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Czech Army field light pendants

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

"Czechoslovakian Army field lamps comprising a spun aluminium shade with the original worn factory finish and a Bakelite upper gallery. With lateral adjustment from the shade, the lights can be used to provide task illumination for a wall or specific object.

As featured in the Paramount TV series 'Catch-22'."

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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 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

At skinflint we are fascinated by the interesting surfaces and patinas inherent in our vintage products. That’s why we tend not to repaint surfaces, instead committing to preserving the uniquely worn aesthetic of each piece. Once a salvaged light arrives in our workshop it is examined to determine its materiality and restoration process. Non-ferrous metals such as aluminium are often sealed using waxes, or occasionally left raw so the surface can develop an interesting lustre over time.

Our lights on the big screen

Did you know that our vintage lights regularly star in feature films such as Mission Impossible and hit TV series such as Warner Bros’ Pennyworth? This particular light was used in the TV series Catch-22. You can explore other collector’s pieces from the big screen in our vintage prop lighting collection. Alternatively, if you’re interested in our prop hire services click here.

Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of suspension chain, traditional bronze braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable please just ask).

Diameter: 210 mm
Length: n/a mm
Height: 320 mm
Width: n/a mm
Weight: 1.3 kg
Colour: Army Green
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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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