Vintage British table lampEra: 1960s Origin: UK
Vintage English heat lamp by 'Pifco Infradette''. Polished aluminium shade and lacquered square cast steel base in the art deco style.
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.View all lights from UK
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.
Supplied tested and rewired with two metres of traditional black braided cable, new bayonet (B22) lamp holders, inline switch and plug.
270 (Shade) mm
IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.
Pifco (Provincial Incandescent Fittings Co. Ltd) of Failsworth, Manchester were established in 1900 as manufacturers of lighting appliances and accessories. The company went on to purchase many smaller companies, and manufactured a wide range of electrical items including cookers, heaters and cycle lamps. Pifco is most remembered for its distinctive range of heat therapy lamps, predominantly for use within the home - heat therapy was a popular treatment for many ailments in the early to mid 20th century and, when converted, the beautifully designed lamps make wonderful modern desk lights.View all Pifco Lights
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Somewhat more rust and corrosion than was expected, perhaps because they were the last two. Excellent packaging and delivery service.
- Richard | Isle of Wight | UK
Lampada stupenda!!! Servizio impeccabile e velocissimo, davvero tutti i miei complimenti, siete bravissimi!
- Isabella | Milano | Italy
What a great looking light! Fantastic in the kitchen and a great talking point. Thanks
- Neil | Cumbria | UK
Lighting is critical to any room and when it came to putting the finishing touches to our vintage kitchen, we came to skinflint, and we found exactly what we wanted.
- Estelle | London | UK