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Lakro Cascade Pendant Chandelier

Materials: Aluminium, purple painted aluminium, white painted below. Bakelite sockets.

Cord Length: 80 cm / 31.49’’

Height: 16 cm / 6.29”

Width: ∅ 15 cm / 5.90”

Ceiling cap:  28 cm / 11.02”

Electricity: 3 bulbs E27, 3 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulbs can be used, not a specific one preferred.

Period: 1960s – 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Lakro B.V., Amstelveen, The Netherlands.

Lakro B.V. sold many lights in this style.
(B.V.: Besloten Venootschap – the Dutch version of a private limited liability company)

Lakro is a family business founded in 1964 by mister Libert. The name Lakro is derived from LAmpen en KROnen: lamps and crowns. Kronen is a Dutch word for flush mounts and ceiling lights.

In the 1990s his daughter opened a second business in Putten, also in The Netherlands.

Lakro was a wholesaler of lights until 2002. His daughter and son-in-law transformed the company into a car styling and car audio business that same year.

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Other Lakro lights on Vintageinfo

Lakro Autostyling and Audio

Lakro Cascade Pendant Chandelier

Many thanks to Marjan from Vintage Drachten for the beautiful pictures and the enthusiasm.