Electrical Wiring in the Home/rewiring lamp

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I have a lamp my mom gave me from Europe. It is an Halogen lamp with a max 50W-12V Halogen bulb. The lamp has a big adapter to convert  to 230V for European system and plug in wall. The adapter is huge and it seems crazy to add another adapter to convert to 110V. I know I don't have to change the wires themselves and I have to deal with the change before the adapter. Where if & can I find an adapter which would allow me to go from the Halogen 12V to the 110 and plug in my home? In electrical terms what would it be?
Thank you very much, Fanny

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I would think that NY city has some good lamp repair shops, especially since it so cosmopolitan.

Halogen bulbs can be hazardous if not treated correctly so I highly recommend you find a shop that specializes in converting appliances from overseas to the U.S.A.  
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