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Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker chase, wicker chaise lounge, wicker chaise
wicker chaise lounge, wicker chaise, willow wicker: Hi Again LeAnna, I ve already answered your first question about this chaise lounge, didn t you receive it in your email box? If not, perhaps your filters block its delivery. You can go to my profile page and see all the list of questions and my answer...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker doll buggy, wicker buggy, Richard Saunders
wicker buggy, Richard Saunders, wicker appraisals: Hi Peter, How nice to hear that your wife was given the gift of the wicker doll buggy, but without seeing a picture of it, I can t give you any advice on it. However, if you attach a photo here, I will tell you what I know about it. There are several...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker out door set 1920 value, wicker furniture, stiff brush
wicker furniture, stiff brush, weather: Hi Michelle Nice to hear from you. Of course I don t need to tell you that the best way to protect wicker furniture is to keep it out of the weather. Nothing much to be done after the fact but get it dried out and indoors. Then determine if the finish...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker love seat, Lloyd Loom settee, Lloyd Loom wicker
Lloyd Loom settee, Lloyd Loom wicker, Richard Saunders: Thanks for sending the picture with the cushion removed from the framework, and yes this is the original spring cushion for sure. Even without seeing a close-up picture of the upholstery, I still think it s been recovered at some time. But they probably...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker rocking chair, wicker rocker, Hardour Longmere wicker
wicker rocker, Hardour Longmere wicker: Hi Steve, Off the top of my head the name Hardour Longmere is not familiar. Could you please attach a picture of your wicker rocker here so I can see it? Also take a picture of the label so I can search for it in my reference books. Thanks. The Wicker...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker set KARPEN, setee, good shape
setee, good shape, wicker: hi, wicker is difficult for me to critique from pictures. Only if it is prior to 1900 would I be confident in saying anything. There are many types, starting with true wicker which is frm a tree, to the paper wrapped that people call wicker to the modern...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker sofa, cathryn peters, wicker sofa
cathryn peters, wicker sofa, lloyd loom: DeeDee, You post or attach a picture here just the same way as you would through an email. In fact, at the bottom of the page is a link that you can click on that I believe says, Attach picture here. You still didn t say what it is you are inquiring...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wood piece, household bleach, bleach solution
household bleach, bleach solution, wooden art: Hi Carol Nice to hear from you. Wipe the box down with a mild bleach solution. About 1/4 cup of household bleach in a quart of water. Then leave the box open for several days. A bit of time in the sun will also help but not strong sun for a prolonged time....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1860 syracuse ny wooden horse tricycyle, syracuse ny, wooden horse
syracuse ny, wooden horse, knock offs: even though you only sent a photo of the business end of the horse, I ll tell you that it s one of the common knock offs from the Philippines. I can tell from the bit of metal shown in the photo and also the crude carving of the lets. Worth nothing as...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1930's hand sink basin w/wood cabinet, washstand, wood cabinet
washstand, wood cabinet, backsplash: hi, this was a 1900s washstand in oak, probably from the grand rapids area. the top and backsplash have been replaced to accept the new sink and fixtures. the drawer and door hardware appear to be appropriate to the age. priceis excellent for what...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1971 Rowe AMI New Orleans Jukebox, rowe ami, amusement games
rowe ami, amusement games, good shape: Hi Billy, in Grade 2 refurbished and at retail in a store about $1,200 with a guarantee. In grade 3 to a dealer about $450.00 in average working condition. So, if it working and it s in good condition it should sell between 450.00 and maybe 1,000.00. Not working...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 22' american shuffleboards, harlem ave, general antiques
harlem ave, general antiques, score boards: Hi Timothy, I have had several question in the past on these, so what I did is go back to a few of the questions and answers I researched and will cut and paste this information below, as it hasn t changed any. Please note that there is a very good link...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 80-90 year old table, quarter sawn oak, tiger oak
quarter sawn oak, tiger oak, woods furniture: Hi Deborah Nice to hear from you. Your table is made from quarter sawn oak. This is often called tiger oak. Quarter sawn oak is not a species but rather just the way the oak log was sawn in the mill. In my neck of the woods furniture made from quarter...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Acorn 1 cent Gumball Machine, gum ball machine, acorn machine
gum ball machine, acorn machine, cheers: Hi Cindy, Your ACORN machine has a value of $45.00, but please remember that this is just a guide value and you can ask more for it, yours looks to be in very nice condition complete with the globe acorn decal. Very nice looking gum ball machine. Cheers...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Age of furniture, quarter sawn oak, ohio thanks
quarter sawn oak, ohio thanks, google: hi, i would need to see more pics to help. the pedestal you show is oak but i need to see the rest of the items. pics to bobklein1@cox.net thanks bobklein hi, thanks for the pics. the table is from around 1900 as are the other pieces....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): American Scale Mfr Co. Fortune Model 300, coin slots, approximate value
coin slots, approximate value, c scale: Hi Vic, American Scale Fortune Model 300 made in 1937 in Washington D.C., Scale carries it s health charts baked into the porcelain on the front. The feature is the four coin slots, pick the right slot and you get your Penny back! Miss the right one and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique American China Cabinet, furniture wax, china cabinet
furniture wax, china cabinet, oblique view: hi, could i get some pictures sent to me at bobklein1@cox.net front view, oblique view, rear view clear jpg files thanks bobklein =============== ================================== thanks, from the pictures it looks like an oak china...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Bakers Table, tin snips, roofing supply
tin snips, roofing supply, galvanized tin: Rhea - I have never seen replacement parts for a baker s table. Your best bet is to replace the metal bottom with a sheet of galvanized tin such as that used in roofing flashing sold at roofing supply stores or home stores like Home Depot. You will need...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Bedroom Set, vanity table, foot boards
vanity table, foot boards, drawer dresser: hi, for me to help you i will need to see pictures of each piece of the furniture. good clear photos, jpg files, no albums, at least 800 by 600 pixels, sent as attachments to my email with a copy of your question included. bobklein1@cox.net thanks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Buffet, renaissance revival, antique buffet
renaissance revival, antique buffet, 1880s: I need to see a photo to help you. From your description, I can tell you that it is not possible to purchase antiques from the 1400 s all of the pieces are in museums or in very important collections because it would be worth at least $100,000. dollars....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique bed frames, salvation army stores, junk stores
salvation army stores, junk stores, foot boards: Hi Jack Nice to hear from you. I get asked this a good bit so a lot of folks are going back to these old beds it seems. I know of no where they can be purchased new. But there are lots of them around. Try scrap yards, Goodwill and Salvation Army stores,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique butcher scale value, computing scales, patent dates
computing scales, patent dates, computing scale: Hi Ben, We believe your scale to be made by the Standard Computing Scale Co. of Detroit. It probably dates from the 1910s to 1920s. If the dial had patent dates or numbers on it we might be able to give you more definitive information. The Standard Computing...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique china cabinet, hardware locks, china cabinet
hardware locks, china cabinet, great shape: Yes, I would be interested in seeing more photos. This is an American made cabinet / showcase. It was not for china it was made for displaying objects. It was made circa 1900. there could be a manufactures mark or stamp, you will have to look close at every...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique dresser, colonial revival, companion pieces
colonial revival, companion pieces, tulip poplar: hi, most furniture is veneered. veneer is not a bad thing, it is merely a decorative thing. what makes modern veneer bad is the underlayment which is particleboard these days where in the past it was lumber core or laminated core. it is a very stylish...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique French bergere armchair, general antiques, club chair
general antiques, club chair, french louis: Alissa, Now that I see the carving and patina of the legs, I think that this bergere was made during the 1920s to the 1930 s The fact that it has been reupholstered does not affect the value, Your chair is worth around $1,300. that is the price what you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Irwin Furniture, mahogany veneers, drawer bottoms
mahogany veneers, drawer bottoms, sweet gum: hi, the picture is too dark to see anything. would you send pics of all the pieces to me at bobklein1@cox.net. thanks bobklein Irwin was in grand rapids from 1920 to 1953. hi, thanks for the pics. it is mahogany veneers with sweet gum...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique? Lamp Indentification, nut and bolt, several thousand dollars
nut and bolt, several thousand dollars, smooth base: Hi, it appears to be an old, high quality art deco period piece. The lady is probably bronze. If this is indeed an original period piece with the original shade, it could be worth several thousand dollars. I haven t seen any repros like this, and since it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Chair, antique rocking chair, furniture manufacturers
antique rocking chair, furniture manufacturers, cox: hi, i cannot enlarge the picture, would you send another one to me at bobklein1@cox.net. copy this email with the picture so i will know what it references. it is not uncommon for furniture to hand mulitple woods and to pinpoint a maker it would have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sideboard, antique sideboard, grand rapids furniture
antique sideboard, grand rapids furniture, distinct style: Hi In the pictures it appears to be oak, most of these are in oak, from the 1890 to 1910 era. The mirror appears to be a replacement one as the old pieces were beveled. There is no distinct style attached but they are usually referred to as Grand Rapids...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique upholstered rocking chair and stool, fabric trims, upholstered rocking chair
fabric trims, upholstered rocking chair, mahogany: good morning CJ you have an Eastlake rocker and stool - looks to be in very nice condition, most likely made of mahogany go to goantiques.com and you will probably be able to find something similar, they also have links to appraisers good luck bo...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Armoire Door Lock broken, hi ed, fifty dollars
hi ed, fifty dollars, locksmith: Hi Ed Nice to hear from you. You can remove the locking mechanism easier than removing the door I ll bet and the locksmith you take it too will do that anyway. Should be fairly straight forward to remove. As far as a price Ed, I can t comment on that as...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Atlas Furniture Bedroom set, mahogany veneers, jamestown ny
mahogany veneers, jamestown ny, furniture showroom: hi, you are correct in that this is 50s vintage. i would think that the drawer fronts and tops are mahogany veneers. the numbers on the back mean little outside of the factory. for tax purposes i would get a receipt for at least 300 for the dresser,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Aztec Pinball Machine, pinball guide, mr pinball
pinball guide, mr pinball, pinball machine: Sure Eric, I have it right here for you but the value quoted might make you change you mind on waiting: Williams Aztec made in 1976, 4 player game which 10,150 units were made and value is $600.00. But hold the phone here...........Another one was also...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Is it an antique, oriental style, fred taylor
oriental style, fred taylor, peice: Matt - Your chest is not an antique. It is a 20th century factory made chest that has been painted in a simplified version of the oriental style called chinoiserie. Here is a similar chest that sold for $225 at auction in January of 2009. http://www.liveauctioneers.com/item/6104434...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique stand, thin piece, steel wood
thin piece, steel wood, design details: This is American made furniture made circa 1920, that mixes French and English design details, this is sometimes called a what not , you should be able to refinish this by using a fine steel wood then a varnish. I would value this around $35 dollars...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique Baby sewing machine, iron machine, sewing machine
iron machine, sewing machine, montgomery ward: Hello Linda, Thank you for your query and for including photographs of your machine. This is a small cast-iron machine and it was sold in a wooden box that said Everybody wants a BABY . It was sold through the Montgomery Ward catalogs of 1896, 1897 and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique chairs, antique chairs, napoleon iii
antique chairs, napoleon iii, armchairs: These look like Spanish Napoleon III style armchairs circa 1880s and the one with in front of the arms is for the Husband and the other is for the wife. I need to see a detail of the carving to tell you more and to confirm my analyses. Please send me a photo...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique furniture, french napoleon, napoleon iii
french napoleon, napoleon iii, french louis: The two chairs could be Spanish Napoleon III style circa 1880s The two small tables look like French Napoleon III style circa 1880 s The table looks like it could be French Louis Philip style circa 1860 s To tell you more and to confirm my analyses...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique ostrich carousel, antique carousel, ebay
antique carousel, ebay, personal inspection: Hard to determine the authenticity without a personal inspection, but it appears to be an English carving. It s not easy to sell these types of things (or any collectible for that matter) in these hard economic times. Other than Ebay, I don t know where else...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique sewing table, miniature sewing machines, antique thimbles
miniature sewing machines, antique thimbles, domestic sewing machine: Hello Shalene, I am assuming that what you have found is a full-sized sewing table for a household or domestic sewing machine. If this is the case, I am afraid I cannot help you as my expertise is in antique toy or miniature sewing machines, antique thimbles...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique smoking-closet, walnut veneer, tulip poplar
walnut veneer, tulip poplar, interior lines: hi, it is a smoking stand or humidor but for storing tobacco products and made around 1920. I cannot tell the wood species from the picture but these style pieces were generally walnut veneer with sweetgum or tulip poplar as the case wood. In the condition...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique table, fur company, judy judy
fur company, judy judy, furniture company: Judy - 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 photo...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique thimble, thimble, ebay
thimble, ebay, darlene: Hello Darlene. Without a picture, I am at a big disadvantage, but I m pretty sure your letters are ALPACA and it stands for a town in Mexico where your thimble was made. If the design on the outside of the thimble looks like wire work, that would cement...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): appraisal, carousel gumball machine, antique machines
carousel gumball machine, antique machines, glass globe: Hi Brandie, Boy, I am really sorry but I have no idea of what you have. Without a photo it s imposable for me to make any kind of good guess. But, I bet your talking about the newer ones you see on location now, and I only dabble in the very old antique...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): approx. value chicago coin twinky pinball game, pinball arcade, pinball game
pinball arcade, pinball game, chicago coin: Hi Rick, Twinky was built in mid 1967 and the artwork on the game reflects that period, mod clothing and all. It was one of the first Chicago Coin games with automatic ball lift, as previously you had to push in a plunger to lift the ball. Not a very collectible...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): armoire, red gum, fred taylor
red gum, fred taylor, armoire: Barbara - The piece is known as an armoire. Based on the design and the router lines in the panel and the drawer, I would say the cabinet is not antique. It is a Depression era piece from the 1920s or 1930s and is not old enough to be an antique. The wood...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): art deco statue, e mail address, bill thomson
e mail address, bill thomson, general antiques: All of the ones I have seen from the 1930s are much smaller than the one you have and I have never seen one with a glass bowl, I will have to do some research. my specialty is furniture but I do know someone who may be able to help. send me your e-mail address...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): B & H Lamp, flower pot, glass globe
flower pot, glass globe, clay pot: Hi, B&H is a sought after collectable today. Even in this condition is worth over $100. it used to have a round hand-painted glass globe with a chimney. If that were there it could be worth several hundred. It is from late 1800s to early 1900s. Thank...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally slot machine, mechanical game, progressive jackpot
mechanical game, progressive jackpot, lighting model: Hi Andrei, OK, so it s not an E/M slot, it s an electronic Bally E-1 Series model, double progressive. Some of these E-1 s had the later E-2 boards in them, I seen that before but as to you question, is it a good slot? Yes, I would say so as long as it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bathroom scale, horizontal dial, patent number
horizontal dial, patent number, google: Hi Maureen, Patent number 1233124 was issued to T B Powers on July 10, 1917, but according to Hanssen s Book of Scales it was never produced. Your scale was manufactured in the early 1920s. Hanssen s book may be downloaded here:http://www.lulu.com/content/hardcover-book/book-of-scales/657559...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bedroom suite, chest of drawers, general antiques
chest of drawers, general antiques, thick legs: hi barbara i am glad you corrected the family ownership, it had me puzzled because this has all the characteristics of 30s rather than later as i was figuring from the family tie. The style of the legs are unusual being the size they are, i have only seen...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bloch USA Wicker Rocking Chair, google search, historical group
google search, historical group, google: The only information I could find in my materials is a Bloch Go-Cart Co, Philadelphia, PA. You may be able to do a Google search or contact a historical group in Philly to see if they have more information. Good Luck, Rob http://www.andersonsrestorations.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bookcase, neighbor lady, fred taylor
neighbor lady, fred taylor, s market: Jay - Grand Rapids Chair Co was formed in Grand Rapids in 1872 making chairs and selling surplus logs. Their line rapidly expanded to include a wide assortment of furniture and by the turn of the century their ads said We make no chairs. In the 1880s...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally series e 1000 slot machine 1983 ., wheel mechanism, insert coin
wheel mechanism, insert coin, work horse: Great on the reel reader! Lets assume that your insert coin is lit on the front door, is it? well if it is, then I would guess it has something to do with the coin comparator, they are very funny that way. Check the very small wires going to the comparator...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): brass on furniture, nylon brush, chest of drawers
nylon brush, chest of drawers, soft nylon: hey stephanie easy fix soak them in warm water and remove the buildup with a soft nylon brush (old tooth brush - don t use it to brush your teeth afterwards!!) then polish with noxon - this has a corrosion inhibitor in it lacquer the brass if you don t...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carousel Cat, dentzel, brass plate
dentzel, brass plate, solid wood: Yes, it s very possible that this is a Dentzel cat, but to be absolutely certain, you d need to have an expert inspect it in person. I would suggest that you hang on to it. If you try to sell it in this market, you ll be presented with offers far below the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carved Dining Table and Buffet Stand, old clothes, paste wax
old clothes, paste wax, washcloth: hi, please send pictures to bobklein1@cox.net and quote this post with the email. just judging from the picture of the door and what you said about the extension or draw leaf table, it sounds like 1920-30s. give me good clear pics of the water damage...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carved oak chair, oak chair, thrift store
oak chair, thrift store, webbing: hi, i need a closer picture of the front at the top an a shot of the rear to help. bobklein ======== ================================= hi, this may be a clergy chair, or from a lodge, i tend to think a lodge chair from the 30s that sat...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cedar Chest, ferguson bros, harry ferguson
ferguson bros, harry ferguson, cedar chests: hi, Ferguson brothers manufacturing made cedar chests from 1934 to 1953, along with other furniture. this chest appears to be done in the chinese style during the late 40s early 50s. they are not connected with lane, lane stamps all their items with...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chairs, period chairs, rookery building
period chairs, rookery building, general antiques: generally when a chair or other furniture is made of a period or in a period a wood appropriate to that period would be used. what i see here is mahogany and birch. appropriate. birch is often used with mahogany because it stains well and has a figure...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chairs, jasper al, knock offs
jasper al, knock offs, additional photos: hi, Thanks for the additional pictures, it sure makes things earier. these were reproductions of victorian chairs, but these are top of the line repros probably made in Montgomery, Al or Jasper, AL around 1920-40. The wood is mahogany, later repros...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Childrens rocking chair, statesville north carolina, colonial reproductions
statesville north carolina, colonial reproductions, vintage piece: hi the statesville homemade chair factory or statesville chair factory now statesville chair started in 1919 and was still in operation in 2006, they may still be. they made and still make colonial reproductions, good quality. my guess is that your...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): China Cabinet, china cabinet, cabinetmaker
china cabinet, cabinetmaker, appraisal firm: This paper does not really help, except that it says that it is signed, you will need to look at every inch of the piece to find it. I do not agree with the appraisals this does not mean anything it is not marked by an official appraisal firm. You need to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cleaning old used furniture, finished wood surfaces, household bleach
finished wood surfaces, household bleach, bleach solution: Hi Jean Nice to hear from you. I would not use ammonia on furniture finishes. Wipe all the finished wood surfaces with mineral spirits and a rag. This will clean and remove any surface smell. All interior wood can be washed with a mild household bleach...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cleaning a Slot Machine, presser washer, coin operated car wash
presser washer, coin operated car wash, paper towels: Hi Norton, Glad to hear that your escalator is working good now, that s cool. As for the mechanism, that s another matter. Yes, you can remove the entire Reel Bundle from the Mechanism without to many problems. If you have reel brakes these are hard wires...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cocktail Cabinet / Cart - Dry Bar, krome kraft, liquor cabinets
krome kraft, liquor cabinets, walnut veneer: hi, i prefer pictures of all sides and the back. if there is a drawer then i need a picture of the side of the drawer where it joins the front. send to me at bobklein1@cox.net i prefer pics 1024 x 768 but larger are ok. thanks bobklein =========...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coke Machine, coke machine, antique value
coke machine, antique value, pop machine: Hi Becky, This is a square top type Coke machine, it s not really a collector type pop machine, they have to be old, best way to tell a collector machine like this, is it has to have round corners. This still has some value but for someone who wants an...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Conant Ball Furniture Makers, conant ball furniture, furniture makers
conant ball furniture, furniture makers, collectible value: hi, this is from the 50s as you suspect and looks to be cherry wood. at auction it would bring 150-200 at most since this has no antique value and is contemporary. Conant ball is a good long standing company that built good quality furniture but there...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Craddock Furniture, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, recognizable name: hi great pictures, thanks, I am going to have to figure out how to send pictures like that, in a zip file. bobklein1@cox.net most people refer to this as a duncan phyfe style and that is the recognizable name but it is incorrect, these are sheraton...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): candy scale, nickel silver, berning
nickel silver, berning, retail value: Hi Mark, We found your scale in our Jacobs Brothers 1937 catalog where it was described as follows: ...confections scale enjoys unequaled popularity through-out the country. Furnished with specially designed nickel-silver candy scoop, aluminum weight-holder,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): caring for unfinished wood, tung oil, chest of drawers
tung oil, chest of drawers, wooden chest: Hi again Elaine Thank you for the kind words. Yes its perfectly fine to damp wipe a tung oil finish. Most every piece of furniture in my home has a tung oil finish and its never a problem. My coffee table especially sees grandchildren eating, snacking and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carousel horse, marcus illions, maryanne stevens
marcus illions, maryanne stevens, roswell new mexico: If it was purchased from MaryAnne Stevens in Roswell, I know that it would be an authentic piece. I have no idea what value the horse would have, especially not being able to see it. Illions figures have sold in a range of $2,000 to $120,000.00 depending...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chair, napoleon iii, mt st
napoleon iii, mt st, gold leaf: You may have something that is special, please send me photos of the entire chair so I can see the legs, a close up photo of the painting of Mt. St Michael, a close up of the leg, a photo of the underside of the chair and a photo of the back of the chair....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chest?, charcoal pencil, colonial revival
charcoal pencil, colonial revival, thriftstore: hi, you bought a walnut veneered bureau/dresser which at one time had a mirror that may have attached to teh chest or hung on teh wall. it is from the 1900=1920 period and is generally referred to as colonial revival in a louis xv styling. i cannot...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): coca cola vendo, tonawanda ny, soda machines
tonawanda ny, soda machines, jack prince: Hi Mike, Try this guy below, if he can t help you I don t know where else to send you. LOCKS & KEY, Problems: For Mills, and other slots, for lock or keys and lock work, jukebox keys, arcade keys, a good source is: Jack Prince 491 Evergreen Dr....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): coffe table, reddish tint, mint condition
reddish tint, mint condition, coffee table: hi, i will be glad to answer your questions but i will need pictures sent to me at bobklein1@cox.net. include the email with the pictures so i will know what the pictures are in relation to. multiple, clear pictures thank you bobklein ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): how to condion chair, cane furniture care, how-to care for cane furniture
cane furniture care, how-to care for cane furniture, wicker furniture care: Brian, How lucky were you to find these chairs and the table! How many chairs were there and could you send another picture of the entire chair? Am I to assume these chairs only have the woven seat and are not woven throughout? And how about the table?...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): confedarate furniture, empire period, empire style
empire period, empire style, second empire: HI, i will need some pictures to help you. send to me at bobklein1@ cox.net, jpg files, no albums, multiple views, front sides back underneath and any special details. include the post with the pictures thanks bobklein ============== ======================================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): console slot, blue moon, ebay
blue moon, ebay, acme: Hi Larry, I can understand that, there were a few of these out there for awhile but you don t see them very often, not often enough to get a good price fix on them, they just don trade but once in a blue moon so your kinda on you own. I would say you could...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): console slot, Slot Machine, Acme Roulette
Slot Machine, Acme Roulette, Roulette: The Acme Roulette is a very cool machine. Only 100 were made. I actually owned one of these but sold it a long time ago. I sold mine for $5,000. Mine was in excellent condition. The glass and cabinet were perfect and I don t think mine was ever used...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dating antique baby carriages-wheels and tires, antique baby carriages, wire spokes
antique baby carriages, wire spokes, wheel spokes: I am in agreement with you. In any material I have, it shows the metal rims & rubber tires but everything dates from @ the 1900s. I found a reference to a company in Minnesota that started in the early 1890s and used wood on metal rims. The Whitney co did...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Day Bed/Fainting Bed/Chaise Lounge?, sears catalog, fainting couch
sears catalog, fainting couch, chaise lounge: hi, 1890s oak fainting couch, davenport, day bed, recamier all terms are appropriate to most folks but some high brows will argue the issue. i use fainting couch. As to who made it, without a label there is no way of knowing, there were 10s of thousands...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Decal for 1 cent grip tester, buying antique gumball peanut and pulver chewing gum machines arcade old slot machines dice hance
buying antique gumball peanut and pulver chewing gum machines arcade old slot machines dice hance: Rick, You can buy the decals at www.crowriver.com On the site go to coin op, then gumball & peanut machine parts, then to decals and find arcade machine decals on the bottom of page. I would value a rough example at around $100. I would expect a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Depression Era Furniture, king size headboard, depression era furniture
king size headboard, depression era furniture, united furniture: Hi Miriam, I sure wish that everyone was as considerate as you to send photos along with the questions. And good ones and multiple ones at that!! About the label. The blue part appears to be correct, the other part, the white, perhaps someone placed...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Desk: Battered but with potential, reddish tinge, french louis
reddish tinge, french louis, restorer: This desk is not an antique, from your photo this desk looks like it was made in the 1960s, it is a French Louis 15th style but it is American made and this form never existed in the period. It is worth around $150 dollars. If you could restore it yourself...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Desk Questions, mahogany veneer, tongue and groove
mahogany veneer, tongue and groove, drawer fronts: hi, this is a manufactured desk made in the 1940s. Mahogany veneer on the drawer fronts, good drawer pulls in brass. i would guess that the sides and top are mahogany veneer as well although the fancy grain on the drawers is not repeated on the top and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining room china hutch, sister in law, ebay
sister in law, ebay, dining room: hi, this is not an antique, it is from the 1970s at the oldest. You are correct that it is pine. Value today is only as used furniture not as and antique or as a collectible. At an auction it would bring 300-400$ which is in line with a new one at 800-900....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining room suite, queen anne style, walnut veneer
queen anne style, walnut veneer, silicone oil: hi, i would need to see a picture of everything to help. send to bobklein1@cox.net thanks bobklein Hi thanks for the pics. the set is from the 1900-1920 era. The legs tell us it is a queen anne style. The table top and fronts of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining table, duncan phyfe style, metal claw
duncan phyfe style, metal claw, claw feet: hi, you have a mahogany veneered dining table for the late 40s. There were 10s of thousands of manufacturers in operation at the time so without a label there is no way of knowing where it came from. most people call these duncan phyfe style, the term...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dixie Dresser, medium density fiberboard, furniture value
medium density fiberboard, furniture value, antique value: Hi, Although a nice looking piece of furniture there is no antique value here. This is a contemporary piece from the 60s or 70s. It only has value at to utility and as a nice piece of used furniture. value around 100-125$ at auction. as to the missing...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dixie Night Stands, general antiques, girls bedroom
general antiques, girls bedroom, henry link: hi thanks for the nice clear in focus pictures. what you have is from the 1960s. The wood is cherry with a distressed finish . the distressed is the black flecks on the wood, this was done at the factory and is part of the factory finishing process....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Doll Buggy?, research books, ebay
research books, ebay, buggy: Thanks for your question, I would say that this is a import item, not an antique. I have looked in my research books and cannot find anything that looks like this as an antique. It still is a nice piece for a doll. Rob http://www.andersonsrestorations.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dressers, quarter sawn oak, proper restoration
quarter sawn oak, proper restoration, intrinsic value: hi, you have one dresser, the one with the serpentine front an one sideboard base, the one with the doors. They are quarter sawn oak built between 1890 and 1910. Proper restoration will only enhance any associative or intrinsic value. As they are...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Drexel table, sofa table, world war ii
sofa table, world war ii, fred taylor: Nancy - Tables like yours are typically referred to as plantation tables. They were very popular during the Depression and in post World War II America when housing was in short supply. The table could be expanded to seat an entire family but dismantled...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining suite, dining room, cox
dining room, cox, attachments: stacey, i had asked you to send photos of alll the pieces to me at bobklein1@cox.net for me to help you. send the pics as attachments to teh email and i will look them over and answer your questions. I am unable to be accurate with just partial pictures....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): doll carriage, wicker doll buggy, wicker repair experts
wicker doll buggy, wicker repair experts, furniture repair directory: Hi Carolyn, I m flattered you contacted me about repairing your wicker doll carriage handle. But without a picture or two, I haven t a clue as to what this piece needs for repair. Please attach some pictures here and I will be better able to advise you....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dresser/secretary/bookshelf?, maddox table, colonial reproductions
maddox table, colonial reproductions, heinz 57: Rachel - The piece was made by Maddox Table Co of Jamestown as part of their Maddox Colonial Reproductions series, made in the 1940s. But this piece is not a true Colonial Revival reproduction like so many of their pieces. This one has the traditional style...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): drexel dining set, mahogany veneer, general antiques
mahogany veneer, general antiques, table chairs: hi, new hampton court is only important as to the name of their line. the chairs, whether or not they are the same line is irrevellent, these shield back chairs go with the table. my pricing on these is 65$ per square foot on the table assuming normal...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Evans Rolletto Jr., bally, paces
bally, paces, spinner: Larry: I will send a note to the guy who asked the question about the Royal Draw to see if he can give me his email which I will then give to you. I really don t know that much about the console machines. However, I think if one was restored and looked...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Fairbanks Springless Platform Scale, conveyor lines, double pendulum
conveyor lines, double pendulum, aluminum alloy: Hi Kathryn, Your scale is described in the Fairbanks 1930 catalog as follows: Bench Dial Scales- Fairbanks bench dial scales are especially adapted for use in factories, mills, warehouses, laundries, shipping, recieving and stockrooms, for weighing on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Flint & Horner Chest of Drawers, chest of drawers, oblique view
chest of drawers, oblique view, fline: hi, without a picture all i can do is tell you about the company. send pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net front view, oblique view., side view , rear view, close shot to see wood grain. flint & horner is a rare mark as printed here. another mark...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Flintstone Vending Machine "Dino Lucky Egg", vending machine, coin machines
vending machine, coin machines, antique coin: I just found another one if your interested, it s at: http://seattle.craigslist.org/see/atq/1284658326.htmlLorie, Rodger I just found this, just now, like this morning, and it real close to me, just across the sound and a hand full of miles north of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Fold a way bed, wire spring, mesh wire
wire spring, mesh wire, question thanks: hi, i need a picture to tell you anything accurate. pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net, included the original post so i will not have to search to match the pic to the question. thanks bobklein =================================================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Furniture, empire period, albuquerque nm
empire period, albuquerque nm, drawer front: hi, the style could be anywhere from the mid 1800s to the 1920s. we have the empire period 1840-50, the second period 1880-90 and the third empire period 1920. The drawer pulls are not appropriate for the mid 1800s. i will need pics to tell, send to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Furniture history and value, furniture history, history and value
furniture history, history and value, online photo album: Bonnie - Sorry but the photo did not show. If you can send me some photos of the desk 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...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Furniture Value, furniture value, furniture shops
furniture value, furniture shops, bubble glass: hi Saginaw Furniture Shops opened in the late 1920s and is now out of business but this style of furniture is timeless. they were ainexpensive medium quality company. the piece you have whether from the 40s or 50s would bring 400-500 at auction and are...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique butcher scale value, mint conditon, computing scale
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique butcher scale value, mint conditon, computing scale, dents

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique furniture, two chairs, horsehair
Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique furniture, two chairs, horsehair, mahogany

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique thimble, precious metal, alloy
Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique thimble, precious metal, alloy

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally series e 1000 slot machine 1983 ., rightmost, money
Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally series e 1000 slot machine 1983 ., rightmost, money

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Conant Ball Furniture Makers, conant ball, diamond
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Conant Ball Furniture Makers, conant ball, diamond

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Craddock Furniture, furniture
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Craddock Furniture, furniture

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Day Bed/Fainting Bed/Chaise Lounge?, florida state fair, fainting couch
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Day Bed/Fainting Bed/Chaise Lounge?, florida state fair, fainting couch

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Depression Era Furniture, burlington industries inc, ny times article
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Depression Era Furniture, burlington industries inc, ny times article, united furniture

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dixie Dresser, dors, whit
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dixie Dresser, dors, whit, drawers

Collectibles-General (Antiques): drexel dining set, redone, grandparents
Collectibles-General (Antiques): drexel dining set, redone, grandparents, good luck

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Flint & Horner Chest of Drawers, carving wood, drawer chest
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Flint & Horner Chest of Drawers, carving wood, drawer chest, horner

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Flintstone Vending Machine "Dino Lucky Egg", amp fuse, coin changers
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Flintstone Vending Machine "Dino Lucky Egg", amp fuse, coin changers, bottom line

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Glass Decanter with Stopper - Modele Depose, seam, decantor
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Glass Decanter with Stopper - Modele Depose, seam, decantor, french crystal

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Help identifying rescued chair
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Help identifying rescued chair

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identify Grandmothers Antique Bedroom Set, heather, cell phone
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identify Grandmothers Antique Bedroom Set, heather, cell phone, parents

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Looking for Info on Furniture Co from early 20th Century, west asheville nc, statesville nc
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Looking for Info on Furniture Co from early 20th Century, west asheville nc, statesville nc, imperial furniture

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lane vintage magazine rack or coffee table, lane furniture, table legs
Collectibles-General (Antiques): lane vintage magazine rack or coffee table, lane furniture, table legs, furniture co

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Re: Wrought Iron Outdoor Floor Lamps
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Re: Wrought Iron Outdoor Floor Lamps

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sabino Lustre
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sabino Lustre

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Taylor Made Kidney Shaped Desk, kidney shaped desk, flat profile
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Taylor Made Kidney Shaped Desk, kidney shaped desk, flat profile, federal style

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage Lane Cedar Chest - Chemical Used on Interior?, lane furniture company, lane cedar chest
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage Lane Cedar Chest - Chemical Used on Interior?, lane furniture company, lane cedar chest, style numbers

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vanity and lyre back chair, back chair, vanity
Collectibles-General (Antiques): vanity and lyre back chair, back chair, vanity, 1918

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vintage Buffalo platform scale, e bay, blacksmith
Collectibles-General (Antiques): vintage Buffalo platform scale, e bay, blacksmith, weights

Collectibles-General (Antiques): a few questions about furniture., drexel furniture, furniture co
drexel furniture, furniture co, peasant: hi, if you send pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net i can help, multiple pics in focus, and show all the pieces thanks bobklein just saw your pics. could you send ones that are in focus so i can determine the condition, condition is very important...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gay Time Pinball Machine, pinball machine, gay cruise
pinball machine, gay cruise, gay time: Olivia, I think you may be referring to Gay Cruise. This was a flipperless pinball produced in the mid 1960 s and was supposedly built to get around gambling restrictions on shipping bingo style pinballs. This game has a very low value, unfortunately. In...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Genco acade game, acade game, golden nugget
acade game, golden nugget, backglass: Hi Jeff, I used to own on of the Genco upright ball drop games. It was called Golden Nugget, as yours probably is. They made them with a few other names as well, but with similar game play. I would say if the backglass is in less than nice condition, it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Glass Decanter with Stopper - Modele Depose, glass decanter, crystal decanter
glass decanter, crystal decanter, glass stopper: This looks like a 1930s French crystal decanter is it very heavy, or does it have cut marks or do you see any glass seams I would need to a clear photo of the markings to try to help you more. if it is glass it could be one of a hundred manufactures from the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Grandmothers Bedroom Vanity, mahogany veneer, bedroom vanity
mahogany veneer, bedroom vanity, art deco style: Hi thanks for the pictures It is mahogany veneer that had been originally bleached as was very popular for a time. As a family piece you might ant to consider putting the money aside and having it redone. If you tell me where you are located I may know...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gumball machine, pulver, columbus
pulver, columbus, peanut: Hey Ron, got your pictures, your machine is a bluebird universal. The machine was made from the 20 s - the 30 s and is valued at around $250. They were originally just bare aluminum, not painted like your machine. Please let me know if you need any other...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gumball machine, Wanted gumball peanut machines pulver columbus tutti frutti hance advance climax manikin vendor
Wanted gumball peanut machines pulver columbus tutti frutti hance advance climax manikin vendor: Hi Barbara, Your machine was manufactured in the 1980 s and 1990 s. I see a lot of them in auctions and on ebay. They normally sell for around $20--sometimes for a bit more and sometimes for less. The globe would have some value to someone who has a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Help Identifying this slag glass lamp, slag glass lamp, search ebay
slag glass lamp, search ebay, ebay: Hi, this could be a very valuable lamp from the early 1900s to 1920s. Brands like Miller, Handel, Pairpoint come to mind. W/o any info on the MFG. it is worth several hundred dollars, but it could be worth several thousand. Look for markings along the base...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Help identifying rescued chair, tiny remnant, trash truck
tiny remnant, trash truck, realistic price: hi, you did good. this is thonet by style and design. the wood should be maple made around 1950, now get ready for this. refinished and recovered these sell on line from high end dealers for .....1800$. could you get that, no but it tells you something....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Henry Troemner Balance, nickel silver wire, henry troemner
nickel silver wire, henry troemner, pulp catalog: Hi Jennice, We recommend Shannon s book The Assay Balance its Evolution and the Histories of the Companies that made them . We believe your scale to be listed in Troemner s Balances: Assay-Analytical-Pulp catalog of 1906 as follows: No. 132 Portable...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Heywood Brothers Table, quarter sawn oak, wakefield company
quarter sawn oak, wakefield company, wakefield co: shellac is a natural product that will preserve the label. without the label there is no confirmation of origin. heyward and wakefield company is an icon. it gives desirability and confirmation. when you have labels you have evidence, provinance, proof...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hutch ??, bubble glass, breakfront
bubble glass, breakfront, convex glass: Sharlene - The photo shows the top half of a breakfront from the 1950s with bubble glass in the doors. Bubble glass was the convex glass that was popular in the period. Do you have only the top or do you have the entire piece? If you have the complete unit...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): help please, wholesale value, grade 3
wholesale value, grade 3, juke: Dear Brandi, Your AMI Model H of 1957 has a restored, like new, and in grade one condition, and being sold retail with a guarantee, has a value of $4,000.00. in a grade 2 refurbished and sold retail with a guarantee, a value of $3,000.00. Grade 3 is a wholesale...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): hepplewhite dresser, ballpark figures, professional restoration
ballpark figures, professional restoration, origanal: Hi, There is no doubt that this is Hepplewhite style, what we now have to determine is whether or not this is from the Hepplewhite period and whether it is American or English. There were several periods of time where reproductions of high quality were...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): his and hers chairs, hampton falls nh, victorian ladies
hampton falls nh, victorian ladies, research photo: Hi, These are walnut eastlake victorian ladies and gents parlor chairs made around 1875. There is no way to know the maker as there were 10s of thousands of furniture manufacturing companies in operation at that time. A label isthe only wat to tell the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identify Grandmothers Antique Bedroom Set, bed headboard, silicone oils
bed headboard, silicone oils, wooden planks: hi, forgot to tell you to send pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net from the armoire it is 1930 and is considered to be art deco. spectacular veneer faces!! looking forward to seeing the pics. thanks bobklein ============================== ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Indentify this bench, case restoration, general antiques
case restoration, general antiques, work bench: hi, btw, nice workshop and work bench. i sent a request for some better pictures so i can see detail to be able to answer your question. send them to my email address. this appears to be built to look old an rustic, not an antique just built to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Information on sofa and chair purchased at a thrift store., antique road show, thrift store
antique road show, thrift store, resale value: hi things that loose value are generally things that have historical significance or are of museum quality. that being said it is always best to seek advice before altering anything. Know this, have something PROPERLY restored by some with the skills...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Iron bed with coil springs, hollow metal frames, iron beds
hollow metal frames, iron beds, iron bed: Hi Chris Nice to hear from you. Yes I think these beds are sought after but it depends on their age. Also the solid iron beds are more sought after than the hollow metal frames which came later. Don t worry at all about the boards being missing. This in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): info on table, game table, early 1800s
game table, early 1800s, 40s: hi, it appears to be a mahogany fold over game table from the 1940s in the sheraton style. these have bee nmade from teh 1700 up to the present day. they are quite desirable, especially the ones from the late 1700s and early 1800s but every upscale home...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): info and value of dining table and chairs, dining table and chairs, gumwood
dining table and chairs, gumwood, china cabinet: hi, it is a 1920s william and mary style set, walnut veneers with gumwood as the structural wood. they are popular, more so with a china cabinet or/and a sideboard. what other information would you like. selling prices vary from 200 for the table...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): information on family heirloom, napoleon iii, legs feet
napoleon iii, legs feet, period furniture: The chair and foot stool look like a Napoleon III period furniture, circa 1870s, I need to see a close up of the front legs and the underside of the chair to tell you if it is French or English made. If I can see the wood grain on the photo of the front leg...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): information on family heirloom, family lore, 4 generations
family lore, 4 generations, napoleon iii: I have seen the photo on your other message, the chair and foot stool look like a Napoleon III period furniture, circa 1870s, I need to see a close up of the front legs and the underside of the chair to tell you if it is French or English made. If I can see...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jacobs scale, approximate shipping weight, capacity models
approximate shipping weight, capacity models, pound capacity: Hi Thomas, Jacobs Brothers listed your even balance scale in their 1930s catalogs. It is described as follows: 705 1/2 drug scale. Model number 705 1/2 is ideal for druggists and laboratory technicians for general weighing. Weighs every quarter else...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jukebox, 45 records, o matic
45 records, o matic, retail location: Hi Madeline, I don t recall giving you a web site and don t see it here in my answer, but maybe I did?? OK, so now it s a 1952 M100C and not a 1950 juke. First off, with this economy right now I don t know how value is holding up as not a lot of people...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): jukebox, old fart, hunt and peck
old fart, hunt and peck, hi bob: Hi Bob, You are not even telling me who made it? Was it made by AMI? if so it s not 1947, it would be 1939 to 41. I don t have a lot of information on this, if this is even the right box, if so, I have a little to share with you. Could this be the box,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ketchum McDougal Sterling Thimble, gay ann rogers, mint shape
gay ann rogers, mint shape, thimble: Hello Annette. I m going to guess here, because you did not send a picture of the thimble itself. MKD is the trademark for Ketcham and McDougall, a company that made thimbles from 1832 to 1932 in New York NY. The blank area is referred to as the cartouche...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Knoxville Table and Chair Co., lamp stand, antique table
lamp stand, antique table, hi thanks: hi, i will be glad to help but i need to see a picture. for now; the Knoxville Table and Chair Co was in business from the late 1800 s until the mid 1930 s, in Knoxville. pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net thanks bobklein =====================================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): kiel table, Kiel, davenport table
Kiel, davenport table, badger finish: Shelley - Kiel Furniture Co of Milwaukee billed itself as Manufacturers of Living Room Tables. Kiel made two basic levels of tables, those with veneered tops, usually walnut and those with what they called Badger tops. Badger was a synthetic faux finish...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): kitchen chairs, jpg files, fred taylor
jpg files, fred taylor, online photo album: Peggy - That s not quite enough to go on. If you can send me some photos of the chairs 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....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Would like to know more about this settee, tulip poplar, colonial revival
tulip poplar, colonial revival, time value: Hi, i cannot be certain of the wood, appears to be sweet gun or tulip poplar, some are mahogany, dont think this one is. you have a stylish, colonial revival, camel back loveseat from 1910-20. The fabric is appropriate and the table behind the sofa...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lane Table: Antique and Collectible?, stle, paste wax
stle, paste wax, ferrules: hi, your table was from the 50s and are generally walnut and/or mahogany but are from other woods as well. he metal ferrules on the feet are likely brass. several companies made furniture that showed the dovetails like you describe. absolutely refinish...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): The London Lamp Co, lamp co, lamp company
lamp co, lamp company, old bottles: Hi, this is more a bottle question than a lamp question, but I too have been known to do a bit of digging. It is either 1. A bottle sold by the lamp company that had lamp fluid in it or more likely 2. A bottle of some other substance that was embossed...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Looking for Info on Furniture Co from early 20th Century, antique hangups, statesville nc
antique hangups, statesville nc, personal tragedies: hi, here is something interesting, love the print style; http://www.antique-hangups.com/1450.htm there were so many manufacturers at this time (literally 10s of thousands) and unfortunately many records are incomplete. many of the companies were hit...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lane vintage magazine rack or coffee table, walnut veneer, vintage magazine
walnut veneer, vintage magazine, fred taylor: Dawn - Your table is made of walnut veneer and is from the 1960s or later. It has no antique or collector s value. It is simply a nicely made table by a well known maker. It would sell at auction in the $35 - $50 range. Thanks for writing. Fred Taylor...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills Futurity slot machine, minor scratches, orange paint
minor scratches, orange paint, valid numbers: Hi Pamela, Nice machine, I have one just like it and just rebuilt another for someone. I see your serial number above, and I would guess this puts it in 1935 to 36 judging from my collection of serial numbers. Any MLB numbers you run across are just mills...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills Slot machine, shoreline wa, serial number
shoreline wa, serial number, e mail: Hi Timothy, Well not much here to go by, the 1910 date is the reel strip copyright date and you see that used on 1950 machines even, so that date is no good. Your serial number tells me it could be a 1923-24 model if that is the serial number. Can you e-mail...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): maddox table, colonial revival style, maddox table
colonial revival style, maddox table, jamestown ny: hi, i would need to see a picture to give you a complete answer. The number means little, it is a catalog or tracking number for manufacturing purposes but the Maddox Table Co. was in Jamestown, NY, from 1898-1985 but Maddox sold the company in 1919 to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mission chairs, stickley brothers, ammonia fumes
stickley brothers, ammonia fumes, high humidity: hi, i would need to see the chairs, you can send pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net everything has value, presently everything is down approx 30% from what it was 10years ago according to the WSJ. thanks bobklein =========================== =============================================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mutoscope, penny arcade, metal cabinet
penny arcade, metal cabinet, coin slot: HI Kerry, You ve asked the right person. I m currently writing a book on the history of the Mutoscope companies! I ll keep your answer simple, however. The cast iron Mutoscopes were made around 1900, and with some small variations, there were the two types...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): New purchase, north tonawanda new york, tonawanda new york
north tonawanda new york, tonawanda new york, herschell: This is a product of the Allen Herschell Company of North Tonawanda, New York. The tail was most probably replaced. These usually were manufactured with wooden tails. Currently market value would be in the neighborhood of $2,500.00 or so. B.W. Zubee...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oak Kiel Table, german settlers, panic of 1893
german settlers, panic of 1893, major depression: Hi, thanks for sending the pics, good ones at that!! just quickly, the table appears to be from 1900. I would like to see a picture of the underside, top, and of the label if possible, are there any leaves. It is very nice one and the shape and form...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): OLD BED/EMPIRE?, indoniesia, colored paste
indoniesia, colored paste, furniture wax: will need more pictures to me at bobklein1@cox.net multiple views of the front, back and where the rails attach. it is not empire but is of the victorian style, and we will determine the age and origin when i get pictures. thanks bobklein =========================================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): OLD FURNITURE FROM GERMANY, firma heinz, mobelhaus
firma heinz, mobelhaus, old furniture: The one photo that I can see is a Pre WWII German Art Deco inspired cabinet display case. (Circa 1935) To learn more specific on the manufacture would require research that is too time consuming. I would value this piece around $3,000 to $3,500. dollars....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old dining table and chairs, wood table legs, walnut veneer
wood table legs, walnut veneer, wooden wheels: hi, these style sets are in the william and mary style manufactured in the 1920s. the crank is an unusual feature. the construction of these is generally a walnut veneer on the top and the aprons and the slats in the back of the chairs. the structural...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Furniture, old furniture, indelible ink
old furniture, indelible ink, wood frame: Hi please send several pictures to me at bobklein1@cox.net this looks very stylish. many times there is a paper label on the back or underneath the piece, or a stamp in side a drawer or writing in what appears to be black indelible ink on the back....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old high boy dresser, harper furniture company, mahogany veneer
harper furniture company, mahogany veneer, wood knobs: Hi, this is a quality chest that appears to be from the 1940s. There were several Harper companies but only one Macinnes co. Macinnes was a huge dept store started in the late 1800s. The few Harper companies i found were manufacturers which would have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Office Desk Identification, patent number, patent search
patent number, patent search, office desk: Thanks for your question Rick, From my research,the Patent Pending number appears to be different then the patent number.The patent number would have your desk being made in the 1850s, that s not the case. i would say your desk is from the 1930s-1950s....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old quilt, pre quilted fabric, church fund raiser
pre quilted fabric, church fund raiser, lap quilt: It is possible that the quilter placed a newer quilt top on an older quilt. This was a fairly common practice actually, especially among the Amish. When an older quilt got worn, they would simply quilt another tip onto the worn one. Sometimes, they would...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old coffee table, coffee table, jpg files
coffee table, jpg files, fred taylor: Laura - That s not quite enough to go on. 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....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old couch, queen anne, piece of furniture
queen anne, piece of furniture, accurate assessment: it is indeed a nice couch although contemporary. i would not consider this to be victorian but queen anne would be appropriate. i commend you on wanting to see it saved, although to cover this would cost a bundle it would be a much better piece of furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old kirby beard needles &H.Milward&sons, sewing needles, sewing tools
sewing needles, sewing tools, great grandmother: http://books.google.com/books?id=T4O3vIHhjoUC&pg=PA209&lpg=PA209&dq=needle+packets&source=bl&ots=J0bjam0BZ_&sig=If3CzlU1g5C6Wg0xW0RZU4ps18Q&hl=en&ei=pp7YSf6OI8TMlQfrzNzcDA&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2#PPA209,M1 Hello Martin. Needle packets are...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old marble inlaid table, exact story, victorian style
exact story, victorian style, marbles: i will need more pics, full top view, side view, base view, underneath view. thanks bobklein pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net make sure they are clear and large enough for me to see, no album format ===================================== ==================================================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old sewing pin cube, helen lester thompson, needles and pins
helen lester thompson, needles and pins, sewing pin: Hello Alexis. Without a picture, I can only give you general information on your item. You have a paper (cardboard) pin cube. At one time, pins were scarce and expensive, so containers for needles and pins were popular to protect and keep track of them....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pelouze 24 lb. scale, family scales, patent number
family scales, patent number, internal mechanism: Hi Harry, Patent number 601273 was issued to W. N. Pelouze of Chicago, IL on March 29, 1898 for a weighing scale. This patent covered the internal mechanism of your scale. Family scales like yours, utilizing that patent, were manufactured by Pelouze for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pelouze Measuring Guide, us patent office, pelouze scales
us patent office, pelouze scales, rubbermaid incorporated: Hello Lisa, I m sorry that I don t have any more information on your measuring gauge. Without the actual patent number and date it would be difficult to give a definitive date other than 1900 s . Value? Probably in the $50 - $100 range depending on condition....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ½ PINT mug by James Yates
- Hello Bruno, All accurately interpreted - well done! One small point: although 357 was allocated as a UV number from 1879, as the mark in this case has Edward s regnal cypher, this mark cannot date before the start of Edward VII s reign in 1901. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pinball Machine, classic pinball, pinball machine
classic pinball, pinball machine, roy parker: Hi Marie, Your Hi Straight game was made by J H Keeney of Chicago, in 1960. The artwork on the game was done by Roy Parker, one of the classic pinball artists. Keeney didn t make a lot of pinballs, and so collectors don t know much about them or collect...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Precision Scale, anderson computing, metal plaque
anderson computing, metal plaque, precision scale: Hi Martin, We are fairly sure that your scale was manufactured by the Anderson Computing Scale Co. of Anderson Indiana. Youu might be able to get a chart from Bob Depenbrok at the Vintage Cash Register & Scale Co. located here: http://vintagecashregister.net/...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter coffee pot, antique metalware, britannia metal
antique metalware, britannia metal, pewter alloy: Hello Guy, Your coffee was made by John A Asberry & Sons of Sheffield, England, in the 1850s. 261 is the pattern number. The material will be Britannia metal, a pewter alloy used in fabricating from sheet metal rather than casting. True and Fast Above...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter mug ?, glass bottomed mugs, heraldic crest
glass bottomed mugs, heraldic crest, lewis cox: - Hello Gavin, Good question, with lots of well observed detail. The maker s marks, which you correctly describe as pseudo-hallmarks, are those of Samuel and Susannah Cocks of London. Samuel died very early in his career, and it was his widow who...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter thimble found with my metal detector, old english lettering, twcny rr
old english lettering, twcny rr, silver marks: Thank you for the picture, Grant. This type of thimble was made to be given as a gift to someone special. Chances are the embossed (raised) lettering was Forget Me Not. I don t think your thimble is pewter, but it could be silver or brass, as it was common...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): piece of furniture., drawer bottoms, american pieces
drawer bottoms, american pieces, authentic pieces: hi, i cannot tell the age but what it appears to be is a two drawer, stand done in europe in the hepplewhite style. some may want to call it a hunt board but hunt boards are taller. it is made to look like it is from the late 18th c early 19th c. Many...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pinball machines, pinball machines, stock market value
pinball machines, stock market value, backglass: Hi Rick, Sounds like you cornered the market here on Shoot-A-Line s! Lets start with the early model: Bally Shoot-A-Line made in 1962, 28 holes, 6 card, Value in 2007 guide is $275.00. Bally Shoot-A-Line made in 1971, 25 holes, Kit (backglass) for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pinking shears, aflag, betsy ross
aflag, betsy ross, irene: Hello Gene, Without seeing a photo of your shears it is very difficult for me to judge if they have value or not. They could just be a common souvenir item or something quite special. What condition are they in? Are they dated anywhere? A patent date...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): please Identify, restoring antiques, wooden wheels
restoring antiques, wooden wheels, uncle ken: hi jessica what a nice gift. this is a walnut victorian loveseat. it was made around 1870-1880. you are correct the wood is not bent is is glued up and cut. there are numerous reproductions out there but there are a few ways to tell the good from...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Re: Wrought Iron Outdoor Floor Lamps, copper plant, floor lamps
copper plant, floor lamps, light bulbs: Hi, they remind me of an old Bradley & Hubbard style from the 1800s to early 1900s. But they could also be repros of that period, or European, or Mexican. It is hard to tell w/o examining them. If they are B&H, they could be worth several hundred each. If...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Remington Manual Typewriter, remington typewriter, remington model
remington typewriter, remington model, manual typewriter: models below this list. • Table by Ray Kilius/Jay Respler . REMINGTON #2 #4 ...... #6 #7 #8 #9 Date Serial Date Serial Date Serial ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Repair Curio Cabinet Doors, curio cabinet, glass panes
curio cabinet, glass panes, air staplers: Hi Thomas Nice to hear from you. Yes I know a tool. I use it all the time for this type of repair. Its called a brad setter. Here are some examples. http://images.google.ca/images?hl=en&q=brad+setter&btnG=Search+Images&gbv=2 The one I use is shown...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair, van hook, great grandmother
van hook, great grandmother, laminant: hi, without a label there is no way to tell who manufactured 99% of the furniture between the 1860-up period. There were 10s of thousands of manufacturers in operation at that time in this country. Most were from the mid west as that is where 60% of furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking chair, Heywood Brothers & Company, wicker furniture
Heywood Brothers & Company, wicker furniture: Hi Bob, How fortunate for you that you have this unusual rocker, it s totally woven wicker, correct? It s not a wooden rocker, is it? If it s wicker, then perhaps you are describing a platform rocker, but without the pictures, I cannot be certain or...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rain damaged sideboard top, mahogany veneer, mahogany color
mahogany veneer, mahogany color, dark mahogany: hi, chairs are generally a different wood but stained to look like mahogany. the stains used were a water based stain, as was generally used in the 1940s when this was made. save the weiman oil as a keepsake, it is a non drying oil and only makes things...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): refinishing an antique bakers table cabinet, rust stains, hoosier cabinet
rust stains, hoosier cabinet, enamel surface: hi, looks like a hoosier cabinet, hoosier has become a generic name for these cabinets which were made by hoosier, napanee, sellers and a few other manufacturers. some in oak, some in sweet gum, some in tulip poplar, all from 1890s-1920s. as to the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): restore an old chair, wooden toothpicks, harrington west
wooden toothpicks, harrington west, wood glue: Hi Don Nice to hear from you. You say the chair needs to be restained which means it must be stripped of all its finish with paint stripper. You cannot stain over a finish but if its just some wear areas that need staining you can certainly try rubbing...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking chair, statesville chair, chair company
statesville chair, chair company, paste wax: hi there would be no way to tell who made it without a label, but, that is of no consequence, it is a wonderful chair. Use paste wax on it, a dark colored Briwax furniture paste wax. NO OILS. this style is usually seen from the 30s but many times earlier,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): roll top desk identification, pigeon holes, roll top desk
pigeon holes, roll top desk, national desk: hi, could you send pictures of the desk to me at bobklein1@cox.net, also, is there any other information on the desk? since there were literally 10s of thousands of manufacturers in this country it is sometimes impossible to track down by just the name....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sabino Lustre, pic thanks, euro fixtures
pic thanks, euro fixtures, light fixture: HI, I am not real familiar with the value of Euro fixtures. I have rewired many, and usually go by theie appeal and practicality. This seems to be a nice one and has a contemporary deco look. The globes appear to be iridescent. I would say the value is around...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Scale, analytical balance, berning
analytical balance, berning, seko: Hi Joe, The history of Seederer-Kohlbusch may be found on page 56-57 of the Shannon s book The Assay Balance: Its Evolution and the Histories of the Companies that made them which we highly recommend. Your Analytical Balance might date from 1930s-1960s...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Stimpson Scale, pound monsters, saline michigan
pound monsters, saline michigan, computing scales: Hi Michael, According to research done on Stimpson by our friend Utz Schmidt and published in Equilibrium, the journal of the International Society of Antique Collectors; Walter F. Stimpson was born on a farm in Saline, Michigan on Sept. 20, 1870. He went...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sun bleached wood, boiled linseed oil, mahogany
boiled linseed oil, mahogany, two pieces: Hi Anne Nice to hear from you. While wood is not fed, we both know what you mean LOL. But the answer to your question is no. Boiled linseed oil will not help restore the color bleached out by the sun. In fact it will seal the wood which will stay this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): seat replacement, upholstery tacks, woodworking store
upholstery tacks, woodworking store, fiber seats: Hi Trina Nice to hear from you. Here is where to get the leather seats. http://www.vandykes.com/search?arr_filter%5Barr_variation_options%5D%5Bsize%5D%5B%5D=&arr_filter%5Bbrand%5D%5B%5D=&arr_filter%5Barr_variation_options%5D%5Bcolor%5D%5B%5D=&arr_filter%5Barr_variation_options%5D%5Bstyle%5D%5B%5D=&arr_filter%5Barr_variation_options%5D%5Bboring_number%5D%5B%5D=&sSearch=replacement+leather+fiber+seats...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): seeburg jukebox, craigslist org, rpm records
craigslist org, rpm records, wholesale dealer: Hi Scott, The Q-100 was made in 1960 and looks to be a good looking model, and This is one of the last jukeboxes that you could still see the record when it is playing. The q-100 has 100 selections of 45 rpm records, is Only 345 lbs soaking wet, and they...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): shaker chair, shaker pieces, general antiques
shaker pieces, general antiques, judgment call: hi, it appears that the leg fits into the rocker with a tenon into a mortise in the rocker. thanks for the additional picture. bobklein ========================= =========================================== i think that you misunderstand my text...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sideboard, sideboard buffet, oak sideboard
sideboard buffet, oak sideboard, rough idea: This looks like a Oak sideboard from Belgium circa 1900, I would have to see close up photos of the metal handles and a close up of the carving to confirm my analyses. I see pieces like this for sale between $1000 and $1500 dollars. but the it is not the best...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): spinet desk, mahogany veneer, empire period
mahogany veneer, empire period, northern mississippi: Leigh - The desk is called a spinet desk based on the size and shape. In the 18th and 19th century when a spinet piano was worn out it was sometimes converted to a desk. The form was revived during the Depression era of the 1920s and 1930s. Your desk is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sutherland thimbles, red fox, thimbles
red fox, thimbles, gold band: Hello Cindy. The thimbles you describe are more contemporary than those I am familiar with, but I can tell you that Sutherland and Scotland Direct were separate companies that produced thimbles. One company bought the other, at one point. Since only Sutherland...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Table and Chairs (possibly all Gibbard, early 20th C?), picton ontario, dining table and chairs
picton ontario, dining table and chairs, general antiques: hi, understand that there is a difference between an insured value and a fair market value. to explain, lets insure the table for a replacement value with a table of like a kind and quality . where are we gonna find one? we can t, but the insurance...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Taylor Jamestown Furniture, jamestown ny, dresser mirror
jamestown ny, dresser mirror, furniture prices: hi these are around 30 years old, the company made good quality furniture. i cannot tell teh wood from the pictures but it is most likely maple, poplar or gum. there is no antique value but as used furniture prices go, the dresser shown in the picture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Taylor Made Kidney Shaped Desk, kidney shaped desk, jamestown ny
kidney shaped desk, jamestown ny, deks: Tracy - Tell your friend to keep the day job. Taylor-Made was the trade name of Jamestown Table Co of Jamestown, NY. They specialized in bedroom furniture. The kidney shaped desk came along in the late 18th century and was popular into the 1820s. The form...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thimble, silver marks, thimble
silver marks, thimble, thimbles: Hello Mary. The picture of your thimble does look like hand hammered silver. I cannot tell you how old the thimble is without marks, as many thimbles are reproduced from originals. The hallmark you describe may be on Old English S in a shield, which is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thomasville dresser, veneer finish, particle board
veneer finish, particle board, missing piece: good morning christian the veneer is covering some type of base wood or particle board, if you varnish it, it will not look like the rest of the dresser suggest you glue the missing piece back if you have it, if not you will need to purchase matching veneer...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Toledo Postal Scale, cast iron base, jewel bearings
cast iron base, jewel bearings, black lacquer: Hi Neil, Your Toledo scale model 789 is pictured in our 1930s or 40s era catalog where it is described as follows: Toledo parcel post scales model 789. For parcel post and small express shipments. the ideal parcel post scale for hotels, department stores,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): tabletop penny operated tabletop pinball machine, pinball machine, pinballs
pinball machine, pinballs, baseball bat: Hi Allison, A friend wants to use your image on a pinball site he runs, but I need your approval for him to use it. Let me know. Thanks! Larr...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): tallboy bachelor chiffonade, decorative veneers, linen press
decorative veneers, linen press, chest of drawers: Hi, This is a nice piece form 1900-1920. Great decorative veneers. Usually they are referred to as a gentlemans chest. Why, I dont know. They are like a cross between a linen press and a chest of drawers. I think the word you were looking for was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Can you tell me anything about these chairs?, court house, rollers
court house, rollers, chairs: hi, you will do no damage if you have the skills to strip, refinish and upholster these, they appear to be oak judging from the style. The arms were certainly upholstered as well and that would account for the difference in woods. These would have come...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): can you tell me a little something about thisantique marble coffee table, coffee table, marble
coffee table, marble, fad: hi, this is not an antique, it is contemporary from the 1960s or later. The marble is either Italian or it is man made marble, you have to look at the under side to tell, it will be fairly obvious as man made marble is poured and smooth on the bottom,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): toy/miniture Singer machine, toy sewing machine, hand crank
toy sewing machine, hand crank, brown letters: Hello Jim, Firstly, have you sent me an email with photo under the name James ? If so then I have the photo that goes with this email. I have a photo of a buff colored Singer. Please confirm so that I m not confusing two different people. Thanks. Irene...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vendo 44 Coke Machine, refrigeration unit, coke machine
refrigeration unit, coke machine, coin mechanism: Hi Cindy, Well, you know being it is missing everything from the inside and a none working refrigeration unit is not a good thing, not very good at all. A Vendo 44 in un restord working condition has a value of $1,900.00 in my book. So one that is missing...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage Lane Cedar Chest - Chemical Used on Interior?, lane cedar chest, grit sandpaper
lane cedar chest, grit sandpaper, cedar aroma: hi, there has not been any film forming coating on the interior of the chest. i was told years ago by someone whos dad worked at the firm that it was a an aromatic cedar oil applied (the secret formula) i would not be concerned about the toxicity of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage miniature sewing machine, floral motif, sewing machine
floral motif, sewing machine, metal case: Hello Maureen, Are you able to photograph both sides of the sewing machine without the box? I think this is a Casige machine but need to see a full on, both sides of the machine to be sure. I also need to see the base please. If it is a Casige, --- it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage recliner chair, platform rockers, recliner chair
platform rockers, recliner chair, chair type: hi, send pictures to me at bobklein1@cox.net and i will be glad to help. front view, oblique view, side view, rear view, underneath view, and view of the reclining mechanism. Huntley Reclining Chair co did start operation in 1885 in chicago. they...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): value of dining set, mahogany veneers, huntington west virginia
mahogany veneers, huntington west virginia, chair legs: hi, my research material says they were in business between 1910-1935. i will assume that it is a matching set, that the chair legs, table legs, and china legs, all match the sideboard legs. it is from the 1920s and would be a combination of woods,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): value of 'Have a Go' old penny arcade game, pin ball game, penny arcade
pin ball game, penny arcade, backflash: Hi Beulah, A friend provided this information: It s an allwin made by Oliver Whales, circa 1955. It has a multi-pay mechanism that pays out 2, 4 or 6 pennies depending upon which part of the gallery the ball drops into. They are clearly numbered on the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vanity and lyre back chair, colonial revival style, lumber core
colonial revival style, lumber core, red gum: Sharon - Your bedroom set is typical Colonial Revival style from the Depression era to the late 1940s. The overall style is Federal from the early 19th century with Sheraton fluted legs, Federal style ring pulls and Federal appliques of ribbon and wheat. However,the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vintage Buffalo platform scale, wholesale warehouse, weight hanger
wholesale warehouse, weight hanger, platform scale: Hi Bill, We are not aware of any manufacturers or suppliers of used or new parts for early platform scales. You might check with the company itself at http://www.buffaloscale.com/index.html or try a scale company in your area. EBay is also a good source...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Walnut Chest, american manufactured furniture, south canal street
american manufactured furniture, south canal street, renaissance revival: Janet - The firm of Olbrich & Golbreds is mentioned several times in the book Chicago Furntiure - Art, Craft & Industry 1833-1983 by Sharon darling. No mention of Slider. The firm was noted in the 1880s as expanding the factory to make more chamber suites...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Water Damage, solid oak furniture, drexel heritage
solid oak furniture, drexel heritage, cocktail table: good morning first, I don t know anyone in fl who could help you although most of the reputable firms do have web sites with photos and references secondly, without photos I can t do much if you want to send me photos (bobwiley@verizon.net) i will try...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wicker Sewing Stand, Heywood Brothers and Wakefield Company, wicker sewing stand
Heywood Brothers and Wakefield Company, wicker sewing stand, Furniture Repair Directory-wicker: Hi Joan, What a nice sewing stand you have there! Although it s not overly fancy and elaborate, it is very attractive. Is the Heywood-Wakefield label still in tact, and is it in the inside of the top part of the basket pasted to the wood, or underneath...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wooden Thread spools, antiques shop, wooden spools
antiques shop, wooden spools, thread spools: Hello Julie. If you would like to sell your spools, the best avenue is the internet (ebay, or similar outlet) as you get a vast audience. You could also take them to a local antiques shop to see if they might be interested. You can search ebay to see if...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Writing desk, writing desk, drawer pull
writing desk, drawer pull, great shape: hi, i need some closer pictures to tell you the wood type also would like to see a close up of the drawer pull and the side of a drawer where it meets the front of the drawer. Without these pictures sent to me at bobklein1@cox.net all i can tell you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wooden desk, wooden desk, hi mike
wooden desk, hi mike, cooking oil: Hi Mike Nice to hear from you. There are some home remedies that might work but mentioning them usually ruffles feathers LOL. But before you go out and buy (try to find it first), a $10.00 can of Blush Eraser, rub a bit of oil on the ring. Just the regular...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Is it worth trying to fix paper-fiber wicker, Lloyd Loom repair, fibre wicker
Lloyd Loom repair, fibre wicker: Thanks for your question, It does sound like Lloyd Loom furniture. Without seeing the set, I would just say off the top of my head, that yes, it is worth repairing.If a few broken weavers and 1 hole in the arm is all the damage it sounds like it s in pretty...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): what is this?, white mahogany, general antiques
white mahogany, general antiques, hot sand: Hi, i looked back through my email and found no email with your pictures. Would you mind resending, i would appreciate that. I dont know what may have happened to them thanks bobklein bobklein1@cox.net ================= ==============================================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 18th century dining chairs, cane bottom, antiques market
cane bottom, antiques market, bottom chairs: Hi, Nice style and form. You will have to send several photos for me to answer and of your questions. clear, in focus pics of the front, back, underneath. pic of the underside of the seat rails. on the chairs in poor condition, i need the same...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1940's Dining Room Furniture, dining room furniture, dining room set
dining room furniture, dining room set, sideboard table: Hi, Nice set, it is a bit older that the family history suggests. 1915-1920. The style is Jacobean done in oak. I assume there is a table with it. So, blind china cabinet, set of 6 chairs, sideboard, table. If I were to see this at a sale in the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1948 cedar chest, moth ball smell, furniture restorer
moth ball smell, furniture restorer, steel wool pad: Hi Kay Nice to hear from you. Lots of questions here. The interior smell first..Yes sanding will help remove the smell but not all of it. After the sanding leave the chest open. Too bad it wasn t left slightly open all these years. Quite by accident I...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1950 Exhibit's Dale Six Shooter value, backglass, good game
backglass, good game, floor space: Hi Shannon, I own one of them myself. It s a good game that only takes up a small floor space. I d say 500 is an okay price if the backglass is in nice shape and the game is complete. I d say the value of a really nice working example would be $750-1000....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1954 world beauties pinball machine, gottlieb pinball, world beauties
gottlieb pinball, world beauties, pinball machine: Hi Christian, Your Gottlieb World Beauties is from 1960, not 1954. It sounds like you got the date of the machine from the same person who gave you the incorrect appraisal of the game. Sorry to burst your bubble, but the most valuable Gottlieb pinball is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 2 lamps, hotel lobbies, garage sale
hotel lobbies, garage sale, funeral homes: The floor lamp is probably from around the 1920s or 30s. These were typically found in funeral homes, nicer hotel lobbies, etc. With a good shade still intact it is worth around $200-$300. The Ship lamp, if what I am thinking, is from the 60s and worth about...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 2 Oil Lamps Help please, oil lamps, shades
oil lamps, shades, photograph: Hi Theresa, You mention two lamps, but only one is in the photograph. I can only give an opinion of age based on the photograph. Your lamp is of a style from around c. 1910 - c.1920 but are known from around c. 1890 s. sorry that I cannot be more specific....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 4 tier round table, chippendale period, chippendale style
chippendale period, chippendale style, dumbwaiter: Hi, Definitely can be called a dumbwaiter or tiered table. chippendale style, not chippendale period. it is a wonderful form and it is very unusual to have a 4 tier most are 3 tier. if you will send more pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net showing the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): )-60 Lb Detecto scale, detecto scales, weights and measures
detecto scales, weights and measures, baked enamel: Hi Gary, The only scale in our 1937 Jacobs Brother s catalog that is similar to yours is labeled as a Detecto Industrial Dial Platform Scale. They are described as follows: These scales are designed to meet various industrial needs. Special scoops and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Acorn bubble gum machine value, bubble gum machine, bazooka gum
bubble gum machine, bazooka gum, swine flu: Hi Judith I never heard back from you but: Someone wrote me and explained his machine, and he seen this and using your description, I think we know what it is. Using his description and his photo, it looks like you have a machine made by Oak Mag. Co,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Alan Hershell Aluminum Horses, pole hole, herschell
pole hole, herschell, hershell: The fake aluminum Herschells are easy to spot. The have a very large pipe attached to the underside of the horse and base and no pole hole behind the saddle. Other than that, they look, like a Herschell because original Herschells were used to create the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Allan Herschell aluminum pony, allan herschell, carousel horse
allan herschell, carousel horse, artistic value: That price for a Herschell aluminum kiddie horse is very, very high. If you shop around, you can find them for as low as $300. On the high end, $500.00 would be about the maximum retail value. Keep in mind that these are just molded metal so, unlike carved...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): American Antique, walnut veneer, pulley system
walnut veneer, pulley system, jamestown ny: Hi, You did good!! This is a sofa table or console table. Made in the 1900-1920 period, Colonial Revival as the period is called now due to the large numbers of furniture manufactured to revive the classic furniture of earlier. The primary wood is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Cigar Display Case, greenfield ohio, antique cigar
greenfield ohio, antique cigar, reputable websites: hi, nice case in oak but i cannot tell the condition as teh picture is too dark. can you send more pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net. need good clear views of all surfaces condition is the key to selling something. where are you located? thanks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Cotton Gin Scale, cass county mo, stoughton wisconsin
cass county mo, stoughton wisconsin, stoughton wis: Hi Debora, Info on the McDonald Pitless Scale Co can be found in a 1908 history of Cass County, MO located here: http://books.google.com/books?id=7n8UAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA215&dq=McDonald+Pitless&lr= More info may be found here: http://books.google.com/books?id=JWie7ATaoc0C&pg=PA97&dq=McDonald+Pitless&lr=#PPA98,M1...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Coverlet, clock position, o clock
clock position, o clock, clock type: I would say it has to be 1848 as this is about the end of the period when these were made. Yours is a bit late in fact. Is it one piece or two. In other words, does it have a seam running down the center? At this late date, it may be a one piece coverlet....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Desk, colonial revival period, auction price
colonial revival period, auction price, antique desk: Hi, This is a mahogany veneered with figured birch frame vanity or dressing table. It would have had a mirror at one time. Great form and style and condition and are versitle as they can be used as a desk as well. Made around 1920. Colonial Revival...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Dresser, curly oak, general antiques
curly oak, general antiques, drawer construction: Hi, Curly oak is not often used, don t know why, it is not easily cut since the oak is so hard and the grain, going in so many directions will split out unless the tools are very sharp. The dovetails wont change the date unless they are hand cut which...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Plaque, gold paint, wall plaque
gold paint, wall plaque, visible marks: Please send me a photo of the back of this plaque, I believe that this was made in the 1950 or 1960s. the gold paint on the wood frame is typical of this period and is not antique. Please send me the photo of the back and I will confirm my analyses. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Quilt, quilt squares, antique quilt
quilt squares, antique quilt, aproximate: Hi Julie, Your quilt looks like it may be from the 1950 s although the patches could be from the Depression era. It is OK to repair it but use fabric from the same period to do the repairs. The repairs, if done correctly, will increase it value a little...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique rocker, colonial revival period, sewing rocker
colonial revival period, sewing rocker, sweet gum: Hi, I will need to see more pictures of this rocker, especially around the top where the slat and carved piece are. front and rear pics, and pics of the bottom of the chair. send pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net thanks bobklein Hi, Thanks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Server, mahogany veneer, mail thanks
mahogany veneer, mail thanks, rapid temp: Hi, Thanks, I needed these pictures to confirm what I was thinking. The piece is 1900-1920. Refered to as the Colonial Revival era when furniture styles replicated the earlier times. It is also refered to as Empire Style, not Empire period which was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique table and chairs, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, tulip poplar: HI, Nice set, unusual table. These are generally referred to by less informed folks as Duncan Phyfe style but is really a combination of Hepplewhite and Sheraton. All those guys fed off each other and Hepplewhite never build any furniture just did his...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique or Vintage Drum Table, colonial revival period, mahogany veneer
colonial revival period, mahogany veneer, general antiques: HI, Probably around 1920-40, cannot tell the wood from the pictures you supplied. Most likely mahogany veneer around the leather top and birch stained mahogany for the rest. Colonial revival period and a copy, as all furniture is, of an earlier form....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antiques from Malaysia, unpleasant smell, foot pole
unpleasant smell, foot pole, insecticide: Hi Bill Nice to hear from you. In your heading you say Antiques from Malaysia . Its could well be the case the USA will not allow these pieces into the country unless thay are treated. It could also be the case that the pieces arrived in this country...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Art Mirror/Shelf, 50s 60s, antique mall
50s 60s, antique mall, yard sale: Hi, This appears to be from the 50s-60s judging by the style and shape of the carvings and material on the rear. It is unlike anything have seen but I am in tune with older items, 1940 and earlier. I just talked to the owner of an antique mall across...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Assay Scales, new rochelle ny, several thousand dollars
new rochelle ny, several thousand dollars, voland: Hi Stan, According to Shannon s book The Assay Balance: Its Evolution and the Histories of the Companies that made them Voland and Van Zelm was established in 1888. Prior to that year both men had worked for Becker and Sons. Van Zelm s death in 1903 led...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique or not, tulip poplar, colonial revival
tulip poplar, colonial revival, sweet gum: Hi, colonial revival sofa built between 1920-1940, wood could be mahogany, tulip poplar or sweet gum. cant tell from the photos. nice form. value at auction 200, shop 350-400. sofas do not bring much unless they are high styled walnut or rosewood...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique chair, quick responce, colonial revival
quick responce, colonial revival, general antiques: Hi, There is not much antique value as is but I look at things this way, if I like it and had to spend say, 300-400 to have it refinished, could I buy a chair as nice new. Answer to that is no. Thing about your chair is that the quality is there and you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique chifferobe, antique chifferobe, walnut veneer
antique chifferobe, walnut veneer, tulip poplar: HI, Nice that you have a connection through the furniture to your grandmother. These are handy to have, one was probably in most homes as there were no closets built in houses. Probably from 1910-1920, woods are a mix of tulip poplar, sweet gum and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique china cabinet (hutch?), cabriole legs, decorative veneers
cabriole legs, decorative veneers, colonial revival: Hi, To answer the questions I will need additional pics. pics of: back side of a drawer where the side meets the front bottom of drawer viewed from the back showing the bottom and back closeup of the decoration on the crown view of the back...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique desk chair, saddle soap, leather section
saddle soap, leather section, wooden desk: Hi Cheryl Nice to hear from you. If the seat and back are in good condition and are not being removed, you just work around them. And really there is no need to remove them to refinish if care is taken. I like to cover and tape the leather section to protect...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique end table with smoke drawer?, colonial revival period, wet coats
colonial revival period, wet coats, light coats: Hi, Very unusual side table. I have never seen this exact table which is unusual since it is a manufactured table from the Colonial Revival period. This table style dates from 1900-1920. Woods used in this period are usually walnut veneers with sweet...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique german chair question, italian renaissance style, renaissance revival
italian renaissance style, renaissance revival, wood veneer: Thank you for the photos of the back of the chair and the details, the photo of the back shows a construction technique that is from the the 20th Century, also the fact that there is no carving on the back legs and the wood grain does not show any age, the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique rocking chair, antique rocking chair, craftsman style
antique rocking chair, craftsman style, mission furniture: Hi, Great rocker! It is Mission, Arts and Crafts, or Craftsman style from 1900-1910. I prefer Mission. There were decorations on Mission furniture like your decorations. Some done in wood like yours and some done in brass but shaped the same as you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique? scales, antique scales, decorative purposes
antique scales, decorative purposes, berning: Hi Linda, We believe that what you are describing is a relatively modern (1970s-1980s)scale designed and manufactured in Italy for the tourist trade, for decorative purposes only, not for weighing. If you send a photo to us at i-weigh-u@comcast.net we will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique victorian sofa on wheels, victorian sofa, french napoleon
victorian sofa, french napoleon, general antiques: It looks like an original but the only way I can tell is to see a close up of the wood. If it is original that it will be worth around $500 dollars, if it is a reproduction then it is worth around $80 dollars. Also please send a photo of the underside...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Baby scale, patent dates, scale catalog
patent dates, scale catalog, baby scale: Hi Joyce, None of our scale catalogs show your exact scale model with the face design that yours has. Your baby scale was most likely made by Triner Scale Co of Chicago in the late 1930s or early 1940s. This assumption is due to the similarity of the base...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Beautiful, solid, old murphy style bed, side legs, ornate carvings
side legs, ornate carvings, interest value: Hi, It is oak and it is from 1890-1915. Value will depend on the condition and for me to determine that I will need to see several pictures from various angles, of areas of the moving parts, of areas of the carvings, and other areas of interest. Value...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bedroom Vanity/ Dressing table, colonial revival period, vanity dressing table
colonial revival period, vanity dressing table, mahogany veneer: HI, Super fine chippendale style set. Mahogany veneer with sweet gum or tulip poplar as the case wood. There were tens of thousands of manufacturers operation from 1900-1910 when this was made. Colonial revival period. Use Briwax paste wax in a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Broyhill Buffet, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, bellingham washington: Hi, These are the classic styled sideboards with mahogany veneer faces and sweet gum or tulip poplar for the case wood. Generally they are referred to a Duncan Phyfe style but are really a combination and merging of styles, a combination of Sheraton, Duncan...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Buffet, antique store, initials
antique store, initials, drawers: HI, This is a treasure. I will need more pics of the piece, closer on the details, but important is the side of the drawer where it meets the front of the drawer, and, the back of the piece, the whole back upper central and lower. hardware and carving...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Buffet with hutch, tulip poplar, sweet gum
tulip poplar, sweet gum, quality furniture: Hi, White furniture has quite the interesting history and was know tohave produced quality furniture. This buffet is mahogany veneered with decorative crotch or flame grain. The case wood is sweet gum or tulip poplar. The style is timeless and is a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Buffet Table, screw holes, sawed oak
screw holes, sawed oak, open shelves: Hi, This is a quarter sawed oak buffet from around 1900-1910. I am sure that if you look at the back you will see some outline or screw holes where a top was on it at one time. A top that would have had open shelves and mirrors or a mirror. The backpiece...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally circus queen pinball machine, pinball pinball, mr pinball
pinball pinball, mr pinball, pinball machine: Hi Stephanie, Well the hit the year right on, it s a 1960 game, and the short, cover name for all of these type games, is a Bally wood rail bingo pin. The Bally Circus Queen has 25 holes and the Magic Screen , with a value of $450.00. If you want to find...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): broken glass replacement for curio cabinet, corner curio cabinet, bill ferguson
corner curio cabinet, bill ferguson, furniture medic: Hi, I personally know Bill and talk to him often. He is a wonderful person, does not charge enough for his services, is concencious about his work, and attends workshops to further his knowledge and techniques. If the glass is curved he will have to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): buttonholer, singer featherweight, ebay
singer featherweight, ebay, bidders: Hello Nidia, Your buttonholder dates to around the 1950 s and according to research, it is compatible with the Singer Featherweight machine. There are currently a few of these on eBay. One is ending in a few hours with a starting bid of $5.00 and no bidders....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cannon Fire game, cannon fire, general antiques
cannon fire, general antiques, game question: Jim, I just added a note to the guy who has it, and was asking me a question about it, he will write me if he is interested in talking to you, and if he still has it. That is about all I can do for you on it right now, but maybe it will help you. Maybe this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cavalier Rocking Chair, antique rocking chair, sewing rocker
antique rocking chair, sewing rocker, refrigeration company: Hi This is a sewing rocker or ladies rocker or slipper rocker. Made around 1920-30 of tulip poplar wood or sweet gum. auction price is around 100. these were usually stained mahogany or walnut. web info:: Cavalier Furniture Co. - (Furniture Manufacturer,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair, barbers chair, english craftsmanship
barbers chair, english craftsmanship, dentist chair: Jon, The chair looks like it is from the 1890s to 1900. It is not a typical English design but it does look like English craftsmanship. It looks more like a dentist chair but you could be right about it being a barbers chair. The metal hardware looks like...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Child's Settee value, general antiques, value question
general antiques, value question, settee: This site only allows you to send one photo at a time. This Childs Settee is made circa 1950s and is worth around $150 dollars maximum. I can tell from this photo that the wood has a patina that has been added, and it is made from a wood stain and not because...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): China Cabinet Backing, lumber yard, china cabinet
lumber yard, china cabinet, foot sheet: Hi Melissa Nice to hear from you. I would guess your cabinet backing is some type of a masonite. Yes you can stain this material. In fact it stains fine. If you really dislike the inside look its easy to replace. Go to your local lumber yard and ask them...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cleaning metals, rust buster, auto wax
rust buster, auto wax, doorknob: There are several rust buster type products available at your local home center. Soak the items keeping a watch on them till the rust is removed. When dry, they can be sprayed with a clear finish or if you prefer the more natural look, coat with some wax,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Close up of quilt back, general antiques, great grandmother
general antiques, great grandmother, return thanks: Hi Julie, After looking at your close up pictures, I d say that your quilt is from the 1860s but I can t tell you exactly when it would have been made but I guess it safe to say it is a Civil War Era quilt. As for a value, probably from $250-$600 depending...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Couch and chair set, upholstery, sofa repair
upholstery, sofa repair: The steps I would do is to first take some pictures of both pieces along with some basic measurements to help figure out how much material you will need. Take all this along with a cushion to as many upholstery shops as you can and ask for just a basic estimate...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carved oak chairs, gargoyles and grotesques, greek and roman mythology
gargoyles and grotesques, greek and roman mythology, gothic legends: Paul - Your chairs are called face cairs and are from the turn of the 20th century. Figures in the back of a chair were very popular in the late 19th and early 20th century. There were many German woodworkers in America at the time and some of the figures...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chairs, colonial revival period, age auction
colonial revival period, age auction, charity services: Hi, Some consignment shops are good outlets but they need to be good ones with good reputations. Auctions ae another choice but again, they are not so honest at times. Best options are where there is more population. Also, donations to charity services...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): child's Singer hand crank chain stitch machine, crank wheel, toy sewing machine
crank wheel, toy sewing machine, hand crank: Hello Priscilla, Thank you for included a full description of the markings on your machine. You have a Singer SEWHANDY Toy Sewing Machine, Model 20. These machines were made in a variety of colors, black,buff,green for instance and they date to the 1950...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Danish style chair, danish style, danish design
danish style, danish design, general antiques: Because of this photo, I think this chair was made much later, circa 1970s or even later. The way that the leather is attached looks more like a mass produced piece that was inspired by the success of the 1960s danish pieces, I need to do more research and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Desk, vaiden ms, wood grain
vaiden ms, wood grain, mother and father: Hi, Very nice plantation desk. I will need more pictures to answer your questions accurately. pics; with front open side of the drawer where the side meets the front. close up to see the wood grain to determine the species send pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Desk, dining room chairs, executive office furniture
dining room chairs, executive office furniture, dining room furniture: Logo is the building in the Plazzo Vecchio in Florence Italy, I found this on the web: The Mount Airy Furniture Company was formed in 1895 by J. F. Yokley, C. R. Merritt and E. H. Kochtitzky and it manufactured case goods including bedroom furniture, executive...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Desk Made in Grand Rapids, coat of paint, reddish color
coat of paint, reddish color, metal pieces: hi, i cannot find any pictures would you resend them and i will be glad to help thanks bobklein ============ ==================== hi, thanks for the pictures. grand rapids became a center for furniture manufacturing around 1890-1910....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Desk manufacturer and worth, apologies, inconvenience
apologies, inconvenience, cox: hi, i would need a bit more information to help you. picture to me at bobklein1@cox.net multiple clear in focus pics please thanks bobklein =============== ========================================= Mike, this picture is too small and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining Room Set, tulip poplar, colonial revival
tulip poplar, colonial revival, sweet gum: hi, it is a colonial revival set in the william and mary style from 1920. The veneers are walnut and mahogany. The case wood is sweet gum or tulip poplar. during that perios there were 10s of thousands of manufacturers in operation in this country. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Duncan Phyfe Drop leaf table, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, duncan phyfe drop leaf table: Hi, I would like more pictures sent to me at bobklein1@cox.net to be better able to provide you with a complete answer. Seeing how the mechanism works that allows the top to rotate and how the leaf supports are configured will help as well. As to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dayton moneyweight scale, computing scales, computing scale
computing scales, computing scale, computing tabulating recording co: Hi Larry, Dayton manufactured many computing scales bearing the Moneyweight moniker. Moneyweight Scale Co. was founded in Chicago in 1899 as a marketing arm of the Computing Scale Co. of Dayton, OH. W. F. Stimpson of Detroit later formed a trust with the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining, furniture dealer, antique dealer
furniture dealer, antique dealer, side pieces: You do not have to send photos of the chairs. the 6 chairs are worth around $250 dollars, you should try to call a local antique dealer to see if they will buy the set. If you can not get an antique dealer interested you will have to contact a used furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining room table, walnut veneer, red gum
walnut veneer, red gum, dining room table: Ricky - Your table was made in the late 1920s to early 1930s. Virtually the identical table is shown on page 57 of Furniture of the Depression Era by Swedberg, Collector Books. Your table is made of plain cut walnut veneer on the top. The rest of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dresser, veneer work, jamestown ny
veneer work, jamestown ny, birds eye: hi, it is from 1900-1920, nice piece, good style from what i can see. Te veneer damage on the top is unfortunate, is there damage down the side as well. veneer work is costly if done correctly. to repair that top you would not replace to veneer on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dressing table by Globe-Bosse World Furniture Company, walnut veneer, tulip poplar
walnut veneer, tulip poplar, sweet gum: Hi, You did good. This is a 1900-1920s vanity or dressing table. The case wood is most likely sweet gum or tulip poplar. The surfaces of the tops, drawers, and possibly sides should be walnut veneer. Refinished properly this will look fantastic. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dry sink, yellow tiles, dry sink
yellow tiles, dry sink, art deco: I can not see the top of the piece, Please send another photo, this looks like an American made dry sink or vanity were a wash basin and pitcher would sit. I think this is American made because of the mix of both Art Nouveau hardware and Arts and Crafts wood...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ed Roos Cedar Chest, walnut veneer, ed roos cedar chest
walnut veneer, ed roos cedar chest, paper ads: Marcia - You have two things going against you. First Ed Roos was sort of like Mersman Bros. making tables. They made so much product that none of it is rare and the value is fairly low. Same with Roos. Second your wood worker friend is obviously not a restorer....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ed Ross Company Cedar Chest, ross company, ed ross
ross company, ed ross, cedar chest: hi, i think it may be ed roos company which was in operation from 1916-1951. from the style i would say it is from the 20s-40s. if you are going to sell, an you will only get 100-125$, do not put money into refinishing you will not recover the expenditure,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Emerson baby grand piano, baby grand piano, minor scratches
baby grand piano, minor scratches, typical place: Hi, The serial number should be on the soundboard or harp, usually the soundboard. Check this site for locations of serial numbers-- http://pianofinders.com/educational/grandserial.htm The condition is more of a factor in a resale price than age...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Estimate of value and how to sell Toledo Lollipop Scale, cast iron base, detroit metro area
cast iron base, detroit metro area, bank lobbies: Hi Ken, Your scale was manufactured beginning in December of 1923 by Toledo for use in bank lobbies as a service to their customers. Most banks of the era had very ornate lobbies so that the original gold color of your scale fit right in. Retail value...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): empire couch, empire period, wooden wheels
empire period, wooden wheels, empire style: hi, nice empire style box sofa. the wheels make no difference. Probably this is second period empire. this means that it was not made in the empire period of 1820-1850 but was made as a revival piece anywhere between 1890-1920. Still a great piece and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): emrson upright piano, pierce piano atlas, grand hope
pierce piano atlas, grand hope, exact age: Hi, I do not have a copy of Pierce Piano Atlas but it contains lists of serial numbers and dates associated with them. I have one on order, it should be here in about 10 days, if you wish to contact me I will look up the number. This is the way to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Face Chair, renaissance revival, renaissance furniture
renaissance revival, renaissance furniture, american renaissance: This is an American renaissance revival chair circa 1930s. the back face of the chair was originally meant to scare away bad spirits and protect the owner. The carving on the back is inspired by the renaissance furniture from Italy and France in the 16th...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Finish type, shellac finish, mahogany veneer
shellac finish, mahogany veneer, colored wax: hi, it would not be shellac. lacquer would be appropriate, but, to repair the gouge it does not matter as shellac can go over anything and is many times best as it will not separate or fisheye when going over an old coating which has been contaminated...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Plaque, kolb, italy
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Plaque, kolb, italy

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Baby scale, patent numbers, exact scale
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Baby scale, patent numbers, exact scale

Collectibles-General (Antiques): child's Singer hand crank chain stitch machine, wheel
Collectibles-General (Antiques): child's Singer hand crank chain stitch machine, wheel

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Estimate of value and how to sell Toledo Lollipop Scale, cast iron base, detroit metro area
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Estimate of value and how to sell Toledo Lollipop Scale, cast iron base, detroit metro area, toledo scale

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gottlieb Pinball Backglass Value, pinball classifieds, mr pinball
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gottlieb Pinball Backglass Value, pinball classifieds, mr pinball, ebay

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kerosene lams, antique kerosene lamps, catherine thuro
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kerosene lams, antique kerosene lamps, catherine thuro, antique lamps

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany Leather Top Desk, maddox, grandparents
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany Leather Top Desk, maddox, grandparents, ox

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nicholas & Stone Rocking Chair, boston rocker, gold stripes
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nicholas & Stone Rocking Chair, boston rocker, gold stripes, klien

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Norris Master Gumball/Peanut Machine, locksmith
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Norris Master Gumball/Peanut Machine, locksmith

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oil Lamp, electric conversion, vase
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oil Lamp, electric conversion, vase, lamps

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old rocking chair, 1940
Collectibles-General (Antiques): old rocking chair, 1940

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sideboard (?), eastern european descent, married men
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sideboard (?), eastern european descent, married men, initials

Collectibles-General (Antiques): R & E Gordon drop leaf table
Collectibles-General (Antiques): R & E Gordon drop leaf table

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Saginaw Furniture Shop Buffett, six chairs, photos
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Saginaw Furniture Shop Buffett, six chairs, photos, table slides

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Simons Bros. Thimble/Sewing Kit, co germany, thimble
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Simons Bros. Thimble/Sewing Kit, co germany, thimble, scissors

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Small Antique Pedistal Tiger Oak desk, pedestal desk, verticle
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Small Antique Pedistal Tiger Oak desk, pedestal desk, verticle, drawers

Collectibles-General (Antiques): flip down desk, colonial revival style, heather heather
colonial revival style, heather heather, piece of furniture: Heather - It appears to be made of walnut and secondary woods in a Colonial Revival style. It is probably from the 1940s and with an interior like that had a specific purpose which eludes me. It probably would sell at auction in the $100 range. Fred...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): freezit iceboxes, chicago area, naperville
chicago area, naperville, closer look: hi tom there were so many of these companies, and so far i have found nothing in any of my research on line, in my library, or with people i know. stumped so far but not giving up. bobklein ===================== ====================================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): G Farmiloe & Sons, antique metalware, town of brighton
antique metalware, town of brighton, half pint: - Hello Philipa, Your description suggests a half-pint (1/2 P...) beaker of about 1880, made in London by George Farmiloe and Sons. Crowned VR over a circle with cross and dagger is a capacity verification mark for the City of London, and 197 is a later...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gate Leg Table, 1920s, mahogany
1920s, mahogany, birch: hi, I cant tell from the pictures what the wood is other than it is stained to look like walnut. Probably mahogany or birch, but possibly walnut. Send me a better picture of the top. 1920s era nice shaped legs. Value probably 300 at auction. I suggest...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gossip bench identification, gossip bench, table surface
gossip bench, table surface, thankyou: hi, i will need a clear picture showing a full view, closeup of the legs, front of the arms, wood on the back, a picture of the side of the drawer where the side meets the front of the drawer, the wood on top of teh flat table surface. jpg files at lease...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gottlieb Pinball Backglass Value, gottlieb pinball parts, pinball backglass
gottlieb pinball parts, pinball backglass, gameroom magazine: Hi Nick, You handed me a hard question here, there is no set value. It just depends how many people are looking for each one of these if any. If there is no others then could be worth a bunch. If I were to guess, I would say from $50.00 to $250.00 each...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Grand Rapids Chair Company, mahogany veneer, colonial revival
mahogany veneer, colonial revival, scranton pa: hi, please send pictures to me at bobklein1@cox.net, jpg files, no albums, clear and in focus, multiple views. thanks bobklein ===================================== thanks for the additional pictures. the piece is usually referred to as...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Grand Rapids Chair Company Desk, chair company, writing desk
chair company, writing desk, traditional furniture: The Grand Rapids Chair Company produced reproductions of traditional furniture with a mix of design details from different styles and periods. These were mass produced pieces of furniture and have no value as antiques. For me this furniture looks like it was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gibbard furniture, size 800x600, jpg files
size 800x600, jpg files, google: hi, i am sure you have read about the history of the company, if not, google it, you will find it most interesting. your table appears to be from the 30s but i need a closer picture to identify the wood and need a picture of the side of the drawer where...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gold equal arm balance, machinery antiques, gold bullion
machinery antiques, gold bullion, us mint: Hi Michael, A picture of a complete working Wells Fargo bullion scale may be found here: http://www.westboundstage.com/services.html . This web site might also be able to find a scale for you. We have not seen any scales like the one pictured there for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Help, colonial revival period, other pertinent information
colonial revival period, other pertinent information, quality furniture: Hi, Colonial revival period, 1900-1920. Combination of styles as is common with the era. Some of the best quality furniture was made at this time copying the best of times when chippendale, sheraton, hepplewhite, adams were in operation. Upholstered...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hoosier-style cabinet - identifying/refinishing, hoosier style, flour bin
hoosier style, flour bin, bearer of bad news: Hi Toni Nice to hear from you. I have to be the bearer of bad news LOL. There is no way I or anyone can tell you who made your cabinet. There were many many furniture makers who made them. When you say you are stripping to refinish do you mean you want...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hopefully an antique rocker?, mahogany color, cane seating
mahogany color, cane seating, colonial revival: hi, your rocker is an excellent form, the slats in the back have great shape as do the curvature of the arm.. it could be called a colonial revival rocker dating between 1900 and 1925 done in a cordovan mahogany color. being from the 20th century we...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): howe floor scale, age appearance, scale platform
age appearance, scale platform, poises: Hi Bruce, The only Dormant Warehouse scale, with a 4000 pound capacity, we found in our Howe Scales catalogs appears in the 1896 catalog where it is described as follows: With short pillars, hardwood shelf and hangers. Brass counter poises and weights,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Info on Antique Table / Chairs, colonial revival period, english designers
colonial revival period, english designers, thomas sheraton: Michael - The style of the set is part of the Colonial Revival period of American furniture when styles from our past were reproduced. The style reproduced in your set is from the Federal period of the early 19th century. It is somewhat of an anomaly that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Information on my chifforobe, chifforobe, wood species
chifforobe, wood species, 1930s: Hi, Your wardrobe is from the 1930s and is European, probably England. I cannot tell the wood from the photo. As to value, these sell in antiques malls for around 350-450. Sorry I cannot tell the wood species from the photo, a closer one would help....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): identify highly carved throne chair, fleur de lis, rosehead nails
fleur de lis, rosehead nails, photobucket: Send me more photos of all the details if you would like but I am sure of what I say, I have seen original 12th century gothic chairs in Museums, they have details that are completely worn with age not just one section. At the end of the 19th Century Gothic...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): identifying desk, mahogany veneers, drawer bottoms
mahogany veneers, drawer bottoms, cubby holes: hi i appreciate the pictures without seeing a picture of the back and comparing the drawer construction of the upper drawers an lower drawers i would and could never say it was a marriage, although it is possible that it is. the bottom may or...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): identifying desk, newspaper clipping, cubby holes
newspaper clipping, cubby holes, american antiques: Deborah - Your desk is actually a marriage of two pieces. The top is from a commercial clerk s desk, circa 1840/1850. The style is Empire. The wood is crotch cut mahognay veneer. Crotch cut veneer is cut from the intersection of a large branch with the trunk...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jean Carolus painting, carolus, auction house
carolus, auction house, price estimate: Emilie, You will find information on Jean Carolus on www.Artprice.com, they have 95 paintings by Carolus listed on there site. You may have to pay a small amount to get the info, but it will be worth it in your case. It is good thing that you have a Tiffany...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jenning The Challenger Slot Machine, Jennings, Mills
Jennings, Mills, Pace: Vanessa: Jennings Challenger machines should take two coins. Most are nickel on one side and quarter on the other. I would suggest going to www.AntiquesSlotMachinePriceGuide.com and doing a search on Challenger to see if your machine is similar to the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jenny Lind Daybed, jenny lind, mattress support
jenny lind, mattress support, twin mattress: Hi, Great piece. The down side is the restaining. Up side is everything else. It is from the 1920s. The wood is probably sweet gum or tulip poplar. No way to know where it was manufactured without a label.Today these are used as sofas with cushions...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kaplan Furniture, revival furniture, nancy kaplan
revival furniture, nancy kaplan, colonial revival: Nancy - Kaplan Furniture was formed early in the 20th century around 1904/1905. In 1915 Joseph Charak joined the firm and it was called Kaplan-Charak. That partnership ended in 1919 and Charak went on to become one of the finest makers of hand made and bench...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Katherine Henick table, poor shape, sideboard
poor shape, sideboard, funny thing: hi, if the table was in good condition it would bring 200 but in the condition you describe, less than 50. it sounds, by your description that restoration would be beyond redeemable numbers. value is a funny thing, condition means as much or more than...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kay An EE Sew Master Instructions?, toy machine, irene
toy machine, irene, kay: Hello Robyn, I m afraid that I do not have the threading instructions for the toy machine that you have referenced. You might want to try contacting Toy Stitchers International. http://toystitchers.tripod.com/ I hope that they can be of assistance to you....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kerosene lams, kerosene, lamps
kerosene, lamps, photograph: Hi, I am unable to value as it is inappropriate to do so from photographs as such largely depends on condition. From the photograph however I cannot see anything of particular note, and most of the lamps appear to be from the 1950 s and later. As your...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kidney Chair, thickness planer, leg braces
thickness planer, leg braces, antique radios: Hi, Very interesting chair. It is from the 1930-50 times and is a manufactured piece. The style of turnings show the modern techniques and more convincingly the tell tale marks left on the bottom of the seat where the wood was run through a modern thickness...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Leica for Sale, Leitz, IIIf
Leitz, IIIf, David: Hello Vincent, From that serial number, you do indeed have a Leica IIIf black dial , a traditional 35mm coupled rangefinder camera, made by Leitz of Germany around 1951. It s a very common model, with over 188,000 made from 1950 to 1957, but very...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Liqour Cabinet, grand rapids furniture, furniture capitol
grand rapids furniture, furniture capitol, signature tag: Miliece; Your cabinet is made in the EastLake style and dates from the 1870 s 0r 80 s. The style was named after Charles Locke Eastlake who was a writer and architect. You can learn more by following this link: http://www.drloriv.com/lectures/eastlake.asp...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Little Mother toy sewing machine, toy sewing machine, toy machines
toy sewing machine, toy machines, little mother: Hello Terry, Thank you for your query. I do not stock parts for toy machines I m afraid. You might want to try contacting the ISMACS - International Sewing Machine Collector s Society. http://www.ismacs.net/home.html Here are a few additional resources...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lost key of Bally Slot Machine, slot machine, slots
slot machine, slots, locks: Hi Matthias, Wow, not much you can do on that door lock, two choices is all that I can think of, a lock smith with a set of picks, or a drill. No two machines are hardly keyed alike, when they come off the casino floors the locks are almost always removed....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lARKIN DESK HINGES, marshall brass, whitechapel ltd
marshall brass, whitechapel ltd, restorers: Hi, These hinges are hard to match but here are a few sources I use. Whitechapel http://www.whitechapel-ltd.com/ WSI Distributors http://www.wsidistributors.com/ Marshall-brass http://www.marshall-brass.com/ VanDykes Restorers their hardware...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lamp identification, lamp identification, little glass
lamp identification, little glass, brass fittings: Hi, both photo s received okay. Although I can describe how and why this lamp has been designed the way it has, I can only hint at its use. You have the fount insert to a larger item (what that item was I have no idea). This insert would be fitted into...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany dresser, empire styles, dresser top
empire styles, dresser top, additional pictures: hi, you have a very high styled vanity made between 1920 and 1930 in mahogany. refinishing will not hurt the value, it will enhance it. Proper refinishing that is. it is done in the victorian and empire styles but not of that period. very nice, refinished...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany Leather Top Desk, mahogany veneers, classic georgian style
mahogany veneers, classic georgian style, mahogany leather: Hi, There are no records from the Mahogany Association to determine the manufacturer by the number. If there was another label we could but without we cannot. The desk is a classic georgian style made in the 20s-40s. Mahogany veneers on the show surfaces...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany Musical Jewelry Box, old jewelry, musical jewelry
old jewelry, musical jewelry, jewelry box: HI, Without a picture there is nothing that can be determined about value. The mahogany association was established to authenticate that the woods used were actually mahogany and not a stained wood made to look like mahogany. The number identified the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mersman Table 7226, ottoville ohio, mahogany veneer
ottoville ohio, mahogany veneer, dining room tables: Hi, I would have to see a picture of the wood grain to be accurate but, these style tables are generally mahogany veneer tops with sweet gum or tulip poplar as the case wood. This style is also 1900-1940 so if I knew exactly what was on teh label I can...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mersman Table, general antiques, age style
general antiques, age style, number 17: much better, thanks you have a round mahogany (sometimes called a tambour) table with a lyre base - it s too new to be classified as an antique but it is a beautiful example of post WWII factory made furniture do not use anything with silicone in it to clean...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mersman table, sofa table, fred taylor
sofa table, fred taylor, yard sale: Sharon - I do not have a Mersman catalog so I cannot comment on the model #8631. However, the problem with Mersman was that they were too enthusiastic. They made over 30,000,000 (!) tables so they are not rare or even scarce. Most Mersman examples sell at...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mission Oak Dining Table, conneautville pa, quarter sawn oak
conneautville pa, quarter sawn oak, oak dining table: Hi Nice that you have some history to go with the table. It is a very nice Mission or Arts and Crafts period table. I believe you are correct in your research and I admire your tenacity, I know how frustration it can be trying to ferret out information....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): miniature, manual Singer sewing machine, singer sewing machine, toy machines
singer sewing machine, toy machines, singer co: Hello Pam, If you can provide a photo that would be enormously helpful. The Singer Co. made thousands and thousands of toy machines and I need a photo to positively identify your one. Please also provide me with a detailed condition report. Thank you....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): morris chair, steel casters, morris chairs
steel casters, morris chairs, morris chair: Tony - The casters on period Morris chairs are traditionally very small if they exist at all. It is likely that someone replaced the small steel casters with large modern brass one. You can page through this site to see if you see a chair similar to yours....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): New old scale I just got., weights measures, scale manufacturers
weights measures, scale manufacturers, berning: Hi Zamir, We believe your equal-arm shop scale dates from the mid to late 1800s or the very early 1900s. There were many small scale manufacturers in the USA during these eras that remain unknown. Any one of the firms may have used standard in order...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nicholas & Stone Rocking Chair, boston rocker, nicholas stone
boston rocker, nicholas stone, reproduction furniture: Hi Please send pictures to me at bobklein1@cox.net an I will try to help you. thanks bobklein ================================ Hi Your chair is a mix of birch wood and maple wood, perhaps some cherry in there too. The style is a combination...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nichols and Stone Rocking Chair, lacquer coating, boston rocker
lacquer coating, boston rocker, antique malls: hi, Thanks you for sending the great pictures, it sure makes it easier to help. nichols and stone has quite the interesting history and reputation, it is worth reading. a classic example of a merging of the shaker and boston rocker styles. this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Norris Master Gumball/Peanut Machine, resale shop, gumballs
resale shop, gumballs, locksmith: Hello Miracle Same answer here as I gave you when you contacted me directly. If you contact me direcltly again I will restate my estimate again for you. Without keys I would probably take $25 off my estimate. I think if you take the machine to a locksmith...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oak Bedroom Set, quarter sawn oak, oak veneer
quarter sawn oak, oak veneer, oak beds: Hi, This is one of the nicer high back oak beds and even more rare is that it is still intact as a set. It was made around 1880-1900. Probably in the Grand Rapids area. There is no particular style attached to this period although many refer to it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oil Lamp, victorian vase, wiring switches
victorian vase, wiring switches, victorian c: Hi Sallie, Your lamp is a late victorian (c. 1895 or thereabouts) victorian vase lamp. It appears to have a bradley and Hubbard or similar fount which is likely original to the lamp. The shade from your photograph gives me the impression that it is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): OLD wooden Ice cream maker, hand crank ice cream maker, rust stains
hand crank ice cream maker, rust stains, wooden ice cream: Hi Again Steve If you could get the #9 wire connected with a bit of weld it would be OK. I m calling it weld but thats likely the wrong word (not being a welder LOL). In order to get the correct size wire, the wood pieces need to be fitted back in correct...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old antique doll carriage, doll carriage, antique doll
doll carriage, antique doll, parasol: What a nice carriage. I would date it right at the turn from the 1890-1900 because of the hood. Earlier carriages used a parasol instead of a hood. The hood came in later. Also this one looks to be woven reed. By 1912, most of the manufactures had moved on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Beldings Silks Sewing Table, sewing table, beldings
sewing table, beldings, good shape: Hello Roch. I normally would not have anything to offer on furniture, but as luck would have it, a family members has a table very similar to the one pictured so I have been watching for similiar items to establish a value. So far, the going price for this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Rocking Chair, old rocking chair, hitchcock chairs
old rocking chair, hitchcock chairs, fred taylor: Amy - Your rocker is a reproduction, more or less, of stencilled chairs from around 1830. Original Hitchcock chairs were decorated similar to his one. Your rocker was made in the 1970s as part of the Early American decorator movement of the period. The...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Thimbles 925, thimbles, goldish
thimbles, goldish, mint condition: Hello Jacob. Your thimbles are sterling silver, which is what 925 indicates.....925 parts out of 1,000 are silver. The picture you sent seem to have the top marking damaged or repaired, but I am familiar with the marking that should be on the apex. It is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old table, drop leaf table, 5 legs
drop leaf table, 5 legs, 1880s: Hi This is a nice table. It is chestnut not oak, but that is a common mistake as chestnut is similar in appearance even to those in the business. Table is from the 1880s. With the leaves it should bring as is around 800, without the leaves, 350. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old furniture, general antiques, old furniture
general antiques, old furniture, french furniture: This looks like it was made circa 1890s, all the carving is hand carved, I originally thought that it was Eastern European, it is nice to be able to pin point it to Romania, it was inspired by French furniture but the form is not really French. It is probably...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): how old does furniture have to be, quality reproductions, dining room set
quality reproductions, dining room set, antiques and collectibles: Hi, By most definitions, 100 years is considered antique, but i like the phrase antiques and collectibles as that will catch soem of the fine pieces that were built as high quality reproductions. What is the reason for your question? The value will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old german sewing machine, collectible sewing, sewing machine
collectible sewing, sewing machine, gentian: Hello Gentian, Thank you for your query. Is this a toy or miniature collectible sewing machine? I have never heard of this brand of machine and do not have any information on this brand. If it is a household or domestic full-sized sewing machine I am...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old rocking chair, wet coats, old rocking chair
wet coats, old rocking chair, chemical stripper: Kathryn, This chair is made around 1940. It is called a slipper rocker or a ladies rocker or a bedroom rocker. I like slipper rocker. You will need to take another picture, close and clear enough for me to see the wood grain for me to identify the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Paine Dining Table, circa 1840, paine furniture, revival furniture
paine furniture, revival furniture, wooden casters: Hi, The table pictured is not an antique it is from the mid 30s and as such has no antique value, the value would be derived from the style and condition. Paine furniture was manufactured with a label..They had several types of labels, decal, paper,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pewter Mark Identification, antique metalware, regnal
antique metalware, regnal, beaker: - Hello Mark, The crowned C.H is one of the few capacity verification that lacks a regnal cypher. It s a mid 19th century verification for the County of Huntingdonshire, an old county now sadly reduced to a district within Cambridgeshire. I don t recognize...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pewter mug, measures inspectors, la doger
measures inspectors, la doger, half pint: - Hello Susan, Your mug is a little later than you think, dating from the mid 19th century. The CB/G, CB/C and CITY OF BRISTOL with G are all capacity verification marks for Bristol, an important port and city in the west of England. These marks were...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pewter Pint, antique metalware, measures inspector
antique metalware, measures inspector, press gangs: - Hello Paulette, Thanks for the photo. As you say, it is in poor condition. This is a style known to collectors as a concave because the sides are, well, ermmm, concave! (Collectors are not always imaginative!). Concave mugs date from the mid to late...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pewter Tankard by Birks, antique metalware, piece dates
antique metalware, piece dates, pewter tankard: - Hello Joleen, Your piece dates from the 1930s, I would say. The style of the handle echoes Art Deco sculptural forms. There does not seem to be a record of a pewter maker called Birks. My guess is that they were retailing the products of one of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pinball & slot machine, pinball machine, chicago coin
pinball machine, chicago coin, coin machines: Hi Richard, WOW, so far I can t tell you much at all! except It was made in 1942. In my reference I only show that someone has a manual or schematic on it, where or who I would have no idea. Even the pinball price guide passed this one up, it is not even...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Please help identify, colonial revival period, gossip bench
colonial revival period, gossip bench, dining room set: Hi I need pictures of all the pieces to give a value. send to bobklein1@cox.net, jpg files as attachments, no albums, minimum size 800x600, clear in focus. thanks bobklein Hi, The pieces are from the 1910-1920 (colonial revival) period and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Press Back Chairs, wooden chairs, janet janet
wooden chairs, janet janet, fred taylor: Janet - Great question! I wish I knew the answer. I have never seen any work at all on the patterns in press back chairs other than the face chairs. I know some particular patterns were used by different makers but I assume that was just because they...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pressed back Rocking Chair, sawed oak, tiger oak
sawed oak, tiger oak, seat front: Hi, very nice rocker. These don t really have a style attached to them and are referred to as you did pressed back rocker with a formed seat. This one has all the little extras. Large back with the carving, spindles, shaped seat, shaped front posts...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): penny scale, height weight ratio, bottom drop
height weight ratio, bottom drop, left hand side: Hi Erica, Frantz manufactured several different models of coin op or penny scales. Depending on the model, your scale might retail for $200-$400. If you send your mailing address to us ati-weigh-u@comcast.net we will send you free diagrams, adjustment...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pewter coffee urn?, antique metalware, coffee urn
antique metalware, coffee urn, pear shape: - Hello Bridget, Objects like this are most commonly products of the Low Countries, and 19th century, though some are 20th century reproductions. The marks you describe are of a style developed by pewterers in England, but copied by some pewterers in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pictures, general antiques, close ups
general antiques, close ups, art deco: May 20, 2009 It is a beautiful piece. thanks for sending all the photos. May 21, 2009 There is one answer that you did not even have the courtesy of reading, all of the 5 photos that you posted, you have the answer on one titled more Photos ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pinball machine, crags list, gameroom magazine
crags list, gameroom magazine, pinball machine: Hi Travis, Well I can tell you it s average value if it s working, then you could take the cost of repair off that figure for value as it is not, I hope that will help. Gottlieb North Star built in 1964, a one player game. Gottlieb made 2,525 of these units...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): platform scale, fairbanks scales, fairbanks scale
fairbanks scales, fairbanks scale, platform scale: Hi Kevin, Unfortunately, we have no way to determine the age of a Fairbanks Scale by using a serial number. If you send a photo to us at i-weigh-u@comcast.net we will check our catalogs and see if we can identify a year of manufacture range for your scale....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): R & E Gordon drop leaf table, mahogany veneers, drop leaf table
mahogany veneers, drop leaf table, tulip poplar: Hi, This is a 1940 Duncan Phyfe or Sheraton style table. Mahogany veneers with sweet gum or tulip poplar as the case wood. The style is a classic, many were made from the 1920-1940s. Some like yours, some with three legged pedestals, some separated...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Reclining Chair, invalid chair, dubrow
invalid chair, dubrow, reclining chair: Tina - Your chair is called an invalid chair and was used by people recuperating or confined to bed or a chair. A very similar chair is shown on page 227 of Furniture Made in America 1875-1905 by E & R Dubrow, Schiffer. It was made by the New Haven Folding...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Refinish bedroom set, quality piece, hi mike
quality piece, hi mike, huntley: Hi Mike Nice to hear from you. Personally I would never attempt to remove this finish. While it appears that its a good quality piece, it was never meant to be natural wood. If you strongly dislike the color, the option is to paint. But it would be a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Richmond Cedar Works Hope chest, cedar chest, serial number
cedar chest, serial number, 1930s: Hi, Here is a link to a photo of the plant where it was made in Norfolk, VA http://www.city-data.com/forum/richmond/206031-richmond-cedar-works.html The chest appears to be made in the 1930s. Value as is around $50-150 at auction refinished...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Roll top desk repair, bob wiley, roll top desk
bob wiley, roll top desk, shooting pool: hello Richard well, if you are in Mass or southern NH come to my shop otherwise. I will try to help you with the desk my email is bobwiley1@verizon.net first you will have to remove the sides, they are either resting on pegs or are screwed on from the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Royal Worcester thimble, fine bone china, green grapes
fine bone china, green grapes, ebay: Hello Monica. You will find information on Royal Worcester thimbles and their painters at: http://www.thimbleselect.bizland.com There is a Learn About feature on Royal Worcester and you will find the actual known thimbles done by Homer. As for pricing,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): riding pony with dime slot, coin operated rides, ebay
coin operated rides, ebay, riding horse: Hi Teri, Great story, it s really cool that you have it now! There is a web site that sells these, and I think has information on books etc, that my be on the same line. Sandy the horse is one of the most popular of the coin operated early riding games....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Saginaw Furniture Shop Buffett, dark mahogany, storage cabinets
dark mahogany, storage cabinets, furniture shops: Hi, They were in business from around 1900-1960. A better company that you have been led to believe. This buffet is without a doubt the most unique I have ever seen. Do not ever get rid of it, I have a feeling that this will be a highly collectible piece...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Scale ?, decimal scale, compound lever
decimal scale, compound lever, wooden platforms: Hi William, Your scale is a decimal Scale. The Handbook of Old Weighing Instruments by Michael Crawforth, published by the International Society of Antique Scale Collectors has the following definition of Decimal Scale: A compound lever scale with a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Scales, metric weights, george becker
metric weights, george becker, fairbanks scale: Hi Cindy, According to http://staff.um.edu.mt/rlib1/dating.htm , Griffin & Tatlock was formed in 1928. It then merged with George & Becker Ltd. in 1956 according to information found in Shannons The Assay Balance: Its Evolution and the Histories of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sears Roebuck Furniture, jenny lind, governor winthrop
jenny lind, governor winthrop, sears roebuck: Hi Tom Nice to hear from you. Certainly there are folks out there who would be interested in such a desk. Unfortunately the original finish has been removed which diminishes the value somewhat as does the missing piece. The good Governor actually had no...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Seeburg (148?), silverado trail napa, waukee ia
silverado trail napa, waukee ia, cessna 150: Hi Stephen, Boy, those falling trees can sure run a guy day, had one fall right on the wing of a Cessna 150 once. Took the wing in with the beer cans to the recycle r s, bad day also. Your juke may not be worth fixing, but you could price some parts...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Simons Bros. Thimble/Sewing Kit, embroidery kit, sewing kit
embroidery kit, sewing kit, pair of scissors: Hello Robert. Although the thimble in your sewing kit may be a Simons, I highly doubt it is original to the case. Your case is missing a needlecase and probably a bodkin. As sewing implements original to the case were lost substitutions were common. Without...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sligh Bedroom Suite, mid 1920s, chest of drawers
mid 1920s, chest of drawers, chifferobe: Willa - The mirror will tell you the date of the furniture. All 20th century American plate mirror included in furniture is dated by law. The date is in dark gray on the gray side of the mirror glass itself. You will have to remove any paper or wood backing...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sligh desk, walnut veneer, mineral spirits
walnut veneer, mineral spirits, furniture maintenance: Lora - Your Sligh desk was made in the 1920s. It is made of walnut veneer and secondary wood solids. In its current condition it would sell at auction in the $75-$100 range. It needs some work but it doesn t need Murphy. That belongs in the circular file...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Small Antique Pedistal Tiger Oak desk, quarter sawn oak, pedestal desk
quarter sawn oak, pedestal desk, station masters: Hi, Very cool obsession!! The only way you will find a desk like the one pictured that will fit, and it is a nice one, is to get one that has only one pedestal of drawers and a flat panel on the other end. Or, find a stand up railroad station masters...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Stimpson Calculating Scale, patent numbers, berning
patent numbers, berning, model number: Hi Rob, Stimpson made many different scales during their long history and any patent numbers held by the company should have more numerals in them. The number you gave is more likely a serial or model number. Please send a photo to us at i-weigh-u@comcast.net...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Stimpson computing scale co. scale, pound monsters, saline michigan
pound monsters, saline michigan, computing scales: Hi Lisa, According to research done on Stimpson by our friend Utz Schmidt and published in Equilibrium, the journal of the International Society of Antique Collectors; Walter F. Stimpson was born on a farm in Saline, Michigan on Sept. 20, 1870. He went...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): school desk, iron legs, tung oil
iron legs, tung oil, school desk: Hi Karen Nice to hear from you. These are wonderful old pieces and we often see them used as planters or entry stands. Go ahead and restore it. The wood part will come off the metal part so its easy to work on. Remove any loose rust from the iron with...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): secretary, colonial revival period, american manufactured furniture
colonial revival period, american manufactured furniture, chippendale period: Hi, The wood is not mahogany, looks to be cherry or birch, the photo is a bit blurry. This is from one of the better time periods of American manufactured furniture. Good style, good construction, quality built. How can I tell? Once you see a true...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): secretary desk, secretary desk, paste wax
secretary desk, paste wax, surface design: It actually looks like a Texas built piece. The top says so. Probably from the mid to late 1800s. If you had the base, which would have been a table with a slanted front but flat where the top sat, it would be in the 2500-3500 range but without the complete...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): short dining table, mineral spirit, mineral spirits
mineral spirit, mineral spirits, approximate age: hi, the legs have been cut off, not much but some. the wood is usually cherry on these styles or poplar stained to look cherry. Made around 1860-1880. It has been worked on, the leaf supports are way bigger than they should be, they should be the size...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): stickley sideboard??, mission style furniture, quaint furniture
mission style furniture, quaint furniture, revival styles: Lauren - Albert and J.G. Stickley formed their new company Stickley Brothers in Grand Rapids in 1891. Stickley Brothers jumped into the already crowded field of Arts & Crafts period manufacturers turning out factory produced Mission style furniture. They...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Taylor tot stroller walker, minor imperfections, old paint
minor imperfections, old paint, foot board: Hi Tracie Nice to hear from you. In my opinion, the minor imperfections you describe above only add to the charm of these old things. These strollers are delightful when they show such wear (seat and foot board). One can just imagine a delighted little...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): taylor tot stroller, ca search, google
ca search, google, strollers: Hi Joe Nice to hear from you. Joe in todays world, these strollers would be banned for use. There is no way they would still be making parts for them. Your only hope is salvage pieces or a contact online with folks who have restored these pieces. A quick...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): thimbles, thimble collectors, stratford on avon
thimble collectors, stratford on avon, lady macbeth: Hello Arlene, Thank you for your query. Are you able to send me a photo of your thimbles please? My expertise is not in modern thimbles but I have a vast collection of reference materials and might be able to identify them for you. If not the photo will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): toledo scale, scale collectors, mid 1930s
scale collectors, mid 1930s, toledo scale: Hi Karen, Patent number 1880443 was issued to Halvor O. Hem of Toledo, OH on Oct. 4, 1932 and assigned to Toledo Scale Co. It was for a parts counting scale. According to the Handbook of old Weighing Instruments by Crawforth and published by the International...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): toy sewing machines, toy sewing machines, toy sewing machine
toy sewing machines, toy sewing machine, google: Hallo Axel, Vielen Dank für Ihre Website, die auf meine Aufmerksamkeit. Ich werde auf jeden Fall Ihre Website verwenden als Referenz, und wenn es Ihnen nichts ausmacht, würde ich gerne auf andere Menschen es auch. Vielen Dank für die Kontaktaufnahme mit...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Value of slot machine, Watling, Slot Machine
Watling, Slot Machine, Jennings: Without knowing the condition it is impossible to say. I would recommend going to http://www.AntiqueSlotMachinePriceGuide.com That site should have lots of examples (with pictures) of Watling Blue Seal slot machines which have sold. I help run the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage Quilt - What era?, feed sack, vintage quilt
feed sack, vintage quilt, many generations: Hi Lisa, Your quilt appears to be from the 20 s or at least the fabrics are. They may be Feed Sack fabrics. In the depression era, feed, flour etc. was bagged in printed cotton bags which were than used to make clothing and lots of quilts. It is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vulcan Sewing Machine, stainless steel plaque, general antiques
stainless steel plaque, general antiques, flower decoration: Hello Tippy, eBay is a good place to sell but the fees can add up. You pay to list and pay again if the buyer uses PayPal (eBay owned). If you do not have an account you will have to set one up and provide a credit card or bank account number as a back...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): value of birdseye maple furniture, maple furniture, birds eye
maple furniture, birds eye, eye maple: Hi, The label will tell you where it was made, if not they there is no way to tell as there were 10s of thousands of manufacturers in operation at that time. birds eye maple was poplar in the 30s, which is when this furniture was made. There is water...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): value of scale, horoscope reading, coin cup
horoscope reading, coin cup, reading model: Hi Gary, You didn t give me the model number but I believe I found it by your description, so good work! American Scale Combination Model 530 make in 1968 . It took a Penny on the side chute for your weight or a nickel in your birth month in the round...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): value of a slot machine, mid 1950s, mid 1960s
mid 1950s, mid 1960s, diamond star: Sega machines were made in Japan and most were made in the mid 1950s to mid 1960s. They are not in demand by collectors in the US. I really don t know what the value is because I only buy / sell US machines and primarily machines that are much older. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): victorian sofa, victorian sofa, upholstery industry
victorian sofa, upholstery industry, wanamakers: Megan - Your nicely done sofa is in the French Rococo style of Louis XV but it is a 20th century piece. Your “French style” sofa is from the Depression era of the 1920s/1930s. It was probably made in Chicago, the heart of the upholstery industry in that period....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Waring-Gillow kidney shape desk, kidney shape, waring gillow
kidney shape, waring gillow, desk: Hi is it possible for the pictures to be sent larger, 800x600 minimum? when I try to enlarge these I cannot see enough to help. I can say that this is a great form and style and should be easily sold. condition does have more to do with sales price...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Waterfall antique Buffet Dresser and Bed, antique buffet, foot board
antique buffet, foot board, antique dresser: Without some pictures of the damage it would be impossible to give an estimate for repairs. Also , different areas of the country have different costs. I would suggest contacting someone in your area for a written estimate. If the insurance company wants estimates,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Whole working Carousel, bette largent, zubee
bette largent, zubee, depressed market: For restoration tips, get the book Paint the Ponies by Bette Largent. Contact Bette directly at: prez@nca-usa.org. As far as placing a value on your carousel, I would prefer not to do that. In this depressed market it s really not possible. I d just...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Whst is this?, brass knobs, furniture wax
brass knobs, furniture wax, chest of drawers: I would have to see several photo of all the details to tell you more and confirm my analysis. This looks like an American made chest of drawers circa 1920s but it could be a little older, It look like it is well made and I think it is worth restoring and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wicker/Reed Strolling Chair, wire spoke wheels, rolling chair
wire spoke wheels, rolling chair, harbor springs michigan: Katherine - Your chair is an invalid s wheel chair. A similar chair with the outrigger front wheels is shown on page 228 of Furniture Made in America 1875-1905 by E & R Dubrow, Schiffer. It was made by New Haven Folding Chair in the 1880s. It was described...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gone With The Wind questions, beautiful lamp, oil container
beautiful lamp, oil container, unfortuneately: Hi, For a start the term GWTW for these lamps is infact inappropriate. The movie GWTW refers to the time of the American Civil War - 1860 s. These lamps - which were extensively used in the sets for the movie date from the mid 1890 s - some 35 years...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): No Worries, wooden ice cream, hand crank
wooden ice cream, hand crank, question pool: Hi again Steve This image (I found on line),is identical to my pail except for the handle brackets. My pail does not have these brackets. And I long since discarded the guts LOL. http://www.guerilladrivein.com/images/showings/techtest_icecream.jpg ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): waterfall style antique buffet dress and bed, antique buffet, foot board
antique buffet, foot board, insurance purposes: Hi Grace Nice to hear from you. Just going blind without pictures of the damage I can tell you this is costly work to have done. One would think that the chips would be easiest to repair but in my opinion its harder repairing that type of damage than replacing...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): weight filling scale, weight scales, exact weight
weight scales, exact weight, scale co: Hi Rick, The Smith Scale Co., manufacturer of the Exact Weight Scales, was organized in 1916, for the purpose of making scales under the patents of Walter Standish Smith. Smith later changed its name to Exact Weight Scale Co., was in Columbus, OH and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1800 Antique Chairs, antique chairs, general antiques
antique chairs, general antiques, cottage furniture: Try searching for Eastlake style Furniture, The chair looks like it is made of Mahogany. This kind of chair was inspired by the English style of chair and this style is sometimes called cottage furniture and it predates and was the inspiration for the American...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1906 american cutlery scale, patent number, patd
patent number, patd, pound capacity: Hi Lena, Your scale, with a diamond shaped base, is a Sunbeam Scale manufactured by American Cutlery in the early 1900s. It has a 4 pound capacity and is constructed of cast iron and brass. Patent number 817428 was issued April 10, 1906 to Isaac Hirsch...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1920's Master 1 & 5 Gumball Machine, penny nickel, rough condition
penny nickel, rough condition, hotmail: Hello Jackie Your machine is a Master no. 2 a/k/a Master Gooseneck penny/nickel. From the pictures you sent to me at my email address, jomax9@hotmail.com, I would say your machine appears to be in fair to rough condition. You don t say whether the mechanism...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1930s Lane Cedar Chest, lane cedar chest, mahogany veneer
lane cedar chest, mahogany veneer, sand paper: Hi, Patents are an indicator of only that, the patent filing. What it means it that the piece is not older that the last patent date. This is a super chest. The outside is mahogany veneer and the style is classic and timeless. I date this from the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1939 Mills Throne of Music, cabinet restoration, napanet net
cabinet restoration, napanet net, back door: Hi Again Bob, Bill is back from vacation and he can help you, he might even have a door for you! you can write him but you might tell him That I, Rodger Knutson refereed you to him so he knows what is up OK? His email address is: mffe@napanet.net ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1940 Bally Slot machine, mr pinball, craigslist org
mr pinball, craigslist org, condition thanks: Hi peter, You have Craig s list that is free at: http://seattle.craigslist.org/ and you might be able to sell it locally that way, also you can post a free add on my web site at Http://www.coinslots.com then there s ebay or sell it to a local antique...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1948 Waterfall cedar chest, veneer finish, mineral spirits
veneer finish, mineral spirits, old ads: Hi again Kay First the veneer must be repaired. A good carpenters glue will glue it down but if you don t feel qualified to do the repair get someone who can as you could ruin your chest. Kay it will be the finish making the veneer look milky. There...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1953 Genco "Golden Nugget" Console, conveyor belt, golden nugget
conveyor belt, golden nugget, berkeley ca: Hi Larry, I think the flap is supposed to be metal, but I m not sure that matters. It should be set at a similar angle to the ramp that feeds the balls, but tilted downward a bit more. There s only one screw on the flap so it needs to be tight. The wood...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 8 chairs, bentwood chairs, bentwood chair
bentwood chairs, bentwood chair, strip tank: Hi, This is not considered a bentwood chair although the back is bent. They are called hoop back kitchen chairs. Usually sweet gum, maple, birch, elm or beech. The hoop is usually hickory and over time has a tendency to split at the top of the arc. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ANTIQUE?, colonial revival period, woods case
colonial revival period, woods case, tulip poplar: Hi colonial revival period, 1900-1920. American made, woods are mahogany, maple, and walnut veneers. Secondary woods, case wood, are either sweet gum or tulip poplar. It is a blind china cabinet that was very high styled. Might there be a label...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ANTIQUE CHAIR WITH SOLDIER HEAD, grand rapids furniture, furniture company
grand rapids furniture, furniture company, antique chair: This is an American made armchair from a historically themed collection circa 1870s to 1880s. The soldier s head on the back of the chair is Alexander the great. This was probably made by one of the manufactures in Michigan like the Grand Rapids furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique (1930's) kicker catcher game, daly city california, bill whelan
daly city california, bill whelan, award cards: Hi Dawn, I have seen your machine so I know what it is, but as for finding parts or schematics and manual for it I have no idea myself. The only guy I can think of right now is Bill, he may deal with these. I ll paste is information here: Trade Stimulator...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Chippendale table, bottom of the top, thin wood
bottom of the top, thin wood, library table: I believe you can only upload one photo at a time, I have only seen this one image, but this looks like it could be 19th century reproduction (circa 1890s) of a chippendale coffee table, This is not an original Thomas Chippendale table because coffee tables...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique German Secretary, walnut burl veneer, secret drawers
walnut burl veneer, secret drawers, french napoleon: This is not Biedermeier and I am do not think this is German, It is more close to French Napoleon III style circa 1870s but to be sure, I need to see a clear image with the secretary closed and a close up of the carving on the crown molding, and a close...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Heavily Carved Love Seat, indian craftsmen, colonial reign
indian craftsmen, colonial reign, anglo indian: This is a 19th Century Anglo/Indian love seat. It was made in India during the English colonial reign circa 1880s by Indian craftsmen for the English market and the form was copied from a English piece of furniture but the local indian craftsmen added there...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Pinball Machine, pinball machine, chicago coin
pinball machine, chicago coin, pinballs: Hi Mike, I m not sure what hand painted means, as no pinballs were hand painted. In any case flipperless pinballs do not bring a high price, probably in this case $100-200. Best bet would be to advertise in the miami craigslist, where you could try charging...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking chair, antique rocking chair, general antiques
antique rocking chair, general antiques, 1890s: From this photo I do not see any wear or age, what more can you tell me about this chair, has this chair been in storage for a long time. This could be a reproduction from later than the 1930s, I need to see more photos to give you a real analysis, I need...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Scissors, sewing implements, pair of scissors
sewing implements, pair of scissors, thimbles: Hello Jan. Because of the long length of the blades, your item would be referred to as shears rather than scissors. They look very similar to a picutre of a pair of iron, 18th century shears in Zalkin s Handbook of Thimbles and Sewing Implements by Estelle...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Settee, Chair, and Table, chippendale style, quality antiques
chippendale style, quality antiques, antique pieces: This is an English chippendale style side table, because of the carved skirting does not look like it has the quality of a 19th century piece this one looks like it is a 20th century reproduction. I need to see a close up photo of the carving on the top...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Vanity, dark wood stain, wooden wheels
dark wood stain, wooden wheels, french louis: This looks like an American vanity that was made circa 1910 to 1920. Wood wheels were used between 1900 and 1930. The carving is inspired from the Arts and Crafts movement but the style of the vanity is a typical American 19th century form with american style...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique (1920) mission style side table, sawed oak, side tables
sawed oak, side tables, arts and crafts: Hi These mission or arts and crafts desks bring 350-450 in shops, less at auctions. I recently refinished on for a customer for 600$. They were made between 1900 and 1920. Many have labels in the drawer or under the top, many do not. The wood is always...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique furniture, metal hardware, antique furniture
metal hardware, antique furniture, construction details: This looks like an American made dresser circa 1950s could you please send me more photos of all the pieces and details like the back, construction details and close up of the wood and any metal hardware. Without seeing more I would estimate the value of this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique washstand, antique washstand, birch veneer
antique washstand, birch veneer, oak cabinet: Courtney - Your washstand is a marriage of two pieces. The only question is the extent of the marriage. The drawer fronts are made of birch veneer. The frame is made of solid birch but the towel rack frame is made of oak. It also appears that the top of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ardner coverlet, knox county ohio, coverlet
knox county ohio, coverlet, retail shop: I m sure your coverlet has value but the Coverlet market is pretty soft right now. If it is in excellent condition and I do mean excellent , it might pring $00-$450 at auction. In a good retail shop, perhaps $800-1000 but it would be a slow sale. If...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally 50's puck bowling machine, shuffle puck, shuffle alley
shuffle puck, shuffle alley, wholesale value: Hi Fred, Well I got done answering your question here and hit the wrong button and lost it all, so I get to do it again. If this machine has a shuffle puck and not a bowling ball, it called a shuffle alley, the ones with the balls are called ball bowlers...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally 809-N Slot Machine, quick jerk, wd 40
quick jerk, wd 40, more than fifteen years: Hi Matthias, It will come out, you might have to grab it by the Handel and give it one mighty hard quick jerk, but it will come out, there is nothing normally blocking these bally hoppers from coming out. There are two runners the hopper slides in and out...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally slot machine, richard m bueschel, coin machines
richard m bueschel, coin machines, bally: Hi again peate, If you go to: http://jackpot7.freeyellow.com/page21.html and look for this: Bally High Hand Console Slot Machine. Rare article information, Cover page article, and photo s of the Bally High Hand slot machine via email to you. There...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Beacon Hill Bed, box frame, side rails
box frame, side rails, slats: you always need a box frame of some type under a mattress for support. I cannot tell from the pictures but is there a ledge on the inside of the side rails for the slats. If so then you need to have slats cut form 1 x 4 wood, at least 5 but 7 is better for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bed Headboard, bed headboard, french louis
bed headboard, french louis, approximate age: The headboard in this photo was made in the 1950s or 1960s ,It is inspired by the French Louis 15th style or the Italian Rocco style, the square metal construction of the structure shows me it is from the mid 20th century, I need to see a photo of the entire...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Berkey & Gay Bedroom Set, auction ebay, ebay
auction ebay, ebay, estimation: I can only see one photo, please send more, this service only allows you to send one photo at a time. In general bedrooms set do not sell for a lot of money unless they are 19th Century an in perfect condition. From this photo this does not look like...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Berkey & Gay history - Joseph Heyda, Berkey & Gay history - Joseph Heyda
Berkey & Gay history - Joseph Heyda: Hi Carol Nice to hear from you. How very interesting to have this heritage. While the question is totally out of my field, I am hoping that perhaps there are other Experts on site who may have some input and may contact us. I will also highlight it for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Black Stain Mark on Antique Dresser, water ring, black ring on furniture
water ring, black ring on furniture: Thanks for your question. A black stain indicates it s in the wood. Some restorers try to spot repair just the stained area. I have not had much luck making the repair blend in. I would mask off the front and sides and sand or strip the top.Try sanding...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bradley & Hubbard Lamp, paw feet, oil cap
paw feet, oil cap, wick: Hi Jann, Happy to assist you in identifying your lamp, but I will need more photographs showing greater detail, mainly of the vase and column and base. Feel free to email me through my website email information@edwardmillerkeroseneoillamps.com ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Brass Sacred Chest, fiery tongues, baby moses
fiery tongues, baby moses, ark of the covenant: This looks like this is a 19th Century box circa 1870s that was a collectors object from the Tour of Europe, I have seen something very similar that was made of bronze and was in fact a very high end and expensive tourist memento from when rich travelers traveled...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Caned Bench, indian bench, wooden pegs
indian bench, wooden pegs, style bench: This is an Anglo/Indian bench but it does not look to be old and the serial number confirms this for me. This style bench was first made in the 1880 in India when Britain was a colonial power. Yours is probably a reproduction still made in India and exported...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cavalier Cedar Chest, paint and varnish remover, old rags
paint and varnish remover, old rags, waterfall design: Hi Joe Nice to hear from you. Here are my complete instructions for doing the job. INSTRUCTIONS FOR STRIPPING FURNITURE The first thing you must do is assemble the material to do the job. The stripper is the most important item. I am hoping you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): What is this with the Cavalier name?, steamer trunk, furniture company
steamer trunk, furniture company, steamship: i cannot tell you who would be interested other than a trunk collector. this was a stand as you surmise that would have been used in a train, steamship, or hotel of the times. seldome do you see one intact, usually they are in pieces and destroyed. value...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cleaning Antique Slag Glass Shade and Painted Metal Base, light rust, weeping willows
light rust, weeping willows, surface rust: If you are trying to keep it as original as possible, then brush off the metal lightly to get dust and light rust/corrosion off and then use a mild windex solution to clean. You can also spray a semi-gloss clear coat after clean to enhance the metal. Thank...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coca Cola Ice Chest, soda machines, soda machine
soda machines, soda machine, web land: Hi Bob, As you might know I don t do soda machines, but I know yours is something out of the ordinary so I took a few days trying to see if I had some information for you. Yours was made by Westinghouse for Coca-Cola in the Mid 30 s to the mid 40 s and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Computing Scale Co platform scale, computing scales, ornate base
computing scales, ornate base, scale collectors: Hi Vern, Which scale in the photo are you referring to? We don t see any particular scale with an ornate base that is nickel plated like the scales you refer to in your query. You have some very nice computing scales in your photo and should consider joining...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carousel horse, horse statues, pole hole
horse statues, pole hole, head thanks: Actually, yours is not a carousel horse. It s an aluminum casting made for decorative purposes only. If this were authentic, I would have the pole hole and hole directly in front of the saddle. These are produced at a foundry in Mexico. You ll find another...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chair, kitchen chairs, chair style
kitchen chairs, chair style, victorian period: Hi the wood is usually birch in this style, the picture is too far to tell. Birch is a good hard, stable wood that accepts stains well and is durable. probably from 1900-1910 and was part of a set of kitchen chairs. Late victorian period and style...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): children's singer sowing machine vintage, singer sowing machine, great britian
singer sowing machine, great britian, toy machines: Hello Mary, Singer made hundreds of thousands of these toy machines so if you are able to take a photo, the identification will be much easier. The numbers on the bottom plate are not helpful to me as I do not have access to their data base with serial numbers...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cylinder roll top secretary dresser, sedalia mo, general antiques
sedalia mo, general antiques, adjustable shelves: Thank you for the detailed photos, this is American made and would have been called a roll top sectary bookcase. it was probably made at the turn of the Century and no later than the 1920s. It is inspired by the French Louis phillip style circa 1870s but the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Desk with secret compartments, secret compartments, construction details
secret compartments, construction details, wood grain: This looks like it could be an 18th Century English chippendale mahogany secretary, your video is too dark and does not help me to see the wood grain. I need to see clear close up photographs to tell you more, I would like to see the underside the desk,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining Set, dining room set, jacobean style
dining room set, jacobean style, china cabinet: hi, 15 years ago it would bring 3500, these days 1800-2400 depending on the condition. they area great sets, well made in oak with some fancy decorative veneers. Jacobean style. Right now they are on an upswing, I get a lot of inquiries about this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Drop Down Desk, renaissance revival style, french renaissance
renaissance revival style, french renaissance, design detail: This is an American made secretary with a mix of design details, the carved plaque in the top center is a design detail inspired by the French renaissance revival style, The form of the piece was inspired by spanish 17th century traveling chests. This piece...