Sunday, June 10, 2012

Another Estate Sale Find - Bertoia-style Homecrest Outdoor Chairs

I had Friday off with plans to drive up to Pennsylvania for the weekend and visit with some college buddies, but before I left home I had a little time and visited a local estate sale.  I picked up a couple of things, including these great chairs and table for a great price!




I'm no expert on designers - do any of you have a guess at who made these?  The yellow covers on the two chairs are like new.


I'm hoping the green covers will clean up better, but they are faded.  It would be great to know if you can still buy this kind of outdoor cover.




The chairs with the green covers are different from each other and different from the chairs with the yellow covers, but all four are in nice shape.  These will be perfect for our courtyard when I get that built.

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  1. There were about a dozen people at the sale ahead of me and when I saw these on the back patio unpriced I asked what they wanted for the set and if they had been sold. It took a minute for the answer and I grabbed them!

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  2. Looks like you scored a nice little set of Homecrest outdoor furniture. Congrats on a great score!

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    1. Thanks Dana - do you think the table is from the same maker?

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    2. Yes, I think so. That base is consistent with others I've seen from that maker.

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    3. Hi Dana. I can't believe you beat me to the ID by 9 minutes! You're so awesome!

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  3. Hi Uncle Atom. Those are all Homecrest pieces. Homecrest still sells pads for some of it's vintage designs AND will gladly buy the chairs back for exactly what they cost new! (Sadly, about $25 each) Google the Homecrest website for more info. No big name designer involved as far as I know. I got lots of this stuff too. Love as much as my Bertoia and Salterini stuff. Watch a couple of episodes of That '70s Show and you'll see some of these pieces on their patio...along with a much coveted "Bal-B-Que". I want a Bal-B-Que so bad I can taste it...and it tastes like charred meat! Nice snatch!

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    1. Thanks Mr. M, I have a couple of Salterini chairs on our front porch, love them too. I'll check out the Homecrest website too.

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  4. Wow, what a find! Congratulations. I love the chairs and the table is killer too.

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  5. What a great find!
    That is going to make one awesome patio!

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  6. AWESOME!!! We have the same yellow pattern on different but similar style white metal frames! Never knew the name of the maker until now (Thanks, Mr. M) Would love to send you a pic of our set. kathryn_now@yahoo.com
    Thanks so much for solving the mystery!
    kat

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