Wonderfully lyrical single iron bed. Simple but with a bit of pizazz to it. We were fortunate to be able to acquire five identical
single beds that had been located at the same cottage just north of Toronto for the last 112 years of so! Only one is left!
During the restoration process, the old lead paint was sandblasted off and replaced with a durable baked on lead free paint in a gloss antique white
Single-size beds are scarce because not many were made. Children would usually sleep, several together, sideways, in a three-quarter or a double
bed. Once they grew too big to stay in the bed with their siblings, they graduated to a larger bed of their own. Single cast iron beds
were considered a luxury. Single beds were originally made in three different widths: 30" or 36" or 42". This one is 36" wide and
takes a modern day standard twin mattress.
If you are planning to use this iron bed with an extra-long mattress, please let us know and we will lengthen the side rails for you.
and cross supports are included.
Headboard: 50"; Footboard: 38", Width: 36"; Drop: 14"
If you are interested in purchasing this antique iron bed, please call or text David Lowry at 905-999-1195 or Helena Cronshaw at 905-806-7909.
We would be happy to supply more pictures, answer your questions and provide information regarding shipping costs and taxes, if any.
If you live in the vicinity of the Greater Toronto Area, we would love to have you visit our showroom which is only about an hour away. We
have 150+ antique cast iron beds of all sizes: single or twin beds, ¾ size beds, full / double beds, queen size beds, king size beds,
and headboards in all sizes. You can set up a day and general time frame using the ‘Book Online’ feature at the bottom left of this page
or text, call or email us.