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Reference 13_1643

Vintage Industrial lighting by Dugdills

Era: 1930s Origin: UK

Early machinists work light by 'Dugdills'. Vitreous enamelled shade and steel construction with cast makers mark to base. Articulation at head and arm junctures with rotation from interconnection with wall plate.

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. 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.

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Restoration

Interesting surface patinas to the original worn finish have been waxed and sealed through our unique preservation technique. Slight characterful wear to the shade emphasises the age and industrial heritage of the light. Suitable for desk or wall mounted applications.

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with black traditional braided cable and new bayonet (B22) lamp holders with integral switch.

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130 (Shade) mm
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1.8 kg
880 (Projection) mm
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Gun Metal Grey

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

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We found exactly what we wanted at skinflint: large industrial pendant lights from an old Dunlop Aerospace factory. They fill the space beautifully and we often get asked where they were sourced. With such heritage attached to them, they are like a piece of history that adds to the modern vintage feel we wanted to create. 

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