Communist Tube Light – Polished

SKU: 0780


£925.00 (Ex VAT)

Vintage reclaimed communist-era strip light, retro fitted with dimmable LED tubes.

Designed in 1950 and produced in the 1960/1970s by VEB Leuchtenbau Wittenberg/Paul Mrosek KG Wittenberg.

Beautifully manufactured in glass and cast-aluminium and originally manufactured to be explosion, dust and gas proof. This light fitting was used in petrochemical plants, mines and power stations, predominantly in East Germany.

Polished aluminium finish.

Completely rewired with new bespoke LED components. The interior frame is powder-coated in grey.

Fitted with 2 no. fully dimmable (1-10v) LED T8 tubes. Available in 2 colour temperatures, 3000k (White) or 2200k (Extra Warm White).

Can also be supplied as pendants mounted on steel ‘Y’ profile wires, please see image.

  • Supplied fully assembled and tested to BS EN 60598.
  • Also available in Mains Dimming or DALI options, please enquire.
Weight 20.5 kg
Height 160 cm
Width 20 cm
Depth 22 cm

Your purchase makes a difference.

Every light sold includes a contribution to solar lighting kits for off-grid homes in Kenya or Malawi.

Solar lighting allows rural families to extend their work day into the evening hours and allows businesses to operate during the evening.

A solar lamp also helps towards improving literacy rates as it enables children to read after dark.

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