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I have a Victorian Ladies Chair with Vander Ley Brothers

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I have a Victorian Ladies Chair with Vander Ley Brothers label underneath. The chair is in great condition---the fabric looks good too. Don't think it has be reupholstered. How much would it be worth?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 10 months ago.

Hello,

At your convenience, please include a clear, in-focus close up image of the label.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Thanks---the file is attached. Let me know if that is not close enough.
Expert:  Nora replied 10 months ago.

Thank you for the image. Please allow me some time to look this over for you.

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Don't want to call. This is my first time with you --don't want to pay out any more than I have to. I want to see how this goes.
Expert:  Nora replied 10 months ago.

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Expert:  Nora replied 10 months ago.

Hello,

Thank you for your patience.

Your have a 3rd quarter 20th century Empire Period Victorian-style parlor chair.

Vander Ley Brothers were known for upholstered revival and reproduction furniture. They were best known for creating the set furniture for Gone With the Wind, a Warner Brothers movie.

The label on yours indicates that by the time the chair was made Vander Ley Brothers was a division of John Widdicomb Co. They became a division of Widdicomb in 1951.

On today’s market, your chair can sell for a high of $75 - $125 at auction.

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