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Early REVO machinists light
Reference 18_3019

Early REVO machinists light

Era: 1940s Origin: UK

Original 1940s work light by REVO. A vitreous enamel shade with embossed makers mark, and a steel arm and base construction. The light can be articulated at the shade/arm junctures with 180deg rotation at the base. The surface finish has been retained and sealed to the arms, with slight wear to the shade.

Early REVO machinists light
Early REVO machinists light
Early REVO machinists light
Early REVO machinists light
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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

Every one of our lights goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for your home. From stripping down and rewiring, to applying a finish and sealing the light preventing further degradation to the surface. We also take the time to investigate its history, studying old catalogues for clues and assembling the whole story.

Early REVO machinists light

Product details

The light is supplied rewired and tested with traditional twisted black braided cable and a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder.

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160 (shade) mm
750 (max) mm
1.8 kg
710 (projection) mm
90 (base) mm
Green | Gun metal grey

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

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Manufacturer: REVO

REVO was founded in the early 20th century and became a household name in the 1930s, when electric street lighting was widely introduced throughout the UK. Based in Tipton, Staffordshire, REVO engineers were famed for their creativity, often developing styles of lighting individual to the towns for which they were designed. This means that whilst there are a wealth of classic REVO styles, from prismatics and enamels to machinist lights and bulkheads, there are also some incredible individual rarities to be found.

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