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Eastern Bloc wall lights (L)

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prismatic glass and steel bulkhead wall light
Reference 14_1807

Eastern Bloc wall lights (L)

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Large Eastern Bloc prismatic bulkhead lights with an angled mounting. Refurbished and reassembled by hand with a linished and lacquered steel enclosure and original prismatic glass lens.

 

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group of prismatic glass and steel industrial bulkhead wall light
detail view of prismatic glass and steel industrial bulkhead wall light
Czechoslovakia (former) country map

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

Before a light can be restored, any damaged outdated components will require repair or replacing. As part of this work we replace original imperial screws with their modern-day metric counterparts and rework their screw ports to take them. We replace the original electrics with brand new, fully certified EN60598 components - this gives you peace of mind, knowing your vintage light is as safe to use as any modern light.

front view of prismatic glass and steel industrial bulkhead wall light

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new bayonet (B22) lamp holder. (If you would prefer an E27 or E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask). The lights are suitable as both wall and ceiling fittings.

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180 mm
4.3 kg
260 mm
220 mm
Gun Metal Grey

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

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