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Vintage German railway light (V1)

Era: 1950s Origin: Germany

Vintage German railway light salvaged from defunct signalling equipment outside of Berlin, Germany. Polished aluminium enclosure with glass lenses and new suspension brackets facilitating rotational adjustment.

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Origin: Germany

German designs are famed for their clean lined and well engineered approach. The Bauhaus School played a major role in combining design with engineering during the late 1920s and early 1930s. A number of lights we salvage were influenced by Bauhaus School design. From the mid to late 20th century, Communist East Germany produced a wide variety of lights for both industrial, commercial and residential applications, often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage.

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Restoration

These lights work particularly well within both commercial applications for highlighting merchandising and within residential environments where focus is required upon a wall, floor or object.

Product details

Supplied with new screw (E27) lamp holders, 2mtrs of suspension chain, elephant grey braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.

Diameter: 170 (Lens) mm
Length: 250 mm
Height: 200 mm
Width: n/a mm
Weight: 4.8 kg
Colour: Silver
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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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