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Rise & Fall Spotlight Pendant Lamp

Materials: Translucent acrylic. Chromed metal (iron and brass). Rolly rise & fall mechanism. Porcelain sockets.

Cord: This one has an adjustable rise & fall mechanism (40 – 140 cm / 15.74 – 55.11”). It can be easily adjusted in height by pulling the chromed ring underneath.

Height: 35 cm / 13.77”

Width: 49 cm / 19.29”

Electricity: bulbs E27, 2 x 75 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred. For this setup 2 spot light bulbs were used and also a combination of a silver cup light bulb with a spot light bulb. 

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer:  To be appraised.

The date on the Rolly rise and fall mechanism says: 1972. Rolly is an Italian company that produced rise & fall mechanisms for many lamp producers around the world in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s.

The two lamps are resting on the acrylic plate and they can be adjusted, as you can see below.

Remnants of a label are present in the chromed metal canopy, unfortunately it is unreadable. It is not a label from Massive Belgium. To be continued!


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Other lamps with a Rolly rise & fall mechanisms on Vintageinfo

Rise & Fall Spotlight Pendant Lamp