Very nice 357 PQ President deskchair by Ch. Hoffmann for Gispen, ca. 1953. This version without tilting mechanism has the same impressive size as the famous Gispen 412 armchair and was introduced as a chair for executives and high officials.
He is rotatable, adjustable in height, executed in chrome tubing, has armrests, a heavy steel four-leg base with aluminum protective caps and wheels. The dimensions are: H x W x D = 95 x 69 x 68 cm. The seat height is adjustable: 48-56 cm. Source: Catalogue Gispen Steel Office 1952, page 7 and NAI Publishers, Collection Gispen 1916 to 1980, page 113 Barbara Lane, Andre Koch.
Considering the age of this Gispen desk chair, it is in very good condition. The chair is equipped with new black manchester (rib) coating with a red stripe.