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I was wondering the year and the value of a dresser like this? The model number is 295-17-211 and I'm curious what is the stamp age?I've seen some that are stamped in the wood, I was wandering which style is older?
French Provincial is collectible and timeless. This is Bassett, that was produced in late 60's. depending on where you live, this dresser with mirror, could bring in as much as $1200 to the right buyer.
As is the dresser w/mirror is between 300 to 450. With a new coat of paint or sanded then stained, I've seen listings from 550 to 1150. The prices are all over the place depending upon state and refinishing. Here is one I found on Etsy.
On the bottom of the boot it says:
Here is a link on dating Lefton:
Large crimson label with gold or silver trim. Reads Leftons Exclusive Japan
I see people asking in the hundreds for these, but they never sell at that price. I believe yours is missing the trim (I think it had a tree in the boot), although I am 90, not 100% positive.
It is always best if we can see a picture of the bottom/label of an item but you say it reads:
I believe the 'unreadable' may be; Reg U.S. Pat. Off. which would make your item made between 1953-1971.
Not sure if this is imprinted on the item or if it is the red label with gold or silver trim.
I believe this is one of the styles that is a candle stick holder - cannot tell for sure from the pictures so this may have not had any other decoration with it.
You can see the prices are not very consistent but it looks like your item value would be less than $20 plus shipping. Bear in mind that we have no way to tell how long the sold items had been listed for sale - maybe even 2 or 3 Christmases.
Your figurine is the boy. The colors may appear in different shades but that is usually just due to the 'color run' and each 'run' will be of different shades of color.
Really hoping someone will know the maker, and age of this chair (yellow/gold color) I picked up for $5? Seller told me her mother in law said that many years ago that she had had it reupholstered in fabric from the 40s. I don't know about that, but the original fabric that covered the bottom is long gone.
I found a couple of identical chairs online, and a pic of a partial label from the bottom of one them, but cannot figure out the maker.It's very dusty and needs to be cleaned, but otherwise in great shape, and feels very sturdy and comfortable. Thanks for any, and all information and insight!
From what I am seeing online and some of the auction sites I have visited the chair is from the 50s. I am not able to find any maker and most of them are not listed with one as you have found out. The chairs that you listed from the one auction site is typical of the other chairs I have seen from a few other auction sites. I am not sure if the auction sites have the items in their possession or they are taken on consignment and just the images are listed on their site.
No matter the actual brand, you got a good deal!
This chair style was and still is, one of the most popular styles any company ever made so just about every company produced a similar style and sellers are calling this style: Danish, Scandinavian, mid-century, scoop, etc. because most of the chairs have no markings and as you've seen on one listing, original tags were usually paper and over the years have 'disappeared'.
This listing is for a beautiful chair and the seller does not mention any brand just as most chairs of similar style/age.
This listing was for 2 chairs and they were in very bad condition (regardless of what is written in description) but sold for $190 in 2019. They also mention (or throw in) the brand name - Heywood Wakefield but I do not believe this partial tag is from Heywood Wakefield.
Listings like this are made on consignment and the auction site has nothing to do with what the seller writes about the item and does not know anything about the item and posts their disclaimer on the site.
There are a lot of chair forums and most of these members are more knowledgeable about items like this.
You can post your question and picture (should be a side picture also) to one or more of these sites to see what they have to say about your chair.
I'm not sure about the value but maybe another member, Pghgirl, will be able to offer more information and she may also recognize the label.
Hello, I bought a pair of Murphy chairs with 2952 on them. Any idea how old?
The Murphy Chair Co. plant was located in Detroit until 1919 when it moved to Owensboro, KY.
By 1935 the company was making 123 types of chairs, including children's rockers.
Murphy office chair from Detroit www.thriftyfun.com/
A vintage oak office chair made by the Murphy furniture company of Owensboro, Kentucky and marked Murphy 9213' dated circa 1930, and was sold for $70, 14 Bids
Murphy Chair Co. Wood School Desk Chair dates from the 1940s, sold at $79 www.chairish.com/
Murphy rocking chair with Detroit Michigan sticker www.worthpoint.com/
I bought this sofa, cleaned it up, applied beeswax to the wood and really want to know how old it is. It is very heavy, with original tapestry.The scrolling hardwood is beautiful and detailed.
This is a beautiful piece! If you can't find the makers's detail, try looking at ebay's Brocade Sofas, Loveseats & Chaises category. It might be worth $500 or more!
I have inherited my grandmother's sofa and cannot identify what era it is. It weighs about 700 pounds and I can't really flip it over. I'm about to reupholster it and I'm trying to find out what it would've looked like originally.Please help me save my dear little grandmother's sofa and at least find out what it is.
First - it would be a very bad idea to change this sofa from the original before you find out the true value as changing ANYTHING could reduce the value by half or more. Of course, that all depends on the value and if you or anyone ever decides to sell the sofa.
Even if you plan to keep this sofa, you should know the value just in case you need to add it to your insurance policy.