A most attractive bedroom suite that would suit today's contemporary interiors it consists of: TRIPLE WARDOBE COMPACTUM : with moulded cornice top with incised carved frieze above a central full length door with mirrored panel to the top over a long moulded panel and flanked on either side by a full length panelled door with a fielded and incised carved panel to the top above a moulded arched panel and with original brass handles.Internally and to one Side there is a hanging rail with a long deep drawer to the base.Look through antiques stores for bed frames in similar styles.Bed frames made in similar styles can date from the same time period.Antique Ash Arts & Crafts Bedroom Suite consisting of a Triple Wardobe, Washstand and Dressing Table and dating from around 1890.Constructed from quality Ash this is a superb fully matching bedroom suite with fabulous detail and quality original fittings.If you have found a potential antique, you must study it closely to determine the date. After that point, mass-produced beds made of aluminum were common.
Because iron is a durable material that is less subject to breakage, many of these beds may be found in antique stores as well as city dumps today. This included bed frames, headboards and foot boards.There are 3 serious problems associated with antique iron frames: missing or badly-fitting side rails, broken hitches (the point at which the rails connects to the bed) and extreme rust Rails are not interchangeable.Original or properly fitting rails will offer a snug, tight feel with little movement of the headboard.Examine the bed for an impression, trade mark or stamp that identifies the manufacturer. If the maker is no longer in business, you can narrow the date of the bed to the time period before the manufacture closed. "Wage warfare against wooden beds and you wage it against one of the greatest disease-breeders of the present day.