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Industrial wall light by Beck & Co

1940s vintage aluminium and glass wall light
Reference 13_1729

Industrial wall light by Beck & Co

Era: 1940s Origin: UK

Industrial wall light by Beck & Co Ltd of London SW16. Polished aluminium enclosure with numerous cast manufacturers marks adding detail and emphasising the age and heritage of the product. Can be utilised in either an upward or downward orientation.

1940s vintage aluminium and glass wall light
angled view of 1940s vintage aluminium and glass wall light
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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1940s vintage aluminium and glass wall light

Restoration

Restoring a light doesn’t necessarily mean making it ‘like new’. We often preserve the visible signs of age, such as spots of wear and patina, to give a hint about the light’s first story. Or we might reveal the bare metal, accentuating its build and design.

detail view of 1940s vintage aluminium and glass wall light

Product details

Supplied with new screw (E27) lamp holders.

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140 mm
250 mm
2 kg
160 (Projection) mm
n/a mm
Silver

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

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