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Chippy Heath Telephone Seat Mid-Century Modern Teak Gossip Bench

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Chippy Telephone seat mid-century modern gossip bench, made in England. The mid-century modern teak telephone bench has it’s original orange fabric on the seat! Truly remarkable that the upholstery has remained in such great shape after over half a century. Wait, there’s more! A nifty pull out tray can be drawn from beneath the table top. The tray doubles as a telephone directory. Amazingly enough, this panel is clean. Luckily no one ever wrote on it, so it’s clean as a whistle. This petite gossip bench was originally used as a telephone stand with a convenient seat. Many people today repurpose this as a hallway bench or place it at the foot of a bed. Can you picture it in your mudroom? A place to sit and take off your shoes and maybe a bowl on top for your wallet and keys. Update this gossip bench by making it a charging station for your cellphone. It can even be used as a plant stand and bench. The possibilities are endless with this convenient, adorable bench. The maker’s label is present on the directory board “Chippy Telephone Seat.” This gossip bench was made in England, vintage 1960s.

Dimensions: 33 3/4” Wide x 14 3/8” Deep x 21 7/8” High

33 3/4” Wide x 14 3/8” Deep x 21 7/8” High
Clean original condition except for some minor scratches on side (see pics)

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