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Reclaimed Czech factory wall lights

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industrial wall lighting from czech factory caged glass round bulkhead
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Reclaimed Czech factory wall lights

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Industrial circular bulkhead lights salvaged from a factory in the former Czechoslovakia. Comprising of a two-part brushed and lacquered cast steel enclosure, a removable protection cage and the original glass lens. 

 

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caged glass steel round bulkhead wall light from industrial czech factory
two industrial wall lights from czech factory caged glass round bulkhead
steel caged industrial reclaimed czech factory lighting
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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

Once a light has undergone preparatory treatment and the degraded surface has been removed, we then begin the journey to bring it back to life. At Skinflint we tend not to repaint surfaces, this would make the lights look too ‘new’ and they’d lose some of their individuality. So, with ferrous metals such as iron and steel, we linish the surface on large rotating wire wheels adding depth, grain and highlights to the casting details and bringing out the light’s character through surface and patina.

front view of round glass caged steel bulkhead wall light

Product details

Each light is supplied with two new porcelain screw (E27) holders. Suitable for use as both wall and ceiling fittings.

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280 mm
150 mm
4.8 kg
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Gun metal grey

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

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A quick word from our customers

Superb light

An absolutely beautiful light. Arrived promptly and immaculately packaged. Very efficient service, I am extremely pleased with my purchase. Many thanks.

- Jo | Essex | UK

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Beautiful lights, exactly as described and photographed online, and with very quick delivery. Thank you.

- Henrietta | Kent | UK

Fantastic, so pleased

I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased. 

- Eleanor | Worcester | UK

Finishing touches

Lighting is critical to any room and when it came to putting the finishing touches to our vintage kitchen, we came to skinflint - and we found exactly what we wanted.

- Estelle | London | UK