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1960 Beauty Salon Equipment and Furniture Trade Catalogs with Sixty (60) Samples of Vinyl Upholstery and Laminate

Dryer chairs with built-in ashtrays, consoles of oak and bakelite, dryer lounge with automatic legrest, booth units in avocado, turquoise and sixteen other colors - everything you could dream of to exemplify the 1960s. Also includes pages of samples of vinyl upholstery, laminated plastic counter plastic and wood finishes. For your dream 1960s salon.

United States: c.1960. A collection of approx. fifteen (15) trade catalogs and price lists advertising beauty salon furniture, supplies, and equipment in 1960, with samples of material. Housed in or alongside an original branded binder from the salon equipment provider Romito-Donnelly of Ravenna, Ohio; other makers include Belvedere Products Inc., Modecraft Co., Inc., Royal Metal Manufacturing Co., and Palco. Includes approx. sixty (60) samples of vinyl (for upholstery) and laminated plastic sheeting (for countertops and other surfaces). Of note is the single blank leaf with pen and pencil calculations and diagrams, showing someone had been in the middle of designing a brand new beauty salon space with these products.

In total there are approx. fifteen (15) trade catalogs and price lists, and seven (7) pages of samples. The binder measures approx. 11.25" by 9.5" by 1" with the materials inside. There is one leaf of manuscript plans for a salon design measuring approx. 8.5" by 11" Very good. Some toning or offsetting, dust soiling, the occasional minor short tear or spot. branding somewhat worn away from upper cover of binder.

Price: $650.00

Item #23000413

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