Vintage aluminum folding chairs are a triumph of modern engineering and a staple of mid-century outdoor living. They invoke a strong sense of nostalgia every time you fold one open, too. There were numerous manufacturers of aluminum folding chairs and loungers. Some of the more prolific and popular were from Telescope (who are still around today) and Adams Engineering. We have been collecting, and using, vintage aluminum folding chairs for years, and here are just a few of our favorites.
Vintage lawn sprinklers offer a fun way to water your lawn in mid-century style. Not only do they look neat, but they provide warm nostalgic memories when in motion. Check out this vintage water sprinkler…This Everain brand vintage lawn sprinkler is a classic oscillating fan spraying model. Watching those tiny streams of water rock back and forth truly relaxes the mind. The “Spray Area Control Dial” is used to program the sprinkler to water to the left, right, center or full lawn, all while gently oscillating back and forth to provide maximum effective coverage. The water-powered mechanical “Ever-Tite Sealed Motor” creates the oscillating motion. This standard-size unit waters a lawn or area measuring 34 feet x 65 feet, or 2,200 square feet. It is not only an effective watering tool, but its also simple classic backyard summer fun. Decade after decade, kids cannot resist jumping through and dodging the gentle oscillating spray. This vintage water sprinkler has a mod orange plastic housing with white accents and classic polished aluminum tubing. It has a neat retro nameplate and waffle decoration on the rear side. It was never used and has never been removed from its original box!