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Eastern Bloc Industrial Pendant Lighting (V1)

industrial lighting with brushed aluminium shade
Reference 14_1973

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.

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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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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

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Totally gorgeous; I love it. Delivery was very fast too. I now have two choices (a) ration visits to this website or (b) buy a bigger house with space for all the stunning lights! 

- Jean | London | 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

It’s been a pleasure working with you!

I’ve had a difficult time communicating with multiple European-based companies for different projects. skinflint were wonderful and extremely punctual, even with the time difference!

- Monique | USA | Commercial client

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These lamps are so practical yet elegant and unique. They’ll add a lot of character to our plain kitchen. The service levels were high - responsive and helpful.

- Clara | London | UK