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My husband auctions part time, and I sometimes clerk for him. In my area, at a general auction this would probably go for around $40. But, if it were at a vintage auction, closer to $60. If in one of those antique malls that the city people come and pay inflated prices for things, it may even for for $100-$120 if in a booth with vintage 1930-1970's items.
You need to know who manufactured it. Look under and behind for markings.
Without markings or names of manufacturer it would be almost impossible to help you as even an experienced antique person may have problems with just this photo.
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This is a lovely glass cabinet but without maker marks/name it will be very difficult to place a value.
I just bought this chest of drawers at an estate sale for $35. The elderly lady (probably in her 80s) I bought it from said it belonged to her husband's grandmother who lived to be 102. Can anyone identify the era and possibly the even the value of this piece?
so here's a link that will tell you what different furniture is called which will help you ID the piece
I can't attest to the peice in question but if what the lady said is correct, you are looking at a Civil War Era chest of drawers. If so you can get as much as $1500, looks like
Well, you certainly have a conversation piece. Looks like it may be a bedroom chair.
I have an antique table that's refinished with all original parts. I think the wood is pecan. How much is it worth?
This is almost impossible to estimate the value of a table from the photo you have supplied.
Can anyone help me put a value on these tables? I don't know the era or the style, but the maker's mark is Castcraft, Lon. Eng. I can't seem to find anything on Castcraft and would so appreciate anyone's help. Thanks!
Looks like beautiful ornamental work but I have never seen anything with this name.
I inherited this True Grand Rapids Imperial mahogany table with brass feet and was wondering what it is worth?
Thank you so much for your help.
Again I inherited these 2 tables and was wondering what they were worth? They are 26 3/4" H x 17 1/2" D with inlaid wood bands. Thank you so much for your help.
I am cleaning out antiques and have no idea what this piece might be worth. We bought it at an auction years ago.
Look under the piece for an manufacturer. That will give you something to get your research started.
Any markings on it? I can't find anything similar online but it is BEAUTIFUL!!! :)
I have a round table with 6 chairs and a leaf that goes in the table. I am wanting to know how much it's worth.
I own an antique sideboard. I can't seem to establish the period and value unless I transport it somewhere. I am trying to find out if that is worth my while. Any expert advice (appraisal)?
My husband and I bought this bedroom suite many years ago at an estate auction sale. Does anyone know what kind it is and what it may be worth?
I recently found a table at a thrift store here that was made pre 1920. The company was Arthur A. Marer & Co. from Chicago. I found them online and he died in 1922. The table was beautiful and was made when the company was transitioning into using a type of wood glue and what was almost like panel board. It's starting to come off on the legs, but the wood underneath is solid. The table still looks amazing and it adds a unique quality (except the holes), but is it restorable? And is it worth $250 in the condition it's in? That's the asking price. I would love to know your thoughts. Thank you.
By Nel M.
Don't be surprised if your antique dinning room set isn't worth as much as you hoped. Unless it's a really unique brand in mint condition you will find that people can buy a brand new set made in China for less money. I suggest you call around to antique shops and tell them what you have & see if they take consignment furniture. Good Luck!
I don't think it matters if it is worth anything or not. If you like the furniture, or if it is family furniture that has been handed down, and has sentimental value, get it repaired. If you don't like it, then contact antique furniture shops and consignment shops to see what something like it will be worth. I would never trade either of my antique/vintage tables & chair sets for something new made in China. On the photo it looks like a very nice, good quality table. I would do the repairs. Cheap modern things are seldom made to last.
I have an antique dining table and 6 chairs and would like to know how I can find out how valuable they are? They need refinishing. Is there a website where I can get more information from or who would I call?
Ace from Nashville, TN
When you say "antique", could you clarify a bit? Do you mean that they are over 100 years old?
If they are, then they could be very valuable and I would track down an expert before I considered having them refinished.
They were antique & over 25 yrs old when the set was bought in W Germany in 1976.
Editor's Note: To be a real antique, something must be 100 years old or older. This still is a vintage set and over 50 years old. Refinishing furniture quite often lessens the value so I would take some pictures of the set and show them to a vintage furniture dealer to get an idea of the value.
I have furniture over a hundred years old, one couch and five chairs. They would need to be reupholstered to be perfect. Very solid hard wood. Would like some idea how much I should ask for it.