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Czech Army field pendant lights

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angled pedant lights from czech army
Reference 15_2168

Czech Army field pendant lights

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Czechoslovakian Army field lamps comprising a spun aluminium shade with the original worn factory finish and a Bakelite upper gallery. With lateral adjustment from the shade, the lights can be used to provide task illumination for a wall or specific object.

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converted czech army pendant lights with green and cream shade
original green painted finish on Czech army pedant lighting
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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 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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angled Czech army pedant light above an industrial set of drawers

Restoration

At skinflint we are fascinated by the interesting surfaces and patinas inherent in our vintage products. That’s why we tend not to repaint surfaces, instead committing to preserving the uniquely worn aesthetic of each piece. Once a salvaged light arrives in our workshop it is examined to determine its materiality and restoration process. Non-ferrous metals such as aluminium are often sealed using waxes, or occasionally left raw so the surface can develop an interesting lustre over time.

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Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional bronze braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable please just ask).

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210 mm
320 mm
1.3 kg
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Army Green

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

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I toyed with this light for ages before I bought it, thinking it was a lot of money. When I eventually ordered and received the light, I was not disappointed. I love this light, so heavy, chunky and in my eyes, gorgeous. It will look brilliant in my dining room, in my newly renovated farmhouse. 

- Tina | Cheshire | UK

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