1938 VINTAGE WOOD WHEELCHAIR WITH WICKER BACKING

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 10,2007
  • Channel: Online Auction
THIS IS A 1938 VINTAGE ANTIQUE WOOD WHEELCHAIR WITH A WICKER BACKING TO IT. THIS HAS THE SEPERATE FOOT RESTS TO PUT YOU FEET AT WHICH ARE BOTH ADJUSTABLE, THEY MOVE UP AND DOWN WVER YOU NEED TO ADJUST THEM TO. THE BOTTOM THAT YOU SIT ON IS MADE OF HARD WOOD. THE BACKING THAT YOU REST YOUR BACK ON IS MADE OF WICKER. THE HANDLES THAT YOU REST YOUR ARMS ON ARE MADE OF WOOD. BELOW THE HANDLES ARE, IS A DEVICE THAT LETS YOU ADJUST THE BACK TO MOVE UP IN A UP WARD POSITION TO MAKE IT EASIER TO EAT OR YOU CAN ADJUST IT TO LAY BACK FOR A MORE COMFORTABLE REST. THIS ADJUSTER WORKS . ALL THE WHEELS MOVE FREELY AND EASILY. THE BIG WHEELS ARE MADE OF A HARD RUBBER . T IS TAPE WRAPPED AROUND EACH BIG WHEEL IN ABOUT THE SAME SPOT ON BOTH SIDES FOR I THINK EXTRA SUPPORT. I DONT KNOW IS T IS SOME OF THE RUBBER MISSING AND THATS WHY T IS TAPE T ARE IF SOMEONE DID IT FOR EXTRA GRIPPING. THIS HAS A METAL PLACK ON THE BACK OF THE SEAT THAT READS ( COLSON CORP. ELYRIA , OHIO. MODEL NUMBER 4333 ). T IS A STICKER ON THE BACK OF THE BACK REST THAT READS ( J.P. ALBRIGHT BICYCLES 906 S. MICHIGAN ST. S. BEND, IN.). THE WICKER HAS TWO VERY TINY HOLES IN IT THAT I TRIED TO CAPTURE ON FILM. YOU WILL HAVE A TOUGH TIME TRYING TO SEE THIS UNLESS YOU PRESS THE WICKER FORWARD. THIS WHEELCHAIR ORIGINALLY WAS PRICED AT $26.00 TO PURCHASE THIS ITEM IN 1938. I JUST HAD TO SIT IN THIS VERY RARE WHEELCHAIR AND MAKE SURE THIS WORKED,THIS STILL WORKS VERY NICELY, AND THE WHEELS TURN VERY EASILY. PLEASE EMAIL ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS YOU MIGHT HAVE AND CHECK OUT MY OTHER AUCTIONS. THIS ITEM CAN BE SHIPPED NATION WIDE, WORLD WIDE OR YOU CAN PICK THIS UP LOCALLY TO SAVE ON SHIPPING COST. THE SHIPPING COMPANY I USE IS VERY PROFESSIONAL AND YOU WONT BE DISAPPOINTED. IF YOU NEED A QUOTE FOR SHIPPING WORLD WIDE OR IN THE LOCAL U. S. YOU CAN DO SO BY CALLING , AND THEY WILL GIVE YOU A QUOTE FOR THE SHIPPING COST. THE WINNING BIDDER CAN CONTACT ME FOR PAYMENT INFORMATION ON SHIPPING PAYMENTS ALONG WITH ITEM PAYMENT. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING AND GOOD LUCK IN BIDDING. THIS IS A VERY NICE AND WELL BUILT VINTAGE WHEEL CHAIR. THE WEIGHT OF THIS CHAIR IS 80 POUNDS FOR THE CHAIR ALONE. THE SHIPPING HAS TO BE DONE VIA TRUCK FREIGHT. THIS IS TO BIG OF A ITEM FOR UPS TO HANDLE. PLEASE CALL THE NUMBER I PROVIDED FOR THE SHIPPING COMPANY BEFORE BIDDING TO FIND THE SHIPPING QUOTE FOR YOUR AREA. THANK YOU FOR LOOKING.

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