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original retro low profile Czech pendant
Reference 17_2970

Retro low profile Czech pendants (V2)

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Stylish and sleek retro Czech pendants refurbished by hand with their original grey finish to the aluminium shade. A lower convex opaline glass lens and a clear glass to the top which allows for uplighting. These would make real feature pendants in a hallway or living room.

a pair of Retro low profile Czech pendants
top view of Retro low profile Czech pendants
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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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Retro low profile Czech pendant over robin day sofa

Restoration

Different materials require different processes and we are fascinated by interesting surfaces and patinas, that’s why we tend not to repaint our lights as this can make them look too ‘new’ and they lose some of their of individuality. The original surface of this light has been retained, restored and sealed using crystalline waxes, All forms of surface sealing are designed to protect and enhance the surface of the lights.

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with 2 metres of elephant grey braided cable, and a minimal wire suspension and ceiling mounted kit.

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435 mm
160 mm
4.5 kg
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Grey | Etched glass

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

Lights for life

As well as offering a lifetime guarantee that includes repairs, our Full Circle buy-back scheme gives you the opportunity to trade-in your skinflint lights. It keeps vintage lights in use forever - helping you and our planet.

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A quick word from our customers

A real gem!

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

- Chris | Gloucester | UK

Spot on

I’ve now purchased five different products over two home refurbishments. Alongside the product, the service, speed and packaging it is spot on. It's only skinflint that make me wish I had another project to work on and a larger property to kit out.

- Matthew | London | UK

Impeccable service & a fabulous range of industrial lights

Your service was impeccable & your beautiful quirky stock of the highest quality. I was lucky enough to visit your HQ in Cornwall whilst on holiday near there. What a wonderful creative sustainable environment you work in. Such a fabulous range of interesting industrial lights. I am delighted with my runway light & will tell everyone where it’s from!

- Pippa | London | UK

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Thank you for the great service with the lights. I am thrilled with them.

- Vanessa | London | UK