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i have an armoire i brought back from England in the early 90's. i believe it is an antique. it has placard that wm.Spriggs & co ltd with the london address.
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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 2 years ago
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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 2 years ago

Hello

I have not heard back from you with a picture, I am having back surgery tomorrow. I am releasing this, maybe one of the other experts will pick it up.

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Antique Expert: Doris, Personal Property Appraiser replied 2 years ago
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Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

Glenda is an excellent appraiser. I am sorry she cannot continue with your question.

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To send photos you may use the "attach file" or "add file" link on your reply page or the "paper clip" found in the toolbar you see on your reply page.

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Antique Expert: Doris, Personal Property Appraiser replied 2 years ago

Deb,

Thank you for the information and photos.

Please allow me time to research the data required by your question, calculate current values and write my answer.

I should be back within an hour.

I thank you in advance for your patience.

Kind regards,

Doris

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Antique Expert: Doris, Personal Property Appraiser replied 2 years ago

Wm Spriggs & Co Ltd was located at the center of the London furniture area on Tottenham Ct Road. I found an ad for the store in 1946; so, the store was in business at least then.

I 1882 and 1895 ads, Spriggs was described as a carver and gilder as well as a cabinet maker.

Your armoire dates late 1920s.

Its current retail value would be $2495 assuming good condition.

A private seller to a dealer or at auction can expect 30-60% of retail value.

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Antique Expert: Doris, Personal Property Appraiser replied 2 years ago

Hi there!
I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help or do you have more questions about your item that would help?

Let me know,
Kind regards,
Doris

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