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Bega Garden Lights Expo 58 Brussels


Condition: Fair condition.

Materials: Completely made of iron with porcelain sockets.

Height: 105 cm – 41.33”

Width: 80 cm – 31.49”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27 – 1 x 100 watt – 110/220 volt.  Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1950s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Bega Gantenbrink-Leuchten KG, Menden, Germany.

Other versions: Made with 1, 2 or 3 lights.

The Bega company was founded in September 1945, at the end of the Second World War and started as a small business with 5 employees. Bega received the “Medaille d’Or” at the international trade fair in Luxembourg in 1952. In 1958, Bega construct the new multi-storey luminaire block with a few other companies at the largest industrial fair in the world in Hanover: an important and courageous step which finally leads to the “World Light Show“. The complete history of the Bega company can be found on their website.
The company still exists and they make beautiful (industrial) lighting.
Glashütte Limburg is a member of the Bega group.

Links (external links open in a new window)

History of the Bega company

Other Bega lights on Vintageinfo

Glashütte Limburg lights on Vintageinfo.

Bega Label inside

Bega Garden Lights Expo 58

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