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Royal Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, United Kingdom


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Item specifics

Product Type: Sofas/ Chaises Age: Post-1950
Original/Reproduction: Original Material: Teak & Elm
Style: Art Moderne, Mid-Century Modern




C: 1950's-60's 



Up for auction is a superbly stylish mid century modern sofa-bed manufactured by Scandart.



Scandart based in High Wycombe along side other companies such as Ercol and G Plan in the 1950's - 60's. As their name suggests they produced Scandinavian /Danish inspired furniture of high quality and retailed in relatively small numbers making Key piece's increasingly rare and desirable.


The Sofa-bed has a distinctive danish design with a solid Teak and Elm frame which has been restored where needed and polished showing the beautiful golden tone & grain. Great mid- century modern design with all emphasis on form and function, with a low slung feel and upturned curved arms typical of this era.

The sofabed has brand new upholstery in a striking pistachio green/mustard fabric, the wonderful vibrant colour compliments the restored Teak and Elm frame beautifully. All covers are zipped allowing them to be laundered when necessary and all foam inners have been replaced with brand new poly fibre wrapped cushions adhering to current fire regs.


The rear of the back rest has been upholstered in the same fabric allowing the sofa to be used at an angle or where the back of the sofa may be visible. The seat cushion rests on rubber webbing making it extremely comfortable for sitting or sleeping on.

The sofa has unique lift and slide hinged action to switch from sofa to bed, simply lift the front seat frame and back rest to allow the frame to raise out of the locking hinge allowing it to slide down into the bed position.  The Sofa is in great condition with only light wear commensurate with age and use.

Also shown in the photo's is a Teak small boy/chest of drawers and a simular Teak sideboard by Mcintosh which are available in my other auctions - please see my other items. 

A rare find!  the angular design, simplistic lines and perfect proprtions commands a presence all of its own, a really nice retro piece.

Dimensions are as follows,

Length : 200 cm 

Depth  : 87cm or 112cm  (in bed mode)

Height : 80cm 

As usual, No reserves and No Buy it Nows 


  Collection from CV32 Leamington Spa welcome.

  Cash on collection preferred or paypal.


If you need to use a courier for delivery we can organise this for you for a flat fee of £75 just about anywhere, (exc Ireland and Scotland)Combined delivery for more than one item can be arranged on request.


This fee is to be paid directly to the couriers cash on delivery. We will need your address inc postcode and a contact number preferably a mobile and landline to be sent at auction end. The item will be packaged during transit and looked after as we would expect using this courier service.


The recommended courier company can use a 2 man team for heavy items if requested and can be flexible with times (ie, before work hours) and normally collect from our location on a Tuesday.


- Please note - once the item has been dispatched from our location Any queries regarding the delivery must be dealt with by calling the courier directly. Gezellig Designs are not responsible for the item once it has been dispatched and in the hands of the insured courier company. The organisation of the collection and delivery is a service we provide simply for the benefit of buyers of Gezellig designs purely so they do not have to. We are quite willing for buyers to arrange their own transportation.


If you would like this service please email all the relevant info (listed above) along with payment within 24 hours of auction end, this is to ensure the collection of the item on the next available tuesday from our location and to help with the time scale and speed of the onward delivery.


If you prefer to arrange a courier yourself you may decide to use where you will choose your own courier based on their fee and feedback that should collect and deliver for around £50 - £60 just about anywhere. However this may not ensure a 2 man team or insurance! European bidders may also use to arrange their own transportation to Europe if needed.


Collection please within one week of auction end!...


*Payment is expected within 3 days or the item will be offered to the next highest bidder or re-listed*

**If you have 0% feedback i will expect payment within 24 hours or the item will be offered to the previous highest bidder **


Any questions please do not hesitate to email. No Returns.










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