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Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique french Armoire, rental storage space, loire valley region
rental storage space, loire valley region, french armoire: This Armoire was made between 1790 and 1830, there exist a product that you pour over the wood where there are wood worms and it will end any more damage. It must be done in a garage and it will smell bad for 3 to 6 months. The product is highly toxic and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique information, tiger oak, italian furniture
tiger oak, italian furniture, bottom shelf: I think this is American made and it looks like the bottom shelf was not original to the piece. Can you please send photos of the underside of both the table top and the shelf. The design was inspired by italian furniture but it is not really Italian in spirit....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique kerosene lamp, kerosene lamp, victorian c
kerosene lamp, victorian c, bottom portions: Hi Sandra, You have a late victorian (c. 1895 or thereabouts) Vase lamp, often associated with the movie Gone with the Wind (thus a GWTW lamp). The use of these lamps in that movie was incorrect. From the photograph appears to have its original shade...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Piece of Furniture, phoenix furniture co, thomas sheraton
phoenix furniture co, thomas sheraton, current market value: Moses - If you look closely at the coin shaped label you will see the name Phoenix across the shield. That means that your wall table, actually a server for use in the dining room, was made by Phoenix Furniture Co. Phoenix was established in 1872 in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Secretary Desk, secretary desk, wax paste
secretary desk, wax paste, mhg: If you are trying to sell it you will not get a lot of money, maybe around $150 dollars, but if you plan on keeping it is a beautiful piece and will make a nice addition to any home. If you want to make it look better, buy a good Antique wax paste, use a fine...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sewing Etui, napolean iii, antique sewing
napolean iii, antique sewing, rare piece: Hello KS. The quality of the picture precludes me from providing specifics on your set. However, I do feel your sewing set may be from the mid 1800s and may be French in origin. I cannot tell if all the items match, if they are marked, or what material...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique slot machines, slot machine dealers, antique slot machines
slot machine dealers, antique slot machines, bally: The Royal Draw is an oddball machine which you don t see that often. Even though it is oddball I don t think it is worth a lot. There is just not a lot of demand for those big console machines. The Jumbo Parade machines are fairly common. $2,500 is way...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique bed springs, question pool, antique bed
question pool, antique bed, questioner: Hi Carol How nice of you to make this offer. Actually it was a questioner of mine who wanted the springs and I have no way of contacting her now. If you could resend this question just as it is, I will post it over in the question pool. Many thanks for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique chair, renaissance revival, european renaissance
renaissance revival, european renaissance, spring support: This looks like an American made chair made circa 1900, It looks like the the back of the chair was inspired by a European Renaissance revival but your photo is too dark to see anything, could you please send me a photo of a close up of the carving on the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique chinese sewing basket, sewing basket, free beading pattern
sewing basket, free beading pattern, purchase cording from: Hello Eileen, You can make a new silk cord for your basket or purchase cording from a fabric or upholstery store to restore your sewing basket. Upholstery stores would have the best selection. Take the basket with you when shopping for cord because you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique dresser, colonial revival, antique dresser
colonial revival, antique dresser, antique furniture: 1920s, walnut veneers, very well done. these are good quality but only bring 350 in an average shop or antique mall. they are priced at 450-600 but you know how that goes. the style is a mix of queen anne, chippendale, and sheraton. best to call it colonial...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique sewing machines, antique sewing machines, hand held sewing machines
antique sewing machines, hand held sewing machines, price guideline: Hello Nicole, Thank you for including a photograph of your Betsy Ross toy machine. Your best bet on researching prices is on eBay. There are so many toy machines on the market and prices vary. On eBay you can research the listing and selling price and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique sideboard, antique sideboard, revival furniture
antique sideboard, revival furniture, renaissance revival: The foot looks like it is American made from the turn of the 19th Century to the 20th Century, the foot is a form that is not European in shape, but the doors of the cabinet are inspired by renaissance revival furniture but with an American twist, the faces...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally 922 B nickle slot, slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual
slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual, igt slot machine manual: Hi Raymond, There is a really good repair manual on this machine, it s called Bally Manual 2400 and you can get it here at: http://jackpot7.freeyellow.com/page21.html That is the coin rejector coil you are talking about, behind the coin acceptor....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally Beauty Pinball Model #366, pinball, woodrail
pinball, woodrail, gambling: Hi Jim, Verry Sorry for the delay, something is wrong with my allexperts account here, and I am not getting notified of questions waiting for me here. Sorry about that, and I hope something can be done about this soon. Anyway, I did some looking into your...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally's Slot Machine Model 831, slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual
slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual, igt slot machine manual: Hi Brent, I could give you the answer that you might hear the most, It could be many things but here is what I find the most, with this problem, and I see it a lot. Most likely cause of this is the Beau-plugs, they are the plugs on the back of the hopper...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bee Hive, bee hive, clockwork mechanism
bee hive, clockwork mechanism, newark nj: Hi Gary, I have deferred to a friend of mine for this. If your friend wants to sell it, my friend would be interested in buying. Let me know: coinoplibrary@comcast.net Here s his response: You put a nickel in the top of the Clawson Bee Hive. If it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Berkey & Gay Chest, Vanity, curiosity value, mid 1930s
curiosity value, mid 1930s, mirror glass: Pam - The pieces appear to be from the late 1920s to mid 1930s. The mirrors will tell the tale. 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...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Blanket chest and marble table, strap hinges, marble table
strap hinges, marble table, southern quebec: send the pics to me. on the chest send a pic of the interiorback corners the better selling chests have dovetailed construction an are made of 6 boards on the table a pic of several surfaces will help. you may call a dealer but remember they...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Blue Lamp, blue lamp, kerosine
blue lamp, kerosine, number c: Hi Sarah, Your link is not working - which states this image or video as been removed or deleted. . Rather than a link, you are able to attach a photograph directly to your question (or followup in this case) Alternatively you are welcome to contact...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally parts, slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual
slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual, igt slot machine manual: Phil, Code 42 is a problem with the 2nd reel, this could be a burned out reel reader board, try switching these reel reader boards around to see if moving it to reel three, gives you a 43 err code. If it does the problem is most likely a burned out reader...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bell o matic slot #617461 10 cent machine, Mills Antique Slot Machine, High Top
Mills Antique Slot Machine, High Top: Value depends a lot on condition. Without knowing more there is no way I can give you an idea. Try going to www.AntiqueSlotMachinePriceGuide.com and look at Mills High Tops. You should get an idea of its value. Regarding finding someone to work on it....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coffee table Information, general antiques, napoleon iii
general antiques, napoleon iii, information question: This is a American made reproduction probably made circa 1950s if you paid more than $100 dollars you paid to much. But if you like it then that is all that is important. at least you like it and enjoy it s style. It is actually a reproduction of a Napoleon...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coke machine, slot machine repair, slot machine maintenance
slot machine repair, slot machine maintenance, service manuals: Hi Cindy, I really try to stay away from soda machine questions but since you added a photo, it was really easy to identify it and I was able to find what you wanted to know about it. You can see all that on the attached information. I believe you can also...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cristal Lalique, pinsons, lalique crystal
pinsons, lalique crystal, cristal lalique: Hi Terri. Thanks for the added info. The bowl 11016 is a longtime Lalique model Pinsons (finches in French). This model is actually a reproduction of an original Rene Lalique design from 1937. After the death of Rene Lalique in 1945, Cristal Lalique continued...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chest of drawers and side tables, chest of drawers, briwax
chest of drawers, briwax, bedside tables: the set is super, the condition of the surface is poor. a lot of the loss of coating is due to someone recoating it at some time and making an uninformed choice of materials, varnish over lacquer or some such mis match. it is likely beyond waxing, unfortunately....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): childs table & chairs, table chairs, historical group
table chairs, historical group, leafs: I don t know what information I can provide or what your looking for.The only way to find information about this set would be to look at or get a copy of the catalog the company offered. You might find this at the Ind State Historical Museum, a Library,or...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cleaning Hitchcock chairs, mineral spirits, wood preserver
mineral spirits, wood preserver, paste wax: Hi Maria Get a small can of mineral spirits (called varsol in Canada). Dip a clean rag in the spirits and do a test by rubbing the wood with it. Do this on an area that won t show. Mineral spirits will remove the wax and oil buildup that seems to have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Double pedestal dinning Table, double pedestal, gum base
double pedestal, gum base, sweet gum: it is a 1940s mahogany veneered top with a sweet gum base sheraton or duncan phyfe/sheraton styled dining table. someone has refinished it at some time, they are generally a deep brown red color. touching up the scraped area on this will still leave a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dresser with Marble or Granite Top, business mix, piece of furniture
business mix, piece of furniture, drawer pulls: need a pic of the back and of the outside side of a drawer where the side meets the front to date this. wood is walnut, most people even those in the business mix mahogany and walnut in identification. ============= thanks for the pics the type of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dresser Set, john wanamaker, general antiques
john wanamaker, general antiques, chest of drawers: This is was made circa 1960, it was mass produced and made in thousands of examples. I personally would not pay more than 100 dollars for each piece, and even then I would not buy this. But I am a very difficult person to sell to and I can find great 19th...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Duncan Phyfe? Table, duncan phyfe table, colonial revival
duncan phyfe table, colonial revival, general antiques: if the legs on the table and the legs on the chairs are an exact match then it was a set, if they are different it could still have been sold as a set if the woods are the same. assembled sets are common when teh styles are similar or the same. being a set...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining room chairs, dining room chairs, renaissance revival
dining room chairs, renaissance revival, crossing bridge: Please send me close up photos of the foot, the back of the chair, carving on the front of the chair, close up of the arm, and a close up of the top of the chair. This looks like a 19th Century renaissance revival chair made circa 1890s. with a close up of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining room set /, burl walnut, walnut veneer
burl walnut, walnut veneer, red gum: Leslie - The busy wood you see is called mottled avodire , a light colored African wood used as a cheap substitute for satinwood in the Depression era of the 1930s. You can see more about avodire on pages 17 and 18 of Furniture of the Depression Era by...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): double oil lamp, general antiques, student lamp
general antiques, student lamp, plain background: Jennifer, I am sorry but I cannot really assist with a value, not only because doing so from a photograph is inappropriate, but I am unable to ascertain market conditions where you live. That aside, the lamp is a good one and not often found. The...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dressing table, sandberg furniture, orange county ca
sandberg furniture, orange county ca, general antiques: The 1 900 is not the date this must be some kind of reference number, Please send me a close up of the back corner of the drawer, The style of this dressing table is Art Deco from the 1930s it looks like it could have been made after this date. The construction...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): A drop leaf table from my father's estate., drop leaf table, general antiques
drop leaf table, general antiques, american pieces: The problem with my valuation is that I know a lot of antique dealers where to go to purchase pieces like this for $200 dollars, I would not pay more that this for a table like this, there were at least one thousand manufactures of furniture in America in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): A drop leaf table from my father's estate., queen anne style, drop leaf table
queen anne style, drop leaf table, construction details: This does looks like an American made Queen Anne style drop leaf table, for me to give you a date I need to see several photos; the underside, a close up of the foot, a close up of any construction details and a photo of any part that looks old or used....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): duncan phyfe (?) style sofa, Empire, mahogany
Empire, mahogany: Katie - Your Empire style sofa is from the 1940s. The visible wood is mahogany. Since I did not see all of your sofa I cannot give you a value. Comparable sofas sell at auction in today s market for between $50 and $200. Here are several examples with sale...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): English style table, duncan phyfe table, general antiques
duncan phyfe table, general antiques, feet legs: This is an American made 20th Century reproduction of an English style table made circa 1960s. This photo is very telling I hope you can see that the wood is very new, it has no age to it and no patina. This table is worth not more that 100 dollars. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Engine Identifier, 63 impala ss, google search
63 impala ss, google search, chevy impala: Hi Christina, I don t know myself and this is as far off my expertise as we can get, but I wanted the same information as you on a small block engine I have in my 63 impala SS convert, and just did a google search for Chevy Eng serial numbers and I ran...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): English dining room set, english dining room, european antiques
english dining room, european antiques, general antiques: There are plenty of good European antiques in South America, but they are still in the homes of wealthy people, If you are looking to collect Antiques you will have to be willing to pay good money to convince them to sell it to you. If you are looking to collect...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): e-2000 series, slot machine manuals, mills slot machine problem
slot machine manuals, mills slot machine problem, repair mills slot: Hi Jerry, The code ( 50 000) on a Bally E series machine just means that the door was opened since last play, code 50 the 000 in the code (50 000 ) means that there was no payoff of on the last play, (no winning combination so no payoff) if it had...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): eagle on measure, copper, brass
copper, brass, iron: Hi Roland From around 1830 onwards (possibly earlier) New York State required all County and City standard measures to be impressed with both the emblem of the United States (eagle) and the letters NY . The State kept this requirement until sometime after...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): FOLDING/CAMPAIGN CHAIR, campaign chairs, heywood wakefield
campaign chairs, heywood wakefield, folding chairs: Marc - Your folding chair is from the late 19th century. Folding chairs were very popular in the 1880s and 1890s. One of the main manufacturers, W. Heywood Chair Co. a precursor of Heywood-Wakefield, showed similar chairs in its 1883 catalog. Called the Decker...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): FRENCH PROVINCIAL??, french provincial bedroom furniture, general antiques
french provincial bedroom furniture, general antiques, antique white: Hi again Tonya There are many examples of French Provincial pieces on line Look here http://images.google.ca/images?hl=en&source=hp&q=french+provincial+bedroom+furniture&aql=&gs_rfai=&um=1&ie=UTF-8&sa=N&tab=wi This furniture is very well made as a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): French carved arm chair, masonic symbol, french carved arm chair
masonic symbol, french carved arm chair, approximate value: At the bottom of the page there is a place for you to attach an image, you can only send one image at time, but feel free to send as many photos as you want. I always need to see one image of the entire piece, the underside, the back, the foot an any photos...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Anique rocking chair, st george utah, mormons
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Anique rocking chair, st george utah, mormons, 1865

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally's Slot Machine Model 831, loose wires, good connections
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally's Slot Machine Model 831, loose wires, good connections, volt meter

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining room set /, bankruptcy filing, insurance money
Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining room set /, bankruptcy filing, insurance money, furniture company

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lamp maker's mark, glass store, filigree
Collectibles-General (Antiques): lamp maker's mark, glass store, filigree, stained glass

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oil Table Lamp, davart, gold metal
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oil Table Lamp, davart, gold metal, american art

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Roll top desk, roll top desk, andrews co
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Roll top desk, roll top desk, andrews co, aution

Collectibles-General (Antiques): S.Bent & Bros chairs, period of time, colors
Collectibles-General (Antiques): S.Bent & Bros chairs, period of time, colors

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Victorian or Reproduction
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Victorian or Reproduction

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wood vanity, number thanks, harris lebus
Collectibles-General (Antiques): wood vanity, number thanks, harris lebus, arts and crafts period

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hand painted tray top nesting tables (3) with grooves to transport as one, nesting table, nesting tables
nesting table, nesting tables, construction techniques: Please send me photos of the tables and I will try to help, you can only send one photo at a time, but you can send as many photo you want if you think that it will help me help you. take photos of the details that show age or use and any unique features and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Howe Scale, rutland vermont, mid 1900s
rutland vermont, mid 1900s, berning: Hi Douglas, Your scale consists of the beams only of a railroad car scale. the platform that held the car to be weighed would have been built into the rails on the track itself. It most likely dates from the mid 1900s. If you send your Email address to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): hippocamus, woodcarvers, business today
woodcarvers, business today: S and S Woodcarvers is located in California and is in business today. These sell new for under $3,000.00. On the secondary market you can expect around $1,000 Since these are contemporary figures, they do not increase in value as time goes on. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ID Chair, salvation army store, general antiques
salvation army store, general antiques, empire period: The foot is not a animal paw it is more inspired by the Art Nouveau style and the wheel makes me think that the chair was made no later than the 1940s, so it will be important that I see the photo of what is under the black material on the underside of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Info on Queen Anne style lowboy, queen anne style, maple veneer
queen anne style, maple veneer, tiger maple: the wood is tiger maple veneer. it appears to be 30s vintage. if you send a picture of the outside of a drawer where the side meets the front and a pic of the reaf of the drawer taken with the drawer upside down showing the back and bottom, a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Irwin Dresser, royal furniture, grand rapids michigan
royal furniture, grand rapids michigan, general antiques: This looks like this could have been made in the 1930s to 1940s but without seeing many more details it is hard to be sure, I would like to see the engraved plate, the back corner of the drawer, the underside. when furniture is painted it is very hard to date....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Italian chairs, general antiques, empire style
general antiques, empire style, seat rails: i am pretty certain these were made in America. they date around 1920-30. wood is birch stained mahogany. retail in a shop 250 each. they are a late empire style. ===================================== sorry to have offended you by asking a necessary...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): identification of a chair style, colonial wood, sweet gum
colonial wood, sweet gum, missionary style: you are probably referring to mission style rather than missionary. mission style, arts and crafts and craftsman are a style from around 1900. this is not, this is from the 30-50s and is colonial style referred to at that time as early American Colonial....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kauba vase, bronze vase, marble base
bronze vase, marble base, voluminous notes: Pam, Here is what I was able to find and you may already know this. I would contact the dealers below and see if they ll give you an appraisal. You might also contact the major auction houses to see what they can tell you. Carl Kauba(1865 - 1922)...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Do you know the possible designer/maker of this chair?, furniture wax, good furniture
furniture wax, good furniture, wax paste: This chair was inspired by a chair Alvar Aalto designed in 1933, in the 1950s and 1960s many manufactures produced furniture like yours. I have attached a photo of the original, it is best to use a sponge and water to clean the chair, then dry it with...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lehigh Have-A-Snack Vending Machine, Hav-A-Snak, vending machine
Hav-A-Snak, vending machine, coin operated: Hi Patricia I didn t get the photo of the instructions you sent, if you still want to send them my email address is Jackpot7@q.com I have had a chance to learn some more about these vendors after looking for the Hav-a-snak name. But, nothing on this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Louis Vuitton suitcases, scuffs, louis vuitton
scuffs, louis vuitton, suitcases: Your photo is not very clear, to find out the exact date and who it was made for you have to contact Louis Vuitton and give them the numbers and they will get back to you. It looks like these are from the early 20th Century and they would be worth around $3000...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lamp, student lamps, double stem
student lamps, double stem, student lamp: Hi, Student lamps with a double stem do exist, and are highly sought after, however, from the photograph you have supplied, your lamps seems to be a modern electric reproduction of this type of student lamp. If original, your lamp has been seriously damaged...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lamp, lamp co, gold color
lamp co, gold color, stain glass: This looks like it was made in the 1920s, if you do a patten search (at the US patent & copyright office in Washington DC ) for the company name you may find the exact date and name of the designer. I think you can get some information online, and I think...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lamp maker's mark, slag glass lamp, kerosene lamps
slag glass lamp, kerosene lamps, period lighting: Hi Joe, Is it that you beleive this make is on a Edward Miller electric lamp? Either way, I need more photographs of the lamp to assist you. You are correct in that Edward Miller quickly moved into electric lighting once it became apparent that it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lane cedar chest, scotch brite pad, lane cedar chest
scotch brite pad, lane cedar chest, nice fragrance: Poly thinned down is just using whatever material you get and thinning it with the proper thinner so it will flow better. In the cedar case, it will seal the wood less then straight out of the can allowing the cedar to still give of the smell.you can use the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): love seat id???, eastlake style, love seat
eastlake style, love seat, info thanks: You have an Eastlake style loveseat. Eastlake was made in the late 1800s. Reproductions were made in later years. There is no way to tell much of anything else without being able to see the piece in person. If you have no info on the maker, you would probably...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills 777 Slot Machine, antique arcade watling mills clawson dewey chicago brownie slot machines dice gum peanut pulver
antique arcade watling mills clawson dewey chicago brownie slot machines dice gum peanut pulver: Don, I m not aware of a site with that information. However, I can confirm that the machine you have (Mills 777) is called a Hightop . The Mills company started the production of Hightops in 1947 and they were very popular in the 1950 s and 60 s. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): My Mother's thimble collection, snow white and the 7 dwarfs, mid michigan area
snow white and the 7 dwarfs, mid michigan area, selling on ebay: Hello Dolores. The best advice I can offer in this situation is to ask the potential buyers to make their best offers. The majority of the thimbles you mention are contemporary. They usually do not bring the price of investment, since they were mass produced....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mills castle slot machine, Mills slot machine, sega slot machine
Mills slot machine, sega slot machine, slot machine help: Hi Barbara I have all this information scanned and on my computer as this question has been asked of me before on this machine. If you don t mind, you could send an email to me at Jackpot7@q.com and I can attach it to you email and send it back to you....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mirror, renaissance revival style, mirror question
renaissance revival style, mirror question, american craftsmen: I confirm that this is American made circa 1890 to 1910, it has a arts and crafts feel but it was inspired by the Renaissance revival style and it has a mix of American craftsmen style. The crown molding is very unique. when you use the steel wool do not...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Navco penny scale, money collector, scale co
money collector, scale co, watling: Your scale is from the early 1930 s. Watling and Mills were the biggest makers of scales, and some of their early ones can be worth thousands of dollars. Scales from the period of yours are plentiful and do not bring a lot of money. Collector value would...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Need assistance choosing hardware for antique oak sideboard, antique oak sideboard, wooden knobs
antique oak sideboard, wooden knobs, brass knobs: some had wood round knobs on the drawers, some had wood on the upper and pulls on the bottom. if it were mine i would put brass pulls on all but brass knobs on the uppers. http://www.hardwareofthepast.com/Merchant2/merchant.mvc?Screen=CTGY&Category_Code=fhdVictorian...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): nursing rocker or sewing rocker/value, upholstery tapestry, sewing rocker
upholstery tapestry, sewing rocker, caster wheel: Nancy - The terms sewing rocker and nursing rocker are used interchangeably. They refer to low seat rockers with very low or no arms used exclusively by women for the two descriptive tasks. In the late 19th and early 20th century they were often included...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): O.D. Jennings Coin Scale???, Scales, manuals
Scales, manuals, slotmachines: Hi Jill, Good morning. Very nice scale, it looks just fantastic, and in super condition! I have some scale information but I don t have anything with you model of Jennings scale in it. So, here is what we need to do. There is a book on scales that I do...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oak Folding dining table, invisible hinges, american antique furniture
invisible hinges, american antique furniture, oak parquet: Steven - I believe it is a serving piece or a side piece rather than a table. It appears to be a modern piece, circa 1970 or later. It is made of oak parquet veneer and the lighter line on the side where the veneer seems to be missing indicates a substrate...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oak Table, gel stains, light coats
gel stains, light coats, grit paper: this is an unusual table. the style is usually associated with walnut, gum or mahogany. also the top is solid and not veneered which is a positive thing but not that veneer is bad. table looks to be from the 20s done in the sheraton an hepplewhite style,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oil Table Lamp, sorry living, general antiques
sorry living, general antiques, exact condition: Hi Mark, I would suggest Dav Art New York is the maker (I cannot help further here - I know nothing of them) - Age - my guess would be that the lamp was made 1940 s - 1960 s. This is a guess and I could be wrong. I cannot assist with value - sorry -...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Secretary desk with curved front, general antiques, secretary desk
general antiques, secretary desk, old secretary: From what I can see in your photos this was made in the 1960 and was reproduced from a American 18th century style, there is also an English 18th Century style drop front secretary dresser that is called a chippendale drop front secretary but it has claw feet....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): oil lamp, general antiques, oil lamp
general antiques, oil lamp, antique dealer: Hi Sandra, Although I can confirm the quality etc of your lamp, I am unable to offer a value. Firstly because it is inapprorpate to do so from a photograph as acutal condition is very important, but further, I am unable to ascertain current market conditions...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): I have old bedroom set from north of USA, colonial revival period, tulip poplar
colonial revival period, tulip poplar, sweet gum: these were made in the 10s and 20s. william and mary style, colonial revival period. the case woods were sweet gum or tulip poplar, the faces generally walnut veneers. the vanity pictured would be the most desirable of the pieces and would bring 550-600...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old louis vuitton case, louis vuitton store, vintage louis vuitton
louis vuitton store, vintage louis vuitton, general antiques: This looks like it was made in at the end of the 19th century, circa 1880s, inside there should be a number on the tag. If the number is still there you can find out the exact date of manufacture and who it was made for. You will need to ask a Louis Vuitton...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old table, general antiques, feet legs
general antiques, feet legs, question michael: This photo show a table that was made in the 20th century and is not an antique (more than 100 years old). Please send me photos of the foot and the carvings on the center pedestal and I will try to give you more more precise date of manufacture. At first...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): P.Derby & Co., eons com, derby co
eons com, derby co, bench seat: Linda - P. Derby was one of the well known manufacturers in Gardner Mass in the late 19th and early 20th century. P. Derby was formed in 1863 and closed in 1935. Here s some history. http://www.eons.com/groups/topic/1565105-P-Derby-amp-Co-Boston I need...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): P. Derby & Company desk chair, chicago products, elementary school teacher
chicago products, elementary school teacher, gardner massachusetts: the chair is oak wood and looks to have the styling of the 1910-20s. in the condition shown retail would be around 200. here is some info i found Founded: In 1863, Derby, Knowlton & Company was established on Main Street. In 1868 Mr. Derby bought out...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pepsi Machine??, slot machines, bally
slot machines, bally, manuals: Hi Robert, Well I am not showing anything for the model 87 in what limited information I have for soda machines. I do have something for the model 88, maybe it s this one. I ll attach what I have as a photo that you can print out. If this is not it, then...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pram (buggy) wheels, pram buggy, baby buggies
pram buggy, baby buggies, wire wheels: Please don t pitch it!!You didn t say if the style was for wire wheels but I assume it is do to the size. You can look on ebay under Antiques -Baby Buggies and find wheels. I have seen some of this size listed so keep on checking back. If it is a wire wheel,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): paint removal, paint and varnish remover, old wives tales
paint and varnish remover, old wives tales, old rags: Hi Rick Nice to hear from you. Removing paint from veneer is no different than removing paint from solid wood. Its one of those Old Wives tales that veneer cannot be stripped of finish or paint. Rest assured you will never remove the veneer during the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pair of unusual mirrors, chippendale style, general antiques
chippendale style, general antiques, wood image: This looks like it is a mirror that was made in Mexico based on a Portuguese or Spanish 18th century design. this is not Chippendale style. It looks like a varnish was put over the gesso and could be from the 1940s but it is a reproduction an not as old...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): piano stain, paint thinner, coffee stain
paint thinner, coffee stain, oh my goodness: Hi Richard Nice to hear from you. Oh my goodness keep the TSP away and the bleach right now. You cannot bleach out a spot in that way. We do not bleach until all the finish is removed, and then the entire top is bleached. Not just the spots or you will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pin ball, pinball games, cannon fire
pinball games, cannon fire, spirit of america: Hi Gary, The Deluxe e three came out in January of 1934. It was made by Kenneth C. Shyvers of Seattle Washington. He made 10-20 pinball games, his most successful being Cannon Fire, where the pinballs would be shot out of cannons. He also working on slot...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): princes feather(recent)reproduction lamps, reproduction lamps, daisey
reproduction lamps, daisey, simple test: Hi Barb, Difficult. Firstly there are a number of generations of reproductions - 1940 s 1960 s and 1980 s. Any lamp that has a screw on typically brass coloured tin collar is a late reproduction, most often 1980 s or later. The reverse is no...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Riempie Chair, dutch bible, construction details
dutch bible, construction details, many thanks: They are both certainly of value, I can not help you with the bible but if you send me photos of the chair I can help, I will need a general photo of the chair, a photo of the back, the underside, the foot, the arm, any carvings and any some of the construction...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair, general antiques, war child
general antiques, war child, rocking chair: This is a post war child s chair that was turned into a rocker at a later date. It was probably made circa 1960s, If you look at the front foot you will see that the foot was not an exact fit and the rail was a after thought. in this photo it even looks like...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Roll top desk, cutler desk, antique roll top desks
cutler desk, antique roll top desks, roll top desk: Kevin - The authoritative source on furniture made in Chicago is CHICAGO FURNITURE - ART, CRAFT %26 INDUSTRY 1833-1983 by Sharon Darling published by the Chicago Historical Society. It has no reference to St. Andrews Desk Co. The first American patent...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking chair repair., chair repair, thonet
chair repair, thonet, rocking chair: If you have the tools and experience to do the job, go for it.Otherwise, take it to someone who can do the job correctly. That s the key in any repair or restoration, doing it the right way. Over the years,you would be surprised at some of the repairs I ve...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): S.Bent & Bros chairs, conant ball, heywood wakefield
conant ball, heywood wakefield, yellow birch: Joe - S. Bent & Brothers was one of the famous furniture making companies in Gardner, MASS along with Heywood-Wakefield and Conant-Ball among others. It was founded in 1867 and went out of business around 2000. The company made primarily Colonial Revival reproductions...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Secretary Desk, revival furniture, renaissance revival
revival furniture, renaissance revival, secretary desk: This is an American made showcase secretary, it would have had the same small wood guard rail that is on the sides of the top that continues in the back. The piece would look exactly like back part of the top side rail, it would be very simple. The carving...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sewing machine, sewing machine co, sewing machine company
sewing machine co, sewing machine company, will find additional information: Hello Margaret, Thank you for your query and for including a photograph. The AVON was made by The Royal Sewing Machine Company Ltd. and it is a version of the Challenge sewing machine which used Shakespear & Illston s patented shuttle movement. (Shakespear...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sewing machine, household sewing machines, antique toy
household sewing machines, antique toy, sewing machine: Hello Mark, Thank you for your query but I am not an expert on the full-sized, household sewing machines. My expertise as far as sewing machines go is in the Antique TOY or COLLECTIBLE variety. Please resubmit your question to another expert. If you read...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): SHAKER? TYPE EARLY ROCKER, peterboro nh, shaker style
peterboro nh, shaker style, rockers: First, I m not Fred, Your rocker is a Shaker style but these types of rockers have been made for years. Without more info and pictures, I wouldn t venture a guess on the age or origin but thanks for the question BOB Rob http://www.andersonsrestorations.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Singer Sewing Machine, singer sewing machine, sewing machines
singer sewing machine, sewing machines, sized models: Hello D, Sorry to hear about your mother, my condolences to you and to your family. I m afraid that I am not an expert when it comes to the household, full-sized models of sewing machines. As far as sewing machines go, I can only help with the antique TOY...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sleigh Bed, mahogany veneer, queen anne style
mahogany veneer, queen anne style, sweet gum: it is a queen anne style bed from 1920s. better pictures are necessary to identify the woods but likely it is mahogany veneer for the panels and sweet gum for the frame or possibly walnut veneers. retail at a shop about 400 max is ready to use condition...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Solid Timber Horse, timber joints, collectible value
timber joints, collectible value, decorative pieces: Your horse is an inexpensive import from Asia. These are made by the thousands and shipped off to all parts of the world. This could have been made anytime between around 1980 to present. I wouldn t put too much effort into restoring it. It has no collectible...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Style & value of antique dining set, drop leaf table, table chairs
drop leaf table, table chairs, federal style: you will need to send individual pictures of the table, chairs, sideboard and china. I cannot see the array of pics well enough to tell you anything. I only need one of each as jpg files attached to one email it is of fine style and form. thanks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): seat of chair, furniture catalogs, michigan chair
furniture catalogs, michigan chair, original furniture: There were hundreds of furniture manufactures making chairs at this time, if there is no stamp, it would require you to look in original furniture catalogs to find the manufacture, this is a very time consuming process. try starting with Michigan chair manufactures,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): secretary desk, secretary desk, design details
secretary desk, design details, bookcase: This is an American made secretary bookcase dresser that was made circa 1930s, it has several European design details like the feet and the carved crown molding, the rest is all American specifically the combination of three uses. This is worth around $200...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sewing basket, sewing baskets, sewing basket
sewing baskets, sewing basket, fabric: Hello Jeff. Sewing baskets, like the one you sent a picture of, are quite common and very plentiful, which is probably why you are unable to find information. Many were repurposed from other uses, could be handmade and usually unmarked to help date. Yours...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): slot machine, Trade stimalstors, coin operated
Trade stimalstors, coin operated, daval: Hi Jerry, You do not have a Manufactures name listed in your question but I would guess that it is the one made by Daval and produced between 1939 and 1940 as this is the only Penny Pack trade stimulator that I have listed in my information. If I am right...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Table, e mail address, burl veneer
e mail address, burl veneer, attaboy: this looks like a table i sold for 500$, 15 years ago. it was walnut as is yours from the 20s and super high quality. most tables like this are popular grade, this is high grade. send a pic of the underneath with the writing. you have my email address....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thimbles, thimble collectors, brown and bigelow
thimble collectors, brown and bigelow, thomas register: Hello Beth. The following information is from the New International Edition Thimble Collectors Encyclopedia by John von Hoelle: In the US, plastic timbles became popular as an advertising giveawy after the First World War. The firm of Brown and Bigelow...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): table/buffet/china cabnet, china cabnet, duncan fyfe
china cabnet, duncan fyfe, 18th century furniture: If this is 90 years old it would not be a Duncan Fyfe Antique, Duncan Fyfe died in 1854 so you piece would be a reproduction. In fact Duncan Fyfe made reproductions of English 18th Century furniture. His furniture is valuable because he made it not because...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): table and chairs, dining room table and chairs, general antiques
dining room table and chairs, general antiques, dining room table: This photo is not what I expected, this is an American made reproduction from the 1950s because the carving on the top front of the chair is another style, the carving and the front feet are French provincial Louis 15th style and the rest is American design...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): trunk, sandpaper, early 1900s
sandpaper, early 1900s, trunks: looks like it is from the early 1900s, country made maybe for tools but probably for clothing. if you decide to restore go easy on the sandpaper very light sanding. at my shop it would cost 750 to restore, making it worth just that. trunks like this are...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Unknown Chair, chocolate bar, art deco
chocolate bar, art deco, merrell: These chairs look more like they are from the 1940s, they look like they are from a American decorator like Karl Springer, you should show them to a dealer in NYC called Todd Merrell, he wrote a book about decorators from this period, he may even want to purchase...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Unmarked mahogany secretary, francis kay, dominant personality
francis kay, dominant personality, english secretary: This is a reproduction of an 18th Century English secretary, I need to see the back, the back corner of the drawer and a close up of one of the feet. because of the holes on the inside of the top, I think this is a 20th Century reproduction. 19th century...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Unusual table with lion mask feet, revival furniture, lion mask
revival furniture, lion mask, renaissance revival: This looks like renaissance revival furniture from the 20th Century, from your description of the functions of the table it sound like your table was made sometime between 1940 and 1960. I would have to see photos of the underside of the table and the chairs,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): upholstered carved chair, general antiques, sweet gum
general antiques, sweet gum, victorian touch: unfortunately upholstered items sell low. everyone wants to put their own fabric on to match their decor. around 200 would be the max 100 more likely. you might try a good resale shop in the area if there is one that sells higher end items just make sure...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Value of horses, jumper horse, carousel figure
jumper horse, carousel figure, pennies on the dollar: Without personally inspecting these items I wouldn t feel comfortable quoting values. In this market, carousel collectibles have taken a big hit. Most buyers are offering only pennies on the dollar. Considering today s climate and assuming these items...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Value of Pinball Machine, pinball machine, production quantity
pinball machine, production quantity, hi mike: Hi Mike, Bally s Radical! came out in 1990. At a production quantity of 1315 is is lower than a lot of the Bally games of the period. It is certainly not rare. One of the problems with lower production games is that a lot of players don t have a chance...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Victorian or Reproduction, victorian sofa, reproduction
victorian sofa, reproduction, photo: Your photo is too small for me to see anything, I would need to see a close up of the foot, the carvings on the sofa back and a photo of the underside. If this was Victorian it would be worth $600 dollars at least if it is a reproduction it is worth $100...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Virgina House Furniture, water stains, antique malls
water stains, antique malls, general antiques: only one pic will post on the website. the wax is still the thing to do unless you want to spend 700 on refinishing. it wont get rid of the black water stains but it will offer some protection. if you decide to put some type of coating on the top use...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): value of juke box, wurlitzer juke box, handwritten number
wurlitzer juke box, handwritten number, auction fees: My best advice for you is to watch eBay to see what similar machines are selling for. However, remember eBay is the retail price and sellers on eBay have listing and auction fees to pay as well as Pay Pal fees on their receipt. Marc www.thecoinopcollector.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vintage coke machine, coke vending machine, serial number tag
coke vending machine, serial number tag, kansas city missouri: Marty, Are you sure the manufacture is The Vendor Co. ? if so, I have nothing on it, a photo would tell me more. This is one of the reasons I don t do the vending machines as I have very little information on them, but sometimes I can help. Machines may...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wate and Fate Penny Scale, slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual
slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual, igt slot machine manual: Hi Cathie, If anyone has a key for these it would most likely be Bill and Jan Berning who are scale experts here on allexperts also, see: http://www.allexperts.com/ep/682-82468/Collectibles-General-Antiques/Bill-Jan-Berning.htm or just look for them...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Watling Gold Award Slot problem, antique slot machines, gold award
antique slot machines, gold award, coin slot: Gary: The problem is probably in the escalator which is the thing that accepts the coins. 90% of all the jams are in this area. Trouble shooting it from a single photo is almost impossible. I have a DVD which discusses how to fix common jams on most...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Weight Your Fate Scale, slot machines, bally
slot machines, bally, manuals: Hi Chandler, I guess you are unable to email a photo of it, if you can, please email it to Jackpot7@q.com There are a few scales that your description my fit. Let me ask you this, are you sure it has 6 coin slots or 4? Is the body of the machine square...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): WIERD KLEENCUT SCISSORS, sewing tools, spring style
sewing tools, spring style, scissors: Hello Stephanie. Kleencut continues to make scissors to this day. Perhaps a letter to the company, with a picture, will help you with your search for information on the scissors in question. I ve not come across them in any of the sewing tools books so...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Willimantic thread, wooden spool, google
wooden spool, google, orange color: Hello Jenny. Willimantic has a a long and interesting history. Google Willimantic to find numberous sites. One is the Willimantic Thread Museum. If they do not describe the difference between three cord and six cord thread, you could contact them with...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wood Desk Chair, brass medallion, brass tag
brass medallion, brass tag, wood desk: Gary - The Marble & Shattuck Chair Co was formed in Bedford, OH in 1885 and moved to Cleveland in 1895. They continued in business there until the 1940s so your chair could have been made anywhere in that 50 year period. Without seeing the chair that is as...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): walnut bedroom set, belleville ontario canada, eastern ontario canada
belleville ontario canada, eastern ontario canada, family parrot: The back of this piece is very telling, I hope you can see from the back that his is not old, this is a reproduction that was made not more than 15 years ago. Your set is mass produced, and the reason that it is in mind condition is because it is not old....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wate fate scale, slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual
slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual, igt slot machine manual: Hi Eliza, I was not informed by allexperts that your question was waiting here, but I am here to answer it for you now. I did go look, and seen this scale. I have attached a photo of this model and how it works for you to this answer. The value of this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): watling scale, dial face, condition thanks
dial face, condition thanks, watling: Hi Suzanne, That scale has a fancy dial painting, and i can t tell from the pic what kind of condition it is in. Please email a close up of the whole dial face, but send to coinoplibrary@comcast.net so I can look closely at it. Value is from $300-2000 depending...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker sewing table cabinet?, haywood wakefield, sewing table
haywood wakefield, sewing table, brass feet: In the Haywood-Wakefield catalog of 1898-1899, there is a drawing of the #6426 Oblong Work Basket that matches yours right down to the brass feet and weaving on the sides..Even though it doesn t guarantee it s HW, I would tend to lean to a probably Take...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wood vanity, general antiques, patent number
general antiques, patent number, construction technique: This site only allows one photo to be sent a time. I confirm my analysis, if you contact the US patten office you will find out everything about who designed this piece. sorry I did not read the first time that you had a patent number, I thought it was a inventory...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wood vanity and matching side table, general antiques, wooden wheels
general antiques, wooden wheels, chamber pot: Now that I see a clear photo of the carvings, there is a mix of styles in the carvings typical of American furniture and it makes me think that it is American made from the beginning of the 20th Century. I will keep looking at the images and try to tell you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wooden pinball machine, pinball machine, comcast
pinball machine, comcast, balls: Hi Ann, I ve never heard of a Pajo Amusements. It s likely that s the name of the company that operated the game. Based on your description, the game is from 1932-33, and would be worth $200-250. If you sent me a pic perhaps I could give more information....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1933 pin ball machine, pinball, woodrail
pinball, woodrail, gambling: Hi There Don, Four different manufactures made a machine called 21, and one of them was called 21 odds. Can you tell me who manufactured your game? and/or if it s called just 21 and not 21 Odds? Thanks! I have to get to work but if you get this information...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1947 Trash Can Jukebox, Juke box, seeburg
Juke box, seeburg, slot machine: Hi John, I don t even know where to start here on this question. If I were you the first thing I would do is maybe get a subscription to the always jukin magazine as it loaded with adds and dealers and that sort of thing, There web site is at: http://alwaysjukin.storesecured.com/...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1950's tom's "slanted front" vending machine, vending machine, slot machine
vending machine, slot machine, books and manuals: Hi Rob, I am not sure just how your locking mechanism is made and works on the Tom s vending machine but on Bally slot machines as with many vending type machines, I have to turn the machine completely upside down after drilling the locks and shake and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1964 Bally 742A-226 - Money Honey?, bally slot, slots
bally slot, slots, slot machine: Hi David, Your correct on those numbers, they are stamped in the black area, on the top of the tag, left-middle and right, and this is the date it rolled off the line as far as I know about all this. That is the date and day this particular machine was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 50's Vintage Art Deco?, antique mahogany, chest of drawers
antique mahogany, chest of drawers, antiques mall: to freshen it up use a colored, toulene free, Briwax in the appropriate color (antique mahogany). deco would be accurate but i would, in a selling description, mention that it has a subtle and desirable oriental styling. 50s pieces seem to be coming...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 50's walnut veneer DR table and chairs, wine stains, walnut veneer
wine stains, walnut veneer, tung oil: Hi Pili Nice to hear from you. Are you certain this table top veneer is wood and not arborite? If its wood and the finish has worn off you can just clean it well to ensure there is no grease or grime on it and rub a couple of coats of tung oil over it as...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Advice Please for Refinishing, atoque, general antiques
atoque, general antiques, peterson company: another option is just to have it cleaned up, recolored and resprayed after the fabric is removed. i know Frank LaRoque personally but only know michel through the Professional Refinishing Groop. are you close to LaRoque s Wood Shop 5622 Wahtonka Road...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): AMI jukebox, Juke box, seeburg
Juke box, seeburg, slot machine: Hi Don, I could help you much more by sending you some information I have on how to grade your machine and then you can find the information as to value under the grade. If you don t mind... Write me at jackpot7@q.com with this request and I ll attached...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): American design, danish design, construction technique
danish design, construction technique, beautiful design: For me this is an American made design, inspired by Danish design, I need to see the underside of the chair and a close up of the underside of the arm where the leather meets the wood. If there is fabric on the underside of the seat held in place in staples...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): American Shuffle Board, shuffle board, bowling game
shuffle board, bowling game, electro/mechenical: Hi John, Sounds like your busy with the same kind of things as I am. I think the best and fastest way I can surve you is by giveing you the links I have saved for digging into information, manuals, and parts. I have do very little work on these, so my links...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique armchairs, america in the 1920s, armchairs
america in the 1920s, armchairs, wood construction: I do not think this an Antique armchair, It looks like it was made in America in the 1920s, I would need to see close up photos of the underside of the chair, close up photo of the carvings on the front leg and any photos of the wood construction techniques...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Coke Machine, slot machine manuals, mills slot machine problem
slot machine manuals, mills slot machine problem, repair mills slot: Hi Josh, I am not a pop vending guy, but this is what they call a Square Top machine. In good shape they can sell for around $400.00 in working condition. Thanks Josh, and I hope the information is helpful. Sincerely Rodger Knutson http://www.coinslots.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Drum Table, vintage furniture, french louis
vintage furniture, french louis, antique value: This is an American drum cabinet made circa 1960s it is inspired by the French Louis 15th style , but it is a 20th century creation because the form did not exist in the 18th or 19th century. I would consider this decorative vintage furniture with no Antique...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique German Shrunk, german twist, french louis
german twist, french louis, dinner service: This is not an Antique, and it is a reproduction of a French Louis 15th style but with a german twist, at best it looks like this was made after WWII, Please send me a photo of the back, a close up of one of the feet, a photo of the back corner of the drawer...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Mills Slot Serial Number, handwritting, reno nevada
handwritting, reno nevada, appraisal value: That machine is a Mills Hightop. My serial numberbook dates it at 1947. It is a fairly common machine. Your picture confirms it is a hightop and 1947 is the correct date for a hightop. Go to www.AntiqueSlotMachinePriceGuide.com for help in getting its current...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique pewter measures, american measures, english measures
american measures, english measures, district numbers: Hi Megan The numbers you list may refer to the years the measures were verified, they may be district numbers or even inspector numbers. More information on the measures and their marks is needed in order to tell. Please email a picture of the measures +...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Chair, antique rocking chair, oak chestnut
antique rocking chair, oak chestnut, shaker style: 1880-90 some call these stick and ball but i dont like that terminology. kind of a modified shaker style but then all things are mixtures. this one is really spectacular with the beehive turnings and the curved rungs. the wood looks like oak, chestnut...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sconces, antique sconces, french styles
antique sconces, french styles, insurance purposes: These look like Austrian style sconces from the 1920 to 1930s, and they have a mix of Austrian and French styles for the 1870s, can you send me a close up photo of the back, they could be bronze and they do look like a very nice model. When I see the photo...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Secretary, state documents, nice family
state documents, nice family, ggf: it is a walnut secretary made around 1875-1895 so the time is right. i might suggest that you collect documentation of the provenance of the piece, pictures of your ggf with the desk or the desk in his office would be super. you will have to do considerable...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Spool Bed, double size beds, oval race track
double size beds, oval race track, insurance replacement: i will need a closer picture to determine the wood. probably cherry or maple, definitely a hard wood. these were made over a fairly long range of time, 1875-1940, this one appears to be earlier. the way to tell is by the hardware used to hold and attach...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique wooden carousal horse, watch hill ri, flying horses
watch hill ri, flying horses, painting restoration: Since the Watch Hill Carousel is still operating and has operated since the mid 1800 s, this horse certainly isn t from there. Sorry to tell you that this horse was never on any carousel. It s a cheap knock-off carved by machine in the Philippines. These...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Applebee's Carousel Horse, bruce a white, carousel art
bruce a white, carousel art, best bet: Since the horse is a contemporary piece, it s difficult to put a value on it. Most collectors of antique carousel art would have no interest in this type of carving, so it would most probably be of the most interest to someone looking for a decor piece for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Armchair - possibly from 17th C - Italian, talented craftsmen, general antiques
talented craftsmen, general antiques, construction technique: This chair looks like it was made from a dark walnut and has a antique wax applied to the wood, The carvings are well carved and this was made by a talented craftsmen, It looks like this was made in the 2nd half of the 19th century, I will look at the other...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antigue Waterfall bedroom set, waterfall effect, walnut veneer
waterfall effect, walnut veneer, armiore: Sherry - Waterfall refers to the shape of the front edge of the piece. The veneer on the top runs from back to front instead of side to side as it does in most styles. As it goes over the rounded edge this gives the effect of “going over a waterfall.” The...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique, asian art, sculptor
asian art, sculptor, stains: Hello Ram, Thank you for your query. Although sculpture is not my forte, I do however have a small amount of knowledge when it comes to Asian art. Can you please send a photo of your sculpture so that I can perhaps be of assistance to you? You can resend...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique dresser and kitchen buffet almost black in color?, royal furniture, mid 1920s
royal furniture, mid 1920s, denatured alcohol: Anita - The dark finish is testament to the age and origin of the pieces. The pieces are probably more than 75 years old. In the early 20th century until the mid 1920s, the standard American furniture finish was shellac. Shellac is an organic based evaporative...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique gargoyle rocker, mahogany veneer, mahogany color
mahogany veneer, mahogany color, colonial revival: 1920s mahogany veneer back with birch being the remainder of the woods all dyed to a mahogany color. combination of styles, empire, victorian--best to say colonial revival. retail in a shop about 200-250 in good condition, but for that little bit of money...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique Iron bed, wood slats, pipe clamps
wood slats, pipe clamps, antique iron: Hi Joe Nice to hear from you. Yes, these round rails were made for a spring to sit on so you heard right. What about a sheet of plywood cut and secured over the round rails. 3/4 inch thick of course and perhaps secured with pipe clamps. You would likely...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antque dining set, six chairs, glass tops
six chairs, glass tops, china closet: you are basing the hepplewhite style on the tapered legs which is partially accurate. hepplewhite never built any furniture, just had a design book printed after his death by his wife. adams, sheraton, chippendale and hepplewhite all did designs in the manner...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): approximate date of manufacter, lane furniture company, lane cedar chest
lane furniture company, lane cedar chest, style number: looks to be 1960s or later from the pic. it will be necessary to contact lane for a closer date. easy to date when things are 40sd and earlier, everything repeats in styles, but getting later than that takes a hands on inspection, as does some earlier...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): auto-shooter crap table, slot machines, bally
slot machines, bally, manuals: Hi Gary, Sorry but I only know about the real coin operated slot machines. This would be more of a made in Japan novelty item and you might want to look for an expert here on this site that knows more about novelty type items, as I don t know anything about...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally E-2000 slot machine, Slot machine manuals, slot machine coin escalator
Slot machine manuals, slot machine coin escalator, slot machine repair: Hi Rob, The good news is that there are manuals available for this game that covers the error codes and tells you what they mean and how to fix the problem. You can find manuals at: http://jackpot7.freeyellow.com/page21.html The code 50.0.006 means...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally Slot Machine, Slot machine manuals, slot machine coin escalator
Slot machine manuals, slot machine coin escalator, slot machine repair: Hi Dale, The Bally model 742a was first manufactured in 1964, and production of this model run could of lasted for sometime. In the UK, Bally also manufactured machines there, which included some different games we don t see here in the states. The model...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bedroom Suite from West Mighigan Furniture Co., wooden bed slats, headboard footboard
wooden bed slats, headboard footboard, metal slats: the set is from the 50s and is a desirable french provencial form. there is no history i can supply on this as it is a mass produced manufactured piece. most of these are painted, good to see one that is not. these were made in large numbers so the value...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Betsy Ross Toy Sewing Machine, toy sewing machine, betsy ross
toy sewing machine, betsy ross, fabric store: Hello Rose, Thank you for your query. Please send me your email address and I will send you instructions on how to thread the Betsy Ross toy machine. Please include the subject as: Betsy Ross threading instructions. Send to: xtahoeviews@yahoo.com As to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Boston Rocker by Nichols & Stone Co., boston rocker, label style
boston rocker, label style, stone co: need a clear picture and a picture of the whole chair. the label numbers are only good for the factory, we have no way to translate them. clear pic of the labels to try to match the label style with research materials full view of the chair, close of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally e-series, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi William, Well sorry to say you have the dreaded 6 whatever that is. I have see it a bunch of times and most of the time I end up buying a MPU board and switching the eproms. This is some kind of MPU failure, it could be anything wrong with the MPU...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally slot machine, buying selling pinball machines, manuals
buying selling pinball machines, manuals, slot machines: To Devin or Ilene. You know, this machine had be stumped once before when I seen one on ebay. I had to do a lot of asking around and a friend that lives about as far from me as possible, he s in (Florida and I am in Seattle) came back with an answer about...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bedroom furniture, colonial revival period, wooden casters
colonial revival period, wooden casters, sweet gum: it looks to have been refinished. the wood is primarily sweet gum and tulilp poplar 1920s, william and mary style colonial revival period vanity 375 bed 350 dresser 325 these are reality prices not feel good prices these sets are plentiful...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bevador cooler, Bevador cooler, Bevdaor cooler
Bevador cooler, Bevdaor cooler, ice box: Hi Gregg, Sorry but I have no idea as to there value. I have had questions about them, and I have also see tow of them working on location in a tavern in Portland Oregon that has since closed. I was thinking of making an offer on the two but I never did....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bought it, bally slot, slots
bally slot, slots, slot machine: Hi Joe, Glad your taking some time to get to know the machine and how to understand it. I was asking a lot about the hopper board as that is how you reset the machine and also run tests. If the hopper board is bad, and the reset button will do nothing at...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Capone Rocker, al capone, restaurant operator
al capone, restaurant operator, warehouse fire: Please send mea side view of the chair, I also need to see a close up of the carvings on the top of the chair, a close up of the foot where it joins the rocker rail and a photo of the underside of the chair and I will try to help you determine where and when...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carousel Pig, authentic piece, made in the philippines
authentic piece, made in the philippines, knock off: Sorry to have to tell you that this is not an authentic piece. It s a simple knock-off probably made in the Philippines by machine, then synthetically aged to give it an antique appearance. Worth nothing as a collectible. As a decor piece I d put a retail...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carved table with gothic motif, colonial revival, jpg files
colonial revival, jpg files, country of origin: the period would be colonial revival if it is made in the USA which i think it was. the style is a combination of all you have mentioned. i would need to see pictures of the underneath of the chair and table and a picture of the area where the chair rungs...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair, sweet gum, 1920s
sweet gum, 1920s, upholstery: it is from 1900-1920s and is a desirable form. as is the value is low, 150$ retail, restored it will be worth the cost of restoration, around 500 plus the reupholstery costs. upholstery costs are variable due to the types of fabric. if you are going to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair poss 19th Century, 1920s, berger
1920s, berger, 19th century: This type of chair is not called a Berger, it looks more like a salon chair that was made in the 1920s but I need to see the underside of the chair and a close up of the carvings on the front leg and a photo of the back leg. The style was inspired from the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chandelier Hot air balloon, hot air balloon, decorative lighting
hot air balloon, decorative lighting, french model: This is not an Antique, this is decorative lighting that could have been made in the 1980s but the model still exists in production by several companies, I think this is American made but it does come from a French model. the best way to tell the age of this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coin Ops, Pin selecter, vending machine, slot machine
vending machine, slot machine, books and manuals: Hi John, Well, I am confused about the part and machine, and I don t really work on very many vending machines like this. But I am wondering if you can email some photo s of this part or is it vending specific? Specific part to this machine? Anyway if you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cane chair seat repair, cane chair, tip of a knife
cane chair, tip of a knife, chair seat: Yes, they are pressed or prewoven cane. The small slit could be repaired IF the cane is not brittle. If they are, you need to have the seats replaced. It may be cheaper to have the seat replaced then repaired. Check with your chair caner for advice. Ro...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carosel horse, carousel figures, carousel horse
carousel figures, carousel horse, foundry: These are not actual carousel figures. They are produced in a foundry in Mexico and sold for decorator purposes only. The older ones have the Coca Cola base, but the logo was used without authorization from Coca Cola so the company was eventually required...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): child's rocker, jgp files, email
jgp files, email, cox: send a picture of the underside of the seat bobklein1@cox.net jgp files as attachments to one email clear and in focus include original question the value is not the chair is not altered by the wire. it is diminished by the condition and the paint....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): circus posters, circus posters, wood flats
circus posters, wood flats, general antiques: this is outside of my comfort zone. these could bring 500 each or 1500 each, depends on condition, authenticity, age, and such. be careful and dont give these away. one way is to put them on ebay with a high reserve and see what the bidding does. what...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cross london sewing pencil, pencil case, needlework tools
pencil case, needlework tools, tool collector: Hello Tyler, Thank you for your query. Please give me a day or two to research the registration mark and maker s mark if possible. I will get back to you shortly. Regards, Irene Hello Tyler, Are you able to take a photograph of the SM & K mark for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining Room 1920s, tulip poplar, high point nc
tulip poplar, high point nc, general antiques: alligatoring is caused by the loss of plasticizers in the coating aggravated by changes in temperature and humidity over time along with various contaminants contacting the surface. the coating on this will be early lacquer or what is now called common brown...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dinning room and Buffet, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, straight chairs: most everyone calls these sets duncan phyfe. more accurately it is duncan phyfe style or sheraton style. but most accurate is federal style. not period but style. the woods will be mahogany veneer on the show faces, table tops, fronts and sides. the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dresser, tulip poplar, sweet gum
tulip poplar, sweet gum, eight legs: i would like a picture of the outside of a drawer where the side meets the front of the drawer based on the picture it will either confirm or disprove that it is 1900-1920 American manufactured. the wood is either sweet gum or tulip poplar. this is of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dresser, general antiques, small furniture
general antiques, small furniture, furniture factory: This is a chinese style that looks like it was made in Japan in the 1960s, This was mass produced and was probably made in a small furniture factory that produced this type of furniture for tourist and the US Military servicemen stationed oversees. My father...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Drop Leaf Table, drop leaf table, tongue and groove joints
drop leaf table, tongue and groove joints, fastening hardware: Joe - I can t tell much from the one photo. It is a 20th century table (tongue and groove joints in the top and five boards in the top) probably factory made of an open grain hardwood, probably oak. It appears to have no antique or collector s value. Photos...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Duncan Phyfe?, leather inlay, furniture reproductions
leather inlay, furniture reproductions, baker furniture: Fred - Your coffee table is based on the design of an 18th century Georgian style drinking table circa 1790, well before the time of Duncan Phyfe. Your table was probably made in the second half of the 20th century. Baker Furniture was one the leading makers...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): daval marvel, Tradestimalators, manuals
Tradestimalators, manuals, parts: Hi Jeff, You didn t request his catalog via email, his catalog has his contact information on it but I will post it here for you so you have it anyway. I am not sure if this is current as I haven t printed out his catalog yet. Here s the information: ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): domestic vibrator sewing machine, domestic sewing machines, sewing machine
domestic sewing machines, sewing machine, oak cabinet: Hello Carmen, Sorry but the domestic, full-sized sewing machines are outside of my expertise. When it comes to sewing machines, I am only an expert on the antique small toy or miniature collectible variety. If you read back through past Q & A s you will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Eames Chair and Ottoman, eames lounge chair, rosewood veneer
eames lounge chair, rosewood veneer, brown leather: My grandfather had a brown leather Eames lounge chair that he purchased in 1958, I know that production started in 1956 and I think they offered both colors originally, the color of the zipper is key, if the zipper is black then it is a later model, if the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): e-series bally error 71, slot machines, bally
slot machines, bally, manuals: Hi Joe, Thanks for the kind words. So, we know that the first reel doesn t index or latch before it tilts and gives a reel error code of 71, and the reel just keeps spinning with a tilt of error code 71 . The machine is tilting before it latches or locks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1964 Bally 742A-226 - Money Honey?, game type, bally
Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1964 Bally 742A-226 - Money Honey?, game type, bally, slot machine

Collectibles-General (Antiques): American Shuffle Board, schematics, pushbutton switches
Collectibles-General (Antiques): American Shuffle Board, schematics, pushbutton switches, scoreboard

Collectibles-General (Antiques): approximate date of manufacter
Collectibles-General (Antiques): approximate date of manufacter

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally E-2000 slot machine, memory issue, liberty belle
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally E-2000 slot machine, memory issue, liberty belle, reset buttons

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Betsy Ross Toy Sewing Machine, betsy ross, chain stitch
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Betsy Ross Toy Sewing Machine, betsy ross, chain stitch, bobbin

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chandelier Hot air balloon, lighting catalog, welding shop
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chandelier Hot air balloon, lighting catalog, welding shop

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining Room 1920s
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining Room 1920s

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Louis Rastetter & Sons Chairs, chairs
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Louis Rastetter & Sons Chairs, chairs

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair, rocking chair, lions
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair, rocking chair, lions

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair with Wood Coil Springs, rocking chair, grandmother
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair with Wood Coil Springs, rocking chair, grandmother

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sheffield Plate, town of sheffield, best guess
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sheffield Plate, town of sheffield, best guess, silver plate

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Square oak Table, 5 legs, 2 legs
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Square oak Table, 5 legs, 2 legs, caster

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Stickley & Brandt captain's chair, stickley, last decade
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Stickley & Brandt captain's chair, stickley, last decade, seat bottom

Collectibles-General (Antiques): trunk, saratoga trunk, antique trunks
Collectibles-General (Antiques): trunk, saratoga trunk, antique trunks

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Globe-Wernicke Bookcase, globe wernicke, furniture restorers
globe wernicke, furniture restorers, west palm beach: Dabvid - I do not personally know of a restorer in the Stuart area. I suggest you call Auction Gallery of the Palm Beaches in West Palm Beach, the owner is Brian Kogan, and Matheson s AA Auction in Melbourne for referrals to restorers. Good luck. Fred...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Groetchen Mfg Co. Chicago USA, slot machine manual, mills slot machine problem
slot machine manual, mills slot machine problem, repair mills slot: Hi Andy, This is a great early Columbia machine! I see a lot of Columbia slot machines but this is a very early model made in 1936, and called the Columbia Deluxe . This Columbia line of slot machines were made by Groetchin Tool Co. around 1936. Nice machine...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gum ball machine, gum ball machine, glass globes
gum ball machine, glass globes, peanut machines: Oak manufacturing started out in 1947 and continued making gumball and peanut machines into the 1990 s and quite possibly are still in business today. The early machines had glass globes then they switched to plastic globes in the 1950 s or 1960 s. They must...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): GumBall Machine, gum ball machine, glass front
gum ball machine, glass front, vending: Hi, Your machines were made by Victor vending in the 1950 s. They also made several other themed machines such as golf and baseball. I could not tell for sure from the picture but it looked like the one with the airplane had some of the wood damaged on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hoosier Identification, hoosier cabinet, screw holes
hoosier cabinet, screw holes, tin work: there were several companies that made this style cabinet, aside from hoosier, there was Sellers, Napanee, McDougall, Kitchen Maid, Wilson and Boone and a couple of others. it is a study in itself especially after one has been refinished and any labels...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Horse velocipede., friend jane, hooker
friend jane, hooker, photo: This appears, from the photo to be authentic but I ve never seen one of this style before. I m going to refer you to my friend, Jane Hooker in the UK. She will probably be able to help you better. Please send this photo to Jane at: jane@oldrockinghorses.co.uk...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Is this horse authentic?, antique carousel figures, carousel horse
antique carousel figures, carousel horse, mansfield ohio: This appears from the photo to be a Hershell/Spillman jumper from around 1918 or so. $850 is a good price even though the value of antique carousel figures has dropped dramatically over the past few years. I d say a fair retail for this piece in today s market...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ideal 55B Pepsi Machine Cooler, antique arcade watling mills clawson dewey chicago brownie slot machines dice gum peanut pulver
antique arcade watling mills clawson dewey chicago brownie slot machines dice gum peanut pulver: Robert, First let me start by saying I m not an expert on Pepsi coolers, but I would guess it is worth several hundred. It is a neat soda machine, but it is not rare. Condition is everything with an item like this. If it is complete and in good original...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identifying my slot machine please, Bally video slot machine, bally poker machine
Bally video slot machine, bally poker machine, bally mode v-2000 series slot machine: Hi Again CJ, Just a note to tell you that there is now a Manual avalable for you game at: http://jackpot7.freeyellow.com/page21.html And Look for: Bally Video Poker V-1000 Series Manual FO-850-9 This is for the early Bally Video Poker machines,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Inherited tiny needlepoint chair, furniture tacks, brass furniture
furniture tacks, brass furniture, monetary value: the chair is late victorian, manufactured piece from around 1900/1910. cant tell the wood from the photo. if you like it have it redone, monetary value doesnt matter. in a shop as is the retail price is low, 150. single chairs do not sell for much unless...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Irwin Dresser, royal furniture, grand rapids michigan
royal furniture, grand rapids michigan, general antiques: This looks like this could have been made in the 1930s to 1940s but without seeing many more details it is hard to be sure, I would like to see the engraved plate, the back corner of the drawer, the underside. when furniture is painted it is very hard to date....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): indentify this chair please, rocker recliners, foot stools
rocker recliners, foot stools, antique malls: there were many manufacturers that made this style of platform rocker around 1900. many are missing the footrest. this is made of oak and probably comes from the grand rapids mi area. there were hundreds of manufacturers in that area. retail in a shop...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): iron bed, iron bed, casters
iron bed, casters, 23 years: great bed these were made between 1880 and 1920 give or take a bit, then reproduced in the 1970s but the reproductions were aluminum and the rails were different. this is an earlier one it appears from the style and rails. looks like you had it sandblasted...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jennings 10cent Tic Tack Toe Chief, jennings slot machine, jennings manual
jennings slot machine, jennings manual, slots: Hi Bill, Well this may be be a little hard to fix this way, but lets give it a try Bill. Take a look at the attached photo to this question/answer, you may have to print it out. I would like to know if you have these two arms/levers and the spring is attached,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jukebox, Jukebox, Roe/Ami
Jukebox, Roe/Ami, slot machines: Hi Pete, The Model RI-5 by AMI/ROWE was made in 1982, has 5 values in value guide. Perfect like new out of the box in grade 1 condition value is $900.00. In grade 2 which is restored and being sold retail with a guarantee in a store is also $900.00. Grade...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kerosene Table Lamp, visible markings, european origin
visible markings, european origin, hi mike: Hi Mike, Base on photograph a nice lamp. Likely 1920 s or earlier (but could be a reproduction - need to acutally inpect the piece to confirm) Likely European origin. If original exceptional to have all pieces and matching shade. Regards Stuar...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kidney-Shaped Desk, kidney shaped desk, grandmother
kidney shaped desk, grandmother, cox: send a picture of the outside side of a drawer where the side meets the front of the drawer pic of the outside bottom of the drawer from the rear showing the back and bottom of the drawer bobklein1@cox.net clear and in focus jpg files as attachment to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kitchen cabinet refinishing, pure tung oil, butchers wax
pure tung oil, butchers wax, maple cabinets: Hi Linda What a nice letter. Thank You. Fifty one cabinet doors..OH BOY!!! Down the road you can freshen the cabinets up at any time with tung oil but you will need to remove the wax with steel wool dipped in mineral spirits (called varsol in Canada) before...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lalique bowl value, leaf motif, water stains
leaf motif, water stains, general antiques: Hi Theresa. The first thing is to be very careful. I usual recommend that glass bowls not be cleaned in the kitchen sink. Better to put it on a towel on a counter next to the sink and leave it in place while cleaning it. Warm water and mild plain dish...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lamps, quality lamps, ebay
quality lamps, ebay, google: great lamps, lamps are not my area but this is the name of a company which produces good quality lamps in wonderful styles and designs. there are collectors of these lamps. check ebay an google for pricing. my thoughts are that they would be around 150-200...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lane Cedar Chest, lane cedar chest, allexperts
lane cedar chest, allexperts, great shape: Hi Chris Nice to hear from you. Here is some important info about the lock on your Lane Cedar chest. It comes from Greg Scholl here on Allexperts and we thank him for this. Anyone with a Lane cedar chest should contact Lane immediately with their serial...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Liberty Bell Slot Machine, Trade stimulator's, manuals
Trade stimulator's, manuals, parts: Hi Carol, What a cute, neat little machine, it s called a trade stimulator. Used by small stores and tobacco shops and bars, and the like to Stimulate Trade of their products. Trade stimulator s don t payout in money, but some do payout in trade tokens...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Louis Rastetter & Sons Chairs, patent numbers, rastetter
patent numbers, rastetter, folding chairs: Jennifer - Rastetter was a manufacturer of folding chairs and tables in the 1920s through the 1940s in Fort Wayne, IN. The registered trademark is Solid Kumfort. Most of the items are related to card tables but they also made folding seating for churches and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany Association, Inc. No. 444, hardwood manufacturers association, aniline dyes
hardwood manufacturers association, aniline dyes, coloring wood: Geraldine - Saginaw Furniture Shops was in Sparta, MI. They made a line of extending tables contained in cabinets beginning in 1946 using T. E. McFall s patented method under the Extensol name. The “Mahogany Association” is not a company but a reaction...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany chest, mahogany chest, chippendale style
mahogany chest, chippendale style, chest of drawers: i am certain that what you have is the upper section to a linen press. the bottom section would have looked like a chest of drawers. they were made in flat front, bow front configurations most commonly, also they were made as one and two piece. some were...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills Novelty Pin Ball Machine, pin ball machine, pinballs
pin ball machine, pinballs, point values: Joe, If it s a black painted cabinet and just pins and holes on the playfield, It s probably Mills Official. It was one of the first pinballs made in 1932. It s value complete would be around $200-300 as this era of games is not very collectible. Larr...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mutoscope, crane automation, metal nameplate
crane automation, metal nameplate, reginald denny: Hi Gail, It s likely that your machine was one of the many Mutoscopes sent to England in the late 1920 s. Lots of machines were sent back here in the 1950 s of which yours is one. Your machine would be valued in the range of $800-1300, depending on the condition...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mid century chair? price to sell?, wicker chair, general antiques
wicker chair, general antiques, french designs: These are mass produced chairs from the 1980s, they are not anything special or valuable, They are inspired by French Designs from the 1950s but are not really close to the original design, these were probably made for a large decoration/furniture brand like...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Is it midcentury or victorian?, wire legs, iron legs
wire legs, iron legs, bed sofa: it looks 1950s sofa, which is a hot seller these days. the wire legs or rod legs in the pics you sent are characteristic of the era and was something done by eames,nelson, bertoia and many others. this could have been manufactured and called a davenport,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nickel slot machine, Mills slot machine, sega slot machine
Mills slot machine, sega slot machine, slot machine help: Kirk, Lubrication: As for grease and oil, the oil I like is made by Blue lake products, in a package called a Zoom Spout, it contains highest quality finest all-purpose turbine oil in a 4 oz plastic bottle with a long spout you pull out to reach those...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Northwind Carved Chair, renaissance revival, evil spirits
renaissance revival, evil spirits, construction techniques: The motif that you call Northwind is actually a renaissance revival motif that was meant to scare away evil spirits and protect the owner. This chair is American made because it has a mix of different styles, if you show me the underside of the seat and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): naked ladies smoking stand, color stain, briwax
color stain, briwax, paste wax: it would depend on your tastes and decor as to the color of a stain. walnuts are cool, mahoganys are warm. golden oaks are just that. so use a pigmented stain of your own choosing just make sure it is done like this--brush on, wipe off. then a clear coat...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Cedar Chest, vertical pieces, cedar chest
vertical pieces, cedar chest, intrinsic value: it was manufactured around the 1930s. in the condition shown it has little intrinsic value. investing in having it PROPERLY restored would cost around 450 which would then be its value. nice piece with the shape of the legs, cut apron and applied vertical...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old seaman's chest, paint and varnish remover, dundee scotland
paint and varnish remover, dundee scotland, stripping furniture: Hi Dee Nice to hear from Down Under as we call Australia. This will be a great project. In a lot of cases the paint does indeed stay in the grain. But it depends. If the chest had a good finish prior to painting (which it likely did), it often prevents...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): oil lamp blue willow?, blue willow, oil lamps
blue willow, oil lamps, oil lamp: Hi Eliza, Nice looking lamp and although I emphasize that my opinion is based on your photograph, and correct identification can only really occur through actual inspection but I strongly suspect that your lamp is a relatively modern reproduction. The...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old choir chair, dowl, collectible value
dowl, collectible value, bad shape: Hi Laura Nice to hear from you. I must be honest and tell you its will not be worth it to have someone restore this chair. Its in pretty bad shape. But why not get some glue and glue up the top so it does not fall apart and continue using it for a lovely...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old cup?, american measures, apperatus
american measures, apperatus, rivers edge: Hi Greg Thos. Mills & Bro were established in Philadelphia in 1864. They made confectioners machinery & tools, ice cream equipment etc. From your description it doesn t seem like your item is a measure, but in order to figure out exactly what it may be /...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old trunk or silverware chest, conn usa, brass rings
conn usa, brass rings, terryville: from the pictures it is from the late 20s early 30s and is the first of these i have seen. how does the box attach to the frame??? or does it just sit. this is very unusual, give me some time to do some looking. also send a pic of the underside ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Paris Mfg Co Child Secretary, west sumner maine, south paris maine
west sumner maine, south paris maine, steerable sleds: some info on the company Joan Palicia’s Flexible Flyer and other Great Sleds for Collectors (Schiffer Publishing, 1997; 160 pages, $29.95) contains the following information about the Paris Manufacturing Company which operated between 1862 and 1989: “The...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Partner Desk, grand rapids michigan, furniture city
grand rapids michigan, furniture city, drawer pull: This looks like an American made desk, there is a mix of European design details and styles that is typical in American made furniture, I need to see the underside of the desk, a close up of the leg, the back corner of the drawer and a close up of the drawer...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pepsi Machine, coca cola machine, pepsi vending
coca cola machine, pepsi vending, pepsi machine: Hi Kim, I totally understand your feeling on this, and it s a tough question. I can only say, it s just what is most popular with collectors. There is a very small Coca-Cola machine which has a value of thousands of dollars. As I say in my expertise, I...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Piano / dresser stool, e mail address, dresser stool
e mail address, dresser stool, screw threads: i have not seen this form of piano/organ stool before but in my research, these were made in the 20s to satisfy the french styling that was popular. there is not special name attached other than adjustable french style organ/piano stool the paint...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pie Crust Table, imperial furniture co, mahogany veneer
imperial furniture co, mahogany veneer, quality tables: the company started around 1900 and had a reputation for quality tables. the top would be mahogany veneer, the base would not be veneered. it is from the 40s and would sell as is for 75, refinished properly, 150. the style is duncan phyfe and sheraton...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Platform Rocker Questions, platform rocker, grandmothers
platform rocker, grandmothers, scandinavia: it an eastlake victorian walnut platform rocker made around 1880. the wood is likely walnut. here is a picture of one at a colleagues shop http://www.fredwoodall.com/eastlakec.jpg http://www.fredwoodall.com/eastla.jpg http://www.fredwoodall.com/eastlb.jpg...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Proper Lubricants, slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual
slot machine manuals, bally slot machine manual, igt slot machine manual: Hi Larry, As for grease and oil, the oil I like is made by Blue lake products, in a package called a Zoom Spout, it contains highest quality finest all-purpose turbine oil in a 4 oz plastic bottle with a long spout you pull out to reach those deep areas...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Re: Question on Script GWTW shade, lamp company, lamp shade
lamp company, lamp shade, repro: Hi Jamie, Identifying a shade from a photograph is unwise, and I do so with this notion in mind. This aside, I do think that you have a very interesting item. Perhaps 1920 s, perhaps earlier. I would need to look at the shade itself to clarify correctly....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Refinishing Cushman table?, paint and varnish remover, old rags
paint and varnish remover, old rags, stripping furniture: Hi again Jan You are very welcome. Get the smallest cans of Minwax oil stain. I am aiming more to a color called red maple. I would experiment by mixing in some Special walnut color. Start by mixing 1 tsp of each color. If its too brown, try 1 tsp maple...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocker, first glance, dowel
first glance, dowel, rocking chair: At first glance this looks like a American made rocking chair made in the 1900s but I need to see close up of the front leg where it meets the rocker rail, I would also like to see a close up of the right side of the first dowel of the seat where it meets...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair, lion heads, general antiques
lion heads, general antiques, lions head: This close up photo looks like it could be older than the rest of the chair, this may be a chair that was assembled from other chair parts, I will keep looking at the photos and try to tell you more. Please look closely at the wood and tell if the wood color...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair, general antiques, war child
general antiques, war child, rocking chair: This is a post war child s chair that was turned into a rocker at a later date. It was probably made circa 1960s, If you look at the front foot you will see that the foot was not an exact fit and the rail was a after thought. in this photo it even looks like...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair with Wood Coil Springs, platform rockers, oak veneer
platform rockers, oak veneer, platform rocker: the platform rocker is oak, the date for the hardware would be 1907 which places the origin of the chair on or after that date which would be accurate, 1907-1915. i question that the coils are wood, ones i have seen in the past are metal, check and make sure....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Roll Top Desk, oak plywood, plywood panels
oak plywood, plywood panels, roll tops: Angela - While your desk is definitely a 20h century edition, it was made well before the 1940s. The 1940s didn t see many roll tops with military production and post war residential needs taking up all the manufacturing space. Your desk was probably made...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ram board series e-1000 bally, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi William, Sorry, I didn t know you wrote back with more questions, my fault as I have had a chance to check for questions here for a few days and must of missed the notification from all experts about you question. I have a contact for you that should...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocker, shaker style, urban area
shaker style, urban area, 1940s: nice rocker built in a modified shaker style in the 1940s. chances are it had reed or cane for the back and seat. the date is approx as it could have been earlier or later depending on where it was made, rural or urban area. the urban areas generally used...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking chair identification and restoration, cardboard material, fiber types
cardboard material, fiber types, origional: Well, the price was right. The seat is probable on of the fiber types made to look like leather but made from a pressed cardboard material. It looks like it s all there. I would remove the paint and finish. Take it apart and reglue the joints.Get a new seat...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Scholle's Chicago Furniture Piece, chicago furniture, furniture piece
chicago furniture, furniture piece, small sideboard: scholles was a store and did not build furniture, at least i have never found any record of them making furniture. the style is a blend of william and mary and jacobean. the piece would be a server, sort of a small sideboard. love the style and hardware,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Scholle's Chicago Furniture, chicago furniture, mid 1930s
chicago furniture, mid 1930s, cabinet doors: Dovana - Henry Scholle was a cabinetmaker from Cincinnati who teamed up with Jacob Wirtz in Chicgao in 1879 to form Wirtz and Scholle. They were primarily retailers but made some upholstered furniture and made a dining set for the former mayor Chicago in the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): SEWING ID, sewing industry, feed dogs
sewing industry, feed dogs, pot metal: Hello Frank, Thank you for your query. I believe what you have is a Greist Co. buttonhole attachment that can be used with a household or domestic full-sized sewing machine. Both the Greist and Singer company made these and the attachment makes different...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Seeberg Select-O-Matic 100, seeburg williams slot machine manual, seeburg slot machine manual
seeburg williams slot machine manual, seeburg slot machine manual, williams slot manual: Hi Neal, Well I can t say as I blame you, I don t have any room in my garage even for my own stuff, space is fighting me all the time. First, could you look on the back of the machine for a serial number tag, and give me the MODEL NUMBER of this jukebox...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sega Continental slot, sega slot machine, sega manual
sega slot machine, sega manual, slots: If you interested, the Sega Continental manuals are up now at: http://coinslots.com/sega.html Rodger Hi Carl, First let me tell you that this very type of machine has been discussed here by me, and others right here on allexperts. So, me not...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sheffield Plate, antique needlework tools, sheffield plate
antique needlework tools, sheffield plate, side profile: Hello Lynne, My expertise is in antique needlework tools so I d be flying blind at a guess. You do not give the dimensions of the piece so it is hard to tell what it might have been used for. A sugar bowl normally does not have such a high stand . The...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Slot Machine, buying selling pinball machines, manuals
buying selling pinball machines, manuals, slot machines: Hi Rob, Well I think I found the problem with your email and I hope by now you have received the file photo of your machine and information via email. As for value and where to sell it? Well that is a tough question, crags list is a good free avenue to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sofa and chair set, sweet gum, tulip poplar
sweet gum, tulip poplar, colonial revival: 1900-1920 set these were generally done in sweet gum or tulip poplar, probably sweet gum. staining is generally to a walnut color. as to a style, it is a mix as most pieces are. a bit of victorian, a bit of rococo (still in the victorian mode), some french...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Square oak Table, quarter sawn oak, woodworking companies
quarter sawn oak, woodworking companies, oak veneer: send pictures to bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to ONE email clear. show overall view leaves retracted and leaves extended show underside of the table show base anything other view you think will be helpful. ============ =============================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): US STANDARD marks, american measures, definitive answer
american measures, definitive answer, copper: Hi Timothy Without seeing a picture of the measure its impossible to give you a definitive answer, but its likely a mark put on the measure to mean compliance with the US standards for this capacity of measure at the time of manufacture. If you send me a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Stickley & Brandt captain's chair, mahogany veneer, griffin design
mahogany veneer, griffin design, current market value: all stickley was labeled. the chair is mahogany veneer in the back, birch wood for the rest dyed with a water based dye to the color shown. it is from the 1920s and is spectacular in design an form. the design and form is a mix of styles, chippendale,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Swing out Chrome and Glass 3 Tier Table, circle areas, table measures
circle areas, table measures, vintage furniture: I am sorry to take so long to get back to you I have been searching my archives because I have the name of the manufacture but I can not find it, This is a French designed and manufactured coffee table made circa 1970, It is not a know designer but the manufacture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sbent & brothers windsor chair, windsor chair, ash wood
windsor chair, ash wood, style chairs: they made colonial style chairs before they went out of business in or around 2000. ash wood stained to appear oak, most folks confuse oak and ash anyhow but when they are side by side the difference is glaringly apparent. single chairs rarely bring much...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): secretary mfgr identification, true mahogany, african mahogany
true mahogany, african mahogany, family keepsake: the mahogany association was formed to certify that pieces were mahogany and not stained woods from another species. true mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni) comes from the americas, african (Khaya anthotheca) and philippine (Shorea Negrosensis) mahogany are...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): slot machine, quarter coin, common front
quarter coin, common front, watling: HI Jim, The Watling Rol a Top has many varieties that affect value, coinage, type of front, condition. They ve kept their value better than most other mechanical slot machines. In working original condition, the most common front in 5 cent would bring around...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Table, shaker rocker, period style
shaker rocker, period style, good shape: this is a 5 legged walnut (might not be walnut but many are) dining table, with leaves, made around 1880-90. it is a country table which sells retail as is for 750. these were well used and many have not survived. the leaves alone would cost 750 to have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Table, french napoleon, general antiques
french napoleon, general antiques, napoleon iii: To recap, this is a reproduction of a French Napoleon III style side table that was made circa 1930s to 1940s. I would value the piece around $100 dollars but you can find this type of table in an vintage furniture dealer in a major city for around $200 dollars...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Taylor Chair Company Rocker, butterfly chair, furniture catalog
butterfly chair, furniture catalog, taylor chair: Lindsay - The Taylor Chair Co of Bedford (Cleveland), OH is reportedly the oldest furniture maker in America still owned by the original family. Taylor Comfortable Rockers was the trade name. Here are two sites with some history. http://www.bedfordohiohistory.org/build/taylor.php...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thimbles, singer sewing machines, singer sewing machine
singer sewing machines, singer sewing machine, prudential life insurance: Hello Bob, Thank you for your query. Although aluminum thimbles do not have great value, they are collectible. Out of the bunch, the Singer Sewing Machine thimble is the most collectible as it is desirable to thimble or needlework tool collectors. The Stratnoid/England...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Twin Beds, twin beds, antique dealer
twin beds, antique dealer, cox: you will have to supply closer photos and a photo of teh beds with the side rail removed showing a picture of the rail attachment hardware on the end of the rail and on the bed post. a close up of the wood for identification as well bobklein1@cox.net ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): table and chairs, general antiques, table and chairs
general antiques, table and chairs, table chairs: to your question so you dont think the carvings are original ; it is all original it just isnt an old or antique table, but as i said, it doesnt make it any less wonderful. the carved figures are super, the table is too, just not antique, but when you list...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): thimbles, thimble, rugs
thimble, rugs, thumb: Hi Beverly. I would need to see a picture of the thimble to be able to comment or provide any information on value. By the description, I m thinking you may have a tailor s thimble, which had to top. Where you would insert your finger would be the bottom...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): thonet chairs, thonet chairs, turn of the century
thonet chairs, turn of the century, 19th century: This is the most produced chair in history, Millions of chairs exist, they started at the end of the 19th Century and the model is still in production, your looks like they were made at the turn of the century circa 1900 but I need to see close up photos...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): trunk, saratoga trunk, general antiques
saratoga trunk, general antiques, high dome: This is a great piece, the pressed metal decorative hardware is very original, if this was refinished on the outside and re-lined on the inside with paper or fabric lining this would be worth at least $1000. dollars if it were in a good antique dealer....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): tufted chiar, air gaps, wash cars
air gaps, wash cars, brillo pads: it is birch wood stained to resemble mahogany from the 1920s. i cannot be certain that the back was originally upholstered but regardless it looks good the way it was done. it has no special name, it is a parlor chair. because of the upholstery it is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Value of 1920's vaneer and solid wood, walnut veneer, china cabinets
walnut veneer, china cabinets, red gum: MaeBeth - Your china cabinet is from the 1930s. It is made of walnut veneer. The striped sections on the front, the drawer front and the skirt are made of Australian walnut, also called orientalwood. The remainder of the cabinet is made of a secondary wood...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vintage sewing machine value, vintage sewing machine, sewing machine company
vintage sewing machine, sewing machine company, sewing machines: Hello Tracy, Thank you for your query -- but -- if your machine is a full-sized home model, this is outside of my expertise. As far as sewing machines go, I can only be of assistance to you if it is an antique TOY or salesman sample sized machine. Please...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): White Furniture Night Table, furniture co, furniture company
furniture co, furniture company, butternut: You can find the history of the WHITE FURNITURE CO on the net but as for your specific item, you would need company records or a catalog to pin down the exact information. I also belive that the Butternut refers to the finish, not to the wood used. Ro...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): White Rotary Sewing Machine, pantents, sewing machines
pantents, sewing machines, trade literature: Hello Carrie, Thank you for your query but this is outside of my expertise. When it comes to sewing machines I am only an expert on the antique toy or collectible variety not full-sized household models. Here are a few websites sources that may be of help...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Williamsport Furniture Co. bedroom suite, piece bedroom suite, vanity bench
piece bedroom suite, vanity bench, wood substitute: Merri - Your set was made in the late 1920s before it sold in 1930. The mirror should verify the date of manufacture. 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...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Windsor chair, cats image, windsor chair
cats image, windsor chair, waterford ireland: Please send close up photos of details, that will help me tell you more. This photo does show me that the maker used some sort of metal bolts or screws in the seat of the chair, this tell me this is without a doubt American made. No European manufactures would...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Writing Desk, bottom sections, focus photo
bottom sections, focus photo, writing desk: send a clear in focus photo to me at bobklein1@cox.net separate photos, jpg files as attachments to one email of the top of the bottom with the upper section removed rear of the top and bottom sections underneath the bottom section and top section...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wooden carousel horse, decoration piece, carousel horse
decoration piece, carousel horse, retail value: This is a reproduction of a German carousel horse. Note how fat the pole is and how it comes up through the saddle instead of in front of it. Not worth anything as a carousel collectible but as a decoration piece I d say it would have a retail value of up...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1920s Dining Table & Chairs, mahogany veneer, walnut veneer
mahogany veneer, walnut veneer, tulip poplar: the wood in the top of the table does look like circassian walnut. style of the furniture is william and mary. some call it depression furniture but that term is useless and a misrepresentation. they might have said it was English because of the striped...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1930's china cabinet and sideboard, mahogany veneers, walnut veneer
mahogany veneers, walnut veneer, general antiques: http://books.google.com/books?id=wiDTi2RldGkC&pg=PA59&lpg=PA59&dq=easton+furniture+manufacturing+co&source=bl&ots=WhcETNekA6&sig=LrjJuAy9mUZr8M6aVfMQCQn-C44&hl=en&ei=NGbpS87BFYKB8gaOxazhDg&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=2&ved=0CB4Q6AEwATgU#v=onepage&q=easton%20furniture%20manufacturing%20co&f=false...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1993 GIMMIE Bally Slot Machine, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi Again there Joe, Thanks for the photo s, Bally model numbers doesn t help anyone much help on determining which series of machine a particular machine might be for location a manual, but a photo did, and will tell which series it is, on these later series...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Age and value, metal claw, two legs
metal claw, two legs, approximate value: Please send me a close up photo of the front legs, a photo of the underside of the sofa and a back view of the sofa that shows the back legs, and I will try to help you. You can only send one photo at a time per message, but you can send as many messages as...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ANTIQUE HIDE A BED, hide a bed, meguires
hide a bed, meguires, automotive leather: if you like it the way it is and it is stable and functional then why do anything to it. clean it up and wax it, use a automotive leather conditioner like Meguires. if you want it looking super then have it redone. the value will be what you have invested....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Baby Stroller, smethport pa, centennial celebration
smethport pa, centennial celebration, paint job: I have a picture of a wicker cart similar to yours made @1930. As far as the rest of the information you asked for, I can t find anything in what O have to find a name or maker. There are some carriages like this on the market that are reproductions, you might...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Bedroom Set - Mahogany, colonial revival, reproduction furniture
colonial revival, reproduction furniture, bedroom suit: Roger - Without a label it will be almost impossible to identify the manufacturer of your set. It is generic Colonial Revival Federal style reproduction furniture from the 1940s. If you can send me some clear photos of the set I will be happy to tell you what...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Chair, american manufactured furniture, michigan chair
american manufactured furniture, michigan chair, furniture shops: michigan chair co 803 godfrey ave grand rapids, mi division of luce furniture shops they made medium and high grade furniture started in 1883 until 1938 then was reopened in 1946 and is still in operation. info on page 163 of american manufactured furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Chair, chair bottom, general antiques
chair bottom, general antiques, approximate age: It looks like your chair is a little older than I first thought, I would estimate that this chair was made circa 1920s, The chair has a mix of styles, the feet are English and the shape is inspired by the French, but more streamlined, so the chair is 100%...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Couch and Chair, brown mahogany, mahogany color
brown mahogany, mahogany color, general antiques: the odor may go away if all the fabric and padding is replaced, but it may not if you reuse the horsehair. reusing the horsehair would be a personal choice, many times it is an many times it is not replaced but i can assure you that it will not b comfortable...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Oak Chair, dealer id, oak chair
dealer id, oak chair, history market: it is oak from around 1900. probably made in the grand rapids area. the seat and back are made like the sides of a grand piano. there are 3-5 layers of wood glued together then pressed into shape in a huge press until dry. this is the first i have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique quilt cleaning, dust mites, antique quilt
dust mites, antique quilt, silverplate: Hi Scott, Yes, a new backing can be applied to an existing quilt and can be quilted or tied . I would suggest finding a quilter or quilting group in your area and see what they suggest. You said the quilt was not in good condition but didn t say...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sofa, victorian sofa, roman numerials
victorian sofa, roman numerials, general antiques: Look for signs of old stuffing and marks on the frame. They may be roman numerials or just a series of notches. Most of the items of this era were not marked. If you do find something, take pictures for the future and just enjoy a very nice piece of furniture....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Spindle Bed with horsehair mattress, jenny lind, size measures
jenny lind, size measures, horsehair: need a picture of the mechanism that attaches the rail to the footboard to be sure. these are referred to as jenny lind or spool beds. when i see the picture i will confirm the date bobklein1@cox.net jpgfiles as attachmetns to ONE email clear in focus...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique unusual design 2 chairs, old man winter, analine dye
old man winter, analine dye, wheel casters: these are from the 1920s, the face is the old man winter face. the wood is birch stained with an analine dye to a mahogany color. the fabric may or may not be original, i think not but it is a good looking fabric that can be purchased today. as they are...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique? china cabinet, art deco style, walnut burl
art deco style, walnut burl, walnut veneer: it is william and mary style from the 1920s. many call this style depression furniture but that is misleading and inaccurate. the fronts are walnut burl veneers, the sides are likely walnut veneer but of a straight grain or flat cut. the case wood will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): is this an antique pin cushion or hat pin cushsion?, professional restorer, sewing basket
professional restorer, sewing basket, pin cushion: Hello Carla, Your pincushion is antique and probably dates to the late 1800 s or early 1900 s. It is somewhat larger that what is normally found as far as a needlework collectible but I believe that this cushion probably was in the home of dressmaker. It...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique side table., left photo, center column
left photo, center column, other ones: This is an American made reproduction of an English side table that would have been made circa 1860s at best, your photo are too small for me to really see, If you could send a photo of the underside of the table top this will help me. It is important for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique sofa and end table, auction table, furniture wax
auction table, furniture wax, american pieces: these are eastlake victorian. the wood is walnut. they were made in the 1875-1890s retail in a shop the table due to condition, 175-225 loveseat, 450-550 at auction table 75 loveseat 175 good American pieces ===================== if you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique table - White Furtiture Co., duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, tulip poplar: i am going to be picky here, all in fun so keep smiling. it has 6 legs, 3 pedestals/columns. it is called a duncan phyfe STYLE table. it is actually a combination of phyfe, sheraton, hepplewhite. i prefer to call this style, Federal. it is a timeless...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): authenticating antique european furniture, italian renaissance revival, general antiques
italian renaissance revival, general antiques, crown molding: The quality is Ok, not the best quality, The price is OK, not the best deal, when I see the other photos I will tell you how much you should offer for the piece. I need to see photos of the back, photos of any metal fittings, a photo of the back of the door...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally .25 Slot Machine, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi Dan, Thank you very much for posting the photo, I would of been lost without it. There should be a metal tag at the bottom of the machine under the handle. This is where you can find the model number of this machine. I am guessing it a model M-742-A,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally .25 Slot Machine, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi Dan, OK Dan, about your machine, you have the Bally Star Special. If you will look at the attached photo of an original sales flyer you will see the star Special listed there. Value in the price guide gives this machine a value of $1,000.00. I agree...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally 809 & 989 Help, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi Terrance, I think we can maybe clear up the problems on your 989 by doing one thing. The Blu plugs on the back of the reel mechanism and the hopper. These are the pins that the reel mechanism use to plug into the cabinet when you side the mechanism in,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally 809 payout, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi Denny Can you send me a few photo s of this machine? if so, send to Jackpot7@q.com I thinking about this some right now, but I am starting to wonder if this has the wrong hopper in it from another machine, just a thought. Did this machine ever work right?...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally #873-2C FL-710 5 cents, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi David, Model 873 built in 1970, Five Line Pay Five times the money, five time the fun they say in the sales add. This sold for $1,695.00 when it was new in 1970. Five times the fun or five times the problems, or it could be anything causing these problems....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally Series E Slot Machine, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi Bill, Sounds like you blow a E-1000 hopper board there. Here s the problem with trying to fix these. When they blow they most always take out the two MAC 15 tric s plus blow out the traces in the board. Well, the MAC 15 s are obsolete, you can t buy...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bassett Furnature, drawers, 1950s
drawers, 1950s, christina: Please send me a photo that shows the legs of the piece, This does not look like an antique, this looks more like it was made in the 1940 or 1950s at best. But I will need to see more photo of the details to tell you more. Have you tried to contact the company...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bedroom Furniture, chest of drawers, antique mall
chest of drawers, antique mall, bedroom furniture: sorry for your loss. this is 1950s. mahogany done is what was called whitewash. today this is called pickling which is not accurate. it is whitewashed. it was done so that the grain of the wood showed through. 50s furniture in this condition and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Berkey & Gay Bedroom Set, household inventories, ribbons and bows
household inventories, ribbons and bows, vanity bench: Linda - The motif you describe was used by Berkey %26 Gay in the mid 1920s to the early 1930s. The painting was all hand done by resident artists. B %26 G made hundreds of thousands of bedroom suites in the 20th century so they are not rare and condition is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Betsy Ross Sewing Stand, sewing needles, betsy ross
sewing needles, betsy ross, best bet: Hello Daniel, I m stumped on this one I m afraid. I have never heard of a Betsy Ross sewing stand. I think your best bet is going to be to write to the Betsy Ross Museum to see if they might be of assistance to you. http://www.ushistory.org/betsy/ Sorry...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Black Wood King Kee tables, pier one imports, hospice facilities
pier one imports, hospice facilities, marble tops: Yes, Mahogany is a very heavy wood, Sorry I did not mean to say that you tables were purchased at Pier One Imports, if your grandfather was an importer that this would explain what I was saying this was produced for the export market. Do you know if he traveled...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bombe?, cheap quality, bronzes
cheap quality, bronzes, 18th century: This is called a Louis 15th style commode, bombe means that the form is curved, I would need to see close up photos of the bronzes, the back, the back of the drawer to tell you the date it was made. This style commode or dresser was reproduced in large quantities...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Boye needle case, wooden tubes, needle case
wooden tubes, needle case, ebay: Hello Vickie, Thank you for your query. Without an actual photograph of your needle case it is somewhat difficult for me to be 100% accurate in my description but ........... In reading your question I am assuming that you have a single wooden needle case...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally super 7s slot machine, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi Douglin, Attached to this answer should be a photo and information on your machine that you can print out. By your model number 873 your Bally was made in 1970, this is a 8 and 9 hundred series bally, all electro/mechanical and a very nice classic size...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ballys 1090 el racho slot machine, circus circus, machine collectors
circus circus, machine collectors, racho: Brad: The Bally 1090 is a fairly common machine. They made a ton of them. Most slot machine collectors (including me) are looking for much earlier machines. The El Rancho casino is long out of business. I think it used to be on the strip down by Circus...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bedroom 3 matching pieces, amoire, shelf support
amoire, shelf support, 3 pieces: My first thought is that this is more English 1920 s, but I need to see a photo of the back of the Amoire or the dresser, the underside of the Amoire or dresser, the inside of the doors of the amoire, a close up of the lock from the inside of the door of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): brass cone shaped bucket cast iron bail, copper, brass
copper, brass, iron: Hi Melvin Its possible you have a measure, a bucket or a kettle (or something else). Without pictures I cannot provide any further explanation. Please send me pictures of the item as well as details and pictures of all markings on it, and I will try to provide...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carousel horse?, wooden horses, antique mart
wooden horses, antique mart, retail range: Your horse was produced in Mexico. By the style of the piece, I would date it to between 1935 and 1950. Since there are many, many wooden horses coming from Mexico, it does effect their value. I d put a retail range of $500 to $700 on it. Bruc...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair, 1960s, dining room
1960s, dining room, photo: The chair is not Italian it could be French or even American made circa 1960s, it was mass produced and not really anything special, I would value the chairs less than $100 dollars each at the most but is more likely you will be able to sell them for around...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Copper Scale, copper, brass
copper, brass, iron: Hi Linda I can tell you these New York City markings were used c1925 through c1940 and possibly a few years later. There are a number of measures with similar markings on the NY page of my website. In order to give you more information about your scale...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cane rocking chair, cane rocking chair, mahogany
cane rocking chair, mahogany, rockers: retail around 175 in a shop it is from 1890-1900, cant tell the wood from the pic, likely mahogany, repairs to the rocker runner on one side. you see these priced up to 250 but the surface would have to be better and without the repair to the runner. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chairs, paint stripper, 0000 steel wool
paint stripper, 0000 steel wool, light coats: use a paint stripper with methylene chloride in it, follow the safety directions--if you have not stripped things before have someone else do it or pay someone to do it by hand not in a vat. lightly sand with 220 paper, wipe with the paper not aggressive...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cherub lamps, jean honore fragonard, francois boucher
jean honore fragonard, francois boucher, ny auction: I have a photo of the sculpture somewhere in my archives of more than 150,000 photos, I think the artist who painted the original painting that the statue was based on is called Jean-Honore Fragonard or Francois Boucher I will try to find it and get back...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chest on chest dresser, tall chest of drawers, shellac finish
tall chest of drawers, shellac finish, chippendale style: Bill - A cabinet that has a door on one side and stacked drawers on the other is called a “chifferobe.” It is a combination of a “chiffonier” which is a tall chest of drawers and a wardrobe or armoire. The name is a combination of the two words. Your Colonial...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): coca-cola carousel, coca cola company, coke logo
coca cola company, coke logo, carousel horse: These are made in a foundry in Mexico. They were made for decorative purposes only and were never on a carousel. They also have nothing to do with the Coca Cola company. They logo was used without permission. Newer horses no longer have the coke logo on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): coke machine, rust damage, coke machine
rust damage, coke machine, soda machines: Hi Ken, As I state in my expertise I don t do soda machines, and I am not a dealer or seller or collector of them so I don t follow them at all. But, your in luck as you sent me some photos, so I checked my information and found it! Your Model is a Vendo...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): coke machine, one of the lucky ones, coke machine
one of the lucky ones, coke machine, general antiques: Hi Jerri, BINGO, found it! Thanks for the photo, that was all I needed. See attached information and value, if you click on my photo you can print this out for your records. Yours is the early model Vendo V-144 with the red top and yellow refresh yourself...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Daughter's walnut bedroom set, circassian walnut, williamsport pa
circassian walnut, williamsport pa, jill nice: nice set, the wood is walnut, circassian walnut. the style is empire, made around 1900-1920s. some call it third period empire. empire was made in this country around 1830-50 then again in 1880-90 and again around 1910-20s. there is some reference...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Desk/hutch secretary style writing desk?, cubby holes, writing desk
cubby holes, writing desk, saw blade: this appears to be a fine example of a plantation desk but i reserve that until you send pictures to me at bobklein1@cox.net clear, in focus, jpg files as attachments to ONE email, show all that you have talked about and include the original question in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining Room set Attrib. to Ico Parisi, current market value, glass top table
current market value, glass top table, attribution: The table looks like it is italian but I am not sure about the attribution, and the chairs do not even look like they are Italian. I need to see a side view of the chair taken from a low angle and a photo of the table by it self and I will try to hel...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining room set Attrib. to Ico Parisi, parisi, mid century
parisi, mid century, interior designer: I know this model very well, I have seen many of these, this table was very popular, many people attribute this to Ico Parisi but attribution means that no one can prove it or document it as being from the designer. I call this mid century Italian but I can...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining set, quarter sawn oak, sears catalogue
quarter sawn oak, sears catalogue, brass tacks: it is a set now...really, we will never know, but it doesnt matter. get a reproduction sears catalogue from around 1910 and look at the pics. books a million has them. it is possible that it was sold together but again, it doesnt matter, they are from the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining set identification and restoration, murphys oil soap, airborne particulates
murphys oil soap, airborne particulates, mahogany veneers: the set is from the 1920s done in the william and mary style. the murphys oil soap did no harm and probably helped a lot but throw out the old english, it does no good other than to be a magnet for dust and other airborne particulates. OE is a non drying...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dresser Marked Z/ZZ, colonial revival, approximate age
colonial revival, approximate age, piece at a time: the markings have no meaning to us. it is something from the factory, perhaps to indicate the drawers go together, or left and right, only the factory knows.. they didnt build one piece at a time, there may have been 200 drawers stacked up like this to go...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dresser w/marble inlay, marble inlay, natural stain
marble inlay, natural stain, retail shops: it is eastlake victorian in style and form made around 1890-1900. the wood is walnut. the drawer joints, where the fronts meet the sides are either machine cut dovetails, scalloped and pegged (Knapp joint), or hand cut dovetails. most likely scalloped and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): DUNCAN PHYFE TABLES, duncan phyfe tables, george hepplewhite
duncan phyfe tables, george hepplewhite, thomas chippendale: i will need pictures to start, duncan phyfe is the common name assigned, by the public, auctioneers, and some dealers to describe anything with saber shaped legs projecting from a central column or turning. the name isnt wrong but is not a complete picture....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): date of chairs, french napoleon, general antiques
french napoleon, general antiques, napoleon iii: If you are going to reupholster the chair I would like to see the wood structure without the padding to really be able to date the chairs correctly, it does look like it could be 1880s but it also could be 1920s, to be sure I need to see the construction techniques...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining room set, mid 1930s, american colonies
mid 1930s, american colonies, double leaf: Wesley - The set is in the Jacobean style of the mid 1930s, named for King James I of the early 17th century. The Latin term for James is Jacob. The style is readily identifiable by the turnings on the legs. It was popular in the American colonies in the late...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining room set, red gum, six chairs
red gum, six chairs, cabinet frame: John - The visible veneers on the china cabinet are walnut on the drawer and birds eye maple on the top portion. The rest of the cabinet - frame, legs, etc - is made of red gum, an inexpensive secondary wood that can be made to look like almost anything. The...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dining table id, oak veneer, open table
oak veneer, open table, table id: all i can tell form the pic is that it is 1900s, oak veneer and a supe form. need more pictures to tell more bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attahcments to ONE email clear and in focus include the original question pic of whole table pic of top ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): duncan fife?, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneers
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneers, duncan fife: need a good clear, in focus picture of each piece. jpg files as attachments to ONE email--bobklein1@cox.net, include the original question it is duncan phyfe style by common name; actually it is a combination of sheraton, hepplewhite, and duncan phyfe...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Franklin treadle sewing machine, treadle sewing machine, sewing machines
treadle sewing machine, sewing machines, bobbin case: Hello Susan, The household or domestic full-sized sewing machines are outside of my expertise, sorry. When it comes to sewing machines I can only be of assistance on the toy, child s or salesman sample sized antique variety of machine. You might want to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Furniture, furniture production, eastlake style
furniture production, eastlake style, piece of furniture: Nicholas - I can only see the one item - a desk. It is in the Eastlake style of the 1880s. Charles Locke Eastlake was an English designer who was a leader in the rebellion against Victorian excesses. He advocated a return to value and simple design in furniture....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): coca-cola carousel, sculpture
Collectibles-General (Antiques): coca-cola carousel, sculpture

Collectibles-General (Antiques): h.c..evans candy racer, carnival game, carnival
Collectibles-General (Antiques): h.c..evans candy racer, carnival game, carnival

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Id Bedroom Set, high quality furniture, furniture co
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Id Bedroom Set, high quality furniture, furniture co, herrmann

Collectibles-General (Antiques): office chair, golden elm, executive chair
Collectibles-General (Antiques): office chair, golden elm, executive chair

Collectibles-General (Antiques): two questions - old maple rope bed, rope beds, joints
Collectibles-General (Antiques): two questions - old maple rope bed, rope beds, joints, odds

Collectibles-General (Antiques): school desk, wire brushes, repair job
Collectibles-General (Antiques): school desk, wire brushes, repair job, culprit

Collectibles-General (Antiques): virginia house maple furniture, headboard, lighthouse
Collectibles-General (Antiques): virginia house maple furniture, headboard, lighthouse, anchor

Collectibles-General (Antiques): fliptop table, game table, brac
game table, brac, hinges: send a picture of the label, a good pic that is in focus. also pic of the underneath of the base of the table underneath the top top opened hinges for the top pic of the well underneath the top to bobklein1@cox.net clear in focus jpg files...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): "friends war relief effort", gay ann rogers, silver thimbles
gay ann rogers, silver thimbles, war relief: Hello Frank. I am familiar with the Friends War Relief Organization of World War I. The thimble you describe was made by Ketcham and McDougall, a thimble maker from New York State. They manufactured thibmles from 1832 until 1932. The thimble should have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): German Schrunk, cabinet doors, antique value
cabinet doors, antique value, german schrunk: This is a mass produced German Schrunk from the 1960s, there is no Antique value or value in the design and the only value would be in it s utility and size. I would value this around $600. dollars maximum in a retails store, If you are trying to sell this,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Globe-Wernicke C-roll top desk, globe wernicke, roll top desk
globe wernicke, roll top desk, mahogany veneer: try the pics again, hint, hold the camera still :) I just need one more – an overall pic of the entire desk it looks to be a good c roll although the s rolls bring more money and are more desirable. dates around 1900-1920. this is as good a c roll...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): genuine mahogany, genuine mahogany, mineral spirits
genuine mahogany, mineral spirits, steel wool: Hi Amanda Nice to hear from you. The label tells us that your table is made of real mahogany. If it needs refinishing, it will increase any value the nightstand has. I say needs , because often furniture is only dirty and needs a refresh and not a total...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Heyn "prancer", legitimate price, prancer
legitimate price, prancer, depressed market: An authentic Heyn prancer can be found for as little as $3,000 in this depressed market. I ve seen them sell for as little as $1,200 at auction. Be careful. This style of horse is often reproduced overseas and sold as authentic in the US as well as other...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): h.c..evans candy racer, h. c. evans slot machine, arcade
h. c. evans slot machine, arcade, slots: Hi Rich, It s been a long time, I have someone asking about your game, (see my latest allexperts answers to see his question) and they may want to buy it if your interested. If you want more information about about this, Please write me at: info@coinslots.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): hall chairs?, italian renaissance style, origin value
italian renaissance style, origin value, cheyenne wy: your photo is not very good, please take a photo that show me the entire chair a 3/4 view would be best, I would also like to see close up photo of the carvings, a photo of the back and a photo of the underside of the chair. This looks like an 19th century...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Can you help me to identify, copper, brass
copper, brass, iron: Hi Brandy! This is not my area of expertise, which is specifically American measures, but I did find the following information: The B.S.&M. Scale Co. Limited was located in Sherbrooke, Quebec, Canada. Their Catalog #83 is dated 1930, and if we assume they...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Id Bedroom Set, reproduction furniture, furniture co
reproduction furniture, furniture co, antique value: If this is American made it was probably made circa 1960 and would not have any antique value, the hardware is bronze and would not have a gold plate. As I said in the previous e-mail the style is French Transition which is a period between Louis 15th and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Id Bedroom Set, marble tops, bronze hardware
marble tops, bronze hardware, twin beds: this looks like a 20th century reproduction of a French transition style dresser, it could be American made, French made or Egyptian made, I need to see the back, under the marble, a close up of the bronze hardware, the back corner of the drawer and I will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identifying a bed, steel pins, general antiques
steel pins, general antiques, sweet gum: the attachment mechanism you have is appropriate for the 1850-1880 period. I will need better pictures showing the wood grain to accurately determine the wood. many times they are walnut. after enlarging the pic 72 and lightening it, I agree that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Imperial Furniture Gen Mahogany table, genuine mahogany, mahogany table
genuine mahogany, mahogany table, imperial furniture: retail as is around 75 it is from the 40s. i cannot tell the condition from the pic so i cannot comment on a refinished price but these rarely bring over 150 unless they ahve some special attribute, ie; super design or carving, inlay etc. if it were brought...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): identify slot, summit systems, autoslot
summit systems, autoslot, bally slot machine: Hi Mike, Well you do have a Bally that was a Bally but now it s a Summit Autoslot. Summit Co., developed a electronic slot machine system, and then went and put this electronic system into Bally slot older Bally machines making them new again and they were...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Juke Box, Jukebox, Roe/Ami
Jukebox, Roe/Ami, slot machines: Hi Elizabeth, If it was made in 1962 then it is the Continental II model and value is around 1,200.00 to 1,400.00 on average. If you would write me at Jackpot7@q.com I ll attach and return your email with grading information and values for this jukebox...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kiel Table, queen anne style, walnut veneer
queen anne style, walnut veneer, cabriole legs: the manufacturer doesnt matter as to value, it is a 1910-1920s dining table done with queen anne style legs (cabriole legs). top is walnut veneer, the rest is sweet gum or tulip poplar. retail in a shop it would be priced at 450 as is. some info from...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kittinger two drawer, history and value, 100 years
history and value, 100 years, reproductions: I need a clear in focus picture of the following take the drawer out, turn it upside down, take a picture from the rear showing the back and bottom, also, a picture of the drawer, showing the outside of one side where it meets the front of the drawer, need...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kroehler Lounge bed, red gum, chicago furniture
red gum, chicago furniture, furniture art: Heather - According to Chicago Furniture - Art, Craft & Industry 1833-1983 by Sharon Darling, published by the Chicago Historical Society, Peter Kroehler was president of Naperville Lounge Co in 1909 when he developed a folding bed with a removable mattress....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): leica and Fujica, Leica M3
Leica M3: Hello Christa, Your Leica is a classic, a very high quality and valuable 35mm coupled rangefinder camera from the 1960 s, and depending on the condition and the exact lens it has, the value can range from $500 to $1000. I really need to see it to provide...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Maddox Colonial Reproduction Maple Secretary Desk, bookcase secretary, gov winthrop
bookcase secretary, gov winthrop, mortise and tenon: Kari - Here is the basic information on Maddox in Jamestown. http://www.prendergastlibrary.org/jamestown/maddoxtablecompany.htm The company is also mentioned several times on this site of the history of Jamestwon furntiure makers. http://www.prendergastlibrary.org/jamestown/furniture.html...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Maddox Mahogany Secretary Desk, glue dries, secretary desk
glue dries, secretary desk, vaneer: Hi Annette Nice to hear from you. As long as you have all the pieces (if any are totally off), the veneer can be glued back on. If this is a valuable desk then they use hide glue but if not, ordinary carpenters glue works fine. Have clamps and clamping...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany Chair, old man winter, mahogany chair
old man winter, mahogany chair, american adaptation: here are a couple of examples of similar chairs, the pricing is outdated. http://www.burchardgalleries.com/auctions/2003/apr2703/l012b.jpg http://www.burchardgalleries.com/auctions/2005/oct2305/01images/l8.htm these are called savonarola chairs actually...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Miniature Singer, sewing doll clothes, hand crank sewing machine
sewing doll clothes, hand crank sewing machine, black spiral: Hello Audrey, Thank you for send additional information on your miniature machine. These small machines were advertised as being a toy and also not a toy depending on the season that they were sold. Closer to Christmas time they were advertised as a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Need help pricing a German Prancer, german horses, prancer
german horses, prancer, horse hair: This is a difficult one to comment on based on the photo you sent me. The trappings do look authentic but the facial features are suspect. The reproduction German horses would usually have the ears set into holes on top of the head. The original ones have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nichols & Stone Rocker, heyward wakefield, general antiques
heyward wakefield, general antiques, speedy answer: 20-25 works for cars radios and some other items, for furniture it is considered 100 years by gubermint definition (U S Customs) done in the early 1800s to allow the gub to, imagine this, tax more. however, different people have different definitions of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oak Cabinet, commercial woodworking, jones bros
commercial woodworking, jones bros, winnipeg mb: it came out of a store and was made around 1900. does it have storage areas behind the panels in the lower section that are accessed from the rear? this was probably one of several from a single store. complete and intact they sell for 1500-2000 retai...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): office chair, quarter sawn oak, tiger oak
quarter sawn oak, tiger oak, estimate value: it is made in the USA around 1900. the wood in the top of the back is oak, quarter sawn oak which exposes the flake referred to as tiger oak. it may be veneered but the rest of the chair has no veneer. the arms are steamed then bent, they may be hickory...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): older dresser, wooden knobs, dove tail
wooden knobs, dove tail, tulip poplar: you have done well so far. these look best with an amber honey stain then finished with amber shellac. several coats of shellac rubbed with 320 grit no fil paper between coats an after the last coat rubbing use #0000 steel wood then wax. probably from...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Parts info, Trade stimulator's, manuals
Trade stimulator's, manuals, parts: Hi Michael, I don t know where to get one but I have a guy that might have one or the answers for you. If you want to write me at jackpot7@q.com I ll be happy to attach his parts catalog to your email and send it back to you. Let me know OK? Thank You...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pewter tea set, antique needlework tools, tea pot
antique needlework tools, tea pot, lion head: Hello Bea, It is almost impossible for me to help you without actually seeing photos of the hallmarks. Please try to photograph them or at least draw the marks on paper and then scan and attach to the query. I am thinking that your tea set is English but...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Photo of Chair, patina, chippendale
patina, chippendale, 20th century: The front leg of the chair is in the style of an english chippendale foot but it is more simple and for me this is an American made chair. The fact that the back legs are strait is one of the signs that the chair was made in the 20th Century. The wood does...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pin Ball Machine, pin ball machine, craigslist
pin ball machine, craigslist, bally: Hi Carol, Bally Paragon is a classic Bally 1980 s game. It s is one of the widebody games they made in that period. Value,non working but excellent cosmetics would be around $500. Better to having it working when you sell, as most buyers need a working game....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pointsettia Mills 25 cent slot machine, Mills, Slot Machine
Mills, Slot Machine, Poinsettia: Mills made Poinsettia slot machines starting in the early 1920 s through the late 1920 s Mills made a ton of them and they are fairly common machines but they do have value. To research value go to www.AntiqueSlotMachinePriceGuide.com and you should...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pulver 1 cent gum vending machine, three flavors, gum machine
three flavors, gum machine, vending machine: Hi Rose, Your machine was made in the early 1950 s. It was one of the last machines Pulver made before going out of business in 1953-4. There are several versions of your machine. Some were painted but most were porcelain. There were 2 versions with the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pace bantam, pace slot machine, bantam
pace slot machine, bantam, pace bantam: Hi Jennie, Mailing address is: Rodger Knutson P.O. Box 55531 Shoreline Wa. 98155 Hi Jennie, I have had a couple of these in the past and sold them. I would love to see a photo of yours even if you had to send it in the mail, if you could, please...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): penny scale, collectors guide, berning
collectors guide, berning, number 0: Hi Melinda, Sorry but I don t know anything about regular scales, just some of the coin operated ones. But, there is another expert here, Bill and Jan Berning and thy know scales like no one in the world! They have even wrote a book on just scales, called...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): prayer bench, approximate time period, burlap strips
approximate time period, burlap strips, french napoleon: The stuffing is typical of French horse hair stuffing from the turn of the century, from all the photos I have see before I am 80% sure that this was made circa 1900. This kind of chair was not from a church, it was the type of chair that was in the home a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pulver machine, pulver kola pepsin gum sweet chocolate cocoa too choos tasty chewing yellow kid uncle sam buster
pulver kola pepsin gum sweet chocolate cocoa too choos tasty chewing yellow kid uncle sam buster: Joe, The bars are inside the glass. Maybe someone mistakenly turned it around. The bars came from the factory with the corner cut out and with solid bars. Both versions are correct. However, the cut out version was for the Cop N Robber mechanism....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): question about marble topped regency console, general antiques, tx image
general antiques, tx image, century furniture: This is the same photo I have seen before I would like to see the underside of the console top, I am 99% percent sure that this was made in the 1950s. This photo show that screws are holding the legs in place, another construction technique that shows that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): two questions - old maple rope bed, rope bed, headboard and footboard
rope bed, headboard and footboard, square nails: the refinishers did a pretty good job on the bed, it has a very good look. the brown i see on the unfinished bed is not stain or paint, it was the deterioration of the previous coatings that turned it the brown color. ods varnish is made by dissolving a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): REGUARDING DUETSCH BROS. SETTEE, french napoleon, napoleon iii
french napoleon, napoleon iii, duetsch: Your photo is too small for me to see anything. where did you here that Duetsch Bros. furniture was in the Whitehouse in 1961. The Kennedy s used Masion Jensen a French company to make and decorate the white house in 1961. Your loveseat is a French Napoleon...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ROCKING CHAIR, old man winter, winter face
old man winter, winter face, antique store: the back is a variation of the old man winter face, they usually have an animalistic flavor. the chair could have been as described but my opinion is that it was made in the grand rapids mi area around 1900-1910. it is oak as you probably know. this style...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking chair, rocking chair, wicker
rocking chair, wicker, 20th century: This looks like a early 20th Century version of a 18th century Northeastern American made chair, I think that this model was first made in Pennsylvania or New York. You should have the seat refinished in wicker as it would have been originally. As is the chair...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): roll top desk repair, kitchen counter top, paint section
kitchen counter top, paint section, color match: Hi Louis Sorry for the delay in getting to you. The PC was out of commission last night. This is an easy repair. Get a colored wax stick from the paint section of your hardware store. Color match with your wood. These sticks are easy to use. Just rub...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sears Pink model 5185, sears roebuck co, general antiques
sears roebuck co, general antiques, toy variety: Hello again Ryann, Thank you for your quick response. I have checked my reference books and do not see an exact match to your model of sewing machine. The reason I asked for dimensions is this helps to determine if what you have is indeed a toy, miniature...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sewing box with tools, tortoise shell, mechanical pencil
tortoise shell, mechanical pencil, sewing box: Hello K.S. Thank you for your detailed description and for including photographs with your query - this is most helpful. What you have is a fitted needlework box and the provenance is England, early 19th century. The box is indeed tortoise shell and for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sidelock Chest of Drawers, tongue in groove, chestnut blight
tongue in groove, chestnut blight, piece tongue: we cant be sure that the triangular pattern is original, it may be but that is not certain. try looking on the inside and see what may be older holes. I would recommend that you look at Eastlake pieces of furniture in old books to see what is appropriate;...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Slide rocker restoration, upholstery shop, value question
upholstery shop, value question, proper restoration: in the condition shown there is little value. it needs work and we cannot be certail that the fabric or coating is original, if that is important to you. if this were brought to me it would cost 6-750 for the work on the wood and probably 500 at the upholstery...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Stomps Burkhardt chairs, brass tacks, saddle soap
brass tacks, saddle soap, cane seats: Many years ago, one could buy these seats at the local hardware store to replace/cover broken caned seats. It sounds like this is what you may have.You can remove the seat and have it recaned or leave them in place. Leather can be softened with saddle soap...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): salter scales, salter scales, salter scale
salter scales, salter scale, isle of ely: Hi Dionne, Sorry but I don t know anything about regular scales, just some of the coin operated ones. But, there is another expert here, Bill and Jan Berning and thy know scales like no one in the world! They have even wrote a book on just scales, called...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): school desk, contract office furniture, office furniture products
contract office furniture, office furniture products, radio city music hall: i generally will not answer questions without a picture for clarification, but since you are only asking about the manufacturer, no problem. american seating company information follows. this is from my research materials and are not my words: American...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): school desk, school desk, loose paint
school desk, loose paint, rustoleum: i might consider having it sandblasted and repainted, then mounting it on a piece of wood. or, rather than sandblasting, use a wire brush gently to knock off the loose paint and rust then spray paint it with rustoleum. or, and i like this best, gently wire...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sewing box, sewing box, antique sewing
sewing box, antique sewing, assay marks: Hello Tyler, Without actually having a good photo of the guarantee mark it is not possible for me to be 100% accurate on the date. But, having collected, sold and researched these needlework sets I would have to say that the guarantee mark (your eagle)...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sewing machines, sewing machine company, mint condition
sewing machine company, mint condition, machine model: Hello Renee, Your little sewing machine is somewhat rare. It was made by the Royal Sewing Machine Company and it dates to around 1870. I am sorry but without physically seeing you machine or extremely detailed photographs (you have not included any)it is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sewing pencil, mabie todd, vest pocket
mabie todd, vest pocket, mordan: Hello Tyler, Ah -- a photo is always helpful. Contrary to what I stated before and having now seen the photograph of your pencil, what you actually have is a vest pocket or sheathed pencil designed for a flat cedar pencil insert. The information below was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): skeleton key locks, antique locks, answer forum
antique locks, answer forum, key hole: Hi Bryan Nice to hear from you with this unusual question. You cannot make a skeleton key unless you have the proper tools. But a locksmith can easily do this for you. Take the lock to a local smith and have it keyed. Very inexpensive job. There could...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): slant top desk, slant top desk, english craftsmen
slant top desk, english craftsmen, sectary: This is an American made 20th century drop front sectary that was originally inspired by english 18th century sectary in this period English craftsmen came to America and this became an American sectary. If you send me close up photo of some of the details...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): slot machine Bally 873-2C 5 cent, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi David, I trust you got home safely with your rebuilt Bally Model 873 Slot Machine? I sincerely hope it runs well for you and for a very long time, you have a nice machine there David and it was my pleaser to fix your machine for you. Thank You! Also...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): spring rocking horse, wood dowel, spring rocking horse
wood dowel, spring rocking horse, carousel horses: these rockers were made in the 50 s and 60 s initially. Similar models are still made today. They really don t have any significant collectible value. You can generally find them at yard sales for $25.00 or less. Many people take the horses off the metal...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Table - Leather Top, condition leather, duncan phyfe
condition leather, duncan phyfe, auto leather: leather, first try using a colored furniture paste wax or get some meguires auto leather cleaner and conditioner and try that. cleaning is a touchy thing as you dont know what materials have been used on the surface. bottom half missing or peeling--are...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Table with twisted legs, origin value, dining room table
origin value, dining room table, jpg files: it is a draw leaf dining room table that appears to be from the 1930s. i will need a picture of the underside to be certain of the date. the type of leg is called barley twist or rope turned, i prefer barley twist. it is probably American manufacture,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Tablet rocker, seating material, writing tablet
seating material, writing tablet, leather seat: would like a picture of the underside to confirm i am certain that the cane is the original seating material, the holes are probably where someone did a quick fix since cane is expensive, more so now of course. answer me this, it looks in the picture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Troemner 35 Analytical Balance, copper, brass
copper, brass, iron: Hi Lindsey! This is not my area of expertise, which is specifically American measures, but I asked a colleague and have the following information for you: All three of the balances are student grade , the Troemner No.35 was made exclusively for Arthur...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Can't find Strikeplate, breakfront, keyhole
breakfront, keyhole, good company: Hi Rob It could very well be that something like this will fit your desk. http://www.vandykes.com/category/keyhole-covers-escutcheon If not, enquire with these folks. They are a very good company which I have ordered from in the past. Good Luck Eilee...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): tables, gum woods, sweet gum
gum woods, sweet gum, resale shop: the table pictured 1940. mahogany veneered and sweet gum woods. the carvings do not depict anything, they are merely applied decorations as is typical of many pieces. the form is better than many because of the tiered arrangement, carving and legs. in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): type of couch, convertible sofa bed, jpg files
convertible sofa bed, jpg files, cox: send a picture with the cushion out. a pic of the underneath, a pic of the inside of the wood underneath. this appears to be some type of convertible sofa/bed and i am curious as to how it would have worked. pic to bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): upholstered rocking chair, upholstered rocking chair, upholstery work
upholstered rocking chair, upholstery work, family attic: the chair is walnut wood, eastlake victorian style made around 1875-80. it isnt rare, it is a manufactured piece, very well done by a good company. without a label we will never know which company made this, there were thousands of manufacturers in operation...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Victoria Child's Sewing machine, sewing machine, antique market
sewing machine, antique market, montgomery ward: Hello Victoria, Thank you for your query. In order for me to be of assistance to you, I am going to need to see photographs (plural). There are various models of the Victoria. Please attach photos to this format or send to me at: xtahoeviews@yahoo.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): veneer, wood glue, thin blade
wood glue, thin blade, blade knife: Hi Taimi Nice to hear from you. All we can do with this type of damage is glue the veneer back in place. Use wood glue. You will need a long bar clamp. Get this before you start the job. Borrow one or rent one. When we glue veneer its vital to get every...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): virginia house maple furniture, dressing table mirror, ships wheel
dressing table mirror, ships wheel, generic sets: Connie - Your set is probably from the late 1940s to mid 1950s but you can verify the date by the mirror. 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...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Walter of Wabash hardware on a Solid Oak Table w/ 6 chairs, vertical element, windsor chair
vertical element, windsor chair, vertical elements: Glenn - Walter of Wabash was the maker of the table extension slides. The company did not make furniture. Your set is a modern era set, made post mid 20th century. The chairs are Windsor chairs. A Windsor chair is a chair in which no vertical element runs...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): I just wanted 2 know about this old mirror, fontana arte, great grandmother
fontana arte, great grandmother, italian company: sorry but your photo is not clear, it looks like you are using a phone camera, but It looks like a model from the 1940s, please send me a photo of the back of the mirror. Fontana Arte an italian company use blue mirror like this in the 1940s so it could be...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): watling roll a top, walting slot machine, slot machine manuals
walting slot machine, slot machine manuals, roll a top slot machine: Hi Ross, Good Investment, it s worth about $3,200.00 to $3,800.00 in todays market. Strange looking vendor doors on this machine, they could be off a different model of Watling. You do not see those lines above the vendor windows on regular Roll-A-Tops,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 17th century chairs, italian renaissance furniture, maryland public television
italian renaissance furniture, maryland public television, worm holes: You can send as many messages and photos as you want, I will be happy to look at all of them and try to help you. The photo that is attached does show worm holes but it also shows a flat wood surface that looks like it a Mechanical saw was used to cut the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1878 Howe Scale, american measures, model number
american measures, model number, weights: Hi Faisal: Howe renumbered their scales around 1896 so I cannot identify your scale from the model number 5408 in later catalogs. If you send me a picture I will try identify the model and find some price information. Please send pictures to me at: ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1880s table?, e mail address, functional tables
e mail address, functional tables, writing table: you have a walnut writing table made around 1860-70. the condition isn’t so good but it still has a charm as is. that can be remedied if you take it to the right person to restore. as is it is worth what ever you paid. restored PROPERLY it would be priced...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1899 Widdicomb Furniture Company Vanities, eye maple veneer, john widdicomb
eye maple veneer, john widdicomb, mirror frames: Cody - The pieces appear to be made of birds eye maple veneer, a very popular choice around the turn of the century for higher end furniture. Widdicomb Furniture Co was formed in Grand Rapids in 1873 and was acquired by John Widdicomb Co in 1970. Both pieces...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 19th Century Piece - Italian or French, french question, wine storage
french question, wine storage, reputable shop: From the distance of this photo I would say that it is from the 1880 and from the beauty of the piece I can tell you that I was wrong in my initial analysis, that is why is important that I see the item. It looks like this is French or Belgium not Italian....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 361 Cutler Roll Top Desk, Signed, roll top desk, ink wells
roll top desk, ink wells, rare example: Kathy - I can t give you a specific answer without seeing some photos of the desk. If you can send me some clear digital photos of the desk I will be happy to tell you what I can. (No camera phone or Blackberry photos please.) You can send clear photos to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): AllExperts furniture question, approximate age, birch wood
approximate age, birch wood, antique mall: did i answer this by private email??? these are figured birch wood and made around 1900 and would sell retail for 350-400 each. ----------- I just saw a pair similar last week in an antique mall priced at 550 each in great condition like your...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Club Chairs, antique person, antique club
antique person, antique club, club chairs: Hi again Scott Sorry for such a short answer previously. I was running late LOL..but thats no excuse. Scott, its not unusual to see hay or horse hair used as stuffing. In fact its the norm for old stuffed furniture. And did you know that horse hair is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Curio Hutch, quality showcase, style showcase
quality showcase, style showcase, general antiques: The back in covered with a piece of plywood that has been stained to make it look old, I confirm my analysis that this is a low quality showcase cabinet in the Louis 15th style made during the past 20 years in China or Egypt. it is worth less than $200 dollars...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Mirror, mirror plate, tulip poplar
mirror plate, tulip poplar, antique mirror: these are usually gesso over wood, usually pine or tulip poplar wood. gesso is a plaster type material which is then painted, textured or other wise decorated. condition is more important than date but this appears to be in good condition with just years...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Piano Desk & Chair, square grand pianos, walnut veneer
square grand pianos, walnut veneer, mahogany color: 1940s spinet desk it has been refinished at some time, it would have been in a mahogany color or a walnut color, both dark. the wood is sweet gum with either mahogany or walnut veneer on the flat surfaces. i cannot tell unless you send some clear close...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Chair, quarter sawn oak, antique rocking chair
quarter sawn oak, antique rocking chair, oak veneer: Nicole, Thirty years ago it was a fair market price. Unfortunately, due to todays economics 400 would be the top price still, retail in a shop. it is a great chair made around 1890-1900. I cannot read the entire label but I would believe it was made...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Spool Cabinet, spool cabinets, narrow compartments
spool cabinets, narrow compartments, display cabinets: Hello Michelle, Are you able to take a photo of your spool cabinet for me please? General info: Spool cabinets were counter top displays and storage for sewing thread. They commonly had shallow drawers that were divided into narrow compartments. Some had...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Teacher's Desk, 0000 steel wool, writing slope
0000 steel wool, writing slope, sweet gum: calling it a teachers desk would not be wrong but it could have been s student desk as well. you sure it had leather, there was a material used in 1900-1930s that looked like leather but was an impregnated cloth of some sort (the forerunner of vinyls). ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Art Deco Dresser, art deco style, vanity stool
art deco style, vanity stool, wood veneer: this is not considered art deco, it is considered colonial revival. art deco has a different look which you muct ferret out on the web, which has loads of well meaning but incorrect information, or books, which i prefer. it is from the 1920s. the veneers...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Avery Scales, collectors guide, berning
collectors guide, berning, number 0: Hi Sue, Sorry but I don t know anything about regular scales, just some of the coin operated ones. But, there is another expert here, Bill and Jan Berning and they know scales like no one in the world! They have even wrote a book on just scales, called...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique buffet style, antique buffet, sweet gum
antique buffet, sweet gum, hotel furnishings: i am not so sure that it is of european manufacturer. regardless, it is a variation of jacobean with heavy william and mary style popularly made in the 20s in the USA. the woods are a mixture of sweet gum, mahogany and walnut veneers and ash veneers. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique chair, general antiques, close ups
general antiques, close ups, botom: for me to really date the chair I need you to take off the nails and fold back the fabric on the underside of the chair seat for me to see the wood. My first impression of the chair is that it is American made circa 1890s and was inspired by French and Italian...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique queen anne chairs, renaissance revival, queen anne chairs
renaissance revival, queen anne chairs, english queen: The chairs are English Queen Ann reproductions from 1910 to 1930, it look like they are mahogany and I would estimate the value of each chair around $100 dollars, the three other chairs are renaissance revival chairs from around the same time and I would...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique singer and antique Lane cedar chest, lane cedar chest, antique lane cedar chest
lane cedar chest, antique lane cedar chest, singer sewing machine: Hi Melissa, I have not found anything else re: the Jiffy-Stitcher but I have a few collectors helping on this subject so hopefully we can find a bit more information. With regard to your Lane cedar chest and the full-sized Singer machine. These are outside...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally EM Slot 1st reel problem, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi Michael, Strange, but the answer is there somewhere. I find most reel problems are due to sticky old grease, the small parts loaded with light springs just don t work right when they are dirty and sticky due to sticky, waxy, gooey old grease. These small...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Binghamton Rocking Chair, colonial revival style, arrow back
colonial revival style, arrow back, chair company: i have no information other than the company was started in 1880 and continued into the 1900s. they are not listed in my reference of manufacturers in the 1920s which leads me to believe they ended in the teens. the chair is a classic colonial revival style...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Buckley Criss Cross jackpot, Mills slot machine, sega slot machine
Mills slot machine, sega slot machine, slot machine help: Hi Cindy, Very nice looking Slot Machine, he did a great job on it. Buckley machines are a copy to the mills machines, so Mills manuals will work perfect on this machine. The reserve jackpot is a little complicated, but with a little work can and do were...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally slot machine, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi Dave, I just went to look something up here on allexperts here and found your question waiting, I wasn t notified of it, so I guess that it was lucky I stopped by here. Great, on this being the correct model number, being the model Bally originally made...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carousel Horse, gold glitter, sothby
gold glitter, sothby, silk flowers: These horses are made from recycled rocking horses called Wonder Horses. The horse is taken off its metal rocking frame, springs removed them the horse is painted to look like a carousel horse. Craftspeople started making these back in the 1980 s. Actually...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cavalier Coke Machine, serial number tag, coke machine
serial number tag, coke machine, pop machines: Hi Victor, No, I don t own any pop machines but as for yours, I think most machines will have different key cuts for different owners, so you might be out of luck there. Some locks have the key code stamped on the lock casting but you need to have it unlocked...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair & Bench, age style, jpg files
age style, jpg files, screws: take pics of all surfaces top bottom -----important back front side send to bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to ONE email include the original question clear and in focus what would you want them to look like once restored (painted...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair identification, 2 legs, comparable product
2 legs, comparable product, tub chair: This looks like it is an American made chair that was made in the 1950s, the mix of European style twisted legs and American style arm rest and back makes me think this is American. I have never seen any Dutch chair that has any of these elements. Please send...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair and Love Seat, general antiques, french louis
general antiques, french louis, love seat: This photo shows me that the craftsman who sculpted this piece has never seen close up a real piece of French Louis 15th furniture, the carving is flat and the details are not executed very well, this is another reason that I am certain that this is American...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): China Cabinet, quarter sawn oak, history and value
quarter sawn oak, history and value, china cabinet: oak wood with some quarter sawn oak, china cabinet made around 1900-1920s. it would look spectacular refinshed but only if refinished properly by a pro. anything short of that and just leave it alone. repainting the back will not hurt, it has already been...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coca Cola Vending Machine, coca cola vending, vendo co
coca cola vending, vendo co, vending machine: Hi Teresa, If you read about me you know that I don t normally do pop machines because I am not an expert in this field but I think I found it for you. See attached photo, if this is it, then you can print this out and you will have all the information...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cristal Lalique Ratois 14322, artois, lalique
artois, lalique, crystal: Hi John. It s likely that the problem you are having in finding the tumbler is that you have the name wrong. Cristal Lalique Model No. 13422 is Artois, not Ratois! 13422 is the model number for Artois Goblet No. 1, but it is not a stem, it s a tumbler as...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carousel chariot, taboggan, current market value
taboggan, current market value, depressed market: Yes, this does appear to be a product of PTC produced around 1912-1915. Of course it s been repainted (probably more than once). Keep in mind that we re in the midst of a very depressed market right now. With that said, I d place a current market value...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cedar chest lock, flat key, old keys
flat key, old keys, cedar chest: Hello Beckie, Thank you for your query but unfortunately this areas is not my expertise. Please re-submit your query to another expert. Having said that .... I m not sure how large your cedar chest might be but I had a similar situation a few years back...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cleaning waterfall furniture, lacquer varnish, luster shine
lacquer varnish, luster shine, thin veneer: a picture would be helpful but here goes. what makes the shine is the coating. a coating can be one of several materials. lacquer, varnish, polyurinate, shellac, wax. each can be made to have a different luster/shine/sheen; high gloss, medium, low,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): coke machine, soda machine
soda machine: Andrea, if you want to write me off the allexperts site, my email is: Jackpot7@q.com I ll see if I can come up with some value information for you OK?, if that would work I ll still try to help you with this information the best I can. Thank You Rodger...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Danish Tea Table with inset coins, thrift store in vancouver, vancouver bc canada
thrift store in vancouver, vancouver bc canada, ebay: If you want to sell your table you should use a fine steel wool and rub over all the wood areas, then use a good bee wax furniture paste and use a brush to apply the wax and then buff it with a wool rag, it will make it look like new. I have seen the coins...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining Chairs, dining room table, dining chairs
dining room table, dining chairs, catagory: donation would be best and get a tax write off. retail these would bring only 20-25 each without the table, with the table 45 each retail. they do not fall into the antique or collectable catagory and as such only sell as unde furniture which is unfortunate...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining table and T-back chairs, oak dining table, table and chairs
oak dining table, table and chairs, wholesale: oak, 1900, t back dining chairs an square oak dining table. no further identification terms are available. these are many times referred to golden oak period since so much oak was used at that time. probably made around the grand rapids mi area. retail...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Doten Dunton Walnut Desk, walnut desk, brass plaque
walnut desk, brass plaque, ink stain: 1900-1920s mixture of styles but more sheraton and hepplewhite style, not period but style.. i like it, the ink stain will probably not come out ever so dont even try, it has become a part of the history of the desk send some pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): drop leaf expandable gate leg table, drop leaf table, dip tank
drop leaf table, dip tank, general antiques: if you have never stripped a piece of painted furniture before i urge you to have it done professionally BUT not in a dip tank. it should be done with a flow over system or out of a soup can using a methylene chloride based stripper. i promise you that this...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): E. M & Co. Silver Teapot on stand, silver plating process, silver teapot
silver plating process, silver teapot, miller and co: Hi Chrissy, Your markings certianly indicate that your kettle was made by Edward Miller and CO., Meriden. E M & Co is a marking used by the company on their products. EP refers to Electro Plate (type of Silver plating process). B M I am not sure about....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): End table, iron castings, tulip poplar
iron castings, tulip poplar, sweet gum: these lamp tables or end tables were made around 1900-1910 by the thousands by many different manufacturers. they were done in oak, birch, tulip poplar, and sweet gum. the feet are glass held by iron castings colored in either brass, or copper paints or...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): FH Conant Sons, Camden NY rocking chair, colonial revival style, dye stains
colonial revival style, dye stains, general antiques: this is not a home project if you have no experience with refinishing. chairs have a lot of surface area, a lot of differing angles, grains, and nuances. stripping with a methylene chloride is the first step, then any repair that is necessary. very light...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Furniture inquiry, tortoise shell, art deco style
tortoise shell, art deco style, oval mirror: 1920s/30s art deco style vanity or dressing table. mahogany, walnut and kingwood veneers imitation tortoise shell in the pulls the drawers are probably dovetailed together (joining of the fronts to the sides some call this depression furniture but that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Mirror, glass company, showers
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Mirror, glass company, showers, furniture

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Chair
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Chair

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gumball machine, goodwill, paperwork
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gumball machine, goodwill, paperwork, gum machine