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I have an antique China cabinet from the late 1880s or 90s

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I have an antique China cabinet from the late 1880s or 90s that is solid oak. It is 48" wide and with the backsplash over 6ft tall. I am no longer have ro for the piece nor does anyone in our family so I want to sell it. I paid $300 in 1986 and would like to know what it is worth today
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Frank replied 2 years ago.

Hello and Welcome to Just Answer,

My name is***** am a Personal Property Appraiser and would be happy to assist you with your question.

Your antique late Victorian combination side by side china cabinet and buffet is composed of a quarter sawn oak and would have been produced closer to the 1890's to 1900.

The combination cabinet with beveled mirror would have a current retail market value of 750-850USD.

If you were to attempt to resell the piece yourself a realistic fair market value would be closer to 450-550USD.

Though not a rare piece, these side by sides usually come in a desk secretary as opposed to the china cabinet. which adds to the value of this particular piece.

I hope this information was helpful to you today.

Best of luck with your antique combination china cabinet.

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