Friday, November 13, 2009

Elkhart Public Library's Online Retro Furniture Sale

Link to items for sale. (Bidding begins on Sunday, November 15, 2009.)

Excerpt: The new Elkhart Public Library opened on March 31, 1963 with its interior furnished in mid century modern, including Herman Miller desks, credenzas, tables and chairs, Eames fiberglass chairs, and Jens Risom desks, credenzas, and miscellaneous items.


All items are used. Some have been in use to the present day, while others have spent years in storage. All items are sold as is. We have done our best to give accurate descriptions and provide photos.

This sale will be held online. Open house to view items is Friday November 13 from 2 to 6 p.m., and Saturday November 14 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Location is the Elkhart Public Library storage garage at 27669 Westwood Drive, Elkhart, IN, 46514..

All items are sold as is, and must be picked up by successful buyer. We will be as flexible as possible in scheduling pickup, but will not be available for pickup on Friday November 27. Pickup must be arranged in advance with library administration. Payment may be made in cash or money order at the time of pickup.

Brought to Retiring Guy's attention via Lazyfeed and a November 13 Book Patrol blogpost, "Dig This Hipster Decor From A Library Store".

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