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Parrot Wall Lamp

Materials: Bronze or some type of moulded brass. The Arrows are made in Brass. Plastic and copper parts for the sockets.

Height: 36 cm / 18.89”

Width: 26,5 cm /

Depth: 9 cm / 16.14”

Electricity: 2 bulbs E14, 2 x 60 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. For this setup decorative light bulbs from Sigtay were used. They are no longer in production.

Period: 1960s, 1970s.

Designer: To be determined.

Manufacturers: To be determined.

Other versions: Probably they were made in a few colours.

This parrot wall lamp is often presented as a lamp from the 1930s. It is made in some antique style, but this lamp is produced in the 1970s. The oldest somewhere in the late 60s. The socket is made in modern PVC plastic. Also the wiring is from that period. And it is all original. On the socket is a G.S logo pressed with Modele Deposé on it. French for “deposited model“. In all probability this lamp was made in France (or Belgium).

No information to be found about a G.S company. Many firms in France have that name, but not one that produced electric parts in the 1960s, 1970s.


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GS on Wikipedia

Parrot Wall Lamp - sockets

Parrot Wall Lamp - socket G.S Modele Deposé

Sigtay Light Bulbs

Sigtay Light Bulbs