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vintage machinist wall light by dugdills
Reference 13_1789

Vintage 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 mounting plate. 

vintage machinist wall light by dugdills
vintage machinist wall light by dugdills
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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vintage machinist wall light by dugdills

Restoration

This light has interesting surface patinas to the original worn finish which 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, wall or ceiling mounted applications.

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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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2.5 kg
1300 (Max Projection) mm
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Gun Metal Grey

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

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