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Airfield taxiway lights (V7)

Era: 1950s Origin: UK

1950s runway taxiway lights salvaged from RAF Scampton, the home of the Red Arrows. Restored and converted to feature wall lights, the lights comprise the original steel casing, cast branding marks "Type LT/6B", glass lenses, and unique mottled surface. Producing a sideways distribution of light when illuminated.

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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

At skinflint, the work we do is based on respecting and preserving the heritage of each light that we salvage. Refurbished by our lighting experts, this light has been meticulously restored in order to retain its authentic industrial features, including preserving and sealing the surface finishes. Brought back to life, these lights are now ready for modern-day use in a range of interiors.

Manufacturer's catalogue

Found in our internal archive of lighting material, the extracts below are taken from an original printed manufacturer's catalogue by GEC showing the taxiway lights in their painted finish. Discover the intriguing story of RAF Scampton and these vintage lights over on our blog.

Product details

Supplied with a new ceramic (G9) lamp holder. A recess of 110 x 80 x 40mm deep is required for installation.

Diameter: 200 mm
Length: n/a mm
Height: 40 mm
Width: n/a mm
Weight: 6.1 kg
Colour: Gun metal grey
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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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Manufacturer: G.E.C

Established in London, in 1886 the General Electric Company were to become the largest electrical manufacturing organisation in the British Empire and lived up to their description of ‘Manufacturers of everything electrical’ throughout their 100 year history. During the mass industrialisation of the 1950s, GEC were often the supplier of choice for lighting the factories, workshops and mills of Britain with their huge range of light fixtures for every application.

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