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Doris - dfm925, Pres, Owner Nashville Appraisals Corporation
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 8093
Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of Nashville Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.
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I am advertising a cupboard from the 1860's period with

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I am advertising a cupboard from the 1860's period with original hardware and paint. It has unpainted walnut or hickory shelves and unpainted back with plank boards. It's from the Shenandoah Valley, from a family farm. What do you believe a reasonable value would be?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 11 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

Please know that I cannot accept any requests for "live conversations" such as phone calls. I must research up-to-date data to give the most accurate answer.
Besides there are extra system charges to you for live conversations.

Please send me a photo of your cupboard.

To send photos you may use the "attach" or "add" link or "paper clip" you see on your reply page.

Kind regards,

Doris

Customer: replied 11 months ago.
Here are some photos Doris.
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 11 months ago.

Thank you for the information.

Please allow me time to research the data required by your question, calculate current values and write my answer.

I should be back in 30 minutes.

I thank you in advance for your patience.

Kind regards,

Doris

Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 11 months ago.

Most of the cupboards I found the size of yours are priced at $1475, Some are in better condition. Some are worse condition. Some are walnut. Some are pine. Still the 10 or so I found were all priced around $1475-1525,

See the following photos. I know they are not exactly like yours but note the prices.

Yours should also be priced retail at $1475.

A private seller to a dealer can expect 30-60% of retail value.

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Kind regards.

Doris

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Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 11 months ago.

Hi there!

I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help?

Let me know,
Doris