Auction ended on August 28th, 2010

212: 1939 New York World's Fair Kan-O-Seat Manufactured

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1939 New York World's Fair Kan-O-Seat Manufactured by the Stafford-Johnson Seating Corp. of Ionia, Michigan; can be folded to use as a cane or walking stick or unfolded to use as a seat; constructed of wood, plywood, and metal; decal on top of seat in the official blue and orange colors of the fair and featuring the Trylon and Perisphere and having "1939 New York World's Fair"; stamped with "Kan-O-Seat" and manufacturer on seat bottom; 35" tall folded; 27 1/2" tall unfolded as seat; seat is 9" in diameter; very slight wear to decal; stamp on seat bottom is only partially legible--The Museum of Modern Art has a Kan-O-Seat in its collection and attributes the design to Albin Johnson.

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