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1950s Industrial bakelite pendants

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1950s Industrial bakelite pendants

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Low profile 1950s industrial pendants, salvaged from a factory warehouse in former Czechoslovakia.

Part of our End of Year Sale, with 10% of proceeds being donated to Possible, who inspire climate action.

Was £450 (Ex VAT)

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Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Much of the lighting we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc was produced in the manufacturing powerhouses of the former Czechoslovakia. Under Communist rule the same design was often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage. The country is also famed for its beautiful glassware, with both wall and ceiling opaline glass lights often being used in public and residential settings, such as housing blocks and schools.

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Restoration

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of twisted black braided cable, suspension chain and a ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

Product details

Different materials require different processes. At skinflint we are fascinated by interesting surfaces and patinas, that’s why we tend not to repaint our lights as this can make them look too ‘new’ and they lose some of their of individuality. During the restoration, surfaces are sealed using crystalline waxes or left raw so the surface can develop an interesting lustre over time.

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405 mm
280 mm
3.1 kg
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Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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A quick word from our customers

Victorian light

I love it. It arrived quickly and in perfect order. Many thanks.

- Lucy | London | UK

Pirelli warehouse lights

Excellent packaging and delivery service.

- Richard | Isle of Wight | UK

Salvaged lighting

Great lighting website with some awesome fittings - very helpful in answering queries and assisting in how to dismantle / assemble for fitting. 

- Simon | Edinburgh | UK

Opaline Pendant 

Love it!

- Michael | Middlesex | UK