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Fibreglass Rocket Floor Lamp


Materials: 3 teak legs: tripod. Orange/yellow fibreglass tube. Brass parts, brass sockets.

Height: 113 cm / 44.48”

Width: ∅ 22 cm / 8.66”

Fibreglass tube: ∅ 15 cm / 5.90”

Electricity: 2 bulbs B22 (bayonet fitting), 2 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of lamp can be used. Not a specific one preferred. Clear light bulbs have been used for this setup.

Period: 1950s, 1960s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer:  To be appraised.

Manufacturer:  Novoplast, Dolná Streda, Czech Republic.

Other versions: Made in several sizes, colours and versions; white, blue, green, small, big … Probably also produced with E27-sockets.

Often described as a lamp from Denmark but this type of rocket lamp is in all probability made in the Czech Republic, probably in the late 1950s, early 1960s: the Space Age.

These lamps were made in the Czech Republic, but if you want one, you have to buy it in the United Kingdom. Most of the time when a lamp is for sale it is in the UK. It must be a very popular lamp at that time in Great Britain. They are hard to find anywhere else in this version: the most beautiful one.


Novoplast is a company from the Czech Republic. Novoplast was founded in 1947 and is specialized in glass-fibre reinforced plastics.

Used as a prop in the British film Made In Dagenham (2010). A dramatization of the 1968 strike at the Ford car plant in the city of Dagenham, where female workers walked out in protest against sexual discrimination.

Made In Dagenham - Fibreglass Rocket Floor Lamp

Used as a prop in the BBC’s Mrs. Brown’s Boys television sitcom.

Mrs. Brown's Boys - Fibreglass Rocket Floor Lamp