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Vintage English machinist light. Circa 1930

green art deco vintage table lamp
Reference 13_1680

Vintage English machinist light. Circa 1930

Era: 1930s Origin: UK

Early English machinists work light. Vitreous enamelled shade and steel assembly with original worn factory finish providing an interesting surface patina, emphasising the age and heritage of the product. Rotation from interconnection between shade and arm with lateral adjustment at arm junctures.

 

 

original green paint on green art deco vintage table lamp
base of green art deco vintage table lamp
green art deco vintage table lamp
green art deco vintage table lamp
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

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.

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Product details

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

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130 (Shade) mm
500 (Normal) mm
6.6 kg
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Green

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

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Beautiful Light! 

I toyed with this light for ages before I bought it, thinking it was a lot of money. When I eventually ordered and received the light, I was not disappointed. I love this light, so heavy, chunky and in my eyes, gorgeous. It will look brilliant in my dining room, in my newly renovated farmhouse. 

- Tina | Cheshire | UK

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Thank you for the very careful crating and packing. The fixture is even better in person! We are so impressed with not only your inventory, but your outstanding customer service. 

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