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Reclaimed bulkheads by Coughtrie (L)

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polished aluminium British wall light by Coughtrie
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Reclaimed bulkheads by Coughtrie (L)

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Large bulkhead lights by 'Coughtrie of Glasgow' manufactured in the 1950s. A polished two part aluminium housing with cast makers mark and prismatic/dappled glass lens which diffuses the light.

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a line of polished aluminium British wall lights by Coughtrie
front view of prismatic glass in polished aluminium bulkhead light by Coughtrie
Coughtrie bulkhead illuminated on wall blue industrial desk
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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original vintage lighting catalogue by Coughtrie

Restoration

Over the years, we’ve restored thousands of lights, taking the time to investigate it's history, studying old catalogues for clues and assembling the whole story. The extract shows the product in a Coughtrie catalogue dated 1954.

front view of prismatic glass in polished aluminium bulkhead light by Coughtrie

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder. Suitable for use as both wall and ceiling fittings.

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n/a mm
135 mm
2.3 kg
300 mm
170 mm
Silver

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

Coughtrie

Manufacturer: Coughtrie

Established in 1941 on Montrose Avenue, Hillington Estate, Glasgow, Scotland, Coughtrie is one of the few companies from this period still in operation. Their name continues to be associated with reliable industrial wall or ceiling mounted bulkhead fittings. Over the years we have salvaged many beautiful lights made by Coughtrie, with their classic castings; lights that have in most cases, outlasted the buildings for which they were originally designed.

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