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1950s vintage science laboratory desk lights
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Laboratory lights. Circa 1950

Era: 1950s

Elegant table lights salvaged from the laboratories of a London science college. Aluminium and steel assembly with original worn factory finish providing an interesting surface patina and emphasising the age and heritage of the product. Lateral adjustment at arm junctures.

 

shade detail of 1950s vintage science laboratory desk light
base view of 1950s vintage science laboratory desk lights
1950s vintage science laboratory desk lights
rear view of 1950s vintage science laboratory desk lights

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.

old gold decorative fabric braided power cable

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with 2mtrs of traditional old gold braided cable and new bayonet (B22) lamp holders with integral switch and plug.

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150 mm
410 mm
1 kg
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Golden Brown

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

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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