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Vintage medical floor light by Hanovia

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Vintage medical floor light by Hanovia

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

A stunning converted medical floor light by English manufacturer Hanovia originally used for UV light therapy. This light has an elegant polished aluminium shade which features the original manufacturer's plaque and is mounted to a chrome-plated telescopic stem.

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 statement floor light has a brushed and lacquered steel base complete with the original castors and switches. The polished spun aluminium shade can be angled laterally to adjust the direction of light. We take the time to investigate the history of a light, studying old catalogues. The extracts shown are from our own internal manufacturer's archive.

Product details

The light is supplied tested and rewired with four metres of elephant grey braided cable and a new screw (E27) lamp holder, new inline foot switch and a plug.

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290 (Shade) mm
1150 - 1800 mm
10 kg
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Silver | Gun metal grey

Supplied wired and 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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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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