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1960s Czech ceiling lights

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1960s Czech ceiling lights

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage 1960s surface-mounted lights salvaged from former Czechoslovakia. A simple and stylish light with moulded detailing, the light comprises a white opaline glass shade within a brushed aluminium enclosure. Perfect for illuminating and creating atmosphere in smaller spaces such as hallways.

As featured in the Disney+ TV series 'Pistols'.

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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

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. We then undertake an in-depth review of its construction and following that, map its journey through restoration.

Our lights on the big screen

Did you know that our vintage lights regularly star in feature films such as Mission Impossible and hit TV series such as Warner Bros’ Pennyworth? This particular light was used in Danny Boyle's TV series Pistols on Disney+. You can explore other collector’s pieces from the big screen in our vintage prop lighting collection. Alternatively, if you’re interested in our prop hire services click here.

Product details

Each light is supplied with 2no. new screw (E27) lamp holders. Suitable for use as both wall and ceiling fittings.

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310 mm
150 mm
1.6 kg
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White | Silver

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

Lights for life

As well as offering a lifetime guarantee that includes repairs, our Full Circle buy-back scheme gives you the opportunity to trade-in your skinflint lights. It keeps vintage lights in use forever - helping you and our planet.

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A quick word from our customers

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Beautiful little ceiling plate. Elegant. Functional. Well made. Simple to install. Top quality. Excellent condition. Excellent 

- Jonny | East Sussex | UK

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Arrived next day, beautifully packaged and perfect for my own chapel renovation!

- Kate | Powys | 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

Vintage Mek Elek Wall Light

My beautiful lamp arrived and the bespoke adaption is fabulous - this beauty is now mobile in my art studio, perfect for when I’m washing down my silk screens or doing detailed pencil work at my desk. 

- Nicola | Woodford Green | UK