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falks

Falk Stadelmann And Co. Limited
91 Farringdon Road
London


The firm were solely manufacturing gas lanterns in 1932 with the Warrington model available with various options. They had also branched out into gas signs which were lit by gas Bijou mantles in various positions - APLE Exhibition Catalogue 1932


One of several manufacturers who produced the Standard Gas Industry Fitting for converting gas lanterns to comply with war-time starlight conditions. - Public Lighting #17, April 1940.

Post-war, the firm have switched to electrical lanterns, and unveil their new EFESCA range of lanterns. There are eight different ranges, which with different wattages, meet the lighting requirements of Group 'A' and 'B' roads as stipulated by the MOT Final Report. Every design, except one, uses a bowl or dome refractor. - APLE Conference Programme 1945


Are exhibiting eight EFESCA lanterns which cover most of the requirements for Group "A" or Group "B". To obtain the necessary illumination characteristics, and to comply with the M.O.T's Final Report (1937), every design with one exception, incorporates a Bowl or Dome Prismatic Refractors. Lanterns shown include the Hilux, Hotspur, Albacore, Comet, Dragon, Albatross, Dalux and Albemarle. - APLE Conference Programme 1946


References:
APLE Exhibition Catalogue Blackpool 1932
APLE Conference Programme Glasgow 1945
APLE Conference Programme London 1946


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