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    Chasen's legendary restaurant (2) red leatherette lobby benches. (ca. 1960s) Vintage banquette bench seats, in 2-sections, upholstered in red leatherette. Featuring tufted backrests, pea armrests, and welted seat cushions. Constructed on wood frames. A feature of the legendary Hollywood watering hole, this bench seat was placed prominently in the lobby under the portrait of founder Maude Chasen, making it accessible to the many stars that frequented the establishment, most notably regulars like Marilyn Monroe, Frank Sinatra, Elizabeth Taylor, Clark Gable, Cary Grant, Walt Disney, and countless others. Accompanied by a Chasen's dinner menu from the era and 3-Polaroid photos of the benches installed in the restaurant. Provenance: The A. Z. Stein Chasen's Auction held Oct. 17, 1999 Lot 2603. In vintage very good condition.

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    June, 2016
    29th Wednesday
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