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aei full range | lanterns

orient
A post-top mushroom lantern.
??? 60-150W GLS
BC Post Top No Gear 1956 Journal



amber
Originally the BTH Amber. Refractor lantern which gives a non-cut-off medium-angle beam. Also available as a gear-in-head version. Uses a metal ring and knurled knob to secure the bowl. Replaced by the Amber Mk IV.
???? 85-140W SO/H
BC Top Entry No Gear 1956 Advert
???? 85-140W SO/H
BC Top Entry Gear 1956 Advert




sapphire
Originally the BTH Sapphire. Reflector lantern with diffusing bowl. The diffusing ripples make the bowl self-cleaning in the rain.
??? 250-400W MA/H
ES Side Entry No Gear 1956 Advert



diadem
Originally the BTH Diadem. With built-in gear for either Switch-start or Instant-start lamps.
??? 3x80W MCF
BC Side Entry Gear 1956 Advert
1956 Journal



teheran
51/????? 2x80W MCF
4xBC Post Top Gear 1960 Journal



kuwait
Originally the Siemens Kuwait lantern. Reflector type lantern for 3 x 5ft 80W tubular fluorescent lamps. Has a non-cut-off medium-angle beam distriubtion and is suitable for Group A Lighting at 25' mounting height. Gear is mounted inside the lantern under the reflector.
51/41208 3x80W MCF
BC Post Top Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue



ashby
Post-top lantern with 030 Opal Perspex bowl designed primarily for residential areas. Designed to be used with the Leader 15 aluminium column by Jack Howe, FRIBA, FSIA, design consultant to AEI. Registered as a unit of street lighting in "Design Index."
51/43003 60-150W GLS
BC Post Top No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/43803 80-125W MB/U
80-125W MBF/U
3-BC Post Top No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/44603 200W GLS
ES Post Top No Gear 1960s Catalogue
SL 3746 60-150W GLS
BC Post Top No Gear 1960s Catalogue
SL 3747 200W GLS
BC Post Top No Gear 1960s Catalogue
SL 3748 80-125W MB
80-125W MBF/U
BC Post Top No Gear 1960s Catalogue



dalby
Post-top lantern with Perspex bowl for pedestrian walkways and residential areas. Conforms to BS 1788. The shape is elliptical to redirect the major portion of light flux along the road axis.
51/43006 60-150W GLS
BC Post Top No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/43805 80-125 MB/U
80-125 MBF/U
3BC Post Top No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/44605 200W GLS ES Post Top No Gear 1960s Catalogue



post top lanterns fluorescent
Designed for town centres, shopping areas, boulevards, works entrances and similar situations where appearance and colour of light are important. The bowl is an opal Perspex diffuser.
53/46200 2x40W MCF BC Post Top Gear 1960s Catalogue
53/46201 2x40W MCF BC Post Top Gear 1960s Catalogue
53/46202 4x40W MCF BC Post Top Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/46203 4x40W MCF BC Post Top Gear 1960s Catalogue



carpenter
Originally the Siemens Carpenter lantern. Reflector type lantern for 3-4 3ft 30W tubular fluorescent lamps. Has a non-cut-off medium-angle beam distriubtion and is suitable for intermediate road lighting at 18/20' mounting height. Gear is mounted inside the lantern under the reflector.
51/46204 3x30W MCF
4x30W MCF
BC Post Top Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue



crawley
Originally the Siemens Crawley lantern. Reflector type lantern for 2 2ft 40W tubular fluorescent lamps. Has a non-cut-off medium-angle beam distriubtion and is suitable for Group B Lighting at 15 ft. mounting height. Gear is mounted inside the lantern under the reflector.
51/46205 2x40W MCF
BC Post Top Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue



barkby
Designed for shopping areas, boulevards, gardens, works entrances and similar situations where appearances and colour of light are important. Uses a Perspex bowl diffuser. A special feature of the lantern is that the lamps and control gear are mounted on a special tray which can be completely and easily removed from the lantern, thus assisting routine maintenance.
51/46207 4x40W MCF
BC Post Top Gear 1960s Catalogue



star cone
Can be fitted with different refractors for 2-way non-axial distribution or symmetric distribution.
51/61004 60-150W GLS
BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/61012 60-150W GLS
BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/61804 80-125W MB/U
80-125W MBF/U
3-BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/61807 80-125W MB/U
80-125W MBF/U
3-BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/62602 200W GLS
ES Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/62607 200W GLS
ES Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue



amber mk iv
Modification of the original Amber lantern. Now uses a modified bowl secured by two side-mounted clips. Designed for the lighting of Group 'A' and 'B' roads taking 45-140W Sodium Lamps. Gear optional. Provides a non-cut-off medium angle beam. The one-piece Perspex bowl has internally sealed refractor plates secured by stainless steel toggle catches which are recessed into the aluminium canopy. Accepted by the Council For Industrial Design for Design Review.
51/61009 60W SO/H
BC Top Entry Gear 1958 Journal
1958 Advert
1960s Catalogue
51/61017 45W SO/H
BC Top Entry Gear 1958 Journal
1958 Advert
1960s Catalogue
51/74007 140W SO/H
BC Side Entry Gear 1958 Journal
1958 Advert
1960s Catalogue



kirby
Low priced lantern with good daylight appearance available in four options: (1) glass dome refractor and Perspex outer bowl (later changed to a stippled outer bowl), (2) opal 030 Perspex bowl only (3) Diakon refractor bowl (later changed to Oroglass) or (4) glass dome refractor only. For Group 'B' lighting only. The glass refractor dome provides a 2-way non-axial asymmertrical distribution whilst the opal 030 Perspex bowl provides a broad distribution.

51/61019 75-150W GLS
BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/61020 75-150W GLS
BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/61021 75-150W GLS
BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/61022 75-150W GLS
BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/61812 80-125W MB/U
80-125W MBF/U
3-BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/61813 80-125W MB/U
80-125W MBF/U
3-BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/61814 80-125W MBF/U 3-BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogues
51/61815 80-125W MB/U
80-125W MBF/U
3-BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/62612 150-200W GLS
ES Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/62613 150-200W GLS
ES Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/62614 150-200W GLS
ES Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/62615 150-200W GLS
ES Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue



beeby
An open type lantern suitable for Group B roadways. The lantern is fitted with a two piece Diakon refractor which provides a two-way non-axial distribution.
51/61030 60-150W GLS
BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/61818 80-125W MB/U
80-125W MBF/U
3BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/62618 150-200W GLS ES Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue



cut-off amberline
Cut-off enclosed lantern designed for the 200W SLI/H lamp. Accepted by the MOT for Class-A lighting. Utilises two specular aluminium alloy reflectors for accurate light control providing a cut-off light distribution in accordance with BS 1788:1964. Should be mounted at heights between 25' and 35' at spacing of 80' to 140'.
51/71200 200W SLI/H
2xBC Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue



amber
The 'Amber' is an enclosed lantern which provides a non cut-off medium angle beam and conforms to BS 1788:1964. Has an aluminium canopy with a Perspex bowl which is fitted with refractor plates and is slightly diffused to obscure a direct view of the interior and aid the daylight appearance of the lantern.
51/74010 140W SO/H
BC Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue
51/74011 85W SO/H
BC Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue



amber with gear
The Amber is an enclosed side entry lantern for one 85W/140W SO/H lamp with the gear (an auto leak transformer and capacitor) mounted inside the canopy. It provides a semi-cut-off light distribution to comply with BS 1788:1964. Has an aluminium canopy with a Perspex bowl which is fitted with refractor plates. The bowl swings over sideways and is held in place by two stainless steel fasteners.

51/74020 140W SO/H
BC Side Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/74021 140W SO/H
BC Side Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/74022 85W SO/H
BC Side Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue



brampton
An enclosed lantern for the colour corrected mercury lamp. Fitted with a oval bowl refractor.
51/76706 250-400W MBF/U
ES Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue



amberline (old style)
Designed for use with the 200W SLI/H lamp. Produces a medium angle beam.
51/77202 200W SLI/H
2xBC Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960 Advert



kington
Designed for Group A roads especially city centres, boulevards, promenades and car parks. Medium angle beam distribution in accordance with CP 1004:1952. Fitted with instant start control gear. Optical control by means of sealed-in Perspex refractor plates.
51/77207 3x80W MCFA/U
BC Side Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue



amberline
The Amberline is an enclosed side entry lantern for use with the 200 SLI/H lamp. It has been accepted by the MOT for Class 'A' road lighting. It provides a semi-cut-off distribution which complies with BS 1788:1964 and is to be mounted at heights of 25'-35' at a spacing of 120'-170'. The unit comprises a cast aluminium canopy with perspex bowl fitted with refractor plates and conforms to BS 1788. The light control is controlled by a internal reflector of polished aluminium in conjunction with the refractor plates.
51/77210 200W SLI/H
2xBC Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue



baby amber (later just amber)
The 'Amber' is an enclosed lantern which provides a non cut-off medium angle beam and conforms to BS 1788:1964. Has an aluminium canopy with a Perspex bowl which is fitted with refractor plates and is slightly diffused to obscure a direct view of the interior and aid the daylight appearance of the lantern.
51/79002 45-60W SO/H
BC Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
1960s Catalogue



dalby side entry
Used for Group 'B' roads, pedestrian walkways and residential areas. Complies with BS 1788. Consists of a one-piece aluminium alloy pressing with highly specular anodised interior of elliptical plan shape to redirect the major portion of the light flux along the road axis.
51/79003 60-150W GLS
BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/79801 80-125W MB/U
80-125W MBF/U
3BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/80601 150-200W GLS ES Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue



amber minor
A Group B refractor lantern with optional control gear. Features a die-cast aluminium canopy, overhead white enamelled reflector, bowl-ring and a 'slip-in' extruded Diakon refractor bowl. The lantern conforms to the requirements of BS 1788:1964. The bowl has an extruded Diakon prismatic section with sealed-in injection moulded opal end caps.
51/79005 45 SO/H
45-60W SOI/H
40W SOX
BC Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/79006 45 SO/H
45-60W SOI/H
40W SOX
BC Side Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/61033 45 SO/H
45-60W SOI/H
40W SOX
BC Top Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/61034 45 SO/H
45-60W SOI/H
40W SOX
BC Top Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue



residential (old style)
SLX 3600 or 51/82202 2x40W MCF
BC Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue



amberline (later junior amberline)
Refractor plate lantern designed to give a medium-angle main beam. Group B lantern and conforms to BS 1788. The canopy casting exterior is painted aluminium with interior painted white for increased performance.

51/82203 60W SLI/H
2xBC Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/82206 60W SLI/H
2xBC Side Entry No Gear 1960s Catalogue



saxby
Designed for Group 'B' roads to the requirements of BS 1788:1964. Canopy is a one piece aluminium die-casting which houses the axuiliary control gear. The Perspex bowl has optional refractor plates.

51/82208 2x40W MCF
BC Side Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue
51/82213 2x40W MCF
BC Side Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue



residential (new style)
Designed for use on Group B roads, shopping areas, housing estates and industrial roadways. Comprises a cast aluminium canopy with Perspex enclosing bowl and conforms to BS 1788. The gear is mounted on a sheet of steel stove enamel. Light distribution is controlled by the gear tray reflector in conjunction with the refractor plates sealed to the inside of the enclosing bowl.

51/82210 2x40W MCF
BC Side Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue



fleetwood
Designed as an intermediate refractor lantern (for a sub-Group-A or super-Group-B) which gives a broader semi-cut-off distribution and intended for a mounting height of 18' to 20'. Includes the gear in the canopy. Light control by means of the sheet steel tray reflector and the two refractor plates in the bowl.
51/82211 4x30W MCF
BC Side Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue



oadby
The Oadby is intended for Group B general area lighting including general areas, pedestrian walkways and residential areas. The lantern complies with BS 1788 and includes all the auxiliary gear. The lantern is fitted with an Opal Perspex bowl.
51/????? 2x40W MCF
BC Top/Side Entry Gear 1960s Catalogue