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ESLA Bi-Multi Group 'AL' Two-Way 165°

This ESLA Bi-Multi was one of two which lit the entrance gates of a large, modern house in Croydon. The lantern was twisted on the bracket so the main beams wouldíve lit the gate, walls and foliage at the front of the house instead of the driveway itself.

The owner looked for similar replacements after the sibling bracket collapsed but when unable to source anything, decided to replace the old brackets with new post top lanterns. She then kindly gave the two old brackets and lanterns to me.

This ESLA Bi-Multi was re-mirrored at some point in the past; the new mirrors do match the facet pattern of the original but donít line up in straight lines. Itís a good enough job so Iíll keep them.

The brackets and lanterns were clearly older than the house but nothing is known of their earlier history. I can only assume they were original Croydon street lights and were purchased as drive lights when removed from service.

The bracket was also made by ESLA.