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Author Topic: Very rare bulb! Lamps from Finland!  (Read 7966 times)


Offline Mónico González

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Re: Very rare bulb! Lamps from Finland!
« Reply #1 on: November 14, 2008, 11:16:18 am »
Hi hennetv,
I have a lamp similar to the first one of yours:





This one bi-conic bulb was manufactured here in Spain by "LAES" (L?mparas especiales, sociedad an?nima), this factory is established in Barcelona.
This model named "Rombo 3" was manufactured in mid 80's, but actually are not in production from many years ago although LAES continues in activity. The name "Rombo" comes from its profile shape, that seems like a truncated rhombus when the bulb is watched from the side.
The main difference between your lamp and this one is that mine is fully opalised (really powder coated) but your has the upper "crown" only frosted, but the globe shape are almost the same.
I don't knew nothing about this Finland manufacturer, so any further info about WIRLA lamps will be welcome.

LAES released another three "Rombos" by the same time that you can see at my collection here among this one:

http://mis-bombillas.com/Mis-Bombi-Web/Laes_Rombo-1.htm
http://mis-bombillas.com/Mis-Bombi-Web/Laes_Rombo-2.htm
http://mis-bombillas.com/Mis-Bombi-Web/Laes_Rombo-3.htm
http://mis-bombillas.com/Mis-Bombi-Web/Laes_Rombo-4.htm

This is a little "photo-album" about the four Rombos:

http://www.mis-bombillas.com/Mis-Bombi-Web/Album_Laes_Rombos.htm

I hope you have enjoyed watching these curious Spanish lamps.
Regards.
« Last Edit: November 14, 2008, 11:23:08 am by M?nico Gonz?lez »