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1950s opaline hallway lighting

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1950s opaline hallway lighting
Reference 19_3276

1950s opaline hallway lighting

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.A

An elegant American 1950s opaline glass ceiling light. Fitted with the original copper base, the enclosed glass shade offers a soft and even glow when illuminated and makes for a striking feature piece in both residential and commercial settings.

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1950s opaline hallway lighting copper base
U.S.A

Origin: U.S.A

Lighting design in the U.S.A. benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time designing and producing similar products for the same market, often with only slight differences in their style. Due to the location we rarely have the opportunity to reclaim and restore light fixtures from the U.S.A., but some of our perennial favourites are the old signal lights that adorned the highways of the midwest. We reconfigure and restore these timeless classics into functional pendant lights, for both residential and commercial use.

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Restoring a light doesn’t necessarily mean making it ‘like new’. We often preserve the visible signs of age, such as spots of wear and patina, to give a hint about the light’s first story. Or we might reveal the bare metal, accentuating its build and design.

1950s opaline hallway lighting copper base

Product details

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

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310 mm
310 (including base) mm
1.25 kg
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White | Copper

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

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