Matching Twin Iron Beds

You might ask …..”why are matching twin size iron beds so difficult to find” ? The best way to understand their rarity is to consider the population and socio-economic make up of our population at the time iron beds were experiencing their greatest popularity in this country. That time was the mid to late 1800’s…

What Holds Up My Mattress on My Old Bed is Bed Slats

When iron beds were at their Zenith in the mid 1800’s, many manufacturers were constructing a very rudimentary¬†metal spring unit to hold the feather mattresses of the day. These metal spring units would later be refined and become ¬†known as a “box spring”. Today’s box springs are tightly wrapped iron coils that resemble a metal…