These Trolleys are way cool. Now if only they’d use wheels that wouldn’t look so cheap.
I may be dating myself, but I had one of these way back in the 80s! We sold them in the art supply store I worked in. They were cool then, they’re cool now! Thanks for the memories.
At almost $550 US, that is ridiculous. For the same amount or less, you could purchase a rolling tool chest in heavy-gauge steel that would have as much partitioned storage and be hell of a lot more durable.
hooo, I had one as well!! and gave-it away rather lightly, I am so sad now, it was super functional!
Alex, you are right. Taborets, I believe. Every design office in the 80’s had them! They look much cooler than they worked. They were just another thing to trip over when you got up from your desk to make a photostat or clean your rapidographs.
The BOBY (not Bobby) trolleys were designed by legendary designer Joe Colombo in 1970 and produced by Bieffeplast in Italy, and are still being manufactured. Good design = lasting
It doesn’t seem when MOMA decided to include them in their permanent collection they were bothered by the wheels….everyone is a critic
BOBY is produced by B-LINE an italian company…if you need information check in the website http://www.b-line.it.
Dear Ms Tina.
We have a requirements presently for a Bobby trolley:
I would like to seek your help.Can you give me some information where can I get this trolley with this specifications. We need 10 pieces.
Below are the specifications.
. HEAVY DUTY DESIGNED FOR USE IN LABORATORIES,WARDS,CLINICS,THEATRES,PHLEBOTOMY UNITS,CHIROPODY DEPARTMENTS ETC.
. EQUIPPED WITH SIX(6) NOS. PIVOTING DRAWERS FOR TOTAL ACCESSIBLITY,TWO (2) SHELVES & FOUR (4) HANDY RECESSES.
. APPROXIMATE DIMENTION:
· OVERALL : 930mm x 410mm x 430mm
· WORKING TOP AREA: 410mm x 430mm
· SIX NOS. PIVOTING DRAWER: 300mm x 260mm x 60mm EACH
· TWO SHELVES: 300mm x 270mm x EACH
· FOUR HANDY RECESSES: 190mm x 290mm x 110mm EACH
· WITH DIFFERENT CHOICE OF SIZE AND DRAWER OPTIONS TO SUIT INDIVIDUAL USER NEEDS.
· MANUFACTURED FROM HIGH ABS STANDARD FOR STRENGHT AND DURABILITY.
· MOUNTED ON FIVE CASTOR ENSURING EXTRA STABILITY AND MANUEVERABILTY.
· EASILY DISINFECTED USING ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL.
· SEVERAL OPTIONAL FEATURES AVAILABLE.
· EASILY CLEANED USING WIPES AND SPRAY.
· SUPPLIED IN WHITE COLOR AND EQUIPPED WITH LOCK.
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