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This is a guide about determining the value of vintage chairs. Whether you have inherited or purchased vintage chairs, it can be fun to find out what they are worth. Here are some tips to help you figure out their value.
This is a guide about finding the value of a vintage wardrobe. Here are some tips about how to research the value of an antique piece of furniture.
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With something like this you will have to make your own decision about what to offer according to how bad you want the tables.
Remember that a lot of tables you will see on line (that you may be looking at) may have to be shipped and that is an expensive addition to the initial cost.
If it were me, I would not offer more than $50 each and they would have to be in very good condition but then I am not in your city (location many times determines the true value of furniture).
You should base your offer on how much the tables mean to you as well as how badly the "seller" wants to sell the tables (money?).
Check out some stores that sell similar furniture.
The complete set may go as high as $1,000 or more if presented in the right place (if they are in better than "good" condition).
Look under the table and chairs for markings. It is very hard to determine value if you dont know who made the set.
Can anyone tell me when this Johnson Carper French provincial dresser was made and is it worth much? It looks to have been painted.
This is a different style chest, but also Johnson Carper and French Provincial. The asking price is $499.
It is hard to assess a value without knowing the manufacturer. Look on the sides of the drawers or on the back.
This Davenport couch was bought at auction in 1946. We still have the original receipt! We have no idea what its worth, but are looking to sell. Any thoughts? Thank you!
I'm seeing similar ones go for over $1,500. I'm in love with yours! I wish I could buy it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
A similar age Davenport couch is going on Etsy for $1800. www.etsy.com/
I would do a search on "Google" and also on eBay to find out what the going price is.
I believe you have your sofa description listed incorrectly as a Davenport is pretty much a "regular" style couch/sofa.
Maybe you could post a comment and update your post after you receive some information from a reliable place.
Good luck - I think you have a winner!!
Thank you for the responses and info. I think ill Have it appraised properly and go from there. Looking to sell it.
Good luck - I hope it is worth a huge sum!!
I have what I think is a Mersman lyre side table, but there are no markings. I'm trying to determine the model number and how much it is worth. The table top is in poor condition.
These were purchased by my aunt approximately 50 years ago. I ended up with them when I last moved, and my kids have been using them for several years now. I'm in the process of moving again and they are way too heavy and outside of our taste to justify moving. I cannot locate any markings on either of them. They are very heavy. How can I find out a ballpark figure for what they are worth?
We have a full dining room set that we purchased from a private owner 35 years ago. It was manufactured by Mount Airy Mantel and Table. It was purchased from Shoor Brothers Inc. out of Hartford, Connecticut. We have moved to Flordia and our children want to buy their own things. The pictures reflect damage to veneer on edge of table. We purchased it that way with intent to fix, but never did. The furniture needs a good cleaning and polishing, but is still a very handsome set. We would like to know value of it.
How do I find out the fair market value for my vintage furniture?
By dawn holmes from Fort Worth, TX
Go to "Fair Market Value of Vintage Furniture" lot of info & picture there, good luck.
When buying antique furniture, the price is always higher than when you sell it to an antique dealer. We just sold 7 antique items and didn't get anywhere near what we had originally paid for them. But very thankful that they are sold since the furniture would not fit in our new apartment.
Dawn, go to the Montgomery Street Antique Mall and walk around for a few hours. You will find things similar to yours, plus the people who have stores there are very helpful. Take photos of your vintage furniture and see if you can get some help. They are really, really, nice there. I've done that a number of times.
Without identifying marks, it will be hard. You might want to take one of the chairs to a dealer and get an appraisal.
I have a Henkel Harris tea table I am trying to sell. I don't know what the value is. It is a mahogany table cherry wood. Also, where is a good place to list antique items? We are moving and have a number of items to sell. Thanks!
I found a table a little fancier than yours on eBay. They are asking $445.
I am trying to find the best price on this table. I know it is old, but can't find it anywhere. Suggestions?
First off you are going to have to help us identify this table. I have a guide I have looked up to help you identify the marking on the table. We will need this in order to help you find the best price for this table. Please refer to this guide to help you locate the table's markings. After this add a comment so we can help you search further.