Melchior Imperial Barber Chair


aw item number:  1998.034
manufacturer:  Melchior Bros. Barber Supply Co., Chicago, Illinois
serial number:  2888
model:  Imperial
color:  Black leather, with white porcelain enamel and nickel casting

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weight:  258 lbs.

size:  27"L x 50.5"H x 41"W

acquisition date:  5/23/1998

status:  Collection

description:  This beautiful chair features full leather cushion seat and head rest with spring construction.  The iron castings are porcelain enameled for durability and beauty.  These surfaces include the arm rests, base and seat base.  Other features include, full recline, adjustable foot rest, and all exposed metal is nickel plated.  The Melchior Brothers Barber Supply logo is cast in the nickel plated step plate and the Imperial model name is found on both the foot and head rests.

information:  This chair has been fully restored to its original beauty.  All of the leather surfaces have been re-upholstered with black leather, all of the nickel has been re-plated, and all of the porcelain has been polished giving the appearance of a new chair.