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Decorative opaline Czech pendants (V2)

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1950s opaline Czech pendant
Reference 18_2987

Decorative opaline Czech pendants (V2)

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Elegant opaline glass pendant lights with a decorative underside and new spun polished aluminium gallery. The lights were salvaged from a school in former Czechoslovakia and would make lovely feature lights, with an even glow when illuminated.

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Decorative underside of 1950s opaline Czech pendants
1950 opaline Czech pendant polished aluminum gallery
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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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1950 opaline Czech pendant in a living room setting

Restoration

The restoration process our lighting goes through can take many months. To begin, we gently disassemble each light fitting, letting us spot any flaws and plan how best to bring it up to modern electrical standards. Then, our team of experts patiently restore each component by hand.

Product details

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

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300 mm
380 (Inc Stem) 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.

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A quick word from our customers

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Excellent packaging and delivery service.

- Richard | Isle of Wight | UK

Fantastic, so pleased

I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased. 

- Eleanor | Worcester | UK

Commendable service

We have often purchased from skinflint and the fittings are exactly as depicted, delivered on time & with excellent customer service.

- Doug | UK | Commercial client

Everyone adores our lights

We adore skinflint lights. Thank you for our latest buy retro Czechoslovakian pendant (V2). We love it, as well as the 1950s Polish street light and industrial pendant lighting we bought from you. We hope you like how we have used them in our home.

- Jill & Tony | Cheshire | UK