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Industrial test warning light

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Extremely rare example of an industrial test warning light by 'REVO' salvaged from the National Turbine Test facilities at Pyestock, Fleet, UK. Polished aluminium body with cast makers marks to signage retaining tabs. 

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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Before a light can be restored, any damaged outdated components will require repair or replacing. As part of this work we replace original imperial screws with their modern-day metric counterparts and rework their screw ports to take them. We replace the original electrics with brand new, fully certified EN60598 components - this gives you peace of mind, knowing your vintage light is as safe to use as any modern light.

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White diffuser which when illuminates states 'Site Cleared For Testing' Rewired, tested and supplied with a new linear T4 8W energy saving fluorescent light (5000 hour average life).

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110 mm
1.4 kg
380 mm
110 mm
White | Silver

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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