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 ... read more