Utility furniture. Meet The Squander Bug. It is a Hollywood Regency, or Regency Moderne, style made on the cheap with linoleum flooring and other inexpensive materials. Another stackable creation is the Panton Chair, first produced in 1965. The Utility Furniture Scheme If not necessarily a forerunner to what we see today as British midcentury furniture, the Utility Furniture Scheme certainly had some influence. Second World War. Wartime utility furniture was IIAR produced for civilians during and after WW2. The CC41 logo was designed by Reginald Shipp. Set up by the Board of Trade in 1942, the advisory committee on Utility Furniture created an initial set of 28 pieces that were first shown to the public in October that year. Related content. It also looks like it has WI & Co 1941 stamped diagonally down the side. They were well made but were produced on a budget. Most newly manufactured furniture has a single coat of plastic-type finish, usually polyurethane or polyester. From Hertford, Hertfordshire.payment would be preferred as cash on collection. 1940s UTILITY TALLBOY medium OAK Classified as Model 5 in the Utility Furniture Scheme 2 drawers over the cupboard section below. IMO that piece is worth taking down to an auction house specializing in antiques. There are 1036 1940s furniture for sale on Etsy, and they cost £113.49 on average. Go to 2 or 3 established ones in your area and ask for a valuation. The most common 1940s furniture material is wood. Much of the furniture is made of furniture-grade plywood. Danish Furniture, Panton and Iconic Chairs. PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS ITEM OF FURNITURE IS FOR COLLECTION ONLY ! Global shipping available. You will NOT get veneer like that on any untility furniture. Plywood as a design element is popular once again. Per a 1941 Associated Press article, CC41 meant "Controlled Commodity", and designated that the item met the government's austerity regulations. 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Made from polyester and strengthened with fibreglass, it was the first all plastic chair designed in one piece. While very tough and resistant to scratching and stains, the single layer of tinted finish means that a small scratch or ding may go through the finish to the wood underneath, exposing a different color. The CC41 Utility logo was a British Board of Trade requirement that appeared on footwear, utility furniture, textiles and utility clothing for just over ten years from 1941. This unpleasant-looking character is called the Squander Bug, and it was created during the Second World War by artist Phillip Boydell, an employee of the National Savings Committee. I have a chest of drawers which I think is in the style of 1940'some utility furniture but the it has 2 locks on the top 2 drawers and it's branded GRVI with a Royal Coronet crown on the back. Utility furniture : [catalogue with prices issued by the Board of Trade, 1943] Books. The most popular colour? 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