December’s Chair of the Month is a modern Windsor by Ercol of High Wycombe.

This chair was made as part of a contract for Wycombe High School when the school moved to the Marlow Hill site in 1956. The design is part of Ercol’s Windsor Range, launched in 1950. Company founder Luciano Ercolani designed the range, collaborating with draughtmen, craftsmen and engineers, ensuring that each design was practical to produce in the factory. Like the traditional Windsor chairs that inspired the design, this Ercol Windsor is made from elm, beech and ash.
 
Ercol were established in High Wycombe by Ercolani in 1920, initially as Furniture Industries Ltd, becoming Ercol in 1928. Ercol moved to the new Princes Risborough site in 2002.
This chair can be seen in the factory area of the chair galleries at Wycombe Museum.
 
For your chance to win a set of Ercol nesting tables and other wonderful prizes donated by local businesses shop tickets to our Christmas Raffle Fundraiser!
 
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In case you’ve missed it, we at Wycombe Museum are running a 24 Days of Giving fundraising drive.
 
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Chair of the Month is a partnership between Wycombe Museum and the Regional Furniture Society.

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