Set – for a couple or a crowd (1950)

With Samson folding furniture

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Living styles are changing as fun replaces formality (1952)

America Uses Samson Foldaway Furniture To Double Play Space, Dining Space, Work Space, Hobby Space!

LIFE May 5, 1952 samson folding tables

Living is more fun when it’s informal! That’s why Americans everywhere are turning from old-fashioned fuss and formality to a new, more hospitable, take-it-easy way of life. That’s why they are getting more fun out of family life, out of casual get-togethers with friends, out of all sorts of entertaining. Why, too, you find so many budget-wise families buying famous Samson Foldaway Furniture for their homes.

Samson is all-purpose furniture, the perfect answer to today’s informal needs. You can set it up in a jiffy and practically double your existing play space, dining space, work space and hobby space. What once was simply a card table set now does double duty in most every room! Versatile, beautiful and low in cost, Samson Foldaway is America’s number one furniture buy–featured by leading stores wherever you go.

Sturdy, colorful and easily cleaned, Samson Foldaway Furniture is ideal for bridge, canasta, chess, checkers, dominoes–all kinds of board or card games. Legs lock securely–make the table solid and steady. And roomy, restful Samson Chairs make even the longest sessions a pleasure. When the game is over, simply clear the table and you’re all ready for serving your favorite refreshments!

Whether you’re guest or host- whether tire party’s for four or forty — everyone has more fun when its informal! Guests warm at once to the friendly feeling of informality that thrifty Samson Foldaway Furniture gives. They like the casual, comfortable way you seat them and the easy-going way you serve them from a buffet of Samson tables placed together. After-the-party clean-up is a breeze, because spilled food and drinks wipe off the Samsontex table tops and chair seats with just a whisk of a damp cloth! Then, you merely fold both tables and chairs and store them out of the way

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Your Number One Furniture Buy — The Perfect Gift For Any Season

For weddings, anniversaries, Christmas or other important occasions, Sam-son Foldaway Furniture makes a practical, beautiful gift with years of service and enjoyment built in!

Samson ALL-PURPOSE Foldaway Furniture . . . the Most Active, Useful, Versatile and Economical Furniture You Can Have in Your Home

There’s a Samson chair for every public seating need! For special quantity prices, ask your local authorized Samson Contract Dealer or write Shwayder Brothers direct.


America’s living styles swing to more fun – less formality (1952)

LIFE Mar 10, 1952 folding tables


Card tables: Give Samson foldaway furniture (1952)

LIFE Dec 8, 1952 card table


Samson folding furniture (1952)

More use per dollar than any other furniture you can buy! Doubles play space, work space, dining space, hobby space — the hardest-working furniture in the home!

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Black ‘n’ brass – newest glamour card table set (1955)

LIFE Sep 26, 1955 card table

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