Salvaged prismatic bulkheads (L)Era: 1950s Origin: UK
Substantial prismatic bulkhead lights with the original linear prismatic glass lens, set within an imposing two-part lacquered cast steel enclosure.
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.View all lights from UK
Once a light has undergone preparatory treatment and the degraded surface has been removed, we then begin the journey to bring it back to life. At skinflint we tend not to repaint surfaces, this would make the lights look too ‘new’ and they’d lose some of their individuality. So, with ferrous metals such as iron and steel, we linish the surface on large rotating wire wheels adding depth, grain and highlights to the casting details and bringing out the light’s character through surface and patina.
Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder. Suitable for use as both wall and ceiling fittings.
IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.
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Beautiful little ceiling plate. Elegant. Functional. Well made. Simple to install. Top quality. Excellent condition. Excellent
- Jonny | East Sussex | UK
What a great light - we're really happy with it! Delivery time was really quick too. Will be purchasing other lights from you in due course.
- Dan | Wiltshire | UK
Beautiful lights, exactly as described and photographed online, and with very quick delivery. Thank you.
- Henrietta | Kent | UK
Fantastic light and flex... We will be back for more! Service was unimprovable.
- Gareth | Northamptonshire | UK