Vintage Industrial 1940's Machine Shop Back Bar Bookshelf 9'




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Country of origin
United States
Material and techniquesGreen painted metal/Steel

This Industrial back bar re-purposed from 1940's Lyon Mfg. cabinet and shelving units from an old machine shop.  


Back bar features:


- Original "Army Green" paint with wonderful patina

- Solid brass hardware

- Center cabinet with "peg-board" style doors and back

- Lower storage bin in center cabinet with spring-hinged pull-down door

- Modular shelves flanking center cabinet (14 total shelves)

- Dimensions: 9ft long, 18 inches deep, and 7ft tall




-  Hand-Stripped raw-steel front to center storage bin

-  Two banks of vintage card-file drawers in matching green (total of 30 drawers)

-  Full-bottom drawers (nothing will fall through)

-  Drawers can be easily removed or moved to a different height

-  Two vintage goose-neck sconces with caged shades

-  Hand-stripped raw-steel metal backing for flanking shelves (great to enhance look or contrast against dark wall)

-  Solid oak shelves in center cabinet

-  Light for center cabinet interior

-  Entire back bar has been professionally sprayed with an industrial-strength semigloss clear lacquer


This piece has great industrial charm, is extremely sturdy (aka HEAVY), has plenty of storage, and enough labeling potential to satisfy even the most organized bar keep (literally every storage area; bin, shelf, drawer etc. has a place for a slide-in paper label).