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holophane full range | lanterns




510 Series Cast Iron Lanterns
510 60W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
511 100W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
512 150W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
513 200W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
514 300W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
515 500W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
516 750W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue





530 Series Spun Copper Lanterns
530 60W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
531 100W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
532 150W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
533 200W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
534 300W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
535 500W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
536 750W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue





542 Series Spun Copper Lanterns
542 100-300W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
545 300-750W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
552 100-300W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue
555 300-1000W GLS
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1920s catalogue



??? Lantern
Uses a bowl refractor designed for 400W MA/V lamps.
??? 400W MA/V
GES
Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert





Lennox Lantern
For pedestal lighting. Uses a special ornamental refractor. Illustration believed to be the Lennox Lantern.
??? ???W GLS ??? Post Top No Gear 1936 Journal
1936 Advert





Refractor Panel Lantern
Uses a plate refractor designed for horizontally burning sodium lamps and horizontally burning mercury lamps. Was used in the Westminster experiments of 1937. It probably took 150W MA/H and 150W SO/H lamps.
??? ??? SO/H
BC
Multiple top clips No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper





Refractor Panel Lantern
Uses a plate refractor designed for horizontally burning sodium lamps and horizontally burning mercury lamps. Was used in the Westminster experiments of 1937. It probably took 250-400W MA/H and 150W SO/H lamps.
??? ??? SO/H
BC
Multiple top clips No Gear 1937 Paper






Refractor Panel Unidirectional Lantern
Experimental unit used in the Westminster and Hangleton Road, Hove experiments. Back refractor plate replaced by a reflector. Used with horizontally burning sodium lamps and/or horizontally burning mercury lamps. It probably took 250-400W MA/H and 150W SO/H lamps.
??? ??? SO/H
BC
Multiple top clips No Gear 1937 Paper



Standard Type Duo-Dome Lantern
Described as having a 150° non-axial distribution. Horizontal refracting and reflecting prisms concentrate the light into the lower hemisphere and vertical prisms render the distribution asymmetric.
516/4607 100-150W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
516/2/4607 100-150W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
516/22/4607 100-150W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
517/4607 200W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
517/2/4607 200W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
517/22/4607 200W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
518/4609 300-500W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
518/2/4609 300-500W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
518/22/4609 300-500W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
519/4611 500W-1000W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
519/2/4611 500W-1000W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
1939 Programme
519/22/4611 500W-1000W GLS BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
557/4607 80W MA/V BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
557/2/4607 80W MA/V BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
557/22/4607 80W MA/V BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
558/4609 125 MA/V BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
558/2/4609 125 MA/V BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
558/22/4609 125 MA/V BC Top Entry No Gear 1936 Advert
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue





Lineal
Introduced in 1936 or 1937. The light is controlled by two double refractor plates and an arrangement of top reflectors. The prisms on the refractors run horizontally and are on the sides of the plates which face each other when sealed together. In this way it is possible to arrange for the exterior of the refractors to be smooth. As the light source is placed horizontally across the street, the distribution from the units is wide in plan. In the vertical plane there is no sharp cut-off, so that the spread up and down the street is also wide. Uses the Prismatic refractor panel 781 (although the catalogue number suggests its used the earlier 780 refractor). This gives a wide lateral light distribution without glare. The Prismatic panels are constructed in two pieces with the prisms formed internally so that all exposed surfaces are smooth. The lantern had several minor improvements before the 1939 APLE exhibition.
523/780 50W SO/H BC Top Entry No Gear 1937 Advert
1937 Journal
1938 catalogue
524/780 65W SO/H BC Top Entry No Gear 1937 Advert
1937 Journal
1938 catalogue
525/780 100W SO/H BC Top Entry No Gear 1937 Advert
1937 Journal
1938 catalogue
527/780 150W SO/H BC Top Entry No Gear 1937 Paper
1937 advert
1937 Advert
1937 Journal
1938 catalogue
1938 advert
1939 Programme
1939 Advert





Cut-Off Lantern
Described as a cut-off lantern with a 150° non-axial distibution.
546/2/4562 500W GLS ES Top Entry No Gear 1939 Programme





Bi-Way Directional Refractor Lantern
The refractor is 160° non-axial. It has internal vertical prisms for the production of the main beams and a smooth exterior, except for the bottom and a small area on the footpath side where there are external prisms. Two designs of this refractor have been produced: one where the prisms are arranged to give a non-axial asymmetirc distribution (as shown in the isocandle diagram) and an axial asymmetric distribution. In the non-axial form it is made in two sizes: the larger for 250W and 400W lamps, and the smaller for 150W and 250W lamps. The lantern was used in the Westminster experiments of 1937 and was fitted with a variety of axial and non-axial bowls with different main beam angles.
561/2/4115 150W MA/V ES Top Entry No Gear 1937 Paper
1937 Paper
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
1938 programme
563/2/4140 250W-400W MA/V ES Top Entry No Gear 1937 Paper
1937 Paper
1937 advert
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
1938 programme
1939 Programme
563/22/4140 250W-400W MA/V ES Top Entry No Gear 1937 Paper
1937 Paper
1937 advert
1937 Advert
1938 catalogue
1938 programme





Bowl Refractor Lantern
564/2/4114 ???W GLS
250-400W MB/U
ES
Top Entry No Gear 1937 Programme





Cylinder Light Lantern
Introduced in 1939. Uses a new type of Prismatic Refractor to be used with horizontal discharge lamps. To be used with horizontal light sources. The Refractor System exercises control over the whole 360° of light flux emitted by the lamp, the major portion of the flux being projected towards the road surface, and the remainder being directed to an upper reflector designed for re-direction at a high angle to the distant road surface. As a high peak of efficiency and light control in the region of 85°.
??? 400W MA/H ???
??? No Gear 1939 Advert
1939 Programme





Dilux Lantern / 330 Series
??? 250-400W MB/U ES
Side Entry No Gear 1951 book
1950s Catalogue





Lineal / 340 Series
??? 45W-140W SO/H BC Top Entry No Gear 1951 book
1950s Catalogue





Duo-Dome Refractor Lantern
??? ???W GLS
???W MB/U
???
Top Entry No Gear 1951 book
1950s Catalogue





Bi-Way Refractor Lantern
??? ???W GLS
???W MB/U
???
Top Entry No Gear 1951 book
??? ???W GLS
???W MB/U
???
Side Entry No Gear 1951 book





Single-Piece Refractor Lantern
211 100W GLS
???W MB/U
BC
Top Entry No Gear 1951 book
Public Lighting #80
1950s Catalogue





Single-piece Bowl Refractor Lantern
301 100W GLS
BC Top Entry No Gear Public Lighting #80
1950s Catalogue





Two-piece Bowl Refractor Lantern
??? 100W GLS
BC Top Entry No Gear 1950s Catalogue





310 Lantern (Side Entry)
??? ???W GLS
???W MB/U
???
Side Entry No Gear 1950s Catalogue





310 Lantern (Top Entry)
??? ???W GLS
???W MB/U
???
Side Entry No Gear 1950s Catalogue





320 Lantern (Side Entry)
??? ???W GLS
???W MB/U
???
Side Entry No Gear 1950s Catalogue





320 Lantern (Top Entry)
??? ???W GLS
???W MB/U
???
Side Entry No Gear 1950s Catalogue





Post-Top Lantern / 360 Series
??? 100-200W GLS
80-125W MBF/U
BC Post Top No Gear 1953 advert
1954 advert
1955 advert
1950s Catalogue
1960 advert





370 Series
??? 45W-60W SO/V BC Post Top No Gear 1953 advert
1950s Catalogue





Cylindrical Refractor Lantern / 348-9 Series
??? 2 x 125W MBF/U 2 x 3BC Side Entry No Gear Public Lighting #77
1954 advert
1955 advert
1950s Catalogue





Sodium Cylindrical Lantern
Also manufactured as the Crompton Aries.
??? 140 SO/H BC Side Entry No Gear 1954 advert
1955 advert





Dublin Lantern
??? ??? ??? Top Entry ??? 1950s Catalogue





Merrion Road Lantern
??? ??? ??? Top Entry ??? 1950s Catalogue


Muralux "Side Of House" Lantern
??? 200W GLS
80W MBF/U
45W SO/H
BC ???? No Gear 1955 Advert
1960 advert





Acorn Lantern
??? 250-400W MBF/U ES Side Entry No Gear Public Lighting #92





??? Lantern
??? 250-400W MBF/U ES Side Entry No Gear 1958 advert
1960 advert


Lumifractor Lantern
??? 60-100W GLS
80-125W MBF/U
BC
3BC
Top Entry No Gear Public Lighting #92
1960 advert