VINTAGE CHRISTMAS ROTOCHROME 6-COLOR MOTION WHEEL LIGHT

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  • Item Category: Entertainment
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Dec 03,2006
  • Channel: Online Auction
EARLY ALUMINUM CHRISTMAS TREE MOTION WHEEL LAMP
ROTOCHROME BY GoldE MFG. OF CHICAGO - THEATRICAL?
SIX COLOR INSERT DISC, CAST METAL, SWIVELS & ADJUSTS
BIG MOTOR, 500 W MAX LAMP, 115 VOLTS, 60 CYCLES
RECENT ESTATE FIND, COOL FOR DISPLAY, PROP OR PLAY
VINTAGE COLLECTORS ITEM IN GREAT CONDITION! We Have Several Collectibles & Vintage Items For Sale This Week So Don't Miss Out! Please Check Our Auctions Daily For New Additions: stp66 & atomicwarehouse Up for auction is this excellent vintage cast metal motion wheel color projection light lamp for use with the early aluminum Christmas trees, but since this one is much beefier and has more of a commercial design t is speculation on the internet this was possibly made for live lighting of theatrical performances and on-stage applications. If being used for lighting up your tree or other decorations it is simply the DADDY of all color wheels and built to last. It's called Rotochrome and made by GoldE Manufacturing of Chicago, Illinois. Features a rotating disc with six color inserts - blue, green, red, lavender, orange and yellow sections. The reflector/housing has an art deco style design and is adjustable up to 90 degrees and can also swivel left-right since it's attached to a "cradle" type holder, the base is metal with mounting holes. What other tree light has a metal heat shield on top and metal positioning handle on the back? The unit is rated at 115V, 60 cycles and can handle up to a 500 watt bulb! Stands around 12½" tall, 7½" wide, 10" deep and weighs a meaty 8¼ pounds. Tested and in perfect working condition (motor runs very quiet) but is being sold "as found" since vintage electronics are unpredictable. Light bulb included. This motion light is a recent estate find that is in search of a new home so don't miss out on your chance to own this nifty treasure! This vintage Christmas motion wheel or theatrical lighting device would definitely make a fantastic display item for collection-decoration or make a wonderful surprise gift for someone special. Sure to be of interest to any serious collector, creative interior decorator or could even be used as a prop item to liven up any set. Please see the "Condition" section below for more details. Please bid with confidence. All Of Our Items Are True Vintage, 100% Guaranteed Just As Described For Safe & Happy Transactions.

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CONDITION : This vintage Rotochrome is in great cosmetic condition ...

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