This listing is for an authentic vintage 1960s Mid-Century Modern telephone table or gossip bench. It has steel frame, factory painted a light brown. Seat back and cushion are in original vinyl coveri. Have 12 in my house so far. Love the wood ones but appreciate all styles. Always on the hunt. See more about Telephone Table, Gossip Bench and Telephone. Gossip benches, telephone benches, telephone tables. Whatever you call them, these adorable seat-and-table combination pieces are more than just reminders of the era of rotary dialing.
A gossip bench is a piece of furniture that includes a chair with an attached side table on one end, sometimes with built-in storage such as drawers or a magazine rack. Gossip benches were invented shortly after the telephone was invented. This is an archived post. You won’t be able to vote or comment. 356. 357. 358. Gossip bench/telephone table from Goodwill 10 (imgur.com). A friend gifted me with an old gossip bench – the top was scratched, the seat was cracked and ripped and the legs were pretty beat up. I decided to take the plunge and start my first furniture makeover EVER!.
Ring, Ring, Check Out This Telephone Gossip Bench! Somehow, I recognized exactly what this funky-shaped little piece of furniture was this adorable seat-and-table combination is a relic from rotary-dial days called a gossip bench, telephone bench or a telephone table. Telephone Table Gossip Bench Chair with New Upholstery. A piece from the late 1920s, Oak Gossip Phone Bench – Rare Deluxe model having Leather rails and seat. There is an area near the table end with raised wooden sections and I was wondering if you had any idea what they could be used for.
My grandmother used this piece of furniture as a telephone table. Whatever this is called, it was a little sad, but for 14, I had to have it. It needed some repairs and TLC, but I’m happy with how it turned out. Vintage wood gossip bench. Repainted gray, lightly distressed and seat has been reupholstered. More photos in the comments section. Art Deco Gossip Bench Telephone Table isolated with clipping path. – Stock Photo from the largest library of royalty-free images, only at Shutterstock.