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1930s department store opaline globes (XL)

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1930s department store opaline globes (XL)

Era: 1930s

Large run of extra large opaline globes salvaged from a 1930s department store in the Northwest. Complete with original monks cap and short hook stanchion. 

Restoration

Every one of our lights goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for your project. The first and most important stage is fully dismantling each and every light - we do this even if we have hundreds of identical lights. We then undertake an in-depth review of its construction and following that, map its journey through restoration.

Product details

Supplied with new chrome plated bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional silver braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.

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410 mm
490 mm
4.5 kg
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White

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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