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Edwardian Dolly Switch 3 Gang Polished Brass Unlacquered

Product Code: PMKTED005PBU
£114.90 (inc VAT)

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Three dolly switches on an Edwardian style plate made from solid brass with a Polished Brass Unlacquered finish.

The Edwardian plate is stylish and elegant being characterized by the fabulous double stepped edge. It is a quality, heavy cast plate that also has a practical advantage of being slightly larger than some other plate styles (whilst still fitting to a standard back box) so can be useful to cover up messy plastering around the plate edge.

Unlacquered polished brass is a living finish that will mellow over time. To start with it is bright and shiny, but it will age and develop a rich dark patina that has lighter areas where it is handled. It can be left to age like this indefinitely or can be polished with a metal polish to restore to bright and shiny as new. Leaving the plates to age naturally is a popular choice in period and traditional settings as the characterfulness can be more in keeping. If you don't want to wait for the ageing to take place naturally in your home, consider our Hand Aged Brass finish instead.

The high quality dolly switch mechanisms are made in the UK by Wandsworth and rated at 20 Amps. Each dolly switch is available as 2 Way or Intermediate. A 2 way switch is suitable for lights that only require switching from up to 2 places, whereas the intermediate switch would be required if the light is to be operated from more than 2 places (for example in hallways and on landings). If you would like to swap any of them to double pole or retractive switches instead please contact us (a double pole switch can operate more than one circuit and a retractive switch is one where you "push to make").

A particular feature of our dolly switches is that the plate can be taken off easily (leaving the connections safely in place) for example for redecoration purposes or for cleaning of unlacquered plates so that you don't risk getting polish on your wall.

We highly recommend using a minimum 35mm backbox with this product to give a comfortable amount of space for the grid (the switch or socket mechanism) and wiring behind the plate.

Dimensions:
Height: 96mm; Width: 157mm
Product Code: PMKTED005PBU