TheAntiqueTrade.co.uk Glossary of Antique Terms C
Cavalier Furniture Co. - (Furniture Manufacturer, American) Chattanooga, TN 1938 - 1960s The Cavalier Furniture Co. started as a sawmill in 1865 and was called the Tennessee Furniture Co. but was not called Cavalier Furniture Company until 1938. The Tennessee Furniture Co. transitioned into the largest wooden refrigerator producer when they purchased the Odorless Refrigeration Company in 1905. In 1923, the name Cavalier was chosen for the company’s line of refrigeration items. In the 1930s, Cavalier started to produce Coca-cola chest coolers and machines.