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    Posted 13 years ago

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    I do not know what this chair is used for, is there anyone that can tell me or tell me where I can find out?

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    1. LilChaoticOne LilChaoticOne, 13 years ago
      Quite possibly an odd suggestion, but it could be a very old dental chair. Googled it and noted that in the images that popped up a couple of them did resemble this chair, though they were metal. Probably an incorrect guess, but just tossing the suggestion out there.
    2. hotkitties, 13 years ago
      Dentist is a good guess ;) Eye doctor?
    3. Pop_abides Pop_abides, 13 years ago
      Any tags or I.D. marks on the bottom?
    4. lundy lundy, 13 years ago
    5. lundy lundy, 13 years ago
    6. chairboy, 13 years ago
      Pop_abides: the only mark is a stap in a rain onder the chair (276). Could not find any plates or any other marks. At first I was thinking Dentist, then Iwas thinking a chair for photo taking.
    7. TammyInCarolina TammyInCarolina, 13 years ago
      My Uncle had one almost like this, his dad was an Opthamologist, so I would say it might be an Eye Exam chair used in an Eye Doctor's office! Just a guess
    8. hotkitties, 13 years ago
      pops- i doubt a chair for photo taking would have a head rest ;)
    9. walksoftly walksoftly, 13 years ago
      I do believe some early photographers did use a head restraint device to keep the head steady for a focused image.
    10. composer369 composer369, 13 years ago
      This type chair was used for: barbering, eye exams, dentistry, as well as photography---all needed a very still head of the subject & as was wooden, was not only lighter, for transport & moving it but also cheaper to purchase.
    11. austrohungaro austrohungaro, 12 years ago
      I'd say just eye exams or photography... babers have got specially designed chairs for ages and so do dentists... plus these need the body to be inclined, not sitting straight...
    12. vanskyock24 vanskyock24, 12 years ago
      it is in fact a chair for eye exams - they never ever used these for barbering or dentistry

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