Polish industrial lightsEra: 1950s Origin: Poland
Industrial caged lights salvaged from a Polish factory. Comprising a polished two part aluminium lamp enclosure with the original glass dome, steel protection cage, and cast manufacturer's marks.
Many of the products we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc were produced in Poland. As with the majority of lights designed and manufactured under Communist rule - during the period from the end of the Second World War to the fall of the Berlin wall - they are defined by a clean industrial aesthetic, with the same design often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage.View all lights from Poland
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.
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).
IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.
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Beautiful lights, very pleased with the quality. Excellent service overall from skinflint.
- Miriam | Hampshire | UK
Quick, efficient and exactly as ordered. Thanks.
- Susan | Hertford | UK
Arrived next day, beautifully packaged and perfect for my own chapel renovation!
- Kate | Powys | UK
Excellent packaging and delivery service.
- Richard | Isle of Wight | UK