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Hello, can you identify this type of chair?  The seat was upholstered and it is adjustable (slides up & down). The handle on top of the back rail folds down.  I bought it in pieces at a tag sale and they had no information on it.

this is too cool!!

would you send multiple pictures to my email please.
front back side under top all around.  metal parts too.

check the metal very closly for foundry marks, patent dates, name or initials

i will say it looks like 1880-1890s but it a chair i have never seen in person or in books--and i have gone through hundreds of books and looked at thousands of chairs over the years.

describe all the movement for me or do a picture spread of it in various positions.  please

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robert klein


Regarding American antique, vintage, and collectible furniture I can help with wood identification, styles, age, periods, historical coatings, materials, techniques, repair, restoration, refinishing. Please read instructions for posting.


I have been in the antiques furniture and restoration business and in the sales of American antique furniture for 40+ years and have continued my education in the trade attending workshops and seminars through several organizations.

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