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white opaline ceiling light with brass mounting
Reference 15_2373

Period opaline ceiling light

Era: 1950s

Vintage ceiling light. Opaline glass diffuser with the original polished brass gallery.

 

 

detail view of brass mounting for ceiling light
vintage period ceiling light

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.

Product details

Supplied with new screw (E27) lamp holder. Can be converted to screw (E26) lamp holders (for use in USA) if required. Please state at point of order.

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300 mm
400 mm
1.7 kg
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White / Brass

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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Applications

Where our lights can be used internally and externally, including bathrooms and IP ratings.

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A quick word from our customers

1940s industrial lights

The quality of what I bought (being around a third of the cost of their top end items) is exceptional. Recommended.

- Steve | London | UK

A real gem!

What a great little product, saves masses of time and cost rewiring. Will be back for more!

- Chris | Gloucester | UK

Finishing touches

Lighting is critical to any room and when it came to putting the finishing touches to our vintage kitchen, we came to skinflint - and we found exactly what we wanted.

- Estelle | London | UK

Outstanding customer service

Thank you for the very careful crating and packing. The fixture is even better in person! We are so impressed with not only your inventory, but your outstanding customer service. 

- Jerry | California | US