Many Heywood-Wakefield styles are easily identified by theirshape and color. Most pieces,with the exception of a 1930s Streamline Maple line,are solid birch with a light finish. The finishes are usually Wheat,a slightly darker golden hue; or Champagne,a lighter paler finish with a hint of rose blush.
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How to tell if a piece of furniture is a Heywood-Wakefield?
We檙e often asked how to tell if a particular piece of furniture is a genuine Heywood-Wakefield product. Here some information we hope will be useful. The Heywood-Wakefield Company didn start using its famous eagle logo until 1949, about 14 years after introducing its Streamline Modern designs in late 1935.
What kind of furniture is Heywood Wakefield?
Heywood-Wakefield Mid-Century Modern Furniture Manufacturer Welcome to the official website for Heywood-Wakefield. A mid-century modern furniture manufacturer making solid wood furniture in America since 1897. About Furniture Fabrics Room Ideas FAQs Blog Contact HEYWOOD-WAKEFIELD About Furniture Fabrics
When did Heywood Wakefield become Heywood-Wakefield?
In 1921, the name was changed to Heywood-Wakefield Company as we know it today. The firm went on to buy out the following firms: Washburn Heywood Chair Company, Oregon Chair Company, and Lloyd Manufacturing Company. Quickly Heywood Wakefield became the leader in modern furniture of the early 1900s.
How do you identify Heywood-Wakefield screws?
If you can identify types of wood by its color and grain pattern, this is another clue. Around this same time, Heywood-Wakefield began using Phillips-head screws almost exclusively. If you find pieces with slotted screws, unless they檙e very old and have some other tell-tale signs suggesting they檙e Heywood-Wakefield, they檙e probably not.