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Early Rare Victorian Oak Library Armchair Holland and Sons London 1840s
  • Early Rare Victorian Oak Library Armchair Holland and Sons London 1840s


    A one-off  chance in a lifetime to own some pure British History


    1x An Early Victorian Oak  and Leather Library armchair by Holland & Sons Ex Whitehall chair

    its stamped Holland & Sons  and VR  made by Holland and sons

    Royal warrant holders rare early chair seldom seen outside Museums and Stately Homes

    The size is 86cm high back 61cm wide at arms 72.5cm hight of arms

    62cm depth 48cm seat height the chair it got brass castor wheels

    scrolled armrests curved and dished tablet top rail on baluster tapering front legs and square splayed back legs terminating in brass cappings and castors.

    the chair has the Holland & Sons stamp also a Journeyman stamp of L.Doyle

    and the later FCO ex-security alarm label fixed to the underside of the frame.  

    Condition: has old rubs to the legs from age and use being as it's from 1840s age the seats have been reupholstered in black real leather in the past and great condition real amazing rare designer antique chair.

    This chair if from a small batch of antique chairs we were about to buy that were ex Whitehall Foreign & Commonwealth Office FCO pieces.


    The building that the chair came from 


    The East India trading company started there 1600-1858

    then became the Foreign office

    which later became then Foreign and Commonwealth Office


    This chair is a once in a lifetime chance to own a piece of Great British History and sit on it if you wish 180+ years old by quality Royal Warrant holders Furniture makers Holland & Sons

    who knows what deals and important decisions where made sitting on this chair.


    Free delivery on this item within 30 miles of our warehouse Base in PE109LA 


    If you want to buy this item or any other item and want an invoice sent to you

    please send me an email with the item or items wanted and the delivery postcode

    so I add the delivery charge if further away than 30 miles so I send the complete invoice

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    Due to size and weight delivery by Van Furniture courier, we can deliver for a flat rate £60 within 100 miles from our Bourne warehouse base at PE109LA

    If you are further away than 100 miles just ask for a quote before purchase so we can get a price for you thanks .

    The price listed does NOT include delivery but the delivery cost, if you are within 100 miles from our warehouse base to ship, is on our cart page before the PayPal checkout so you can pay total with the delivery charge added or you can just pay for the item and come and collect from our Warehouse base HQ in Bourne Lincolnshire PE109LA




    SKU: 818

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