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1970s Czech ceiling lights (square V2)

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1970s Czech ceiling lights (square V2)

Era: 1970s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

1970s surface-mounted lights salvaged from former Czechoslovakia. Featuring a distinctive and decorative moulded square-glass shade which casts a striking patterned effect when illuminated. An elegant low profile makes these lights suitable for wall or ceiling mounting, particularly in areas short on space.

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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

Over the years, we’ve restored thousands of lights that would otherwise have been lost forever - meticulously examining, refurbishing and updating one part at a time. But we don’t only piece together the light’s components, we also take the time to investigate its history, studying our archive of old manufacturer’s catalogues for clues to assemble the whole story.

Product details

Supplied with a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder. The lights are suitable as both wall and ceiling fittings.

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100 mm
1.2 kg
200 mm
200 mm
Clear | Silver

Supplied 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

Excellent service

Excellent service in all respects.

- David | Preston | UK

A real gem!

What a great little product, saves masses of time and cost rewiring. Will be back for more!

- Chris | Gloucester | UK

Versatile light

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

Finishing touches

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