RARE BRITISH 1950S VINTAGE FLOOR LAMP. Designed in Covent Garden, London at the Strand headquarters in the 1950s. We were very lucky to acquire a few of these lights directly from the Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue, London.
They were used for many years, lighting up famous performances including: The Sound Of Music, Cabaret and Les Miserables. The light has been superbly engineered and features a ventilated die-cast body, 360 degree rotation, Internal reflectors and Iconic design. This Lamp features a rare extended lense tube, featuring a large 6 Convex Lens. The spot light has been professionally polished to a bright mirror finish by a specialist British company that provides polishing for Rolls-Royce.The finish is to an extremely high standard. We take pride in the finished result as the light represents a unique and rare piece of design history. Length 33cms, Width 21cms, Height 21cms.
The Light gives a wide beam spread for feature / architectural lighting and showing specific objects such as a work of art. The Light is presented on a handmade classic wooden tripod. The tripod features height adjustable legs with rich detailed fittings. The height range is adjustable from 75cm to 170cm and is ideal for all floor types.
The light has been professionally re-wired with 3 core quality silk braded vintage style lighting flex and fitted with a high quality CE approved inline foot dimmer switch. The dimmer switch allows for the light to be turned on or off with the press of a button, or to change the brightness from a warm glow to bright spot light with the sliding control. The dimmer also features a night location neon indicator. The light has been converted for home or office use and takes regular household light bulbs up to 100 watts, we also had a deluxe vintage style Bakelite plug fitted (BS1363/A).
This light has been fully pat tested by a certified tester for electrical safety and meets with the current British safety requirements. The light is a rare and original British Industrial design classic, passionately restored and looking for a new home.
The light looks great in modern or period homes or for the finishing touch in an executive office. This is an iconic statement piece that will appreciate in value over time. 3.5 Meter Black Vintage Silk Braded 3 Core Cable (Insulated). CE Approved High Quality Dimmer Foot Switch.Standard Filament Bulb (100 Watts). We believe that businesses are responsible for achieving good environmental practice and operating in a sustainable manner. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact and continually improving our environmental performance. We only use suppliers who do the same, as we have duty of care towards future generations.
The new packaging we use for sending your light is sourced with environmentally based ethics and will be eco-friendly and recyclable. The item "VINTAGE STRAND OF LONDON FILM LAMP ANTIQUE FLOOR LIGHT STUDIO BAUHAUS ALESSI" is in sale since Friday, April 11, 2014. This item is in the category "Antiques\Periods/Styles\Art Nouveau". The seller is "antcollworld" and is located in Walton-on-Thames, Surrey. This item can be shipped worldwide.