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Retro wall lights by Lustry Kamenicky Senov (V1)

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Retro wall lights by Lustry Kamenicky Senov (V1)

Era: 1960s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Original retro wall lights from the 1960s, manufactured by famed Czechoslovakian glassworks manufacturer Lustry Kamenicky Senov. Featuring a chrome-plated enclosure, arm and wall plate, with two moulded clear glass shades. The light can be installed for either up or downward 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 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

At skinflint, restoring a light doesn’t necessarily mean making it like ‘new’. So we often preserve the visible signs of age, such as spots of wear and patina, to give a hint of the light’s first story. Once salvaged and brought back to our workshop, each light is disassembled and we examine every component for damage and flaws, so we know which can be kept, and which need to be replaced. We then hand over to our experts – in-house and locally – to carefully restore each component by hand.

Product details

Supplied rewired and tested with two new screw (E27) lamp holders.

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250 (glass) mm
190 (wall plate) mm
1.5 kg
210 (projection) mm
300 mm
Silver | Clear

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

Lustry Kamenicky Senov

Manufacturer: Lustry Kamenicky Senov

Following WWII, all chandelier companies based in the Kamenicky Senov region of former Czechoslovakia (an area with a rich history of decorative glasswork) were put under joint administration by the state under a new name - Lustry Kamenicky Senov. In the 1960s, this new company primarily specialised in producing glass lighting and chandeliers for domestic use and the USSR. Though they later expanded into pendants and floor lights, their most iconic creation was the elegant crystal glass chandeliers known as the ‘Theresians’, which were inspired by 18th-century Bohemian chandeliers made for Empress Maria Theresa.

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A quick word from our customers

Excellent service

Excellent service in all respects.

- David | Preston | UK

Victorian light

I love it. It arrived quickly and in perfect order. Many thanks.

- Lucy | London | UK

Wonderfully restored

Their product is invariably beautiful and wonderfully restored. To have lights that have seen so much and then get a second life is inspiring in many ways.

- Matthew | London | UK

Everyone adores our lights

We adore skinflint lights. Thank you for our latest buy retro Czechoslovakian pendant (V2). We love it, as well as the 1950s Polish street light and industrial pendant lighting we bought from you. We hope you like how we have used them in our home.

- Jill & Tony | Cheshire | UK