Reference 15_2359

Medical floor light by Hanovia

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Converted medical floor light by English manufacturer 'Hanovia'. Polished spun aluminum lamp enclosure with original manufactures plaque and chrome plated stem. 


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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The stem is mounted on a brushed and lacquered steel base complete with original castors. The stem is extendable with lateral adjustment of the shade. The extracts shown are from our own internal manufacturers archive and taken from the original literature supplied with the product. 

Product details

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


280 (shade) mm
1730 (max) mm
9.5 kg
n/a mm
460 (base) mm
Silver / Gun metal grey

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


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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