be adjusted to allow rotation of the shade, as well as it being raise and lowered. The extracts shown are from our own internal manufacturer's archive and taken from the original literature supplied with the product.

Product details

Supplied tested and re-wired with four metres of elephant grey braided cable and new screw (E27) lamp-holder, inline switch and plug.

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330 (shade) mm
1750 (max) mm
10 kg
660 (projection) mm
520 (base) mm
Silver | Gun metal grey

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

Hanovia

Manufacturer: Hanovia

Established in 1924 and based on Bath Road, Slough, Buckinghamshire, Hanovia were industry experts in developing UV and heat lamp technology. Many floor and table-mounted versions were developed over a 50 year period for home and professional use. The success of the designs is clear - similar models remained in production for many years with only very small adjustments to tweak the design efficiency of the lights. Although the business activities have diversified, the company still specialises in UV technology over 90 years later, from the same west London site.

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