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1970s Retro Opaline ceiling lights

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1970s Retro Opaline ceiling lights
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1970s Retro Opaline ceiling lights

Era: 1970s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Retro through and through, these groovy 1970s ceiling lights once illuminated hotel lobbies in Prague, former Czechoslovakia. An opaline glass shade with a moulded design is mounted on a polished brass wall plate, providing a warm, even glow when illuminated. Perfect for creating a feature in bars and shops.

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1970s Retro Opaline ceiling lights
1970s Retro Opaline ceiling lights
1970s Retro Opaline ceiling lights
1970s Retro Opaline ceiling lights
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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

At skinflint restoring a light doesn’t necessarily mean making it ‘like new’. We often preserve the visible signs of age and interesting spots of wear and patina in a testament to the light’s first story. Other times we might reveal the manufacturer’s marks or bare metal, accentuating its build and design. Whatever the restoration process, you can be sure you are receiving a truly unique vintage light fitting.

1970s Retro Opaline ceiling lights

Product details

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

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355 mm
285 mm
3.5 kg
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White | Brass

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.

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