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1950s Diabolo Scissor Lamp


Materials: Vanilla coloured brass scissor. Brass rod and parts. Aluminium ”diabolo” lampshade.

Length stretched: 71 cm / 27.95”

Length folded: 27,5 cm / 10.82”

Lampshade: ∅ 12,5 cm / 4.92”

Wall plate: 10 x 5 cm / 3.93 x 1.96”

Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, preferably a small one. 

Period: 1950s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: To be appraised, some people say it’s a lamp made by Hala, The Netherlands, others say Anvia, The Netherlands. Other dealers say that it is a lamp made by the Italian Stilnovo company, but that is not true, for sure. Got an idea? Let us know!

Other versions: Made in several colours; at least they exist in vanilla, red and black. Some wall lights have different wall plates and they also exists in a version with a gooseneck instead of a brass rod on the lampshade.

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