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I have a dillingham bluebird cedar hope chest with a felt

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I have a dillingham bluebird cedar hope chest with a felt lined shelf and original key. The moth protection paperwork says it was purchased in 1951, the serial # ***** ***** Can you please tell me how much it is worth?
JA: It's only $5.
Customer: The cedar chest is worth $5?
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 7 months ago.

Good day my name is*****

I am a Certified IRS Qualified Fine and Decorative Art Appraiser. It will be a pleasure to put my expertise, libraries, resources, and experience in the field to work for you.

The Bluebird cedar hope chests were made by Dillingham Mfg. Co. in Wisconsin. In good condition they sell for $100.00 to $250.00. In a retail venue $200.00 to $500.00.

Expert:  Tim in Antiques replied 7 months ago.

If you need any further assistance please let me know.

Cheers Timothy

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