Europe’s largest selection of restored original vintage lighting for prop hire and purchase.
At skinflint we’ve amassed two decades of extensive knowledge and experience in vintage lighting and hire, providing props for films, TV productions, theatres, corporate hospitality, events, retail displays and exhibitions around the world.
With 200+ different lighting styles, and more than 5,000 pieces on our shelves ready for next-day dispatch, we have a wide and ever-changing range. From large runs of retro and elegant Czech glassware, through to industrial and military styles, iconic factory pendants, cargo ship bulkheads, machinist lights, converted fluorescents, one-off Art Deco chandeliers and more.
All of our lights are originals dating from the 1920s-1970s, salvaged and hand-restored by our lighting experts ensuring accurate detailing for your production. Approved by the UK Lighting Industry Association (LIA) you can rest assured that your lights are expertly restored to modern safety and environmental standards.
Recent film & TV credits
'Pennyworth' (Warner Bros, Shoe Bucket), 'Catch-22' (Lotus Productions), 'Mission Impossible: Fall Out' (Juniper Productions), 'The Third Day' (Third Day Productions), 'Whitstable Pearl' (Buccaneer Media/Acorn TV). Also Paramount Pictures, Blink Productions, Time Freeze Productions, Jupiter Spring Productions, Twirly Films EP3, Gower Avenue Films, Dena Films. Upcoming productions: 'Masters of the Air', 'Infinite', 'The Outfit', and 'The Lonely Boy'.
We have flexible costing options depending on the length of hire, including negotiable charges for long periods and a fixed discount option for purchase. Visit our T&Cs page for full pricing and hire information.
“We were looking to source interesting runs of pendant and wall lights and skinflint had excellent options. The service was excellent and delivery couldn’t have been more straightforward.”
Kate Guyan, Set Decorator (Warner Bros’ Pennyworth & HBO’s The Third Day)
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