Polaroid Cool Cam (Circa 1988)

Description General

This decor light has been remanufactured from reclaimed and/or salvaged materials thereby diverting them from landfill and would look great in your home, shop, office, cafe or restaurant. All camera lights comes with a social history so it is a conversation piece as well as a unique work of art.

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Description Specific

Polaroid is an American company that is a brand licensor and marketer of its portfolio of consumer electronics founded in 1937 by Edwin H. Land who ran the company until 1981. When the original Polaroid Corporation was declared bankrupt in 2001, its brand and assets were sold off.  The “new” Polaroid formed as a result, and itself declared bankruptcy in 2008, resulting in a further sale and in the present-day Polaroid Corporation. In May 2017, the brand and intellectual property of the Polaroid Corporation were acquired by the largest shareholder of the Impossible Project, which had originally started out in 2008 by producing new instant films for Polaroid cameras.  The Impossible Project was renamed Polaroid Originals in September 2017.

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This Polaroid Cool Cam was introduced in 1988. It was a limited-edition version of Polaroid’s popular Sun 600 series from the ‘80s. Coming in a variety of bold colour combinations, each camera tells a story about late 20th century design. The special editions cemented the 600 as a pop culture icon. This one is mounted on a stylish IKEA LAUTERS table lamp base with dimmer switch. (Dimmer function will only work if you use a dimmable bulb). The cloth cable and solid wood give an honest, retro feel. The legs have been sprayed to match the colour in the camera.

Technical Details

Depth:                                 10” (26mm)
Width:                                10” (26mm)
Height (max):                    21” (54mm)
Height (min):                     N/A
Packaged size:                   12” x 12” x 24” (30mm x 30mm x 60mm)

Weight:                                14lbs
Lamp holder:                     Small Edison Screw Fitting

Bulb type:                           LED E27 100 lumen clear globe
Dimmable:                          YES

Cord Length:                      6.5′ (2m)

Cord entry:                         Rear

Mains connection:            BS1363/A moulded plug fitted with 3 amp fuse

Method of operation:       Twist dimmer switch
Supplied with:                   Recommended bulb

Polaroid Cool Cam (Circa 1988)

£129.00