The Colorful History of Belmont Barber Chairs

Belmont barber chairs have been in existence since the early 20th century. They are popular for being elegant and cost effective at the same time. Their manufacturer, the Takara Belmont Company, has been leading the barber chair market since the 1960’s. As of now, the company sells three barber chair product lines: Elegance, Crea II and Regalo II. The Elegance is geared towards retro barber shops. On the other hand, the Crea II is intended for modern salons or barber shops with a traditional theme. Finally, the Regalo II is marketed for high end clients.

The Belmont barber chair had its humble beginnings in Japan. Hidenobu Yoshikawa was the man behind this product. In 1931, Takara Chuzo Ltd. began its production of barber chairs. Back then, the company was still named as such. Twenty years later, it reach a milestone by releasing a hydraulic version of its chair. It was … Read More