The Internet is full of rankings of office chairs. While some of these are authentic, others serve as advertisements, making it difficult to discern the best options. To provide clarity, we have compiled a list of the most popular second-hand office chairs based solely on our sales numbers. Without further ado, let's delve into the top 5 choices:


5. Giroflex G64 - Approximately £150 Used (£500 New)

G64 used office chair

Giroflex is the company that has been producing chairs for 150 years. In 1919 they released the first swivel office chair. They know their chairs and customers around the world appreciate that. The manufacturer boasts chairs durability stemming from high precision manufacturing process. We can attest that. Throughout our years in the business the G64 has matched the popularity of chairs 2-3 times more expensive. Click here to see if we have any G64 in stock (opens new tab). Main features:

  • BS 5459-2: (2000) Compliant - Up to 200kg user with up to 24 hours use
    3D arms
  • Seat Height Adjustment
  • Backrest Height Adjustment
  • Seat and Back Inclination
  • Seat Slide (Seat Depth)
  • Tension Control
  • Adjustable Lumbar Support

4. Steelcase Reply - Approximately £140 Used (£600 New)

Ssteelcase Reply used office chair

Reply offers a classic design with either fabric or mesh backrest (Reply Air).

The chair has proven it's worth over the years. The manufacturer gives 12 years warranty on the chair, which is a very good sign, as in reality it often means a chair will last very long (usually much longer than the warranty). This chair is also appreciated for it's unassuming ergonomics. The lumbar support is praised as well the mesh backrest. When bough new, the Reply has a wide range of cosmetic customisations, so sometimes we have some really funky configurations on them. Click here to see if we have any Steelcase Reply chairs available. Chairs features:

  • Gas height adjustment.
  • Back tilt with tension control.
  • Adjustable back lumber.
  • Seat slide to adjust seat depth.
  • 3 way height adjustable arms.

3. Orangebox DO - Approximately £150 Used (£400 New)

Orangebox Do used office chair

The Orangebox Do is a high quality UK manufactured product. Users love the simplicity of use, as the chair was designed with intuitive controls in mind. It also has an automatic body-weight tension adjustment. We've sold thousands of thouse chairs and not one was returned to us, despite the 12 month warranty on all second hand items we sell. It's a very good all-round chair which we recommend for any business. If you want to buy a second hand Orangebox DO, click here to see if we have any in stock. Orangebox Do benefits from the following features:

  • Height Adjustable Gas lift
  • Height Adjustable 3D Arms
  • Back Tilt and Lock
  • Adjustable Lumbar Support

2. Herman Miller Mirra - Approximately

£275 Used (£1000 New)

Herman Miller Mirra second hand office chair

Mirra is one of the best chairs on the market. It's main, distinct feature is a backrest which adjusts to the users back. Herman Miller designed this chair to give as much freedom to the user as possible, without infringing on comfort. Mirra is the top-end chair, even though it is cheaper than the Aeron. It is the second most popular office chair we sell, and probably also the second most popular chair amongst blue chip companies, which we source these chairs from. Click here to see if we have any Mirras in stock. The Mirra can be customised when ordered from manufacturer, so these chairs come with various features, but a full spec Mirra includes:

  • Height Adjustable Seat
  • Adjustable Lumbar Support
  • 3D Adjustable Arms
  • Flexi Front Seat
  • Back Tilt and Lock
  • Tension Control

1. Herman Miller Aeron - Approximately £500 Used (£1100 New)

Herman Miller Aeron refurbished office chair

Widely regarded as the best office chair in the world, the Herman Miller Aeron offers comfort, durability, and an impressive design. Its superior quality makes it a popular second-hand option, as customers see it as a sound investment. Check if we have any Aerons in stock now. Key features include:

  • Height Adjustable Seat
  • Posture Fit Lumbar Support
  • Back Tilt and Lock with Tension Control
  • Forward Tilt
  • Height Adjustable 3D Arms

These are the most popular second-hand office chairs we sell. However, we understand that preferences vary, and we offer thousands of other options. To explore the chairs listed above or browse our other second-hand office chairs, please visit our second-hand office chairs collection. If you are curious, read our guide about nuances of buying used office furniture.