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EC Gough Ltd 90w SOX

These and the Z9464 were my favourite SOX when I was growing up in NZ. Now almost extinct.

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Album name:Low Pressure Sodium Lanterns
Manufacturer:EC Gough Ltd, Christchurch
Model:Kowhai (pronounced 'co fye') which is the maori name for a native NZ tree, Goughs named their major road lanterns after trees, minor after native birds.
Power Consumption:90w
Working Voltage:240v 50Hz
Cap Type:BY22D
Light Colour Temp:1800K
Burn Position :Horizontal
Comments:Like with the EC Gough Radiata (also a tree and similar design to REVO Horizon), this appears to also take cues from REVO lights of the same era. The lens is similar to a REVO Hyperion A but has a larger section at the spigot end that encloses the gear.
Date / Code:1960's to 1970's
Country Of Origin:New Zealand
Filesize:6819 Bytes
Date added:May 02, 2012
Dimensions:322 x 226 pixels
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Tom   [May 02, 2012 at 11:16 AM]
Let me guess, one of the minor road lanterns was called a Galah! Just hope they never caught fire....
Alan_M   [May 02, 2012 at 11:21 AM]
Nah, no galah's in New Zealand.
Paul   [May 02, 2012 at 02:31 PM]
You may have actually answered a long standing question for me... what make the luminaire is in this pic on the far left... here
Alan_M   [May 03, 2012 at 09:53 AM]
Hi Paul, I'm not aware of NZ exporting any lights beyond Australia but I think Colin may be right in that they look like the Thomas & Betts fittings. BEKA lighting is a large street light manufacturer based in South Africa so it could also be one of theirs.
Paul   [May 03, 2012 at 05:14 PM]
Hmmm... not sure. The bowl is all encasing like the EC Gough, not a separate gear enclosure for the gear. Makes in use were Revo, GEC and Elecos mainly.

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