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Antique operating light by Franta Anyz

Reference 18_3150

Antique operating light by Franta Anyz

Era: 1930s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

A very rare medical operating light designed by the famed Czech designer Franta Anyz, manufactured in the 1930s. This stunning light has been sensitively restored retaining many of the original features and finish, making it a real collector's piece.

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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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Restoration

The light has its original 1930s paint finish to the base, upper arm and lamp head. The height can be adjusted through a counter-weight mechanism within the chrome plated upright stand. The lamp head comprises a large reflector and original glass screen with full adjustment and rotation.

Product details

The light is supplied rewired and tested with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 4 metres of elephant grey braided cable, an inline switch and a plug.

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460 (glass) mm
2280 mm
81 kg
1190 (width/projection) mm
650 (base) mm
Creme | Silver

Non-standard delivery (POA). Supplied wired and tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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