Set of 3 Mid Century Cosco Gatefold Folding Chairs

$74.95

3 COSCO CUSHIONED FOLDING CHAIRS IN GOLD AND BRONZE
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The Petermans and the Pendertons had more going for them than good alliteration. The two couples loved to play cards together. In fact, for years, the couples reserved Tuesday night just for that pursuit. They would play Bridge, Pinochle, Rook, Hearts...the list went on--they loved them all. One week they would be at the Peterman’s and then the next week it was at the Penderton’s home. They would gather around a small card table, sit on Cosco folding chairs and play cards into the wee hours of the night--Peterman/Pendorton perfection. That is until one day in the fall of 1960 when Wallace Peterman realized that Lucy Penderton’s nervous habit of tugging on her earlobe had more sinister designs. When he suggested to Henry that his wife’s earlobe tug was nothing more than a sign to him to direct how he played his hand, Lucy responded by suggesting that Delores Peterman always managed to lean over and eye Henry’s hand whenever she went to get more coffee.

The night ended with both Wallace and Henry holding steak to their black eyes at their respective homes. The next day the familiar folding card table and folding chairs were jostling about in the back of the St Vincent de Paul truck, heading to the second-hand store never to be shared again by a Peterman or a Penderton.

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ITEM DESCRIPTION:
Here's a sweet set of three (3) Cosco Gatefold Folding chairs made in the USA in late 1950s to early 1960s. These well-made, sturdy chairs use a gate-fold method to fold down--the seat folds up and the legs pivoting in for space saving storage. The chairs each stand 31.5" tall with 16.5" wide X 14.5" deep seats. The seat is 17.5" from the floor. They fold down to less than 5" thick. The frames are made of steel and finished in a light bronze/beige. The seats have contoured pads covered in textured gold vinyl with a subtle leaf pattern. Two of the chairs still have the original folding instruction label under the seat.

CONDITION:
These chairs are in very good used, vintage condition, sturdy and ready to provide years of service. The metal frames have some scratches and small chips but are straight and structurally sound. The vinyl on the seat pads is in pretty good shape with only a few small nicks, a few tiny paint specs but no major rips or tears. On two of the chairs a short section (approx. 1") the vinyl seam has separated slightly from the frame but is stable and hardly noticeable. All the leg caps are in place. The chairs all fold up smoothly and seats snap into position securely.

SHIPPING NOTE:
There is a flat shipping rate of $47.95 to anywhere in the lower 48 USA states and this item will probably ship via FedEx Ground so please a physical shipping address if different than your mailing address (no PO Boxes). We can also ship it to Alaska/Hawaii/US Territories but it will by USPS Parcel--Convo us for a shipping rate prior to purchasing for those locations.

We have another set of 2 similar Cosco Gatefold Chairs in White and Bronze: https://www.etsy.com/listing/519980921

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We accept returns on items within 14 days of receipt. If you are returning an item for whatever reason, contact us within 14 days to arrange for a return. Once we receive the item back in good condition, a full refund (less original shipping cost) will be issued to you. Buyer is responsible for return shipping charges and original shipping charges unless we deem that an item was not as described. Returned items must be in original condition with all original parts and be packed well for damage-free shipping.

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Additional

The vintage items we sell are over 20 years old (some are much older) and are sold "as is." We do not imply any warranty beyond the 14 day return policy described above. This means that if an item breaks or ceases to function after 14 days of receipt no refund or return option is available.

FURNITURE-
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ELECTRONICS-
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