Bed Sizes Antique Iron Beds

When it comes to iron beds that were being made back in the 1800’s, there were 5 specific size categories. Yet even within those five categories  beds could vary in width quite a bit, especially in the Twin Size category. The five different categories of beds were: Crib Size : These usually were very close…

The Youth Size Iron Bed

Throughout the 1800’s, iron beds came in double size (53″ x 75″), twin size (39″ x 75″), 3/4 size (48″ x 75″). What many people don’t realize is that there were Youth Size  beds, between the twin and crib size. Youth size, were only about 31″ wide and sometimes as short n length as 54″. The…