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Our family has an antique drop front writing desk with
Our family has an antique drop front writing desk with drawers. It has a carving of a scary man's face and on either side there are brass decorations. It locks up. How old would this be and where migh… read more
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S only,, I have finally resurfaced after my move to my
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Old drop front desk. Would really be interested in the age
Old drop front desk. Would really be interested in the age and origin of this little desk. Purchased this piece several years ago in Alaska from a family that was part of the original Matanuska Valley… read more
Nora
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I have a Federal slant top desk circa 1790 44" wide X 21"
I have a Federal slant top desk circa 1790 44" wide X 21" deep X 45" high … read more
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Walnut Secretary with Drop Front This family piece, a walnut
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I am interested the value of and any other information you
I am interested the value of and any other information you may be able to provide about a small oak roll top desk by Macey and its accompanying chair. According to writing on the back of one of the pe… read more
Nora
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I have an 1870's Dickens writing desk. The desk has five
I have an 1870's Charles Dickens writing desk. The desk has five sections: desk top with two drawers at each end--three shallow drawers in the center--two Chrystal ink wells w/brass lids--a hinged lea… read more
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I have another piece that is different from most I've
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Tim in Antiques
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I have an Early American Wooden fall front secretary with 2
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Nora
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I have what I think is a Chippendale slant top desk with ball
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Hi Nora, What is the current market value fo this high backed
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Im trying to figure out the worth of a Klanke Furniture Secretary
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My wife and I purchased this table/desk from an estate sale
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I have a kneehole style secretary/desk (late 19th-early 20th
I have a kneehole style secretary/desk (late 19th-early 20th cent.), mahogany, with slant front which has elaborate carving of a crowned head and flowers, inside drawers and cubbyholes, a long drawer … read more
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Hi I have an old school desk all wood it has cubby or storage
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