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I have an old roll. Top desk looks handcrafted no marking I
top desk looks handcrafted no marking I can see beautiful detail original skeleton key to lo lock drawers. Bought in 1986 at an antique store in Canada. Thinking if selling it doesmt … read more
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I have a dresser (with mirror) and chest of drawers that I
I have a dresser (with mirror) and chest of drawers that I am trying to find out who made them. The only thing I can find on the back of the dresser is a small sticker with Roontree Corp. The furnitur… read more
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EdwardK330
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We have an old solid mohoganey. We have an old solid
We have an old solid mahogany hand made large heavy desk that lock all drawers with one key has 9 drawers (one is filing size) and 2 panels that slide out to get extra desk space on both sides of the desk. It has a Burgundy leather top, brass handles and is pedestal. I live in Boston and bought it off of a guy 20 years ago who said it was from the ***** *****cock building originally … read more
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I have recently acquired a 19th century chest of drawers
Hi. I have recently acquired a 19th century chest of drawers with burl elm veneer. It is marked Denton Bros Cabinetmakers and Upholsterers Mirfield, which is in England. The only info I have been able… read more
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I'd like to know the approximate age and value of two oak
I'd like to know the approximate age and value of two oak dressers. Looking in my local Los Angeles area used items apps (Offer Up & LetGo) I see that antique oak furniture is selling at reduced price… read more
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I have an Ebert/Red Lion walnut secretary desk from the
I have an Ebert/Red Lion walnut secretary desk from the early 1900s. The front door has a bit of missing woodwork decoration and the original chains to support the desk when open are gone so there is … read more
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I would like to know about my antique desk. As you will see
I would like to know about my antique desk. As you will see from the pictures, it is a "working desk" which I use daily. There is wear and tear to it, with the worst being a 1" x 3" triangle-shaped ar… read more
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S, Can you help with an armoire? Would love to know more
For Robert S Hi Robert, Can you help with an armoire? Would love to know more about this one...purchased about 15 years ago. If I remember correctly I was told is was from Italy, approx 1860-1890...wa… read more
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Robert S.
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Walnut Secretary with Drop Front This family piece, a walnut
Walnut Secretary with Drop Front This family piece, a walnut “slant-top secretary,” was professionally refinished in the 1950s; the finish is in excellent condition, without scratches, dents or other … read more
Robert S.
Robert S.
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We have an Art Deco Secretary Bookcase. Round semi circle
We have an Art Deco Secretary Bookcase. Round semi circle Windows with wood design pattern on interior. Dovetail joints with oak sides. Lower drawer and bookshelf part have waterfall curve. Some "mirr… read more
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Nora
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This secretary belonged to my grandparents, who married in
Attachment: 2014-03-08_223115_rolltop_secretary.pdf This secretary belonged to my grandparents, who married in the 1890s. It has three pieces: the roll-top base, the glass shelving unit, and the top c… read more
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Hi Nora, I would like an appraisal on this item. We have
Hi Nora, I would like an appraisal on this item. We have researched it a bit and think it is a Biedermeier. It was previously owned by a wealthy family from Virginia in late 1800's. It measures 66 1/2… read more
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I have a hall mirror stand (?) that my father was given by
I have a hall mirror stand (?) that my father was given by his sister over 50 years ago. I don't know how old it is. It's fairly solid and looks to be a dark wood underneath two coats of paint - the l… read more
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Frank
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I have an English (?) secretaire that we purchased in NYC in
I have an English (?) secretaire that we purchased in NYC in the early 1960's. It stood in my in my Park Ave. office for a number of years, and then moved with me to California in the 1984. It's in ve… read more
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Frank
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We inherited a large, dark wood antique secretary when my husbands
We inherited a large, dark wood antique secretary when my husband's grandmother died in 1968. She had the piece for many years at her homes in White Plains, New York and Sarasota, Florida. It has not … read more
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Hi, I have just bought a trunk from a flea market. It is wood
Hi, I have just bought a trunk from a flea market. It is wood of some sort with brass fittings and is decorated with gold paint. It is quite large approx 150cm x 85cm x 75 cm. I know this is a vague d… read more
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Frank
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I have a secretary desk that has several hiding places. Drawers
I have a secretary desk that has several hiding places. Drawers and slots with no knobs that have to be opened from behind. I have been told it dates to the late 1800's but by the oxidation I would sa… read more
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I have a chippendale mahogany secretary desk in very good shape
I have a chippendale mahogany secretary desk in very good shape and would like to have some idea as its value.… read more
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