Vintage Washing Laundry Compact Folding Servis Radial Clothes Airer 50s Boxed Instructions CoID VW
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Item - Vintage Servis Compact-Folding Radial Airer in Original Box complete with Instructions, Circa 1950/60s.
The airer was hailed at the time as being the answer to drying the weekly wash as it was beautifully designed which folding neat & compact when not in use, but was speedily opened out to give 23 feet of clothes hanging space. within the smallest possible area...Servis also made the claim that "There's no doubt about it, the Radial Airer out-dates the clothes horse, the ceiling rack and even the clothes line."... This beautiful well designed airer was recognised and selected for a Council of Industrial Design Award and was placed on display at the Design Centre in London. For more information regarding the Design Centre London please see the following link - http://www.vads.ac.uk/learning/dcsc/centre.html
Maker - Servis Domestic Appliances Limited of Darlaston, Staffordshire, England
Marks - Still has original SERVIS - DARLASTON - ENGLAND sticker attached and also it Design Centre London (Steel Appeal) Sticker
Circa - 1950/60s
Construction - Non-Rust Alloy & Steel
Country of Origin - England
Dimensions - When compact this airer only measures 25.5" in length by 2.75" in diameter so ideal for camping, caravaning or even tucked away in the old camper van. When Opened up the airer measures 38" in height with approx 23 foot of clothes space.
Weight - 3.75 Kilogram
Condition - Excellent Used Condition complete with original box and instructions (please see all photos)
Other Interesting Points -
Simple to Open for Use and Simple to Fold Compact - First ease the retaining ring against its spring and fold the legs down. Then slide the retaining ring down the tube so that it locks the legs in position in use. Next slide the spring clip off the top, remove the plastic cap, and then lift up all the hanging rods to their full extent, arranging them in horizontal position ready for hanging. With all the hanging arms extended, the top will turn so that you can easily place clothes opposite whatever heat may be available.
Made to Last a Lifetime - The Srevis Airer is beautifully designed and strongly constructed in sturdy non-rust alloys and well plated mild steel to give lifelong sanctification. The airer can be placed against the wall and used as an additional towel rail in a bathroom or bedroom as desired, and drip-dry articles can be hung over the bath or other receptacle. When drying a few heavy articles make sure the rods used are over one of the legs in order to ensure that there will be no tendency to overbalancing. The Servis Airer is an article you will be proud to possess. Take care of it and it really will last a lifetime. To preserve the finish wipe rods occasionally with a clean cloth.
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Postage & Packaging
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