“This is the lightest-looking and least cumbersome recliner on the market today,” the Smilow-Thielle partners wrote about the WAC-Recliner in their 1969 sales manual. The leg structure was an integral part of the hardwood frame and so did not need screw-in legs. Photo courtesy of the Smilow Family.  Photo 7 of 7 in Mid-Century Designer Focus: Mel Smilow