Antique English Staples & Co. Ltd. Mahogany Twin Bed With Crown Carving
This lovely antique twin bed was imported from England. It is made by Staples & Co. Ltd., who according to the tag is the "wire and bedstead manufacturer to his majesty the king". The bed is made of solid mahogany with crown carving on the headboard and foot board and and metal spring supports.
Staples began making handmade beds in 1895 in London. The boasted of the Royal Warrant granted by King George V in 1915. The king was injured in a horse riding accident and strained his back. He was advised by doctors to sleep on a Staples bed which was known for maintaining proper spinal positioning. In the years thereafter beds like the king's were supplied to many of the Royal Residences.
The bed measures 80" from headboard to footboard and is 36" wide. It is 31" tall and 16" high to the top of the springs.
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