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Thanks very much for getting back to me with those additional photos and that information.
Your late 19th century writing desk would have been produced out of cherry by the Samuel M Wilkes Furniture company of Staunton, Va.
In excellent condition you would be looking at a resale value of between 250-300USD for the school desk in good overall condition. Tough to tell from the photos if that leg is heavily damaged or if it is just the grain of the wood. If it is heavily damages, this would detract from the resale value.
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Looks like that leg did have some damage to it that was repaired.
In which case I would put a value closer to the 250-275USD range.
Still an excellent piece, but I just hope that the damage to the leg doesn't lead to any kind of structural issues.
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