Old black factory lamps “CARBO”

Old black factory lamps from the 1930s. We bought a total of 200 lamps – found in the attic of an old factory – some of them (140 pieces) are these lamps. On the last picture in the gallery you can see the old factory lamps as they were found (in the back three rows the bigger version with larger shades).

These old lamps are made in Germany. What is special about these industrial lamps is that they are not enameled, but lacquered. Some manufacturers also offered the lamps painted, as this version enabled a lower price. Often with the same model, as the metal shade was the same as the enameled version.

These beautiful factory lamps have the strong marks of the past decades such as chipping, rust spots, scratches, discoloration and Co. This means that every single lamp is unique. The weathered inside creates unique light effects and the yellowed / rusted surface creates a particularly warm light.

They have been restored: cleaned, preserved and re-electrified, with new E27 ceramic sockets.

Material: sheet steel painted black (white inside).

The dimensions:

Smaller version (as shown): height of the lamps ca. 20 cm (without hanging loop), diameter ca. 36 cm.

Larger version: height of the lamps ca. 23.5 cm (without hanging loop), diameter ca. 40.5 cm.

The old industrial lamps are supplied with a 2 meter textile cable in the color of your choice (other lengths are of course possible) and a massive hanging eye for safe hanging. The lamps can also be supplied with chain or tubular steel suspension for an additional charge. We can also offer canopies.

A total of 140 pieces in stock (30 larger and 110 smaller)
125 EUR/piece – diameter 36 cm
145 EUR/piece – diameter 40,5 cm
plus shipping
Shipping time: 3-5 days

Technical details:

Fitting: New porcelain bulb socket E27, suitable for all currently available bulbs (LED, energy-saving, halogen and traditional bulbs): Halogen and traditional bulbs with a maximum performance of up to 60 Watt may be used. Our recommendation for these lamps are LED bulbs, for example, with a carbon-filament look. The lamps are supplied without bulbs.

Cabling: Newly electrified, using quality textile cable, length 2 metres. Other lengths are available on request (at an additional charge).

Hanging mount: The lamps are provided with an eye, but no mount for hanging. Please make sure a suitable mount is used to hang the lamp. Lifting or mounting the lamps using the cable is not permitted. A chain hanger may also be provided at extra cost, this is galvanised, 2 metres long, with snaphooks top and bottom, and without canopy.

How to use: The lamps are suitable only for indoor use. Please use the closed lamps with LED bulbs.

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