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Large Grey Enamel Factory Lights By Thorlux Circa 1950s

Product code #OA1452

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- Price is per light (2 available)
- Light grey vitreous enamel shades
- Twist off shades for easy cleaning
- Takes E27 fitting bulbs
- Comes with chain and ceiling hook
- Made by Thorlux
- English ~ 1950s
- 46cm wide x 60cm tall


Thorlux was founded by Frederick William Thorpe in 1936 in Small Heath, Birmingham. The company produced vitreous enamelled shades for lighting factories, workshops, mills and farm buildings during the progressive industrialisation of the 1930s through to the 1950s. During the 1940s the Thorlux factory then in Redditch, Worcestershire spun the nose cones for Spitfire aircraft to assist with the war effort during WW2. 

Condition Report

Fully re wired with modern electrical components, some minor cosmetic wear to the shades in the form of small chips to the enamel in places.

As with all of our products this product is an original piece and has lived a life before it arrived at Otto's HQ. It has been sympathetically restored by the Otto's team to ensure it has a life for many more years to come. All of our products will show signs of patina and cosmetic wear, this we believe is what gives our products their unique charm. If you have any further questions regarding the condition of this product or any others please don't hesitate to contact us and we'll be happy to answer any questions you may have.
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