Reference 16_2652

Antique mirrored pendant by G.E.C

Era: 1920s Origin: UK

A rare 1920s mirrored pendant light, made by British manufacturers G.E.C. Reclaimed from an aircraft hanger, this light is very much a one-off find and would make a stunning feature light.

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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 surface patina of the steel shade with its original worn painted finish provides an interesting array of colour and texture, the surface has been sealed through a unique preservation technique to prevent further ageing. The original internal mirrored elements and cast manufactures plaque on the shade really emphasise the heritage of this piece.

Product details

The light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of black suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, wire suspension or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

Diameter: n/a mm
Length: 570 mm
Height: 550 mm
Width: 570 mm
Weight: 9.1 kg
Colour: Black | 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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As well as offering a lifetime guarantee that includes repairs, our Full Circle buy-back scheme gives you the opportunity to trade-in your skinflint lights. It keeps vintage lights in use forever - helping you and our planet.

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