Antiques

Have antique repair questions? Ask an antiques appraiser

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Antiques Questions
I have a roll top desk which has been refinished. When we
I have a roll top desk which has been refinished. When we refinished it we found newspapers behind the mirror which talked about President Lincoln so I assume it is from around 1860 or before. Can you… read more
RodneyN1215
RodneyN1215
owner
Diploma
380 satisfied customers
I've got a desk that I got out of an old house a while back.
I've got a desk that I got out of an old house a while back. I've never been able to find out anything about it but it sure does look old … read more
Julie
Julie
Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
1,725 satisfied customers
I just placed moved an antique H.E. Shaw furniture secretary
I just placed moved an antique H.E. Shaw furniture secretary desk that was my great grandmother's. My father had it in his basement being neglected for 25 years. I'm having to get the back legs repair… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Auctioneer
7,778 satisfied customers
I acquired a clerks desk recently. I was given some history
I acquired a clerks desk recently. I was given some history of the desk from the late owner's great niece. We live in a very small town, and have no place to take the piece to get any information. I'v… read more
Wayne
Wayne
Auctioneer
7,778 satisfied customers
I have an antique desk that someone told me may have been
I have an antique desk that someone told me may have been made by Daniel Pabst. I have not been able to find a similar desk made by him nor does it have any markings. How would I go about determining … read more
rusufdavi
rusufdavi
21,293 satisfied customers
I have inherited a bunch of antique furniture that has been
I have inherited a bunch of antique furniture that has been passed from grandparents, to parents, and now to me. Specifically, I have an oak 1900s (?) dining table 42" W x 54" L x 29" H, drop-leaf, wi… read more
rusufdavi
rusufdavi
21,293 satisfied customers
Drop front desk Mother of pearl inlay. Maybe1940? Should l
Drop front desk Mother of pearl inlay JA: What would you like to learn about the desk? Do you have a maker's mark or serial number? Customer: No JA: The Antiques Appraiser can help. You can also send … read more
rusufdavi
rusufdavi
21,293 satisfied customers
I have a mid century modern two level desk for which I'd
I have a mid century modern two level desk for which I'd like to find its value. I haven't found a name on it. … read more
rusufdavi
rusufdavi
21,293 satisfied customers
Looking for worth on a desk with a brand on the center top
Looking for worth on a desk with a brand on the center top drawer that reads ?Taylor made furniture Jamestown N.Y… read more
rusufdavi
rusufdavi
21,293 satisfied customers
I recently acquired some "oldish" furniture from my mother's
Good morning,I recently acquired some "oldish" furniture from my mother's estate. My .sister says she can remember the items being in our grand mother's house.. My sister is on the wrong side of 70 by… read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
Expert Appraiser/Antiques Dealer
81,114 satisfied customers
I have acquired a older writing desk and am wondering if I
Good afternoon. I have acquired a older writing desk and am wondering if I should refinish it or have it professionally done as it may be valuable. … read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
Expert Appraiser/Antiques Dealer
81,114 satisfied customers
I have a queen style Maddox secretary desk in maple with
I have a queen ann style Maddox secretary desk in maple with #098 written on back near tag. In good condition - original finish, has slight cracking on scallop skirting. I'm wondering what it is worth… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Appraiser
College
35,196 satisfied customers
I saw an interesting old roll top desk. The top compartment
I saw an interesting old roll top desk. The top compartment had horizontal sliding doors that went around the sides and into the back and the main roll top door went underneath. I haven't been able to… read more
Nora
Nora
Expert in Fine and Decorative Arts: Renaissance through Contemporary
Post-Graduate from Christies London
41,302 satisfied customers
I'm looking to get a vintage Rolex DateJust (mid-70's
Hello, I'm looking to get a vintage Rolex DateJust (mid-70's to 80's) but I'm not sure the best place to buy one. I know there are some fakes out there and they can also be pretty costly to repair whe… read more
Rarewares
Rarewares
Expert Appraiser/Antiques Dealer
81,114 satisfied customers
Glenda - I'd like any information and to determine a value
Glenda - I'd like any information and to determine a value on this roll top desk. It belonged to my husband's grandfather. It was bought used in the early1900s in vermont. It appears to be in good con… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Appraiser
College
35,196 satisfied customers
I just refinished a Lemco Desk, c1940 with a metal plate attached:
I just refinished a Lemco Desk, c1940 with a metal plate attached: Riverbank Ord. 56-659. Its a large flat top (60" X 34.5") oak desk with drawers on both sides and one shallow in the center which loc… read more
Frank
Frank
Antiques and Collectibles Researcher
Bachelor's Degree
5,970 satisfied customers
I have a Gov. Winthrop desk, claw feet, that is badly worn
I have a Gov. Winthrop desk, claw feet, that is badly worn and scratched. I would like to display it in my living room. Can I refinish/refurbish it. I don't have any idea how much it is worth. Do you?… read more
Glenda B.
Glenda B.
Antique Appraiser
College
35,196 satisfied customers
I have a single pedastal, oak desk, dove tail drawers, each
I have a single pedastal, oak desk, dove tail drawers, each drawer with locks. I'm primarily interested in its value as a piece of furniture to restore and its age. I can supply specific pictures.. Wh… read more
CASSOC  (Randi)
CASSOC (Randi)
Certified Appraiser
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,522 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Kim D.

Kim D.

Certified Appraiser & Antiques Expert

5,090 satisfied customers

25 Yr Decorative & Fine Art, Historic Objects Expert, CAGA, AOA

Doris

Doris

Personal Property Appraiser

12,920 satisfied customers

Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of City Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.

Julie

Julie

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

1,725 satisfied customers

Julie

Wayne

Wayne

Auctioneer

7,778 satisfied customers

40 yrs. experience in antiques, jewelry, coins and paintings - ASA 1985

Judith-on-Antiques

Judith-on-Antiques

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

6,624 satisfied customers

A noted expert, author, TV personality, appraiser and columnist. President, Association of Online Appraisers. Author of 3 books on collecting.

Robert S.

Robert S.

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

6,041 satisfied customers

Expert in decorative arts especially ceramics, silver, paintings, and furniture.

Frank

Frank

Antiques and Collectibles Researcher

5,970 satisfied customers

Expert in gold, silver, jewelry and American antiquities.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x