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Retro Czech ceiling lights (V2)

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Retro Czech ceiling lights (V2)

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Part of a rich 200 year history of Bohemian glassmaking, these salvaged 1960s moulded glass lights once adorned hotel corridors in Plzeň, former Czechoslovakia. A clear glass shade with a distinctive bubble design casts a burst of pattern when illuminated. Featuring a Bakelite base, these lights can be mounted on walls and ceilings. Perfect for creating drama in hotel bars and restaurants, or beside bedside tables. Part of the Retreat Collection in collaboration with Dodds & Shute.

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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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Restoration

In the mid 20th century, lights were designed with care and made to last. The work we do at skinflint is based on respecting and preserving the heritage of each piece. This ensures every light we reclaim lives on to tell its tale: from its original use, to how it came to be salvaged and restored. The next part of the story is up to you.

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new (G9) lamp holder. Suitable as a wall or ceiling fitting.

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150 (glass) mm
170 mm
0.7 kg
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110 (base) mm
Clear | Brown

Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.

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A quick word from our customers

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- Martin | London | UK

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Our kitchen is now finished and the lights we bought from you are a perfect fit! We couldn't find a better match and your service has been fantastic.

- Natalie | Cornwall | UK

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The light works well because the industrial style and it complements the exposed brick walls and stone worktops in the kitchen.

- Charles | London | UK

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Love the lights, love your ethos. Absolutely what more companies need to be doing. I have my Retro Czech Ceiling Lights (V2) in my dining room and the spray of light they give off is gorgeous and unusual.

- Jenny | Lincolnshire | UK