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1950s opaline foyer pendants

Era: 1950s Origin: U.S.A

Once illuminating townhouse foyers in Manhattan, these 1950s pendants are decorative by design. The opaline glass shade provides an even, diffused glow, with warm tones complimented by an original polished brass gallery. Perfect for bringing style and sophistication to modern day hallways and living rooms.

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Origin: U.S.A

Unlike the communist Eastern Bloc countries, lighting design in mid-century U.S.A. 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. Due to the location we rarely have the opportunity to reclaim and restore light fixtures from the U.S.A., but some of our perennial favourites are the old signal lights that adorned the highways of the midwest. We reconfigure and restore these timeless classics into functional pendant lights, for both residential and commercial use.

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Restoration

The restoration process our vintage lighting goes through can take many months. First, we gently disassemble each light fitting allowing us to spot any flaws and plan how best to bring it up to modern electrical standards. Our team of experts then patiently restore each component by hand. The finished result is a meticulously restored vintage light that is ready for use for decades more to come.

Product details

Each light is supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional old gold braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. If you would prefer another colour cable or an E26 lamp holder (USA), please just ask.

Diameter: 305 mm
Length: n/a mm
Height: 320 mm
Width: n/a mm
Weight: 2.3 kg
Colour: White
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Supplied tested to BS EN60598. Converted for use in the US and worldwide. IP20 for internal use only.

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Lights for life

As well as offering a lifetime guarantee that includes repairs, our Full Circle buy-back scheme gives you the opportunity to trade-in your skinflint lights. It keeps vintage lights in use forever - helping you and our planet.

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Applications

Where our lights can be used internally and externally, including bathrooms and IP ratings.

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