Brutalist factory bully #1070

Made by: Polam Wilkasy  Era: 1980’s  Origin: Poland

An imposing factory bully presented in its original, beautifully aged finish. Composed of an oversized ballast box, thick aluminium casing, preserved cage and clear glass dome; this light really is a statement piece.


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Produced in the 1980’s by ‘Polam Wilkasy’, the Eastern Bloc’s powerhouse of lighting manufacture.
Following the gearing-up of Polish-based manufacture during the preceding cold war years, the need for extremely durable equipment was a must. Polam Wilkasy were contracted to produce sealed fittings which could function safely within volatile environments rich in gas, chemicals, water and heat.
Overengineered to perform in these hazardous environments, the brutalist mantra of ‘form follows function’ is immediately obvious within this fitting. Once recovered and cleaned it became apparent that the original finish was mostly intact, for this reason the decision was made to clean and wax the cast aluminium casings to preserve her beautiful surface patina.
Further information
This fitting arrives complete with its original restored ceramic E27 lamp holder, two metres of black cable, two metres of steel chain and a ceiling mounting plate. Complete and ready to hang.
Rewired & PAT tested.
IP20 rated for internal use only.
Height: 480 mm
Diameter: 340 mm
Weight: 11 kg

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