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Hungerford Mahogany ghboy looks "Colonial" 7 drawers, H 53"

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Hungerford Mahogany Highboy looks "Colonial" 7 drawers, H 53" D 19 1/2 W 34 1/2 Mahogany label # ***** indicating it is solid Mahogany
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.
Customer: Originallly purchased in the 1950s at Standard Furniture Company in Salinas, California Has brass findings, handle drawer pulls
JA: Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: Item has some wear but nothing significant I have other pieces, Have a 5 drawer chest with separaate "Colonial" mirror but wanted to start with one at a time..
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  rarewares replied 5 months ago.

Hello,
My name isCustomerand I would love to help.
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Expert:  rarewares replied 5 months ago.

This is a Chippendale style highboy made in Memphis, Tennessee by Hungerford Furniture.

The Mahogany Association label indicates a date prior to 1964, so that fits in with your

timeline of purchase in the 1950's. The number 332 is the association number attributed to Hungerford Furniture.

The highboy has a current value of $1000, the 5-drawer dresser with mirror has a value of $400 to $500 as a set.

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Expert:  rarewares replied 5 months ago.

Hello,
I am following up to see if you have read your answer and need further help with this item.
Please do let me know.