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Vintage Industrial machinist lighting

1930s German machinists scissor wall light with shade in grey
Reference 13_1676

Vintage Industrial machinist lighting

Era: 1930s Origin: Germany

Early salvaged German machinists wall light with retractable scissor movement. Original vitreous enamelled shade with factory finish to assembly and flexible shade arm providing an interesting surface patina and emphasising the industrial heritage of the product. 

 

extended 1930s German machinists scissor wall light in grey
1930s German machinists scissor wall light in grey
Germany

Origin: Germany

German designs are famed for their clean lined and well engineered approach. The Bauhaus School played a major role in combining design with engineering during the late 1920s and early 1930s. A number of lights we salvage were influenced by Bauhaus School design. From the mid to late 20th century, Communist East Germany produced a wide variety of lights for both industrial, commercial and residential applications, often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage.

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Restoration

This industiral wall light has full articulation at shade, and extension through scissor assembly with height and rotational adjustment at juncture with wall plate. 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.

1930s German machinists scissor wall light mounting

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with new screw (E27) lamp holders.

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180 (Shade) mm
200 mm
1.8 kg
880 (Max Projection) mm
n/a mm
Slate Grey

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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