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January 16, 2014 1:41 pm

Vintage TV is the Channel for vintage music, It produces more than 25 hours of original programming each month, filming both 20th century music artists as well as emerging talent who’ve been inspired by earlier generations and their sounds. Click here for more info.       The Compact Shop are global specialists in modern and vintage powder and mirror compacts. They Read more »

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Novembers Antique Fair

November 12, 2013 2:37 pm

Last week I set off to what was once an airfield to hunt out some new items for the website.

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1960s Cocktail Chair

April 24, 2013 2:41 pm

This blog post is about a 1960s’ Cocktail Chair and how it was completely re-upholstered.               I bought the chair as one of a pair and as you can see they were covered in a brown vinyl. The chair was completely stripped back to the frame, the original materials Read more »

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1950s’ Homeworthy Stool Re-upholstery

April 15, 2013 11:04 am

I picked up this lovely little Homeworthy stool from an antique fair recently.             It was definitely in need of some TLC so it was completely stripped back and the legs sanded and re-painted. The stool was originally upholstered using coir and needled wool felt so it seemed only right to Read more »

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Vintage Parker Knoll Chair

February 3, 2013 6:14 pm

This is the story of a 1950s’ Parker Knoll chair and its transformation from old and unloved to something rather lovely

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