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Salvaged ex military American runway light

portable Bartow military runway light with glass lens and steel base
Reference 09_0444

Salvaged ex military American runway light

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.A

Salvaged ex military runway light from the USA, utilised extensively on army runways and aircraft carriers. Brushed and lacquered steel enclosure with internal makers mark and cast branding within fantastic two part Fresnel lens. 

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embossed glass on U.S military runway light
embossed glass on U.S military runway light
steel base on bartlow U.S. military runway light
U.S.A

Origin: U.S.A

Lighting design in the U.S.A. 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. Due to the location we rarely have the opportunity to reclaim and restore light fixtures from the U.S.A., but some of our perennial favourites are the old signal lights that adorned the highways of the midwest. We reconfigure and restore these timeless classics into functional pendant lights, for both residential and commercial use.

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embossed glass on U.S military runway light

Restoration

This statement light is complete with original runway side diffusion element on outer glass prism. Base design allows luminaire to be rotated 360 degrees. Superb additional industrial features complete the product - a real 'one off.'

green decorative fabric braided power cable

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with two metres of olive green braided cable, new bayonet (B22) lamp holders and plug.

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400 mm
660 mm
22 kg
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Gun Metal Grey

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

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Beautiful Light! 

I toyed with this light for ages before I bought it, thinking it was a lot of money. When I eventually ordered and received the light, I was not disappointed. I love this light, so heavy, chunky and in my eyes, gorgeous. It will look brilliant in my dining room, in my newly renovated farmhouse. 

- Tina | Cheshire | UK

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I am very pleased with my purchase, it finishes off my dining room just perfectly. 

- David | East Sussex | UK

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Beautiful little ceiling plate. Elegant. Functional. Well made. Simple to install. Top quality. Excellent condition. Excellent 

- Jonny | East Sussex | UK

A piece of history

We found exactly what we wanted at skinflint: large industrial pendant lights from an old Dunlop Aerospace factory. They fill the space beautifully and we often get asked where they were sourced. With such heritage attached to them, they are like a piece of history that adds to the modern vintage feel we wanted to create. 

- Estelle | London | UK