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Czech machinists scissor lamp

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Reference 18_3064

Czech machinists scissor lamp

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

A 1950s Czech machinist lamp, perfect as a wall mounted task light as the retractable scissor arm and flexible stem allow the light to be perfectly positioned. An original grey painted finish and an interesting patina give real character to this lamp.

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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 home. From stripping down and rewiring, to applying a finish and sealing the light preventing further degradation to the surface.

Product details

The light is supplied tested and rewired with a new screw (E27) lamp holder and black cable.

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170 (shade) mm
150 (wall plate) mm
2 kg
850 (projection) mm
45 (wall plate) mm
Dark Grey

IP20 for internal use only. All dimensions and weights are approximate.

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