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Industrial Dugdills Desk Lamp


A scarce early Dugdills lamp reclaimed from a military installation. The lamp is in original condition retaining its white enamel shade and steel arms with their original cream paint. This is a rare model of Dugdills lamps produced.


Dugdills were one of the early manufacturers of industrial lighting. The company was founded in the 1930s by John Dugdill a prolific British inventor who filed a succession of technical patents in both Britain and the US before 1939.  This desk lamp with its articulating joints has the rarer cog tensioners and would have been issued for use in the Royal Navy retaining its AP9103A Admiralty Patent number.


Dimensions:
Lower Arm 1 : 30cm
Middle Arm 2: 24cm
Top Arm 3: 24cm inc shade


Shade diameter: 14cm


Origin: Portsmouth, England


Circa: 1930s


Workshop Report: There is some minor wear to the shade enamel. The lamp has been stripped back, cleaned and the joint spacers and washers have been polished but the rest of the lamp has been left in its original condition. It has been fully rewired with a brown twisted fabric cable 2 metres long, 3 pin UK Plug. The lamp has been PAT tested. 


As with all our products, this product is an original vintage item so there are signs of wear from use. 


 

  • Period:
    • Price: £795.00
    • €930 Euro
    • $1,003 US Dollar
  • Location: Hampshire