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Original 1227 Lamp with Desk Insert

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Colour Dove Grey

The Original 1227 Desk Lamp with Desk Insert in Dove Grey combines the classic and iconic form and functionality of the Original 1227, with a practical and space-saving desk insert for seamless integration with your workspace.

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Launched in 1935 and generally considered the archetype of Anglepoise design, the Original 1227 Desk Lamp 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. Now with a functional, space-saving desk insert, the Original 1227 can be seamlessly integrated with your workspace.

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
- Aluminium arms
- Chrome plated fittings
- Cast iron desk insert
- Anglepoise® constant tension spring technology


- Shade diameter: 15cm
- Shade height: 15cm
- Max reach: 60cm (from base to shade)
- Desk insert cable plate diameter: 10.5cm
- Desk insert (h x w): 3.5cm x 6cm
- 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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