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Salvaged Czechoslovakian machinists light

salvaged czech machinists wall light in green
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Salvaged Czechoslovakian machinists light

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

A salvaged Czechoslovakian wall mounted machinists light from the 1950s. It comprises two steel arms, shade and base with fantastic surface patinas emphasising the age of the product. 

extended salvaged czech machinists wall light in green
salvaged czech machinists wall light in green
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

The light has been restored by hand retaining it's original surface finish. There is full rotational adjustment at both the shade and base with further lockable adjustment at arms. At skinflint all original electrical elements are removed and replaced with brand new, certified components (EN60598 if your electrician asks). Any pre-wired lights are then rewired, tested and certified in line with electrical safety standards BS EN 60598. That way you have a light you can rely on every day, for decades to come.

Product details

Supplied tested and rewired with a new screw (E27) lamp holder.

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160 (Shade) mm
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1.6 kg
1250 (Max Projection) mm
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Pastel Green

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

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