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French machinists light. Circa 1940

Reference 13_1514

French machinists light. Circa 1940

Era: 1940s Origin: France

French machinists articulated work light. Vitreous enamelled shade with assembly of a brushed and lacquered steel construction. Articulation at head and arm junctures with rotation from interconnection with wall plate. 

France

Origin: France

Vintage French lighting is often defined by the industrial lights of Jielde and Mapelec, but lighting companies throughout France have historically designed and manufactured lights for all applications. This variety is reflected in the styles of lights we salvage and restore - from the decorative Art Nouveau and Art Deco to the classic harder edged, clean-lined industrial aesthetic.

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Restoration

Slight characterful wear to the shade emphasises the age and industrial heritage of the light. Suitable for desk or wall mounted applications.

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with black traditional braided cable and new bayonet (B22) lamp holders with base mounted period switch.

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130 mm
90 (Base) mm
2.3 kg
900 (Max Projection) mm
110 (Base mm
Gun Metal Grey

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

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