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Reference 17_2798

Retro Czech ceiling lights

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

These unusual glass and Bakelite ceiling lights were manufactured in the former Czechoslovakia during the 1960s. The lights comprise of a removable moulded glass shade and Bakelite wall mounting. 

czechoslovakia former country map

Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Much of the lighting we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc was produced in the manufacturing powerhouses of the 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. . Every light we reclaim has two tales to tell - its original use, and how it came to be salvaged. We’ll let you know its history but the next chapter is up to you.

Product details

Supplied with a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder.

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150 mm
185 mm
0.7 kg
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Clear | Brown

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

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