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Value of Antique Tilt Top Table - round tilt top table

Value of an Antique Tilt Top TableThe 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.


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 CompanyI'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 CabinetI have seen the more common styles of Martha Washington sewing tables, but cannot really identify this particular table. Can anyone help?


Age and Value of an Antique Pie Safe - pie safe with punched tin door panels

Age and Value of an Antique Pie SafeI have this antique pie safe that I bought from a garage sale. The lady had no idea when it was exactly made, but she said it was probably earlier 1900s or late 1800s. There isn't anything wrong or broken with it and it's very sturdy minus a few chips in the wood.


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

Value of an Antique Acorn BedThe 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.


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


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

Value of Antique Table and ChairsI 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 Dining Room Table and Chairs

Value of Dining Room Table and ChairsWe 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 BuffetI wanted to get this buffet appraised. Does anyone have an idea?


Value of Antique Parlor Table  - ornately carved small table

Value of Antique Parlor TableMy 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 CabinetCan anyone help to appraise this antique china cabinet or at least tell me what the symbol is on the cabinet?



Identifying an Antique Table? - round table with spiral legs and small casters

Identifying an Antique Table?Any idea what kind of table this is and the age? This has passed through a few family members. I am trying to find out its origin. The only markings I see are on the underside. The number 1414 and then below that 15. I'm not sure where it was purchased into our family, but most likely in Michigan in the last 20 years.


Identifying an Antique Octagon Table? - medium finish octagon table with spindle legs

Identifying an Antique Octagon Table?I'm trying to figure out the maker mark, on my antique six legged octagon parlor table.


Identifying Antique Chairs?

Identifying Antique Chairs?Can anyone help me identify these antique chairs? They are said to be 18th century?


Identifying Antique Chairs? - antique armed dining chair with gold upholstery

Identifying Antique Chairs?I just got these chairs. I was told they are antique trestle style dining chairs.I've used a picture search and haven't been able to find out much more. If anyone knows anything about the style or period these are from I would appreciate their help.


Value of an Antique Bed? - headboard and flat spring assembly

Value of an Antique Bed?I'm in a similar position to most, I have a bed here, but am not sure which year it was made. It was left when I brought my house. I"m wondering if there's a rough evaluation anyone can help with or shall I just take it to the tip (dump).


Value of an Antique Extending Table

Value of an Antique Extending Table?I have this double paw antique quarter sawn tiger oak table wWith 5 leaves and a removable center leg. I've been searching (with no luck) for this table online. I'm not sure if I'm just not entering the correct terms. I'm not sure if the removable leg has a proper name or what the deal is. I have found many similar to it, and I know it's not a rare piece by any means.


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