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Do you want to know how old your Anglepoise lamp is?
Here you will find information to date your lamp.
You can also see what all parts of the lamp are called and you can order spare parts.

Do you want to know how old your Anglepoise lamp is?
Here you will find the information to date your lamp.

At the end of this information you can also see what all the parts of the Anglepoise lamp are called for ordering spare parts.
Can't find a solution? [email protected]

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Prototype (1932 – 1933)

Prototype
Made from 1932 to 1933

Features:
High rising cast iron base;
Two thin steel strips as side arm;
Other arms are aluminum;
Simple springs, without detailing.

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Model 1208 (1933 – 1968)

Model 1208 - Made from 1933 to 1968

Features:
Low cast iron base;
Many of these models have the side arm made of tubing instead of metal strips
The metal used varied. It depended on what was available at the time. Copper, steel, aluminum, everything is possible;
The hood is slightly larger than that of the prototype.

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Model 1227 (1935 – 1938)

Model 1227 - Made from 1935 to 1938

Features:
The cast iron base has 3 layers and is painted
The fork consists of several components and the center piece was often chrome plated
The text on the center piece: “The Anglepoise - Made by Herbert Terry & Sons ”on the front;
There is a grounding point on the back of the center piece;
There are two spring bars, the middle one is higher. They can be adjusted through several holes in the side of the center block to adjust the spring tension;
The arms are usually steel;
There is an adjustment knob halfway down the lower arms;
The hood is quite thin and has cooling holes on the side and top next to the Bakelite Crabtree switch.

This lamp is most comparable with The Original 1227 and is still in production.

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Model 1227 (1938 – 1968)

Model 1227 - Made from 1938 to 1968

Features:
The base has 2 layers with a steel cap;
The cast iron fork is in one piece and has cast iron inscription “The Anglepoise - Made by Herbert Terry & Sons”;
The springs often had metal caps with which the length of the spring could be adjusted;
Slightly later models had nylon instead of steel connecting strips;
The hood is wider, without cooling holes on the side but larger on the top;
Early models had a rolled-out bottom.

This lamp is most comparable with The Original 1227 and is still in production.

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Model 75 (1968 – 1973)

Model 75
Made from 1968 to 1973

Features:
A relatively small round base;
The fork is somewhat more rounded:
The oval face in the fork reads “Anglepoise”;
Spring caps were often used for extra adjustment options;
Nylon components are used instead of steel;
Tubular constructions are used on the arms;
The swivel joint on the hood is made of iron;
The striking shape of the hood is white painted on the inside:
The head of the hood is removable for maintenance and has a toggle switch.

This lamp is most comparable with Model 75 and is still in production.

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Model 90 ( 1973 – 1985)


Model 90
Made from 1973 to 1985

Features:
The base is relatively small with a steel cap;
The fork is a bent steel strip held in place by a nut and a bolt;
The springs have no caps;
The connecting pieces are made of nylon;
The swivel joint on the hood is partly made of nylon;
There is a pressure switch on the hood.

This lamp is most comparable with Model 75 and is still in production.

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Apex 90 (1985 – 2003)

Model Apex 90
Made from 1985 to 2003

Features:
A low but larger base with a steel cap;
The fork is made from a pressed bent steel strip;
The springs were often black;
On the transition from the fork to the arms are plastic rotary knobs;
The cable is integrated in the transition of the arms;
There is a pressure switch on the hood.

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This lamp is most comparable with Model 75 and is still in production.

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Type 3 (2003 – 2007)

Model Type 3 - Made from 2003 to 2007

Features:
Steel chrome base;
The fork has a logo plate on the front;
The springs have adjustable hoods;
All connecting strips are metal held together by hex nuts and bolts;
All arms are made of brass, polished and then chrome-plated;
The upper arm runs from square to round where it merges into the bracket which is made of stainless steel;
The shade is made of aluminum with oval cooling holes and diamond-shaped cooling holes on top of the round black toggle switch;
There is an inner cover / reflector made of aluminum.

This lamp is most comparable with Model 75 and is still in production.

Are you looking for spare parts for your Anglepoise lamp?

Here you will find the English name for the parts that we can still order for you from the manufacturer Anglepoise.

Parts for the following models are available:

  • Original 1227? (vanaf 2009)
  • Original 1227? Mini – Standard and Ceramic (vanaf 2015)
  • Original 1227? Brass (vanaf 2014)
  • Original 1227? Giant – Standard, Brass and Outdoor (vanaf 2005)
  • Type 75? (vanaf 2004)
  • Type 75? Mini (vanaf 2011)
  • Type 75? Maxi (vanaf 2014)
  • Type 75? Giant (vanaf 2016)
  • Type 1228? (vanaf 2004)
  • 90 Mini Mini (vanaf 2018)
  • Type 80 (vanaf 2019)
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By Gijs Buis

BINK lighting is a specialist in lighting solutions for retail, catering, offices, hotels, industrial areas and residential projects.

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