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Salvaged Czechoslovakian projectors

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Salvaged Czechoslovakian projectors

Era: 1940s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

Vintage wall-mounted projectors manufactured by the Czechoslovakian manufacturer Meopta in the 1940s. The convex lens provides a focused beam of light while the black steel bracket allows for angled adjustment, perfect to light an object or wall in a variety of settings.

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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

Originally set up in 1933 producing optical lenses, Meopta quickly expanded producing products like enlargers, cameras and binoculars, becoming one of the world's major manufacturers of cinema projectors between 1947 and 1970. Comprising a black aluminium enclosure the wall lights feature the original convex lens, as well as the manufacturer’s detailing and logo embossed on the front of the lamp.

Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder (If you would prefer an E26 lamp holder for US use, just ask).

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60 (glass) mm
250 mm
2.2 kg
240 mm
95 mm
Black

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

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I toyed with this light for ages before I bought it, thinking it was a lot of money. When I eventually ordered and received the light, I was not disappointed. I love this light, so heavy, chunky and in my eyes, gorgeous. It will look brilliant in my dining room, in my newly renovated farmhouse. 

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