Gorgeous vintage wardrobe
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||Tyne & Wear
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Product Type: Wardrobes/ Armoires
- Age: 1900-1950
This gorgeous wardrobe is from the Utility Furniture range that was available during and after WW2.
I love this wardrobe and the history behind it, but unfortunately we just don't have the space for it.
Here's some information on Utility Furniture taken from Wikipedia:
Utility furniture refers to furniture produced in the United Kingdom during and just after World War II, under a Government scheme which was designed to cope with shortages of raw materials and rationing of consumption. Introduced in 1942, the Utility Furniture Scheme continued into post-war austerity and lasted until 1952.
By 1941 it had become apparent that the combination of a severe lack of timber suitable for furniture making (in which Britain was not self-sufficient) and the increased demand for new furniture due to the losses of housing caused by bombing and to the continuing establishment of new households after marriage, had created a severe furniture shortage.
It does smell a bit musty, hence the low starting price, but I've been advised that that can be got rid of.
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