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designer vintage Czech medical light with large polished aluminium shade
Reference 16_2567

1950s Czechoslovakian dental lamp

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

An unusual converted dental lamp by 'Chirana' a Czechoslovakian manufacturer. The light has a two-part, polished aluminium, 'eye-ball' reflector and bracket. The reflector can be angled and allows the ability to control the light output by opening/closing the shades. 

large polished chrome shade on converted medical dental lamp
base of vintage converted medical floor standing dental lamp
bakelite handle on next of shade of medical Czech dental lamp
vintage floor standing medical dental lamp next to industrial grey set of drawers
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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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height adjustable designer vintage Czech medical light with large polished chrome shade

Restoration

There is full rotation of the reflector and height adjustment, with an ingeniously hidden counterweight detail to allow the shade to be raised and lowered on the aluminium stem (just twist the black handle to release and lock at the desired height). Refurbished by hand with a brushed and lacquered steel base, mounted on polished aluminium legs with original castors.

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Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with three metres of elephant grey braided cable, a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder, inline switch and plug.

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360 (shade) mm
1880 mm
17 kg
550 (projection) mm
630 (base) mm
Silver | Gun metal grey

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

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