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Soviet industrial factory lighting

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reclaimed soviet green enamel and glass pendants
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Soviet industrial factory lighting

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage Soviet era industrial pendants salvaged from factories in the former CCCP. With an emphasised industrial heritage retaining their original factory paint finish to the gallery.

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close up of gallery on reclaimed soviet era enamel pendants
internal view of reclaimed soviet green enamel and glass pendants
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

Different materials require different processes. At Skinflint 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 vitreous enamelled steel shades so small signs of wear and are fitted with the original convex glass screens. The original factory finish has been retained to the two part upper gallery, which features original manufacturers 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
510 mm
6.4 kg
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Green | White (internal)

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

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