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Oxidised Hungarian factory shades (MK2)

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industrial white enamel shade with oxidised steel gallery
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Oxidised Hungarian factory shades (MK2)

Era: 1950s Origin: Hungary

Eastern Bloc factory lights salvaged from industrial sites in Hungary. Featuring a vitreous enamelled steel shade and black rim detail with an oxidised and sealed steel enclosure. The industrial heritage is emphasised with slight localised wear to the enamel.

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a hanging pair of industrial pendant lights from eastern bloc
oxidised steel gallery on industrial pendant light
oxidised steel galleries on worn white enamel eastern bloc enamel shades
oxidised steel galleries on worn white enamel eastern bloc enamel shades
Hungary

Origin: Hungary

We salvage high volumes of industrial and decorative lighting from this landlocked former Eastern Bloc country. Hungarian industrial enamel shades are often available in blue or white, whereas the decorative glassware has more of a clean line and timeless design. In the mid to late 20th century, the Communist east produced a wide variety of lights for both industrial, commercial and residential applications often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage.

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white enamel industrial pendant lighting above a kitchen counter

Restoration

Each original vintage light in our oxide collection has been restored to ensure their deep russet tones and authentic heritage shines on. The lights feature an interesting array of rich surface patinas and specially treated steel or iron enclosures that have been sealed in our workshop to prevent further ageing.

grey braided cable for industrial lights with 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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355 mm
280 mm
3.7 kg
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White | Oxide

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

Beautiful Light! 

I toyed with this light for ages before I bought it, thinking it was a lot of money. When I eventually ordered and received the light, I was not disappointed. I love this light, so heavy, chunky and in my eyes, gorgeous. It will look brilliant in my dining room, in my newly renovated farmhouse. 

- Tina | Cheshire | UK

Excellent service

Excellent service in all respects.

- David | Preston | UK

Ceiling plates

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

- Jonny | East Sussex | UK

A piece of history

We found exactly what we wanted at skinflint: large industrial pendant lights from an old Dunlop Aerospace factory. They fill the space beautifully and we often get asked where they were sourced. With such heritage attached to them, they are like a piece of history that adds to the modern vintage feel we wanted to create. 

- Estelle | London | UK