Patent Model - Improvement in Convertible Chairs

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Charles Van Dyeck (b.1833, d.1888), Patentee
Production date
Jun 27 1876
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Wood, brass
9 x 5 x 6" (22.9 x 12.7 x 15.2cm)
Vandyeck's patent provides "a simple device to be used either as a chair, sofa, sofa-lounge, or bed, that will be neat, cheap, and easily operated, and especially adapted to the use of offices, counting-rooms, and other similar purposes where room is an object." (Patent Number 179,234)
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