Close To Ceiling Batten Holder


Product Code: H263-MB

This close to ceiling batten holder allows the closest possible affixing of bulbs and shades to a ceiling. Ideal for low ceilings and in other areas where a hanging pendant is not suitable. The brass bayonet lamp holder and ceiling plate are available in either an antique bronze or matt black finish. The lamp holder has a removable shade ring to support a corresponding lamp shade with a bayonet sized shade hole. They can also be used to showcase a designer bare bulb.

Ideal to use for residential lighting, cafe lighting, restaurants or offices for example that require this particular ceiling fixture.

Features include:

  • Metal lamp holder and ceiling plate
  • Antique bronze,matt black or brass finish
  • Ideal for low ceilings 
  • Perfect for bayonet sized lamp shades or bare bulbs
  • Standard Australian domestic B22 fitting

Complete the look with our light shades and designer light bulbs such as our vintage style exposed X large round squirrel cage filament bulb or our LED crystal bulbs to add that finishing touch.

  • About the close to ceiling batten holder light fixture: 

    • The batten holder allows shades to be fitted to ceilings in the closest possible position.
    • The brass metal plate and lamp holder are available in an antique bronze, matt black or brass finish to suit most decors.
    • The metal batten holder baseplate is 65mm in diameter and the measurement from the baseplate to the bottom of the lamp holder is 45mm. 
    • The brass metal batten holder baseplate is 45mm in diameter.
    • The lampholder has a removable lamp shade ring and takes a standard bayonet (B22) bulb. Max 40w
    • Any light shade used with this batten holder must must have a mounting hole of between 28mm to 32mm.


  • Fat Shack Vintage 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 delivery quote, just select your desired products and proceed to the checkout where you will be able to enter your delivery postcode. It will then calculate the shipping price for your order based on your postcode and the items in your basket before you need to go ahead with the order and enter any personal details.

    • All in stock items will be dispatched from our Melbourne warehouse within 2 business days from receipt of payment. If not in stock it will be 10-14 business days before dispatch. If urgent call for current stock availability. Typical delivery times after dispatch are:
      * Melbourne - 2-3 business days 
      * Sydney, Canberra, Adelaide - 4-5 business days
      * Brisbane, Tasmania – 5-6 business days
      * Darwin, Perth - Approximately 6-7 business days

    • For all areas outside these metro locations please allow an additional 1-3 business days.
    • All orders are sent with tracking and full insurance. 
    • Pickups and inspections are available at our Melbourne showroom / warehouse in Melbourne by appointment only. Please contact us to arrange. For large / bulky orders, please contact us directly for a quotation of postage costs.
  • We provide a 30 day return policy on all items purchased from our website. If the item arrives in tip top condition but you decide that you just don’t like it anymore or have changed your mind then please return the items in original, unused, unmarked condition and packaging within 30 days for a full refund less freight.

    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 then please notify us within 14 days of delivery. We will of course replace / refund any damaged items at no additional cost to you.

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  • Please Note: this listing is for the Close To Ceiling Batten Holder only. The light bulbs and Light Shades shown in the pictures are for illustration purposes only. 

    Fat Shack Vintage sells a range of pendant lights online that compliment our light globes beautifully. We also stock ceiling pendant cords so please see these items if you are interested in any of them.