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Vintage Czech opaline globes (V1) - cable

Era: 1950s Origin: Czechoslovakia (former)

These globe pendants once illuminated civic buildings in Prague, former Czechoslovakia. The original hand blown opaline glass creates an even glow when lit, contrasting with a brown Bakelite gallery. Perfect for creating ambience suspended above bars, kitchen islands or dining tables.

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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

Over the years, we’ve restored thousands of lights that would otherwise have been lost forever scrap - examining, refurbishing and updating one part at a time. But we don’t only piece together the light’s components. We take the time to investigate its history, studying old catalogues for clues and assembling the whole story.

Product details

Supplied with a new screw (E27) lamp holder, 2mtrs of brown braided cable and ceiling mounting plate. (If you would prefer another colour cable, or an E26 lamp holder for use in the USA, please just ask).

Diameter: 300 mm
Length: n/a mm
Height: 435 mm
Width: n/a mm
Weight: 1.8 kg
Colour: White | Brown
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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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A quick word from our customers

Ceiling plates

Beautiful little ceiling plate. Elegant. Functional. Well made. Simple to install. Top quality. Excellent condition. Excellent 

- Jonny | East Sussex | UK

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Lampada stupenda!!! Servizio impeccabile e velocissimo, davvero tutti i miei complimenti, siete bravissimi!

- Isabella | Milano | Italy

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I have never received a more beautifully packaged item, the light itself is wonderful and we are very pleased. 

- Eleanor | Worcester | UK

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Love the lights, love your ethos. Absolutely what more companies need to be doing. I have my Retro Czech Ceiling Lights (V2) in my dining room and the spray of light they give off is gorgeous and unusual.

- Jenny | Lincolnshire | UK