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Roger Tallon Erco Spots - Halogen - Osram Halospot 48

Roger Tallon Erco Spots ''Micro''

Roger Tallon Erco Halogen Spots
pin-spot track lighting system


Condition: In perfect condition.

Materials: Metal, plastic and aluminium, painted black, white metal foot.

Total height: 27 cm – 10.62”

Height: 17 cm – 6.69”

Width: 7 cm – 2.75”

Electricity: A 1 QR48 Halogen, 20 watt – 12 volt can be used, preferably a Halospot 48, made by Osram. Other 12 volt halogen lamps can be used. Works with a transformer build inside: 220 volt to 12 volt. Does not work on 110 volt. 

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: Roger Tallon (1929-2011) – father of the industrial design.

Manufacturer: Erco GmbH, Lüdenscheid, Germany.

Other versions: Lamps on rail, floor lamps, table lamps, different models. Also made in white.

Designed in 1977 by the famous French industrial designer Roger Tallon, Born in Paris, 9 March 1929, died in Paris, 20 October 2011.  He created a large amount of beautiful things, the most original watches for LIP, staircases and off course the TGV, “Train à Grande Vitesse”, the high-speed train for Europe.

Roger Tallon worked for many companies, to name a few: Caterpillar France, DuPont, Technés, General Electric, Lip, Air France, Bata, Peugeot, Fenwick, Kodak, Salomon Group, Fluocaril, Elf, Terraillon, Erco and so on.

Erco Spots on Vintageinfo

iF Design award 1977 Erco 33 720, 33 723

Other lights designed by Roger Tallon on Vintageinfo click here.


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