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Original 1227 Desk Lamp

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Colour Jet Black

The Original 1227 Desk Lamp in Jet Black balances its beautiful and vintage style with practical lighting functionality, making it the perfect desk lamp for home, office or study.

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Launched in 1935 and generally considered the archetype of Anglepoise design, the Original 1227 Desk Lamp in Jet Black pioneered our unique constant spring technology to deliver ultimate flexibility and perfect balance. Today, this timeless classic designed by George Carwardine boasts iconic status and its unforgettable profile is recognised across the world.

George Carwardine designed the Original 1227 as a task lamp with flexibility and stability in mind, marrying the two together in perfect harmony. Over 80 years on, this vintage desk lamp has stood the test of time and is still relevant today.


- Gloss paint finish
- Aluminium shade
- Chrome plated fittings
- Cast Iron base with steel cover
- Aluminium arms
- Anglepoise® constant tension spring technology


- Shade diameter: 14.5cm
- Shade height: 15cm
- Max reach: 60cm (from base to shade)
- Base size: 15 x 15cm
- Cable length: 200cm

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George Carwardine
The Designer

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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