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In the 20thC, Enrico Liberti was known for his colonial revival furniture custom made for the White House and other well-known clients.
Yours is a mid-century piece that would have an estimated retail value of $4500-5500 assuming good condition and depending on sale geographic location.
If you wish to sell close to retail, I recommend advertising on the internet.
These sites are excellent and upscale but fees can be high. I only recommend them if you have several items to sell.GoAntiques.comRubylane.comTias.comcyberattic.comtrocadero.com
A method that could be very effective would be to place a classified in the "Maine Antique Digest" It has a large readership of collectors all across the country.
I highly recommend this method. They only charge $25 for 25 words in a classified ad. This publication is a monthly newspaper as well as on their internet website.
Be sure to specify local pick up only for large items. That way the buyer would be responsible for obtaining his own insurance and transport.
In general, a private seller to a dealer, via consignment or at auction can expect 30-50% of estimated retail value.
Insurance replacement values are usually about 10% more than retail values.
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