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Coin Collecting: william iii english coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, william iii: Hi William, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. What is the size of the coin? That determines...

Coin Collecting: windsor canadian imported token, lawniczak, canadian penny
lawniczak, canadian penny, ebay: Jamie, it appears that I have answered your question here in blank at 12:30 AM this morning. Don t know how I did that as I was sound asleep, must have been a glitch in the all experts program. Anyway, here s the real answer: Yes, this is what is known...

Coin Collecting: How many women have been portrayed on U.S. coinage, queen isabella of spain, isabella of spain
queen isabella of spain, isabella of spain, commemorative coins: Hello BB, Aside from idealized versions of Lady Liberty, Susan B. Anthony and Sacagawea are the only real women to be immortalized on U.S. circulating coinage. However, Eunice Kennedy Shriver and Queen Isabella of Spain, as well as depictions of...

Coin Collecting: wonder bread penny, bazooka bubble gum, wheat penny
bazooka bubble gum, wheat penny, lawniczak: Hello, Tonita, is the silver band pretty light? My guess is that it is aluminum. Is it round or horseshoe shaped? My guess is that you have what is called an encased coin. Many thousands of these were made, as advertising novelties, with the period...

Coin Collecting: Just wondering how much these coins are worth, vg 8, gold commemoratives
vg 8, gold commemoratives, panama pacific: Here is what i could find 1916 Commemorative Gold Commemoratives - McKinley Memorial Dollar XF-40 $665.00 AU-50 $731.25 MS-60 $833.00 MS-63 $980.00 MS-64 $1,584.00 MS-65 $3,168.00 MS-66 $5,445.00 MS-67 $14,000.00 1915-S Commemorative Silver...

Coin Collecting: wondering, hello dawn, size currency
hello dawn, size currency, dollar bill: Hello Dawn, Is this a United states Note? What color are the seals? What does it say in the top most ribbon on the portrait side. Does it say Federal reserve note? How Large is it? What designs are on it? There are some REPRODUCTION NOTES made as...

Coin Collecting: world coins, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, ebay: Hi Chasity, You might try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures, values and lots more interesting info. That is the main reference for world coins and is not on the internet due to copyeight reasons. Used and new copies can...

Coin Collecting: world coins, standard catalog of world coins, wheelchair back
standard catalog of world coins, wheelchair back, worldwide empire: Hi Karsson, Collector value of a coin depends on denomination, date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. This one is a British farthing...

Coin Collecting: world coins, standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins
standard catalog of world coins, foreign coins, mint mark: Hi Vernon, You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for pictures, values and lots more interesting info. Collector value of a coin depends on country, date, denomination, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition...

Coin Collecting: world coins, standard catalog of world coins, vf condition
standard catalog of world coins, vf condition, mint mark: Hi Rich, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. The first is a copper Russian 2 kopeck worth around...

Coin Collecting: world war coin & stamp collection, stamp collection, local show
stamp collection, local show, coin show: Hi Irene, Sounds to me like some kind of collection put together and sold by a private company -- in which case you would not likely be able to find out much about. I would have to believe that the value of the set will be only the value of the individual...

Coin Collecting: how much are these worth, silver dollar coins, coin price guide
silver dollar coins, coin price guide, selling coins: Hello, with the price of silver up, the minimum price for these no matter what condition they are in seems to be in the 10 dollar range today. So you have a nice hoard here. If they are in real good condition, you could be talking much more. Please be careful...

Coin Collecting: what is the worth of a 1371 coin, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, christian calendar: Hi Austin, you likely have a Francs denominated coin from Morocco (Maroc) with the Islamic date of 1371. Thjat date is equivalent to the period on the Christian calendar between Oct.2, 1951 and Sept.21, 1952. Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint...

Coin Collecting: worth of 2 coins, toothpaste company, commemorative medals
toothpaste company, commemorative medals, metal composition: Hello Susan, and thanks for your note. These two pieces are from a set of commemorative medals struck in 1967 to celebrate Canada s Centennial. They were distributed through either a toothpaste company or gas station chain, as part of a promotion. Unfortunately...

Coin Collecting: what is it worth, mint state, e mail
mint state, e mail, coins: HI MICHAEL, I DON T GIVE VALUES ON NOTES OR COINS I CAN T SEE TO GRADE PROPERLY. CONDITION IS A BIG FACTOR IN THE COINS WORTH. IT S 90% SILVER. IT LIST FOR $22 IN MINT STATE OR NEVER USED GRADE. I HOPE THIS HELPS AND THANKS FOR YOUR QUESTION. SINCERELY,...

Coin Collecting: worth, indian headdress, indian head cents
indian headdress, indian head cents, old liberty: Hello Debbie, In 1837 there were Large Cents made in the USA. It would have a Coronet Head and sell from $6 in low grade to $135 or so in high grade. This is a picture of the back of the coin and it is as big as a modern quarter. http://www.coinfacts.com/large_cents/matron_head_large_cents/1821_large_cents/1821_large_cent_n1_rev_pittman.JPG...

Coin Collecting: how much is it worth, standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money
standard catalog of world paper money, world paper money, lawful money: Hi Frank, Collector value of a note depends on date adnd condition, including amount of wear, any folds, etears or stains as well as collector demand. This one is still worth $10 in any store. Collector value may be around $30 if uncirculated (original condition)....

Coin Collecting: how much if anything is the worth?, standard catalog of world coins, nickel alloy
standard catalog of world coins, nickel alloy, king george vi: Hi Shy, Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. I didn t get your picture. These British shillings...

Coin Collecting: worth of coin, wheat penny, vg 8
wheat penny, vg 8, vf: Here you go 1944 Lincoln 1 Cent G-4 $.05 VG-8 $.05 F-12 $.09 VF-20 $.14 XF-40 $.19 AU-50 $.34 MS-60 $.41 MS-63 $.44 MS-65 $1.98 RD-64 $10.00 RD-65 $25.00 RD-66 $40.00 RD-67 $175.00 RB-63 $1.00 RB-64 $1.50 Unc. Roll $10.00 ...

Coin Collecting: worth of coin., banco central de reserva, standard catalog of world coins
banco central de reserva, standard catalog of world coins, central de reserva: Hi Kinyon, this brass, not gold (oro), 1 Sol coin from Peru features a vicuna (similar to a llama). Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning....

Coin Collecting: worth of gold one dollar, us dollar coin, lewis and clark expedition
us dollar coin, lewis and clark expedition, american bald eagle: Hello Druecilla, Thanks for the question. I need to know the date on this coin to help you. If it is not 2000 to 2006 please write me back. If it is a U.S. DOLLAR COIN dated 2000 to 2006 it is called the Sacagawea Dollar and is common, it contains...

Coin Collecting: what is it worth and what kind of coin is it?, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, mint mark: Hi Erin, this is a Greek 50 lepta, 1, 2, or 5 Drachmai copper-nickel coin from the reign of king Paul I (1947-64). Collector value of a coin depends on denomination, date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear,...

Coin Collecting: how much is worth penny from 1939, standard catalog of world coins, mint mark
standard catalog of world coins, mint mark, united states coins: Hi Kate, I assume you mean a U.S. cent? Collector value of a coin depends on date, mint mark (if any), number minted and condition of a coin, including amount of wear, any dents, scratches or cleaning as well as collector demand for it. There were 316.5...

Coin Collecting: the worth of a variety of coins, coins and banknotes, european coins
coins and banknotes, european coins, central banks: Hi Devon, You see, study, and read enoungh, and you ll start to get an idea of what stuff sells for. To make a judgement without seeing the actual pieces, or at least a picture is very difficult, if not impossible. Some older European coins and banknotes...

Coin Collecting: What is it worth?, zinc plated steel, valuable coins
zinc plated steel, valuable coins, american coins: Aliyah, sorry, I can t give you a list of valuable coins, it would take hours and the list would be huge. Coins have been made since Roman times and there are all sorts of them that have value today, many thousands. I would recommend a good book on coin...

Coin Collecting: Is www.usmint.gov a government agency?, bullion gold coins, www usmint gov
bullion gold coins, www usmint gov, proof coins: Hi Sharon, Thank you for your question. The coin you would get from bulliondirect is different than the coin you would be getting from the Mint. It s still a genuine coin, but the difference is the way the coin was made. The coin coming from the...

Coin Collecting: what is it?, obverse design, love token
obverse design, love token, sign of affection: It sounds to me that you have a love token . Back in the 1800 s, suitors would often engrave a design or initials on a coin to be given to a young lady as a sign of affection. Some pieces can be very elaborate and require much skill. Regards, Joe...

Coin Collecting: What is it?, souvenir value, miniature replica
souvenir value, miniature replica, millimeters: Hi Erin, a genuine dime is 17.9 millimeters in diameter and has been such since 1837 to the present and would contain .0724 of an ounce of silver before 1965. Yours must be a miniature replica made for unknown reasons, perhaps just as a souvenir. Value depends...

Coin Collecting: i have......., standard catalog of world coins, french coins
standard catalog of world coins, french coins, foreign coins: Hello Tony, I am not an expert on foreign coins. I do use the Standard Catalog of World Coins for information. Every library has a copy in reference. They are in volumes each covering about a 100 year date range. It seems foreign coins were...

Coin Collecting: how much????, wheat heads, wheat cents
wheat heads, wheat cents, lincoln cents: Hello Leonor, Coins are valued on a scale from 1 to 70. And on how rare a coin is. With no or little experience it is sometimes easier letting a collector look at them, and even most coin shops will help for free on one or two pieces. The coins you...

Coin Collecting: What is this?, lincoln kennedy, similarities between lincoln and kennedy
lincoln kennedy, similarities between lincoln and kennedy, lincoln head: Hello Joel, The most common is a small likeness of President Kennedy. For the 1970 Lincoln-Kennedy Penny, these were made many years after 1964 as a novelty. The coin you describe is a well-known piece. This coin is not...

Coin Collecting: What to do?, standard catalog of world coins, denomination
standard catalog of world coins, denomination: Hi Dave, you might first list them by Country, Denomination and Date. I can try to help if given that format of a list. Value depends on wear and collector demand. You might also try a library for a copy of the Standard Catalog of World Coins for more info,...

Coin Collecting: WHAT IS IT?, love token, eye of the beholder
love token, eye of the beholder, www google com: Sorry I can t help you on this one, especially without seeing the piece. But it would seem to me based on what you describe to be some kind of damage to the piece after minting. I wonder if you can go on www.ebay.com or do a www.google.com search to see...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: What is it?, emperor franz joseph, standard catalog of world coins
emperor franz joseph, standard catalog of world coins, ounce of gold: It very likely is a genuine coin. On most coins the amount of wear it has would be the biggest factor in its value but with gold coins the metal content is usually the main determiner of value. Nice idea! It would make a nice central piece for a gift to...

Coin Collecting: why and how much, hylas, promotional item
hylas, promotional item, ebay: Hi Stacy, It is some sort of a marketing, promotional item. I am not saying it is worthless, simply that I have no knowledge of this market. You have the right idea though, keep checking the internet and ebay for more info. Regards, Joe Hyla...

Coin Collecting: what is it ?, standard catalog of world coins, hero of the war
standard catalog of world coins, hero of the war, nickel brass: Your coin is a nickel-brass 2 Drachmes from Greece featuring Georgios Karaiskakis, a hero of the war for independence against the occupying Turks in the 1820s. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Georgios_Karaiskakis There were nearly 32 million minted that year...

Coin Collecting: What to do, wheat pennies, hylas
wheat pennies, hylas, antique car: Hello Andre , First off, if you don t dee a D or S under the date, it was made in Philadelphia. If it s that beat up that it looks blank, it is only worth a penny. Never clean coins, it ruins their value. Kind of like taking an antique car and repainting...

Coin and Paper Money Collecting: how, federal reserve banks, bureau of printing and engraving
federal reserve banks, bureau of printing and engraving, letter designation: Hello Again, I do get many notes from banks, I always ask for new notes although they do not always have them. They are not valuable but I go through tem as I would a roll of dimes looking for the nicest ones or odd serial numbers. This way I get them...

Coin Collecting: what is this, foreign coins, china money
foreign coins, china money, old money: Hello Tricia, I am not an expert on foreign coins and do not catalog much information on them. I do regularly see your type of coin at shows and know most of them sell from one to five dollars. They have made so many millions of the same coin each...

Coin Collecting: i have a $, civil war tokens, token collectors
civil war tokens, token collectors, paper currency: Hello Chris, Tokens is not really my field, they fall into many catagories. I am not that familiar with them all. I collect store and civil war tokens. I would not be able to tell much from a picture, the piece has to be seen to be attributed. It may...

Coin Collecting: years coins first issued, reply thanks, toonie
reply thanks, toonie, loonie: Hi Debbie, 1) The loonie made it s debut in 1987. It s been minted every year but not all years were put out in circulation, meaning these years only appeared in sets. The reason is that there was abundant supply and no need for new ones in circuation....

Coin Collecting: Zinc Penny, metal content, pennies
metal content, pennies, zinc: Hi Mike, Thank you for your question. In 1982 the mint changed the metal content of all pennies. They changed from mostly copper to almost all zinc with a thin copper outer layer. So all pennies from that point on are actually mostly zinc. In the...

Coin Collecting: zlote 2 Polish 1994, standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel
standard catalog of world coins, copper nickel, exchange value: Hi Kathy, two Polish Zlote have an exchange value of 80 cents U.S. There were nearly 80 million of these bimetallic (copper-nickel and brass) 2 Zlote coins minted that year. Collector value depending on amount of wear and collector demand may be up to about...

ColdFusion Programming: Return 1 Record in Query, sql, queries
sql, queries, coldfusion: The DISTINCT clause allows you to remove duplicates from the result set. The DISTINCT clause can only be used with select statements. The syntax for the DISTINCT clause is: SELECT DISTINCT columns FROM tables WHERE predicates; Example #1 Let...

ColdFusion Programming: CF Copy Text Field to another Text Field, server side language, gps
server side language, gps, cf: You can not do this in ColdFusion because CF is a server side language and so you have to use JavaScript since it is a client side language. You have to make your calculate button run a very simple javascript that reads one text field and populates the...

ColdFusion Programming: transferring data from database, coldfusion server, insert into table
coldfusion server, insert into table, well thanks: If that is your output then it means 1 of 2 things. 1 - You are not on a ColdFusion server 2 - Your page ends in html not cfm ex myPage.html vice myPage.cfm To insert you have to have a form that takes the data and passes it to the query like cfquery...

ColdFusion Programming: Lists & CFCONTENT, comma delimited, excel spreadsheet
comma delimited, excel spreadsheet, first error: Aloha, First do a cfdump of your variable to see what it looks like. To pass it via URL it will have to be a list (not a query). The major thing is to make sure you have delimiters in place and that you know what they are. Your data SHOULD be a comma delimited...

ColdFusion Programming: Using List variables in CFHTTP, cfcontent, cfhttp
cfcontent, cfhttp, employee id: Sorry to take long to get back to you, death in family. Here is something that works you can apply to your problem. cfsetting enablecfoutputonly= Yes cfset empids = 120,130 !--- Example query --- cfset myQuery = QueryNew( employee_id, firstname,...

ColdFusion Programming: cfmail and google, e mail address, comma delimited
e mail address, comma delimited, cfmail: Hi Further research on CFMail. Possible only thru CFMail coldfusion version 8.0. Gmail requires TLS connections, this is not supported by CFMail older version. CFmail Properties for version 8.0. cfmail from = e-mail address to = comma-delimited...

ColdFusion Programming: detect session variable after a period of time, time question, coldfusion
time question, coldfusion, period of time: hi Sorry for the late in response, I was so busy at my work... If you goto Administrator module on coldfusion you will be seeing a separate section you can add run a coldfusion page on any specific time or every 5 min etc.. like that. You can build...

ColdFusion Programming: session variable expires, counter application, sir donald
counter application, sir donald, cfc: Unfortunately it takes a lot more work to do it outside of .cfc You need to know when the person leaves the site so you could use javascript to tell when they navigate away and pass it to CF. The best way is to use a cfc file tho. Is there any reason you...

ColdFusion Programming: Coldfusion form, cffile action, dateformat
cffile action, dateformat: Hi You can use FileExists method to findout the whether the file is exists or not if exists append else create new something like this The following code will solve most of the coding rather you pass thru hidden field. cfif FileExists(yourfile) ...

ColdFusion Programming: Form results in a text file, blank spaces, blank space
blank spaces, blank space: You have to tell it what form fields you want to work on. So each field has its own set of code. This puts it in the order you want it in. You will have to actually count out each block and figure out where it will end and start. Like I said, it should...

ColdFusion Programming: Form results in a text file, cffile tag, peoplesoft application
cffile tag, peoplesoft application, myfile: Aloha, Yes it is possible. You just have to seperate them out using list commands. Like to get the first one you would do : LISTGETAT(form.droplist,1, : ) So you could easily loop over the value of the option and get the different entries and then...

ColdFusion Programming: Form text results, cffile tag, peoplesoft application
cffile tag, peoplesoft application, question question: Here is the problem it looks like cfloop from= 1 to= #blankLen# index= x cfset myString = #myString# /cfloop You have to add a blank space to myString each loop thru. I tried putting & n b s p ; in there but it didn t show up if I put all...

ColdFusion Programming: cfselect problem, server side language, server side programming
server side language, server side programming, onchange: You answered the question yourself when you said it is a server side language. Using CF you can not have them interact without going back to the server. So that leaves you 1 other choice, load everything into javascript arrays and then use an onChange()...

ColdFusion Programming: a pair of dynamic cfselect, server side programming, hidden input
server side programming, hidden input, javascript document: Hi you can t access javascript (client) variable in coldfusion (server). If you want to pass javascript variable to coldfusion, use hidden input variable and pass thru that. something like this input type=hidden id= hidtext javascript ...

ColdFusion Programming: Getting client's computer name, computer name, client computer
computer name, client computer, security purposes: For security purposes the computer must be set up to respond with its name. Most computers have this feature turned off. Thus when you request the name, you will get the IP Address instead. On an intranet you can have the network security people check the...

ColdFusion Programming: Getting client's computer name, host hostname, client scripts
host hostname, client scripts, protocol name: hi You can get the following info only SERVER_SOFTWARE - Name and version of the information server software answering the request (and running the gateway). Format: name/version. SERVER_NAME - Server s hostname, DNS alias, or IP address as it...

ColdFusion Programming: Addtion equations inside a loop, select name, leaves
select name, leaves, trees: The easiest way is to include the total in your query. SELECT name, cost, sum(cost) as TotalCost The other way is a bit more cumbersome but can be done. cfset tCost = 0 cfoutput query= qDisp #name# : #cost# br cfset tCost = tCost + #cost#...

ColdFusion Programming: Hyperlink Problem while adding it dynamically, result output, spath
result output, spath, output html: Aloha, First off, your links should NOT have localhost in them. That will tell the browser to look on the local computer of whoever is viewing the page. The link needs to point to a page on the host server in your website. What you need to do is just...

ColdFusion Programming: how to submit a coldfusion form using a button and perform some action on the same page, forms validation javascript coldfusion
forms validation javascript coldfusion: Aloha, Actually you DO want your action to be SUBMIT. The key is in the form tag you use onSubmit=somefunction() form name= myForm action= someURL onSubmit= validateme() The javascript must then do its thing and at the end have a return value of...

ColdFusion Programming: Assistance with a Form, element
element: It means that the field Publisher in your form is null or empty. Make sure that form field has a value or go back to the Authors table in your database and change it to Allow Null for that field and any other fields you ll allow to be empty on insert....

ColdFusion Programming: Cold Fusion app locks records; can't edit them from an ACCESS app, rdbs, logging errors
rdbs, logging errors, default connection: If I read right: Accessing the data from the SQL server, CF works and ACCESS doesn t, unless CF is stopped then ACCESS works again. Doesn t make sense if all the servers and apps are separate, which they are. I m sticky with my ODBC and JDBC knowledge but...

ColdFusion Programming: Help with a Form, coldfusion, forms
coldfusion, forms, database queries: Aloha, You didn t show the form so that is what I recommend. Check the form to make sure Publisher is a field in the form and is spelled the same way. Also you need to verify that all fields have an entry before attempting to put them in the database....

ColdFusion Programming: password decrypter, cracker program, password cracker
cracker program, password cracker, password decryptor: Sorry but you have to know the key that was used to encrypt it, otherwise you can t decrypt it, at all. And no, there are no hacking/cracking programs that can loop generated keys till found, it s simply too big and complexed even for a super computer. I...

ColdFusion Programming: Database (MS Access) Link to Website, ColdFusion, Database connection
ColdFusion, Database connection, ColdFusion hosting: Aloha, To link into a database first you need a database. I am assuming you are on a shared hosting plan of some sort. You need to talk to them about how to gain access to your database. Normally it requires them to set up an ODBC connection. (Don t worry...

ColdFusion Programming: Retain form values, server side scripting language, server side scripting
server side scripting language, server side scripting, client side scripting language: No. You might be able to do that in Javascript but not in Coldfusion. CF is a SERVER side scripting language which means it has to go to the server for anything to happen. Thus you must submit the form for the contents to be saved. What you could do is have...

ColdFusion Programming: Query String Length in CF8, browser issue, query string
browser issue, query string, query strings: Having said that the url query string limits are not server related, what I meant to say was that it wasn t Coldfusion server related. The only CFIDE setting for form data is a POST size limitation defaulted to 100 mb that you can alter, but that is all. ...

ColdFusion Programming: Download a pdf file, Coldfusion, html
Coldfusion, html, PDF: Coldfusion has some powerful PDF functions but how one goes about placing a link to a ready-made PDF file for download is still the same with HTML. It s HTML that provides the functionality to links and downloads, Coldfusion is the engine behind the HTML....

ColdFusion Programming: pdf file access, pdf link
pdf link: The fact you mention logs in leads me to believe your site or application is member-based, i.e. already has a log in feature. I would then assume you simply place the pdf link on a protected page. Otherwise your question is very general and depends deeply...

ColdFusion Programming: javascript in coldfusion, href tag, cold fusion
href tag, cold fusion, target: Your question isn t clear. A link is a link, you click a link in form A that opens form B by simply using an html a href tag with a target= _blank property. That has nothing to do with CF. Am I misunderstanding your issue here? This is simple HTML...

ColdFusion Programming: Cold Fusion Help, cold fusion web, database link
cold fusion web, database link, word templates: It is very simple actually. Get CF9 up and running, create your database link and DSN, then put the script on the server. See if it works. If not, see what the errors are and change the code to fix them. CF9 has some enhancements you might want to incorporate....

ColdFusion Programming: Listing the words from a block of text, pen and paper, delimiter
pen and paper, delimiter, paragraph: Aloha, You have the right idea. Basically for this type of problem you need to think how you would do it with a pen and paper. More than likely you would start at the beginning and list unique words. When you hit a non-unique word you would put a mark next...

ColdFusion Programming: A computer mystery, hard drive failure, beginning dump of physical memory
hard drive failure, beginning dump of physical memory, dump of physical memory: Aloha, The first part is called the blue screen of death for obvious reasons. Rebooting is your only recourse. Only super geeks understand what the dump means. I think the answer would be obvious to this one. You have pretty much solved it on your own....

ColdFusion Programming: Extract data from webpage, pain in the butt, cfhttp
pain in the butt, cfhttp, vb program: First thing I ask about this situation is why? Why not deal with the data online since you have a database already up there? There are 3 ways of doing what you want. First is to write an exe file that does all this. Could be in vb or whatever. Pain in the...

ColdFusion Programming: "how I can send a coldfusion variable to javascript"?, url query string, javascript variable
url query string, javascript variable, cf: You can not do it directly. Javascript is a client based script (ie browser) while ColdFusion is a server based script. So to send a javascript variable to ColdFusion you have to put it in the URL Query string and send it to the server where CF can read it....

ColdFusion Programming: ASP to Cold Fusion, cold fusion, data structures
cold fusion, data structures, functionality: Hi Sharod. Like you, I am much more familiar with ColdFusion than ASP. As far as I am aware, there are no products that can convert ASP to CF. The only way to really do it would be to re-write the code in ColdFusion so you can have the same functionality....

ColdFusion Programming: basic interactivity, active server pages, unix host
active server pages, unix host, unix box: If your client values your work, be honest and tell them that you don t know cgi and would need to switch their site to an NT host. You can also sub this work out if you think it s in their budget (and yours). There really isn t an alternative unless you know...

ColdFusion Programming: CF Sorting, harish, column name
harish, column name, column header: Hello Harish Here is what I would do. At the top of your page, set a variable that looks for something to sort something like the following: cfif NOT ParameterExists url.SortBy cfset SortBy = default /cfif make your default the option...

ColdFusion Programming: CFCHART, programmer, dozens
programmer, dozens, math: Aloha, That is just a matter of math really. Do some calculations and show the answers in your CFCHART. If you want somebody to write the whole thing for you, that will cost money and I recommend going to http://www.getafreelancer.com/affiliates/Dinghus/...

ColdFusion Programming: CFFTP and FORM BROWSE OPTION, cfftp tag, cffile
cfftp tag, cffile, coldfusion server: John, Sorry for the delay in getting back to you on this question. What you re trying to do will not work. You use the CFFTP tag to move files between a ColdFusion server and an FTP server. The CFFTP tag cannot move files between a ColdFusion server...

ColdFusion Programming: CFPARAM help?, cfhttp, scrapes
cfhttp, scrapes, closing date: Hi Here is the sample code read the file and store in CFParam !--- This shows how to write, read, update, and delete a file using CFFILE --- This is a view-only example. !--- cfif IsDefined( form.formsubmit ) is Yes !--- form has been...

ColdFusion Programming: Cold Fusion Job in NY, cold fusion developer, coldfusion forums
cold fusion developer, coldfusion forums, cf forum: There are so many places that you can advertise. You can search for coldfusion forums, most have a place to put ads for free. Even go to the Adobe CF forum and put it there. Other places are places like Monster.com. Or you can go to the Freelance boards...

ColdFusion Programming: Cold Fusion and Verity, verity collection, verity search
verity collection, verity search, folder levels: This is a good one. I m thinking you should just put all your data into an array or somesuch that you can sort on. Might be the easiest way. Another way that will probably be slower would be to loop over the verity results with the com object results,...

ColdFusion Programming: Coldfusion 5.0, hemmings motor news, macmillan computer publishing
hemmings motor news, macmillan computer publishing, greg norman interactive: I ll try to address your questions in order. A) Though I don t have a crystal ball and a magic 8-ball doesn t count, I am confident that ColdFusion will continue to be a viable language to work in. I say this for a couple of reasons: 1) IBM, Sun,...

ColdFusion Programming: Coldfusion and Javascript, select statement, javascript function
select statement, javascript function, unique names: Aloha, It appears the problem is you are not surrounding the whole thing in CFOUTPUT tags. If you don t enclose the #currentrow# in CFOUTPUT it will just be passed as is. Another possible problem is that if you are doing a query and then cfouput...

ColdFusion Programming: Confirm function, cfset, page source
cfset, page source, missing something: My apologies. This just showed up in my queue. If you are still working on this, then try checking the value of CheckSendASN Right after the cfset CheckSendASN ... put in something like !-- #CheckSendASN# -- Then view the page source and...

ColdFusion Programming: cfchart null errors, aloha one, quick reply
aloha one, quick reply, time values: I apologize for taking so long to get back to you. I hadn t seen your reply. Anyway, remove the * and try just the IIF statement and see what you get. If that works, then try listing each field seperately in the SELECT statement. When doing something...

ColdFusion Programming: cfchart, coldfusion mx, axis
coldfusion mx, axis, graphs: Vincent, You can do the charting with CFCHART... each data series would have a CFCHARTSERIES tag and nested CFCHARTDATA... like this: cfchart cfchartseries cfchartdata cfchartdata /cfchartseries cfchartseries cfchartdata ...

ColdFusion Programming: cfoutput group, coldfusion, blah
coldfusion, blah: Aloha, With ColdFusion you can not have a cfoutput nested inside another cfoutput, therefore the solution to your problem is either to have one encompassing cfoutput or 2 smaller cfoutputs. EX: cfoutput cfloop ... #output a# #output b# /cfloop...

ColdFusion Programming: cold fusion vs asp, cold fusion studio, asp objects
cold fusion studio, asp objects, database experience: Laurie, You re in luck! Yes you can redo all the pages in asp but unless you re VERY familiar with the lingo, it would take too much time. Much better to continue using CF. It is EXTREMELY easy to learn and the front ends you mention (especially DW) make...

ColdFusion Programming: cold fusion, basic web design, powerful scripting language
basic web design, powerful scripting language, asp jsp: Yes, ColdFusion is worth it. Especially if you get into MX7. Very powerful combined with Flash. When you get a host or a test server you can use, make sure it has Flash remoting to get the full power of both working for you. Flash ActionScript is the...

ColdFusion Programming: coldfusion mx, coldfusion mx, microsoft platform
coldfusion mx, microsoft platform, cold fusion: Hi Sorry for the delay. There are 2 type of way you can go one is Microsoft platform based softwares like ASP.NET, Coldfusion etc.. another one is Java.. you can work on pure java based application. If you want to know about coldfusion, goto the following...

ColdFusion Programming: coldfusion vs. websphere and ..., websphere ibm, db engine
websphere ibm, db engine, server engine: hi thomas nice question!, For your info i was also long time PB/sybase developer. I moved to web 2 years back. I am not able to find any difficulity in my starting stage. I can give more infor about Coldfusion, but I heard about websphere but i havn...

ColdFusion Programming: coldfusion, mime attachment, cmail
mime attachment, cmail, input field: Hi Mike. In short, you can t do what you want do. Unfourtunatley, Cold Fusion does not allow you to retrieve a file from a remote (users) system. I guess the potential fo rabuse was to great. What you will have to do, is have a specified temp upload...

ColdFusion Programming: confimation window flash form - coldfusion, javascript code, pop up window
javascript code, pop up window, prob: Hi You can use javascript confirm method to get confirmation from the user to delete something like this script type= text/javascript !-- function confirmation() { var answer = confirm( Leave tizag.com? ) if (answer){ //script for YES ...

ColdFusion Programming: Database Handling Problem, database administration system, ms access 97
database administration system, ms access 97, cfinsert: hi anytime you contact me. you can insert the records from two database using like this: Insert into db1.table1(field1, field2) (select db2.table2(field1, field2) this will insert between 2 database. I havn t developed much application using...

ColdFusion Programming: Display an array element, array element, aa bb
array element, aa bb, empty elements: First, why would an array element be empty? If this is the only data in the array then there should be no empty elements. BUT, be that as it may, you can check by using cfif myArrayList[i] IS The next question is, why do you want to change it...

ColdFusion Programming: Display drop down box label, application variable, database group
application variable, database group, group id: There are a couple of ways of doing this. One way is to store the structure in a application variable and that way you can just pull the data from that. cfoutput #aplication.appStructure.IDfromDropDownBox# /cfoutput You could also requery to get...

ColdFusion Programming: more on database connectivity, microsoft sql 2000, ms sql server 2000
microsoft sql 2000, ms sql server 2000, data source name: Laurie, Here s your dilemma as I see it: You need to have access to that database file in one of two ways; 1) the db file resides on your physical directory structure, 2) the db file resides on a server that you can map a UNC path to (\servernamedirectoryfile)....

ColdFusion Programming: more database questions, ms access database, ms sql server
ms access database, ms sql server, coldfusion server: Laurie, 1) Most hosting companies will not do this for you. 2) You can schedule the CFFTP templates to run from your own CF Server for the download of the flat files, run the conversion job and then upload the new db to your site. (three seperate scheduled...

ColdFusion Programming: database report generator, report generators, lotus 123
report generators, lotus 123, generator programs: Since this is under ColdFusion Programming, let me answer it in that context. I don t know of any simple report generators that will work with Lotus 123. That being said, I think your best bet is to convert the files to Access and run reports off of...

ColdFusion Programming: How to dynamically retain values for multiple checkboxes with same name, don hammond, radio group
don hammond, radio group, reloads: Ahhh. The problem is that if you name a group of checkboxes the same thing, then it is only going to see 1 of them. So what you have to do is make a radio group instead with multiple selection allowed. Each selection must be an individual entity or CF...

ColdFusion Programming: Export to Excel using Coldfusion, srini, numeric fields
srini, numeric fields, exchange index: hi Did you try any Custom Tags to export properly... The one I was using is CFX_EXCEL Here is the URL you can download from Macromedia site for free. http://www.macromedia.com/cfusion/exchange/index.cfm?view=sn131&extID=1000213#loc=en_us&view=sn131&extID=1000213&viewName=ColdFusion%20Extension&avm=1...

ColdFusion Programming: Flash Action Script, flash action script, njsurfer
flash action script, njsurfer, macromedia developer: Aloha, I do a lot of learning simply by doing. But for books I prefer either O Reilly or Sam s. They are usually the best. The Macromedia Developer tutorials and forums can be a wealth of information too. Action Script is not that hard really. The...

ColdFusion Programming: Formatting in Coldfusion, ms publisher 98, acess 2000
ms publisher 98, acess 2000, lengthy descriptions: Hi Jason, The only way to retain your formatting in access is to include the html code you want. Cold fusion it self cannot format your data, you will have to format everything using using html, xml, or css. Luckily, ColdFusion does have a desgin view,...

ColdFusion Programming: CF Sorting, default sort, asc
ColdFusion Programming: CF Sorting, default sort, asc, desc

ColdFusion Programming: cfchart, axis
ColdFusion Programming: cfchart, axis

ColdFusion Programming: Display an array element, array element, array elements
ColdFusion Programming: Display an array element, array element, array elements, csv file

ColdFusion Programming: Selecting a value in a select box, match
ColdFusion Programming: Selecting a value in a select box, match

ColdFusion Programming: Thaks for the reply.let..., fancy styles, ms access
fancy styles, ms access, landscape: Okay, I think I get it. The best way to do this is to output the results of your query in a plain text format. This means no fancy styles or anything, just plain text. Then you can either use your print function on the browser or use JavaScript to print...

ColdFusion Programming: Hyperlink to a PDF File, hyperlink field, open pdf
hyperlink field, open pdf, access database: You create the hyperlink just as you would any other link. Let s say you have a query like this: cfquery name= getLink datasource= myDB SELECT pdfLink FROM myTable /cfquery Then you would code it in CF like: cfoutput a href= #getLink.pdfLink#...

ColdFusion Programming: hardware profiles, server setup.. more, gig drives, hardware profiles
gig drives, hardware profiles, dual monitors: My recommendation is to manually turn services on or off when needed. Since IIS is only a single service and CF comprised of three right next to each other, this might be easier than trying to configure separate profiles. Don t use Microsoft backup. Use...

ColdFusion Programming: Links Problems..., religion buddhist, hi chris
religion buddhist, hi chris, login code: Hello again, Mermiad. Well, for your login, here is what i would do. After all your login code, do this: If the login is succesful cflocation url=success.cfm addtoken=yes if the login is unsuccesful, do this: cflocation url=login.cfm?try=failed...

ColdFusion Programming: Logout, good bye message, mermaid
good bye message, mermaid, logout: hi welcome back... hope you are storing username in the session. if so then in everypage you check whether username exists or not. if somebody logout clear the session, so when they try to click back button system will check for username from the session...

ColdFusion Programming: login, session variables, client variables
session variables, client variables, application variables: hi Here is the tech guide about using session variables and its property in CFM... regds Srini The standard variables used in ColdFusion can be only transferred or sent to the next page before it is necessary to restate the variable. In some...

ColdFusion Programming: Market for Cold Fusion, coldfusion developer, macromedia training
coldfusion developer, macromedia training, developer position: I think that the job market is currently down for all IT people. There are ColdFusion jobs available and almost every web developer position lists ColdFusion knowledge as an asset. ColdFusion is very easy to learn because it s a tag-based language much...

ColdFusion Programming: Open Excel Directly instead of in IE, coldfusion forums, excel sheet
coldfusion forums, excel sheet, adobe website: Aloha, This is a rather complicated procedure and requires knowledge beyond ColdFusion. To do it, you have to open an EXCEL object and populate it with the data. It can be done, but you have to understand how to open objects like this. You should probably...

ColdFusion Programming: Ordering a Query result, query result, sql query
query result, sql query, primary key: Aloha, use the ORDER BY command in your SQL query. SELECT * FROM myTable ORDER BY primaryKey DESC DESC tells it to go in DESCENDING order. I apologize for this being late, I submitted it once but it appears not to have gone through the first time...

ColdFusion Programming: Problems with data retrieving, digits number, input type text
digits number, input type text, 6 digits: hi welcome back.... I ll edit the displaying area try to do like this cfoutput query = GetRecord Identity Card Numbers: input type= text name= stu_ic value= #mid(GetRecord.stu_ic,1,7)# size= 6 maxlength= 6 INPUT TYPE= text NAME=...

ColdFusion Programming: Problems with database, database administration system, ms access 97
database administration system, ms access 97, cfinsert: Hi, Mermaid. What I would do is this: Set up two tables in the same database. Say the database is called Students. Inside this databse, you have two tables. I would call them tblRegisteredStudents and tblNewStudents. In both tables, have the fields...

ColdFusion Programming: page won`t reload with saved changes, ms personal web server, personal web server
ms personal web server, personal web server, dev directories: Do you have marcomedia dreamwever installed? Dreamweaver can integrate with Cold Fusion to enable a check in check out method of source control. You must check in anything before the changes will show. I believe microsoft source safe does the same. If...

ColdFusion Programming: part time jobs, part time jobs, computer programing
part time jobs, computer programing, engineering student: Aloha, The best thing you can do is sign up as a Freelance worker. What you do is sign up at a freelance site, post your skills, search through the posted jobs, and then bid on them. You MUST bid tho. No bids, no jobs. There are thousands of jobs and...

ColdFusion Programming: Ref: question databases, database design for mere mortals, program databases
database design for mere mortals, program databases, mahabir: 1 - This is a highly involved question that goes way beyond what can be written here. Entire books have been written on this topic. In a nutshell, however, it involves deciding what information you need stored and organizing it in a logical manner into tables...

ColdFusion Programming: Remote database UPDATE, sql update command, hockey pool
sql update command, hockey pool, wddx packet: Hi Tim. This is a pretty difficult thing to do, as updating a datasource across domains is something that is usually not allowed, for security reasons. It would probably be easier to just make the changes to your local database, then upload it to the...

ColdFusion Programming: Retaining line breaks, ms access database, textarea tag
ms access database, textarea tag, regular expression: Liam, I might suggest that you incorporate a bit of a WYSIWYG type of text editing tool into your form. There are several free items out there and others that are quite reasonably priced. The other thing that you can do it to use a regular expression...

ColdFusion Programming: S.o.S, maximum records, phone number fax
maximum records, phone number fax, sql statements: Hello, Saman. In answer to your first question, the easiest way to match a string that contains SW1 is to put WHERE Post_Code like $#form.search#$ or Address_line_2 like $#form. search#$ or Address_line_3 like $#form. search#$ The % symbol...

ColdFusion Programming: Selecting a value in a select box, list of states, dropdown list
list of states, dropdown list, drop down list: Okay, let me see if I got this. A person goes in to edit some information. The ID of the info gets passed to the edit page, which runs a query to populate the form. There is a dropdown list that is populated from a table such as a list of states for example....

ColdFusion Programming: Session and Client Variables, client variables, session variables
client variables, session variables, server variables: Hi Terry. In respose to your question: It depends. If you want to build an e commerce site, you can use either session or client variables. You can also use both. For example, if you want to do a shopping cart, the ideal for that would be session variables....

ColdFusion Programming: SQL special characters, coldfusion mx, regular expression
coldfusion mx, regular expression, cold fusion: Todd, You ll need to escape the ampersand and apostrophe characters prior to doing the insert statement. You can do this with a simple regular expression. cfset mynewvar=REReplace(form.original_var, , , All (the code above replaces the apostrophe...

ColdFusion Programming: Strange error, odbc data source, ms access 2000
odbc data source, ms access 2000, coldfusion express: THis error could mean a few things. 1. the datasource wasn t created or was done improperly 2. the web server where the dsn was created can t reach the database if on another server...network problem 3. the database was renamed and the dsn wasn t updated...

ColdFusion Programming: Template Changes, voters list, template changes
voters list, template changes, len: You need to check what browser Dreamweaver is using to do the preview. I ve moved back from CSS positioning for the reason you are running into. It is too hard to make pages look and act the same for all browsers. Tables are easier and more reliable. ...

ColdFusion Programming: Updating checkboxes, check boxes, cfif
check boxes, cfif, attribute: Hi Laura. Yep, you could do that. What would probably work better (and what I usuallly do) is something like this: cfset foo = TRUE input type=checkbox value=foo name=foobox cfif foo EQ TRUE checked /cfif you can pair this with a query,...

ColdFusion Programming: Using Confirm with CFINCLUDE, cfif tag, url parameters
cfif tag, url parameters, mypage: Aloha, It sounds like you will need to do some heavy duty JavaScript on this one or do some URL parameters work. What you could do is place the CFINCLUDE inside a CFIF tag that looks at a URL variable to determine if the CFINCLUDE is added in or not. ...

ColdFusion Programming: update database on browser close, question sir, thigs
question sir, thigs, immediatley: hi was busy with new job hence the delay.. you can try to create a javascript function something like this function calllogoff() { location.href= logoff.cfm } in body call the javascript like thigs body unload= calllogoff it s really...

ColdFusion Programming: updating a remote database, database offline, cold fusion
database offline, cold fusion, sick days: No, they don t have to be the same. You would have to be able to import the table tho. The problem being that you can t just import or even copy 1 column at a time. You have to do entire tables. Thus the incoming table must be a clone of the target table with...

ColdFusion Programming: using graphics as dynamic links?, organizational hierarchy, lastnames
organizational hierarchy, lastnames, primary key: Hi Amanda, It s actually better to use the primary key (the id field) because the database searches through this MUCH faster. If you insist on using the lastname, make sure you create an index on the column in the database. It seems to me that you are...

ColdFusion Programming: Valid path for Database, microsoft access driver, odbc microsoft access driver
microsoft access driver, odbc microsoft access driver, error executing database query: Aloha Sarah, with ColdFusion you do not use the full path normally. Instead you use the DSN ie the NAME of the database that was set up in the CFAdmin. So if you set the path to your db and name it myDB then in CF you would address it like this: cfquery...

ColdFusion Programming: variables, coldfusion server, session variables
coldfusion server, session variables, default expiration: Alvin, The session variables are not deleted because ColdFusion does not set them to expire upon the end of the session. Here s what you can do though. ColdFusion sets two cookies on the client machine called CFID and CFTOKEN to maintain a session....

ColdFusion Programming: view table, coldfusion administrator, dsn
coldfusion administrator, dsn, adobe: To view the contents of a table you need to first create the DSN for the database in the ColdFusion administrator (if you have access otherwise your host has to do it). Then you just need to run a query on the db to get the information out. EXAMPLE: ...

ColdFusion Programming: IT, microsoft access database, cold fusion
microsoft access database, cold fusion, request data: What it means is that the server has not been told where to find the database. The server has a DSN record which tells it where to find the database. The system administrator has to set this up. Maybe your hosting service has a control panel where you can...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1 cent Jennings Slot Machine internals, e mail address, machine nuts
e mail address, machine nuts, jennings slot machine: Hi Jeff, First off there are many different types of Jennings Mechanisms for the different lines of slots Jennings made. If we could identify yours it would help. If you could e-mail me a photo, I would love to see it or send me one? My e-mail address is jackpot7@ix.netcom.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 100 year old rocker repair, drywall screws, wood screws
drywall screws, wood screws, oak rocker: Hi Maud So nice to hear from you. I have repaired a few of these old rockers in my time, and my experience is they should be well secured so they don t flex at all. All loose parts should be glued, and suitable screws applied where there were screws before...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 100 years old sewing machine, clydebank scotland, sewing machines
clydebank scotland, sewing machines, sewing machine: Hello, You seem to have found quite a bit of information on your machine by knowing the model and serial number and when it was manufactured - good work. As to value -- without physically seeing your machine and noting it s condition etc. it is impossible...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 150 yr old trunk, leather store, leather care
leather store, leather care, flake: Hi Betty Nice to hear from you. Betty they make a special lotion for leather to keep it supple. I would try the hardware, or perhaps a leather store. It was recommended that we care for our leather by using this twice a year on the Antiques road show...now...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1700 pewter mug, pewter tankard, pewter mug
pewter tankard, pewter mug, mike monaghan: - Yes, everything was apparently looted by uncles in WW2, or it was granny s granny s piece, or whatever. The late 19th and early 20th century saw vast numbers of reproductions of this type of object made. My specialism is British pewter, so not sure...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 17th Century Pewter Tankard, pewter tankard, auction house
pewter tankard, auction house, hallmarks: - Well, someone has allowed their imagination to run away with them. This piece was made in the first half of the 20th century. If of the suggested date, it would be one of only 3 or 4 known examples, and would be valued around $40,000 US. As it is, the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1800's rocking chair, mint condition, fred taylor
mint condition, fred taylor, jpg files: Cynthia - The term 1800s covers an awful lot of territory. When someone uses that term it usually means they don t know how old it really is. If you can send me some photos of the chair I will be happy to tell you what I can. You can send clear photos to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1800's wooden needle, pam palmer, tatting shuttles
pam palmer, tatting shuttles, american collectors: Hello Cindy. Your item looks similar to some tatting shuttles found in both Tatting Shuttles, Related Tools and Accessories by Pam Palmer and Tatting Shuttles of American Collectors by Heidi Nakayama. Your item actually look more like an industrial shuttle...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1830 FEDERAL HITCHCOCK SIDE CHAIRS, touch ups, restorer
touch ups, restorer, stenciling: Hello Sandra So nice to hear from someone from LA. I am in Canada, and would have no way of knowing who in your area would do this repair. I suggest that you take your chairs to a reputable restorer. Have a good look at the quality of their work before...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1841 breadspread, john w heisey, checklist of american coverlet weavers
john w heisey, checklist of american coverlet weavers, woven coverlets: Liz, Sounds like you have a Jacquard Coverlet. Is it made in 2 section and sewn down the middle? If so you do although some later ones were made in one piece. These were made on Jacquard looms which had a kind of computerized system to make the designs....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1847 Rogers Bros. Ambassador, 1847 rogers bros, google
1847 rogers bros, google, issue date: Check out vintage silverware replacement services on the internet. These folks deal in selling silverware by the piece to folks who need to replace pieces missing in their service. You can find many by searching google for 1847 Rogers Ambassador replacement...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1850 corn sheller, american antique furniture, corn sheller
american antique furniture, corn sheller, mr taylor: Thank you for your recent inquiry to Mr. Taylor on “All Experts.” Unfortunately Mr. Taylor has been called out of town on an emergency and will not return for about a week. Thank you for your patience. Mr. Taylor will be in touch as soon as he returns. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1867, manhole cover, city of holland
manhole cover, city of holland, antique antiques: While that is technically an antique (antiques are defined as 100 years or older), I am not aware of collectors of the actual covers. There must be some. I do know that there are many people who collect photos of manhole covers - old, or interesting worldwide....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1876 Roll Top Desk and Secretary - American, roll top desk, century furniture
roll top desk, century furniture, fred taylor: Mary - I really can t help you without seeing a photo of the piece. There are just too many variables such as size, design, wood, workmanship, conditon, etc. I suggest you consult an auctioneer in your area who regularly sells 19th century furniture. I would...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1881 Patent sewing tool, sewing tool, sewing material
sewing tool, sewing material, metal braces: Melody - is there any way you can send me a digital picture? If so, send to bacchino@twcny.rr.com. If there is a patent number, you can search to find out what the intended use was. Without a picture, I m really not sure what you are describing. Bar...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1890's box, cheast, khul
cheast, khul, piece of furniture: Matt - The name Jachul Khul does not appear in any of my reference material. If you can send me some photos of the piece I will be happy to tell you anything I can, provided the piece is actually a piece of furniture and not a shipping or packing crate. Send...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1893 Ticket Booth from Columbian Expo, world columbian exposition, columbian exposition of 1893
world columbian exposition, columbian exposition of 1893, libby glass: Hi Bill Nice to hear from you. What an interesting item this is. My advice would be to get a local appraiser to do this. That is the only way I know to find a value. And one wonders if this should be in a museum exhibit. Very interesting as I ll bet...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1894 Winchester 30-30, butt plate, carbines
butt plate, carbines, trappers: Average common rifle $400-$500. But there are lots of features (butt plate type,forend caps), barrel lenths (14-26 inches), models (carbines, Trappers and so forth), weight, extra features, etc, and condition. They sell for $250 junk to $10,000 mint new...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1896 Emerson piano -- how to describe?, pierce piano atlas, patent dates
pierce piano atlas, patent dates, piano stool: Marci – Thanks for the great pictures. According to the Pierce Piano Atlas (the bible on the subject) your Emerson with serial number 94312 was made in 1909. The overall style of the piano is an assemblage of several things, as was common in the early century....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1896 wernicke elastic bookcase, personal property appraiser, globe wernicke
personal property appraiser, globe wernicke, patent infringement: Taylor – Otto Wernicke established his business in Minneapolis in 1893 and moved to Grand Rapids in 1897. He obtained a patent for the elastic bookcase while still in Minneapolis. In 1905 Wernicke co founded the Globe-Wernicke Company in Cincinnati to manufacture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1898 Pelouze Postal Scale, pelouze postal scale, pelouze scales
pelouze postal scale, pelouze scales, pelouze scale: Hi Steve, W. N. Pelouze had several patents before he started his Pelouze Scale and Manufacturing Company in Chicago around 1903. The company website www.Pelouze.com states Since 1894 Pelouze has been recognized throughout the world as the leading manufacturer...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 18th Century English Pewter, hms rodney, gravy boats
hms rodney, gravy boats, hms eagle: - Dan, Most of the pewter supplied to Marshall Fields came from Richard Mundey, a major pewter dealer in London in the middle of the 20th century. The labels you have will probably be typed on brown luggage tags, using a combination of red and black...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 18th Century Pewter Charger by Robert Jofe, musket ball, christmas bazaar
musket ball, christmas bazaar, english ancestry: - No more to say really. Jupe was made free of the Worshipful Company of Pewterers of London in 1704 ( leave to strike his touch), as were most pewterers working in London, and served as Master of the Company in 1737. LTP = London touchplate, the sheets...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 18th century gas machine?, historic preservation commission, typewriter collector
historic preservation commission, typewriter collector, sky views: Hello. I m not familiar with it. Can you send pictures? I am a member of the Township Historic Preservation Commission. It s possible that is something we can salvage and put on display. -- Jay Respler ADVANCED BUSINESS MACHINES CO. 732-431-1464...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1904 record cylinder, phonograph cylinders, wikipedia the free encyclopedia
phonograph cylinders, wikipedia the free encyclopedia, ebay: I don t personally know much about this but I did a little research for you and got some helpful information that I hope you can use. I would search the internet for Phonograph Cylinder and you should be able to get a lot more info! I looked on Ebay for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1906 thomasville china cabinet, china cabinet, happy holidays
china cabinet, happy holidays, thomasville: Hi Sandy Nice to hear from you. Less is best here Sandy. From your picture I see nothing significant that needs fixing and your cabinet should show its age. I hope I look as good at 101 LOL. Seriously all I would do is dab on a bit of stain to conceal...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1907 22 Caliper Rifle, butt plate, mass model
butt plate, mass model, number 80: Ray. There are two main models of pump Stevens rifle and neither is J929. That may be the serial number. If it has a round twenty inch blued barrel it is a Number 70, and if it has a twenty-four inch round barrel it is a Number 80. If it is in good condition,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1910 oak dresser, professional appraiser, fred taylor
professional appraiser, fred taylor, insurance company: Pat - Basically you will have to do what a professional appraiser does. You will need to find a comparable dresser that recently sold in your area, either at auction or at a store. It depends on the amount of money involved as to how much trouble you may want...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1912 adding machine, typewriter collector, info asap
typewriter collector, info asap, sky views: Hello. A lot more info is needed. What is brand and model? Condition? Does it have Owner manual and other paperwork? Can you send pictures of machine? Where are you located? -- Jay Respler ADVANCED BUSINESS MACHINES CO. 732-431-1464 1 - 7...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ?1913 Edison Victrola, edison victrola, age style
edison victrola, age style, mint condition: Germay - Your Edison will certainly have some value but that will depend on the age, style, wood and condition. You need to consult a local auctioneer to see what they sell for in your area. In good condition most Edisons sell in the $300 range. If you can...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1913 Winchester, winchester model 12 shotgun, winchester model 12
winchester model 12 shotgun, winchester model 12, action shotgun: The Winchester Model 12 shotgun is the first hammerless slide action shotgun. It is considered the perfect shotgun of its type, of which two million were made in many calibers and configurations between 1912 and 1980, when it went out of production. A well...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1918 quilt, fabric softener, baking soda
fabric softener, baking soda, handmade quilt: Terri, I m sure your quilt has value but without seeing it, I am unable to give you a value range. If it isn t dirty, don t wash it. There are lots of theories on how to get out musty smells. Washing is really the best method but there are others...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1920-1930;s mahagony table, colonial revival period, american manufactured furniture
colonial revival period, american manufactured furniture, schiffer books: Virginia - I used to own a dining table that had a leaf like that so I know exactly what you are talkng about. However, that feature generally showed up later than the 1920s, usually in the 30s and early 40s so the table may have been bought at a later date....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1925 happy Jap White vending machine co., peanut vendors, vending machine
peanut vendors, vending machine, nvc: Burt, Can you send me a picture of the machine? The Happy Jap was manufactured in the early 1900 s. A similar machine called the Smilin Sam was made in the 1930 s. Both machines are peanut vendors in the shape of a head. A picture would show me exactly...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1926 glass dish, early american pattern glass, american pattern glass
early american pattern glass, american pattern glass, iron molds: Sounds like you have a nice piece of Early American Pattern Glass (EAPG)! I ve seen a bowl similar to the one you are describing however, I have not been able to identify the manufacturer. In the 1820 s the American invention of a mechanical pressing machine...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1929 25cent coin operated slot machine, hi bob, slot machine
hi bob, slot machine, e mail: Hi Bob, Can you e-mail any photo s of your slot machine? My email address is jackpot7@ix.netcom.com Also where do you live, city and state as shipping can cost a bunch. If I know what you have maybe I can be of some help. Thank You Rodger Knutso...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1930/40 westinghouse ice box, colectors, writeing
colectors, writeing, ebay: Hi John, I thought about rejecting this question because it is out of my field but maybe I can give you another idea. Have you tried doing a search on ebay for items like yours?, try it and I bet you will find one like it there and you can see what...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1930's bedroom set, full size beds, queen mattress
full size beds, queen mattress, hollywood bed: Mary Ann - The best way to do that is by removing the wooden side rails and replacing them with metal rails that extend to accomodate the wider, longer queen mattress and will still hook right into the headboard and footboard. Here is the site for one product...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1930's Ed Roos Cedar Chest, ed roos cedar chest, hope chests
ed roos cedar chest, hope chests, antique section: Hi Carlene Nice to hear from you. Sorry for the delay in answering this but my internet was knocked out due to storms in our area. I am in Canada, and I can tell you that in my neck of the woods, these chests sell for 125.00 to 175.00 depending on condition....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1930's furniture, wood bottoms, orphan photos
wood bottoms, orphan photos, fred taylor: Chris - I will be happy to share any information I have if you can send me some photos of the set. Send photos as .jpg files to me at fmtaylor@aol.com. If you can send photos please attach a copy of your original question so I can match them up. I get a great...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1930's Quilt Top, google searches, vintage fabric
google searches, vintage fabric, flour sack: Jackie There are two schools of thought on the subject of quilting old tops. Some say it s OK others say not to do it. My personal thought is that a newly quilt old top becomes a new quilt and thus may actually loose value. If I were you, I d...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1939-1944? Daybed, mattress shop, custom mattress
mattress shop, custom mattress, metal beds: Faith - I am not familiar with the bed you describe. However, any custom mattress shop can make you a mattress to fit. Most custom made bedding is comparably priced or even cheaper than standard sizes. Metal beds as you describe were popular in the late 1920s...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1939/40 Lane Cedar Blanket Chest, walnut veneer, blanket chest
walnut veneer, blanket chest, freight damage: Hi Larry Nice to hear from you. So sorry this has happened to your cedar chest. You can contact Lane directly for some of the info you seek. http://www.lanefurniture.com/customer_care/FrequentlyAsked3.asp?number=33&LHF= I just had a look at the site and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1939 World's Fair plate, tall obelisk, google search
tall obelisk, google search, ebay: Check out ebay and do a google search and you will find worlds fair collectibles are every where. I sincerely doubt its worth over $100 but if you do the homework you may be able to find the exact plate for sale either on ebay or through an online dealer in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1940 encyclopedia set, american encyclopedia, 1940
american encyclopedia, 1940, mint: It has value on the used books market - its not an antique. The highest price I found for a fifteen book set was at alibris.com, $60. Here is the link. http://www.alibris.com/search/detail.cfm?S=R&bookbin=8721654527&bid=8721654527&siteID=xoZraCfY0Ik-DDJmKEVwhRsLuMy8W9c3Cw...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1941 BUCKLEY 5 CENT RACE HORSE GAMBLING MACHINE, grand ole opry, walter winchel
grand ole opry, walter winchel, wire reel: Hi Chad, GREAT GAME! I know the slot well, I worked on one. Value depending on condition is anywhere from about $800.00 to $1,400.00. If you want to email me at my email address, jackpot7@ix.netcom.com I will see what I have on it, and scan it for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1946 Mills, mail photo, wayne reed
mail photo, wayne reed, e mail: Hi Wayne, I am sure I can help you either on the phone or by sending you some information. Can you e-mail photo s? If so, send photo s of your mechanism out of the case and of the handle side, side front, side back. Also e-mail me at jackpot7@ix.netcom.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1946 Pace Comet Nickel Slot, juke boxes, antique slot machines
juke boxes, antique slot machines, portland shop: Hi Jim, That is the guy, and he is the one that I was told, that got a divorce and moved to las Vegas somewhere. Yes I do my own work and have a web site at http://www.coinslots.com I do have a job and can only work on these in my spare time. I fixed one...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1948 or 49 Lane Mahogney Hope Chest, lane chests, wood plainer
lane chests, wood plainer, great shape: Debbie - It depends on the style, configuration and wood. Plainer Lane chests sell for between $50 - $150. More elaborate ones sell for several hundred. If you can send me some photos I might be able to give you a better idea. Send photos to me as .jpg files...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1948 Chicago Coin "Crazy Ball", pinball machine, pinball machines
pinball machine, pinball machines, chicago coin: Hi Ted, Your 1948 Chicago Coin Crazy Ball was likely designed by Jerry Koci, one of the brilliant designers at that company. He was an innovator, and brought some of that talent to your game. The playfield of the game has a spinner that kicks the pinball...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1950's Childs Table & Chair set, chrome tables, two chairs
chrome tables, two chairs, table and chairs: Judee - I couldn t find any information on Allied Chair Corp. The big people s versions of the chrome dinette set are selling in the $400-$500 range at auction for a complete set. Your smaller set with two chairs would probably sell for around $150. You...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1950's Mahogany Bedroom Furniture, mahogany bedroom furniture, american antique furniture
mahogany bedroom furniture, american antique furniture, colonial revival: Susan – I can’t help you with your bedroom set. The style is much too modern for me. My area of expertise is limited to American antique furniture and your set is a little young yet. If it were a Colonial Revival reproduction set I could give you some history...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1950 magnavox stereo/radio console, american antique furniture, micromatic
american antique furniture, micromatic, high fidelity: Thank you for your recent inquiry to Mr. Taylor on “All Experts.” Unfortunately Mr. Taylor has been called out of town on an emergency and will not return for about a week. Thank you for your patience. Mr. Taylor will be in touch as soon as he returns. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1951 Seeburg Jukebox, seeburg jukebox, camouflage color
seeburg jukebox, camouflage color, veneer: Hi Armando, If you could do what you can to bring it back to it s orginal state, as it looked and should look like, will alwasy bring you the best price. Original is most always best. Could you email a photo of it? That would tell me more about it. If so;...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1960's Royal manual typewriter, typewriter collector, manual typewriter
typewriter collector, manual typewriter, sky views: Generally no. What is the model? To help ID it, can you send pictures? DO YOU HAVE THE OWNER MANUAL FOR IT? -- Jay Respler ADVANCED BUSINESS MACHINES CO. 732-431-1464 1 - 7 pm -- JRespler@superlink.net SKY VIEWS: http://uweb.superlink.net/jrespler...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1965 chicago coin top brass shuffle, pinball market, chicago coin
pinball market, chicago coin, bowling games: Hi Mckevin, thanks for your question. In 1965, Chicago Coin Machine-a division of Chicago Dynamic Industries was located at 1725 W. Diversey Blvd, in a single story building near the Chicago river. The company was started by the Gensburgs in the 1930 s to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1965 chicago coin top brass shuffle, luck chad, chicago coin
luck chad, chicago coin, top brass: Most of the shuffle games are worth $400-800 depending upon condition. The tricky part is finding a local buyer since they are so big and heavy to ship. The best option is to check with your local antique shops or malls. Hopefully, one of them will be able...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1965 dresser by Thomasville, thomasville, no doubt
thomasville, no doubt, kindest regards: Hi Ashley Nice to hear from you. Ashley this is a long way from being an antique....I m older than your dresser LOL But this dresser will be well made and certainly better than todays furniture. I see no reason anyone would put a bogus Thomasville stamp...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1965 spring rocking horse, spring rocking horse, carousel horses
spring rocking horse, carousel horses, wonder horse: Wonder Horses are generally not worth much. Most people who buy them remove them from the metal frames, drill a hole through the saddle, paint them and mount them on a wooden pole to make them into decorative carousel horses for the home. Five dollars...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): i have a 1967 thomasville..., american antique furniture, modern furniture
american antique furniture, modern furniture, fred taylor: Jeef - I am sure it is worth something but it is too new to be an antique or collectible. My area of expertise is limited to American antique furniture and I do not feel qualified to speak to the value of modern furniture. I suggest you speak to a local auctioneer...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1968 shuffle alley bowling machine, shuffle alley, alley bowling
shuffle alley, alley bowling, chemical stripper: Hi Jim Nice to hear from you. Jim please don t tamper with the finish on your bowling machine. Certainly not an antique yet but very collectable. Any value will be destroyed by doing this. Sorry :-), but why not enjoy it as it is? Regards Eileen ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1970 Thomasville Living Room Furniture, french provincial style, living room furniture
french provincial style, living room furniture, upholstery shops: Hi Terri Nice to hear from you. I am of the opinion that furniture made in the 70 s is superior in construction than todays. You obviously like this set very much and the wood is in great shape so why not get some quotes from local upholstery shops. Just...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1973 slot machine, e mail address, serial number tag
e mail address, serial number tag, shoreline washington: Hi Carrie, I see by now that you might not be able to send a photo. I know this line of models of the 989. I am not sure just which one you have but these were all mostly four reel games and used as progressives, like they would use these for giving...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 2 1/2Ft. by 1 3/4Ft. Wooden Horse Tricycle, iron wheels, rocking horses
iron wheels, rocking horses, rod iron: Feel free to send me a photo, but it sounds like you have one of the thousands of knock-offs produced in the Philippines by machine. Those three holes you refer to are holes that were made to hold the wood in the machine. You may see similar horses on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 2 chairs, orphan photos, rough shape
orphan photos, rough shape, fred taylor: Lu Anne - If you can provide me with some photos of the chairs I will be happy to help you. Send photos as .jpg files to me at fmtaylor@aol.com. If you can send photos please attach a copy of your original question so I can match them up. I get a great many...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): #2 detecto scale, webb city missouri, detecto scales
webb city missouri, detecto scales, butcher supply: Hi Terry, It most likely never had the brass 16 ounce beam and poise (sliding weight). This model scale came with and without the 16 ounce beam. It would originally would have had a set of weights but not having them doesn t detract from the value of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 2 Eye Cast Iron wood burning cook stove, cast iron wood burning cook stove, iron wood
cast iron wood burning cook stove, iron wood, model name: This is not an area I personally am involved with but here is a great list of resources and contacts that you can connect with, specialists in just this sort of thing, and this will alllow you to do the homework and get the answers you seek. For the list,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 2 Sewing machines, home sewing machines, home sewing machine
home sewing machines, home sewing machine, sewing machine manuals: Hello Andrea, I am sorry but as I have stated many times before, I am not an expert on domestic home sewing machines. But, if you view past questions and answers you will find that I have provided links to other websites that may be of interest to you. I...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 2-tiered round mahogany table, mahogany veneer, mahogany table
mahogany veneer, mahogany table, mfr name: Betty - Your table is called a dumbwaiter . The style is usually Chippendale and it is referred to as a piecrust table because of the edge around the tops. Tables like this have been built since the 18th century but most that are around today are American...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1885 wooden clothes rack, wooden slats, wet socks
wooden slats, wet socks, clothes rack: Hi Karen Nice to hear from you. Not sure I see an actual question here Karen, but I will comment anyway. I am very familiar with this type of rack. I am up in rural Canada and I wonder if this type of thing was more a country item and perhaps thats why...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 18th C Pewter Touchmarks, antique metalware, august weygang
antique metalware, august weygang, good library: - I can point you in the right direction. They are German marks (probably), the CGN being the maker s initials, 708 is probably 1708, being the date made free of the guild (possibly this is a son using his father s freedom date, given the date engraved,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1932 Gottlieb, pinball game, gambling device
pinball game, gambling device, strength test: Hi Devin, Your game is one of the first, but not THE first, pinball game produced by Gottlieb. Dave Gottlieb started as a route operator in Dallas,TX in the 1920 s. In 1927 he developed a small counter top coin-op strength test machine. In order to manufacture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1940 groetchen sparks trade stimulator?, trade stimulators, trade stimulator
trade stimulators, trade stimulator, gumballs: I am mainly a slot machine collector and don t really know anything about trade stimulators. I would recommend going to www.AntiqueSlotMachinePriceGuide.com and search for your machine. There are a lot of trade stimulators in the guide and you might be...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1940 groetchen sparks trade stimulator?, coinop machines, trade stimulators
coinop machines, trade stimulators, token vendors: Hi Priscilla, Groetchen was one one of the premier trade stimulator manufacturers. Richard Groetchen ran the company, which was actually a large machine/design shop. They did design and prototype work for many other companies, along with their production...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1940 groetchen sparks trade stimulator?, trade stimulator, gumballs
trade stimulator, gumballs, popular sports: Hi, Nice machine. I have tried researching but cannot find anyone else that can give more info. Only guess is distributor altered machine to more popular sports theme wherever he was located and could charge 5 cents per play rather than one cent. Sorry...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1940 groetchen sparks trade stimulator?, trade stimulator, gumballs
trade stimulator, gumballs, grandfathers: Priscilla, You are right it is a Groetchen Sparks from 1940. Most Sparks machines were manufactured with the cigarette theme. However, I ve seen several other configurations--beer, horses, fruit, numbers, and like your machine sports. It was common practice...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1977 Star Explorer pinball machine, pinball machine, accurate answer
pinball machine, accurate answer, pinballs: I m sorry, but this is not a coin operated game and so pricing this game is not in my area of expertise. The few examples of non coin pinballs that have shown up at various shows I ve been to sell for $200 or less. Perhaps you d get a more accurate answer...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 6 chairs and I don't know what to call them, cathryn peters, angora mn
cathryn peters, angora mn, wicker repair: Wally, What a lovely set of hand-caned chairs, how wonderful that these passed down in the family to you! Since you have a set of SIX, which is very hard to come by in this day-in-age, and if they are all in as good a condition as the one in the picture,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique English Marble Top Washstand, last move, excellent condition
last move, excellent condition, marble: Hi Julie Nice to hear from you. What a lovely piece. What a shame the marble was broken. In the right hands, marble can be fixed. Pretty costly I would imagine but I would check out the cost of replacement vs. a new top. Personally I would like the original...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sewing Tools, needlework tools, sewing tools
needlework tools, sewing tools, antique sewing: Hello Rosie, Thanks for the additional information. 1. The spinning top. If the spindle does not go down into the top then this item is not related to needlework. If it was a tape measure at one time (and I doubt it because the hole in the side of the barrel...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Automatic stores penny candy macine, penny candy, candy machine
penny candy, candy machine, reference books: Nathan I cannot find your machine in any of my reference books. However, it is very similar in design and style to a number of common bulk venders from the 40 s and 50 s. Similar machines on stands in good condition sell in the range of $150 to $500....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique buffet, antique buffet, family heirloom
antique buffet, family heirloom, veneer: Hi Holly Nice to hear from you. Holly you can t leave this alone if you ever hope to have it in your home. The type of damage you describe is very hard to repair. It sounds to me like the top is pretty well shot. This past summer I had a similar sounding...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique coin op,slots,tradestim,arcade, coke machine, iron machine
coke machine, iron machine, furniture glass: Hello, I would be happy to help. I am very knowledgeable in the coinop field. Chicago Show is still going on twice a year, and although not as good as it was at one time, I still go to every show. Please give me a call (630-408-8808) to discuss, and I will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique leviton lamps, gold coloring, general antiques
gold coloring, general antiques, bottom base: Hi, sorry for the delay. These lamps were popular from the late 40s and still produced in the 50s and 60s. with the shades and in working condition the are worth about $50 to $75 each. These style lamps are fairly common. What I mean is that most antique malls...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique rocker -- not sure what style?, platform rocker, auction sales
platform rocker, auction sales, rocking chairs: Hi Sarah Nice to hear from you. Sarah this is a very common type chair. Its called a platform rocker. The design came about many years ago in attempt to save wood floors and also solve the problem of rocking chairs moving across the floor when people used...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique vending machines, coin mech, vending machines
coin mech, vending machines, coin mechanism: Hi Howard, The Advance coin mechanism was used in products from a wide variety of companies, so based on what information you ve given me I can t tell you much. The patent date can be misleading as their coin mech was used for many years with that patent...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique wicker, antique wicker furniture, wicker repair
antique wicker furniture, wicker repair, heywood wakefield: Hello Vivian, You neglected to specify what era your Heywood-Wakefield pieces are from and what type of material they are made of. Do these pieces still have the manufacturer s label, is that how you know they are Heywood-Wakefield wicker pieces? Are they...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally slot machine, local auctions, shirley shirley
local auctions, shirley shirley, true age: Shirley: Those are neat machines when they are in good shape and working properly. Unfortunately, not many people collect them because they require electricity and they are huge and cost a fortune to ship. If you go to www.AntiqueSlotMachinePriceGuide.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bedroom oak bureau with mirror, split veneer, glue dries
split veneer, glue dries, mirror glass: Hi Mary Nice to hear from you. First we will talk about the split veneer. And I am so glad you know that all repairs must be made before the refinishing starts. First off, I want you to tip the dresser on its side..split side up. Then press the veneer...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Brass Gun Powder Pouch stamped James Dixon & Sons Sheffield, antique metalware, britannia metal
antique metalware, britannia metal, powder flask: - Dixons was a prolific manufactory of many kinds of base metalwares - mainly Britannia metal, silver plate, and silver, but also copper and brass items - based in Sheffield, England. The Sons suggests a date not earlier than about 1835. That form of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): betsy ross scissors, pair of scissors, betsy ross
pair of scissors, betsy ross, scissor: Hello Barbara. I m afraid I m not up on my scissors! There are a couple of books out dedicated just to them, but they might be hard to come by. Did you check your local library? If you are able to send me a digital picture of them, I ll pass it on to a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carousel horse and ostrich, marcus illions, coney island new york
marcus illions, coney island new york, carousel animals: Sarah, I can only see a picture of your horse. It s a very nice carving produced around 1912 by Marcus Illions of Coney Island New York. Illions figures are among the most popular due to their unique features. Yours is probably worth around $8,000...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Casters on antique dining room table, carpet squares, furniture craftsman
carpet squares, furniture craftsman, screw holes: Annie - A quick look at the bottom of the feet will tell whether the table ever had casters. You will see either a set of small screw holes where a plate was attached that held the caster or you will see a hole about 1/4 to 3/8in diameter where the shaft of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair and dresser, empire furniture, walnut veneer
empire furniture, walnut veneer, chifferobe: Laura - Sorry for your loss. I have never heard the term knee hole applied to a chair like that. Your press back side chair, made of quarter sawn white was made around the turn of the 20th century. In good condition it would sell at auction in the $100 range....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair period?, thomas chippendale, chippendale style
thomas chippendale, chippendale style, google search: Cynthia - That chair is actually a Chippendale style char and the cabriole legs and claw feet fit right in. The style of the back is called ribbon back, pretzel back or pierced ribbon back . Orignal ribbon backs were designed by Thomas Chippendale in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Child's Rocking Chair w/ wicker seat, cane webbing, sears catalog
cane webbing, sears catalog, wicker seat: Hello Vikki, What a darling little cane seat wooden rocker you have there! And it s nice to hear that it s a family heirloom. It looks to be made of oak and has what I think is a pressed cane or machine woven cane seat insert. But I can t be sure just looking...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Colonial Revival Syle Dining Table Circa 1890, colonial revival, mint condition
colonial revival, mint condition, fred taylor: Elizabeth - If you can send me some photos of the table I will be happy to tell you what I can. You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com. Please send the photos directly to me as .jpg files. DO NOT put them in an online...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carousel figure, wheel of fortune, photo bottom
wheel of fortune, photo bottom, sorry bruce: If it was on the set of wheel of fortune, chances are it was made for them. It looks like it s made of bronze? I can t tell the size of it from your photo. Bottom line is I have no idea what it s supposed to be or its value. I don t even have any place...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carousel lion, lion statue, carousel animal
lion statue, carousel animal, zubee: Considering this is a molded item and not a carved piece of art, I d say that the item is probably worth near what you paid for it. These are not real valuable because they re just machine made replicas. If the item was actually used on a carousel, it s...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chairs, two chairs, maurey
two chairs, maurey, fred taylor: Mike - Your swan arm lounge chair and footstool are from the Depression era of the 1930s to late 1940s. In its current condition the chair would sell at auction on the range of $50-$75. The other chair appears to be from the 1960s and no significant resale...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dayton Scale, international business machines, dayton scale
international business machines, dayton scale, business machines corporation: Hi Judy, The original color was the gold and this scale has never been repainted. Parts may be obtained from Bob at The Vintage Cash Register and Scale Co. His number is (818) 896-8539. He also restores scales. IBM was making scales as early as 1924 but...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): draw leaf table, colonial revival period, phoenix furniture co
colonial revival period, phoenix furniture co, apartment furniture: Karen - Your table is called a draw table. It was developed in Elizabethan times as one of the first forms of an extension table. The form pretty much died out after another hundred years until it was revived during the Colonial Revival period of American...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): duncan phyfe lamp table, duncan phyfe table, paint job
duncan phyfe table, paint job, lamp table: Hi Marylou Nice to hear from you. Certainly the paint can be removed and a new finish applied. Not sure though if you actually mean it has been repainted which indicates to me the piece was originally painted or you meant it has been painted over the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Eastlake Chair, deep groove, sheboygan area
deep groove, sheboygan area, american furniture: Barry – Your chairs are in fact in the style called Eastlake. Charles Locke Eastlake was an English designer and was one the founders of the Arts & Crafts movement. In his important book “Hints on Household Taste” published in 1868 he advocated the return...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ed Roos Co. Cedar Chest, blink of an eye, cedar chest
blink of an eye, cedar chest, locksmith: Hi Barb Nice to hear from you So sorry this has happened. My brother who was a locksmith for many years before his death always said this type of lock was never designed to keep a thief out. He could open these things in the blink of an eye. So I am telling...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Emerson Piano, pierce piano atlas, william emerson
pierce piano atlas, william emerson, player pianos: Hi Again Diane Fred Taylor from our site sent this info on your piano . The Emerson piano #93126 was made in 1909 according to the Pierce Piano Atlas. Good Luck with your repairs and thanks to Fred for this. Hi Diane Nice to hear from you. I found...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Emerson Piano, pierce piano atlas, music shelf
pierce piano atlas, music shelf, piano dealer: Rebecca - According to the Pierce Piano Atlas serial number 41839 was made by Emerson Piano Co in Boston between 1885 and 1890. Does that fit with the general style and look of the piano? If not that might not be the serial number. The serial number will be...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Farley & Loetscher, loetscher, fred taylor
loetscher, fred taylor, jpg files: Donna - Since I haven t seen your trunk I can t advise you on value. However, Farley & Loetscher was not known for making items that have retained much value beyond sentimental or utilitarian. Here is some history on the company. http://www.rootsweb.com/~iadubuqu/biographies/cloetscher.html...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Flip Lid Desk (are these antique), mahogany veneer, general antiques
mahogany veneer, general antiques, hidden spaces: LeAnn - I honestly don t think you could get more than $100 for either piece in their current condition. For pieces that are not antiqe yet like these two, condition is the most important issue. Thanks for writing. Fred Taylor www.furnituredetective.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Franklin Piano, pierce piano atlas, musical craftsmanship
pierce piano atlas, musical craftsmanship, grand pianos: Hi Again Diane Just recieved this info on your friends piano. Its from Fred Taylor on this site so you can depend on its accuracy. Eileen - You can go back to your reader and tell them the Franklin Piano #14211 was made in 1900 (Pierce Piano Atlas). Fred...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Child's Rocking Chair w/ wicker seat, rocking chair
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Child's Rocking Chair w/ wicker seat, rocking chair

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Eastlake Chair, drill holes, cedarworks
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Eastlake Chair, drill holes, cedarworks, scrap wood

Collectibles-General (Antiques): folk art/tramp art lamp value, grate, folk art
Collectibles-General (Antiques): folk art/tramp art lamp value, grate, folk art

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking horse
Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking horse

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vintage french bouillotte tole lamp, nice furniture, furniture store
Collectibles-General (Antiques): vintage french bouillotte tole lamp, nice furniture, furniture store, parents

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Watertown Table Slide Co., jim clifford, slide co
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Watertown Table Slide Co., jim clifford, slide co, watertown daily times

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker folding chair, european origin, willow
Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker folding chair, european origin, willow, india

Collectibles-General (Antiques): fall-front desk, circassian walnut, wall desks
circassian walnut, wall desks, pigeon holes: Peggy – While your desk has a resemblance to a plantation desk, it also closely resembles the 17th century version of a Spanish desk called a vargueno. Here is site with more on that. http://eronjohnsonantiques.com/dynapage/IP16631.htm. Sometimes desks of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): folk art/tramp art lamp value, tramp art, concrete type
tramp art, concrete type, antique auction: Hi, with this type of lamp it really depends on the market in which you are selling it to determine the value since it is one of a kind. Some people would find this lamp invaluable and would be willing to spend $300 - $400 for it. Others may laugh and maybe...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): German Coin Scale, german coin, ebay
german coin, ebay, thanks in advance: Hi Dick, These German balances sometimes turn up on Ebay. Without measurements we can t be sure if your box is smaller than most or not. One German coin scale box in our collection measures about 7 by 4 inches but they were made in many different sizes....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gum ball, gum ball, vending machine
gum ball, vending machine, gumball machines: Hello Mr. Carson, Unfortunately I am not well informed on new gumball machines, as I only deal with things that are 1950 s and earlier. If it is actually a commercial model, I would suggest looking in the Yellow Pages under Vending and someone there should...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): H.N. Thayer wicker doll carriage, wicker doll carriage, lloyd loom
wicker doll carriage, lloyd loom, doll carriages: Hi Wendy, Your paper fiber wicker doll carriage looks to be of good quality and is in excellent condition. It s from the late 1920s to the mid-1930s, so technically it s not an antique but rather a collectible. The paper fiber material used in weaving...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hanson Model 842 scale, hanson brothers, spring scale
hanson brothers, spring scale, retail value: Hi Cecil, The Hanson Brothers Model number 842 is a two revolution spring scale with an 8 diameter dial with a capacity of 34, 35, 36 or 38 pounds. It could be ordered from their 1930s catalog with a choice of 6 different hanging pans. These scales sold...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Heywood-Wakefield Children's Chairs, heywood wakefield, wakefiled
heywood wakefield, wakefiled, foot rail: Shanna - Your research on Heywood-Wakefield is right on. The model number label you found was used in conjunction with the wood grain label which was discontinued in 1939. Without a front end date the best you can say is the chairs were made between 1921 when...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hoosier Cabinet, hoosier cabinets, antique hoosier
hoosier cabinets, antique hoosier, hoosier cabinet: Joanne - The bible on the subject is the book Hoosier Cabinets by Philip D. Kennedy. I took a quick look through the book and did not find a model with exactly the door and drawer arrangement yours has but a closer look might reveal who made it and when....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): hydrangia lamp with pic this time, antique shop, hydrangea
antique shop, hydrangea, globes: Hi. I had a similar lamp a few years ago. Mine also had 3 small round flat platforms attached with onyx inserts. Mine was originally from Mexico because it was stamped under the onyx pieces. It was from the late 60s. If it wasn t so bulky I would have kept...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Irish Dresden Thimble, lace ribbon, christmas 1983
lace ribbon, christmas 1983, thimbles: Hello Amie. I m don t have much of an interest in contemporary thimbles, I do know that both thimbles that you describe are commonly found. Gish novelty thimbles are collectible and appear on ebay regularly. The same is true of your Dresden thimble. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): James Yates, james yates, antique metalware
james yates, antique metalware, successor firm: - Probably made by Gaskell & Chambers of Birmingham, England, around 1905. G&C took over a successor firm to James Yates, and used the trade name in their early years. 565 is a UV number (see the Verification Marks link on my website for more info),...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jukebox value, coin box, approximate value
coin box, approximate value, wooden frame: Dennis Your Seeburg juke is nicknamed the Trashcan. I can t put a value on it w/out seeing it but can tell you a large part of vintage jukebox value is in the restoration and playability. If you want to send me a picture I can give you a very rough ballpark....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): kiel 1/2 moon table, moon table, furniture co
moon table, furniture co, furntiure: Gina - Some Kiel furntiure is collectible only because of superior condition but the name Kiel itself is not the key. They were a medium grade maker. Your half moon shaped table is either an end table or a console table. Console tables were used in an entryway...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Looking for type of light I have?, glass pattern, glass lamp
glass pattern, glass lamp, milk glass: It is old but not really an antique. Patterned after earlier lamps, it is probably made in the 1960s. The glass pattern is called quilted which is a little harder to find than the traditional hobnail pattern. I would think it is worth about $75 to $85. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): laboratory scales by W A Webb, London, laboratory scales, glass case
laboratory scales, glass case, comcast: Hi Teresa, William A Webb was in business from 1895-1905 and was succeeded by W. A. Webb Ltd. from 1914-1933, in London. He was later succeeded by L Oertling, Ltd. This is all the historical info we have on this company. We would be better able to help...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lamp, pot metal, frankart
pot metal, frankart, typical art: Hi Tina, yes she is adorable. It looks like you could stick a cigarette in her mouth. I can t see the base from your picture. Is it just a head on a base? The metal is pot metal or smelter or spelter which are all the same. It was made during the typical art...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): a lamp i found a second hand shop., vintage brass, ebay
vintage brass, ebay, little finger: Hi, Hong Kong was occupied by England from 1842 until officially 1997, however after WWII they were basically not truly occupied. Anyway these lamps were made from the 1940s through the 70s. Yours is probably from the 40s. Unfortunately they are not as valuable...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lamp identification, lamp identification, diameter glass
lamp identification, diameter glass, marble base: Hi, it s older but not real old. I think it is a Steiffel brand. This style was generally produced anywhere from the 1940s through the early 70s and combined an antique look with more practicality and stronger lighting. It could also be a Rembrandt. Often...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lloyd loom furniture, lloyd loom furniture, cathryn peters
lloyd loom furniture, cathryn peters, angora mn: Hi Jacky, Does your chair only have the fabric on the back, or does it go all around the framework? Could you send a picture to me through AllExperts so I can take a look at it? Are you certain it s a Lloyd Loom? You re sure it s not just a wooden frame...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Museum quality, strange hats, frog feet
strange hats, frog feet, ivy design: Richard - If you can send me some photos of the cabinet I will be happy to tell you what I can. You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com. Please send the photos directly to me as .jpg files. DO NOT put them in an online...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): National Scale Co, chicopee falls, counting scales
chicopee falls, counting scales, bench scale: The National Scale Co of Cleveland, Ohio, Chicopee Falls & Springfield, Mass. built these scales in the early 1900s. They manufactured floor and bench top models of their interesting counting scales. These scales were based on Patent number 601881 of April...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): National Scale, novelty company, odd size
novelty company, odd size, locksmith: Hi Kevin We do not have any keys for your National scale. Do not drill out the lock. It is an odd size lock that is almost impossible to replace. Have a locksmith open it and make a key for it. I do have some parts for the scale. Let us know what you need....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Need help identifying a chair, quarter sawn white oak, arts and crafts period
quarter sawn white oak, arts and crafts period, mission furniture: Katherine - The chair definitely was not made by any of the Stickley clan (there were five brothers in the furntiure business) in any of their many furniture companies (more than five). However, it is from the Arts and Crafts period of the early 20th century,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nichols and Stone Rocker, colonial revival, vertical elements
colonial revival, vertical elements, philadelphia area: Mary - Your rocker is a Windsor rocker. Of course the definition of Windsor is that no vertical elements run continuously from top to bottom, everything terminates in the seat. It is a Colonial Revival reproduction based on Windsor chairs made in the Philadelphia...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Northwestern Morris, gumball machine, machine locks
gumball machine, machine locks, luck chad: The best source for gumball/peanut machine locks is: http://www.crowriver.com/ Click on the Gumball and Peanut Machine Parts tab. If you need help selecting the right lock just email Roger. His email address is at the bottom of the page. Feel free...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Furniture Cleaning, steel wool pad, deep fryer
steel wool pad, deep fryer, old furniture: Hi Catherine Nice to hear from you. The entire cupboard looks to be painted..correct? For this cleaning job I would use one of those heavy duty orange degreaser cleaners. Not the cheap stuff LOL Here is the one I use http://cleaningsupply.ca/chemicals_strippers.html...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oval Table Mystery Manufacturer, mahogany veneer, mahogany wood
mahogany veneer, mahogany wood, cocktail table: Joe - My area of expertise is limited to American antique furntiure and I do not have German manufacturer s reference material. The table appears to be from the 1950s or 1960s. You did not give the dimensions. A cocktail table or coffee table is around 18...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old furnitue, slide company, table slide
slide company, table slide, china cabinet: Tanya - The china cabinet is William and Mary style from the Depression era. If you can send me some photos of the entire set I will be happy to tell you what I can. You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com. Please send...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old sagina furniture, cathryn peters, angora mn
cathryn peters, angora mn, wicker furniture: Hi Diane, Off the top of my head Old Saginaw doesn t ring a bell as far as a wicker furniture company is concerned. And these would have been made at the very, very tail end of the wicker furniture industry as a whole. Customers sort of lost interest...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old vending machine, vending machine, exact machine
vending machine, exact machine, sets of keys: Hi, Can you possibly email a picture of the machine ? I know several people that have sets of keys but need to verify the exact machine. Or, take the machine to your local locksmith who should be able to pick the lock. I would not drill out the lock unless...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Penny Pack Cigarette Trade Stimulator, honest dealers, trade stimulator
honest dealers, trade stimulator, ebay: Pricing is very subjective. I don t collect these type of machines (I mainly collect machines that pay out in coins)so I really don t have a good idea of what it is worth. The price guide is good in that it gives you data for exactly what similar items...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pewter Tea Caddy or Tobacco Caddy, pewter alloy, antique metalware
pewter alloy, antique metalware, britannia metal: - Richard Ford Sturges was a Birmingham, England, maker of Britannia metal wares. BM is a pewter alloy formulated for fabrication (rolling, spinning, stamping, etc) rather than casting. He started out in partnership with his mother, Elizabeth, and continued...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Piano, approximate value, 43444
approximate value, 43444, fred taylor: Loreimy - The number 43444 was used by Kimball in 1895. The serial number will be embossed or engraved on the metal harp that holds the strings. The serial number will never appear on a label or stamped into the frame. Since condition is a major component...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): paint for horse, carousel horses, old paint
carousel horses, old paint, uv screen: First, fill the holes where the pegs for the springs are. Then prime the entire horse, sand lightly and prime again. I would use a good acrylic paint on the horse, then after the paint is dry, apply a sealer/finish with a UV screen so the sun won t fade...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter mug, antique metalware, william iv
antique metalware, william iv, wiv: - WIV is a capacity verification mark from the reign of William IV, so, if authentic, dating around 1835, but there are fake verification marks around. The piece sounds typical of the style of that period, but unmarked pieces were sometimes enhanced...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter shot glass, antique metalware, measures inspector
antique metalware, measures inspector, pewter mugs: - Well done on dating - you are about right. Gaskell & Chambers made many barfittings and related objects, including lots of pewter mugs and measures. This is a measure, rather than a shot glass, as it would not have been used for drinking. It is quite...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter tankard "the last drop", antique metalware, predecessor firm
antique metalware, predecessor firm, rampant lion: - These punning last drop mugs are giftware, made from the mid 20th Century onwards. Most were made in Sheffield. The marks on yours suggest it was made in London, by Englefields, but using marks of a predecessor firm from the late 18th Century. Please,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter tankards, antique metalware, storage bin
antique metalware, storage bin, auction house: - Twin acorn thumbpieces are found on a variety of types of European and British wares of various dates. However, the most common type seen today is reproduction ware. If the thumbpieces are single acorns rather than twin, they are definitely reproduction....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pre depression sofa, pullman cars, hog hair
pullman cars, hog hair, high point nc: Cheryl - If you can send me some photos of the sofa I will be happy to tell you what I can. You can send clear photos, including a photo of the Monarch label, to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com. Please send the photos directly to me as .jpg...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Recamier, rococo revival, leaf motif
rococo revival, leaf motif, long bench: Kate - The best thing to do is to use me as a filter. I can identify the age and style for you and probably a range of values. Then you can decide whether to spend the money on an appraisal. (By the way the piece is named after a lady of the French court,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Replacement of Caned Seat in Chair, furniture restorer, decorative tacks
furniture restorer, decorative tacks, depressed area: Hi Jennifer Nice to hear from you. I would use the pressed fabric you refer to. Darned if I can remember the proper name of it but I have used it many times for replacing these seats. Its surprisingly sturdy. Installation it simple. Just trim the piece...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Roll Top Desk, glue dries, fabric land
glue dries, fabric land, confession time: Hi Sharon Nice to hear from you. I just use a light weight canvas when I need to replace this cloth. This is readily available at places like Fabric land, or an upholstery shop will sell you a piece. All I have ever used for glue is carpenters glue but...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking horse, zubee, rocking horse
zubee, rocking horse, philippines: This is a common knock-off produced at a factory in the Philippines. These have been made since around the late 1970 s early 80 s and continue to be made and imported today. As a decorative item it may be worth $100 or so. Bruce Zubee Publisher ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Seeburg jukebox, soda vending machine, soda machine
soda vending machine, soda machine, o matic: Carol It would help to see a picture and know if the machine is working. However, assuming truly good unrestored condition and working properly, my guess (and that is exactly what it is since I have very limited information)would be around $1500 to $2250....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Spool Cabinet, spool cabinets, coats and clark
spool cabinets, coats and clark, ebay: Hello Kathie. What a nice piece to have! There is a hardcovered, coffee table type book out on spool cabinets as there are many different kinds out there. The two Cs on the back are for Coats and Clark. Both were independent thread makers who merged. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Would you save this old lamp?, badongo, glass piece
badongo, glass piece, spray paint: The shade is nice but I am not sure if someone would pay $50 with the lamp in that condition. One thing you can try is to take the lamp completely apart, buy a small can of off white or almond colored spray paint and reach inside the glass piece from the bottom...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): secretary desk, lattice work, secretary desk
lattice work, secretary desk, thin pieces: Hi Michael Nice to hear from you. I call this lattice work or fretwork Michael. Don t know if thats the correct name or not, but they are very easy to duplicate. If you have the old pieces any wood shop with a scroll saw should be able to make them. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sewing kit, gold thimble, great grandmother
gold thimble, great grandmother, sewing kit: Hello Jane. There are many, many types of sewing kits out there. Condition and scarsity will have a bearing on the value. I would need clear digital pictures of both items, individually, to be able to tell you anything about your items. If you are able...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): what is a shadow mirror box, shadow mirror, online photo album
shadow mirror, online photo album, shadow box: William - Do you mean shadow box mirror? A shadow box mirror simply has a deep frame around a mirror. If you can send me some photos of your mirror I will be happy to tell you what I can. You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): small glass bottomed mug, antique metalware, britannia metal
antique metalware, britannia metal, pewter alloy: - Made in Sheffield, England, by the most prolific maker whose wares are very, very common. The marks date anytime from the late 19th Century to the 1970s. Made of Britannia metal, a pewter alloy formulated for fabrication (spinning, rolling, stamping,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Taking an Antique rocking chair a part, antique rocking chair, heat gun
antique rocking chair, heat gun, vinegar: Hi JR Nice to hear from you. Check to make sure there is not a small nail or screw in the joint. They can be very hard to see at times. Are you using hot vinegar? I find this works every time. Keep a dish of hot vinegar at hand and keep dipping a rag...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): HOW CAN I TELL?, zubee, auction
zubee, auction, money: It s not easy to explain to you how to tell what you have. you could read my Carousel Buyer s Guide by clicking this link: http://www.carousels.com/buyers_guide.php You could also send me a photo and I ll tell you what you have. Bruce Zubee bruce@carousels.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thimbles, thimble domes, silver thimble
thimble domes, silver thimble, natural patina: Hello Penny. How nice that you have your grandmother s thimbles! There are two schools of thought on cleaning thimbles. If you clean a thimble, it loses its natural patina. Each time you clean a silver thimble, you remove some of the silver. The other...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thomasville Chair Company Dining Chair, fabric choice, striped fabric
fabric choice, striped fabric, vintage fabrics: Hi Jennifer Nice to hear from you. First off I like your fabric choice for the chairs..it works, and it looks like you have worked with patterned fabric before as you got the pattern right too. I don t feel its worth the effort to try to replace the old...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): tankard, britannia metal, antique metalware
britannia metal, antique metalware, style piece: - Zinn is German for tin, and also their word for pewter. It is unlikely to be Britannia metal. Sounds like a fairly typical late 19th or early 20th Century reproduction, or possibly an Art Nouveau style piece, though I cannot be sure without sight of it....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): thimble, thread cutter, thimble
thread cutter, thimble, thimbles: Hello Lisette, Thank you for your query. No sorry, just because the thimble has a no. 11 on it does not make it any more valuable. Many thimbles have numbers on them like 6,7,8,9,10,11 etc. -- these numbers represent the size number of the thimble. Thimbles...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): trunk restoration, trunk restoration, restorers
trunk restoration, restorers, mother in law: Hi Casey Nice to hear from you. Here is a list of restorers http://antiquerestorers.com/Member/CAT.htm Hope you can find someone in your area. Casey I want you to also look at this site http://www.brettunsvillage.com/trunks/ Are these the type of trunks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage Cedar Chest, fritz nelson, home craftsman
fritz nelson, home craftsman, corner brackets: Hi again Phillip This most definitely looks like hand work. I am not familiar with the name of this joint, but its very similar to the dado joint here http://www.futonlife.com/magazine/2006/spring/images/joinery.jpg Hope this is just one of many great...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage Singer Sewing Machine with Treadle Table, home sewing machines, singer sewing machine
home sewing machines, singer sewing machine, collectible sewing: Hello Lori, Thanks for your query but unfortunately I am not an expert in domestic home sewing machines. My expertise is in toy or miniature collectible sewing machines. You might want to try one or more of the following sites: http://www.ismacs.net/home...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): victorian coffee pot?, litchfield street, antique metalware
litchfield street, antique metalware, britannia metal: - Sturges & Son was a partnership of Elizabeth Sturges and her son Richard Ford Sturges. They worked in partnership between 1833 and 1841, at 26 Litchfield Street, Birmingham, England. Richard continued the business as RF Sturges after 1841. They made...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vintage french bouillotte tole lamp, cast iron base, tin shade
cast iron base, tin shade, true antiques: Hi, I have run across this very lamp at an estate sale within the last few years. I think it was priced around $100. These were very high quality lamps probably sold at expensive furniture stores. Though not yet true antiques, they are still vintage and very...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Watertown Table Slide Co., slide co, table slide
slide co, table slide, riveredge: hi, i only see a pic of the chair, not the table. i dont think you are going to find out much about them...they look like they are from the forties... many manufactures put the name of the store that sold them instead of theres. while the chair, and i am...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Watling Slot Machine, watling slot machine, blue seal
watling slot machine, blue seal, restorer: Heather The Watling Rol-a-Tor predates the Rol-a-Top and is from the mid 1930 s around 1935. It is a desireable machine. Many collectors do not want restored machines. Therefore, if your machine is in good original condition I might leave it alone....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): West Branch Cedar Chest, novelty company, cedar chest
novelty company, cedar chest, west branch: Hi Dennis Nice to hear from you Try here for the hindges http://www.vandykes.com/subcategory/67/ or perhaps here. http://www.brettunsvillage.com/trunks/ Brettuns is a long shot but no harm in a query to them. For your locks, I would try any of your...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): White of Mebane Dining Set, china hutch, google search
china hutch, google search, side chairs: Stephanie - That is a very contemporary set and as I state in my AllExperts profile my area of expertise is limited to antique American furntiure. I suggest you consult a local furniture dealer for value in your area. Thanks for writing. Fred Taylor www.furnituredetective.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Witch Scissors, general antiques, sheffield england
general antiques, sheffield england, germany mark: Hello Kreta, Thanks for checking the scissors for additional markings. Unfortunately without a maker s mark it is impossible to say who made the scissors or in what country. As you have noted, most of the Witch Scissors are stamped Germany and many also...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): walnut wing chair with a cane back, national furniture, professional chair
national furniture, professional chair, mess on your hands: Oh boy Laura, this is a very tall order even for a professional chair caner! Can you take some pictures and post them here so I know exactly what you are talking about, please? Have you ever done any chair caning of any sort before? If not, I would suggest...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): weird antique Baby Carriage, cathryn peters, antique baby carriage
cathryn peters, antique baby carriage, angora mn: Tee, we re getting closer here. Now I can see that the metal wheels and what little I can see of the undercarriage looks to be from the 1910s-1920s era, but still can t see the sides and the hood (if there is one). It s perhaps older than this, but I m not...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker folding chair, cathryn peters, angora mn
cathryn peters, angora mn, wicker furniture: Sorry Michael, but I don t give appraisals and whether you know it or not, that s what you are asking for when you want a value assessed to your piece. However, Richard Saunders, the man that s written six books on wicker furniture, is certified to give appraisals....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gone with the wind lamps, true antiques, general antiques
true antiques, general antiques, antique auctions: Do you have any antique auctions near you? Sometimes good auctions can bring decent prices, but you must state a reserve price so they won t be given away if there is lack of interest. Auctions usually charge a 15-20% commission. Ebay is another option, but...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Zig/Zag springs and fastners, upholstery shop, mail order
upholstery shop, mail order, zigs: Hi Duane Nice to hear from you. These zig zag springs are readily available. No need to go through mail order. Any local upholstery shop will sell them to you. Take an old one for a sample as they cut them from a roll and you need to duplicate the exact...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Accessing fuel tank on Kosmos-Brenner lamp, kerosene lamp, thrift shop
kerosene lamp, thrift shop, fuel tank: Hi, In the first instance I need to view photographs of the lamp. If you could send some photographs to information@edwardmillerkeroseneoillamps.com I would be pleased to help. Please place a ruler or similar so that I can gauge size. Regards Stuar...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Bank, e mail address, coin banks
e mail address, coin banks, auction company: Hi Cowboy! Robert, I don t do coin banks as this is a whole different collectors field, but you being an auction company and me being into old coin operated machines, games, slots, and anything old. Send me a photo I looked at your site and couldn t find...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique baby carriage, wicker baby buggy, Siebert Company
wicker baby buggy, Siebert Company, Garner: Hi Pam, I m sorry but I can t give you much information about your buggy either, especially without seeing a picture. And I wasn t able to locate specific information about the CW Seibert Company, although I have heard of them before. I don t have my...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique buffet/sideboard, buffet sideboard, antique sideboard
buffet sideboard, antique sideboard, sideboard buffet: This is a American made mass produced Sideboard from the 1920 s or 1930 s It is a mix of styles, Amerian style with art deco details made of Oak and it is not an Antique or at least not yet. My definition for Antiques is to be at least 100 years old to be...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Chest of Drawers, possibly 1937, antique chest of drawers, chest of drawers
antique chest of drawers, chest of drawers, fred taylor: Christina - That s not quite enough to go on. I nned to see the entire chest from several angles. If you can send me some photos of the chest I will be happy to tell you what I can. You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Decorative Scale, brass bronze, seams
brass bronze, seams, 1940s: This looks like a decorative scale from the 1930s or 1940s, is the metal brass, Bronze or colored white metal, can you see the seams on the metal? There is a possibility that this was assembled from a lamp and a scale, Please tell me if the metal is the same...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique dresser and mirror, jewelry tray, george flint
jewelry tray, george flint, acknowledged master: Heidi - Without a photo it is not possible to give you anything but general information. Flint and Horner was formed in New York late in the 19th century when R. J. Horner took over the cabinet shop of George Flint who had been in business since the 1840s....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique European Shield, greek methology, tour de europe
greek methology, tour de europe, copper brass: This is an antique decorative shield that is from the end of the 19th Century (1870 to 1890) and it looks like it is telling a story from greek methology.I think that they call these Tour de Europe objects. I like this kind of object very much, In the 19th...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Iron Bed Rail, antique iron beds, wooden slats
antique iron beds, wooden slats, box spring: Hi Kari Nice to hear from you. Yes you are understanding OK Kari. Some of these rails are as you describe. I have one of these old beds in my spare room and the wooden slats fit into these L rails. I have also seen them as you describe. But if you cannot...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Platform Spring? Rocker, platform rockers, platform rocker
platform rockers, platform rocker, looking at photos: Platform rockers were developed in the 1840s but became very popular after the Civil War when finer carpets became available to the majority of people. The platform rocker reduced carpet wear significantly. By the last quarter of the century platform rockers...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique scale, general antiques, national manufacturing
general antiques, national manufacturing, insurance purposes: Hi Steve, We don t have any information on the National Manufacturing Company and can t tell you when they were in business. We feel that your scale was most likely manufactured in the late 1800s or very early 1900s. Retail value might be $300-$400 based...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique slot machine - Bally, antique slot machines, antique slot machine
antique slot machines, antique slot machine, type game: Hi Karin, It s been awhile since you asked about this machine, but Someone ask me about your Royal Draw as he read about it here, and he was wondering if you were planing to sell it sometime, anyway you can email this person at: mills400c@aim.com and talk...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique weigh scale, arleta ca, dayton scale
arleta ca, dayton scale, computing scales: Hi Dave, Parts for Computing scales may be available from Bob Depenbrok at The Vintage Cash Register and Scale Co. in Arleta, Ca. Bob may be reached by phone at (818) 896-8539 or by email at dep2x61@aol.com. You may also visit their web site at http://www.vintagecashregister.net/...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antuque Dresser, bob wiley, arts and crafts period
bob wiley, arts and crafts period, burn mark: good morning Christina your pieces are typical of the arts and crafts period (around the 1920 s) is is probably walnut the top is almost certainly a veneered top you can tell by looking at the front edge with a magnifying glass and you will see an almost...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Arcade Centipede and Gottlieb Diamond Jack, diamond jack, pinball game
diamond jack, pinball game, centipede: Hi Laura, Sorry for the delay, I been moving and the computer isn t set up yet but I do have this laptop and got notice I had questions pending. So, your Diamond Jack pinball game was made in 1967, there were 650 of these games made, value is $900.00 as...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Art Deco Statue, decorative sculpture, bathing beauties
decorative sculpture, bathing beauties, general antiques: This is a American made decorative sculpture, probably made in the 1950s to 1960s copied from designs of what is called Bathing Beauties that originally made in England and France before WWII Circa 1920 - 1930s and are highly collectable items that can sell...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique desk, centennial exposition, grand rapids michigan
centennial exposition, grand rapids michigan, american furniture: It is very difficult to give you an answer because the photos you sent are not very clear. From the photos and because of its style it looks like this is a much later piece from around World War II, I need to see a very close photo of the wood grain to tell...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique dresser, english cabinet, antique dresser
english cabinet, antique dresser, cabinetmaking: To me this looks like a antique English dressing cabinet made around 1880s to 1890s, I see at least 4 different types of woods on the outside and if the inside is oak then it corresponds to english cabinetmaking at the end of the 19th Century. This could...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique hand crank sewing machine, hand crank sewing machine, collectible sewing
hand crank sewing machine, collectible sewing, sewing machines: Hi Mike, From your description I believe you are referring to a domestic, our household (full sized) sewing machine. If so, this is not my expertise, sorry. I can help you with Toy or Miniature collectible sewing machines or any antique thimble or needlework...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique metal bed, folding cots, brass beds
folding cots, brass beds, mattress company: John - The bed is very similar to those shown in the National Wire Mattress Company catalog of 1879 from New Britain, Conn. Woven wire matresses were the next big thing in the 1870s for brass beds, folding cabinet beds and folding cots. A great number from...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique slot machine, antique slot machine, best bet
antique slot machine, best bet, floor model: These console machines were made in the mid 1940 s through the 1950 s. Bally and Keeney were the major manufacturers. They are neat machines but are not that collectible for a couple of reasons. 1. They are big & heavy and cost a fortune to ship ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique wicker doll carriage, wicker doll buggy, antique doll carriage
wicker doll buggy, antique doll carriage, wicker buggy: You re welcome Kristy, and thanks so much for the ratings, I really appreciate that. Your ad on Ruby Lane was great and the pictures really help a great deal, good luck on the sale. The Wicker Woman-Cathryn Peters http://www.WickerWoman.com/wicker-fa...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally Champion pinball, pinball machine, playboard
pinball machine, playboard, bally: HI Peter, Bally Champion was a continuation of the same type of pinball as Bally s first payout pinball Rocket. Getting a certain number of the holes would start the payout, then each succeeding hole would pop out another 2 coins. If you contact me at coinoplibrary@comcast.net...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally champion payout pinball game, score reels, pinball game
score reels, pinball game, bally: HI John, I have a Bally Rocket, which is the same type, so I believe that when you get 5 (it might be the first 5, I don t recall offhand which ones) score reels in a row, then each succeeding reel will cause an additional payout. Good Luck! Larry www.coinoplibrary.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally Slot Machine, serial number tag, printed circuit boards
serial number tag, printed circuit boards, decent condition: Hi Richard, The model is important, the model number should be on the serial number tag on the handle side of the cabinet down low. It would be something like model 946-24, or if a e series, like E-1212-04 or E-2456. Something like this. If it has circuit...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Berhardt golden oak or tiger oak dining set, furniture dining room, bernhardt furniture
furniture dining room, bernhardt furniture, tiger oak: HBM - If you can send me some photos of the dining set I will be happy to tell you what I can. You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com. Please send the photos directly to me as .jpg files. DO NOT put them in an online photo...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bureau, Berkey & Gay, c piece, junk shop
c piece, junk shop, online photo album: Janice - The key to the date is the emblem. It changes slightly over the period 1905-1948 and it is possible to use that and the style to date a piece. The same with the hardware. If you can send me some photos of the bureau along with clear, in focus...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bedroom set, american antique furniture, sturdy wood
american antique furniture, sturdy wood, sure what type: Dorean - The set is made of oak and appears to be no older than the 1960s or 1970s. My area of expertise is American antique furniture. Your bedroom set is a bit too contemporary for my field. I suggest you consult a local dealer in better quality used furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): brass thimble - the #4 imprinted on it, thimble, thimbles
thimble, thimbles, country of origin: Nancy, It appears from your query (no photo attached for identification purposes) that you have a modern brass thimble and these thimbles were mass produced and they are extremely common. They were manufactured in America, England, Germany and also Austria....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Should I buy this pair of French armchairs?, armchairs, maximum price
armchairs, maximum price, store owner: These chairs are not Antique, they look like they are 1950 s reproductions of Louis 16th style armchairs. Please send me more detailed photos including of the bottom of the chair. What is the price that the owner is asking? These are decorative chairs so...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carousel Horse, lead based paint, friedrick
lead based paint, friedrick, first glance: Chris, This is one piece that would have to be inspected in person. At first glance I ll say that it s an imported knock-off, but it s possible that it could be a German carving by Friedrick Heyn. The tail is certainly not original. If it s a knock...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carved wooden tray (mervaud), dutch emigrants, close ups
dutch emigrants, close ups, dutch scene: I do not believe that this is an Antique, This looks like a dutch made tray (circa 1920s/30s showing a 19th century dutch scene, I am trying to research the mens hats, I am not sure of the origin? This looks like inlayed woodwork and probably started out as...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Childs antique sewing machine, antique sewing machine, pot metal
antique sewing machine, pot metal, toy machines: Hello Marty, Is there a trademark anywhere on this machine? I ve looked at two different picture reference books on toy machines and I believe your machine was made by CASIGE - Carl Sieper of Gevelsberg, Germany. I m basing my assessment on the fact that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Childs morris chair, bob wiley, denatured alcohol
bob wiley, denatured alcohol, arts and crafts period: good afternoon Susan very nice chair looks to be oak - cleans up very nicely usually with denatured alcohol not a standard mission style but more arts and crafts period wrong pholstery, it would normally have been done in some type of tapestry can t...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): care of antique furniture, tung oil finish, mineral spirits
tung oil finish, mineral spirits, english oil: Hi Ted Nice to hear from you. Interesting question. Actually the wood will be well preserved if the finish is intact. So if you think about it, its the finish you want to preserve. Most of my own furniture has a tung oil finish which you do not wax, but...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chair seat, leather seats, replacement cane seats
leather seats, replacement cane seats: These leather seats have been around for a long time, at least since the mid 1800s.Some were put on as the original seat in a chair but many more were sold as replacements for damaged cane seats. One could go to the General Store and buy one of several shapes...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): a chair with no seat - what is it please?, tiny wheels, nail holes
tiny wheels, nail holes, 2 legs: This chair is an Antique, it is over 100 years old and to me it looks like it was made in the between 1870 and 1890, It could be english or Eastern European, I need to the legs and many other detals to tell you more. If the part of the chair where the seat...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): child's sewing machine, irene ruth, embroidery patterns
irene ruth, embroidery patterns, sewing machine: Ruth, I have your text with the condition report, thank you. I do not have any photos attached however. Can you please resend the photos? Thanks. Irene Ruth, Thank you for the photos - this is always helpful to a positive identification. Your machine...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cleaning danish cord seat, danish cord cleaning, finishing danish cord
danish cord cleaning, finishing danish cord: Thanks for your question, Danish cord usually does not have a finish on it and since it s made of woven paper, you are limited in what you can do to clean it. I would start with a soft brush and water and dish soap. Try brushing on the bottom of one chair...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): D. Gottlieb Pinball, gottlieb pinball, mr pinball
gottlieb pinball, mr pinball, collectibles insurance: Hi, I do not collect pinball machines so I cannot give you a value as to your machine. However, there is a price guide available that should list your machine. It is put out by Mr. Pinball and you can get info on it by just searching on the internet for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): "Dirty 30s" Chest of Drawers?, walnut veneer, chest of drawers
walnut veneer, chest of drawers, period materials: This looks like it is American made, it has a mix of European design details but his is not my speciality, it looks like it has a walnut veneer and it does not look like an Antique but it could be, I can not tell without seeing lots of photos of the details....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Drop leaf dining table, colonial revival, shoe trade
colonial revival, shoe trade, extension tables: Rex - Tables with leaves like that are called draw leaf tables because the leaves are drawn out from below the top. The form is from the 16th century and was one of the earliest forms of extension tables. The form was revived in the Depression era for use...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): darning, victorian hat, wayne muller
victorian hat, wayne muller, darners: Hello Ruth. A Singer Stocking Darner is pictured on page 103 and detailed in Darn It! The HIstory and Romance of Darners by Wayne Muller. Perhaps you can view a copy through your local library. According to the entry in the book, the darner was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): desk chair, old rags, tongue and groove
old rags, tongue and groove, wood glue: Hi Dan Nice to hear from you. Good job on the paint removal. Nice oak chair too. The very best way to repair this seat is to take the top section off the base, remove the back, then glue and clamp the seat back together. I note the seat has what I call...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining table and chairs, 18th century furniture, dining table and chairs
18th century furniture, dining table and chairs, antique dining table: The table and chair in the photo look like they are 19th Century French or Belgium and are in the style of Henry II or Renaissance revival furniture from the end of the 19th century. It is hard to see much details in the photos. It could be early 20th century...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Elna Junior, cardboard case, box storage
cardboard case, box storage, geneva switzerland: Gaby, Your machine was manufactured at Tavaro SA Geneva, Switzerland and it dates to 1956. There were about 45,000 Elna Junior machines produced between 1956 and 1963. The all green machine is the first model produced. This machine was sold in a simulated...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): F.W. Muller Toy Sewing Machine, toy sewing machine, stitch plate
toy sewing machine, stitch plate, ebay: Hello Bonnie, Thank you for your query. Yes that is about the price that the Muller sells for. Most likely your best bet would be to sell on eBay or you could also try selling your machine through any of the antique trade magazines - there are many and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): FAIRBANKS 500 POUND PLATFORM SCALE, shelburne falls trolley museum, platform scales
shelburne falls trolley museum, platform scales, sftm: Hi, We are sorry to have taken so long to reply. Wooden platform scales with cast iron bases, of a 500 pound capacity were manufactured by Fairbanks from the late 1800s through the 1930s. Around the late 1930s they were made from steel. If you could supply...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Furniture Repair Question, furniture repair, repair question
furniture repair, repair question, oak furniture: Hi Mary Nice to hear from you. Yes geography is definately a variable. But from the work you describe this man is going to do, it seems like the price is not unreasonable. Basically this furniture will come back to you in new condition. Could you purchase...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cleaning danish cord seat, denatured alcohol, two coats
Collectibles-General (Antiques): cleaning danish cord seat, denatured alcohol, two coats, moisture damage

Collectibles-General (Antiques): grand ledge chair, chair company, chairs
Collectibles-General (Antiques): grand ledge chair, chair company, chairs

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hanson antique scale, excellent condition
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hanson antique scale, excellent condition

Collectibles-General (Antiques): MADDOX FURNITURE QUESTION, colonial reproductions, consignment store
Collectibles-General (Antiques): MADDOX FURNITURE QUESTION, colonial reproductions, consignment store, different color

Collectibles-General (Antiques): murphy bed, murphy bed, grandfathers
Collectibles-General (Antiques): murphy bed, murphy bed, grandfathers, 2f

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old chair, windsor chair, palmer park
Collectibles-General (Antiques): old chair, windsor chair, palmer park, senator thomas

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair Seat Repair, info thanks, grandmothers
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair Seat Repair, info thanks, grandmothers

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Seeburg M100 Select-O-Matic Jukebox, happy days, elvis
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Seeburg M100 Select-O-Matic Jukebox, happy days, elvis

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sew-Gem machine, sewing machine, ebay
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sew-Gem machine, sewing machine, ebay

Collectibles-General (Antiques): federal period paint, newport rhode island, color pigments
newport rhode island, color pigments, rocks minerals: Painters at the end of the 18th Century were trained to mix there own paint from pigments that they found and collected and from simple linseed oil. In London, Paris and most European capitals during this time there were Marchands of color, specialized dealers...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): German Wall Plate - souvenir pewter, thumb knob, thin rope
thumb knob, thin rope, paper sticker: - Thanks for your detailed message. It is interesting to hear of such a piece with what appears to be the original paper label. The printing on that label includes zinn-giesser , which is German for pewterer (literally: tin-caster). The other words suggest...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gov Winthrope Desk, massachusetts bay colony, thomas chippendale
massachusetts bay colony, thomas chippendale, john winthrop: Janet - Unfortunately there are a number of “good stories” that associate a particular style or type of furniture with a specific individual even though the facts are a little thin for the attribution. One such famous case is the name commonly ascribed...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): genuine mahogany dining table, hardwood manufacturers association, aniline dyes
hardwood manufacturers association, aniline dyes, genuine mahogany: Darrell - The “Mahogany Association” is not a company but a reaction to events. Around the turn of the 20th century aniline dyes were introduced into the American furniture market. This new tool for coloring wood produced some very confusing results. With...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gooseneck rocking chair, general antiques, grape cluster
general antiques, grape cluster, bad shape: the straw like stuff is called excelsior and dates your chair from before WWII, if there is some black steel wool looking stuff that would be horsehair and would put it back into the 20 s or 30 s the only other way to authentic the date would be to take off...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): grand ledge chair, chippendale style, colonial revival
chippendale style, colonial revival, mahogany wood: Mark - The Grand Ledge Chair Co operated in Grand Ledge, MI from 1883 to 1981 maikng primarily chairs in the style popular at any given time. The styles ranged from Golden Oak to Mission to Jacobean to Colonial Revival. Your chairs are Colonial Revival...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gummy varnish, wood kitchen cabinets, steel wool pad
wood kitchen cabinets, steel wool pad, citrus cleaners: Hi Janice Nice to hear from you. While these citrus cleaners are good degreasers, in this case I would not use it. Instead I would use mineral spirits. Use a medium grade steel wool pad dipped in the spirits as a scrubber. This is the very best way to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hanson antique scale, hanson brother, william hansen
hanson brother, william hansen, hansen family: Hi Lora, Hanson Brother s Scale Co. was founded in the 1890 s by Marius and William Hansen in Chicago. It had been in the Hansen family for 3 generations until 1969, when it was sold to Sunbeam. The Viking model 8920 with a 200 pound capacity is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hanson Model 860, spring scales, wd 40
spring scales, wd 40, slot head: Hi Mitch, We have a limited number of Hanson scale catalogs from which to provide information and none of them picture the model 860. Most of Hanson s hanging spring scales were equipped with an adjusting screw as noted in a description of a model number...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Help with and oldy, horse racing games, horse theme
horse racing games, horse theme, gold cup: OK Dennis, Found your photo here on another question. I see you have a Bally wood rail or one ball game. Is it a payout game or does wins go to counters? Looks like a Lexington or Gold Cup, or one of the other horse race themed games of the time, but only...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Help with and oldy, search search database, little jewel
search search database, little jewel, ipdb: Hi Dennis, Well, this is a tough one, a photo would cut through the mess a little bit. Jackpot7@ix.netcom.com if you can email one. 1932 is where you see Bagatelle and pin-table games grow legs and stand on their own, does this pin have good original type...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Horse, current market value, old horse
current market value, old horse, mexico: Your horse was produced in Mexico. It could have been manufactured anything between the 1930 s and present. Current market value would be $500 to $800. Mexican figures generally don t have a high value since there are literally thousands of them available....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): haywood wakefield tables, 18th century furniture, haywood wakefield
18th century furniture, haywood wakefield, hud fha: The photos that you have sent show a table that was not made before 1950 and could be as recent as 1980. The style is from a 19th Century design but the close up of the wood and the stamp tells me that this is not an Antique. the table is worth between $50...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): help, household sewing machines, sewing machine
household sewing machines, sewing machine, trade literature: Hello Linda, As I have stated many times before, I am not an expert on domestic or household sewing machines. The only resources that I can think of that might hep you with your queries are the ones listed below. You can cut and paste the links. This first...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): history of scales, henry troemner, tennessee marble
henry troemner, tennessee marble, capacity scales: Hi Rosalyn, We believe that your scale was manufactured by Henry Troemner of Philadelphia, PA. His 1928 catalog of Balances, Scales and weights for Chemists, Assayers, Jewelers, Druggists and other commercial and Scientific Purposes included several...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): hutch, european antiques, made furniture
european antiques, made furniture, close ups: This is an American made furniture, please read my profile my speciality is European Antiques. This looks like a example of a 20th Century mass produced home furnishings that was made in the 1950s. I would need to see close ups of the wood the back and the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): identifying a finish, mahogany veneer, spray lacquer
mahogany veneer, spray lacquer, latex gloves: good morning Gen It sounds like you have 20h century furniture that was probably made prior to 1940 and was finished with shellac. You could try to repair the finish by using the french polish method (somewhat difficult and very time consuming) or you could...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): info on antique sideboard, antique sideboard, general antiques
antique sideboard, general antiques, brass feet: This is an 19th Century Antique (1860s to 1880) looks like it could be made of Oak, I could only see 2 photos the close up is good but the other photo makes it look like it is not the same piece of furniture. this looks like it is very good quality, I would...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): James Dixon & Sons Pewter? Coffee Pot, pewter alloy, antique metalware
pewter alloy, antique metalware, britannia metal: - It will be made of Britannia metal, a pewter alloy used in fabricating from sheet rather than casting. Dixons was the most prolific manufacturer of these goods in England, based in Sheffield. Their wares are very common. This particular piece could...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): James Dixon & Sons, pewter warming plate., pewter alloy, blue and white china
pewter alloy, blue and white china, antique metalware: - It dates from the late 19th Century, and was made in Sheffield, England, by the most prolific maker of Britannia metal (a pewter alloy used in fabricating from sheet). I guess most stories would centre on how food looks from underneath, the scalding...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kenmore Sewig Machine, miniature sewing machines, antique needlework tools
miniature sewing machines, antique needlework tools, kenmore sewing machine: Hello Timika, I am sorry I am unable to help you. My expertise is in TOY or MINIATURE sewing machines, antique needlework tools and thimbles. I do not deal in household or domestic sewing machines. My only suggestion is try listing your machine on eBay....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kienzle wall clock, wall clock, close ups
wall clock, close ups, kienzle: The photo of this clock is not clear and there are not details or close ups, and no measurements. from what I can tell this looks like your family has purchased the clock new in the 1950 s and not worth more that $75 dollars. If the numbers are stamped it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): What kind of lamp and age, decorative lamps, style lamps
decorative lamps, style lamps, napoleon iii: Dear Dorean, I do not think the two lamps are Italian Capodamonti lamps (or Campodemonti), Most of the Capodemonti lamps that I have seen are more colorful and the porcelain is not white but more off white and the flowers and design is more sculptural....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lawrencia furniture makers and marks, art deco furniture, mahogany veneer
art deco furniture, mahogany veneer, reliable furniture: good morning Lynell sounds like you are well on your way to an interesting restoration I use the aerosol form of Deft in my shop, it makes a great finish the only Lawrencia furniture I can find reference to is the Lawrencia Reliable furniture co who made...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): MADDOX FURNITURE QUESTION, factory paint job, jamestown ny
factory paint job, jamestown ny, riverton ct: Howard - I am curious about the geography. Maddox was located in Jamestown, NY. According to my map program Riverton, CT is roughly 453 miles from Jamestown, NY. That s not really near in most of the country. The desk appears to be factory painted yellow...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany association inc, hardwood manufacturers association, aniline dyes
hardwood manufacturers association, aniline dyes, design addict: Hi Theresa Nice to hear from you. Fred Taylor the American furniture expert here at AllExperts wrote this about the Mahogany Assoc. The “Mahogany Association” was not a company but a reaction to events. Around the turn of the 20th century aniline dyes...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills slot key, old keys, ebay
old keys, ebay, locks: It would cost more to find a key, rip the lock apart and key it to the new key and then put it back together again then it would to just buy an original Mills replacement lock. I see original Mills locks show up on eBay periodically for under $50. If...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): MKD thimble, gay ann rogers, silver thimbles
gay ann rogers, silver thimbles, thimble: Hello Terry. Your thimble was made by Ketcham and McDougall, a thimble maker in NY City. They produced sterling thimbles from 1892 thru 1932. Your particular thimble has a design around the rim that is referred to as chased bright-cut palmette design ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Morris chair?, morris chairs, style chairs
morris chairs, style chairs, two chairs: Please send me photos of the side of the chair and some close up details of the construction details, also take a photo of the front of the chair while you are sitting on the floor or at the same level as the chair. I will try to help you, if it is one of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mahogany bedroom suite, Taylor Made, jamestown ny, charlotte taylor
jamestown ny, charlotte taylor, online photo album: Charlotte - Taylor Made was the trade name used by Jamestown Table Co of Jamestown, NY. The Jamestown Table Co, interestingly enough, primarily made not tables but bedroom sets. If you can send me some photos of the set I will be happy to tell you what...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mahogany table & chairs, duncan phyfe furniture, mahogany table
duncan phyfe furniture, mahogany table, google: Hi Elana Nice to hear from you. Here is a bit of history on Mr Phyfe http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Duncan_Phyfe Elena your table and chairs are no doubt in the style of Duncan Fhyfe and not actually made by him. It would be wonderful if all the old furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): The meaning of the word Arabescato, marble quarry, louis xv style
marble quarry, louis xv style, italian names: I am not sure I can help you, I may come back to you in a few days with a more detailed answer, but I believe Arabescato is the type of marble and Orobico is probably the region where it is from and rosso refers to the color. I do think that Arabescato could...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): metal pin cushion, kinser pike, dick goddard
kinser pike, dick goddard, twcny rr: Hi Dick. I would need a photoor photos to tell you anything. You can upload a picture on this forum or to me personally at bacchino@twcny.rr.com I would not be interested in buying it but I hope I can help you with some information about it. Look forward...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mills black cherry slot machine..., cherry slot, lock smith
cherry slot, lock smith, ebay: Eric: Original Mills locks show up on eBay periodically for less than $50. Mills locks are pretty hard to pick. Unfortunately, your best option is probably just to drill the lock out in order to get into the machine. Taking the machine to a lock smith...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): miniature singer sewing machine, singer sewing machine, model machines
singer sewing machine, model machines, ebay: Hello Susan, Your little machine dates to the 1950 s and it was made by Singer. It also appears to be the SEWHANDY model. This model machines is not rare and it can be found quite often on eBay for instance. If in excellent condition, box included as well...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): murphy bed, folding beds, murphy beds
folding beds, murphy beds, cabinet bed: Timothy - William Murphy received his first patent for a bed in 1900 and founded the Murphy Wall Bed Company. There were many folding beds before that and they were called folding beds or cabinet beds. You have a cabinet bed. One of the columns in my...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Northern Furnature Co #1276, china hutch, rubber mallet
china hutch, rubber mallet, flat head screw: Hi Norm Nice to hear from you. Yes the top comes off the bottom section. Often times we see the backs of these units are one piece going from the bottom unit to the top. Look at the back..is it one piece? If it is, the back will need to be removed in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old kitchen table, wood dowels, stripping paint
wood dowels, stripping paint, old paint: Hi Rose Nice to hear from a fellow Canadian. I have often seen what you describe when stripping paint from very old furniture. I concluded its simply a chemical reaction with the underlying original finish and possible lead in the paint. Slight (or not...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old pewter pitcher, wm iv, measures inspectors
wm iv, measures inspectors, weights and measures: - Hello Michael, Good question, with all the information I need to answer it. This is indeed a mug (strictly, tankard refers to lidded drinking vessels) that has been converted to a pouring jug - it is quite a common conversion, mostly done by the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old scale, platform scale, pound capacity
platform scale, pound capacity, berning: Hi Carol, Weeks Scale Works of Buffalo was in business at least from 1892 to 1906 as we have post cards and letterheads bearing those dates. A 600 hundred pound capacity scale like yours was advertized on postcards for $16.00 in 1892 and 1901. John Weeks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old bed, metal bed frame, nuts and bolts
metal bed frame, nuts and bolts, wall studs: Hi Tanya Nice to hear from you. Yes it could be possible to attach your head and foot board to your metal bed frame but I would need to see the head and foot boards to advise how to do it. But it can be done. I seen quite an ingenious method recently that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old chair, wood seat, old chair
wood seat, old chair: Thanks for your question I would tend to call it a bentwood chair. Very popular style used a bunch in small restaurants and pubs, etc. I think the seat and back are original. They had many of these wood seats to replace broken cane seats but with the back...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old sewing scissors, sewing scissors, pair of scissors
sewing scissors, pair of scissors, work boxes: Hello Ellen. During Victorian times, scissors were quite ornate as pieces in sewing kits and work boxes. Scissors were also quite decorated as parts of a woman s chatelaine. Your scissors may have been from one of these sets. Your pair was made in Germany....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pedestal table, pedestal table, american furniture
pedestal table, american furniture, positive id: Hi Susan Nice to hear from you. I don t really see a question here but I found some great pictures of drum tables for you. http://images.google.ca/images?hl=en&q=antique+drum+table&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2 See if any resemble yours. And a table of this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pewter Candlesticks, british silver hallmarks, antique metalware
british silver hallmarks, antique metalware, gothic letters: - Hello Tony, The pseudo-hallmarks are not known to me, and do not seem to be recorded. There is little doubt these are cast pewter candlesticks, not silver plate as I had suspected, but marks of this type (using gothic letters as the initials of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pewtwr Tankards, london county council, antique metalware
london county council, antique metalware, victoria regina: - Shaun, Thanks for the supportive comments - much appreciated. Your mug or measure (strictly, tankard refers to a lidded drinking vessel) was made in London around 1895, and used in London (VR21 is one of the Uniform Capacity Verification numbers...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter gill measures, london county council, antique metalware
london county council, antique metalware, harry mason: - You are right that the Mason gill is later than you were told. Harry Mason traded from 1912, and the mark with Ltd seems to be later, so your gill probably dates around 1920 - this is consistent with the verification mark that will GR (George V or VI)...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter inheritance, antique metalware, decorative containers
antique metalware, decorative containers, pewter collection: - Hello Jen, The simple answer, and the best place to start, is that you should have someone knowledgeable about pewter look over the collection. If you are able to send digital photos, I would be happy to assist with a basic assessment, and advise on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter set with bakalite handle and lid knob, antique metalware, milk jug
antique metalware, milk jug, coffee pot: - Hello Cath, Your mother-in-law s coffee set was made by Osborne & Co. of Sheffield, England, sometime between 1913 and 1939. The value will depend a great deal on the particular style, and on condition. However, as you say the marks include hand beaten...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pin cushion, shape of a star, patriotic design
shape of a star, patriotic design, pin cushion: Hi Craig, Thank you for your query and for including photographs with the query - this is most helpful. Your pincushion is Native American, Nineteenth century - and most likely made by the Iroquois. The cushion has a Patriotic design and if it is in excellent...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): porcelin consol, general antiques, michael andrew
general antiques, michael andrew, chinese export: After looking at all three photos, I think that this is an antique made at the end of the 19th Century in England (1880 s) I do not believe that this is chinese export, but I will be able to tell you exactly because of the marking that are on the back. I...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): puck bowling machines, bowling machines, google
bowling machines, google, chicagoland: JIm, You re in luck! The Chicagoland Jukebox and coinop show in St. Charles, IL is coming to town on Nov 15th weekend. I m sure there will be some there that you can buy. Google the show title for the website and directions. Good Luck. Larry www.coinoplibrary.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Re-doing the inside of an old steamer trunk., steamer trunk, old trunks
steamer trunk, old trunks, hot glue: Hi Melanie Nice to hear from you. These old trunks always have this smell..I know it well LOL. A sure way to get rid of the smell without wetting the inside is to seal the wood. You could use a simple method like rubbing on a couple of coats of tung oil...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Recently acquired table/chairs/buffet/sideboard and server, gothic revival style, buffet sideboard
gothic revival style, buffet sideboard, european antiques: This looks like American made furniture with Gothic revival style mixed with Henri II style details. It does look like it was made in the first 20 years of the 20th Century. This is not my speciality. I know European Antiques but I hope this helps yo...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Refinishing antique(?) table, table slides, drop leaves
table slides, drop leaves, correct tools: Hi Tonydee Nice to hear from you. I have made such repairs many times but you need the correct tools. It just can t be done without the tools. First I ll address the leaf that is warped. I have also repaired this type of damage many times too. I will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Restoring/repairing a china cabinet, toner spray, wood veneer
toner spray, wood veneer, ebay: Hi William Nice to hear from you. William it will depend on your level of skill if you can do this job yourself. And it would be a fairly hefty bill to restore by a pro. So lets take a look at the damage picture by picture. (picture 1 being the top left...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair reup, shaker style, seat cushion
shaker style, seat cushion, rocking chair: good morning Doug the chair is a shaker style ladder back which doesn t look that old given the condition of the seat cushion the seat needs to be rewebbed, the spring tied, foam installed and then reupholstered in my studio that would run you about $175...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair Seat Repair, van dykes restorers, pirelli tire
van dykes restorers, pirelli tire, upholstery supply: Melody - That is called Pirelli webbing. It was originally made by the Pirelli Tire Co and used in Danish furniture of the 1950s. You can buy the webbing and the clips from almost any upholstery shop or upholstery supply house. You can also order it directly...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ross Rotary Sewing Machine, sewing machine collectors, home sewing machines
sewing machine collectors, home sewing machines, heartland plains: Hello Tom, You are correct, domestic or home sewing machines are not my expertise. Try sending your query to the International Sewing Machine Collectors Society at: http://www.ismacs.net/home.html Here are a few other source: http://www.sewmuse.co.uk/index.htm...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Scotish Furniture, dressing table, 100 years
dressing table, 100 years, traces: From the photo that you sent it looks like this is not an antique, but I need to see closer details of the handles, the under side and a general overall photo. If you have a photo of the table before you restored it, that could help, you may have restored...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Seeburg M100 Select-O-Matic Jukebox, selection mechanism, tone arm
selection mechanism, tone arm, blackhead: Hi Tim, Sorry for the delay, I been moving and the computer isn t set up yet but I do have this laptop and got notice I had questions pending. I need to know if it s a M-100C, or M-100A, or a M-100B, all different box s but if yours played 78 s it must...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sepulchre's Patent Lamp, oil, kerosene
oil, kerosene, lamp: Hi Glenn, Happy to be of assistance. In the first instance please photograph the burner without the shade or chimney. Also does the lamp have a removable fount (oil tank)? and are you able to remove the burner from the fount (collar). Are there any signs...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sew-Gem machine, toy sewing machines, toy sewing machine
toy sewing machines, toy sewing machine, gem model: Rick, I am not familiar with the Sew-Gem machine. Sorry I could not be of direct assistance to you. If your machine is a toy sewing machine, try sending your query to: http://home.comcast.net/~robertscampbell/Campbells-Online-Guide-To-Toy-Sewing-Machines.htm...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sewing machine, home sewing machine, collectible sewing
home sewing machine, collectible sewing, sewing machines: Hello Kristy, I believe that your sewing machine is a domestic home sewing machine (full sized). If this is the case, I am afraid I cannot be of assistance to you. My expertise as far as sewing machines go is in TOY or MINIATURE antique collectible sewing...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): SIDEBOARD, e mail account, western isles of scotland
e mail account, western isles of scotland, renaissance revival: I did receive you photos but, I have been traveling with clients and was not available. The photos only confirm my 1st remark. This is a 19th Century Oak Renaissance revival sideboard probably from Belgium Circa 1880s. This is nice quality piece but is not...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): scale, bronze brass, gold coin
bronze brass, gold coin, berning: Hi Linda, Your scale by Henry Midge is most interesting, as it was made in England by a provincial maker/retailer. It had to be made after the quarter guinea was minted in 1762, and if it mentions the New Standard, it had to be made after 1772, when that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): settee finish, approximate age, mahogany
approximate age, mahogany, appraisers: good morning Annie the wood appears to be mahogany the age is a tougher question my first guess would be somewhere around the 30 s or the 40 s, it doesn t seem to it into any of the recognized periods but it is a wonderful piece see if there are any marks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): small armless rocker, chair cane rocker, Richard Saunders
chair cane rocker, Richard Saunders, wicker appraiser: Hi Gayla, There are possibly some experts on wooden or cane furniture here that would give you an appraisal, or you could check with Richard Saunders, who is a wicker furniture appraiser. You can find Richard s contact information on the Furniture Repair...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): small carousel horse, kodak gallery, carousel horse
kodak gallery, carousel horse, yard sale: Yes I did already answer this question. Your horse was produced in Mexico. The date could be anywhere from the 1930 s to present. Retail value would be under one thousand dollars. Mexican figures are not rare and are still being produced today. Bruc...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): solid vase-shaped splat chairs, english dining chairs, cabriole legs
english dining chairs, cabriole legs, square legs: After viewing all the photos you have sent, I believe that this is a good quality American made mass produced furniture. It looks like the chairs were made between the 1920 s and the 1930 s I would call this style American neoclassical. I do not consider...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sterling & enamel thimble, bell shape, web site search
bell shape, web site search, bottom band: Hello Susan. From your description, it sounds like the maker s mark is that of Simons Bros. Co. of Philadelphia PA. They have made thimbles since the 1840 and continue to do so today. You can find an example of their mark on their web site. Search for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Table and China Cabinet, american antique furniture, interior paneling
american antique furniture, interior paneling, china cabinet: Cathy - My area of expertise is American antique furniture. Your open shelf hutch from the 1950s or 1960s with an interior paneling plywood back is a bit too contemporary for my field. I suggest you consult a local dealer in better quality used furniture for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thgimble, silver sterling, thimble
silver sterling, thimble, enamel: Hello Douglas, Lovely thimble! Thanks for sending a clear photo. Yes your thimble is Norwegian and it is an older one. It is .925 silver (sterling), has a moonstone top and decorated with enamel. If you are able to send me a photo of the marks inside...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thimble, silver thimble, shield shape
silver thimble, shield shape, nickel silver: Hello Shaun. The mark on your thimble is for Charles Iles of England. Early 20th century thimbles were marked as yours is, with the three thimbles in a shield shape. According to Norma Spicer, who wrote the booklet, Iles A Family of Thimble Makers it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thimble & Scissors, pinking shears, edgemaster
pinking shears, edgemaster, furniture co: Hello Debi. You don t say what material the thimble is made from, so I will assume it is a plastic advertising thimble. These were popular give aways in the 50s. They are collectible but have minimal value as they were made in great quantities. In excellent...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Toledo Computing Scale, computing scale, dash pot
computing scale, dash pot, honest weight: Hi Abby, Patent number 839736 for a computing scale was issued to Allen De Vilbiss Jr of Toledo, Ohio and assigned to Toledo Computing Scale Co. Barrel top computing scales similar to your were manufactured by Toledo for many years. Many of these scales...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Toledo scale, toledo scale, berning
toledo scale, berning, scale co: Hi John, Your Toledo scale was manufactured for many years by the Toledo Scale Co. Scales like yours were used for heavy duty weighing in warehouses, industries and similar places. Retail value might be $300-$400. Hope this helps. Weigh Daily!!!...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): table, hey george, piece of furniture
hey george, piece of furniture, sure what kind: hey George nice table I am assuming it has several leaves the question I always ask my clients - is this piece of furniture an investment or is it going into your home to be used this table is not a very early piece (probably around 1940) and is not a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): table with yard sticks, yard sticks, cutting table
yard sticks, cutting table, yardstick: Hello Donna, Although this might not be the correct answer and might be outside of my expertise, my guess is that this is a fabric cutting table. You might have seen these tables in stores like Jo-Ann s Fabrics and the yardstick would be there to measure...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): thimble- with stones- antique or mass produced?, silver thimble, gold wash
silver thimble, gold wash, wengert: Hello Sad. The star on the top of the thimble indicates it was made by a German company. There were a number of companies that used the star mark (i.e., Gabler, Wengert, Eber, and others) so I can t tell you more than that without seeing the thimble mark...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Unknown Scale, knife edges, weight plates
knife edges, weight plates, berning: Hi Robin, Your scale is a Berangér Scale. That is a scale constructed on the principle patented by Joseph Berangér in 1847. The load and weight plates are supported above the beam by a series of parallel linkages designed to eliminate side forces on the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): unusual chair, bentwood chair, metal rods
bentwood chair, metal rods, rungs: hi michael your chairs are a type of oak bentwood chair (kitchen chairs) the metal rods on the rungs are a later addition to keep the chairs from falling apart when the hide glue dried out these were made from the late 1800 s tot he beginning of the 28th...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): upright piano, pat march, furniture co
pat march, furniture co, pianos: Hi Beth Nice to hear from you. Beth I can only relate my own experience to you with regards to these lovely old pianos (works of art in my opinion). I am up in Canada and find these old pianos are hard to give away at the best of times. So you ask me their...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): VARNISH BATHROOM ANTIQUE, marine varnish, matte finish
marine varnish, matte finish, vessel sink: good morning JULIE WARNING!!!! be careful about using any solvent based finish as you might disslove the finish on the cabinet a safer suggestion would be to paste wax the surface i use Butchers paste wax (available in any hardware store) if the sink...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Virginia House glider, dining chairs, spring type
dining chairs, spring type, piece of furniture: Barbara - Off the top of my head I can tell you that the chair is not antique. Virginia House is/was a 20th century company. I look forward to seeing the photos. You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com. Please send the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vandlized furniture, bob wiley, latex paint
bob wiley, latex paint, shellac finish: good afternoon Yvonne sorry about your secretary the removal process is really going to depend on the type of paint, if it is oil, I use a product called 5f5 (you can get this in any hardware store) but this will also take off whatever is under the paint,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vintage hanging scale, paula spring, spring scales
paula spring, spring scales, hanging scale: Hi Paula, Spring scales like yours were manufactured by many different companies, including Chatillon, in the late 1800s and early 1900s for general weighing purposes. Retail value might be $10-$35. Hope this helps. Weigh Daily!!! Bill & Jan Bernin...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Whitney carriage, silk tapestry, leominster mass
silk tapestry, leominster mass, pram: I would use whatever material you want based on color and pattern, etc, nothing to delicate, good heavy stuff and I would Scotch-Guard it also.I would tend to go with something close in weight to the original. Good Luck, Rob http://www.andersonsrestorations.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wicker Bloch Go-Cart Company, wicker go-cart, Bloch Go-Cart Company
wicker go-cart, Bloch Go-Cart Company, Egg Harbor: How interesting Dave, that your father worked in the wicker Bloch Go-Cart factory in Egg Harbor! I m sure you ve already exhausted all avenues through your father s records and recognition and checked all the city, county and state records for the company?...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wicker doll buggy, Gendron wicker baby buggy, Richard Saunders wicker appraiser
Gendron wicker baby buggy, Richard Saunders wicker appraiser, wicker repair experts: Hi again Mary, Do you have a picture of your Gendron baby buggy that you could post here? That would greatly help in determining the general age of your wicker piece. For more information on the Gendron Wheel Company of Toledo, Ohio just do a Google...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1/6 Gill bar measure, antique metalware, bar measure
antique metalware, bar measure, gill bar: - Hello Robert, Your little measure was not very old when purchased in 1976. Gaskell & Chambers continued making the smaller sizes of pewter measures of this form after the mid 20th Century. Such measures are very common, and values are less than...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1940's bedroom furniture, fred taylor, jpg files
fred taylor, jpg files, online photo album: I look forward to seeing the photos. You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com. Please send the photos directly to me as .jpg files. DO NOT put them in an online photo album. Be sure to include a copy of your original inquiry...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1948 Jennings Sun Chief, jennings mill caille watling antique vintage slot machines gambling dewey chicago lonestar centaur
jennings mill caille watling antique vintage slot machines gambling dewey chicago lonestar centaur: Karen, It is worth $800-1400 depending upon condition. However, slot machine values are trending downward due to the economy. The lower end of the price range may be more realistic. I could give you more specific information if you email me pictures....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 19th Century Shaw & Fisher Pewter Coffee Pot, pewter alloy, britannia metal
pewter alloy, britannia metal, antique metalware: - Hello Tish, Shaw & Fisher certainly started in 1830, but they were operating much later than 1845 - they were active until about 1894, and from the description I would say your coffee pot is more likely 1850-1870. It is made of Britannia metal,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 3 Wicker Chairs, antique wicker rockers, wicker chairs
antique wicker rockers, wicker chairs, how-to paint wicker: Laurie, do you mean that you are buying all three of these wicker chairs/rockers for $75? If so, then you are really, really getting a good deal, and could easily turn around and sell them for profit. I can t tell from the picture (wicker pieces are too...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Marble Ball Heater, marble ball, antique marble
marble ball, antique marble, room thanks: hi..whatever it is ..it is made of agate glass from the 20 s. after looking in several books i could really find any info...it may have been used as a perfume lamp...where they put a couple of drops of perfume on the top to vaporize it and give a pleasant...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocker, ornate furniture, 18th century
ornate furniture, 18th century, good luck: good morning Krista your rocker is probably a reproduction of a rococco period (mid 18th century) made during the victorian era (1860 s) when this type of very ornate furniture was in high regard you will have to find a manufacturer s mark to find out where...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Chair, mother of pearl inlays, antique rocking chair
mother of pearl inlays, antique rocking chair, pearl inlay: good morning mark I don t believe your rocker is american made - the lines look more European and I would bet that the wood (mahogany I agree) was probably rfinished. I also don t think it is as old as the 1800 s but more likely the 1920 s or the 1930 s...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Horse, intials, collectible value
intials, collectible value, rocking horse: This is a common knock-off from the Philippines. There are literally thousands floating around. These have been imported to the U.S. since the 1970 s. Some have been synthetically aged to give them an antique look. These have no collectible value...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique british pitcher, epson cup, henri bergson
epson cup, henri bergson, chippendale style: If you want you can send me the photos by regular mail, it may take a little longer but you will not have to purchase a digital camera. Please take photo of all the details at every angle and with close up views, and I will try to help. Please send your...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique dresser, steamship line, roanoke virginia
steamship line, roanoke virginia, side details: Please send me photos of the mirror, the back of the dresser, the side, details of the carvings, the drawers, the drawer pulls, a detail of the foot and photos of all the stickers and markings. It will be faster if you send them to my personal e-mail: mawparis@aol.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique iron bed springs, plywood board, antique iron
plywood board, antique iron, iron bed: Hi Paula Nice to hear from you. I m sure you know that these springs cannot be purchased new. Your only hope is possibly from a place like this http://loadingdockantiques.com/ People don t seem to even try to sell these anymore as no one wants them. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally - Circus 1956 Slot Machine, reel slot machine, foreign languages
reel slot machine, foreign languages, target: Hi Candice, These are from 65 not 1956. They were a very popular game and were shipped around the world, so you frequently find them with the score glass in foreign languages. If it s all US writing it will bring around $1000 in working condition....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bathroom scale, bathroom scale, spring type
bathroom scale, spring type, computer hope: Hi Ron, We doubt that you would be able to buy a weight tape for your scale. You might try taking it to a good graphic designer or print shop to see if they can reproduce the weight tape on the computer. Hope this helps. Weigh Daily!!! Bill & Jan...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bed, queen size bed, custom mattress
queen size bed, custom mattress, mattress sizes: This is an English Art Deco bed (circa 1930s/1940s). It is normal that todays mattresses do not fit, Mattress sizes were different in the period when this bed was made. you will need to have a custom mattress made. The bed is worth no more than 500 Euros....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Berkey & Gay Furniture (piece), furniture piece, current market value
furniture piece, current market value, mirror glass: Gene - It is neither a desk nor an entry way piece. It is a dressing table, part of a bedroom set from the early 1920s. You can verify the date by the mirror if it is original. All 20th century American plate mirror included in furniture is dated by law....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bloch Wicker Baby Buggy, Bloch wicker baby buggy, Victorian wicker
Bloch wicker baby buggy, Victorian wicker, baby perambulators: Oh Michelle, that s a wonderful Victorian reed wicker baby buggy from about the 1890s! I can t tell from the picture whether it s in the original condition of stain and varnish or whether it s been painted somewhere along the line. And I m hazarding a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Brandt Cabinet works, Hagerstown, MD., current market value, metal tag
current market value, metal tag, glass shelf: Sandy - Brandt was founded in 1901 so the cabinet cannot be terribly old and ay restoration will increase the current market value. The company is still in business and you can call them at (800) 669-0172. Perhaps they have a record of when that style number...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Brass & Enamel Table Cigarette Holder, outer petals, cigarette holder
outer petals, cigarette holder, general antiques: I do not think that you will have any chance to find a trace of this on the web or with any manufactures catalog, around 12 years ago I have seen a french one that was from the 1930s, I did not purchase it and I don t have a photo. Your cigarette holder was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): baker and co, baker and co, baker furniture
baker and co, baker furniture, baker co: Please send me photos front and back with several views of any of the details, and a close up of the wood. If this is from Baker & Co than this is not an Antique, it is an Antique reproduction. Baker furniture still exits and is based in North Carolina...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bedroom furn., mirror glass, wall mirror
mirror glass, wall mirror, 2 nite: Jauchline - Harmony House was the trade name used by Sears for its color coordinated interior decorating system. The system inlcuded fabric, drapes, upholstered goods, carpets and furniture. Here is a link to some history on the system. http://www.searsarchives.com/brands/harmonyhouse.htm...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bronze, white fungus, vinegar and salt
white fungus, vinegar and salt, bronze figurine: Hi Jennifer Nice to hear from you. Are you using a cleaner of some kind when you rub this off? I have always just used vinegar and salt but I found this site of interest http://www.ehow.com/how_2173946_clean-polish-bronze.html Then once the scale is removed,...