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art deco brushed steel american table clamped lamp
Reference 14_2054

Vintage American table light (V1)

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.A

Salvaged American machinist light with table clamp. This lamp has a brushed and lacquered steel shade and arms, polished aluminium junctures and base with integral clamp attachment. Articulation at shade juncture and arms with full rotation at the base. 

art deco brushed steel american table clamped lamp with adjustable arms and height
art deco polished aluminium table clamp base
U.S.A

Origin: U.S.A

Lighting design in the U.S.A. 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. Due to the location we rarely have the opportunity to reclaim and restore light fixtures from the U.S.A., but some of our perennial favourites are the old signal lights that adorned the highways of the midwest. We reconfigure and restore these timeless classics into functional pendant lights, for both residential and commercial use.

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industrial brushed steel table lamp with adjustable arms

Restoration

Different materials require different processes. At Skinflint we are fascinated by interesting surfaces and patinas, that’s why we tend not to repaint our lights as this can make them look too ‘new’ and they lose some of their of individuality. During restoration non-ferrous metals such as aluminium are often sealed using crystalline waxes, or occasionally left raw so the surface can develop an interesting lustre over time. Ferrous metals such as iron and steel will usually have a clear lacquer powder-coated onto the surface to prevent oxidisation. Woods are waxed to bring out grain and protect the surface. All forms of surface sealing are designed to protect and enhance the surface of the lights.

braided grey cable for vintage lighting

Product details

Supplied tested, rewired and fitted with new linear T5 8W energy saving fluorescent and 2 meters of elephant grey braided cable, shade mounted period toggle switch and plug.

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870 (max) mm
2.8 kg
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480 (shade) mm
Gun metal grey | Silver

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

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