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Industrial Eastern Bloc worklights

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Industrial Eastern Bloc worklights

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Salvaged worklights from the former Czechoslovakia originally used within industrial sites across the country.  With their original worn factory finish adding a lot of character and interest, these make fantastic feature lights.

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caged work light 1950s industrial table light
caged work light 1950s industrial table light
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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

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 project. The first and most important stage is fully dismantling each and every light - we do this even if we have hundreds of identical lights. The light comprises of a two part aluminum enclosure with a glass dome, flared protection cage with hook and it's original manufacturer's plaque and labeling.  

grey braided cable vintage work light

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with two metres of elephant grey braided cable and new screw (E27) lamp holder. 

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320 mm
3.5 kg
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Supplied wired and tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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A quick word from our customers

Fantastic, so pleased

I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased. 

- Eleanor | Worcester | UK

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I love the light and Cara was fantastic with bulb advice and sending me a copy of the picture of the engine it came from. Great service thanks.

- Marcus | Letchworth | UK

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Love it!

- Michael | Middlesex | UK

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Great light. It looks very smart. I was initially worried that it might be slightly big for the room (we don't have high ceilings) but it looks great and I am really pleased with it.

- Carineh | Oxfordshire | UK