Stag furniture was a mass market manufacturer that made some outstanding modern designs. They employed John and Sylvia Reid as design consultants. Their first designs for Stag, the 'C' range, were minimalist in the extreme. Later John and Sylvia Reid designed 'Minstrel', which united eighteenth century elegance and modern day thinking. Stag Minstrel was one of the most successful ranges of furniture ever produced.
Stag 'C' range
The first project John and Sylvia Reid did for Stag was a new range of bedroom furniture called Cumberland. They took functionalist principles to their logical conclusion and designed a range of furniture that was cheap to mass produce, but was of high quality. There was no pretence that this new furniture was handmade by craftsmen; it was built by machine and was meant to look like it.
The original range was just one bedroom suite: a 3 ft wardrobe, a three-drawer chest and four-drawer chest with a mirror to allow either chest to be used as a dressing table. The units were stark in the extreme. There were no handles; the drawers and doors had recessed hand grips instead. All were straight sided boxes. The wardrobe was simply decorated with a plain mirror only nine inches wide placed to the left hand side. However, it was good enough for its purpose. Stag advertised it as for 'the young in heart and in pocket' and for a design of this quality, it was amazingly cheap.
Stag's Chairman, Vaughn Radford, was not impressed with Cumberland. He thought it would never sell. His two sons, however, loved it. At first, Vaughn was right. Sales were slow; no more than £5,000 in the first year. It took a while for people to accept such a stark design. However, interest in the range grew dramatically and by 1957 it was earning more than £500,000 a year for Stag.
As well as being a commercial success, the 'C' range had a strong influence on the design of mass market modern furniture throughout the fifties.
Stag announced a surprising departure when the Company launched a new range of bedroom furniture called Madrigal, which visually derived inspiration from the past. Just as Stag shocked the industry in 1953 when they launched the almost Cubist 'C' Range, Madrigal was just as revolutionary.
John and Sylvia Reid, Stag's design consultants, also designed the new range. Madrigal echoed the simple elegance of the eighteenth century, but was not a copy. It was finished in traditional Honduras mahogany and had antique style brass handles. Madrigal though, was nothing like traditional furniture.
There was a perfectly commonsense commercial reason for Madrigal. Stag's contemporary 'C' range was now well established and offered customers a choice of more fashionable, darker walnut, rather than the original light oak. Stag's traditional 'A' range was outselling it though. Stag wanted a range of modern furniture, made on a modern production line that would nonetheless appeal to customers who did not like contemporary. Stags directors also reasoned that traditional looking furniture would give people a break from modern life, especially in the bedroom.
Madrigal ought to have been a runaway success, but it did not sell well. However, the idea was a good one and John and Sylvia Reid developed it further in the sixties.
Stag's modern furniture
In 1960, John and Sylvia Reid produced a stunning teak dining set for Stag. It was Stag's first venture into dining room furniture and set the firm apart from its competitors. The low, long sideboard was in teak veneer on slender satin finished steel legs. It could be assembled in units giving the impression of a single piece of furniture that was 10 feet long. The sideboard, combined with some elegant metal dining chairs with wooden backrests and a beautiful oval dining table in teak with steel legs, in the right setting, made a very luxurious looking dining room.
This new Stag furniture was adaptable and suited much smaller rooms. Sideboard units of 3 feet and 4 feet 6 inches in length could be used on their own. All of the pieces were inexpensive for the quality of the design. The 4' 6" sideboard cost only £26 [£410 in today's money], the dining chairs £8 15s [£138] and the table £17 [£268]. These amounts, however, were still significant investments for working families in the sixties.
Stag continued with their policy of innovative modern design. A couple of months after introducing the new dining room furniture, the Company launched a new range of bedroom furniture to replace the popular 'C' range. Also designed by John and Sylvia Reid, this new range featured metal legs and satin polished steel handles too. To modern eyes, it resembles office furniture, but at the time, it was perfectly suitable for a modern bedroom. They finished the new furniture in revolutionary Fineline birch veneer. Fineline was a new veneer that had straight grain lines and was easy to match.
A year later John and Sylvia Reid produced a modern lounge suite with a steel frame. However, this and the dining furniture were far from successful and Stag discontinued both ranges in early 1963.
Stag's Madrigal range, introduced in the fifties, did not sell well. However, the Company's relationship with its creators, John and Sylvia Reid, continued. After designing some stunning modern furniture for Stag, the couple updated the traditional Madrigal range in 1964. The new range was Stag's best selling range of furniture, and possibly the best selling UK furniture range ever. Named Minstrel, the new range was an evolution of Madrigal.
Stag Minstrel furniture was made from makore (or African Cherry), both solid and veneered. It was of similar appearance to the earlier Madrigal, but had new, simpler brass handles.
Stag Minstrel was a great hit. Enough people had a liking for traditional style English furniture, without wanting genuine antique or modern reproduction. Minstrel gave them modern, practical and functional furniture that sacrificed no functionality to eye appeal, yet looked as elegant as any eighteenth century piece. It was also very good value for money. Stag's quantity buying of timber, efficient production and economies of scale meant no other manufacturer could offer similar designs at the same price.
Stag Minstrel found a place in the market that no-one had previously tapped. The adaptability of the design supported what eventually became a vast range. Stag Minstrel remained in production for nearly forty years.
Buy Stag furniture
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Your comments on Stag furniture
I am selling a Stag Dining ROom Suite - table with four chairs - french dresser and hifi cabinet. Where would you recommend selling this furniture. It is also in good condition although the chairs do need cleaning.
Helen. Helen Proud
my contact details for anyone wanting my dining room suite is 07725754821 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please keep trying my number if it does not answer as I cannot get a signal when I am at work. The furniture is in Newcastle upon Tyne. Helen Proud
hi bob wayne i am interested in your limed oak stag bed room suite i love it you left no contact please email me janetstevens email@example.com janet stevens
WANTED - I am looking to replace my circular Stag Minstrel dining table. It is the four leg version rather than the pedestal one which is approx 45" in dia and extends. Looking for one in central Scotland - Does anyone have one for sale - cash waiting for table in top condition - can collect.
Thanks, John Duncan John
I am selling Stag wardrobe in excellent condition. Dimensions: H 177cm (c.70"), W 121.5cm (c.48"), D 56cm (c.22"). Lovely, warm dark brown original colour. Two hanging rails, one shelf and one shoe rail. Very spacious, cute and homely! Wish I could keep it!
Cannot see which type of Stag; could someone suggest where to look, please.
Must collect; located in Camberwell, London SE5.
Please make me an offer.
Gordana 07958 975 664 Gordana
I am selling a stag madrigal welsh dresser in medium oak - this is the relaunched range from the mid 1970's. Reasonably good condition (consistent with it's age). Measurements are 4'4" x 6'6". £150 ono.
Please find a picture here: http://tinypic.com/view.php?pic=11rzomq&s=7
Buyer must collect from Rotherham, S Yorks.
Please e-mail me if you are interested - firstname.lastname@example.org
Many Thanks. Jan
I have a Stag Madrigal dining set in mid brown maple to sell. There is a pedestal table that extends to seat 10 people but is used now unextended with the original four chairs. Once lived in a large house and now in a compact town house so reluctant forced sale. Offers around £400 tel: 07720049701.
I live in Hull, East Yorkshire. josephine holden
Sorry my Stag Madrigal table purchased in 1980, seats 8 when extended, not 10 as stated. It is great for setting out a copious buffet! Josephine
Hi Iam looking for Stage Minstral dining table and chairs, also corner display unit and either bookcase or display unit to fit 38" alcove. I live in Derby and would prefer it if sellers were local to my area. Maureen Bird
My e-mail address is email@example.com Maureen Bird
I have a Stag Madrigal Dining suite in maple for sale, bought in 1977 with the original brochure.It is in very good condition with only one or two minor marks. It comprises four chairs and two carvers, with rectangular table and 2 door sideboard with dresser top. Must collect from the Poole area. Any offers? firstname.lastname@example.org Derek Monk
I have a Stag Madrigal Maple Rectagular extending table + 2 carver and 4 dinging chairs (one has damaged spindles)+ 2 door cupboard with glass fronted 2 shelf bookcase top. purchase approx 1977. For sale Paul Verity
I have a Stag Madrigal Maple Rectagular extending table + 2 carver and 4 dinging chairs (one has couple damaged spindles)+ 2 door cupboard with glass fronted 2 shelf bookcase top. purchase approx 1977. For sale £85.00 for table and chairs, £85.00 for bookcase to collect - St Albans - Pls contacr Paul Verity 01727 764 517 or mail email@example.com PAUL VERITY
04.01.11 I am looking for a Stag Minstral 4 drawer bedside cabinet. A pair would be fantastic! Good condition if possible. Perth (Central Scotland) Please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org Carol
Stag's Modern Furniture
I have a 1960's John and Sylvia Reid teak dining table, 4 chairs and matching sideboard, as pictured above, that I inherited from my Nan and am now looking to sell. Please get in touch if you are interested. Cardiff. Carrie
Stag Versaille Cherrywood extending Dining Table and 6 chairs.
Stag Versaille Cherrywood Sideboard. Lovely condition. Bought new in 1998. Can send pictures. Not sure how much to ask - any advice? malcolm fieldsend
Looking for Stag Minstrel 3 door 3 drawer compact sideboard in dark mahogany with removable plinth and top edge to join other stag minstrel furniture in the same range. Renfrewshire but will pay and courier for right item. Bob
Looking for Stag Minstrel 3 door 3 drawer compact sideboard in dark mahogany with removable plinth and top edge to join other stag minstrel furniture in the same range. Renfrewshire but will pay and courier for right item. email@example.com Bob Moffett
"I have many Stag Minstrel items but one 4 drawer bedside cabinet appears to be much more modern than the rest. Although the outward appearance is the same, the drawer runners are not the usual wood/groove type but a more modern metal type. Did Stag change the runners towards the end or do I have a 'fake'?" David 10/03/2011
"I have FOR SALE 2 stag 4 drawer bedside tables and a long 6 drawer unit. The handles are like an oval sunflower though. Does anyone know the particular model of this stag furniture. The 3 items cost in the region 3000 new from fenwicks in newcastle. Thanks." Mark 30/03/2011
"John, I have the dining table you are after for sale, please leave me your email so I can contact you. It comes with 4 chairs. Thanks, Fiona" Mrs Lancaster 16/04/2011
"We have a Stag wardrobe that I can not locate the design name anywhere. It is a double wardrobe with the left door twice the size of the right and metal handles. It appears to be made out of teak. Please can anyone advise what design this is?" Mary 02/05/2011
"I have a stag 2 glass door 2 wood door tall cabinet with 2 spot lights. very good condition. Matching 1 draw TV cabinet for sale. Orpington area" lisa hamill 05/06/2011
"I have a mahoganny stag dining table and chairs..looking for advice really...
It now has a white heat mark on it and I understand that you can use the steam from an iron to remove this...just wondered if anyone had tried this or knows someone to contact by email about it. Have tried finding a website for Stag to no avail" Jenny Wall 21/06/2011
"We have the following Stag Minstrel items for sale:
MD137 Hall Table
MD039 Wall Hung Mirror
MD052/L Twin Pedestal Desk
MD125 Tall Bookcase
2 x Wardrobes, two door with drawer at the base
2 x MD163 4 Drawer Narrow Chest
Dressing Table with MB179 Mirror and Stool (recovered)
Hifi Cabinet (High)
Bedhead (Queen Size)
Small Bookcase (with drawer at the bottom)
Extending Dining Table, Six Chairs and 2 Carvers (will probably need recovering)
2 x Wall Units (Glass fronted top, two drawer and cupboard at bottom)
Nest of 3 tables
MB166 3 Drawer Wide Chest (in very poor condition)
We have owned all of these since new, and they are 20 to 15 years old. We are having a clear out and are looking to dispose of them in one go, preferably to someone willing to collect.
We are in East Yorkshire at the end of the M62, postcode HU15 2AL.
May we suggest you give us an indicative margin for all the items, depending on condition, so that we know roughly the minimum we should receive, to avoid a wasted journey for you, and wasted effort on our part clearing the items for collection?" David Hall 09/07/2011
"Hi, we have newly moved into a house with a lot of stag furniture (minstrel) but would still need a coffee table and preferably nest of tables. I could also do with the mirror to go with it for my living room. Anything in Boston, Lincolnshire for selling, please??" Jyothi 31/07/2011
Looking for a pair of Stag Minstrel bedside tables or cabinets. Situated in Scotland Kinross area just north of Edinburgh.
Thanks" Jo 15/08/2011
"Hi, I have a Stag oval extending mahogany single trestle dining table and 6 ivory
fabric backed chairs (4x standard and 2 x carver) which I am looking to
sell. We had the table from 1996 and it has probably only been used
approximately 20 times since then, needless to say the set is in
excellent condition. I live in Loughborough, Leicestershire" Zoe Walker 22/08/2011
"Hi I have a 3 door minstrel wardrobe that I've owened for 23 yrs. I have had to take it a part for moveing but now that i would like to put back together I have found I've lost some bolts in the move. Does anyone know where I could get spare parts from?" Linda 26/08/2011
"I have 2 Stag minstrel bedside cabinets and a chest of drawers for sale. The bedside cabinets have a shelf and one drawer. The chest of drawers has 4 large drawers and 3 small drawers. All in good condition. Owned from new. Buyer must collect. Based in Shropshire" Davina 27/08/2011
"Wanted> tall narrow hi fi cabinet with shelves and glass door or tall narrow 6 drawer cabinet,must be in good condition,reasonable price and as near to Southend on sea as possible. Thankyou" sully 13/09/2011
My mam has a Stag Hi-Fi Unit and wilst moving house the pins from each side of the shelf have got lost.
Can you help me please?
Where am I able to pourchase these pins from in the North East of England or can I purchase them from you company?
Jean Wild" Jean Wild 22/09/2011
"Got the Tall hi fi now thanks." sully 24/09/2011
"We're looking for a Stag Minstrel Corner TV unit - preferably the MD043 with the two shelves.
We're in Surrey. 020 8393 8525" Kevin&Diane 25/09/2011
"Hi, posted request for bedside drawers. Have now purchased them. Thanks to everyone who looked at my request. Mike Holmes" Mike Holmes 30/09/2011
"Re: Teak Corner TV Unit
Doeas anyone know of a stockist of spares as we have a sliding door that has broken and needs a little TLC.
Hope someone can help regards
Clive M Neale" Clive Neale 04/10/2011
"Hi, Could anyone please advise as to where I might find info on a Meredew extending table. It looks like an Avalon but has straight round legs. I bought it on ebay last week, just because I liked it.It has a Meredew sticker on it and I'm just curious as to its age etc.
I've trawled the web and no joy so far.
Hope someone can help.
Thanks Roz" Roz 07/10/2011
"Hi - I have a Stag Minstrel WHITE wardrobe and a long, low, dressing table (with long low mirror) and stool from the early 1970s. Can't see much white on line anywhere - would they be of interest to you?" Barbara Rolfe 12/10/2011
"I am looking for two Stag Minstrel Wardrobes - preferably one triple and one double. My area is Aberdeen, Scotland. Thankyou" Ruth B 16/10/2011
"Mrs Lancaster - Sorry I missed your response, just noticed today. If you still have the table available can you please e-mail me at the address given. Thanks.
"John, I have the dining table you are after for sale, please leave me your email so I can contact you. It comes with 4 chairs. Thanks, Fiona" Mrs Lancaster 16/04/2011" John Duncan 24/10/2011
"Hi, I have a Stag Minstrel Mahogany Table for sale with 4 chairs. It is a narrow rectangle shape 46inches long extending to 64 inches x 32 inches wide. Good condition. Please email if anybody is interested and I can supply pictures." Kay Shufflebottom 31/10/2011
"Hi I have a stag 2 drawer 2cupboard minstrel dresser for sale if anyone is interested please e-mail me I live in leicestershire" p.dewhurst 02/11/2011
"I'm looking for a stag minstrel double headboard. Does anyone have one for sale?" Ian 15/11/2011
"I have a Stag Minstrel 4 drawer bedside chest for sale. I am in the Perthshire area, Scotland if anyone is interested. It is in very good condition. Thank you. Christine G, 19/11/11" christine Goodman 19/11/2011
"i am looking for stag minstral bedroom furniture ,so if anyone is selling withen 1hour drive from hull, please contact me ." jan bucknall 28/11/2011
"Help! Does anyone know where I can buy a replacement brass door handle for a Stag Minstrel wardrobe?" Glyn 06/12/2011
"Due to refurbishment, We have full Stag dining room suite SHERIDAN RANGE.FOR SALE
Table 6 chairs 2 carvers. Sideboard, dresser with drinks and display.
All excellent condition.
Reasonable offers please." Valerie 09/12/2011
"Does anyone have Stag Meredew carver chairs - just managed to get table & 4 chairs & would like a couple of carvers - Northern England preferred, but anything considered. Thanks" Julie 13/12/2011
"oops - my dining table is stag meredew in mahogany - wasn't sure if there might be a different colour." Julie 13/12/2011
"Hope someone can help me with this.
I have a Stag Versaille occasional pedestal table. In order to store it I want to remove the top. When I remove the 4 screws it still won't budge. Has the top been glued as well as screwed? I'd appreciate some help in case I damage it.
Thank you." Bren 16/12/2011
"Hi, I have some pieces of Stag Minstral bedroom furniture for sale, They consist of
double wardrobe 4ft, single wardrobe 3ft. dressing table with 4 drawers and triple mirrors. chest of drawers 3 large,and 3 small. I am looking for offers. I live just off junction 27 on M62 Tel.01132383580" Janette Clamp 26/12/2011
"I have a Stag Minstral 4 drawer bedside chest for sale on ebay at the moment. Please take a look - It is in very good used condition. C Goodman" Christine Goodman 30/12/2011
"I am looking for a Stag Minstrel Tall Bookcase. I noticed the posting 9.7.11 by David Hall, East Yorks which included a MD125 Bookcase - is this still available? We live in East Yorkshire." D Orchard 05/01/2012
"I would like to buy a Stag Minstrel Hall Table MD137. Can anyone help?" Alison 6/1/12 06/01/2012
"I would like to buy a Stag Minstrel Hall Table MD137. Can anyone help?" Alison 6/1/12 06/01/2012
"I have a number of Stag Minstrel pieces for sale due to downsizing. Open to offers. Buyer uplifts from Greenock (25 miles west of Glasgow) PA 16 postcode.
Dining dresser, double wardrobe, 7 drawer chest, single headboard - all in vg/excellent condition. Plus 3 diningroom chairs (red/gold regency seats)in fair/good condition." Mhairi 08/01/2012
"Hi, i am in Essex and looking to sell a Stag Minstrel dining table and 6 chairs (2 of which are carvers)and also a Hi Fi cabinet from the same range. Any one interested? Thanks. Sarah" sarah sacco 16/01/2012
"wanted a double wardrobe stage, teak cantata to complete a set of bedroom furniture. Can anyone help. find one. Mr David Christmas." Mr David Christmas 01/02/2012
"Looking for stag corner display unit in light Sandringham teak and small bookcase to match.
Central Scotland preferred." Leslie Verth 15/02/2012
"Looking for Stag Minstrel blanket box. Preferably in Yorkshire area." Maureen 16/02/2012
"Apologies, above chest of drawers size should read 4 over 2 drawers." Margaret 09/04/2012
"I have a stag display cabinet two doors in perfect condition
approx 39 inch height
30 inch width
11 inch depth
Also Hi Fi unit glass fronted door
approx 30 inch height
20 inch width
18 inch depth
I live in the Greater Manchester area" fran 20/04/2012
"Can anyone tell me where the stag minstrel range was made? Was it in the UK, If so where abouts?. Thanks" R Jones 21/04/2012
"MD052/L Twin Pedestal Desk Stag wanted" Elaine Randall 02/06/2012
"Hi. I have the tall hifi cabinet in Stag Minstrel and am looking for an additional shelf and the four small fixing screws for it. Please email if you haave an extra shelf from either the tall or low hifi cabinets that you are willing to part with.Thanks. Francis." Francis 09/06/2012
"The TV/video corner unit is no longer available for sale." Elaine Gebbie 24/06/2012
"I am looking for a Stag- Sheridan dining room table. Must be 7ft long (extended).
Have the smaller oval one at 5'6" when extended, but bigger house, bigger table!
Any ideas where I could locate this?
Thanks, Mrs Bruce, Angus, Scotland" P Bruce 07/07/2012
"I have 2 wardrobes (needs re-assemblying) + 1 x 5 drawer dressing table (in one piece!) and a stool for sale.
Angela" Angela Lenk MBE 10/07/2012
"Sorry I forgot to say I live in Bristol and my phone number is 0117 9502902. Thank you." Angela Lenk MBE 12/07/2012
"STAG FURNITURE I LOVE IT BUT I AM IN EDINBURGH,CANT GET GOOD STAG HERE.
2 BEDSIDE CABINETS 1 DRESSING TABLE 1 CHEST OF LARGE DRAWERS.WORST OF ALL I AM DEAF SO CANT USE THE PHONE,DISABLED SO MUST BE ABLE TO DELIVER.TYVM" JEANETTE 28/07/2012
"I have two Stag Summer Oak Bedside cabinets. Have had both from new. Model No Sk411 (with pull out shelf and two lovely deep drawers). Really sturdy. Have a few scratches after twenty years use but otherwise in vgc.
I also have a matching headboard (Model No SK451). This fits either a 4ft 6in or 5ft bed. Would like to sell these as one lot. I live in Chelmsford, Essex." Maureen 05/08/2012
"I have a Stag Minstrel double wardrobe which has been built and dismantled a couple of times. When we tried to give it to charity they wouldn't take it because the plinth wasn't fully attached. I'm not even looking for money, just to find it a good home because it's such a fine piece of furniture. Would have to be collected." Gavin Orr 15/08/2012
"Hello, I have a tall entertainment centre for sale. It is approx 6 feet tall and 4ft wide. Has two cupboards below the TV shelf for videos and a glass third cupboard for DVD & Sky/Freeview boxes. Above this 'unit' is the TV area which can easily hold a 32" TV. There are 2 further tall thin cupboards which hold CDs. Between these cupboards are two open shelves which can be height adjusted. I love this entertainments centre and only getting rid as it doesn't fit with the house we now live in. I'm looking for Â£250 as it's a rare item, I shall email pix of the centre to anyone interested. I live in Sunderland, UK. The unit is very heavy and will need to be collected. The top can be separated from the base. I will be very sorry to see it leave 8o(" Michele 28/08/2012
"I have purchased a used Stag dresser but cannot get the middle mirror to hang. Is there anywhere I can find assembly instructions?" Mary Lujan 03/10/2012
"I'm currently looking for the larger size Stag S Sideboard (54") and have noticed that they come with two different types of door hinge, with one being more obvious on the outside edge of the door, and the other one having a large flat plate hinge showing inside the door. Does anyone know which is the later model? Nick" Nick 24/11/2012
"Looking for a pair of narrow bedside chests, sort with pull-out ideal but may consider without. Not urgent, still to redec. room! N.Bedfordshire, Epping Forest, or possibly Sheffield areas convenient, might travel for a good price.29/12/12" Dee 30/12/2012
"I am looking for 2 Meredew Lincoln carver chairs.
I have never seen any lately but I am sure that they were produced when we originally received the table and chairs as a wedding present back in the late 1970s(we couldnt afford the carvers back then)!" JUDITH SHORTEN 15/01/2013
"I have 4 items of fineline furniture for sale - a 6 drawer chest, a 2 door wardrobe, a single door wardrobe and a headboard for a double bed. If anyone is interested I can take some photos." andy 30/01/2013
It would be useful to provide your contact details. Best regards" Steven 31/01/2013
"We have for sale a very large Stag Minstrel wardrobe set: 2 double (hanging) and 1 single (drawers). VGC, in guest room otherwise used for storage.Due to size, buyer must dismantle for removal. Durham/Newcastle area. Offers?
We also have matching bedside cabinets and chest of drawers, but I expect these to go today. Phone 0191-388-7694." DAVID HOLDING 07/02/2013
"What is the finish on the Stag Minstrel bedroom furniture?" Judith 20/02/2013
"It was made from makore (or African Cherry), both solid and veneered. Best regards" Steven 20/02/2013
"I have a large Stag Minstrel Tallboy but I need to replace 8 handles. I've tried e-bay and other sotes but can't find 8 ring handles. Any help would be much appreciated. Thankyou" Patricia A Graham 22/02/2013
"I have a large Stag Minstrel Tallboy but I need to replace 8 handles. I've tried e-bay and other sites but can't find 8 ring handles. Any help would be much appreciated. Thankyou" Patricia A Graham 22/02/2013
"I have Stag Minstrel dining room furniture for sale due to house move:
Large glass fronted display cabinet with lights and drinks cabinet within. In excellent condition. Â£500 Ono
Large extending dining table with four chairs and two carvers with a green upholstered seats. Chairs in very good condition, table good but has some small scratches. Extends to seat 8 people comfortably. Â£300 Ono.
Also nest of tables. The smallest one has a little damage on the veneer on one side. Â£50
Tall record player/music cabinet with glass front118cm tall x 50cm wide Â£250 Ono vgc.
All bought in 1990's" M Pilkington 11/04/2013
"I want to paint 2 stag minstrel chests of drawers.Can anyone tell me what to use to strip them,and then what paints and finishes to apply?" Christine 21/04/2013
"I have some Stag bedroom furniture which is grey with a white trim (not wood).I think it was called Savannah but I can"t find anything like it on the internet. Can you confirm? Thank you." Joan Thornton 16/05/2013
"I am trying to find somewhere that stocks Stag spare furniture parts. I need three hex bolt connector nuts to attach the bed end and head to the side bars. Does anyone know where i can obtain these." Linda Adamson 27/05/2013
"Looking for stac cream and teak wardrobe doors to replace broken ones or second hand full set" janette 15/08/2013
"Hi I have a full bedroom set for sale in very good condition 8 pieces in total , bed chest or draws 2 wardrobes 2 bed side cabinets , dressing table mirror all matching in teak" Tim adams 23/08/2013
"KING SIZE BED FRAME I am in the SW London area and am looking for a king size stag minstrel bed frame. Thanks. 27/8/2013" Pauline 26/08/2013
"Wanted Stag Madrigal circular table in Honey finish. If any body can help me I would be most grateful. Please reply here first and I will post my email address. Helen 27th August 2013" Helen Lanson 27/08/2013
"In reply to Joan Thornton's comment on 16 May - you are right, it is called Savannah. I used to work for Stag Meredew (they took over Jaycee Furniture near Brighton as well). I have a 3 drawer chest in the range that I am in the process of putting up for sale (open to offers). Buyer to collect from the Derbyshire area." Sue Huibers 03/09/2013
"Hello, I am trying to find a right hand
drop leaf stay for our stag bureau as the
plastic bit has broken that is at the end
of the brass runner.
Also looking for a key for the drop down
leaf, or total lock replacement.
Can anyone Please help as I don't no where
to find these spares. Pete." Peter R Williams 18/10/2013
"I am looking for a nest set of coffee tables of stag minstrel. An individual coffee table would also be appropriate to match already set of stag furniture." Ellen Good 26/11/2013
"I have a set of 3 Stag Minstrel coffee tables available in Hexham. Details at http://www.gumtree.com/p/for-sale/stag-minstrel-coffee-table-nest/1044734676" Patricia 13/01/2014
"Can anyone assist..lost in the floods Stag Minstrel [Victorian] dresser and a round table[extended to oval] pedestal support and 4 chairs..loss adjusters require the approx. cost when bought in 1997" Roger Bean 03/02/2014
"I have stag minstrel bedroom furniture to sell 2 single headboards, one double headboard. 1 double wardrobe. A small 3+2 drawer chest & 2 bedside cabinets. They were in holiday cottage I'm selling (Anglesey)" Corinna 05/03/2014
I have Stag Minstrel Dressing Table, Tallboy and Double Wardrobe in solid Mahogany I need to sell due to moving to a smaller house. Would you be interested in buying it, or could you point me the right direction of where I can sell it.
In very good condition, with all original fittings.
Thanks Toni" Toni 03/04/2014
After a number of years of having Stag furniture purchased from Army and Navy, we've decided to change all our furniture to a different style. I'm now looking to sell a TV/Video unit, a bookcase and a coffee table. The latter has one or two marks which could be easily removed. The other 2 items are in good condition. Shortly, I will have 2x Bedside 2 drawer units, a chest of drawers and a bed frame for sale but I need to source replacement furniture first. All of these items are mahogany but I have no idea as to price. Maybe someone out there can help. I live in Kent" Paul McCarthy 25/06/2014
"please see my ebay auction for Stag Rondo range
http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=311030330881" sarah taylor 30/07/2014
"I'm thinking about buying a stag mistral wardrobe can they be dismantled for transportation purposes. Are there any pitfalls in attempting this." ELIZABETH 12/09/2014
"I have just bought a stag minstrel sideboard on ebay, but have not yet picked it up or paid for it. I have just noticed that the hinges are the spring self closers as used on kitchen cabinets. Not what I was expecting. The unit has paperwork and stag labels. Did stag make sideboards with these kind of hinges?
Thanks in anticipation" Martyn Maynard 27/09/2014
"Were sprung hinges ever used on Stag Minstrel sideboards. I am buying one and worried it may be fake." Martyn Maynard 27/09/2014
"i have a cube and drawer hifi unit in light oak .space for music centre with slide out shelf. L P s with glass devision s two small drawers for cassetts + large deep drawer below made by stag .bought in the late 70 s. i can t find any info about it, so have no idea of the value. can any one help ?" Jan Brading 23/10/2014
"i have a cube + drawer hi fi unit in light oak made by stag . bought in the late 70 s can t find any info about it so have no idea what it may be worth . can anyone help please." Jan Brading 23/10/2014
"We have recently move home and after many years our Mistral Bedroom suite has been slightly scratched. Can anybody suggest a scratch cover product ???" Tony R 20/11/2014
"Hi I have a stag telephone table just would lie to know how much they sell for these days" Alan Jones 11/02/2015
"does anyone know what finish was applied to stag minstel. I have a dressing table which needs the top refinishing but an struggling to get a match" George Betke 23/02/2015
"Can anyone tell me if and how stag minstrel 2 and 3 door wardrobes can be dismantled?" mrs michelle gray 05/03/2015
"We live in York and have an immaculate STAG Minstrel Dark Mahogany full length adjustable mirror on its stand, Dressing-table set including adjustable mirror & stool and large Dining room side board if anyone is interested in making an offer for them." Barry & Jan Nicoille 12/03/2015
"Hi, im looking for the Stag console if anyone has one please" Debs hare 21/03/2015
"does any one know what finish is on STAG minstrel furniture is it french polish or stain or varnished" andy p 20/06/2015
"I have a Stag mahogany bedroom suite with a chest of drawers (the tall one with three small drawers in the middle) a double wardrobe and a dressing table and mirror, for sale.
I am in Potters Bar - any offers? The furniture has only ever been moved once so all in good condition, on part of the wardrobe has been dismantled for removal." Marian 26/06/2015
"I have recently purchased a Bureau on Ebay, excellent condition, one problem, i leant a little too heavily on the drop down flap and the left hand runner plastic clip has broken. I have effected a temporary repair but suspect it won't last! Can anyone help with spares?
On the back is the original label with the following:
MODEL JOB - ND
Io5 394704 26/09/85
Any assistance greatly appreciated, its a lovely piece of furniture!" Geoff Hallett 05/07/2015
"Can anyone tell me please if STAG furniture has a letter S as part of the key design? If not any suggestions as to which manufacturer it is would be gratefully received. Thanks." Nikki 20/08/2015
"I am looking for four dining chairs to complement the Ministrel dining table and chairs which we have.I am looking for two chairs and two carvers.Please contact above Email should anyone wishes to sell." VASANTH 20/08/2015
"I have some Stag Meredew items for sale due to moving and down sizing: a TV unit with drawer for approx 60 CDs; a hifi unit with ornate glass door, shelf, open area in back to feed wires out and hinged top which opens; and finally a nest of 3 tables. The items are in good condition. Â£100 altogether or nearest offer. Â£35 each. 21/08/15" Mark Bulman 21/08/2015
"Did Stag ever make dressing table , bedside cabinets using veneered MDF painted white drawer fronts teak colour with two plastic type handles?? Feel sure it is faked with Stag label??" Jan Lambert 24/08/2015
"I am looking for a stag minstrel blanket box but do not want to spend Â£200 or more." Norma Rush 31/08/2015
"Hi, we took our Stag Burghley 2-door with mirror wardrobe apart and now we want to use it again but have misplaced the screws and fitting. I wondered if you can help?
M Dunn" Margaret Dunn 14/09/2015
"We have a large stag dining room table and are trying to take the legs off it for moving but are finding it impossible has anyone any ideas ?" Linda Murphy 18/10/2015
"I now have for sale a Stag Minstrel Mahogany Sideboard And Display Cabinet in very good condition complete with lights. Also, Minstrel coffee table and TV/Video cabinet.
Please make me a sensible offer either for each item or all 3" Paul McCarthy 13/12/2015
"Hi we have owned several stag minstrel bedroom items and through moving and re assembling the heavy wardrobe doors are now very unsafe . The fittings are worn and loose. Can you help ? one of the doors cannot be attached as we do not trust the hinges to hold its weight ." Phil 05/01/2016
"I am looking for a slim line stag minstrel tall boy (7/8) drawers in the Cambridge area o1954204498" r foster 28/01/2016
"I have the following pieces for sale Â£150 for all the items below. All in great condition. Love to give them to a good home.
1) MD 042 - Double China Cabinet
2) MD 126 - Glazed Display Unit
3) MD 049 - Tall HiFi Unit
4) MD 144/A/B/C - Nest of Tables (three)
5) MD 143 - Oval Drop Leaf/Occasional Table" Sarah Roberts 03/02/2016
"Is there any Stag furniture for sale in West Sussex?" Ben Ross 20/02/2016
"I am looking for a brass plated lock and key for a stag minstrel wardrobe." Amy 08/03/2016
"Good morning, I have purchased a house and in one of the bedrooms are 2 wardrodes fitted together they are a stag set from the logo Question how difficult is it going to be to dismantle and move for decorating. also do you have a spare brass replacement key many thanks p.n.stapleton" Mr Phillip Stapleton 12/03/2016
I am looking for a 2/3door sideboard in Stags sandringham to match my wall unit. Nottingham shire area only.
Thanks" Christine 19/03/2016
"I have a Tall Glazed Display unit 4 shelves in the top with one light the bottom has 2 drawers and 1 shelf inside the bottom cabinet, ideal for a dining room or lounge in excellent condition I live just outside Edinburgh in East Lothian" Doreen Rogers 26/05/2016
"Looking for 2 bedside cabinets in good condition. Stag Minstrel with brass ringed
handles . West Midlands area Glenys and Robert 09/07/2016" Mrs Glenys Price 09/07/2016
"I am looking for two bedside units in the Stag Summer Oak range.
Please contact me via email if anyone is selling. Thanks." Jackie Ross 10/07/2016
"I have a stag minstrel dark wood rare 6 drawer tallboy
Looking for Â£349" Madeline smith 18/08/2016
"Hi I have stag minstrel tv cabinet
Dark wood style looking for
Â£75 also stag minstrel telephone table not original ulpholstery
But rare handed seat
Also stag Richmond cherry wood gentlemans dresser with lift up top to reveal mirror and 5 drawers CH" Madeline smith 18/08/2016
"I am looking for a Stag Minstrel oval drop-leaf coffee table in very good condition. I live in Glasgow but could travel within reason to collect.q" E Dunn 26/12/2016
"Hi, I was planning to sell a Stag Minstrel dressing table and stool set, which had been sitting in our garage (still wrapped!)for the past 7 years since being shipped over to Melbourne, Australia,from the UK. However, I've just discovered the upright supports from the mirrors are missing. Does anyone know where I can source replacements from please?" E Saxton 04/01/2017
"I have a Stag Summer Oak - 3 drawer bedside table for sale. We have had this from new. Looking for Â£20. Buyer to Collect from Paisley Area." Fiona F 06/02/2017
"Trying to verify if my coffee table is a Stage Furniture piece
Have a partcial label with a deer head in the middle. Have pictures." Marlene Rocha 18/02/2017
"Stag Minstrel for sale, in good condition. (All FOUR pieces for sale Â£100)
1) MD 126 - Glazed Display Unit (Â£35)
2) MD 049 - Tall HiFi Unit (Â£35 on its own)
3) MD 144/A/B/C - Nest of 3 tables (Â£35 on its own)
4) MD 143 - Oval Drop Leaf/Occasional Table (Â£35 on its own)
Buyer to collect from Cardiff, South Wales. My details are Chris M:07715462788 and E:firstname.lastname@example.org" Chris Roberts 24/04/2017
"I am looking for Stag Minstrel Corner TV unit .
I have for sale a hi-fi unit
King size head board
These items are in good condition , please contact me for price if interested." Elaine Randall 01/06/2017
"I have a Stag Cantata teak bedroom suite which I wish to sell - consists of:
2 door wardrobe, 3 door wardrobe (I believe these can be dismantled for ease of transport), x2 4 door drawer chest of drawers, and a dressing table unit with 4 drawers which are asymmetrical. I can provide photos and measurements if anyone is interested. Any reasonable offer would be accepted as they need to disposed of promptly due to house move.
Buyer to collect from Cheltenham.
E:email@example.com" Elaine 20/06/2017
"I have around lots of stag minstrel bedroom furniture for sale, please call me on 07908626441 for details. Delivery may be possible depending on your location.
John 21/7/17" John 22/07/2017
"Looking for a Stag Minstrel four (4) drawer chest. Located near Norwich and willing to collect if not too distant. Many thanks. 18-08-2017" RobK 18/08/2017
I don't know if you can help me please I purchased a piece of stag from eBay a drinks cabinetvdresser that has a light to connect the only problem is I have never seen this type of connector before
If you can assist or put me in the right direction that would be fantastic
Fran" Francis wrigglesworth 16/09/2017
"Stag minstrel bedroom furniture.
I have many pieces of stag minstrel bedroom furniture for sale all in very good to excellent condition. Blanket boxes, dressing tables, bedside cabinets, wardrobes, chests of drawers , Cheval mirrors, wall mirrors, bookcases,hi-fi cabinets, almost the entire range that Stag made. Can deliver. Any questions please call 07908 626 441" John 01/10/2017
"I am looking for some stag Avalon bedroom furniture if anyone can help West Yorkshire areaTIMAI" P Broadbent 04/10/2017
"I have a Stag Minstrel Tall boy for sale in Fair/good condition. I am in Devon" Devvs Clark 10/10/2017
"I am looking for a stag minstrel linen press wardrobe with 2 mirrored doors and 3 external drawers. Also looking for tall 6 drawer chest. 25/10/17 07908626441" John 26/10/2017
Can you tell me if stag minstrel table with twin pedestal legs can have legs removed at home to get table through dining room door.
Table being delivered on Tuesday 14th November 2017 and bothered it won't go through doorway" Date foster 12/11/2017
"I am looking for a Stag Minstrel Mahogany Long John Coffee Table, preferably the model with the shelf underneath. Anywhere in the Yorkshire and Humber region if possible please." Helen 07/12/2017
I am looking for two Stag high back dining chairs in mahogany with four bars at the back, seat cover doesn't matter. Judy 07841418979" firstname.lastname@example.org 12/12/2017
"HELP, Can anyone provide a sketch or photograph/s of how a stag minstrel extending dining table goes together?? Particularly how the table tops are fitted to the frame. Hoping we are not missing any pieces and Christmas dinner on our knees pending. Any help appreciated. please reply to email@example.com" Wendy 23/12/2017
looking to buy two (maybe more) John & Sylvia Reid dining chairs as illustrated above (teak, leather and metal frame), condition of leather & foam irrelevant as long as woodwork present as building a set and recovering. Any replies gratefully received . Malcolm at firstname.lastname@example.org" Malcolm Warner 07/01/2018
"I am looking for stag minstrel double bed frame in cumbria or lancashire area please." pat greenhalgh 28/01/2018
"I have a Stag Teak triple (gents) wardrobe that I am hoping to sell. It is in very good condition although it is missing one decorative key. It is currently dismantled, covered and being stored. I can give further details if anyone is interested. Buyer must collect from Angus area." Moraglouise Smith 11/03/2018
"I have a large collection of Stag Minstrel Furniture that has been in storage whilst we have been abroad. We have had it from new and it has been in our home for 30 years but apart from the occasional mark is still in remarkable condition which is a testament to the makers. Our family knew the owners of Stag and actually sold them some of the machines that made this furtniture. We have the following items for sale preferably as a single complete package.
1 Triple Door Wardrobe (not the 8ft tall one) two hanging spaces and one shelved/drawer section
1 Large width 6ft tall double wardrobe with mainly hanging space and a high level shelf
2 x 7 drawer tall boys
Dressing table with 3 part mirror and upholstered stool
2 single drawer bedside cabinets
I tall wall hanging mirror
I corner drinks unit (triangular with glass opening section at the top and door at the bottom)
1 double bed frame and base with headboard/base unit, bed end and sides.
These can all be collected dismantled (bed and wardrobe) from storage in London. Call 07710835837 for any questions or email email@example.com" John Stewart 24/03/2018
"Wanted ~ minstrel double mirrored wardrobe/ linen cupboard x 2, 2 x 7 drawer tallboy & a cheval mirror with a drawer at the bottom, not expensive thou please :) im near Grimsby
Jo" Jo 07/04/2018
"Hi, We have the Glass-Fronted Hi-Fi Storage Unit available. It is in excellent condition. We have owned it since new, maybe 25 years or so.
Nottingham/Derby Area, Collect or maybe deliver locally.
Call Kevin on 07790 938 227" Kevin 11/04/2018
"I have a tall stag minstrel dressing chest with lift up top to reveal mirror and jewellery drawer. 5 drawers below. £195
07908626441" John 18/04/2018
"Message for jo from grimsby. I have all the pieces you are looking for. Call 07908626441" John 18/04/2018
"11 x sets of Stag Bedroom furniture available to buy at reasonable costs, all in good order.
Ring Jamie 07894 635 741" Jamie 27/04/2018
"155 items of stag minstrel bedroom furniture. Possible delivery. Call 07908626441" John 08/05/2018
Small bedside tables in minstrel - a pair. I am based in London
Many thanks" Gini 11/05/2018
"I am looking for stag minstel bedroom furniture. Please email me with details
firstname.lastname@example.org" John 28/09/2018
"FOR SALE: Stag Richmond chest of 5 drawers. London collection.
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/153211148646" kinamoo 08/10/2018
"A Stag Minstrel Otterman / blanket box and a single wardrobe in the darker version of the range. Newcastle-upon-Tyne David.Crook@unn.ac.uk Open to offers." David Crook 11/10/2018
"Desperately searching for a stag minstrel triangular stool, the companion to the stag minstrel corner dressing table" THeresa 29/10/2018
"Looking for 2 stag summer oak bedside tables please, 07866 492083" Sian 04/11/2018
"Theresa I have the Stag Minstrel dressing table stool in fantastic conditions my email is email@example.com also I have the most of the pieces in Stag range" Patricia 24/11/2018
"Hi. Looking four 6 drawer tower stag minstrel. This will complete my collection. Remember it from years ago. Absolutely love it. In the last year we have bought 11 pieces. Travelled many miles to by it. Please contact me if you can help. 07860737138 thank you Laura" Laura 05/12/2018
"Looking for a summer oak chest of drawers or linen Cupboard.
Based N Ireland/ Glasgow. Thank you, Karen" Karen 30/01/2019
"Looking for a summer oak chest of drawers or linen Cupboard.
Based N Ireland/ Glasgow. Thank you, Karen
Kaitken745@c2kni.net" Karen 30/01/2019
"We have a CD Audio Unit with Glass Door and pivot side doors MD025. This is in excellent condition just one small mark barely visible. Holds 120 CD's and side doors hold 28 tapes each. Would like to sell buyer collect or possible deliver depending on distance. Email for photos or questions Thanks for looking firstname.lastname@example.org" Lynn Kendle 09/02/2019
"If you are looking for quality secondhand pieces of stag minstrel bedroom furniture try this guy up near sheffield he has loads of it in stock. 07908 626 441" John 11/02/2019
"I have four pieces of Stag Minstrel furniture for sale.
Stag Minstrel Mahogany 7 Drawer Chest Of Drawers
Stag Minstrel Mahogany TV Stand, with 2 drawers
Stag Minstrel Mahogany Bed Side Table with 3 drawers
Stag Minstrel Mahogany Sideboard with Cocktail Cabinet.
All in good condition. Available for collection only in Berkshire. Call 07786 107435" Aaron 19/02/2019
"Looking for 2 bed side tables. Stag Cantarta" Tricia 03/03/2019
"2 Stag Teak wardrobes 1 male 1 female complete with keys. Good condition. Buyer collects Benfleet Essex £100 pair. Denise.email@example.com" Denise 04/03/2019
"Stag minstrel bedroom furniture, nearly 200 items in one location between Sheffield Doncaster Worksop Chesterfield.
The ideal place to buy and sell your stag minstrel.
Delivery is possible.
5/3/19" John 05/03/2019
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