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Crested 1967 Mid-Century Modern Rosewood & Leather Contemporary Armchairs

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Seller: exclusive-furniture-wimbledon (2,004) 100%, Location: Wimbledon , Ships to: GB, Item: 182366239645 Antique & Vintage furniture Wimbledon 07850 890032 We are delighted to offer for auction one of three very rare 1967 mid-century modern cream leather with rosewood arms cinema armchairs I can possibly pick up some more of these chairs so should you need more than three please let me know and I will ask my supplier These are from a custom made to order limited edition run of 50 chairs, each one is disc stamped with the number, please let me know which one you would like at the time of checkout The chairs are upholstered with cream semi aniline leather which is in good condition throughout, there’s some pitting in places but it all adds to the vintage look and feel The arm rests running through to the back frame is all 100% solid Brazilian rosewood, this is an endangered species now and you can no longer buy it. Each arm lifts up to reveal hidden storage compartments. The bases which are solid and don’t swivel are solid stainless steel, brushed and chrome polished We have deep cleaned hand condition waxed and hand polished these from top to bottom, they are in lovely vintage condition throughout Each chair is stamped with the 1967 FLOREAT INDUSTRIA crest FULL DETAILS BELOW Official blazon Arms : Per pale Azure and Argent to the dexter a representation of St. Cuthbert's Cross proper and to the sinister two Pallets vert on a Chief also Argent a representation of the Steam Engine "Locomotion" and Tender also proper. Crest : On a Wreath of the Colours two Lions combatant Argent supporting between them with the forlegs a Civic Mace Or. Supporters : On the dexter side a Wyvern sejant severing the neck a Falchion proper and on the sinister side a Lion crowned Or. Motto : 'FLOREAT INDUSTRIA' - May industry flourish Origin/meaning The arms were officially granted on May 20, 1960, the supporters on October 10, 1967. The steam engine recalls the Stockton and Darlington Railway's first steam engine "Locomotion", which dates from 1825. The St. Cuthbert's cross commemorates the legend of the monks of Lindisfarne fleeing the Danish invaders, who carried with them the body of the Saint and eventually came to Darlington. On the spot where the body lay an early Saxon Church was built, hence the dedication of the parish church. The mace is a symbol of civic government and the two lions are derived from the arms of the See of Durham and hence link also with the arms of the Durham County Council . The supporters commemorate the visit to the town of HM Queen Elizabeth II and HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh on 19th October 1967, the lion being a royal emblem. The wyvern refers to the legend of the slaying of the "Sockburn Worm" by Sir John Conyers. The Manor of Sockburn lies a few miles south east of Darlington, on the River Tees. The estates were granted to the Conyers family by the King soon after the Norman Conquest, in recognition of the brave deed. A condition attached to the gift is that the first time a new Bishop of Durham enters the diocese he must be presented with the falchion as he crosses Croft Bridge. Dimensions Height:- 86cm Width:- 86cm Depth:- 76cm Please note all measurements are taken at the widest point, if you would like any additional or specific measurements please ask Any questions please feel free to ask before you bid DELIVERY OR COLLECTION This item is available for collection from our Wimbledon warehouses SW19-3BE, we can have it delivered nationwide to include Scotland Wales and Ireland, please contact me on 07850 890032 via text (or email) with your postcode for a delivery quotation, please be sure to include which item you would like to buy as the price is determined on size and distance, if you would like more than one piece of furniture we offer a substantial discount on the second and third item, for international shipping please view the below information ABOUT US Antique and Furniture LTD is a privately owned family ran business out of Wimbledon SW19, we have four large storage warehouse’s, if you have any questions please call or text James on 07850 890032 PAYMENTS We accept payment via card at the warehouse on the day of collection, paypay or bacs prior to collection We would kindly ask that all items are paid for within 48 hours and collected within 7 working days, we can hold all paid items for 14 days free of charge, there after there is a very small storage fee CONDITION Please view the very detailed pictures as they form part of the description around condition Please also ask any questions before you bid and not after, all of our items are sold as seen and as listed COURIER (LARGE ITEMS ONLY THAT CAN’T BE POSTED) We prefer collection on all items from Wimbledon SW19-3BE We can arrange delivery nationwide, please confirm the delivery amount before you buy and not after Whoever delivers will usually require some help on the larger items to unload, if this is not possible please let us know as it will affect the price to send a two man team Delivery is to the ground floor only, again if you need help upstairs or in flats etc that's absolutely not a problem, the couriers charge £10 per flight per man per item, if you have a working elevator then naturally there’s no additional fee I’m happy to accommodate your own courier after a cleared payment has been received, they need to book in a collection time with at least 24 hours notice, all collections must be made within 7 working days of the close of the auction unless agreed by prior arrangement INTERNATIONAL We can currently deliver to Portugal France Spain and Italy, please contact us with your full address and we will have a quote drawn up for you Delivery time can take two to three weeks depending on the courier’s routes for the above mentioned countries The price listed is just a guide, please contact us for a quote before buying, if you have your own courier or wish to book the collection in yourself we are happy to accommodate you Product Type: Armchairs, Original/Reproduction: Original, Style: Art Deco, Age: Post-1950, Material: LEATHER

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