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Vintage Czech opaline lights Circa 1950.

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Vintage Czech opaline lights Circa 1950.

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Elegant opaline pendant lights with original Bakelite galleries salvaged from factories within the former Czechoslovakia. These make fantastic feature lights within circulation, living or kitchen areas.

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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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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.

Product details

Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holders, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional old gold braided cable and ceiling mounting plate.

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260 mm
340 (Inc Stem) mm
2.8 kg
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White

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

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