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GEC 55w SOX Lantern

Remote gear street lantern.

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Filename:GEC_SOX_Lantern1.JPG
Album name:Tom / Low Pressure Sodium Lanterns
Manufacturer:GEC
Cap Type:BC
Cap Finish:Ceramic lampholder
Circuit Type:Remote gear
Comments:As purchased from John (Thorncollector). Very sleek design for it's day! This would have been time clock controlled as the lack of photocell hole would suggest. May convert to 60w SLI/H as per the original design or leave as is!
Date / Code:1960s/70s
Country Of Origin:England
Filesize:262 KiB
Date added:Feb 08, 2015
Dimensions:1600 x 539 pixels
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Danny   [Feb 08, 2015 at 08:54 PM]
Yep 60w SLI would be awesome. A bit of t-cut on that cover and this would look amazing! This resembles a lucidor b a lot!
Linear_SLI   [Feb 08, 2015 at 09:10 PM]
Yeah these were a nice design, GEC used sleek curves whilst every other manufacturer was doing the usual 1960s shoe box designs!
amtrakuk   [Feb 10, 2015 at 01:06 AM]
This is a nice. Is the bowl glass?
Tom   [Feb 10, 2015 at 06:44 PM]
Cheers guys! Bowl is acrylic. Not sure if a glass version was offered but it'd be like... Phwoar!! Would be a heavy little bugger too!
SuperSix   [Feb 10, 2015 at 09:04 PM]
Yes this a very nice! Only a few left around here now and not for long! Sad
Zelandeth   [Feb 10, 2015 at 09:39 PM]
Reminds me, I'm sure I have the smaller version of this floating around up north someplace. Need to dig it out next time I'm up there. This one looks to be in good shape.

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