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Soviet era industrial factory ceiling lighting

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pastel green soviet industrial pendant shades with painted gallery
Reference 15_2483

Soviet era industrial factory ceiling lighting

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.S.R (former)

Vintage Soviet era industrial pendants salvaged from factories in the former CCCP. The pendants have a real industrial heritage with their original factory finish to the gallery which features cast maker's marks.

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close up of pastel green soviet industrial pendant
group of soviet industrial pendant lighting salvaged circa 1970
pair of pastel green soviet industrial pendant shades
close up of original painted gallery on soviet industrial factory pendant
U.S.S.R (former)

Origin: U.S.S.R (former)

Many of the products we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc were produced in the former U.S.S.R. and are defined by a clean industrial aesthetic. As with other Communist countries, the same design was often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage. Lights from this region are often defined by their distinctive light green, two-tone colourways.

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castle green industrial pendant light hanging above kitchen worktop

Restoration

Every one of our lights goes through a variety of processes to bring it from the worn and often dilapidated state it arrives in, to a stage where it is ready for your home. From stripping down and rewiring, to applying a finish and sealing the light preventing further degradation to the surface. The vitreous enamelled steel shades have small amounts of localised wear and their original factory finish has been retained to the two part upper gallery, with original manufactures detailing, and an interesting surface patina.

grey fabric braided power cable with galvanized chain and ceiling rose

Product details

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).

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410 mm
450 mm
3.2 kg
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Pastel green | White internal

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

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A quick word from our customers

Superb light

An absolutely beautiful light. Arrived promptly and immaculately packaged. Very efficient service, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. Many thanks.

- Jo | Essex | UK

Fantastic, so pleased

I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased. 

- Eleanor | Worcester | UK

Versatile light

Great light. It looks very smart. I was initially worried that it might be slightly big for the room (we don't have high ceilings) but it looks great and I am really pleased with it.

- Carineh | Oxfordshire | 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