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Antique Steamer Trunk

Determining the Value of an Antique Steamer Trunk?Whether you are thinking of selling your antique steamer trunk or wanting to insure it, you need to be able to determine its value.

 

Finding the Value of Conant Ball Furniture

Finding the Value of Conant Ball Furniture?This a page about finding the value of Conant Ball furniture. The Conant Ball furniture company was known for its Colonial furniture reproductions, cane seat furniture, and pieces designed by Russel Wright an American industrial furniture designer.

 

An antique record player with a record playing.

Finding the Value of Antique Record PlayersSome antique record players are rare and, if they are in good condition, can be valuable. This is a page about finding the value of antique record players.

 

The serial number and manufacturer's tag on a Wurlitzer juke box.

Finding the Value of a Wurlitzer Juke Box?This is a page about finding the value of a Wurlitzer juke box. If you own an old Wurlitzer juke box, you may be interested in knowing its value. Here are some tips to help you get started in determining what its worth.

 

Antique dresser, head and footboard.

Selling an Antique Bedroom Set?This is a page about selling an antique bedroom set. If you have an antique bedroom set to sell there are many ways to do it.

 

Antique Table

Identifying an Antique TableIdentifying an antique or vintage table that you have either inherited or found in a shop or at a yard sale, can sometimes prove difficult. This is a page about identifying an antique table.

 

An old fashioned AMI Model 500 Juke Box

Determining the Value of an AMI Jukebox?AMI manufactured jukeboxes between 1927 and 1962. in 1962, AMI was purchased by ROWE AC services who still makes jukeboxes to this day. This is a page is about determining the value of an AMI juke box.

 

Value of Old Silver Tray Without Markings - tarnished silver tray

Value of Old Silver Tray Without Markings?Determining what a silver tray may be worth without a stamp, may require some research. This is a page about find the value of old silver tray that don't have markings.

 

A collection of antique furniture.

Identifying Antique FurnitureThis is a page about identifying antique furniture. Whether you have inherited a piece of antique furniture or enjoy antique shopping, it can sometimes be difficult to identify a particular piece, including even its original intended usage.

 

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Antique Rocking Chair

Finding the Value of a Murphy Rocking Chair?Vintage furniture may have notable value. Finding out this information is useful for restoration plans or future sale. Finding the value of a Murphy rocking chair.

 

Antique Murphy's Chest

Finding the Value of Antique Murphy's FurnitureThis is a page about finding the value of antique Murphy's furniture. The Murphy family manufactured cedar chests and wardrobes from 1946 - the early 2000s. These great pieces can still be found for sale today on the net and in antique shops.

 

Vintage wooden upholstered chair.

Determining the Value of Vintage Chairs?This is a page 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.

 

Antique Coin Bank

Opening an Antique Coin BankThis is a page about opening an antique coin bank. If you have inherited or purchased an antique coin bank it might be difficult to discern how to open it.

 

An antique chair in a room with expensive looking wallpaper.

Identifying Antique ChairsIdentifying the age and value of antique chairs can be difficult especially if there are no markings identifying the manufacturer. Careful research may yield helpful information. Professional appraisers are an option as well. This is a page about identifying antique chairs.

 

Antique Brass Bed

Antique Brass Bed Information?This is a page about antique brass bed information. Finding information about an antique brass bed, such as age or manufacturer can be difficult.

 

Carved antique wooden desk on a white background

Identifying an Antique Desk?This is a page about identifying an antique desk. It can be difficult to identify vintage and antique furniture. Checking the bottom of the desk and of the drawers might reveal a manufacturer's stamp or seal. Scour the internet for similar pieces. Otherwise contact a dealer or appraiser.

 

An old steamer trunk.

Finding the Value of an Old Trunk?Old steamer trunks were a mainstay of a bygone era and can still be found in many antique stores and attics today. This is a page about finding the value of an old trunk.

 

Antique Wooden Chair

Identifying Antique Dining Chairs?This is a page about identifying antique dining chairs. Here are some tips for how to identify those antique chairs you have. Labels or subtle markings hidden on the furniture can help you in your search.

 

Old rusty agricultural Equipment.

Identifying Antique Farm Equipment?This is a page about identifying antique farm equipment. Many people really enjoy old farm equipment, whether to restore it or just display it. Do you have a piece you want to identify or do you know more about the equipment featured in this page?

 

Antique Figurines

Finding Information and Value of Antique FigurinesAntique figurines are often highly collectible but are only worth what someone will pay for them. Finding information and value of antique figurines can be a challenge because there are so many varieties and manufactures of these figurines.

 

A beautiful antique dresser.

How to Sell Antique Furniture Online?Antique furniture can be valuable if it is rare and in good condition. This is a page about how to sell antique furniture online.

 

A silver plate spoon with tines.

Finding the Value of Old Silver Plate Flatware?Silver flatware is becoming more and more rare and valuable, especially for certain patterns. This is a page about finding the value of old silver plate flatware.

 

Old British gun

Value of an Old Webley Gun?This is a page about value of an old Webley gun. Here are some good tips for how to go about finding the value of an old Webley gun. The condition and whether it still fires are just a few of the things that determine the value.

 

Age and Value of a New Domestic Treadle Machine S#725846 - treadle sewing machine

Finding the Value of a New Domestic Treadle Machine?Besides online auctions there are other websites that have information about antique sewing machines. This is a page about finding the value of a New Domestic treadle machine.

 

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Identifying Old Farm Equipment? - three metal partial circles attached to a horizontal piece of wood

Identifying Old Farm Equipment?Does anyone know what this is? It is at our historical society and the tag is too faded to read?

 

Identifying Old Farm Equipment? - old iron horse drawn piece of equipment

Identifying Old Farm Equipment?This horse drawn imp was made by John Deere, what was it used for?

 

The front of an old wooden trunk.

Age and Maker of an Old Wooden Trunk?I would love to know age of this trunk ? And possibly the maker? I am just curious. The liner is original. It is only missing the lock. I don't see any signs of it being refurbished.

 

Identifying a Thriftstore Purchase - rectangular metal container with a wooden handle, closed

What is This? (Silent Butler)A common household item of the past is a silent butler. It is a covered metal pan with a handle that was used to empty ash trays and pickup crumbs in the parlor or living room.

 

Information on Justis and Armiger Silver Plate Covered Dish - ornate silver dish with floral pattern

Information on Justis and Armiger Silver Plate Covered Dish?I have a quadruple plate piece that is also marked Sterline - not Sterling. What does Sterline mean?

 

Value of Spin-Well Spinning Wheel - wooden spinning wheel

Value of Spin-Well Spinning Wheel?I am looking for the value of this Spin-Well spinning wheel? It was manufactured in Sifton, Manitoba. Time Period - pre-patent/patent pending.

 

Value of an Antique Rocking Chair - high backed dark wooden rocking chair

Value of an Antique Rocking Chair?The manufacturer, condition and style of an antique rocking chair will help determine the value. Taking it to a trusted dealer will give you the best information.

 

Identifying Antique Lamps - white and gold finish table lamps

Identifying Antique Lamps?Can anyone tell me anything about these lamps? I know they are antiques, but can not find a name on them anywhere.

 

Identifying an Antique Mantel Clock

Identifying an Antique Clock?Finding the manufacturer information on an old clock will be needed before you can determine its value. This is a page about identifying an antique clock.

 

A Louis XV style bombe chest.

Value of a Baker Furniture Louis XV Style Bombe Chest?Well made furniture is often made in a popular style from the past. This is a page about the value of a Baker Furniture Louis XV style bombe chest.

 

Information on a Gem Folding Table - wooden folding table

Finding the Value of an Antique Folding Table?This is a page about finding the value of an antique folding table. You can make some interesting and possibly valuable finds at thrift and resale stores. The harder part comes after you get your treasure home and try to identify and ascertain its value.

 

A wooden record player cabinet.

Finding the Value of an Antique Denison Record Player?This is a page about finding the value of a Denison record player. Records and record players are making a come back. New players rarely have the beauty that old ones do, so working vintages are often a sought after item. If you have an antique Denison record player, here is some information that may help you determine its value.

 

Value of Finch Furniture Dining Set - table and chairs

Value of a Finch Furniture Dining Set?Antique furniture, if well maintained, can be valuable. Finding out the value of your finch furniture dining set can help you determine if and when you would like to sell it or what to insure it for.

 

Pricing Antiques to Sell - 5 drawer antique dresser

Pricing Antiques to Sell?I can't find out information on two items. Can anyone help? We have no idea how much they're worth and need to sell them.

 

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Value of an Eclipse Riding Mower - old riding mower

Finding the Value of an Eclipse Riding Mower?Some older lawn mowers are highly collectible and may be valuable depending on their rarity and condition. Here are some ideas about finding the value of an Eclipse riding mower.

 

What Kind of Bedroom Furniture Is This?

What Kind of Bedroom Furniture is This?Antique furniture designed to store clothing often combines more than one type of storage space. The name applied to the specific piece or style is determined by whether it includes wardrobe hanging space along with either drawers or shelves, or not. Research or professional advice can often help eliminate the confusion. This is a page about, "What kind of bedroom furniture is this?".

 

View from the side.

Information About Antique Chinese Rice Beds?Chinese rice beds are often four poster beds decorated with delicate carvings of rice plant sheaves. This is a page about information about antique Chinese rice beds.

 

Stickily side table

Selling Antique Stickely Furniture?Antique furniture can vary widely in value, depending on the condition and rarity of the piece. Stickely is a well made and collectable brand of furniture. This is a page about selling antique stickely furniture.

 

Vintage Theater Seats

Determining the Value of Vintage Theater Seats?Old theater seats are usually put together in a group, and can be used at home in interesting ways. This is a page about determining the value of vintage theater seats.

 

A couple looking at antique porcelain cups.

Getting Antiques Appraised Before SellingMany antiques have value but finding out how much value, by having them appraised, is important before attempting to sell them. This is a page about getting antiques appraised before selling.

 

medium wood bookcase

Find the Value of a Roycroft Bookcase?Some Roycroft book cases are rare and, if they are in good condition, can be relatively valuable. This is a page about value of Roycroft bookcase.

 

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Value of a Murphy Cedar Chest?I have a Murphy cedar chest #4023. How much is it worth in excellent condition?

 

Rose pink vintage couch with wooden side table and table lamp with rose pink shade against white brick background

Determining the Value of Vintage FurnitureThis is a page about determining the value of vintage furniture. The value of inherited or purchased vintage furniture may be hard to assess.

 

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Information on Antique Chair?I have an old spindle chair I know it was made by S. Bent and Brothers, but other than that nothing. Any info would be great. Thank you.

 

Beautiful antique credenza.

Caring for Antique FurnitureThis is a page about caring for antique furniture. Antique furniture needs special care, when cleaning and choosing the best placement in your home, to prevent damage to the finish and even the glue holding it together.

 

Antique sewing machine.

Information About Winselmann Antique Sewing Machines?This is a page about information about Winselmann antique sewing machines. Antique sewing machines are a popular collectible. Collected for their beauty and workmanship, they are also refurbished and used by crafters who enjoy sewing on these antique machines.

 

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Crystal Chandelier?I live near Atlanta and I was wondering where I could take an antique crystal chandelier for an estimate on what it's worth? Or, can anyone on here tell me it's value? I'd post a pic, but I don't know how to do that.

 

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Information on Murphy Cedar Chest?I have a Murphy cedar chest stamped, Murphy 18. Does anyone know when this was made, etc.?

 

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Information on Murphy Cedar Wardrobe?I just purchased a cedar armoire for $175.00. It is in excellent condition. It has, on the back: Murphy made in the USA and the numbers 4340. Can anyone tell me anything about this piece?

 

Antique Bowl in Window

Photo: Beautiful Antique Bowl in WindowI love to window shop downtown at the car show in Elizabethton. This seems too beautiful for even words to describe!

 

What Type of Desk is This?Can anyone tell me what kind of desk this is or what it was used for? The top table flips down pushing another inset table up. The desk is extremely heavy. I want to post on Craig's List, but would like some information first. Any input would be helpful. Thank you.

 

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Appraising a Vermont American Furniture Corp. Bedroom Set?I have bedroom set made by Vermont American Furniture Corp. It is from 1950. What do you think it's worth?

 

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Cleaning an Antique Baby Buggy?I have an old baby buggy that was used back in the 1800s. It's been in storage, so it needs a lot of clean up done to it. Someone suggested using a furniture oil on the leather parts because it smells musty. The metal parts are also rusty.

 

Antiques Appraiser in Brooklyn, NY?I have a piece of 18th century antique furniture and would like to have it appraised near where I live.

 

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Could This Be a Piano Stool?I have an old chair with a turnable seat to adjust higher or lower, no arms, claw feet holding clear glass or crystal balls. It's small, about 4 feet tall with dark wood, and metal attachments for the turnstyle.

 

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Cleaning Antiques and Collectibles?I have furniture, dishes, etc. inherited from my father and grandparents. How do I get the built up over 50 years of thick, sticky, brown smoke, and dust residue off of everything without hurting them? I am especially concerned for the antique furniture?

 

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Refinishing a Henry Link Cabinet?I just purchased an old cabinet at a second hand store. It is pale yellow with painted flowers on it. On the inside drawer it says "Henry Link". I looked this up, and apparently I bought a nice vintage piece from the fifties for $22.

 

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Information About an Old Sewing Machine?My friend has an old sewing machine from 1941 with warranty and purchase receipt. Where would I find info on it? It's an Enterprise D.

 

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Value of Antique Glassware?How can I find out if glassware that was given to me has any value? The person who gave it to me claims they were her grandmother's?

 

antique chair

Information About an Antique Chair?I would like information on this antique chair. Is it French, Italian or something else? Do you think it is an original, made in the 20's or 30's? I have spent numerous hours on the internet and have been to antique stores and no one can give me any information. Help please!

 

Information About an Antique Cabinet?Would anyone know anything about this antique? The possible age and value?

 

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Restoring Burned Copper Pots?Is there a way to restore antique, solid copper pots burned in a house fire?

 

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Appraisal For Antique Fiddle?Where do I go to get a free appraisal on an antique fiddle? I've tried many places and nothing. Somebody help!

 

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A dark wood antique record player with a hand crank

Identifying an Antique Crank Record Player?I'm having difficulty in identifying this crank record player. I can't find any tags on it.

 

Value of an Old Trunk - old wooden trunk in poor condition

Value of an Old Trunk?Can you tell me anything about this truck? It has American Window Glass Company Pittsburgh Pa. stamped on the wood inside.

 

Help Identifying this Piece of Equipment

Help Identifying this Piece of Equipment?This piece is displayed outside a local business and I would like to know what it is called.

 

Value of a Ansonia Mantle Clock - ornate wooden mantle clock

Value of a Ansonia Mantle Clock?Can anyone tell me anything about the history of this mantle clock please? All I know is it is called an Ansonia mantle clock. It has recently been professionally refurbished and I just wanted to know a little about it and of course any valuation. It is in perfect working order.

 

Identifying an Old Trunk - old wood and leather(?) trunk

Identifying an Old Trunk?I am looking for any information on date or production company of this chest.

 

Value of an Antique Indestructo Steamer Trunk - open trunk with view of drawers and storage area

Value of an Antique Indestructo Steamer Trunk?I've come across a large trunk with an insured Indestructo trunk label including a registration number. It's got leather handles on each side and brass fixtures and hardware. The inside is in good, but not perfect condition although all the drawers work great. It's super neat, but is it valuable? Also can I trace original owner via registration number?

 

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