Aro Leuchte Bedside Lamps
Materials: Round plastic cream coloured base. Round orange plastic lampshades with some fabric glued on it. Metal (iron) clip. Bakelite socket.
Height: 26 cm / 10.23”
Width: ∅ 12,5 cm / 4.92”
Base: ∅ 8,5 cm / 3.34”
Electricity: 1 bulb E14, 1 x 40 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1960s, 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Aro-Leuchte(n) GmbH, Arnold Licht GmbH, Gelsenkirchener Strasse 5, 46325 Borken, Germany.
Other versions: The base is used for many other lamps. Some lamps have the same base, but made of chromed plastic.
Aro-Leuchte GmbH was founded in 1969 as a family business. It ended business in 2006. Not much to be found about the company. The company made many copies of glass lamps, but they made them in plastic or acrylic.
They also produced many floor lamps. You can find several examples here on Vintageinfo.
Many lamps were designed by other companies in the 1950s and 1960s. Aro-Leuchte produced the plastic versions in the 1970s.
Today, the Aro-Leuchten website is offline. The url was www.aro-leuchten.de. Mister Matthias Arnold was the managing director. The company used both Aro-Leuchte as Aro-Leuchten on their labels. The website was also with the N.
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Other Aro-Leuchte lamps on Vintageinfo:
Acrylic lamps made by Aro-Leuchte: