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British Industrial lighting by Dugdills

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British Industrial lighting by Dugdills

Era: 1930s Origin: UK

Early machinists work light by 'Dugdills'. Vitreous enamelled shade with linished and laquered steel assembly featuring a cast makers mark to stepped square base. 

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 adjustable light has articulation at head and arm junctures. Slight characterful wear to the shade emphasises the age and industrial heritage of the light. ​​​​​​​

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with black traditional braided cable and new bayonet (B22) lamp holders with integral switch.

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170 (Shade) mm
700 mm
4.1 kg
360 (Projection) mm
125 (Base) mm
Gun Metal Grey

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

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- 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