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1950s opaline hall lights - cable

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1950s opaline hall lights - cable

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

A large run of 1950s vintage pendant lights salvaged from Slovakia. The opaline glass shades have an elegant profile and open-bottomed design. Fitted with a powder-coated steel gallery and sensitively restored to simple cable-suspended pendant lights. These make a fantastic feature within circulation, living or kitchen areas.

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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 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

Over the years, we’ve restored thousands of lights that would otherwise have become scrap - examining, refurbishing and updating one part at a time. But we don’t only piece together the light’s components. We take the time to investigate its history, studying old catalogues for clues and assembling the whole story.

Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of Pearl Silver braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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240 mm
360 mm
1.4 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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