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I have a Drafting table which I cannot find a manufacturers

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I have a Drafting table which I cannot find a manufacturers name. However there is a property tag on it which says the following: Property of Defense Plant Corporation, An Instrumentality of the United States Government. The # ***** on the tag is 872. Is there a value for this table?
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  rarewares replied 9 months ago.

Hello,

This is a WWII era drafting table, all government furniture at the time had this property tag. This table dates to the 1940's and does have a good value as people are switching to 'stand-up' desks for their daily work in an effort to be healthier. This vintage look is great as well. The table has a value of $600 to $800 retail (this range gives room for condition issues).

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