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Airfield taxiway lights (V7)

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Airfield taxiway lights (V7)

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

1950s runway taxiway lights salvaged from RAF Scampton, the home of the Red Arrows. Restored and converted to feature wall lights, the lights comprise the original steel casing, cast branding marks "Type LT/6B", glass lenses, and unique mottled surface. Producing a sideways distribution of light when illuminated.

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Archive Shots from RAF Scampton

Origin: UK

A journey through time of this iconic site, from the launch-pad of The Dambuster Raid, to the home of the Red Arrows - and the lucky salvage of an astonishing array of airfield runway lights.

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Restoration

At skinflint, the work we do is based on respecting and preserving the heritage of each light that we salvage. Refurbished by our lighting experts, this light has been meticulously restored in order to retain its authentic industrial features, including preserving and sealing the surface finishes. Brought back to life, these lights are now ready for modern-day use in a range of interiors.

Manufacturer's catalogue

Found in our internal archive of lighting material, the extracts below are taken from an original printed manufacturer's catalogue by GEC showing the taxiway lights in their painted finish. Discover the intriguing story of RAF Scampton and these vintage lights over on our blog.

Extracts from an original GEC catalogue found in our internal archive

Product details

Supplied with a new ceramic (G9) lamp holder. A recess of 110 x 80 x 40mm deep is required for installation.

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200 mm
40 mm
6.1 kg
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Gun metal grey

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

G.E.C

Manufacturer: G.E.C

Established in London, in 1886 the General Electric Company were to become the largest electrical manufacturing organisation in the British Empire and lived up to their description of ‘Manufacturers of everything electrical’ throughout their 100 year history. During the mass industrialisation of the 1950s, GEC were often the supplier of choice for lighting the factories, workshops and mills of Britain with their huge range of light fixtures for every application.

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