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Salvaged factory notice board light

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Salvaged factory notice board light

Era: 1930s Origin: Germany

Unusual twin arm notice board light salvaged from a German factory. Brushed aluminium shades with linished and lacquered steel assembly and integral polished aluminium wall plate. Full articulation at shade and rotational adjustment at arm junctures and wall plate. 

 

Germany

Origin: Germany

German designs are famed for their clean lined and well engineered approach. The Bauhaus School played a major role in combining design with engineering during the late 1920s and early 1930s. A number of lights we salvage were influenced by Bauhaus School design. From the mid to late 20th century, Communist East Germany produced a wide variety of lights for both industrial, commercial and residential applications, often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage.

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Restoration

In the mid 20th century, lights were designed with care and made to last. The work we do at skinflint is based on respecting and preserving the heritage of each piece. We have three guiding principles: To salvage the best lighting from the 1920s to the 1970s; To restore every piece sensitively - without compromising its character; To restore each fixture to the highest modern standards. Every light we reclaim has two tales to tell - its original use, and how it came to be salvaged. We’ll let you know its history but the next chapter is up to you.

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with 2mtrs of traditional black braided cable, new independently switched bayonet (B22) lamp holders and plug.

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170 (Shade) mm
500 mm
2.2 kg
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400 mm
Silver

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

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