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Help Identify These Chairs

Postby wmw25 » Mon Jun 04, 2012 7:11 pm

My wife and I found these on Saturday. No manufacturer markings (or any other markings, actually) of any kind. They're heavy fiberglass (or something).

Thanks in advance guys.

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Postby ch » Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:19 pm

They were made by a German company, Casala in the 1970s. My are so marked so they are probably vintage.

I see that they are now being made again: http://www.architonic.com/ntsht/a-classic-returns/7000005

Maybe they aren't marking the new ones?

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Postby wmw25 » Tue Jun 05, 2012 2:31 pm

ch wrote:They were made by a German company, Casala in the 1970s. My are so marked so they are probably vintage.

I see that they are now being made again: http://www.architonic.com/ntsht/a-classic-returns/7000005

Maybe they aren't marking the new ones?


Very cool, thanks for the help!

Could you tell me where yours are marked/labeled so I can look more carefully?

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Postby ch » Thu Jun 07, 2012 8:00 am

Mine are maked on the back outside curve, at the place where your butt crack would be when sitting. In raised, molded letters are "Casala, Model 2007/2008, Made in Western Germany".

Since I bought mine at the Pasadena flea market in 1998 I'm thinking they were from the original 70s production. They originally had a white matte finish that was kind of scratchy to the skin so I had them recoated at an auto body shop when I had a vintage car repainted.


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