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decorative 1950s Czech glass hallway light
Reference 15_2479

Czech opaline pendant (V2)

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

A 1950s stepped Czechoslovakian pendant light. The stepped opaline glass shade has an elegant shape and profile. When illuminated the glass diffuses the light, resulting in an even glow and distribution. Fitted with a new period chrome polished gallery.

underside of 1950s vintage Czech glass hallway pendant
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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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Restoration

Before a light can be restored, any damaged outdated components will require repair or replacing. As part of this work we replace original imperial screws with their modern-day metric counterparts and rework their screw ports to take them. We replace the original electrics with brand new, fully certified EN60598 components - this gives you peace of mind, knowing your vintage light is as safe to use as any modern light.

silver twisted braided cable and suspension chain and ceiling plate

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional twisted silver braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

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360 mm
340 mm
2.8 kg
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White | Silver

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

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Arrived next day, beautifully packaged and perfect for my own chapel renovation!

- Kate | Powys | UK

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Fantastic light and flex... We will be back for more! Service was unimprovable.

- Gareth | Northamptonshire | UK

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We found exactly what we wanted at skinflint: large industrial pendant lights from an old Dunlop Aerospace factory. They fill the space beautifully and we often get asked where they were sourced. With such heritage attached to them, they are like a piece of history that adds to the modern vintage feel we wanted to create. 

- Estelle | London | UK

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Amazing! We are so so happy with our lights, they are beautiful, and we are so happy to have discovered you.

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