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suspended angled enamel factory shade with black rim
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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 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

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

Lights for life

As well as offering a lifetime guarantee that includes repairs, our Full Circle buy-back scheme gives you the opportunity to trade-in your skinflint lights. It keeps vintage lights in use forever - helping you and our planet.

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A quick word from our customers

1940s industrial lights

The quality of what I bought (being around a third of the cost of their top end items) is exceptional. Recommended.

- Steve | London | UK

Ceiling plates

Beautiful little ceiling plate. Elegant. Functional. Well made. Simple to install. Top quality. Excellent condition. Excellent 

- Jonny | East Sussex | UK

Beautifully restored Thorlux pendants

The lights definitely bring a sense of authentic character and history to the space. It's the truth when I say I had the lights before I even had final house plans! 

- Leslie Huntley | Roost Interior Design | US

Czech industrial pendants

The light works well because the industrial style and it complements the exposed brick walls and stone worktops in the kitchen.

- Charles | London | UK