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Russian naval bulkhead lights (V2)

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Russian naval bulkhead lights (V2)

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.S.R (former)

Vintage salvaged Russian naval bulkhead lights from decommissioned cargo ships in India. A clear prismatic glass lens sits within a two-part polished aluminium enclosure which features the original worn CCCP manufacturer's plate.

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U.S.S.R (former)

Origin: U.S.S.R (former)

Many of the products we salvage and restore from the former Eastern Bloc were produced in the former U.S.S.R. and are defined by a clean industrial aesthetic. As with other Communist countries, the same design was often manufactured in three scaled versions to cater for varying bulb wattage. Lights from this region are often defined by their distinctive light green, two-tone colourways.

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Restoration

Once a light has undergone preparatory treatment and the degraded surface has been removed, the path is clear for us 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 wax-polish the surface on large rotating cotton wheels adding shine, grain and highlights to the casting details and bringing out the light’s character through surface and patina.

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder. The lights are suitable as both wall and ceiling fittings.

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130 mm
2.2 kg
260 mm
180 mm
Silver

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

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