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1960s desk lamp by Ergon

Era: 1960s Origin: UK

A British made desk lamp by Ergon from the 1960s. A polished aluminium shade with a brushed and lacquered retro stepped steel base.

Part of our End of Year Sale, with 10% of proceeds being donated to Possible, who inspire climate action.

Was £475 (Ex VAT)

neck and stem detail of a vintage desk ready light by Ergon
cast steel base on a vintage heat lamp desk light
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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1960s desk lamp by Ergon on table with plant

Restoration

At skinflint all original electrical elements are removed and replaced with brand new, certified components (EN60598 if your electrician asks). Any pre-wired lights are then rewired, tested and certified in line with electrical safety standards BS EN 60598. That way you have a light you can rely on every day, for decades to come.

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Product details

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

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270 mm
440 mm
2.6 kg
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110 (base) mm
Silver | Gun metal grey

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

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- Martin | London | UK

Superb light

An absolutely beautiful light. Arrived promptly and immaculately packaged. Very efficient service, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. Many thanks.

- Jo | Essex | UK

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- Robert | Chichester | UK

Just what I had been looking for

I was very happy with the products I received. They arrived quickly and were packed brilliantly and professionally. There was no way they were going to be damaged in transit.

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