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Eastern Bloc industrial pendant lighting (V2)

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industrial eastern bloc pendants with original white paint finish
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Eastern Bloc industrial pendant lighting (V2)

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage industrial lighting salvaged from a factory within the former Eastern Bloc. Wih a spun aluminium shade and steel gallery, both with their original factory finish and an additional polished aluminium gallery to the top featuring cast manufacturers branding.

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vintage lighting with white enamel shade and grey gallery
group of industrial eastern bloc pendants with shade and galleries
eastern bloc vintage lamps in grey and white enamel
detail of shade and gallery on industrial pendant light
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

Once a light has undergone preparatory treatment and the degraded surface has been removed, the path is clear for us to bring it back to life. At Skinflint we tend not to repaint surfaces, this would make the lights look too ‘new’ and they’d lose some of their individuality. So, with ferrous metals such as iron and steel, we wax-polish the surface on large rotating cotton wheels adding shine, grain and highlights to the casting details and bringing out the light’s character through surface and patina.

grey fabric braided power cable with galvanized chain and ceiling rose

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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380 mm
420 mm
2.3 kg
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Grey | White

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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