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Reference 12_1473

British counterbalance light. Circa 1960

Era: 1960s Origin: UK

Elegant wall or table mounted counterbalance lamp by British manufacturer 'Horstmann.' Original factory finish to shade, base, arms and counterweight. Fully rotational from mounting base with additional articulation at arm juncture and shade. 

 

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

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.

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with two metres of traditional twisted black cable, new nickel plated switched lamp holder and plug.

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170 (Shade) mm
900 (Max) mm
2.2 kg
900 (Max) mm
n/a mm
Silver Grey

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

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