Reference 18_2979

1920s antique GECoRAY wall light

Era: 1920s Origin: UK

A very early, silver backed glass light by British manufacturer GEC entitled the GECoRay. The GECoRay System was specifically designed for use in high-end retail shop window displays to direct light with the utmost efficiency precisely where it was needed.

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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

The glass shade is double plated with pure silver on the polished glass surface internally, then copper plated and finished with a satin silver outer surface. Sensitively restored by hand in the skinflint workshops, the patina on the surface has been retained creating a lovely character to the light. With a new brass plated swan neck bracket and the original polished brass gallery.

Product details

The light is supplied with a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder.

Diameter: n/a mm
Length: 240 (projection) mm
Height: 240 mm
Width: 145 mm
Colour: Silver | Brass
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Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.

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