1950s Soviet wall lightsEra: 1950s Origin: U.S.S.R (former)
1950s Russian army field wall lights salvaged from decommissioned stock in Lithuania. Featuring the original bakelite gallery and silver steel shade and a new swan-neck bracket.
Many of the products we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc were produced in the former U.S.S.R. and are defined by a clean industrial aesthetic. As with other Communist countries, the same design was often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage. Lights from this region are often defined by their distinctive light green, two-tone colourways.View all lights from U.S.S.R (former)
Each and every light that we find 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 modern-day use. The first and most crucial stage is fully dismantling each piece - we do this even if we have many of the same identical lights - allowing us to undertake an in-depth review of each light’s construction, state of repair, and map its journey through to restoration.
Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder. (If you would prefer an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).
Supplied tested to BS EN60598. IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.
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Why we recommend using energy-saving LED light bulbs in all of our vintage lights.
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Where our lights can be used internally and externally, including bathrooms and IP ratings.
Our UK Lighting Industry Association (LIA), British Standards and UL certifications.
Our zero-carbon business policy and our commitment to looking after the planet.
The quality of what I bought (being around a third of the cost of their top end items) is exceptional. Recommended.
- Steve | London | UK
Good product listings with careful explanations.
- Robert | Chichester | UK
I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased.
- Eleanor | Worcester | UK
We found exactly what we wanted at skinflint: large industrial pendant lights from an old Dunlop Aerospace factory. They fill the space beautifully and we often get asked where they were sourced. With such heritage attached to them, they are like a piece of history that adds to the modern vintage feel we wanted to create.
- Estelle | London | UK