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Vintage opaline glass wall lights

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vintage glass globe with swan neck wall bracket
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Vintage opaline glass wall lights

Era: 1960s Origin: UK

Elegant wall mounted globes with a white opaline glass that produces an even distribution of light when illuminated. Fitted with a new polished aluminium gallery and swan neck wall bracket.

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a pair of wall mounted vintage glass globes
vintage glass globe with swan neck wall bracket
UK

Origin: UK

Lighting design in the UK benefitted from a free market. Different companies were working at the same time, designing and producing similar products for the same market. Often with only slight differences in their style, they constantly upgraded and improved their original designs. The products we salvage come from the old industrial heartland of England. This area of the UK was once the boiler room of the British economy - from the potteries of Stoke, through the engineering works of Birmingham, to the wool, textile and cotton mills of Oldham and Manchester.

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Restoration

Restoring a light doesn’t necessarily mean making it ‘like new’. We often preserve the visible signs of age, such as spots of wear and patina, to give a hint about the light’s first story. Or we might reveal the bare metal, accentuating its build and design.

polished aluminium wall bracket and gallery on glass globe

Product details

Supplied with new bayonet (B22) lamp holder.

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260 mm
400 mm
1.4 kg
520 (projection) mm
n/a mm
White | Silver

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

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