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Vintage cargo ship lighting

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vintage brass cargo ship bulkhead wall light with cage
Reference 13_1661

Vintage cargo ship lighting

Era: 1950s

Vintage naval bulkheads by 'Oceanic' salvaged from decommissioned US cargo ships in India. Featuring original glass wells within polished bronze enclosures and complete with cast maker's mark and removable protection cage. They can be used in either an upwards or downwards orientation.

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three brass cargo ship bulkhead lights on wall

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.

group of caged glass and brass vintage bulkhead lights

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder.

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120 mm
260 mm
2.5 kg
130 (Projection) mm
n/a mm
Brass

Non-standard delivery. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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Lights for life

As well as offering a lifetime guarantee that includes repairs, our Full Circle buy-back scheme gives you the opportunity to trade-in your skinflint lights. It keeps vintage lights in use forever - helping you and our planet.

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Pendant lights

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- Sarah | London | UK

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Industrial style pendants

Our kitchen is now finished and the lights we bought from you are a perfect fit! We couldn't find a better match and your service has been fantastic.

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