Vintage 1940s Hadrill & Horstmann 'roller' Table Lamp In Original Paint
Vintage 1940s Hadrill & Horstmann 'Roller' table lamp in original paint. The adjustable alloy arms are supported on a rotating yolk perfectly balanced by a cast steel roller.
British company Hadrill & Horstmann was an erstwhile contemporary of the famous Herbert Terry 'Anglepoise' lamp. Although less well known, it is arguably better engineered and more elegant. The counterweight allows the head to be precisely set in any position without the need for springs innovative Hadrill & Horstmann lamps were leading the way with lighting solutions during the mid 20th century.
Early models evolved into what has become one of the most coveted industrial lighting designs of the 20th century, the barrel weighted 'Roller'. The new designs were embraced by the public and a number of unique variations were produced for use in the home, workshop or office.
This highly sought after superb piece of British engineering retains its original paint with alloy arms is in remarkably good original condition. There are a few blemishes to the paint as you would imagine for a lamp of this age.New switched cord grip lamp holder and Vintage Style 3 Core twisted Braided flex has been added. All lamps for use in the UK are PAT tested prior to dispatch. As a rule all of our pieces are in good to excellent vintage condition. Please remember that pieces are in original condition, minor wear should be expected.Please feel free to contact us for additional photos that will help with your purchase,and email us with any questions you may have. Our goal is to provide you with pieces you love. We're happy to discuss any concern you may have before purchasing.We do not generally accept returns unless it can be shown that we have misrepresented the piece either in condition or description. Return shipping is the responsibility of the client.