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vintage 1960s original czech glass square wall lights
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Vintage Czech glass wall lights (V2)

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

A large run of 1960s salvaged glass lights from the former Eastern Bloc. These lights were originally installed throughout the circulation areas of residential buildings within the former Czechoslovakia.

 

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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 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

Square matt opal glass enclosures with a moulded cross-hatched detailing. The glass produces an even glow and distribution of light when illuminated. Mounted to a brushed aluminium wall plate that has been aqua-blasted to remove any corrosion.

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Product details

Supplied with a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder.

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125 mm
1.8 kg
245 mm
245 mm
White

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

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