Bakelite Light Shade

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  • These Bakelite vintage reproduction industrial style light shades ooze vintage charm and come with a braided textile cloth cord. They are genuine Bakelite (not plastic) and are manufactured here in Australia using the original moulds and machinery of the 1930's. This type of Bakelite light shades were traditionally used by flower growers as the shades are able to withstand high wattage globes without melting when strung over fields or hung in green houses. They were also sold to general stores all over the country so are a real reminder of vintage Australiana. A great little light shade that perfectly compliments bare pendant fittings to give them a vintage flair while not distracting from the rawness of the hung light bulb.

    Features include:

    • Genuine Bakelite Light Shade
    • Original moulds of the 1930's
    • Ideal for home or commercial settings
    • Perfectly compliments bare pendant fittings

    About the Bakelite Light Shade:

    • Available in a range of four colours; mottled brown, black and white speckle, mottled green and black. All available from the drop down menu. 
    • The shades are 210mm in diameter and 70mm high.
    • The hole at the top for attaching it to your lampholder is 29mm.
    • If you are wanting the complete set which includes the cord, please see our Genuine Bakelite Light Pendant fixture.

  • SKU

    S004

    Width/Diameter (mm)

    210mm

    Height (mm)

    70mm

    Material

    Bakelite

    Bulb Included

    No

    Cutout

    29mm

    Colour

    Mottled brown, black and white speckle, mottled green, black
  • Please Note: this listing is for the Bakelite Light Shade only. The light bulbs shown in the pictures are for illustration purposes only. 

    These Bakelite light shades look perfect with our Edison Squirrel cage Filament Bulb light bulb which is pictured. For a longer lasting LED version pair with the LED Edison Teardrop Clear Bulb.

  • Fat Shack Vintage proudly delivers Australia wide. From the tip to the tail and all the places in-between – if you live in Australia, we’ll get it to you!

    • For a shipping quote, simply add the product to your cart and proceed to checkout, where you can enter your postcode in the shipping rate calculator. We’ll calculate the shipping price for you, and this price will be displayed as part of the order total.
    • To ensure peace of mind, all FSV orders are sent with tracking and full insurance.
    • In-stock items are normally dispatched from our Melbourne warehouse within 2 business days from the date of purchase. If the order is urgent, please call us to confirm stock availability.


    Typical delivery times after the date of dispatch are:

    • Melbourne: 2 business days
    • Sydney, Canberra & Adelaide: 3-4 business days
    • Brisbane & Tasmania: 4-5 business days
    • Darwin & Perth: 5-6 business days
    • For all non-metro locations, please allow an additional 1-3 business days. However, if you’re in in a remote NT area, please allow an additional 10 business days. The wait will be worth it, we promise!
      If your order is big and bulky, or requires express shipping, please contact us before ordering so that we can create a tailored postage quote just for you.

    Click & Collect

    You can now click & collect your order from our Melbourne showroom, so shopping with us has never been easier. Please contact us to arrange a collection time convenient for you.

    Returns

    We understand that, from time-to-time, not everything goes according to plan. For this reason, we happily offer a 30-day return policy on all items purchased from our website. If your item arrives in tip top condition, but you’re not 100% satisfied, you can return the items in original, unused and unmarked condition with original packaging within 30 days for a full refund, minus the freight cost.

    Please note: This excludes sale items and custom orders.

    In order to process your refund request, please contact us that we can know when to expect the products back, and please return the items to the following address:

    Fat Shack Vintage
    2 Age St
    Cheltenham VIC 3192

    Upon delivery of your order, please check your order to ensure it’s arrived in perfect condition. If there are any damages, faults or problems with your order, please contact us within 14 days of receipt of goods. We will of course replace or refund any damaged items at no additional cost to you.

    For more info please see our FAQs or our Returns & Warranties Page

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description

These Bakelite vintage reproduction industrial style light shades ooze vintage charm and come with a braided textile cloth cord. They are genuine Bakelite (not plastic) and are manufactured here in Australia using the original moulds and machinery of the 1930's. This type of Bakelite light shades were traditionally used by flower growers as the shades are able to withstand high wattage globes without melting when strung over fields or hung in green houses. They were also sold to general stores all over the country so are a real reminder of vintage Australiana. A great little light shade that perfectly compliments bare pendant fittings to give them a vintage flair while not distracting from the rawness of the hung light bulb.

Features include:

  • Genuine Bakelite Light Shade
  • Original moulds of the 1930's
  • Ideal for home or commercial settings
  • Perfectly compliments bare pendant fittings

About the Bakelite Light Shade:

  • Available in a range of four colours; mottled brown, black and white speckle, mottled green and black. All available from the drop down menu. 
  • The shades are 210mm in diameter and 70mm high.
  • The hole at the top for attaching it to your lampholder is 29mm.
  • If you are wanting the complete set which includes the cord, please see our Genuine Bakelite Light Pendant fixture.

SPECIFICATIONS

SKU

S004

Width/Diameter (mm)

210mm

Height (mm)

70mm

Material

Bakelite

Bulb Included

No

Cutout

29mm

Colour

Mottled brown, black and white speckle, mottled green, black
Recommended Bulbs

Please Note: this listing is for the Bakelite Light Shade only. The light bulbs shown in the pictures are for illustration purposes only. 

These Bakelite light shades look perfect with our Edison Squirrel cage Filament Bulb light bulb which is pictured. For a longer lasting LED version pair with the LED Edison Teardrop Clear Bulb.

Delivery & Returns

Fat Shack Vintage delivers Australia wide. For your peace of mind all orders are sent with tracking and full insurance.

Typical standard delivery times after dispatch are:

Melbourne 2-3 business days
Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide 3-5 business days
Brisbane, Tasmania 4-6 business days
Perth, Darwin - Approximately  6-7 business days

For all areas outside these metro locations please allow an additional 1-3 business days. For a delivery quote, please proceed to the checkout to calculate the shipping total.

Please contact us directly for any large/bulky orders, trade discounts or express shipping.

All in stock items will be dispatched from our Melbourne warehouse within 2 business days from receipt of payment. If not currently in stock it can be up to 10-14 business days before dispatch. If your order is urgent please phone our customer service team for current stock availability.

All NUD prodcuts that are out of stock will take an additional 4-6 weeks for delivery. All Plumen products that are out of stock will take an additional 2-3 weeks.

Click & Collect

Collection is available from our Melbourne showroom/warehouse from 8am - 4pm Monday to Friday.

Returns

We provide a 30 day return policy (this excludes sale stock and custom orders). If you would like to return an item please contact our customer service team on: 03 9585 6836. All returns must be in original, unused, unmarked condition and include all internal and external packing. Items must be received within 30 days for a full refund less freight. For more information see our terms and conditions.

Please contact us so we know to expect it and return the items to the following address:

Fat Shack Vintage
2 Age Street
Cheltenham, VIC 3192

If any items arrive damaged notify us within 14 days of receipt of goods. We will replace/refund any damaged items at no additional cost to you. For more information see our FAQs.

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