How do I sell ercol furniture?
There is a strong market for secondhand Ercol furniture on eBay. I recommend eBay for anyone who wants to buy or sell Ercol. As a buyer you will get the widest choice and the best prices. As as seller you will get the best price.
How can you tell if a table is Ercol?
Ercol furniture can be identified by a label, stamp, or badge, depending on the year that it was made. The pieces from the 1950s to the 1970s would each have a small, square label that is blue and silver. This makers mark evolved to the most recent centenary logos which has the Ercol lion.
Are Ercol tables solid wood?
Traditional materials used to make Ercol furniture were elm, beech or pine. However, some collections use different types of wood (ash, oak, walnut etc.), so do not be deterred if your Preloved Ercol piece is made from a type of wood that you dont immediately associate with their furniture.
What wood did Ercol use?
What is it made of? There are only two woods used by Ercol in the Windsor range during the mid-century period; beech and elm. Elm is used for solid seats (rocking chairs and dining chairs for example) and for the tops of tables. It is also used for the sideboards made during this period.
What is the British company ercol is best known for making?
In 1944, Ercol was contracted by the government Board of Trade to produce 100,000 low-cost Windsor chairs – chairs with a bentwood frame and an arched back supporting delicate spindles. For the order to be a commercial success, Ercol perfected the steam bending of wood in large quantities.
Is all ercol made in UK?
Where can I see ercol furniture? ercol has been designing and manufacturing furniture in Buckinghamshire since its formation 100 years ago in 1920. A British brand, all of our ranges are designed and developed by our in-house design team based in Princes Risborough.