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    Posted 9 years ago

    rdwalter
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    Cleaning out my late aunts home, we came across this chair. Does anyone know how I tell if its an original? It was purchased in LA in the 50s, but that is all we know.

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    1. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      It's called the LCW = Lounge Chair Wood.
      Google "LCW 1948".
      Is there the five-two-five screw configuration on the underside?
      Stencil markings? Date and Year.
      An example is on this page bottom left:
      http://eamesdesigns.com/catalog-entry/lcw-1948/
      Labels could/should be there. Evans Products Company? Herman Miller?
      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eames_Lounge_Chair_Wood
    2. Ilikeart, 9 years ago
      Your chair is a great piece of craft.I admire it.
    3. rdwalter, 9 years ago
      Here are pictures of the underside. The stenciling is not the same as the picture on the link you suggested. Nor is there any sign of a label. Could it be an imitation?
    4. rktkt, 9 years ago
      This chair's back is on upside-down, so at first glance it didn't look authentic, but it probably is. Do you have a photo of the front/underside? Also, a little bigger that the one you posted would help.
    5. vetraio50 vetraio50, 9 years ago
      Dealing with flat packs? You're right!
      Thank you rktkt or us that Rickety Katie?
      Nice one!
    6. sonambient, 8 years ago
      this is a nice early birch example.
      ca. 1946-49 as evidenced by the 5 screws at the front and back . this is produced by the evans plywood company for herman miller previous to the herman miller production.
      great chair!

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