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1950s Hungarian inspection wall lights

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1950s Hungarian inspection wall light
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1950s Hungarian inspection wall lights

Era: 1950s Origin: Hungary

Starting their story as inspection lights in Budapest in the 1950s, these angled pendant lights have been carefully converted for use as wall lights. Original compact enamelled shades feature varying worn manufacturer’s marks, connecting to a powder coated swan neck wall bracket. Restored and ready for their next chapter in bars, restaurants and shops, perfect for illuminating walls and signs.

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A pair of 1950s Hungarian inspection wall lights
The manufacturer logo on a 1950s Hungarian inspection wall light
Hungary

Origin: Hungary

We salvage high volumes of industrial and decorative lighting from this landlocked former Eastern Bloc country. Hungarian industrial enamel shades are often available in blue or white, whereas the decorative glassware has more of a clean line and timeless design. In the mid to late 20th century, the Communist east produced a wide variety of lights for both industrial, commercial and residential applications often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage.

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Restoration

The final step of the restoration process of each light is reassembly. All of the components, both new and refurbished, are meticulously pieced together in our workshops. Each light is then photographed and added to our collection alongside information about its origins and history we’ve discovered through our research. What happens next is up to you.

1950s Hungarian inspection wall light

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder

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135 mm
500 mm
1.07 kg
390 (Projection) mm
n/a mm
Blue | Black | White (internal)

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

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