About Chesterfields, what is and you should know

On our page about Chesterfields we tell you about the Chesterfield. What is an original, and how do you recognise a cheaper reproduction. The old Chesterfields say something about the good quality of a Chesterfield. The status of this once solid English furniture is nowadays widely used to wear all kinds of furniture with buttons for more money. If you have just landed in an orientation, read on. With a murky way of advertising, the various furniture farmers have unfortunately cast a gray blanket over this wonderful product. Because the model is better known than the details of this furniture style, we would like to share our personal vision with you.

Original Chesterfields

Original Chesterfields! As you may have noticed, today everything is the original. With the most for the original domain names, you as a consumer are today inundated with the one and only brand, and up to Wikipedia everyone says exactly what suits them best. Due to the legal aspect, a furniture style or model is almost impossible to determine. Despite this, you could speak of a public brand where the solid variants have built up impressive status.



History - The Lord Stanhope story tale

The massively adopted Lord Stanhope story. The most likely (but there is still a bit more) piece of history about the Chesterfield. We have to laugh about it. Even on the wikipedia, which is reliable for many people (and well found by Google), this story is also used as part of a piece of credible Chesterfield information with the aim of making the .com - Asian import an original. We have our own know-how about the origin of the Chesterfield, but we are not going to report that here, because we can read that text at the copy and paste shops tomorrow.

Price / quality

An amount does not say anything about the quality you find in the store. Models can look similar but every Chesterfield is made for a certain budget. There is no minimum quality requirement and therefore there are also many versions. Too cheap can be nothing for many people, and that is why you see a lot of prices that come close to each other.

CBW approved

Buying from a CBW-approved store offers you more security. Stores that are CBW-accredited apply general terms and conditions that protect you as a consumer. This contains all the rules that are important when you buy something, for example about payment, cancellation, delivery, delivery, transport and guarantee.

CBW-approved home shops use a recognition scheme with 3 guarantees. This concerns, for example, safe deposit, impartial complaint handling and extra guarantee. The CBW-recognized securities are only provided by stores that are affiliated with INretail, the largest trade association for retail non-food.

A cheaper Chesterfield can be recognized by:

Qua Leather processing:

  1. Stitched seams in every fold, also called demic. The cutting waste is processed in the lozenge pattern. Stitched seams are more vulnerable than a less attractive appearance, and these used pieces of skin usually have more stretch than is good.
  2. Outer sides stitched together in as many lanes / parts / surfaces as possible, whether or not in imitation leather. This is recognizably a different structure.
  3. Artificial leather can be recognized by the fabric-like back of the "leather". However, this is often prevented by not making a zipper on the back of the cushions or using it in the sofa.
  4. You can already remove the dark top layer of the leather with a damp cloth, leaving you with an ugly light spot. Wet clothing or spilling is then a tragedy.
  5. Artificial leather such as e.g. Polymer / PU leather leather is made from crushed cutting waste which is again pressed as skin on a layer of dust. This is also offered as genuine leather, and of course it is incorporated.
  6. Nails in strips, with a real nail every 5 cm. The heads are then melted together, as it were.
  7. In terms of suspension: webbing. By feeling on the seat (under the cushions) you can discover what kind of suspension it has. A girth is flexible, soft and weak.


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