"The exact same thing happened to both of my Colossus lamps!
I purchased my Colossus lamps new from LL several years ago and after only three months of use both dimmer switches stopped working.
The bulbs would not turn on even though they were still…"
"It's not the shape of the bottle that makes it feel extra heavy it is the moving liquid inside the bottle ;)
I used to be able to grip my Colossus globe firmly at the top with both hands and lift with my wrists to move it.
Now, I have to give…"
"Unfortunately I do not know the official name of those lamps i just know they are super cool and they were made in Italy during the 70's.
You can see many interesting fiber optic models, including this one, here…"