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Introducing the Deckchair to Great Britain

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Following on from John Thomas Moore’s patent in England for adjustable, portable folding chairs in 1886, he started to manufacture them in Macclesfied. Two types of deckchairs were made, the ‘Waverley’ designed to be used on ships or whilst watching lawn tennis and the ‘Hygienic.’ This was actually a rocking chair, initially designed to help […]

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