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salvaged anglepoise style army green Swedish military desk light
Reference 14_2132

Swedish military desk lights

Era: 1960s Origin: Sweden

Swedish military field desk lamps by Luxor. Anglepoise style lamps with their original worn factory finish, dated 1963. The lamp is an aluminium and steel construction, with an interesting surface patina from the original worn paint finish. They can be fully rotated at the base with additional lockable articulation at the arm juncture and shade.

As featured in the Paramount's TV series 'Catch-22'.

Sweden

Origin: Sweden

Although the majority of Swedish export is based on the production of machinery and vehicles, the country has a long tradition of well designed interior products. This is just as true for their lighting industry where the landscape is dominated by established architectural lighting companies, such as Fagerhult. It’s rare for us to salvage lighting from this region but those we do find are notable for their clean-lined, industrial aesthetic.

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original instructions for salvaged Swedish military field light

Restoration

We always strive to source lighting from interesting places, and restore them ensuring we respect and preserve the heritage of each piece. The lamps were originally used in the field by the Swedish army; the extract shown is the instruction manual that was supplied with the lights. Dated 1963.

Our lights on the big screen

Did you know that our vintage lights regularly star in feature films such as Mission Impossible and hit TV series such as Warner Bros’ Pennyworth? This particular light was used in the TV series Catch-22. You can explore other collector’s pieces from the big screen in our vintage prop lighting collection. Alternatively, if you’re interested in our prop hire services click here.

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Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with two metres of black cable, new bayonet (B22) lamp holders, shade mounted period switch and plug.

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165mm mm
1000mm mm
2 kg
175mm mm
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Olive green

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

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