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Herda Table Lamp


Condition: In perfect condition.

Materials: Perspex (poly methyl methacrylate – PMMA) degrading brown lampshade, chromed metal, Bakelite socket.

Height: 58 cm – 22.83”

Width: 35 cm – 13.77”

Electricity: 1 x 60 watt bulb E27 – 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, but preferably a white – opaque or frosted one. 

Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.

Designer: To be appraised.

Manufacturer: Herda Verlichting BV, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Other versions: Made in degrading brown and white.

Herda Verlichting BV (Herda Lighting company) was a Dutch family owned (brothers Daniels) lamp factory founded in 1948 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Later the factory moved to Almere, some 30 km (18.5 mi) away from the city. Herda was declared bankrupt on June 24, 1997.

Herda had some top designers employed, including Willem van Oyen Sr. who is famous for his Chartres wall lights he designed for the Raak company, also from The Netherlands. You can see this lights on the Vintageinfo website, click here

Links (external links open in a new window)

Almere on Wikipedia

Amsterdam on Wikipedia

Perspex on Wikipedia

Other Herda lights on Vintageinfo, click here.

Early Herda logo
(not from this light)

Herda Amsterdam Lighting, Telephone: 94 40 11, 7 lines!

Herda Label - 1 x 40 Watt

Herda Verlichting, Amsterdam