Designed in 1934, our Original 1227™ pioneered Anglepoise® constant spring technology, delivering ultimate flexibility and perfect balance. Today this timeless, classic design enjoys iconic design status.
Launched in 1935 and generally considered the archetypal Anglepoise®, the Original 1227™ pioneered our unique constant tension spring technology to deliver ultimate flexibility and perfect balance. Today this timeless, classic enjoys iconic design status.
- Gloss paint or bright chrome plated finish
- Aluminium shade
- Chrome plated fittings
- Cast Iron base with steel cover
- Aluminium arms
- Anglepoise® constant tension spring technology
- Shade diameter: 5.7in
- Shade height: 5.9in
- Max reach: 23.6in (from base to shade)
- Base size: 5.9in x 5.9in
- Cable length: 78.7in
When automotive engineer, George Carwardine chanced upon a formula for a new kind of spring, he had created the blueprint for a groundbreaking articulated task lamp that could combine ultimate flexibility with perfect stability. Two years later the Original 1227™ was born.
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