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Upcycled midcentury modern television cabinet

Upcycled midcentury modern television cabinet
Upcycled midcentury modern television cabinet

No longer cutting-edge technology, this is now an upcycled midcentury modern television cabinet and a good-looking piece of design.

Upcycled midcentury modern television cabinet
Upcycled midcentury modern television cabinet

 

Dating back to the 1950s, this is a reclaimed 1960s West-German SABA Schauinsland television set, complete with its original frame, the controls and some lovely tapered legs. What it is missing is the original wires and parts that made the TV shows appear on the screen. But it now has a second life.

Upcycled midcentury modern television cabinet
Upcycled 1950s television cabinet

 

This wooden cabinet has been reborn as…a cabinet. I know, not a massive jump. But it has taken a bit of work to get it from an old TV to a stylish piece of storage for your retro home.

Upcycled midcentury modern television cabinet
Upcycled 1950s television cabinet

 

A lot of cleaning up I would guess, although some signs of its age are still there. Part of its character. What is also there is a light blue finish and a blur vinyl/rubber mat within.

Upcycled midcentury modern television cabinet
Upcycled 1950s television cabinet

 

What would you use it for? Well, I’d probably think of using this as a bar. But beyond that, you could use it for any kind of storage or as the seller suggests, maybe a nightstand or somewhere for a small dog or cat to catch up with some sleep.

Upcycled midcentury modern television cabinet
Upcycled 1950s television cabinet

 

As for the price, this is up for £318.64. Have a look at the seller’s other items for more interesting midcentury modern pieces too.

Find out more at the Midcentury Glow Etsy website

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