Antique 20's B.L. Marble Chair Co Banker's Chair ~Bank of England~Tiger Oak Wood

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Seller: domino.101 (586) 100%, Location: Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, Ships to: Free Local Pickup, Item: 192898282800 For your consideration is an old antique1920's era solid wood chair manufactured by B.L. Marble Chair Company, in it's original condition. From my research, the model of this chair is the "Bank of England" style denoted by #1417 located on the sticker at the bottom of the chair. The Bank of England chairs were one of the best in office chairs of the century. It was available in certain woods, however, by the looks of it, I believe this chair is made from quartersawn tiger oak wood (please view photos to make your own assessment). It is very heavy and has a beautiful curved slat back rest and a nice, large, very comfortable contoured seating area. B.L. Marble chairs were made to last and known for their comfort and elegance. Markings There is a nickel plated circular badge affixed to the back of the chair with the name of the manufacturer engraved on it, stating "The B.L.MARBLE CHAIR CO.,BEFORD,OHIO". Beneath the left arm is engraved "RL". Underneath is a square paper tag with the number 1417 and 3-F. (see photos) Background The B.L. Marble Chair Co. of Bedford, Ohio was formed in 1894 and turned out sturdy wooden chairs used in homes and offices, schools, courthouses and taverns around the United States. In 1965 it merged with Dictaphone Corp., and it stopped production in 1985. Features:Chair style 1417 - Bank of England Material: Oak wood (appears to be tiger oak) Molded contoured seatCurved backrest Nickel plated badge with manufacturers name affixed to chairCirca: 1920'sManufacturer: B.L.. Marble Chair Co. Original condition @ Measurements: Overall height 32 1/2"Overall depth 22 1/4" Width (Arm to arm) 22 1/4"Seat width 20 1/4"Seat depth 17 11/16" Seat height (Floor to seat) 17 3/4"Back rest height (Top of seat to top of backrest) 16 1/4" Condition: Chair is in very good condition for it's age with minor sign of wear, commensurate with age and usage. The most significant flaw found, is an area underneath on one of the support bars, where there is a several inch long splinter in the wood and also a tiny one under the left arm. See photos #9 and #10. Otherwise, no major flaws, expect minor imperfections in the wood, loss of stain in areas throughout, scratches, cosmetic surface marks, heavy patina shown in photos. Metal support bars are underneath the seat anchored to the chair wooden frame. Chair is structurally fine. Chair has been lightly cleaned with old English to remove surface dust and dirt. Please refer to photos for condition details (zoom in) and feel free to contact with questions. If you need more photos, please let me know. Note: this item is for pick up only. Too large for shipping! (If shipping is desired, you would have to make the arrangements and I will transport chair to a local carrier as a courtesy. Must contact me first to discuss) Thank you for looking! TERMS:If interested, I accept PayPal only and payment is expected within twenty-four hours of sale. Item is available for pick up only. Please contact to make arrangement for pick up.If you are not satisfied at time of pick up, a refund may be granted. Upon pick up, item sold is non-returnable. Item sold As Is. Domestic sales only. No international bids please. I always work with my customers, so if you have any concerns, please contact me. My goal is for you to be happy with your purchase! Additionally, I take lots of pictures so please consider viewing them carefully prior to purchase! If you need more photos, please ask. Condition: Very good original condition with flaws commensurate with age. See details below and view all photos., Region of Origin: America, Color: Brown, Style: Americana, Depth: 22.25", Maker: The B L Marble Chair Co, Marble Chair Co, Height: 32.5", Material: Oak, Width: 22.25, Original/Reproduction: Original, Featured Refinements: Bankers Chair, Type: Banker's Chair

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