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I have a piece of furniture that I believe is antique, how would I find out for sure and the true value

Expert's Assistant: Don't you just love the idea of finding something valuable in your attic? I do, but I think all I have up there is junk my brothers abandoned before they left home. Always a good idea to check things with the Antiques Appraiser, though. Tell us what else you do know and the Antiques Appraiser will be able to better assist you.

I also have a table. But that is it

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Antique Expert: Doris, Personal Property Appraiser replied 4 months ago
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Antique Expert: Doris, Personal Property Appraiser replied 4 months ago

Photos are almost always required to give an accurate assessment. If you cannot send photos, I can still work with your descriptions; however, I can give more accurate answers if I have photos.
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Please send photos of the piece and any labels.

To send photos you may use the "ADD (or ATTACH) FILES" in the blue box link (next to "SEND" or "SUBMIT") on your reply page or the "paper clip" found in the toolbar you see on your reply page.
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