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Vintage Ikea! A 1960s armchair just sold for £12k – here are 10 other surprising secondhand Swedish hits

Old furniture from the interiors store can go for high prices at auction, in some cases 92 times what it originally sold for. But should you hang on to your Billy bookcase?

It might be worth hanging on to your flatpack. At a Swedish auction last week, a 62-year-old Ikea Cavelli armchair – described by the design expert Andreas Siesing as “a holy grail for design enthusiasts” – sold for £12,473. It’s hardly surprising: vintage Ikea furniture is now big business. Below are 10 of the rarest and most expensive Ikea items currently available. In the meantime, look after your Billy bookcase. It might be your retirement fund.

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