Roorkhee Campaign Chair Standard

R8,500R10,950

The iconic collapsable campaign chair with a long a) military b) exploration c) safari provenance. Extremely durable and portable on Safari and stored in a handy carry bag when on the road.

WOOD:
Available African Mahogany or Walnut

MATERIAL:
Made with heavy-duty 510g 100% Cotton Canvas with oiled bovine vegetable tan leather arm strap and brass fittings.
Colour Canvas: Sand, Black, Natural or Olive Green Ripstop.

DIMENSIONS:
Length 56cm | Depth 56cm | Height (Seat) 36cm
Height (Armrest) 59cm | Height (Full) 88cm | Weight 5kg

PACKAGING DIMENSIONS:
Length 260mm | Width 145mm | Height 670mm | Weight 5kg

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In The Field


Named in honour of the headquarters of the Indian Army Corps of Engineers Roorkhee, United Provinces, India, it was the standard British army officers issue campaign chair from 1898 to the start of Word War 2.

They needed a chair that was light in weight, could be folded up and carried around easily and could be used on uneven terrain without breaking. This was achieved by constructing the chair from a series of turned oak parts which were fitted into each other loosely and were not glued, being held together by a combination of leather straps. The arms straps, arms, seat and back all act under tension to keep the structure in place.

 

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