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Oxidised Eastern Bloc industrial lights

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industrial pendant lighting with oxide steel enclosure and prismatic glass shade
Reference 15_2189

Oxidised Eastern Bloc industrial lights

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage industrial pendants salvaged from factories within the former Eastern Bloc. Original prismatic glass well within an oxidised and sealed steel enclosure, featuring cast manufacturer's marks.

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reclaimed industrial oxidised steel pendant lights with prismatic glass
oxidised steel vintage industrial pendants
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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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oxidised industrial pendant light above a green worktop and vintage bat poster

Restoration

Oxide is a range of lights featuring specially treated steel or iron enclosures, that have been purposely and individually oxidised in our workshops to create an interesting array of rich surface patinas. The enclosures are then sealed through a unique preservation technique to prevent further ageing.

grey braided cable and industrial black suspension chain

Product details

Each light is supplied new screw (E27) lamp holders, 2mtrs of industrial black steel 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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260 mm
280 mm
8 kg
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Non-standard delivery. Supplied wired and tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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