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1970s Desk Lamp

In good condition.

Materials: White painted metal, acrylic white striped translucent lampshade, cast iron counterweight, Bakelite socket, VLM switch 450.

Height: 60 cm / 23.62”

Width: 45 cm / 17.71”

Width base: 20 cm / 7.87”

Electricity: 1 bulb  E27, 1 x 75 watt, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, a white, opaque or frosted one is preferred.

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised.

This table lamp has a switch made by VLM, designed by Achille Castiglioni in 1968. VLM is a famous Italian switch company. More info can be found over here on Vintageinfo: Achille Castiglioni VLM switches. VLM is part of the Relco group, you can find them over here: (link opens in a new window)

VLM switch model 450 

1970s Desk Lamp - VLM Switch

Cast iron counterweight

1970s Desk Lamp - counterweight