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suspended angled enamel factory shade with black rim
Reference 10_0749

Angled Czech factory shades

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage enamelled Czech factory shades. A vitreous enamelled shade with an embossed maker's mark, the angled reflector works well to illuminate a wall or object.  Slight localised wear to the enamel emphasises the industrial heritage of the items.

pair of angled grey enamel shades from Eastern Bloc
small suspended grey angled enamel shade
czechoslovakia former country map

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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detail of embossed manufactures marks on grey shades

Restoration

Every one of our lights goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for your home. From stripping down and rewiring, to applying a finish and sealing the light preventing further degradation to the surface.

black decorative twisted fabric braided power cable and ceiling plate

Product details

Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holders and 2mtrs of traditional twisted braided black cable and ceiling mounting plate.  (If you would prefer another colour cable please just ask).

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150 mm
190 mm
0.25 kg
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Grey Blue

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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A quick word from our customers

Beautiful light

What a great light - we're really happy with it! Delivery time was really quick too. Will be purchasing other lights from you in due course.

- Dan | Wiltshire | UK

Stunning French factory lights

Beautiful lights, exactly as described and photographed online, and with very quick delivery. Thank you.

- Henrietta | Kent | UK

Wonderfully restored

Their product is invariably beautiful and wonderfully restored. To have lights that have seen so much and then get a second life is inspiring in many ways.

- Matthew | London | UK

Brilliant customer service

I am extremely happy with skinflint's products and customer service. Pansy was very approachable and understanding. She was also very quick to respond to any queries and always followed up any emails or telephone conversations.

- Shakilah | Buckinghamshire | UK