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original british 1930s flambeau flame lights by revo
Reference 14_2042

REVO flambeau lights. Circa 1930

Era: 1930s Origin: UK

Elegant original flambeau lights by REVO. Opaque glass flames with linshed and lacquered cast iron wall brackets bearing the manufactures name. As depicted in the images, the glass flames differ very slightly different in form but then in reality no two flames are ever the same!

detail view of wall bracket on 1930s flame lights
glass flame shade on wall mount 1930s vintage lights
wall bracket detail on 1930s gllass and iron flame lights
pair of original british 1930s flambeau flame lights by revo
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 lighting catalogue by revo 1930 product page

Restoration

Every one of our lights goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for your home. From stripping down and rewiring, to applying a finish and sealing the light preventing further degradation to the surface. The extract shown is from our own internal manufacturers archive and taken from the 'REVO industrial lighting equipment' catalogue Dated 1938.

original 1930s glass flame lights by revo

Product details

Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holders.

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560 mm
4.1 kg
270 (Projection) mm
160 mm
Gun Metal Grey

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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An absolutely beautiful light. Arrived promptly and immaculately packaged. Very efficient service, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. Many thanks.

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