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Salvaged prismatic lights by

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

Stunning industrial prismatic lights by "Heyes" salvaged from a factory in the Northwest of England. Circa 1950. Substantial brushed and lacquered steel enclosure with cast makers plaque and circular prismatic domed refractor. 

 

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. 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.

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Restoration

These industrial lights can be utilised in either a horizontal or vertical orientation making them suitable for both wall and ceiling applications. Most modern bulbs, particularly environmentally friendly LED bulbs, are smaller than those the lights were originally designed to take. We redesign and adjust the positioning of the new lamp holder to give you a light that illuminates your space, perfectly.

Product details

Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holders.  

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280 mm
200 mm
28 kg
400 mm
n/a mm
Gun Metal Grey

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

Heyes

Manufacturer: Heyes

We can't be certain of the exact origins of Heyes and Co. of Water Heyes Electrical Works, Wigan, but we think the company was established in the early part of the 20th century with the first records we’ve uncovered being dated 1922. For over 50 years Heyes specialised in the design and manufacture of industrial and explosion proof lighting intended for use in extreme locations such as oil refineries and the mining industry. Then, in 1986 the company was acquired by Petrel Ltd and the Heyes name disappeared.

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