(Ends 17 May, 2013 19:22:43 BST)
A vintage Ercol sofa is at or near the top of many a mid century modern fan’s furniture wish list. This one’s being sold by St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice*. It needs new cushion covers and one of its legs is slightly damaged, but its webbing looks to be in great nick… and with a starting bid of £49.99, it’s still a bargain! It’s offered as a “collection only” item from their warehouse in Winsford, Cheshire.
*St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice provides palliative and specialist palliative care to those adult patients with life threatening or life limiting disease. The emphasis of care is on the promotion of dignity and quality of life for patients, and support for family and friends during and after the illness. Care may be as an outpatient attending Hospice Day Care, Complementary Therapy Clinic or Lymphoedema Clinic or inpatient admitted for symptom control, health assessment or terminal care.
(Ends 2 Apr 2013 12:00:29 BST)
This fantastic survivor is crying out for the right retro home to call its own. With the help of a little restoration and TLC this New World Radiation Cooker will look the part in a sugared almond coloured kitchen surrounded by vintage enamelware, formica and perhaps a linoleum floor!
100% of the final price achieved goes to Pembrokeshire Frame*.
*Pembrokeshire Frame Ltd promotes social inclusion, self worth and personal well being through supported, meaningful occupation and education, particularly for those with or recovering from mental ill health and/or with a learning disability.
(ends 26 Mar, 2013 11:55:43 GMT)
We’ve mentioned Kenneth Townsend quite a lot in blogs in the past – he’s one of our favourite designers. His “Menagerie” series of tiles are very collectable and much sought after. Here’s a lot of five Kenneth Townsend “Menagerie” tiles for sale on eBay in support of The Iain Rennie Hospice at Home*.
*The Iain Rennie Hospice at Home is a registered charity in the Chiltern area which offers specialist home nursing care, support and advice for patients with life threatening illnesses. The professional care offered by our teams of nurses enables patients to stay at home through their illness.
Orange Cathrineholm bowl being sold in support of Strut in the Community*
(Ends 6 Feb, 2013 20:18:33 GMT)
Last week we helped a charity to publicise a Miroslav Sasek matchbook that they we’re auctioning on eBay. Then we thought – why don’t we do this more often? And so we shall!
This is the first of a new feature where we highlight vintage goodies listed on eBay where 100% of the sale is given to charity.
*Strut in the Community offers respite care for children with special needs by organising After School Clubs, Youth Clubs, Playdays & Residential Holidays.