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1950s Scissor Lamps By Curt Fischer For Midgard

1950s Scissor Lamps By Curt Fischer For Midgard

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1950s industrial scissor lamps designed by renowned German designer Curt Fischer for Midgard .

These lamps were fixed to walls over machinery or work stations & could easily be pulled into the desired position.

In amazing condition , fully cleaned, rewired & PAT safety tested ready to go. We have wired with an external cable & plug, if desired this wall light can be fitted intravenously so that the cable is hidden in the wall. This lamp uses a E27 standard screw in bulb, an LED bulb is included with this lamp.

Length ( fully stretched ) 83cm, Width ( Shade ) 16cm, Height 40cm.

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Midgard was founded in 1919 by the engineer Curt Fischer. As a manufacturer lighting who are still producing in Germany to date. Midgard constructed the first articulated " steering lamps “, it was a true innovation in lighting at the start of the 20th century.

This is why Curt Fischer is considered the inventor of tractable light by many. Fischer became the supplier of lighting to the Bauhaus school, where the Midgard lamps could be found on work desks as well as at the desks of renowned designers & teachers at Bauhaus like Gropius, Wagenfeld, Brandt & Stoelzl as well as in their bauhaus apartments.

In 2015 David Einsiedler & Joke Rasch took over the Midgard company from third generation Fischer family & start producing lighting again in hamburg after restructuring the Midgard company.

Many of the items we have for sale are all from what we refer to as " Real Life ", they were all made for use & purpose. There will always be signs of use & ageing which we think gives each item its individuality & personal charm. We clean & repair but we always try our best to keep everything in its original state. We will always give you a good idea of condition & especially highlight anything that we consider may have aesthetic or structural concern.

You are more than welcome to purchase this item in person & pick it up from our London based workshop.

International buyers will need to check with their local authorities to see if any customs & import taxes are applicable. Any additional customs & tax payments are the responsibility of the buyer.

We can not be held responsible for delays due to customs.

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