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Eastern Bloc Industrial Pendant Lighting (V1)

industrial lighting with brushed aluminium shade
Reference 14_1973_P

Eastern Bloc Industrial Pendant Lighting (V1)

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage 1960s industrial pendant lights salvaged from a factory within the former Eastern Bloc. With a brushed aluminium shade, lacquered steel and polished aluminium gallery, that highlights the product's heritage with the cast manufacturer's logo and plaque.

group of industrial lighting with brushed aluminium shade
detail view of makers mark on industrial lighting with brushed aluminium shade
brushed aluminium shade and gallery
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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Restoration

Vintage 1960s industrial pendant lights salvaged from a factory within the former Eastern Bloc. With a brushed aluminium shade, lacquered steel and polished aluminium gallery, that highlights the product's heritage with the cast manufacturers logo and plaque.

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, elephant grey 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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370 mm
440 mm
2.1 kg
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Grey | 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

Ceiling plates

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

- Jonny | East Sussex | UK

Chapel opaline light

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

- Kate | Powys | UK

Light fantastic

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

- Gareth | Northamptonshire | UK

Finishing touches

Lighting is critical to any room and when it came to putting the finishing touches to our vintage kitchen, we came to skinflint - and we found exactly what we wanted.

- Estelle | London | UK