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Chairs470 of 10975$ find!WOOD CHAIR WITH PLATE UNDERNEATH
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Posted 2 years ago

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walksoftly
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Purchased at auction, cheap at the end of the sale.
They have Canadian patent dates of 1905 & 1907.
The seat frame is different from others that I've seen.
The seat frame is steam bent Oak, with a tapered lap joint & dowels.
Some fool put gold paint on them, for a faux finish (antiquing).

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  1. Manikin Manikin, 2 years ago
    Very nice Walksoft would these be considered parlor chairs ? Nice find !
  2. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love Mani
    I've always known them as ice cream parlor chairs.
    This was Sherry's doing I was loading the car & she was still buying.
  3. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love kerry.
  4. inky inky, 2 years ago
    These are great walksoftly I love the legs and feet (especially the socks..:) and the top....:-)
  5. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love & the comment Inky.
    One chair has a cold foot it lost it's sock. :-)
  6. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love, mustangtony & petey.
  7. bratjdd bratjdd, 2 years ago
    Want want!!! Love them. Thanks for sharing.
  8. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 2 years ago
    I would agree with you that these are Ice Cream Parlor Chairs. These have a nice design. Do you plan to restore them to a more original type finish?

    Thank for sharing these with us.....
  9. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    @ Ted
    I would love to see them with their original finish intact, but not sure that I can get the gold paint off without damaging original finish.

    Have you ever seen the bentwood seat frame before?

    Thanks for the love & the comments
  10. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love & the comment bratjdd.
  11. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love, official & Phil.
  12. Ted_Straub Ted_Straub, 2 years ago
    To walksoftly.....maybe that gold paint was applied thinly, and if so, a mild abrasive might remove it without damaging the original finish.

    The bentwood seat is new to me. Perhaps it indicates that this is a rare item? Let us know of the progress on the finish, and of the rarity of he frame.

    Have a great day!...Ted
  13. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love gargoyle & Bellin.
  14. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love, Trunkman.
  15. miKKoChristmas11 miKKoChristmas11, 2 years ago
    Very nice! Haven't seen any with this particular back!! : )
  16. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love, ozmarty.
  17. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love, & the comment miKKo, I've been unable to find one similar to this yet.
    I've been unable to find anything similar to this with the bentwood seat frame & the connecting brackets at the top & underneath the seat.
  18. kerry10456 kerry10456, 2 years ago
    David, just a short note to wish You and Yours a Happy Holidays!! :-)
  19. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks kerry, Merry Christmas!
  20. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love, MattyG & bratjdd.
  21. toracat toracat, 2 years ago
    Those are really beautiful! much older than my two that I posted, 50 yrs. older!! great buy!
  22. walksoftly walksoftly, 2 years ago
    Thanks for the love on these old chairs toracat, have you ever seen any with a wood seat frame?
  23. Aimathena, 11 months ago
    Very nice, really pretty. I grew up with an ice cream parlor table and chairs in our kitchen.
  24. walksoftly walksoftly, 11 months ago
    Thanks for the love & your kind words Aimathena. There are lots of people that have good memories stirred up when they see chairs like this, my grandparents had a set in their kitchen as well. That's where all the grandkids sat when she would serve up a snack of fresh homemade bread with butter & strawberry jam. mmmmmmmmmm
  25. Aimathena, 11 months ago
    You're very welcome David. Thanks for posting =^) ours was white frames with blue seats.

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