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New couch. What to do with the old couch?

A few weeks back we looked online at options for new couches.  Some good (no, in fact, great) friends have a couch from King Furniture and we looked at their range online too.

However the prices were way more than what we were prepared to pay so we decided to wait.

Last week we saw a TV advertisement for King Furniture and this afternoon we went to their Richmond showroom.  The couch we'd selected online, the Columbus, wasn't on display.  However one of their sales people, Paulette, showed us through their range and we settled on the Delta II, with its under couch storage. It is actually the same one as that owned by our great friends.
Delta II (source:

King's modular furniture is interesting in that the all components are modular, steel framed and interchangeable.  So it is possible to mix and match bases, backs and arms to create arm chairs, two seater and three seater couches, or even an ottoman.  The bases have a gas lift mechanism with storage within each seat.

We have saved about 40% off the full price, and in about eight weeks hope to have a new Delta II sitting in our living room.

One of the old couches will go into our 'play room', and the other will probably be sold on Ebay. More about why we need one in there in another post at a later date.  Our old couches are from OzDesign.  We purchased them in about 1998, which I think is a worthwhile return on investment.


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