Paul McCobb Furniture

Paul McCobb, USA (1917-1969)

You could call Paul McCobb a man of parts. As a furniture designer, his work combined the attributes of many of his now better-known peers. Like Bauhaus designers such as Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Marcel Breuer, his furniture had purity of form and line. Like the designs of Florence Knoll and George Nelson and his associates, McCobb’s work was efficient and purposeful. And even like George Nakashima, he was adept at interpreting traditional forms, in particular those of chairs, for the 20th century.

     More than any other designer beside Russel Wright, with his ubiquitous ceramic tableware, McCobb was arguably responsible for the introduction of modern design into middle-class American households — if for no other reason than that he designed the 1952 set for the original Today show. McCobb also designed cohesive lines of furnishings, such as his best-known “Planner Group,” that gave homes an instant “look.” McCobb designed for several companies, most notably Directional, the New York firm that also produced designs by other legends, such as Paul Evans and Vladimir Kagan.

     The signal aesthetic attribute of McCobb designs is that he completely forsook ornament — his pieces have no flourishes. And yet, because they are honest — the chairs, desks and tables are made of solid wood, usually maple or birch, often paired with frames and legs of wrought iron; the cabinets are traditionally scaled; the seating pieces have historic antecedents such as the Windsor chair — McCobb’s work has warmth and presence. As you can see from the offerings on these pages, Paul McCobb designs are the pin-striped suit, or the little black dress, of a décor: an essential.

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Pair of Paul McCobb Two Drawer Bedside chests with...
Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands
Brass, Mahogany, Travertine
A pair of bedside chests, designed by Paul McCobb in the 1952 for his Irwin Collection, which was exclusively produced for Paul McCobb by Calvin Furniture Co. of Grand Rapids. Each ches...
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Paul McCobb for Calvin Walnut and Leather Front Cr...
Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas
Brass, Leather, Walnut
Rare Paul McCobb for Calvin Group walnut and leather front credenza with Classic flat bar brass legs. Accordion trifold doors open to reveal adjustable shelving on left and three drawer...
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Handsome Pair of Paul McCobb Night Stands or Side ...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands
Brass, Marble, Rattan, Walnut
Very nice pair of night stands or side tables by Paul McCobb for Calvin. Brushed brass-framed walnut cabinets with polished marble tops and woven rattan bottom shelves. Both brass and m...
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Paul McCobb for Directional Sofa in Cognac Leather...
Directional, Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Leather, Walnut
Designed by Paul McCobb for Directional, newly recovered in cognac leather. Walnut legs newly refinished.
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Paul McCobb for Directional Pair of Armchairs with...
Directional, Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
We were able to build new seat and back cushions and replace the original Jack Lenor Larsen fabric covers. In remarkably good original condition showing only the slightest wear. Wonderf...
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Paul McCobb Leather Topped Lamp Table with Glass S...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Brass, Glass, Leather, Mahogany
Lovely leather topped lamp table with brass edging, glass shelf, and a single drawer with a bleached mahogany finish. A rare design by Paul McCobb for the Connoisseur Collection for H. ...
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Paul McCobb for the Calvin Group Bar Cart with Ext...
Paul McCobb, Calvin Group “Irwin Collection”
Vintage 1970s American Mid-Century Modern Bar Carts
Brass, Mirror, Wood
Paul McCobb designed for The Calving Group wooden bar cart with brass shelf. Currently contains new mirror, but most like once contained a travertine marble insert. Brass castors and ba...
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Pair of Paul McCobb Armchairs
20th Century Interiors
Pair of Paul McCobb Armchairs
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Birch
A pair of Paul McCobb armchairs.
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Handsome Pair of Paul McCobb Club or Lounge Chairs...
Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Textile, Wood
A handsome pair of Paul McCobb club or lounge chairs, circa 1950.
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Mid-Century Paul McCobb for Planner Group Coffee T...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Maple
Paul McCobb Planner Group coffee table. Measuring: 60" W x 18" D x 16" high. Tapered legs. Any questions please call, email or hit request more information.
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Paul McCobb Planner Group Dining Table
Chris Howard Antiques & Modern
Paul McCobb Planner Group Dining Table
Paul McCobb, Planner Group, Winchendon Furniture “Planner Group”
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
Maple
Paul McCobb Planner Group drop-leaf dining table of solid maple. Professionally restored and in excellent condition.
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Paul McCobb Planner Group Console
Jarontiques
Paul McCobb Planner Group Console
Paul McCobb, Planner Group
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Sideboards
Brass, Maple
This Paul McCobb maple console features turned dowel legs that support the main cabinet. The maple doors (which have been ebonized but retain their brass inset pulls) open to reveal two...
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Early Paul McCobb Dining Chairs for Planner Group,...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Paul McCobb Planner Group for Winchendon chairs, circa 1950s, Measures: 31" high, 18" seat height, 17" wide. Any questions please call, email or hit request more information.
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Paul McCobb for Calvin Walnut and Brass Chest of D...
Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Brass, Walnut
Paul McCobb was a modern furniture and Industrial designer. McCobb first came to prominence in 1948 as a design and decorating consultant for Martin Feinman’s Modernage Furniture in New...
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Mid-Century Modern Paul McCobb Directional Upholst...
Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Walnut
Vintage, 1960s, Mid-Century Modern sofa by Paul McCobb for Directional is fully restored with walnut frame and reupholstered in a plush chenille chartreuse upholstery.
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Paul McCobb Planner Group Nightstand Dresser
Chris Howard Antiques & Modern
Paul McCobb Planner Group Nightstand Dresser
Paul McCobb, Planner Group, Winchendon Furniture “Planner Group”
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dressers
Maple
Paul McCobb for Planner Group maple chest or nightstand with three drawers and polished aluminum pulls.  Professionally restored and in an excellent condition.
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Mid-Century Modern Paul McCobb for Planner Group S...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Maple
Usual size Paul McCobb for Planner Group occasional side table. Measuring 24" W x 18" D x 20" H. Any questions please call, email or hit request more information.
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Pair of Paul McCobb Mc Cobb End Side Tables Nights...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern End Tables
Pair of Paul Mc Cobb End tables nightstands for Calvin Furniture.
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Pair of Lounge Chairs by Paul McCobb
Archive 20th Century
Pair of Lounge Chairs by Paul McCobb
Directional, Paul McCobb
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Cane, Fabric, Wood
Pair of caned back lounge chairs by Paul McCobb.
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Stylish Mid-Century Modern Credenza with Hutch by ...
Paul McCobb, Winchendon Furniture “Planner Group”
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas
This unique two-piece credenza by Paul McCobb features four drawers for storage and a sliding door cabinet topper. Classic Paul McCobb design is evident with unique pulls, tapered legs,...
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Paul McCobb Ebonized Maple Dowel Frame Armchairs
Paul McCobb
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Maple
Paul McCobb ebonized maple dowel frame armchairs in newly restored condition with new linen upholstery. Solid maple construction frames with a satin ebony finish support a tight seat an...
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Wingback Chair by Paul McCobb
Morristown Modern
Wingback Chair by Paul McCobb
Paul McCobb
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Wingback Chairs
Upholstery, Walnut
Wingback chair w. ottoman by Paul Mccobb in newly upholstered velvet.
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Paul McCobb Brass & White Vitrolite Glass Cigarett...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Brass, Vitrolite
Elegant Paul McCobb brass & white vitrolite milk glass Tripod "Cigarette" occasional table. This vintage Mid-Century Modern side table features a solid brass frame and an inset white gl...
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Set of Twelve Paul McCobb Dining Chairs
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Set of Twelve Paul McCobb Dining Chairs
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Leather, Mahogany
Mccobb for Calvin dining chairs - woven leather seat and leather backs, tapered legs in mahogany wood. Armchairs (2) sculpted arms. Side chairs (10) dimensions are as follows H 35.5"...
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Sofas by. Paul McCobb
Morristown Modern
Sofas by. Paul McCobb
Directional, Paul McCobb
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Upholstery, Walnut
Pair of upholstered sofas by Paul McCobb for Directional. Upholstered in Herringbone fabric atop walnut frames.
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Set of Three Paul McCobb Stools
Revival
Set of Three Paul McCobb Stools
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1970s American Stools
Three iron benches by Paul McCobb for Wichendon upholstered in faux leather.
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Handsome Chest of Drawers in Mahogany by Paul McCo...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers
Ash, Brass, Mahogany
Paul McCobb for Calvin chest / dresser in mahogany over solid ash frame with solid brass drawer pulls. Book matched veneers to top, sides and back in a beautiful honey-brown finish that...
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Side Table by Paul McCobb
Hildebrandt Studio
Side Table by Paul McCobb
Paul McCobb, Planner Group, Winchendon Furniture Company
Vintage 1950s American Side Tables
Maple, Wood
Planner Group collection side table (accent, end or lamp table) in solid wood designed by Paul McCobb and made by Winchendon Furniture, Massachusetts, 1950s.
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Paul McCobb 'Planner Group' Table, 1950s
Hildebrandt Studio
Paul McCobb 'Planner Group' Table, 1950s
Paul McCobb, Planner Group, Winchendon Furniture Company
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
Maple, Wood
Paul McCobb. 'Planner Group' collection table. Solid maple wood. Winchendon furniture. Massachusetts, 1950s. Measurements of table with both leaves in use: 29 high x 60.5 wide x...
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Paul McCobb Spindle Back Windsor Style Armchairs
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Armchairs
Maple
Pair of Mid-Century Modern, maple wood, spindle back, windsor style chairs by Paul McCobb for Planner Group in restored condition.
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Large Paul McCobb Tuxedo Sofa on Brass Base
Continuum 20th Century Design
Large Paul McCobb Tuxedo Sofa on Brass Base
Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Monumental, Classic Paul McCobb for Irwin collection, Tuxedo sofa. 114" long, Brass base. Reupholstered in charcoal, Kvadrat Divina Melange.
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Low Paul McCobb Console Table
Revival
Low Paul McCobb Console Table
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Console Tables
Iron, Milk Glass
An early Paul McCobb for Directional low long console table. The table's vitroline top is supported by a thin line elegant iron base.
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Set of Paul McCobb Angled Back Chairs
Horseman Antiques Inc.
Set of Paul McCobb Angled Back Chairs
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Chairs
Set of vintage modern dining chairs designed by Paul McCobb for Calvin. Elegant angled back, tapered legs. (Please confirm item location NY or NJ with dealer).
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Set of Six Paul McCobb Connoisseur Dining Chairs f...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Leather, Walnut
Set of six dining chairs by Paul McCobb for H. Sacks & Sons "Connoisseur" Collection.
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Paul McCobb Brass X Base Ottoman Foot Stool
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Stools
Paul McCobb ottoman / foot stool with X shaped stretchers in brass. Square upholstered seats supported by a slim brass frame. Ivory chenille and sateen stripe fabric. General patina to ...
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Lounge Chair by Paul McCobb for Directional
Directional, Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Fabric, Walnut
High back lounge chair designed by Paul McCobb and produced by Directional, circa 1959. Chair has been completely restored. New webbing, foam, upholstery, and new finish to the walnut l...
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Six Paul McCobb Dining Chairs for Calvin, circa 19...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Chairs
Leather, Wood
You are viewing one of the higher end manufacturing companies that produced Paul McCobb furniture, Calvin Mfg. Why we love these chairs, the beautiful patina that has graced them for ov...
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Paul McCobb “Irwin Collection” Batchelors Chest wi...
Paul McCobb, Calvin Group “Irwin Collection”
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Commodes and Chests of Drawers
Brass, Mahogany
Designer: Paul McCobb. Manufacturer: Calvin Group “Irwin Collection.” Period/Style: Mid-Century Modern. Country: United States. Date: 1950s. Dimensions: 49.75″ H x 48″ W x 19″ D....
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Paul McCobb Lounge Chairs for Directional
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Paul McCobb Lounge Chairs for Directional
Directional, Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Fabric, Wood
Designer: Paul McCobb. Manufacturer: Directional. Period or model: Mid-Century Modern. Specs: Wood, fabric. Condition: These Paul McCobb lounge chairs for Directional are in ...
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Paul McCobb Pair of Dressers with Removable Cantil...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Dressers
Brass, Maple, Mirror
Thank you for looking at this item on Saturday sale. This rare set designed by Paul McCobb (1917-1969) as part of the Planner Group for Winchendon circa 1955, features a removable ca...
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Paul McCobb Planner Group Bookcase
Mainly Art Vintage Modern Furniture
Paul McCobb Planner Group Bookcase
Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Bookcases
A maple wood two-piece bookcase and bench with conical legs branded manufactures mark to the back, Paul McCobb Winchendon Furniture Company. The upper bookcase measurement is 36" L x 10...
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Paul McCobb Planner Group Ebonized Side Table
Paul McCobb, Planner Group
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Side Tables
Maple, Brass
End table with drawer by Paul McCobb for Planner Group, manufactured by Winchendon, with signature hourglass brass pull in an ebonized finish.
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Rare Paul Mccobb Symmetric Group Lounge Chair
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Velvet, Walnut
Lovely & Rare Paul Mccobb designed Lounge Chair from the Symmetric group for Widdicomb. Patterned Green Velvet Upholstery & Turned Walnut legs. Very nice.
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Paul McCobb Connoisseur Collection Mahogany and Br...
Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Dining Room Tables
Brass, Mahogany
A mahogany and brass drop-leaf dining table with four individual leaves. Paul McCobb Connoisseur Collection - H. Sachs & Sons. Signed. Four leaves are each 11" wide. Table is 91.5" ...
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Paul McCobb 50's Maple "Planner Group" Desk
Benjamin Wilson Antiques
Paul McCobb 50's Maple "Planner Group" Desk
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Desks
Planner group desk by Paul McCobb for Winchendon.
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Paul McCobb “Irwin Collection” Vanity for Calvin Group
Danish Modern LA
Paul McCobb “Irwin Collection” Vanity for Calvin G...
Paul McCobb, Calvin Group “Irwin Collection”
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Dressers
Brass, Mahogany
Designer: Paul McCobb. Manufacturer: Calvin Group “Irwin Collection.” Period/Style: Mid-Century Modern. Country: United States. Date: 1950s. Dimensions: 32.25″ H x 71.25″ L x 19....
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Pair of Iron and Vitrolite Side Tables by Paul McC...
Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century Mid-Century Modern End Tables
Iron, Vitrolite
Pair of iron and vitrolite side tables by Paul McCobb.
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Matched Pair of Paul McCobb Side Tables
Harbor View Center For Antiques
Matched Pair of Paul McCobb Side Tables
Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century American Mid-Century Modern End Tables
Brass, Glass
A matched pair of Paul McCobb side tables with Vitrolite glass tops over square brass supports. Dimensions are exactly the same however one has hollow square tubing and the other uses...
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Paul McCobb High Back Lounge Chair
MoModerne
Paul McCobb High Back Lounge Chair
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Designer: Paul McCobb. Manufacturer: Directional. Period/Style: Mid-Century Modern. Country: United States.  Date: 1960s.
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Paul McCobb for Directional Sofa Newly Reupholstered
MoModerne
Paul McCobb for Directional Sofa Newly Reupholster...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Sofas
Designer: Paul McCobb. Manufacturer: Directional. Period/Style: Mid-Century Modern. Country: United States. Date: 1960s.
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Brass and Walnut Glass Topped Coffee Table Designe...
Paul McCobb, Calvin Furniture
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
A brass framed cocktail table with suspended walnut hoops from a commission for the Florsheim stores possibly designed by Paul McCobb in the mid-1950s. The table is in excellent conditi...
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Coffee Table Designed by Paul McCobb, 1954
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Brass, Marble
1954 round coffee table by Paul McCobb, manufactured by Directional. Marble top, frame in golden brass. Similar model in: LINDBECK Jennifer, "1950s furniture by Paul McCobb: Directi...
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Paul McCobb “Irwin Collection” Credenza with Bi-Fo...
Paul McCobb, Calvin Group “Irwin Collection”
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Credenzas
Brass, Mahogany
Designer: Paul McCobb. Manufacturer: Calvin Group “Irwin Collection.” Period/Style: Mid-Century Modern. Country: United States. Date: 1950s. Dimensions: 32.25″ H x 71.25″ L x 19....
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Planner Group Lounge Chairs, Pair by Paul McCobb f...
Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century American Lounge Chairs
Birch, Leather
Planner Group lounge chairs, pair by Paul McCobb for Winchendon Furniture Company. Literature: Planner Group Designs by Paul McCobb, manufacturer’s brochure, unpaginated.
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Connoisseur Collection Desk by Paul McCobb
Fresh Kills
Connoisseur Collection Desk by Paul McCobb
Paul McCobb, H. Sacks & Sons
Vintage 1950s American Mid-Century Modern Desks
Brass, Mahogany, Metal, Wood
Elegant mahogany desk with long, tapered legs and polished brass details. Seven drawers. Presentable from every angle. Fine refinished condition with rich, warm tone. Additional dime...
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Vintage Mid-Century Paul McCobb Planners Desk
Paul McCobb
Mid-20th Century North American Mid-Century Modern Desks
Wood
Winchendon Furniture Company. Paul McCobb. Paul McCobb`s furniture and interior designs of the 1950s rank alongside Russell Wright, Gustav Stickley and Heywood-Wakefield as marked...
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Paul McCobb Lounge Chair
Flavor
Paul McCobb Lounge Chair
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs
Paul McCobb lounge chair. Black vinyl upholstery with a lacquered stretcher base.
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Pair of Paul McCobb Travertine Top End Tables for ...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1950s American End Tables
Brass, Travertine, Wood
A pair of Paul McCobb travertine top end tables designed for "The Irwin Collection" for Calvin. Both tables are labeled and in excellent original condition.
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Paul McCobb Mid-Century Modern Coffee Table
Paul McCobb
20th Century American Mid-Century Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Nice mid century modern Paul McCobb coffee table.
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Solid Brass Mid-Century Modern End Table or Stand ...
Paul McCobb
Vintage 1960s American Mid-Century Modern Night Stands
Very nice Mid-Century Modern solid brass end table in style of Paul McCobb.
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