Bometal Barcelona Scissor Lamp
Materials: Black painted metal (iron) slats, rods and parts. Adjustable conical black metal lampshade. Porcelain E27 socket.
Max Length: 65 cm / 25.59”
Min Length: 35 cm / 13.77”
Lampshade: ∅ 20 cm / 7.87”
Wall Mount: 10 x 5 cm / 3.93 x 1.96”
Electricity: 1 bulb E27, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1940s, 1950s.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Bometal, Barcelona, Spain.
Other versions: This Bometal Barcelona scissor lamp exists in several versions. Also scissor table lamps exists.
No information can be found about a Bometal company in Barcelona. It must be long gone. The company’s logo is a scissor lamp, as you can see. In all probability they only produced this type of industrial lighting. You will therefore not find any other lamps online.
However, a Bometal company exists in Spain. It is named Bometal S.A. (Sociedad Anónima – Anonymous Society), but it is located in Montserrat in the Valencian community, some 370 km / 230 mi from Barcelona. It is a manufacturer of metal structures and their components. It is unclear whether this company has anything to do with the Barcelona company.
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