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vintage converted medial table light for reading with polished aluminium shade
Reference 15_2235

Vintage medical table light

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Vintage British table light 'The Radiaray' by 'Hinders' who were established in 1919. Originally once an infrared medical heat lamp. Polished aluminium shade with brushed and lacquered steel stem and base. Rotation and articulation at shade and arm juncture.

vintage 1950s medial desk light for reading with steel stem and aluminium shade
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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vintage 1950s medical bedside lamp with polished aluminium shade

Restoration

The restoration process our lighting goes through can take many months. To begin, we gently disassemble each light fitting, letting us spot any flaws and plan how best to bring it up to modern electrical standards. Then, our team of experts patiently restore each component by hand. Typically, this might mean: Soda-blasting – an environmentally friendly way to remove old paint; Polishing – to restore and revitalise the surface of the light; Lacquering – a sealing process that protects the light’s surface from further deterioration; Rewiring – so the light works perfectly, every time.

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Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with two metres of traditional burgundy braided cable, new screw (E27) lamp holder with integral switch and plug.

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270 (shade) mm
530 mm
2 kg
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220 (base) mm
Silver | Gun metal grey

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

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