C. A. Buffington & Co. “Automobile Folding Stool”

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C. A. Buffington & Co. “Automobile Folding Stool”

500.00

218 in.H x 12.4 in.W x 16.54 in.

70 cmH x31.5 cmWx42 cm
 

A folding chair made of iron with a leather seat pad, designed by Calvin A. Buffington for the Ford Model T car. This ingenious, little foldable chair was patented by the Buffington company in 1912 and was designed to fit into the limited storage space available in the T-Ford. The chair is labeled by the manufacturer underneath. A similar model is part of the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

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A folding stool made of iron with a leather seat pad, designed by Calvin A. Buffington for the Ford Model T car. This ingenious, little foldable chair was patented by the Buffington company, in Berkshire, NY in 1912, and was designed to fit into the limited storage space available in the T-Ford. The chair is labeled by the manufacturer underneath. A similar model is part of the collection of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.