NICHOLS & STONE CAPTAIN'S ARM CHAIR-BOSTON FED. RESERVE

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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jul 26, 2009
  • Channel: Auction House

NICHOLS & STONE

GARDNER, MA

CAPTAIN'S ARM CHAIR

#805-1004A

APPROX. 34" TALL, 20.75" WIDE, 20" SEAT DEPTH

DATED 1997

APPLIED GOLD DECAL;

"FEDERAL RESERVE BANK OF BOSTON 1914" EAGLE & SHIELD

BLACK WITH CHERRY STAIN ARMS

SPECK OF WEAR, NO DAMAGE, SOLID, HIGH QUALITY CHAIR

I AM TOLD BY MY CLIENT THAT THIS WAS PRESENTED TO A RETIRING BOSTON FED. RESERVE BANK EMPLOYEE.

THIS IS A SPECIAL PIECE

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'It seems that since the first Nichols set foot into the New World, they've been producing fine quality chairs and passing on that skill to the next generation. As early as 1762, t was a Nichols Brothers Chair Manufactory in Westminster, Massachusetts, which was worked by bewhiskered Nichols too numerous to mention. As the country grew, the Nichols' chair business grew, too.
By 1857, it was already an established company that became the benchmark in craftsmanship. At the turn of the century, the business was moved to neighboring Gardner, Massachusetts to gain easier access to the railway. The second of two fires leveled the plant, but adversity was turned into opportunity. An updated brick factory was opened in 1907 by Charles Nichols, with
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