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LAX Tel-A-Chair Coin Operated Television C. 1970

The Tele-A-Chair is a futuristic pre-Star Wars cast fiberglass lounge chair with a coin operated television cantilevered off the left arm rest with built in speakers in the headrest. The chair's Sharp television and headrest speakers are in excellent working condition and cable ready. Invented by John R. Rice and manufactured in Van Nuys, CA between 1970 to 1973 by the International Movie Chair, Inc, this Tele-A-Chair was installed at Los Angeles International Airport in the early 1970's. Travelers could watch a half-hour of television for 25 cents.
The overall condition is good for a vintage fiberglass chair with a few minor scratches, one missing rubber foot cover and a repaired tiny tear in the front edge of the vinyl seat cushion are the only flaws.

The Tele-A-Chair is a futuristic pre-Star Wars cast fiberglass lounge chair with a coin operated television cantilevered off the left arm rest with built in speakers in the headrest. The chair's Sharp television and headrest speakers are in excellent working condition and cable ready. Invented by John R. Rice and manufactured in Van Nuys, CA between 1970 to 1973 by the International Movie Chair, Inc, this Tele-A-Chair was installed at Los Angeles International Airport in the early 1970's. Travelers could watch a half-hour of television for 25 cents.
The overall condition is good for a vintage fiberglass chair with a few minor scratches, one missing rubber foot cover and a repaired tiny tear in the front edge of the vinyl seat cushion are the only flaws.

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27 Mountain Street Camden, ME 04843 United States 207-691-6077
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LAX Tel-A-Chair Coin Operated Television C. 1970

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CREATOR: John R. Rice (Designer), The International Movie Chair (Manufacturer)
OF THE PERIOD: Mid-Century Modern
COUNTRY: United States
DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1970-73
MATERIALS: Cast Fiberglass, Steel base, television and speakers
CONDITION: Good. Good vintage condition minor surface scratches small vinyl repair television in excellent working condition.
WEAR: Wear consistent with age and use
HEIGHT: 46 in. (117 cm)
WIDTH: 36 in. (91 cm)
DEPTH: 36 in. (91 cm)
SEAT HEIGHT: 17 in. (43 cm)
DEALER LOCATION: Camden, ME
NUMBER OF ITEMS: 0
REFERENCE NUMBER: LU8984910003

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