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. Many of the products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England between Bristol and Bradford. 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.
IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.
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- David | Preston | UK
I am so delighted to have found this website.Beautiful original lights that are reasonably priced! I was not disappointed when my 2 pendants arrived. The service was quick and efficient. The lights are amazing. I can't wait to get them up in our new kitchen over the island.
- Sarah | London | UK
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- Dan | Wiltshire | UK
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- Jo | Essex | UK