Multi-coloured original retro vintage 1950s kitchen cabinets as seen in The Queen’s Gambit, by VEB Kuechenmoebel Eschebach

As seen in:

Director: Scott Frank


The Netflix series The Queen’s Gambit deservedly won many accolades for its wonderful production design. The home of chess champion Beth Harmon’s stepmother Mrs Wheatley is amongst some of the most memorable film sets of any TV series.

Her kitchen features a beautiful 1950s multicoloured cabinet made by East German manufacturer VEB Kuechenmoebel Eschebach Radeberg. We are delighted to offer for sale, on behalf of a private client, the very same original 1950s vintage original cabinet design together with a matching wall cupboard and freestanding tall cupboard.

Original labels on the reverse.

Free standing base floor cabinet as seen in The Queen’s Gambit
Size: 85cm (H) x 91cm (D) x 55.5cm (D)
Duck egg blue small cupboard door with handle, with dispenser attached to inner door.
Pink larger cupboard door.
2 x orange fronted drawers with handles.
Off-white large cupboard door with handle.

Wall cupboard
Size: 55.5cm (H) x 91cm (W) x 30.5 cm (D)
Duck egg blue and pink cabinet doors.
Lock and original key.

Freestanding tall cupboard
Size: 180cm (H) x 47cm (W) x 56cm (D)
Duck egg blue full height door with white handle.
Various shelves, hooks and rails inside.

Provenance: Manufactured in 1950s. Bought by current owner from an auction in Berlin, Germany in 2011.

Condition: Small scratches and wear in keeping with their age.

Price: Free standing base kitchen cabinet as seen in The Queen’s Gambit = £950,   or all 3 units = £1,250

Collection only
From Berlin, Germany / the seller can recommend courier and shipping companies if required.

Please email us at [email protected] for more details or if you have any questions.

How we work:-

• We act as an agent connecting buyers and sellers.
• We have not seen the goods in person. 
• We take no responsibility for the good themselves – we simply negotiate and introduce buyer and seller.
• The sale is agreed on the understanding that the seller has identified and provided detailed descriptions and photographs of the exact and true condition.
• Once a sale has been agreed, we collect full payment from the buyer on behalf of the seller, then we release the address and contact details for collection to be arranged, and hold the monies until the buyer has confirmed the items have been received by the buyer. We then pass on payment to the seller.
• Payment is accepted by bank transfer only to our UK bank account with any transfer or currency conversion costs to be covered by the buyer (we do not take credit card or accept payment from Paypal)
• This item may not meet contemporary fire safety standards which were introduced after this item was made.
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• If the buyer arranges collection of the items without seeing them first, and then changes their mind, the return of the goods will be the buyers responsibility and cost, and upon confirmation from the seller of safe receipt in the exact condition which they were collected, we refund the monies in full, minus any bank charges if applicable.

Please email us at [email protected] for more details or if you have any questions.