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1950s machinist light by E.D.L
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1950s machinist light by E.D.L

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Once used for intricate bench work, this 1950s enamelled machinist shade by E.D.L was born during the U.K’s post-war industrial boom. Versatile by design the positionable arms feature original Made in England labels, with patina indicative of its rich, industrial heritage. Perfect for task lighting over desks and workspaces.

1950s machinist light by E.D.L
1950s machinist light by E.D.L
1950s machinist light by E.D.L
1950s machinist light by E.D.L
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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1950s machinist light by E.D.L

Product details

Each light is supplied rewired and tested with a new (B22) lamp holder. If you would prefer an E12 lamp holder (USA), please just ask. Projection Min. 450mm | Max. 950mm.

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130 mm
340 mm
1.2 kg
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Green

Non-standard delivery. Supplied wired and tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

E.D.L

Manufacturer: E.D.L

Established in 1922 in Staffordshire as a lighting and cable support manufacturer, EDL Lighting is one of the few companies we salvage lighting from still in operation today. Rightly well known for their beautifully engineered task and machinist lights, we have been privileged to salvage many fine examples; lights that have in most cases, outlasted the buildings for which they were originally designed.

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