A Pair of Ercol Vintage Windsor Chairs Model 400


These rare, iconic, Windsor Chairs were made between 1958 and 1985 - we know this because only 4 spindles are present in the hooped back, originally 5 then reduced to 4 in 1958. Not to be mistaken with the 307 dining chair which is a close relative but with 6 spindles. The 400 are no longer in production, making these extremely collectible.

Steeped in history, these chairs have been sympathetically restored in a manner that not only retains their original charm, but allows them to fit seamlessly into both traditional and contemporary homes. They boast the distinctive Ercol silhouette and quality workmanship associated with this famed High Wycombe factory. A rich patina serves only to enhance their historical aesthetic. These iconic elm and beech dining chairs have stood the test of time and are now almost 60 years old - an investment antique for the future. Their classic shape and gently tapered legs are so typical of the era and of the Ercol company itself; style and sophistication in perfect unison.

We have de-greased, cleaned and lightly hand sanded then re-oiled, trying always to maintain the original patina and colouring. Whilst we spend a lot of time sympathetically restoring each item, some natural wear and tear should still be expected; any unsightly scratches or defects are mentioned and photographed in our descriptions. This pair have scratches to the Seat surface and have had old repairs made good. The underneath of one chair has new screws replacing the old rusty nails that where there. There is also some pining to the back spindle. We believe each piece’s back story adds to the general appeal as it makes it truly unique. These chairs are completely fit for purpose with no loose joints or wobbles. Please take time to look carefully at the photos as we feel they are an important part of the description. If you have any queries or questions before purchasing, please do not hesitate to contact us.

These are usually a stock item, so the chairs in the picture are unlikely to be the ones you receive, but will be of the same quality. We are happy to supply you with pictures of the actual chairs post purchase, should you require it. We have two pairs available (4 chairs). We currently do have other listings of other similar Ercol Windsor chairs, if it’s a larger set you require, just message us before purchase- we are always happy to discount for multiple purchases.

Approximate Measurements

H - 86 cm
W -40 cm
D - 39 cm

Seat height: 45 cm

The price quoted is for a pair of chairs.

Our furniture

Our furniture pieces are pre-owned and, where possible, kept in original condition; where necessary, we repair and/or restyle to suit the modern home. As with anything old, they may come with small imperfections, but we hope you will enjoy their character and individuality as much as we do.

A light dust with a damp lint-free cloth is the best way to care for our furniture. As with any wooden furniture - we recommend you use a coaster - hot drinks and wet rings leave marks. All our furniture has been finished and protected with oils and/or wax or a clear varnish. It’s pretty hardy but it’s not bomb proof, so please respect it as you would any other piece to keep it at its best.

Our Delivery Policy
Safely delivering items you purchase in a timely fashion is both our priority and also one of the most challenging aspects of our business.
In most circumstances, we offer free hand delivery, contact-free, to most mainland UK addresses, either by ourselves or via our dedicated, trusted, couriers. This ensures that your purchases arrive in exactly the condition they were in when you purchased them, as accurately described on our site. You should expect delivery to be within 1 to 3 weeks of you placing the order. We will contact you directly with a firm delivery date and advise you in advance of a two hour delivery window. Free delivery does not apply to areas of mainland UK not covered by our trusted couriers - if this applies to your purchase, we will simply charge you what we are charged for delivery, less any Etsy fees, and notify you of this as soon a practicable after the sale goes through, giving you the option of a full refund.
We are able to package and export items beyond mainland UK and have done so as far afield as Hong Kong and New Zealand. We regularly export to Northern Ireland and Eire and the majority of Europe. Please contact us directly for a tailored quotation.
When ordering, please supply us with your mobile phone number, so we may liaise directly with you regarding delivery. Please advise if there are any delivery restrictions that will apply (such as access, parking restrictions etc.).
Please note that if we are unable to deliver on a pre-arranged day, you will be charged a flat fee of £50 for re-delivery.

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