When a friend of mine decided to move to Berwick-on-Tweed to start a B&B in a 13th C. bastion (with walls 10 feet thick and 22 feet high) he was confronted with the problem of how to flood the walls with the right kind of light. Being a smart and enterprising person, a navy stock lot of 1930s Half Mile Ray lamps was located. Originally constructed to last a lifetime, he rigged them in series, and to the best of my knowledge they are still working. Our faithful reproduction is mounted on a mahogany tripod, its angle adjustable with a clever piece of 1930s technology. The overall look is cool, contemporary and at the same time historically correct.