Coca-Cola Crown Cork Wall Lamp
Materials: Moulded red plastic advertising sing lampshade. Aluminium socket holder. Bakelite E14 socket. Cotton wire.
Width: ∅ 26 cm / 10.23”
Depth: 7 cm / 2.75”
Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 25 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Brainstorm Creative Group, 739 Trabert Avenue, Atlanta, USA.
Other versions: This Coca-Cola crown cork wall lamp exists in all probabilty in no other versions. A drinking cup/goblet wall lamp was also made, as you can see.
This lamp was made in France by an unknown company, as labelled.
The Brainstorm Creative Group is a promotional marketing company founded in 1983. The company “provides advertising, marketing, communication and graphics services designed to give clients a competitive edge in today’s marketplace and enable the realization of their strategic values and objectives. With client relationships spanning decades, Brainstorm is driven by its commitment to quality, service and results”.
Coca-Cola, or Coke, is a carbonated soft drink manufactured by The Coca-Cola Company. Founded in 1889, the company no longer needs an introduction. The name refers to two of its original ingredients: coca leaves, and kola nuts. Coca-Cola produces concentrate, which is then sold to licensed Coca-Cola bottlers throughout the world.
All the electric parts were made by VLM Components in the 1980s. VLM Components was founded in 1945 in Buccinasco, a small village near Milan, Italy. VLM Components is part of the Relco Group, founded in 1967. Today they are the owners of the brands Relco, Leuci, Relco Lighting, VLM Components and Segno. VLM Components became famous for the switches they produce which were designed by Achille Castiglioni in 1968.