Everything Else

Some of our vintage items that don't easily fit into a specific category. Please call us on +44 (0) 1245 363764 or email us at sales@metroretro.co.uk with your requirements and we will be happy to help.


£35.00

Manufactured by Philip Harris & Co, a major supplier of school science equipment, this stand originally came from Carmel College in Oxfordshire.

  • 53cm high
  • 14cm wide
  • 22cm deep

£75.00

An unusual piece of lab equipment featuring a lovely cast brass base. The clamp joining the stem and the flask arm is also the earlier brass type. These glass holders usually have rectangular cast iron or aluminium bases so this is certainly a rarity, perhaps with a special use.

  • 43.5cm high
  • 20cm wide
  • 21cm deep

£160.00

A lovely example of an early fixed height surveyors tripod, adapted into a floor lamp. An aged brass bayonet bulbholder is mounted to the brass head. The cable is cloth covered twisted flex which runs through two steel guiding eyes on one of the legs. The overall footprint of the light can be changed simply by moving the legs in or out. It may be unstable if the legs are too close together though so common sense is advised! As with all electrical items offered for sale the light has been PAT tested (lightbulb not included)

  • 153cm high
  • 60cm leg to leg (as shown in photo)

£150.00

A black enamel factory light featuring a white flecked finish. The interior of the shade is white enamel and the light has a ceramic lampholder which takes domestic lightbulbs. It has been re-wired and earthed, any practical installation should be carried out by a qualified electrician. The light hangs from a length of steel chain.

  • 150cm total drop
  • 34cm diameter shade
  • 200cm of cable

£140.00

This 1930s oak bodied inspection lamp has been married with an early cast iron based laboratory flask stand to create a table lamp. The flask holding arm grips the inspection lamp and can be height and angle adjusted. The light has been re-wired using a traditional cloth covered flex, and as with all electrical items offered for sale, has been PAT tested. The filament bulb is included in the price.

  • 77cm stem height
  • 19cm lamp body height
  • 23cm x 15cm base

£295.00

A classic piece of industrial design, this health lamp would originally have been fitted with a heating element to direct heat to certain areas of the body. It has been converted into a light, featuring a domestic bulbholder. The shade is polished aluminium, the base is cast aluminium in a satin black paint finish. The rest of the light is chrome plated. The pivoting arm has a black cast iron counterweight. As with all electrical items offered for sale it has been re-wired and PAT tested.

  • 126cm to top of central stem
  • 29cm shade diameter
  • 50cm leg to leg on base

£195.00

A very unusual lamp, part of a clearance from Carmel College in Oxfordshire. The lamp comprises of a cast iron base with central stem. On this is mounted and adjustable brass tube with a lozenge shaped cut out on the front. An adjustable bakelite bulbholder sits above this which can be lowered into the brass tube. The lamp has been re-wired using period style cloth covered flex with an inline switch. As with all electrical items for sale it has been PAT tested.

  • 49cm high
  • 23cm leg to leg
  • 15cm brass shade height

£325.00

A 1950s Hanovia health lamp on wheels. These lamps were originally designed to direct heat as well as light to parts of the body in the belief that this was beneficial to health. The shade is polished aluminium and the legs are cast aluminium. All other parts are steel. This lamp has been fitted with a standard domestic lampholder, it has also been re-wired using a traditional style cloth covered flex. As with all electricals it has been PAT tested. The lamp is height adjustable.

  • 122 - 170cm high
  • shade 29cm dia
  • base 48cm from leg to leg
 

£250.00

A substantial wall mirror with faux bamboo detail to the frame. The mirror is the original mercury glass with a nicely foxed finish. The back of the frame retains its original thin pine planks covering the mirror.

  • frame 81cm wide x 136cm high
  • mirror 73cm wide x 128cm high

£90.00

This mirror would have originally had a mahogany veneer. This has been removed at some point and the frame painted black. The mirror is the original mercury plate glass, nicely foxed and still useable. The back of the mirror retains its original thin pine planks covering the mirror glass.

  • frame 72cm x 42cm
  • mirror 58cm x 31cm

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+44 (0) 1245 363 764

Copyright © Metroretro Ltd (2014)

Website designed by: Fizz Web Design