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3560T Marlborough
February 10, 2021 12:00 PM - February 18, 2021 07:00 PMCalender

Paul McCobb (1917-1969) for Calvin Irwin Collection Cabinet

Auction: Discovery - 3560T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: February 10, 2021 12:00PM


Paul McCobb (1917-1969) for Calvin Irwin Collection Cabinet, Grand Rapids, Michigan, c. 1960, two bifold doors covering five shelves and a shelved compartment, with maker's label, ht. 34 1/2, wd. 48, dp. 19 in.

Note: While he became best known for his furniture designs, McCobb also designed radios and televisions for CBS-Columbia and hi-fi consoles for Bell & Howell, along with other household items. His Planner line, manufactured by Winchendon Furniture Company, was among the best-selling contemporary furniture lines of the 1950s and was in continuous production from 1949 until 1964. McCobb's other well-known furniture lines include Predictor by O'Hearn Furniture, the Calvin Group by Calvin Furniture, Directional by Calvin Furniture, the Irwin Group by Calvin Furniture, and the Connoisseur Collection by H. Sacks and Sons.
Estimate $800-1,200

One door mis-aligned. Missing a foot on one leg.

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Calvin Irwin, Columbia, Grand Rapids