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Vintage floor standing Alusig traffic light

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Vintage floor standing Alusig traffic light

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.A

An original Eagle Alusig converted American traffic light mounted on a wooden surveyor's tripod. A polished aluminium enclosure (featuring cast manufacturer's branding), hood and bracket. With a new etched glass screen creating an even diffusion of light when lit.

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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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Restoration

The light is mounted to a new polished aluminium bracket on the original instrument mounting plate, atop a waxed oak tripod. The bracket allows the light to be angled, while the tripod height can be adjusted.

Product details

The light is supplied tested and rewired with three metres of elepphant grey braided cable, a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder, foot switch and plug.

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200 (glass) mm
1960 (max) mm
9.2 kg
255 (enclosure) mm
320 (enclosure/hood)) mm
Silver | Brown

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

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Great Lamp

Love the lamp - it is just what we needed to set off our new kitchen - will have pride of place over the breakfast bar. Excellent service from the company - was notified that delivery would be late by one day but was kept informed. Many thanks.

- Gordon | Glasgow | UK

Spot on

I’ve now purchased five different products over two home refurbishments. Alongside the product, the service, speed and packaging it is spot on. It's only skinflint that make me wish I had another project to work on and a larger property to kit out.

- Matthew | London | 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

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