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We have a dining table that self stores its leaves.... you

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We have a dining table that self stores its leaves.... you crank it to make larger and then smaller... wondering if there is any information about where it came from... what it was used for.. what it might be worth
JA: I always love having an appraiser look at my stuff. Sometimes its turned out to be surprisingly valuable. Is there anything else the Antiques Appraiser should be aware of?
Customer: We have never seen anything like it anywhere and have no clue how old it is

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Customer: replied 10 months ago.
Sent, please let me know that you got them because I'm not sure whether they went or not

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Hi,

Thank you for the images. You have a circa 1900, oak, self-cranking extending dining table. Without a label or tag who made this cannot be definitively stated. It is likely American, and most probably came from an Arts & Crafts era furniture manufacturer from the Grand Rapids Michigan area. On today's market, this can sell for as high as $2000 - $3500.

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