We are pleased to be offering today this beautiful civil war era acanthus carved period poster canopy bed that dates from the 1850s era. It was refinished in the last 20-40 years. It is most likely a birch wood bed stained a dark reddish mahogany color. It has been adapted on the rails to accommodate a full size modern day box spring and mattress. What a savings! The bed is 82 inches tall to the top of the tester and 55 inches wide on the outside. The inside dimension for mattress purposes are 54 inches wide by 76 inches long. The height of the side rail is 24 inches high and the height of the headboard panel is 46 inches high. The bed comes apart for easy moving. It has a flat top tester that has rods on it for cloth fabric if you desire. It also has an area on the footboard to cover the big space underneath. In the old days, they would put a trundle bed underneath for guests. You are just getting the canopy bed in this listing. Look at the beautiful hand carving on the posts. Other than the professional extension of the rails, the bed is all original less the finish. Shipping starts at $345 if you are in our normal area. Please contact us prior to purchase to confirm the shipping price as it can increase the further from New England you are.