Last week we bought a 'Francis' lamp on Ebay. Joe has dismantled the lamp and inside is a plaque that is stamped, Simpson Lawrence Glasgow. The lamp is type M1547 and the serial number S67/2396. From a trawl through the Web it seems that 'Francis' were bought out by Simpson Lawrence and now Simpson Lawrence manufacturers of ship gear, deck fittings, winches and the like, has stopped trading. I have found a company that deals in Simpson Lawrence spares and is aptly named, SLS, and have emailed for any information they might have. Does anyone know anything about these lamps?
The lamp as we bought it