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Mid Century Modern Samsonite Bar or Counter Stools 2 Sets NOS 3 Black or 3 Asparagus

$1,195

Mid Century Modern Samsonite Bar or Counter Stools 2 Sets NOS 3 Black or 3 Asparagus

$1,195

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MAKER

STYLE / PERIOD

MATERIALS

Chrome, Metal, Naugahyde

DATE

1970s

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ABOUT

Holy cow! We found these fantastic stools in their original boxes still in the garage of this estate. The tag on the bottom says August 1975! Made by the Samsonite Furniture Company. There are two sets of three adjustable bar stools or counter stools. One set in black Naugahyde. One set in what they called asparagus green Naugahyde that we swear is avocado green! We are pricing them per set of three, but they look awesome mixed. Just look at the photos. They are armless with a scooped shaped seat covered in Naugahyde either black or green. They swivel, they adjust, they have a foot ring and it adjusts too. What more could you need or want? Well maybe you would like the original boxes and ALL the original hang tags and assembly instructions.

Samsonite, best known for their luggage, was founded in Denver in 1910 by Jesse Shwayder. Jesse was born and raised in the late 19th century American West but found himself in his 20’s in New York selling luggage for the Seward Trunk and Bag Company. However, he had a dream. A dream of going home along with a dream of owning his own company. He did just that. That company was first named Shwayder Trunk Manufacturing Company. However, its name was changed in 1965 to Samsonite honoring its best-selling product. Jesse Shwayder named the line as such for its incredible strength which he likened to the Biblical character, Samson. The first 60-70 plus years Samsonite was operated by the Shwayder family and went through many expansions and changes. One of those expansions was into the furniture market. But by the 1970s they were bought out by the Beatrice umbrella. Again, going though many expansions and changes and……cutbacks too and changing hands many times. After all those years, the luggage portion of Samsonite is back in Denver operating from their original location. And, the furniture portion is operating as it did from its beginning in Murfreesboro, Tennesse. Samsonite Corporation and Samsonite Furniture are now separate companies.

Pick black. Pick asparagus (nah avocado). Pick both. Let us know if you want the original boxes and make these yours!

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Handsome Samsonite mid-century modern adjustable bar or counter stools. They have multiple adjustment positions. These awesome stools are NOS, new old stock. There are 2 sets of 3. You may choose black Naugahyde or asparagus Naugahyde. They are priced per set of three all one color. In new condition with their original boxes. Please see photos. One green chair has gotten a small dirt mark inside the box. Circa 1975.

Stool:

  • Bar Height – 43 Inches
  • Counter Height – 37 Inches
  • Width – 18.5 Inches
  • Depth – 20 Inches
  • Bar Seat Height – 31.25 Inches
  • Counter Seat Height – 25.5 Inches
  • Inside Seat Width – 16.5 Inches
  • Inside Seat Depth – 15 Inches
  • Inside Back Height – 12 Inches
  • Weight – 20.6 Pounds Each

 

Crated Size 3:

  • Height – 43 Inches
  • Width – 63.75 Inches
  • Depth – 25.25 Inches
  • Weight – 155 Pounds

 

 

Crated Size 6:

  • Height – 43 Inches
  • Width – 63.75 Inches
  • Depth – 46.75 Inches
  • Weight – 265 Pounds

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We ask that the buyer cover freight.



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