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1960s vintage period white glass opaline globe
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Period lighting. Circa 1960 (M)

Era: 1960s Origin: Hungary

Elegant Hungarian period lighting. Elegant medium opaline glass globes with new chrome plated galleries.

pair of 1960s vintage period white glass opaline globes
top view of gallery on vintage period glass opaline globe
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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Restoration

Restoring a light doesn’t necessarily mean making it ‘like new’. We often preserve the visible signs of age, such as spots of wear and patina, to give a hint about the light’s first story. Or we might reveal the bare metal, accentuating its build and design.

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Product details

Supplied with bayonet (B22) hook lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional twisted silver braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. As with all our products, should you require a different colour cable just let us know.

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250 mm
310 mm
2.1 kg
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White / Silver

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

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