Hustadt-Leuchten Wall Lamp
Materials: Rectangular orange-red & black wall mount. Chromed metal (iron) tube, rod and adjustable joint. Orange-red painted aluminium conical lampshade, painted white inside. Pull switch cord. Bakelite E27 socket.
Height: 23 cm / 9.05”
Lampshade: ∅ 14 cm / 5.51”
Base: 13 x 6,5 cm / 5.11 x 2.55”
Electricity: 1 x E27 bulb, 1 x 100 watt maximum, 110/220 volt.
Any type of light bulb can be used, not a specific one preferred.
Period: 1970s – Mid-Century Modern.
Designer: To be appraised.
Manufacturer: Walter Hustadt GmbH & Co. KG Leuchten, Am Schindellehm 7-9, 59755 Arnsberg, Germany.
Other versions: This Hustadt-Leuchten wall lamp was also made in black, completely chromed and in all probability made in several colours. Also made as a desk lamp and as a floor lamp.
Hustadt-Leuchten was founded in September 1962 as Walter Hustadt GmbH & Co. KG Leuchten. Not much is know about it. The company officially ended business in may 2014. It went bankrupt some 5 years before.
Hustadt-Leuchten always produced high quality lights. You can find a few lamps on this website. The company received several design awards. One of the most well known designers for Hustadt-Leuchten was Klaus Hempel, who also designed lamps for the famous Gebr. Kaiser & Co. Leuchten, company, also from Germany.
Hustadt is also a small German town that was build in the late 1960s as a model neighbourhood according to the general urban standards, to fulfil the requirements for approximately 6000 inhabitants. Hustadt is build on the edge of the city of Bochum. It’s surrounded by woods and fields on the one side, and offshoots of the enormous campus of the Ruhr University, as well as other housing areas on the other side.