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Value of an Antique Acorn Bed - single bed frame with head and foot boards and acorn finials

Value of an Antique Acorn Bed?The bed's inside dimensions are 39"x74". The headboard is 48" high and footboard is 45 1/2" high. It's solid wood, but I'm no sure what it is, possibly mahogany or pine. Could you clarify for me and advise what it is worth.

 

Value of Antique Table and Chairs - dining table with ornate cross bracing

Value of Antique Table and Chairs?I have an antique table and 3 chairs that I have stored for years and am looking to sell them. I do not know how old they are. Part of the base of the table is cracked, but could be repaired. Overall they are in very good condition. I don't want to undersell!

 

Value of Antique Tilt Top Table - round tilt top table

Value of an Antique Tilt Top Table?The tilt top on antique and newer tables allows you to fold the top down when the table is not in use. There are many of these pedestal tables out there with varying values based on condition, manufacturer, style, etc. Determining the value can be a bit of a task.

 

An old steamer trunk.

Value and History of Trunk?I cannot find any history of the maker of this trunk. I'd like to get the value or near about. And to maybe know what it was used for. There are a couple Adams express stickers on it. (One included in photos)

 

An antique oak dining table.

Value of Antique Oak Table?Going to sell this gorgeous table. Oak antique. No idea value of it. Open to suggestions

 

Identifying an Old Trunk

Identifying an Old Trunk?Does anyone know the maker of this type of trunk?

 

An old trunk.

Information About Albert Rossenheimer Trunk?I got this trunk from my grandparents. It's a Albert Rossenheimer trunk. Can someone give me the history of this trunk and the value please?

 

An ornate wooden desk.

Information About Wooden Desk?I bought this desk. I wanted to find a desk I could use. It looked rough and I wanted to restore it. The more I look at it, the more interesting the desk is. I would love to find out if anyone can determine who the maker is what time period is from.

 

An antique china cabinet.

Information on China Cabinet?Hello. I recently inherited this cabinet. I was told it's from the late 1800s. The curved glass was replaced but the front pane is original (which is wavy if you look from an angle). As with others, I can't find any markings on the piece. The finish looks original too. If anyone wants to comment about possible history that'd be great!

 

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A white dresser with six drawers.

Is This Dresser French Provincial?I inherited this chest and another dresser. This one came with a mirror that has since been lost. I was always told this was French Provincial, but in my searches I cannot find a design like this one, with the very basic straight line and simple curl.

 

Value of an Antique Louis XV Style Chair? - collage of chair photos

Value of an Antique Louis XV Style Chair?I inherited this Louis XV chair when my paternal grandmother passed. It is in good condition. There are no markings found. It has cabriole style legs and may have been reupholstered. It may be around 100 years old.

 

Antique Imperial Telephone Table

Value of Antique Imperial Telephone Table?Does anyone know if this antique Imperial telephone table is worth anything?

 

Value of Antique Bed  - ornate headboard

Value of an Antique Bed?Trying to determine the value of antique beds can be difficult, especially if there are no identifying marks, as is often the case with older pieces. There are several helpful suggestions found below that can get you started on your quest.

 

Value of an Old Desk from the Derby Desk Company - drop down writing and work surface plus 4 drawers

Value of an Old Desk from the Derby Desk Company?I've got this old desk in my garage from the Derby Desk company, but can't find any info on it.

 

Identifying an Old Sewing Cabinet - dark finish sewing cabinet with fold top opening on each side of the top and two drawers

Identifying an Old Sewing Cabinet?I have seen the more common styles of Martha Washington sewing tables, but cannot really identify this particular table. Can anyone help?

 

Value of an Antique Oak Table - solid oak table top

Value of an Antique Oak Table?The table was found in a basement by my deceased husband. I do not know where it came from. I can only remember he said it was over 200 years old. It is very heavy and solid oak. I have included photos of the legs to hopefully help in identification.

 

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Value of an Andrew Brothers Cedar Chest?I have a cedar chest with "Andrew Brothers, Mattoon, Illinois" on the inside.

 

Value of Dining Room Table and Chairs

Value of Dining Room Table and Chairs?We are trying to determine the value of our dining room table and 6 chairs which have been in the family for four generations. We have searched the entire piece and are not finding any markings. There are 2 leaves and padding for the table.

 

Value of an Antique Buffet - ornate buffet

Value of an Antique Buffet?I wanted to get this buffet appraised. Does anyone have an idea?

 

Value of Antique Parlor Table  - ornately carved small table

Value of Antique Parlor Table?My grandparents are trying to sell this table, but are not sure how much it's worth. They don't know much about it other than it's really old.

 

Value of an Antique China Cabinet - dark wood, glass fronted cabinet

Value of an Antique China Cabinet?Can anyone help to appraise this antique china cabinet or at least tell me what the symbol is on the cabinet?

 

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An antique domed trunk.

Value of Domed Trunk?Hello, Im currently considering whether to buy this domed trunk or not. No clue who the manufacturer is and neither is the seller. Any thoughts on what this thing is worth? They claim to have gotten it in 1970 from their grandparents-saying it was old even then.

 

A convertible wooden chair.

Is This Chair An Antique?Is this chair an antique? I have no info about it and theres nothing stamped on it.

 

A wooden writing desk.

Help Identifying Desk?I just purchased this desk for my teenage daughter, who fell in love with the look of the piece while looking for a writing desk. It looks rather old and has plenty of character. It seems to be handmade, at least when looking at the carving detail and irregular dovetailing on the drawers. I can't find any markings at all, nor can I find many similar photos online.

 

An old chair with reddish upholstery.

Information About Antique Chair?I am being inherited a very old victorian ish chair. I've been told the chair is over a hundred years old (way before the 1900s) But I would love to know where it was manufactured or if anyone has an idea of what type of chair its called.

 

An old fashioned wooden desk.

Identifying a Desk?I need help identifying this desk. Age, manufacturer, type, and anything else. I cannot find any identifying marks on it. Any assistance would be appreciated.

 

An old trunk.

What Sort of Trunk Is This?Hello, I picked up and old trunk today and I would love to find out more about its age and its history. It smells amazing and it's really cool to think of the adventures it's been on and the history its lived through.

 

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