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Historic lighting by REVO
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Historic lighting by REVO

Era: 1930s Origin: UK

Early machinists work light by 'REVO'. Vitreous enamelled shade and steel construction with embossed makers mark to shade. Articulation at head and arm junctures with rotation from interconnection with mounting plate.

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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Restoration

Interesting surface patinas to the original worn finish have been waxed and sealed through our unique preservation technique. Slight characterful wear to the shade emphasises the age and industrial heritage of the light.

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with black traditional braided cable and new screw (E27) lamp holders.

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160 (Shade) mm
700 (Max) mm
2 kg
700 (Max) mm
n/a mm
Olive Green

Supplied 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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I love it. It arrived quickly and in perfect order. Many thanks.

- Lucy | London | UK

A piece of history

We found exactly what we wanted at skinflint: large industrial pendant lights from an old Dunlop Aerospace factory. They fill the space beautifully and we often get asked where they were sourced. With such heritage attached to them, they are like a piece of history that adds to the modern vintage feel we wanted to create. 

- Estelle | London | UK

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Many thanks for your help. Paying customs was easy and arrival of shipment only took a few days. You made this transaction go so quickly and smoothly, I appreciate it.

- Leslie | Florida | US

Outstanding customer service

Thank you for the very careful crating and packing. The fixture is even better in person! We are so impressed with not only your inventory, but your outstanding customer service. 

- Jerry | California | US