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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

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kittinger Dining Room Set, kittinger, chairs
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kittinger Dining Room Set, kittinger, chairs

Collectibles-General (Antiques): metal chifferobe
Collectibles-General (Antiques): metal chifferobe

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Watling Slot Machine, klassics, watling
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Watling Slot Machine, klassics, watling, marica

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Whippet Sewing machine by New Home, whippet, mom
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Whippet Sewing machine by New Home, whippet, mom

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Geo C Flint Chairs, chippendale style, fred taylor
chippendale style, fred taylor, clarification: Jim - The chair is a 20th century chair but hard to tell exactly without seeing the inside of the chair. It is Chippendale style although a very mediocre interpretation. The chair appears to be a factory made chair and would sell at auction for around $75...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): George C Flint Chest of drawers, oak veneer, chemical paint
oak veneer, chemical paint, egg blue: Lenita - George C. Flint was a mid 19th century cabinetmaker in New York. By the end of the century he was partnered with the famous R. J. Horner who eventually took over his business. Your chest is from the turn of the 20th century made of quartersawn...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gumball machine, vendor books, jayme
vendor books, jayme, globes: Hi Jayme, I don t think I am going to find anything on these, they are just to new seeing the plastic globes. Also I really don t think that stand is an original stand for these, it s just too nice for a newer commercial machine and the machines are just...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gate leg table, oak plywood, 1940s
oak plywood, 1940s, apologies: thanks for resending the pics i saw them then lost them so i have the second set now you did send them, my apologies. the table is english or belgium, wood is oak the panels are an oak plywood the frames are solid oak. different form...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): H Hermann Bedroom Set, marble tops, bronze hardware
marble tops, bronze hardware, twin beds: we will need pictures of each piece you want evaluated. pic of the outside of a drawer where the side meets the front. pic of the bottom of the drawer taken from the rear of the drawer showing the back and bottom of the drawer. pic of the interior behind...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hutch, hoosier cabinets, flour sifter
hoosier cabinets, flour sifter, proper restoration: what is the name on the lable in the center top?? sellers, boone, hoosier, napanee..... it is a kitchen piece for working. the bottom left should have racks in metal and/or wood, there should be a pull out bread board. the top left should house a flour...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identifiication, hidden compartment, magic dust
hidden compartment, magic dust, magic trick: basement living is not good for furniture or pets. it was and still could be a beautiful piece. send me a picture of the side of the drawer where the side meets the front of the drawer--bobklein1@cox.net, jpg files as attachments to ONE email--pic of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique 6* Piece Chisel, invalid chairs, tulip poplar
invalid chairs, tulip poplar, general antiques: fray was a great company, quite innovative, i have a couple of their braces. i cannot tell the woos, if you were to wipe it with mineral spirits and while it is wet take a couple of pictures of the handle it will help. take one then turn it 90 degrees and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): identifying antique sofa, duncan phyfe sofa, duncan phyfe style
duncan phyfe sofa, duncan phyfe style, upholstery shop: it is a federal style many call duncan phyfe style, either is correct although i prefer federal style. it is from the 1920-40 era, perhaps done in mahogany or sweet gum. as good as it is it will bring little money on a sale, auction 50-100, private sale...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): identifying a chair, general antiques, spanish throne
general antiques, spanish throne, fine furniture: The carving is again not a copy of any real historical designs, it is inspired by them, but the execution is not really detailed, this is why I think this was made for the cinema, this would give a good effect in a film but close up it would not have been...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): identifying chair, fireside chairs, rolled leaf
fireside chairs, rolled leaf, art nouveau style: Inge - The chair looks like an Art Nouveau style chair. Art Nouveau (new art) was a style developed in France around the turn of the 20th century and was much more popular in terms of furniture in Europe, especially France, than in the US. The style was more...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jiffy-stitcher reply, hand held sewing machine, antique fabric
hand held sewing machine, antique fabric, collector friends: Hi Melissa, I m in CA so will follow up on the LA info. if still available. Irene Hi Melissa, I found a short blurb about the Jiffy Stitcher: From the BILLBOARD Vol. 61 No.12 dated March 19th 1949 A Hollywood ad agency called Smith, Bull and McCreery...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): John Widdicomb Co. bedroom set, john widdicomb, three pieces
john widdicomb, three pieces, farmhouse: got the pics that style was popular in the 50s but would like to see a picture of the outside of the side of the drawer where the side meets the front, pic of the underneath of the drawer taken with the drawer upsidedown viewed from the rear so the picture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): jukebox, Juke box, seeburg
Juke box, seeburg, slot machine: Hi Bob, The 616, I had one once and I think it s still showing on my web site at http://www.coinslots.com These were not made with a light kit, but mine had one, as most light kits were added later by some upgrade companies. If you could write me at jackpot7@q.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kerosene/Oil Lamp?, kerosene oil, general antiques
kerosene oil, general antiques, maine usa: Hi, Restoration yes, I will forward your enquiry to my colleague in Maine USA. He will be in touch with you and advise as best suits you both. What I will need you to do is to email me through my website, with photographs of the lamp for me to send on. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kittinger Dining Room Set, colonial revival period, high quality furniture
colonial revival period, high quality furniture, comfortable chairs: Natalie - Thank you for the photos. The style is part of the Colonial Revival period of American furniture when styles from our colonial past were reproduced. The style reproduced in your set is called Jacobean named for King James I of the early 17th century....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): L. Hitchcock chairs, mineral spirits, hitchcock chairs
mineral spirits, hitchcock chairs, soft rag: Hi Marlyn Nice to hear from you. Use a soft rag dipped in mineral spirits (called varsol in Canada)to clean your chairs. Dry with clean rags as you go. You will be amazed at the dirt this takes off. Follow the cleaning with a paste waxing. Regards Eilee...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lex Chair Co dining table, satin sheen, proof finish
satin sheen, proof finish, water proof: Hi Mary Nice to hear from you. Yes the 58 very likely means your table was made then. You do not apply a sealer before the stain unless there is the expectation the wood will splotch. (strange word but it really means the wood could absorb the stain in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lincoln Rocker, seat rail, back cushion
seat rail, back cushion, dowel: these are built different ways, a picture would help but taking the crest rail off should not be necessary. if taken off you will have to reglue it in place for strength. the center upright should be attached in the seat rail and top rail to lend strength...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Louis Xlll ???, louis xlll, general antiques
louis xlll, general antiques, furniture style: You don t think this is a louis 16th bed, You rate me a 5 for knowledge and you don t even know, do you think I am guessing, I know for a fact that this is a French louis 16th style bed, I am 200% sure, I have been living france and buying antiques for 20...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany Veneer Twin Bed, mahogany veneer, light scratches
mahogany veneer, light scratches, steel barrel: hi the bed is from the 1920-40s, federal style. the condition will hurt the price, not just the broken part but the wear and tear. do you have the piece that broke out?? Are the steel barrel pins still in the headboard where the break is?? refinished...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Marble top table, formal appraisal, victorian lamp
formal appraisal, victorian lamp, furniture manufacturers: this is a walnut Eastlake victorian lamp table made around 1890-1900. retail in a shop it would be priced at 450, you may see these higher but they would not sell higher. there were thousands of furniture manufacturers at that time so without a label there...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills 5 Cent Black Cherry Slot Machine, Mills slot machine, sega slot machine
Mills slot machine, sega slot machine, slot machine help: Hi Harry, Buckley..... It s a Buckley made slot machine, not a Mills. Buckley copied Mills machines to a T almost. The top casting that surrounds the coin escalator glass on top is Buckley all the way, Mills never used this, the sun burst lower casting,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills slot machine .25 Golden Nugget, Mills slot machine, sega slot machine
Mills slot machine, sega slot machine, slot machine help: Hi Jeff, Sounds like it not a problem with how your mechanism is lashing up with your escalator then. here is my suggestion, I would take the mechanism out of the case and play it manually out of the case, then see if the mechanism and the hook, (Called...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Murphy Bed, insurance replacement, murphy bed
insurance replacement, murphy bed, auction house: these are not fast sellers, it is oak and is from 1900-1920. auction value is related to teh auction house, area, and clientele. on average setting it would sell for 1000-1500 tops at auction. insurance replacement value, 2500. actual retail selling...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): metal chifferobe, mirrow, piece of furniture
mirrow, piece of furniture, color reference: This is an American made post WWII Chifferrobe Dresser made circa 1945 to 1960, Burl Maple could be the color reference, the number 22064 is the inventory number probably the 22064th piece of furniture that that the factory made. 1-37 is probably the model...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mills slot nickel poinsettia, Mills slot machine, sega slot machine
Mills slot machine, sega slot machine, slot machine help: Hi Rocky, I ll do you one better, I ll attach a photo with information about it and it s value to this answer. You can click on the photo and print it out for your self. If after looking at all this information and history, and you still need some more...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mutoscope reels, famous landmarks, mutoscope
famous landmarks, mutoscope, ebay: Hi John, The most reasonable place would actually be ebay. One shows up probably every few weeks. The cost will really depend on the subject. Comedy reels will bring $300-800, girlie reels from $350-1000, major historical reels(sports, famous landmarks,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nichols & Stone chair, spray varnish, nicholas stone
spray varnish, nicholas stone, windsor chair: This looks like it was made circa 1960s, It would be a reproduction of a 19th Century American windsor chair. Your chair has a spray varnish that makes me think it is not more than 50 years old. You can read about the history of Nicholas & Stone on their website....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nichols and Stone Rocker, boston rocker, classic gold
boston rocker, classic gold, stencil: 736 is their boston rocker, 114 is the type of finish and/or decoration. they have been making this chair for decades so pictures are needed front back side bottom jpg files as attachments to ONE email include the original question bobklein1@cox.ne...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nichols & Stone rocking chair, seat bottom, sentimental value
seat bottom, sentimental value, childhood home: after looking carefully and checking the label it is most likely that this chair was made between 1930 and 1940. The tooling marks on the seat bottom and the bottom of the post that come through the seat show fairly well developed machinery which is to be...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Northwind Face Rocking Chair, auction price, quality company
auction price, quality company, silicones: this one is top of the line. the carvings, overall design and form show it was manufactured by a top quality company. this should only have wax on it, NO OILS. briwax in the appropriate color!! it must be a wax with no silicones or toluenes. it was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Rocking Chair, fine grained wood, old rocking chair
fine grained wood, old rocking chair, apprasier: official appraisals are good for the apprasier for sure. for your purposes just know that the chair has an auction price of 200, a retail price of 350-400, heres the one though, an insurance replacement value can be gauged like this, caneing, 2-2.50 per hole...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old sea chest from Dundee, sea chests, storage constraints
sea chests, storage constraints, white paint: Hi again Dee This chest sounds fasinating. I suspect there was no regulation size for a seamans chest except that it could not be over a certain size due to storage constraints on a boat. But the sizes likely varied from there down. You can appreciate...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): oak coffer what age ,what country, edge strip, metal straps
edge strip, metal straps, dutch couple: I think it is French and looks very old but I need to see the construction details to confirm my analysis, I would like to see the one of the corners inside and out, the plinth, the underside,the looped hinges , the dovetail joints with metal straps, If you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): how old is this dresser, quarter sawn oak, quarter sawn wood
quarter sawn oak, quarter sawn wood, top drawers: Andy - The chest of drawers is part of the Golden Oak period of American furniture, made from 1880 to about 1920. Your piece is from the later end of the period and was made in the 1910s. The drawers are made of flat cut white oak and the top is quarter sawn...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old oak coffer, family crests, antique dealer
family crests, antique dealer, nobleman: I am pretty sure that this is from the 17th century and not the 18th century, it is defiantly French, it is too difficult to tell the region because it is too plain, but this was certainly made for someone who was a high ranking soldier or officer and traveled...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old oak coffer, general antiques, decorative elements
general antiques, decorative elements, plinth: I do not think that the plinth has anything to do with the coffer, for me it looks like it was added after, why would there not be decorative elements on the coffer as well, this makes no sense to me. the patina in not the same, how is the plinth attached...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old oak coffer, metal straps, metal bands
metal straps, metal bands, 17th century: The ends of the metal bands tell me that this could have been made in the late 17th century or the early 18th century, this kind of metal work shows that it was not just a simple craftsman who made this, was there some kind of lock or hardware that show more...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old oakcoffer, coffer, metal bands
coffer, metal bands, flat surface: This photo tells me a lot, the uneven flat surface on the wood show that this was hand crafted with an plane to make the surface flat and smooth, this kind of tool generally stopped being used around 1840, but I a sure that your coffer is much older. a close...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): PACE SLOT MACHINE, antique gumball peanut machine, slot machine mills caille watling jennings fey
antique gumball peanut machine, slot machine mills caille watling jennings fey, wanted penny arcad: Ken, Your machine does not pay out like a slot machine. It is a called a trade stimulator. If the customer hit a winner, a payout or award would have been paid by the operator. Pace manufactured the machine in 1935. You are correct that the machine...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pay off card insert, Trade stimulator's, manuals
Trade stimulator's, manuals, parts: Brian, There is a guy who make replacement parts and paper for trade stimulator s and I have his catalog on file. Which I can email to you. If you would like this catalog, please email me at Jackpot7@q.com and I ll attach it and mail it back to you. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): PLEASE HELP identify the age and value of this piece, quarter sawn oak, general antiques
quarter sawn oak, general antiques, antique desk: the desk appears to have been stripped then a coat of something clear put on it. that is not refinishing to me. to me refinishing is chemically removing the original coating, lightly, very lightly sanding to remove wiskers. this to be followed by staining...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pole-screen, fire pole, federal period
fire pole, federal period, fire screen: need a couple more pics in one email as attachments if possible take the metal plate off and take a picture of the wood underneath the plate and a picture of the part of the plate that is now hidden. take a pic of the piece as a whole (full shot) show a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Quaint by Stickley Bros, mission style furniture, larry koon
mission style furniture, larry koon, quaint furniture: Donna - Quaint was the term used by Stickley Brothers for their first line of Arts %26 Crafts/Mission style furniture that came out around 1902. It was a play on terms. The word for Arts %26 Crafts style furniture in England was Quaint. Your table is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Craddock Table, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, glue dries: if selling is your plan, dont put any money into the table, it will be difficult to recover. just do the wax, tape the broken piece on the column with painters tape and go for the sell. at 32$ you cant loose. on craigs list you could ask 125-150 and it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Reflectone Chair, american national biography, history of the chair
american national biography, history of the chair, biography autobiography: this link page 515 will give some info on the history of the chair and its intended uses. http://books.google.com/books?id=wZczV8ZxgL4C&pg=PA515&lpg=PA515&dq=reflectone+chair&source=bl&ots=72bOqcQmjr&sig=HyXQjsVIF-LynNfuP5gm9Qvq6Hg&hl=en&ei=rx4hTLC5EcSBlAeptv1C&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=8&ved=0CDQQ6AEwBw#v=onepage&q=reflectone%20chair&f=false...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocker, quarter sawn oak, gorilla glue
quarter sawn oak, gorilla glue, oak veneer: it is oak, the seat is quarter sawn oak, the back is oak veneer, also quarter sawn. it has been in a super high humidity area since the last refinishing job or it got wet. someone glued the seat but not properly, I suggest if it is tight that a couple of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocker chair, napoleon iii, information thanks
napoleon iii, information thanks, patina: The fact that the sides have little carving makes me think that this was made closer the 1900, in the future never clean the wood, if you don t like the color buy something else that looks more like what you want. I think that the value of this piece has lost...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sgabello chairs, shield crest, family crest
shield crest, family crest, family crests: I could not find the exact family crest but, the Eagle is very close to the Abati family crest, the Esti family crest,the Giacomini Family Crest, the Grosso Family Crest, theLanfranco Family Crest, the Marchetti Family Crest, the Palazzi Family Crest, the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Standard Sewing Machine, sewing machine company, walnut veneer
sewing machine company, walnut veneer, household machines: Hello Mel, Thank you for your query. Unfortunately I cannot be of much assistance to you. My expertise when it comes to sewing machines is in the antique toy or miniature variety and not in the standard household machines. If you page back into my file...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sewing machine, collector group, betsy ross
collector group, betsy ross, sewing machine: Hello Terri, I am sorry but I really do not know of anyone who has parts of these little machines. But you may want to try to contact someone at this collector group: http://toystitchers.tripod.com/ I do have the threading instructions for the machine if...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): small end tables, mahogany veneer, gum woods
mahogany veneer, gum woods, tulip poplar: hi kim the end tables are mahogany veneer an sweet gum woods built in the late 40s or early 50s. they are patterned from sheraton and duncan phyfe styles, federal. the other table is sweet gume and/or tulip poplar, same age and would be also used as an...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): systematic coin register, Slot machine manuals, slot machine coin escalator
Slot machine manuals, slot machine coin escalator, slot machine repair: Hi Javonne, This is not a coin operated game question but this sounds like a very old coin sorter or coin counter to me. These tubes would fill with coins and then you could load them in rolls. You might look for old coin sorters, or old coin counters,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thomasville Chair Co. Duncan Phyfe dining table, duncan phyfe dining table, duncan phyfe style
duncan phyfe dining table, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer: glad i was able to help, keeping the set would be good, things are low priced these days and quality is non existent unless you pay high dollar to have something made custom. i would consider buying this for 600, which buying wholesale is a bit high but...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): TIGER STRIPE OAK TABLE, quarter sawn oak, pedastal table
quarter sawn oak, pedastal table, tiger stripe: the table is a quarter sawn oak veneered library table made around 1900-1920s. it is a good one. there are over fifty manufacturers listed with the name starting with c….m….co and m….c…co in their name in the 20s alone. unfortunately there is only one...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Tiger oak nightstand?, quarter sawn oak, oak tiger
quarter sawn oak, oak tiger, tiger oak: the top is quarter sawn oak (tiger oak) but i cannot tell in the pic if the rest is as well. this can be used as a night stand but it is my opinion that it it was part of something else originally. for example part of an ell dresser. very interesting...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): thimbles, thimble, silver gold
thimble, silver gold, little girls: Hello Jerry, It sounds like what you have is a small pewter thimble that was in a Monopoly set. They are not rare and not worth much money, sorry. Silver, gold or enamel child sized thimbles (size 6 and below) are very collectible and highly sought after....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): throne chairs, archbishop mannix, photobucket
archbishop mannix, photobucket, italian renaissance: These chair s look like they are reproductions of Italian Renaissance chairs that were made circa 1890s to 1900, The spanish did have similar chairs like this but they were inspired by the italians who did this style first., I would estimate each chair to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Value of furniture, walnut veneer, red gum
walnut veneer, red gum, mirror glass: Vicki - Your dresser appears to be from the 1930s. The mirror will give you the date. All 20th century American plate mirror included in furniture is dated by law. The date is in dark gray on the gray side of the mirror glass itself. You will have to remove...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Value of Pinball Machine, pinball, woodrail
pinball, woodrail, gambling: Loren, Great story! You scored good on this one. This machine first came out in November of 1971 with a run of 2,600 units made. It s value as of this year 2010, in average working condition is $525.00. Thank You Sincerely Rodger Knutson http://www.coinslots.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vanity with wood wheels, red gum, mirror glass
red gum, mirror glass, collector books: Raleen - Your photos are so poor it is difficult to see the details and identify the specific woods. If you can send me some clear digital photos of the vanities I will be happy to correctly identify the woods.(No camera phone or Blackberry photos please.)...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Watling Slot Machine, Watling, Rol-A-Top
Watling, Rol-A-Top, Antique Slot Machine: Wow, you have a cool machine and what that is not seen that often. Unfortunately, Rol-A-Top parts are extremely hard to find and the parts you are looking for are even harder. I don t know anyone who has those parts. Your best bet is to post a message...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Whippet Sewing machine by New Home, antique sewing machine, bells and whistles
antique sewing machine, bells and whistles, westinghouse electric: Hello Susan, I am sorry that I am not able to be of assistance to you. My expertise is in antique collectible toy or salesman sample sized sewing machines and not the full-sized household models. Please look back into my file and you will find many links...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wisconsin Chair Co. chair, oak veneer, wooden chairs
oak veneer, wooden chairs, chair company: Andy - Your spindle back rocker is made of oak with an oak veneer seat. It appears to have been overcoated with a tinted varnish or perhaps even painted at some time. The chair is part of the Golden Oak period of American furniture from around 1880 to 1920....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): What are these wicker pieces?, fold out bed, storage area
fold out bed, storage area, settee: I m not sure either without a close look. I would think they may have been part of a daybed or chaise, even a fold out bed? Do NOT throw them away. I m sure if you don t want them, someone would, I know I would. It would be very interesting to find out what...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wooden potty, tulip poplar, sweet gum
tulip poplar, sweet gum, briwax: sweet gum wood or tulip poplar made around 1900-1920 i have actually restored several of these. some have a carpet type of fabric on the top, i prefer the wood tops like yours. this can be made to look good with the application of wax. briwax in a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): What is this?, french napoleon, napoleon iii
french napoleon, napoleon iii, daybed: This looks like this is a French Napoleon III style sofa or settee, It could be an original circa 1870s. But, I would need to see close up photos of the front and back leg and the underside of the sofa to tell you more about the value and if it an original...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 11933 1cent busting cherry mills slot machine, Bursting Cherry, Antique Slot Machine
Bursting Cherry, Antique Slot Machine, Mills: Rich: Sorry for the delay in responding, I was out on vacation. It sounds like the machine needs a complete restoration. You will need to tear the entire machine apart, remove the rust and crud, lubricate it and put it back together. The castings...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 17/18th centry chair, renaissance revival, latin proverb
renaissance revival, latin proverb, general antiques: The photos are small but I can tell you that because of the back of the chair is flat with no carving and the back legs are also not carved this is typical of a chair that was made closer to 1900, the chair does look like it is a very good quality so I would...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1931 pinball, pinball machine, canton texas
pinball machine, canton texas, historical perspective: Hi Ann, While there is some dispute about which is the first pinball produced, Whiffle is certainly one of the earliest. From a historical perspective, this may ad some small value, but the reality is that most pinballs from the pin-and-hole era(1931-33)...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 5 Piece Antique Bedroom Set, mahogany veneer, walnut veneer
mahogany veneer, walnut veneer, maple veneer: i will need pictures of each piece you want evaluated. to bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to ONE email include the original question clear and in focus pics i can tell more about the woods once the pics are received. likely a mixture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Bed, walnut veneer, sweet gum
walnut veneer, sweet gum, phone quality: without a label we will never know the manufacturer, there were thousands in operation. the bed is high quality and design, good form made in the 1920s. cannot tell the wood from the pics, the cell phone quality is just not clear enough but it is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique China Cabinet Identification Needed, china cabinet, antique china
china cabinet, antique china, style code: being stamped mexico, that would be the country of origin. it is required by US Customs. when did the aunt acquire hers that fits with what I assumed. I was thinking it was imported in the 1970s. a lot of that style was imported at that time. the style...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Dinning Room Furniture, dinning room furniture, walnut veneer
dinning room furniture, walnut veneer, sweet gum: what you have is a china, server, and sideboard (or buffet). since the table and chairs are missing, I assume they are missing, you are selling three separate pieces, as a set thee is no added value. the wood is walnut veneer, the case wood or frame...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique dining set, mahogany veneers, sweet gum
mahogany veneers, sweet gum, furniture co: the piece shown is from the 1920s. constructed with walnut and mahogany veneers. case wood is sweet gum. the china, as is, would sell retail for 350. i cannot comment on the items i cannot seel pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique dresser, american furniture company, antique dresser
american furniture company, antique dresser, furniture co: The photo is too small for me to see anything clearly, it looks like this is not an antique, it looks like this is from the 1960s. Please send a larger image and a photo of the back, a close up of the legs and any thing else that could help me answer your...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Furniture by Lifetime, lifetime furniture, china cabinet
lifetime furniture, china cabinet, dinning table: the piece shown should be priced at 275 on craigslist. you can price things higher but selling is the objective so it should be priced to sell. i cannot accurately comment on the other pieces but generally, chairs bring 25 each, and tables 275-300. most...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Hutch?, brown mahogany, country antiques
brown mahogany, country antiques, dove tail: if you like it then it is worth restoration. the discoloration and variety of surface color is normal, somewhat faded but a good representation of the factory original. they were made to look like country antiques. they were made in the 30s then again in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique loveseat, general antiques, quality piece
general antiques, quality piece, approximate value: The small detail in the center of the underside of the settee where wood is cut away and the nails point up is a detail that show a little extra effort was made during the manufacturing process, the manufacture or craftsman was interested in making a quality...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique mahogany drop leaf table, drop leaf table, leaf mahogany
drop leaf table, leaf mahogany, mahogany table: Stop, you do not need to send me any photos. I am sure as to the origins of this table. As I explained in the previous message this table has been made from different parts, I think the top is probably from the 1890s and the rest is not old at all, you should...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Regency Chair???, salvation army thrift store, salvation army thrift
salvation army thrift store, salvation army thrift, general antiques: It looks like I was wrong about the color, it appears to have had a green paint the first time this chair was painted. unless you see a trace of black paint? I think that the chair would look much better in black. it is typical of what it would have been...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Secretary, leather belts, punched holes
leather belts, punched holes, secretary desk: some call these side by sides, some call them secretary bookcases. it is from the golden oak period an was likely made in teh grand rapids area (MI not MN) around 1900. the carvings are generally finished by hand but are mostly done by machine. a person...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sheet music holder?, kenosha county wisconsin, mahogany veneer
kenosha county wisconsin, mahogany veneer, wood slat: magazine basket (as named in their own catalog) from the 20s. mahogany veneer on the sides and sweet gum for the remainder of the woods. the company was listed as Hanna Manufacturing Company Hanna s Tables , Kenosha, WI. retail in a shop it would be...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sofa Bed, local history museum, american antique furniture
local history museum, american antique furniture, furniture specialists: This does look like this could be from the 1880s to 1900s but I need to see close up detailed photos of several different details to tell you more. Please send me photos of the side the back the underside and any other photos that you think may help me....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Trunk, snapf, antique trunk
snapf, antique trunk, good shape: this is typical of the trunks done in the late 1800s and early 1900s, pictures and all. but usually the pictures and interior trays are gone. the hasp on the front was added the hinge must have been changed as well it would not have been made in japan....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique caneback chairs, cloth seat, two chairs
cloth seat, two chairs, french louis: These chairs look like early 20th Century reproductions of French Louis 15th style armchairs, I would need to see a photo of the underside of the seat to tell you more. It is true that Regence armchairs are very close in style but they normally have more details...

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 furniture, globe wernicke, quarter sawn oak
globe wernicke, quarter sawn oak, double stack: the wood shown in the picture is quarter sawn oak. send me pictures of the entire piece for a valuation. I cannot evaluate what i cannot see. send to me at bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to ONE email include the original question...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique Saratoga trunk, saratoga trunk, antique trunk
saratoga trunk, antique trunk, secor: There was never a Saratoga Trunk manufacture, some of the better know manufactures that whose name started with an S is Secor, Seward, and Shwayder. your trunk is a victorian antique trunk made circa 1870s, it is a very nice example, you need to look at every...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique secretary, slant top desk, queen anne style
slant top desk, queen anne style, pigeon holes: Patricia - Thirteen of anything in furniture, such as the thirteen panes of glass in a china cabinet or bookcase secretary, usually refers to the original thirteen American colonies although some English pieces have the same arrangement. Your secretary...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): authentic carousel horse?, metal carousel, carousel horse
metal carousel, carousel horse, bridle: Yes, this is an authentic early aluminum carousel figure. It s in the Parker style. It could have been manufactured by Parker or Theel Manufacturing. Although authentic, these don t hold much value. This model can be found for around $500 to $600. If...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): BALLY CIRCUS SLOT MACHINE, english writing, bally
english writing, bally, denominations: Hi Jerry, This slot used to have a lot higher value, but most slots have dropped in price. A lot of these have foreign coinage denominations on the glass, so check yours. If it does, the value would be say, $700, and if all english writing, still around...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally EM Slot 1st reel problem, bally slot machine, manuals
bally slot machine, manuals, troubleshooting slot machine: Hi Michael, I need to scan and email you about three pages of information. I think now we may need to adjust the kick off stroke, this is critical and now it sounds like it could be kicking off to soon before all the index levers are locked in and held...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally Power Play Pinball machine, pinball, wood rail
pinball, wood rail, gambling: Hi Smitty, This value is for a working game in average condition. So if you machine was a none working machine, you would have to guess the cost of repairing it and subtract that cost from this value. If the machine was new in the box then you would have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Barley Twist Low Back Rocker, leather side, barley
leather side, barley, avail: You will not affect the value of this chair by restoring it, for me this looks like the chair is American made circa 1920 to 1940, it is not yet an antique and is certainly made in a factory. I would estimate the chair to be worth no more than $75 dollars...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bombe? furniture, antique value, asistance
antique value, asistance, furniture shop: Yes this is an American made reproduction inspired by italian style. I would have to see close up photos to tell you when it was made but it does not have any Antique value, the piece in the photo could be sold to a used furniture shop for around $100 to $200...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Brandt furniture, american manufactured furniture, celina ohio
american manufactured furniture, celina ohio, don fredgant: Suzi - You didn t show me much of the couch so I can t tell you much about the set. The exposed frames are made of a secondary wood called red gum that has been stained to look like walnut. The support frames are made of hardwood. It appears to be from the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cane seat chair, american country furniture, tiger maple
american country furniture, tiger maple, dowel joint: Pete - Thanks for the great photos. This style chair with arched crest rail and splat and saber legs appeared twice in American furniture history, once in the 1830s and again in the 1890s. The problem with looking at chairs is that you can t see inside the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cast Aluminum Carousel Horse, cast iron bar, cast aluminum
cast iron bar, cast aluminum, accurate evaluation: I would have to see a photo to give you an accurate evaluation. It sounds like you may have one of the Mexican castings that are still being produced today. they sell between two hundred and eight hundred dollars depending upon the design. If you would...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair, wing chairs, art deco style
wing chairs, art deco style, chair leg: Aurora - Your chairs are modified wing chairs. Original wing chairs had a wing on each side of the top for several reasons, one to provide privacy in a crowded room, another to protect the head from breezes and another to protect the face from a the direct...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chairs, spic and span, car radiator
spic and span, car radiator, sweet gum: 1900-1915 I would have bought them for what you paid, stripped them with a methylene chloride paint stripper, lightly sanded, stained and coated. then I could have sold them for 85-100 each without doing the seats. wood looks like sweet gum. cleaning...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carousel horse, spanish imports, auction company
spanish imports, auction company, glass eyes: There was a man in Sussex who used to sell these. He had an entire barn full. He would sell them but would be very vague about where they came from. These are actually reproductions made in Spain and imported to this country by a company in New York City...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cebco double peanut vendor, rare machine, rare thanks
rare machine, rare thanks, hot nut: Edward The Cebco Hot Nut is a very cool machine from the 1930 s. Hopefully your s has the side cup dispenser. It is cast aluminum and heated the nuts with a light bulb. It is not a rare machine and can be found semi regularly on eBay. If in very good...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chair, tulip poplar, sweet gum
tulip poplar, sweet gum, horse hair: it is a late eastlake victorian slipper rocker. the wood may be walnut but is more likely to be sweet gum or tulip poplar. 1890-1910. the carving is characteristic of eastlake style. as is 50 retail, redone properly, it will be worth what you have invested...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chest of drawers information, antique chest of drawers, chest of drawers
antique chest of drawers, chest of drawers, poplar woods: 1920 chest done in sweet gume and tulip poplar woods with what appears to be a burl in the center. these sell in a shop for 200 as shown. it was part of a bedroom set at one time. the drawers were usually constructed with dovetail joinery and the surfaces...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cigar rolling stand, oak plywood, cigar factories
oak plywood, cigar factories, cigar industry: Dave - The stand is made of oak plywood with replaced modern hinges. It appears to be from the 1920s. While it may be of interest to someone focused on the early 20th century cigar industry, perhaps in Tampa, FL, it has no general antique furniture interest....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): copper measure with verification marks, copper, brass
copper, brass, iron: Hi Fred The marking on your measure is for London County Council as represented by the letters LCC . The letters VR and the crown are the mark of the reign of Queen Victoria. The verification number 239 was first issued to the London City Council in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Daval pinball, pinball, wood rail
pinball, wood rail, gambling: Hi Michael Michael this is going to be a bit of a task here, I didn t know Daval made many pinball machines, this sounds like it could even be an early Baffle ball or counter Bagatelle table pin, but it does have legs so it s a early floor game that is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Drexel dining table and chairs, dining table and chairs, table and chairs
dining table and chairs, table and chairs, fred taylor: Brittany - The general rule for Drexel is that if it doesn t say Drexel, it isn t. If you can send me some clear digital photos of the chairs 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): Drexel New Travis Court Dining Room, lacquer finish, briwax
lacquer finish, briwax, foot table: the amount of gloss or sheen for the set cannot be determined. they were ordered in different sheens. the most common was semi gloss. unfortunately semi gloss is different for different manufacturers and that information is proprietary. sheen is actually...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Drop Leaf Pedestal Table, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, pedestal table: table is from the 40s or early 50s. mahogany veneer top and sweet gum for the base. classic style called commercially duncan phyfe style, i prefer sheraton style or federal style. there were so many of these made the value is not high. retail in a shop...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dresser, walnut veneer, thin coats
walnut veneer, thin coats, wood veneer: it is a factory manufactured piece made in the 1920s. the mark is unknown to me but could be a factory mark for some type of designation. the woods are ribbon stripe mahogany on the upper drawers walnut veneer on the other drawers case is sweet gum ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): English Antique Copper Ale half Gallon Jug, copper, brass
copper, brass, iron: Hi Jackie: From the information provided I can tell you the following: your measure was verified by an Inspector of Weights & Measures as being of correct capacity and marked as follows: the VR is from the reign of Queen Victoria specifically used during...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Finch Fine Furniture, mirror glass, furniture maker
mirror glass, furniture maker, fine furniture: Beth - I have found no more definitive information. I do know that the Finch brothers were creditors of the furniture company that became Thomasville and may have assumed control at some point. In any event you can find the date of manufacture on the mirror....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Four-post Antique Bed, headboard and footboard, unit auction
headboard and footboard, unit auction, chemical stripper: for age i will need more pictures, of the back. it could be 1940 or it could be 1980. doesnt matter, it is a nice bed. you will have to get someone to carve the missing foot. it is a combination of styles, federal and sheraton, which themselves are combinations...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): French bergere armchair, exact age, strk
exact age, strk, furniture store: I have looked at the photos and I think you armchair are from the mid 20th Century circa 1950, The price you paid is around the same you would pay in a used furniture store, I would have to see close up photos of the construction techniques to tell you the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique China Cabinet Identification Needed
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique China Cabinet Identification Needed

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sofa Bed, davenport, couch
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sofa Bed, davenport, couch, patent

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

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cebco double peanut vendor, heating elements, light bulb
Collectibles-General (Antiques): cebco double peanut vendor, heating elements, light bulb, hopper

Collectibles-General (Antiques): folding rocking chair, tapestry
Collectibles-General (Antiques): folding rocking chair, tapestry

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ideal Pepsi machine, exact machine, slider
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ideal Pepsi machine, exact machine, slider, decals

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jelly Glasses, zella, abc
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jelly Glasses, zella, abc

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jubilee mk 12 1970 Poker Machine
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jubilee mk 12 1970 Poker Machine

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kittelberger Bros table, bausch, granddaughter
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kittelberger Bros table, bausch, granddaughter, spindle

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Maddox Cherry "Winthrop" Desk, drawers, photos
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Maddox Cherry "Winthrop" Desk, drawers, photos

Collectibles-General (Antiques): maddox table
Collectibles-General (Antiques): maddox table

Collectibles-General (Antiques): film on furniture, dark hallway, mineral spirits
dark hallway, mineral spirits, own furniture: Hi Debra Nice to hear from you. Sounds to me like a buildup of wax and grime. I have had this with my own furniture. Get a small can of mineral spirits (called varsol in Canada). Dampen a soft rag with it and give the buffet a wipe. You will be amazed...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): folding rocking chair, platform rockers, seat frame
platform rockers, seat frame, pivot points: show me a picture of the screws that hold the pivot points a picture of teh underside of the rockers and seat frame pic of the back carpet rockers were generally platform rockers that did not fold but that does not mean you would be incorrect to use the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gate leg table and chairs, oak veneer, import shops
oak veneer, import shops, briwax: it is an english table made around 1930. the wood is oak, the borders solid oak boards, the inserts are a three ply laminate with oak veneer on the top. this would look best stripped and refinished but i would try the wax first. dark briwax, on the chairs...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gate leg table, oak plywood, 1940s
oak plywood, 1940s, apologies: thanks for resending the pics i saw them then lost them so i have the second set now you did send them, my apologies. the table is english or belgium, wood is oak the panels are an oak plywood the frames are solid oak. different form...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gate leg table, mahogany veneer, lumber core
mahogany veneer, lumber core, face veneer: veneer is wood, a thin layer used for decorative qualities. with old pieces it (the veneer) is on either a lumber core or a plywood (laminate core). a lumber core would be boards and it would be done as follows. from top to bottom 1. layer of mahogany...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gentlemans valet, american antique furniture, fred taylor
american antique furniture, fred taylor, america in the 1960s: Thomasina - Your valet is in the Danish Modern style that afflicted America in the 1960s and 1970s. It could be American or it could be imported. It is likely made of walnut or teak. The photo wasn t clear enough to see the details. My area of expertise...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): heywood brothers and rattan co, two chairs, paper tag
two chairs, paper tag, online photo album: Donna - If you can send me some clear digital photos of the chairs I will be happy to tell you what I can. (No camera phone or Blackberry photos please.) You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com. Please send the photos directly...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ideal Pepsi machine, pepsi machine, soda machines
pepsi machine, soda machines, soda machine: Hi Russ, I swore to my self I would never answer another soda machine question again but, after reading you nice and genuine question tells me I have to try, and to never quit if I have something to share which can help someone. Well, I am here with you,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Info wanted on Antique Bedroom Set, metal casters, colonial revival
metal casters, colonial revival, chest of drawers: the set is colonial revival from the 1920s. this was a popular style offered by many manufacturers. usually the footboard is the only curved part. my research materials list Jorgenson as a manufacturer. for further information as requested you will have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Insurance Value on 1948 Arrow Development Co Cast Iron Horse?, happy hollow park zoo, factory paint
happy hollow park zoo, factory paint, national carousel: I don t think it s necessary to put a separate insurance rider on this piece. Aluminum horses are not all that valuable and last forever. I d place a realistic retail value of $600-$800 on your horse. I m sure you ll see some offered with higher price tags...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jacobean Dining Set, chairs, antiques
chairs, antiques, insight: Please send me a photo of the table and one of the chairs. please be careful, if it is too good to be true, you know the saying. it is possible to make a good deal in this economy but please show me the pieces so I can help you not make any mistakes. please...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jelly Glasses, crown mason jars, kerr company
crown mason jars, kerr company, jelly jars: The White Crown Cap lids you mention were actually made for White Crown Mason Jars. The lids are older than your jelly jars. I am only able to answer questions about the older mason jars. I did find a site that offers to answer questions about jars and bottles....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): John Widdicomb Co. bedroom set, widdicomb furniture, john widdicomb
widdicomb furniture, john widdicomb, warehouse shipping: the stamped numbers are inventory, warehouse, shipping, style, or color numbers and have no meaning to us. mirrors will have a date stamped on the back of the glass. what i look fore in drawer is the type of construction and joinery. that is a clue to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jubilee mk 12 1970 Poker Machine, Slot machine manuals, slot machine coin escalator
Slot machine manuals, slot machine coin escalator, slot machine repair: Hi Geof, There is no set value, and this being a foreign game to the U.S. market hake an answer even harder but seeing these sell from time to time I can give you some general idea as to value. I see these selling for around 500.00 on average here but the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kittelberger Bros table, online photo album, lamp table
online photo album, lamp table, fred taylor: Kristen - I was able to find out that the company was still in business at the beginning of the Depression in 1929 but no idea how long after that. If you can send me some clear digital photos of the table I will be happy to tell you what I can. (No camera...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ladder back chair-Shaker?, herringbone pattern, ladderback chair
herringbone pattern, ladderback chair, shaker style: it is customary for the weaver of the seat to insert their information as was done with your chair. i need close pictures very clear where the rungs and slats intersect with their counterparts. what i am looking of is layout marks which would be rings...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Little cane rocker, grit sandpaper, cane work
grit sandpaper, cane work, shellac: cant tell for sure of the wood. likely cherry maybe some walnut but cherry is more likely. made around 1890, lincoln style. great price. should have gone for more but the expense of the cane work stops some people. here is costs 2$ per hole to have the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Maddox Cherry "Winthrop" Desk, mahogany veneers, sweet gums
mahogany veneers, sweet gums, front desks: although most of slant front or fall front desks in this style were done in mahogany, mahogany veneers and sweet gum during the 1900-1940s, other woods were used as well. maple, cherry, tulip poplar and sweet gum. the tulip poplar and sweet gums were stained...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mandel Bros china cabinet, mandel brothers, china cabinet
mandel brothers, china cabinet, online photo album: Elena - Madel Brothers was a department store in Chicago and did not make any furniture. Here s the history. http://chicago.urban-history.org/ven/dss/man_bros.shtml If you can send me some clear digital photos of the cabinet I will be happy to tell you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mission style recliner, new upholstery, chair company
new upholstery, chair company, horsehair: chair is oak from the 1910-20s. retail in a shop it would be priced as is around 350. in a non shop setting expect to get 200 at most. yes it is worth more and I am sure that figure barely covers the new upholstery and that is unfortunate. bk ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): maddox table, maddox table, online photo album
maddox table, online photo album, bottom piece: Mark - It sounds like you have a breakfront secretary but I can t tell how old it is without seeing it. Maddox was in business for a long time and made lots of different pieces. If you can send me some clear digital photos of the cabinet I will be happy to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mahogany furniture, imperial furniture co, mahogany furniture
imperial furniture co, mahogany furniture, genuine mahogany: Amanda - The Mahogany Association sticker assures you three things - 1) it is in fact made of mahogany, 2) it is a 20th century piece and 3) it is a factory made mass produced piece. The number 226 was the manufacturer s member number in the Association. Unfortunately...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mason jars, mason jars, mason jar
mason jars, mason jar, quart size: Hello, your jar is an IGCo Mason s Patent Nov. 30th 1858 jar. I cannot tell from the picture if it is a quart size or Half Gallon, so I will give you the values of both. In quart size it is worth Approx. $10 -15, in half gallon it is $20 - 30. (these values...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mills novelty penny scales, clam shell, white pointer
clam shell, white pointer, floor model: Hi Pattie, It sounds like you re talking about the Mills Trylon scale. It was named after a tower built at the 1939 World s Fair in New york city. Which is the date of when it was made. Value not very high, say $200-300. Larry www.coinoplibrary.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mission rocking chair, stickley brothers, approximate value
stickley brothers, approximate value, fred taylor: Paul - Without a maker s mark it is impossible to identify the origin of your rocker. So many manufacturers made similar or identical models that distinction is problem. Plagiarism was rampant in the period. Here are several five slat Mission rockers that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mission style rocking chair, mission style furniture, m friedman
mission style furniture, m friedman, great grandmother: Wanda - M. Friedman was a retailer in San Francisco around the turn of the 20th century. There is no way to tell who the manufacturer may have been. The rocker is a fairly generic Mission style chair, probably made in the Midwest and shipped to California....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old chair, quarter sawn oak, ladies chair
quarter sawn oak, ladies chair, little chair: quarter sawn oak, 1910s ladies chair (dont know why that name attached unless it is because it is dainty and pretty). lets call it a sweetheart chair because of the heart cutout in the back splat. my guess is that it was a side chair or desk chair. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old swivel school desk, black lacquer, school desk
black lacquer, school desk, metal restoration: it is a unique desk, there were several companies that made desks of this form but with different differences. You didnt say if it had a label or castings makes or stamps in the metal. restoration; two schools of thought here. one is to take everything...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): P DERBY &CO Dining room chairs., dining room chairs, leg braces
dining room chairs, leg braces, economy products: The seat needed is pressed cane or sheet cane. It depends on the prices where you live but a seat should cost in the $30-40 range. I would definitely go with the cane. I would guess the chairs from around the turn of the century, 1890-1920. Nice chairs,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Patened date 1896 Emerson piano, pierce piano atlas, correct serial number
pierce piano atlas, correct serial number, ivory keys: James - Maybe you have a little bit of a mystery on your hands if that is indeed the correct serial number (found embossed on the metal harp). According to the Pierce Piano Atlas, the bible on the subject, Emerson used the serial number 57427 sometime between...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Perk Up Chlorophyll Machine, gumball, vending
gumball, vending: Hi Lucy, I think I would leave them in there. I can t really say for sure if it would affect value, but as a dealer/buyer it would prove to me it s age and it would make me feel more sure that the machine was genuine and not a reproduction. Also some old...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Porcelain Pin Cushion, vintage porcelain, blue flowers
vintage porcelain, blue flowers, pin cushion: Hello Melissa. You didn t mention if there were any marks on your train pincushion, so I will assume there aren t any. One company that made white porcelain pincushions decorated with pink yellow and blue flowers was called Ardalt. Many pieces are not marked...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): piano, pierce piano atlas, paine furniture
pierce piano atlas, paine furniture, piano connection: Paine is listed in the Pierce Piano Atlas . it is the bible of piano books, has every manufacturer listed with dates of operation and serial numbers for dating. Oddly, Paine , although listed , has no information other than the name. Payne Furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): platform rocker, platform rocker, online photo album
platform rocker, online photo album, jpg files: Brian - Sorry but that doesn t look like a platform rocker. I need to see additnal photos including underneath. (No camera phone or Blackberry photos please.) You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com. Please send the photos...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Questions About ORigins of Brass Pillar Candle Holder, pillar candle holder, would like your feedback
pillar candle holder, would like your feedback, dear mr: damaged items have little value when it comes to metals unless it is of historic significance. be careful in your searching and look for items that are intact and sound. this piece in good condition would bring 15 cleaned up but with it bent and damaged...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Questions Regarding Origins of Heavy Brass Candlesticks, salvation army thrift store, salvation army thrift
salvation army thrift store, salvation army thrift, copper content: brass is usually either yellow or reddish in color after cleaning. red brass has a higher copper content and is generally newer but as with all things there are exceptions. the candle holders are cast and would have been made from the 1970s onward. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): question about furniture, walnut veneer, 17th century england
walnut veneer, 17th century england, decorative molding: Janet - Your cabinet is called a server. A buffet is much bigger. It is part of a dining set and was used to store large serving pieces like pitchers and table linens. The primary wood is stump cut walnut veneer. Stump cut veneer or butt cut veneer is cut...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Roll Top Antique desk, secretary desk, antique desk
secretary desk, antique desk, decent job: this is actually called a cylinder roll secretary desk. it is from 1890. i believe if you pull out the drawer and look at the side the joint will be half circles with a peg in the center of that circle, please look and send me a picture of the joint. it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking chair & armoire, antique rocking chair, michigan chair
antique rocking chair, michigan chair, good furniture: This does not look like it was born as a rocking chair, it looks more like the rocker rails were added sometime after. please send me a close up photo of where the leg meet the rail. My first impression is that this chair was made circa 1950s but I will need...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rolltop secretary desk with bookshelves, red sandalwood, smithsonian exhibit
red sandalwood, smithsonian exhibit, compass points: it should have cost you 1500. I sold one to a dealer 15 years ago finished for 2000, he sold it for 3500. true that prices are down now but I would have bid to 600-750 to get it. seems like I saw this piece in a picture, the type of handle to open the cylinder...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): S Bent & Sons Dining room set, colonial reproductions, construction characteristics
colonial reproductions, construction characteristics, catalog numbers: the company was in business untill 2000. they made good quality colonial reproductions as you have here. the numbers are usually catalog numbers for the style or a number for the color although the date of manufacturer could be in the 70s. with newer furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Spanish style carved chairs, dining chairs, antique store
dining chairs, antique store, fifty dollars: My initial opinion of these chairs are that they are American made 20th century reproductions of Spanish style dining chairs. For you information when the back legs are strait like on your chairs, this is a sign of a mass produced American made chairs. If...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Storkline Crib, baby beds, black wheels
baby beds, black wheels, niche market: Beth - Storkline was formed in Chicago after World War I and was considered to be a novelty furniture manufacturer, specializing in the baby and youth niche market with inexpensive products. They closed in 1958. Your bed with black wheels appears to be...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): secretary, hairline crack, ornate engraving
hairline crack, ornate engraving, dark patina: This is an American made secretary made circa 1890s to 1900, It is worth around $500 dollars maximum. When buying antiques in the future try to send me a photo before you purchase it and I will try to answer your questions asap, so that you will have a second...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sideboard, walnut veneer, sideboard
walnut veneer, sideboard, william and mary: it is from the 1920s in the william and mary style. the wood is probably a walnut veneer, cannot tell from the picture. since it is in need of repairs the market value will not exceed 250. the numbers mean nothing outside of the factory or catalog...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Value of Birdseye Bedroom set, vanity table, birds eye
vanity table, birds eye, manistee mi: nice!!! in fairness i will only evaluate the items i can view. vanity retail in a shop 450-600 with stool chair 50 send pics of the remainder of the pieces bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to ONE email include the original question...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): WINDSOR CHAIR?, windsor chairs, windsor chair
windsor chairs, windsor chair, chair seat: The chair in the photo is not a Windsor chair, it could have been inspired by the Windsor chair but it is not one. I think this was made circa 1950s to 1960s but I would need to see the underside of the chair seat and a close up of the wood with several detailed...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): w. avery and sons brass cas, google patents, victorian brass needlecases
google patents, victorian brass needlecases, diamond shape: Hello Stacey. Yes, the wishing well is a needlecase, also referred to as an avery after the makers. There is a patent for this item that you can research on Google Patents; design patent #990679. Your item was produced 22 May 1876, which can be determined...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): widdicomb desk, english cabinetmaker, widdicomb furniture
english cabinetmaker, widdicomb furniture, predecessor company: Rick - The Widdicomb Furniture Co, not to be confused with the John Widdicomb Co., was formed in Grand Rapids in 1873. The earlier date refers to the predecessor company Widdicomb Brothers and Richards. George Widdicomb had nothing directly to do with...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 18th century tea table construction, pedestal base, tea tables
pedestal base, tea tables, tea table: I have not seen 18th tea top tables with bird cages that do not tilt but do swivel. That does not mean they do not exist. i have seen and worked on ones that tilt dated late 1700s and early 1800s. I have also worked on late 1800s and early 1900s tables...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1940s bedroom furniture, headboard footboard, vanity mirror
headboard footboard, vanity mirror, sweet gum: it is from the 20s-40s. mahognay veneer faces and sweet gum for the cases. it is a high styles set in the sheraton, duncan phyfe, hepplewhite, adams style with influence of other early makers as is normal. the chest would sell retail for 350 in a shop...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1959 Chicago Coin's Playland Rifle Game, interior workings, chicago coin
interior workings, chicago coin, arcade game: Hi Pam, This game is going to be worth $150-200 in non working and $300-450 in working condition. Typically fixing a cord will not address the problems games get from sitting unused for so long. There are very few buyers for non working games. If you check...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 2 dressers, glass knobs, sears catalog
glass knobs, sears catalog, oak veneer: Karen - The chest of drawers pictured is called a bonnet chest because the door was used to store a hat or bonnet. It is made of quarter sawn white oak veneer. Quarter sawing is a method of cutting an oak log that produces the distinctive grain pattern seen...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ace High Pinball Machine, antique arcade watling, mills clawson dewey chicago brownie slot machines
antique arcade watling, mills clawson dewey chicago brownie slot machines, dice gum peanut pulver: Karen, If it functions, all the working parts are still with the machine. The missing door isn t that big of a deal. It is common to find old machines with a missing door or minor problem. It was not a pay out machine like a slot machine, but it was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Age and value of dining room set, sweet gum, retail pricing
sweet gum, retail pricing, space issues: a label is the only way to know who and where it was made. there were thousands of manufacturers in operation when this was made in the 1920s. the wood is sweet gum, mahogany and walnut veneers. realistic retail pricing for the china is 800, 75 each...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Camp Bed, camp beds, pieces of history
camp beds, pieces of history, approximate value: it is late 1800s. unfortunately these wonderful pieces of history have little sales appeal. this is the cleanest i have seen. camp beds, military beds, all fall into the same catagory wonderful pieces but of little value monetarily. resale in a shop...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique dresser, top drawers, chest of drawers
top drawers, chest of drawers, general antiques: On the back of the dresser there is the same pine wood that is on the front, it could have just been a decision by the manufacture to give a different look. It does look like the dresser was made at the turn of the century. I will look at the other photos...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Chair, antique rocking chair, side pic
antique rocking chair, side pic, jpg files: need more pics to tell the age and wood pics to bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to ONE email include the original question clear and in focus overall pic full view of the front, back and side pic of the underneath closer of the back carving...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Horse, general antiques, toy catalogs
general antiques, toy catalogs, earlist: I have no doubt that this is was made between 1920s to 1930s at the earlist and for me this looks American made. The base originally only had wheels the rocker base was added later probably in the 1940s or 1950s. Without a tag or makers mark it is almost impossible...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Settee, antique settee, approximate value
antique settee, approximate value, english style: This looks like it is an American made settee, it also looks like it has a mix of styles, the back is English style but I need to see a side view close up of the arm rests to tell you more. I would also like to see the back leg, a back view and a close up...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Thimble, waite thresher, providence rhode island
waite thresher, providence rhode island, gold thimble: Hello Lynn. Yes, I am able to see the picture! :-) Your thimble was probably made by Waite Thresher of Providence Rhode Island. They were in business from 1886-1927. Your star mark, if there is no shape inside the body of the star, indicates the thimble...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Armless Sewing Rocker, sewing rocker, sewing materials
sewing rocker, sewing materials, arts and crafts style: this is the first i have seen with a drawer specifically made for sewing materials!! and you did well in the clean up, the wood is oak, it is from the 1920s. it could be called mission style or arts and crafts style. in the condition shown i would price...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Art Deco Chifferobe, pigeon holes, wood inlays
pigeon holes, wood inlays, chifforobe: The piece of furniture in this photo is not from the Depression Era (1920s), it is American made from the late 1930s early 1940s, unless the etched glass mirror was changed at later date, the style of etched glass does not fit into the Depression era. I need...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): added pic drop leaf table, mahogany veneer, drop leaf table
mahogany veneer, drop leaf table, sweet gum: this gate leg table has a ribbon stripe mahogany veneer on the top, the undercarriage is sweet gum wood stained with a water based dyed to the color shown. these are from the 1920s-40s. the table top could use some help. if it were mine, i would remove...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): american highboy, daytona beach fl, highboy
daytona beach fl, highboy, drawer front: Bruce - The style and form of the cabinet is that of a Salem, Mass highboy circa 1740-1750 but I need to see a lot more to be sure. It is very similar, almost identical, to a Salem highboy in the Museum of Arts & Sciences in Daytona Beach, FL. In order...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique captain's chairs, general antiques, resale shop
general antiques, resale shop, antique dealer: this picture does show better. all things are somewhat hand made but with machinery. show me a picture of the bottom of the seat, but regardless, i can say that the spindles were done on a machine as were the legs and rungs. the turnings on the rungs...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique chair, general antiques, victorian furniture
general antiques, victorian furniture, shot image: I do not need to see the back foot, with the photos that I have I seen I thin this was made closer to 1900, This is inspired by English Victorian furniture but, the arm rest ools more American. For me to be 100% sure, I would need to see under the fabric on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique chair, antique chairs, antique chair
antique chairs, antique chair, burlap: My opinion has always been if you have chairs or whatever that you can t sit in, the value to me is less then if they are restored. If the burlap and felt is that bad, replace it. You might consider saving the old cushions so you can show what was in them...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique dresser (vanity?), mirror section, vanity mirror
mirror section, vanity mirror, walnut veneer: it is an eastlake style victorian dresser made around 1890-1900. parts of the drawer fronts are walnut veneer, the rest that i can see is walnut. the drawer joints are either machine cut dovetails or knapp joints. no telling what the s if for. if...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique dressing table, minwax stain, antique dressing table
minwax stain, antique dressing table, grit sandpaper: first, take the strypeeze back. it is the thick type and is troublesome to work with. buy stripper that is the thickness of water, kutzit is good, you will need to buy a 5 gallon pail. it is better to use more stripper than more time and it will get it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique gumball machine, screw holes, penny king
screw holes, penny king, gumball machine: Hello, from your description I believe your machine is called a penny king made by the flatbrush Co. If you could send me a picture of the machine, I could definitely tell you more about it and be sure of what it is. Please send picture to n2coinop@aol.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique gumball machine, gumball machine, glass container
gumball machine, glass container, gumballs: Hello Robert I am sure I can identify your machine if you can send me a picture. Otherwise, your description is too generic. There are a number of machines that could fit that description. You can send pictures to me at jomax9@hotmail.com, or visit my...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique thimbles (inherited), google maps, antique thimbles
google maps, antique thimbles, prudential life insurance: Hello Sandy. I m not sure what you are asking about your thimbles. If you are looking to identify the makers of the two sterling thimbles shown in your picture, I would need to see better pictures. Can you send images of the inside top of the thimbles or...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ball Mason jars, ball mason jars, ball mason jar
ball mason jars, ball mason jar, imperfection: Hello! Your jar with Perfect offset to the right is a common variety of the Perfect Mason Jars. Your question does not state what size the jar is, but if it is Blue it is worth approx. $1 -4. If the jar is Green is can be worth $25-50, as this color is more...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): BOOK CASE ???, mail image, tiger oak
mail image, tiger oak, general antiques: The carving on this pieces is very good, the hardware on the door is another indication that this is American made. if the crown molding and the carving on the crest of the arch is connected to the piece it is not a French made piece. I need to see the back,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Boling Chair Company Siler City NC, jp stevens, oak chairs
jp stevens, oak chairs, captain chairs: the wood in the photo is not oak so i still need a close clear photo to identify the wood species. now that i see the label, i was wrong about the age--these are 1940s. being institutional chairs it is likely there were in a courtroom. i have seen pictures...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chest of drawers, mahogany veneer, gum woods
mahogany veneer, gum woods, chest of drawers: it is typical of some late 1940s pieces done in mahogany veneer and sweet gum woods. no particular style attached as it is a mixture of many styles. part of a bedroom set retail in a shop as is 200 refinished retail in a shop 350-450 coast to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chest of drawers, mahogany veneer, drawer bottoms
mahogany veneer, drawer bottoms, tulip poplar: did you buy or or you going to buy this from the antique shop it is pictured in?? what price do they have on the piece?? where made is not possible to determine, it is factory made in the 1850s. the drawer joints should be hand cut dovetails. there should...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): China Cabinet, china cabinet, french louis
china cabinet, french louis, key hole: This is called a showcase cabinet and is probably made in America circa 1920s to 1930s. I would need to see a photo of the back to confirm my analysis. also send a photo of the key hole, yes there was probably hardware that was there. the stamp with 1903 is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coin operated horse 1957 Champion, slot machine, slot machines
slot machine, slot machines, fruit machine: Hi Roger, Boy... This is a tough one! I assume that this is a coin operated horse ride, is that correct? Right now I am thinking that maybe you try this guy and see if he know where to find parts: His web site is located at: http://gameroomantiques.com/NelsonPlayfield.htm...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cortez Wilson, copper, brass
copper, brass, iron: Hi Peter F. Cortez Wilson started a sheet metal business in Chicago in 1873 under the business name of F. Cortez Wilson & Co. until his death in November 1905. He was survived by his wife, who it seems continued operating the company. At some point between...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carousel horse, kiddie carousel, north tonawanda new york
kiddie carousel, north tonawanda new york, tonawanda new york: This horse was manufactured by the Allen Herschell Company of North Tonawanda, New York. It is indeed from a Kiddie Carousel. These were produced in the 1940 s and 50 s. They re made from cast aluminum. It may seem heavy for aluminum because the metal...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cedar chests, cedar chests, jpg files
cedar chests, jpg files, runyan: i will need multiple pics of each item. front,top, side underneath, back,interior to bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to ONE email clear and in focus include original question also will need to know what information you want thank...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dining table and chairs, dining table and chairs, vinyl fabric
dining table and chairs, vinyl fabric, table and chairs: Steven - Your table and chairs are from the Depression era of the 1930s. The table is a reproduction of a draw leaf table from the 17th century. It is one of the oldest types of extension tables. The scale of the table and the stretchers are those of an...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dresser, hidden drawer, avenue mall
hidden drawer, avenue mall, hi bob: great dresser. it isnt actually a well, just drop center, a well implies that there is a hinged lid that does in fact expose a well. victorian renaissance revival would not be wrong, again it depends on who you talk to but it is accurate. i would guess...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Duncan Phyfe Sofa, duncan phyfe sofa, upholstery work
duncan phyfe sofa, upholstery work, restoring furniture: San Antonio, what a nice place to live!! The nearest restorer I know is in Houston, http://www.fredwoodall.com/ The proper glue to use is hot hide glue, 251 gram strength but if you have no experience with this then we will have to go to play b. have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dresser, top drawers, inch gap
top drawers, inch gap, bottom piece: it is two pieces one a dresser and one a chest. the legs have been cut. they used to have a scroll foot which curves much like the curve at the outside of the top drawers. the foot would have extended 6-8 inches below the lowest part of each piece at the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dressing table., general antiques, dressing table
general antiques, dressing table, collectibles: I am not sure if you understand that I need to the as much as possible to help you. I wanted to see the whole piece. please stand back and take one photo that will show all of the top and all of the bottom in one image. After you have that image I will need...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): duncan phyfe dining room set, duncan phyfe style, pedestal dining tables
duncan phyfe style, pedestal dining tables, english georgian style: Charles - Rather than Duncan Phyfe style, your dining room set is a Colonial Revival reproduction of Federal period furniture of the early 19th century. Duncan Phyfe (1768-1854) was a Scottish cabinetmaker who came to America in 1784 changing his name from...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Empire Rocking Chair?, empire revival, mahogany color
empire revival, mahogany color, general antiques: most people, even dealers, determine the wood by color. this is like trying to determine someones character by the color of their hair. nearly all furniture of this style was stained birch, some is figured birch. i didnt know it was painted, in the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ESCO 1936 pinball machine, pinball machine, collector appeal
pinball machine, collector appeal, value games: Hi, The patent dates on the ABT brand coin slide have nothing to do with the date of the machine. The game is from March 1942 which is right around the time where Exhibit Supply Co.(ESCO) as well as all other factories, stopped production of games to make...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): F.H. Conant's Sons, conant, good company
conant, good company, 1920s: hi chair is from the 1900-1920s. good company, stylish pieces. the damage to the polychrome (paint) will keep the value low, it was a manufactured piece painted at the factory. realistic retail in a shop 150. I would put it on craigs list and see...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Feet of old china cabinet, 30th century, china cabinet
30th century, china cabinet: The style of the base is different than the style of the top of the cabinet, this tells me that this was made in America because of the mixing of the styles. the fact that the back leg is strait is a detail that tell me this was made in the 30th century. I...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Final Question About Regency Chair, furniture stores, mr wilson
furniture stores, mr wilson, dear mr: I do not think that it will be easy to find another chair like this unless you do a lot of traveling to visit used furniture stores. If you painted the chair black you may be able to sell it more easily. It is probably not worth more than $60 dollars...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): French Provincial lighting fixture?, lighting fixture, french cafe
lighting fixture, french cafe, light fixture: This is not a French Provincial lighting fixture and this is not an antique, this is a French decorative creation probably made circa 1960s to the 1970s. It does look like it could have come from a French cafe but it is not a typical cafe lamp, If you look...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Furniture, manorville pa, back lighting
manorville pa, back lighting, question show: will need better pictures to help bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to ONE email clear without the back lighting form the window include the original question show a pic of the top front outside of a drawer where the side meets the front...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Furniture ID/Appraise, duncan phyfe style, resale store
duncan phyfe style, resale store, antique mall: These are not Duncan Phyfe style or period. they are from 1960s-70s and actually have no specific or determinable style. the later things are made generally the more mixed and eclectic, this is true of this set. this does not make it more or less desirable,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Horse, nicholas klein, receipt
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocking Horse, nicholas klein, receipt, parents

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Armless Sewing Rocker
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Armless Sewing Rocker

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique dressing table, vanity table, grandmother
Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique dressing table, vanity table, grandmother

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Boling Chair Company Siler City NC, silver city nc, side chairs
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Boling Chair Company Siler City NC, silver city nc, side chairs

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dresser, teardrop, molding
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dresser, teardrop, molding, thanks for your help

Collectibles-General (Antiques): KayanEE toy sewing machine, world war 2, spool
Collectibles-General (Antiques): KayanEE toy sewing machine, world war 2, spool, miriam

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old smokers cabinet
Collectibles-General (Antiques): old smokers cabinet

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pullman couch, pullman, couch
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pullman couch, pullman, couch

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sligh furniture-Grand rapids chair co.
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sligh furniture-Grand rapids chair co.

Collectibles-General (Antiques): TABLE IDENTIFICATION
Collectibles-General (Antiques): TABLE IDENTIFICATION

Collectibles-General (Antiques): folding table, tulip poplar, sweet gum
tulip poplar, sweet gum, fireplace screen: this is from the UK. it is simply a convertible folding table much like the card tables made in the 20s and 30s. the wood is oak for the top and sweet gum and tulip poplar for the rest. the felt side would be for gaming cards, dominoes, mahjong...... ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): furniture, mahogany veneer, drawer bottoms
mahogany veneer, drawer bottoms, tulip poplar: from around 1850s, give or take a decade. it is a manufactured piece as was common from the early 1800s. it is flame grain or crotch grain mahogany veneer over pine or tulip poplar. the drawer joints will or should be hand cut dovetails, widely spaced...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): furniture, square nails, small screws
square nails, small screws, wn: it looks like a walnut victorian wn shelf from 1880. however, i need pics of the back, under the bottom shelf, a close up of the back wood and shelf wood the screws will not matter to value, the original nails should have been small and square cut with...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): furniture, mahogany veneer, duncan phyfe
mahogany veneer, duncan phyfe, piece of furniture: 1920-40s mahogany veneer side table. some call these drum tables but i dont like the terminology. style is a mix of duncan phyfe, sheraton, hepplewhite, adams as is normal it is a great table done in a classic style and form. retail in good condition...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): German Schrank, piano hinge, adjustable shelves
piano hinge, adjustable shelves, side doors: You can paint this with out decreasing its value, this is not very old, it was made circa 1960s and it does not have any antique value, I would have to see a close up of the wood grain to tell you what kind of wood it is made from and also a photo of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Globe Wernike Barristers Bookcase, strafford ontario, price insurance
strafford ontario, price insurance, insurance replacement: nice one, good condition, oak from the 1900-1920s. these sell by the section not counting the top and base. your top and base is the better one, it is called an o g base and top. at auction this would sell for 600-750 in shop price would be the same...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gottlieb Pinball Machine, pinball, wood rail
pinball, wood rail, gambling: Hi Julie, Sure, I can help you. From your photo it looks good, one thing to keep in mind is the condition on the back glass, if it not flacking or missing paint that is a very good thing, and the condition of the play field, if the play filed is in good...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gentlemans dresser, bottom drawers, brass knob
bottom drawers, brass knob, cast brass: again the knows could have been oak wood to match the wood of the chest or brass knob, likely wood. the pulls would have been likely stamped brass that would have easily shaped to the curve. cant say much more without a full view picture. 1890-1910...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hall Rack, drip tray, umbrella stand
drip tray, umbrella stand, sheet metal: This is a great hall tree. It is unfortunate it is incomplete. whoever refinished it should have remade the missing elements at that time. it is walnut and walnut veneers made around 1870 and is eastlake victorian in style. complete, it would have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Heyn carousel horse, carousel horse, knock offs
carousel horse, knock offs, knockoffs: I would really have to at least see a photo before knowing for sure. but generally the ears set into holes on top of the head is a pretty good indication that the horse is not authentic. Check my Fakes Database for some examples of Heyn knock-offs. Particularly...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identification of chair, empire revival, sears catalog
empire revival, sears catalog, genuine mahogany: James - Your chair is part of a three or five piece parlor set circa 1890-1910. The style is Empire Revival. The chair is made of birch with a mahogany finish. That is called “simulated mahogany” and was correctly explained in the 1902 Sears catalog as being...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Imperial Grand Rapids Dinning room set with China cabinet, little holes, china cabinet
little holes, china cabinet, fancy writing: the company was started in 1903 in Grand Rapids as says the label. It was bought out in 1952 and closed in 1962. your table and chairs were in the 1930s at the earliest. The hutch or china pictured does not appear to be part of the set although it fits....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): info on table, crotch cut mahogany, Empire Revival
crotch cut mahogany, Empire Revival, fair market value: Bob - Your table is an Empire Revival style table from around the turn of the 20th century. It is made of crotch cut mahogany veneer on the skirt and base. Crotch cut veneer is cut from the intersection of a large branch with the trunk or the intersection...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Juke Box, juke box, high fidelity
juke box, high fidelity, o matic: Hi William, I am not that familiar with jukeboxes, but this machine was from the 1950 s. I have seen that model sell in the 500-1000.00 range. Lower to mid range price collectibles have fallen in price the last couple of years and I would expect that trend...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): john wanamaker desk, john wanamaker, appraisals
john wanamaker, appraisals, desk: I don t give appraisals on this site. If the desk was used by someone special, such as John Wanmaker, it may have some significance to its value if you can document it . The maker of the desk may be another factor to a value. Without a picture or manufacturer,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): KayanEE toy sewing machine, toy sewing machine, wooden spool
toy sewing machine, wooden spool, ebay: Hi Miriam That is a lovely little machine you have. It is good that the machine is complete with it s box, clamp, manual etc. Original boxes and accessories always bump up the value. It also looks like the machine has very little ware so that is also a plus....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): kenchtel homewood table, drop leaf table, waterloo county
drop leaf table, waterloo county, substantial donations: info from web--- Born in Waterloo County, Daniel Knechtel came to Hanover in 1864. Two years later, he began producing handcrafted furniture and in 1874 opened a factory on this site. By using local timber resources and applying the latest techniques...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): LABLE MARKING??, general antiques, time susan
general antiques, time susan, english style: Susan, There are so many manufactures, if your table is not marked it is too difficult to know who made it and find the same manufacture, but the design is a reproduction and you can find many similar tables if you spend the time to look. Sorry I could not...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): library table, walnut veneer, tulip poplar
walnut veneer, tulip poplar, colonial revival: it is from the 1910-1920s. this is usually referred to as a sofa table, they are narrower and longer, the library tables are usually deeper. this style is colonial revival and is done in the william and mary form. retail in a shop it would be priced...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): The little Touch & Sew sewing machine by Singer, sewing maching, sewing table
sewing maching, sewing table, sewing machine: Hi The Singer Touch and Sew in a fairly common machine. A machine by itself is worth $30-$50 depending on condition. However a table model is much more valuable selling in the range of $75-$125 U.S depending on the condition and whether or not a manual and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Macey Barrister Bookcase, globe wernicke, barrister bookcase
globe wernicke, barrister bookcase, leaded glass: Fred - Macey bookcases have an interesting history. Otto Wernicke of Grand Rapids patented the original elastic bookcase around 1892 and produced them in his own plant under the Wernicke name until around 1902. That s when he formed a partnership with Globe...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Marble top chest of drawers, mahogany veneers, chest of drawers
mahogany veneers, chest of drawers, pristine condition: the damage to the surfaces will hold the value at 200$ retail, if it were in pristine condition 850-950. the mahogany veneers and patterns combined with the dark marble makes this a once fine piece. to restore properly would run around 850. it dates...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): makeup desk?, mahogany veneers, lambs tongue
mahogany veneers, lambs tongue, gum woods: it is a dressing table or a console table with great style and form. mahogany veneers and sweet gum woods made in the 20-40s. the shape of the front is a lambs tongue profile. if i were to buy this for resale i would give 150- knowing that i would want...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mirrored dresser, mahogany veneer, glass knobs
mahogany veneer, glass knobs, drawer fronts: you did well, it is from the 1900-1920s. the knobs could have been wood or metal. WSI distributors has some of their drawer hardwars listed by era, might be a good place to start. retail in a shop 4-450 as shown. the wood is likely mahogany veneer. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mothers funiture, fred taylor, jpg files
fred taylor, jpg files, online photo album: Chris - If you can send me some clear digital photos of the sofa and table I will be happy to tell you what I can. You can send clear photos to me as .jpg files at info@furnituredetective.com. (No camera phone or Blackberry photos please.) Please send the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): nursing rocker, sewing rocker, fred taylor
sewing rocker, fred taylor, armless: Don - That type chair is called a nursing rocker or a sewing rocker. The low armless rocker became popular in the late 19th century as a chair devoted entirely to feminine tasks. It was included as a standard part of many late 19th century bedroom suites....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Office desk, serial numer, hand oil
serial numer, hand oil, rear interior: send pics to me at bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to ONE email clear and in focus sized around 800x600 would be the smallest but not much larger include the question in the email front, side rear, interior of drawer cavity, side of drawer...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old sewing machine, miniature sewing machines, montgomery ward catalog
miniature sewing machines, montgomery ward catalog, gold designs: Hi Susan The Little Worker is a lovely antique machine that I seldom get to see. First patented in the United States in April of 1911 the Little Worker was intended as a adults portable. With a cast iron head and nickel plated faceplate, stitchplate and handwheel...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old buffet, quarter sawn oak, tiger oak
quarter sawn oak, tiger oak, oak veneers: It is oak, the drawers and door are quarter sawn oak veneers, some call it tiger oak. the case and frame are solid cut oak. it was made, probably in grand rapids MI, around 1900. the hardware may be original, if so then the nuts on the back of the hardware,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old smokers cabinet, mahogany veneer, sweet gum
mahogany veneer, sweet gum, surface condition: these are not rare but do sell in shops for around 75-125 depending on the structural and surface condition. late 1940s, probably mahogany veneer with sweet gum as the case wood. =========================== sorry that you felt the response was not...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pedestal table, spray varnish, pedestal table
spray varnish, pedestal table, general antiques: I went back and looked a one of the photos you sent that showed the top of the table, and now that I see the bottom, I can tell you for a fact that the top is from a table that was made circa 1940 and the base and the skirting was made circa 1960s. This is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pie crust table, collectible furniture, value measures
collectible furniture, value measures, pie crust: this was made to be painted from the factory. what that implies is that the wood is paint grade. also the paint would have been on bare wood making it near impossible to get all the paint stripped out of the pores of the wood grain. if this was brought...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Piedmont Red Cedar Chest Company, approximate time frame, statesville nc
approximate time frame, statesville nc, cedar chest: i will need a picture. The company was in Statesville, NC. the dates of the company are elusive but i know they were in operation in the early 1900s. I have seen the ads from 1911 an 1909. by the time you send the picture i will have more information...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Possible thimble information, twcny rr, silver thimble
twcny rr, silver thimble, sorry in advance: Hello Anita. It looks like you have a silver thimble that has a gold washed band. It is a size 8. Your picture shows the cartouche which was normally used for engraved names or initials. I can t make out the band pattern, as there isn t enough of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pullman couch, georgian style mansion, villa maria academy
georgian style mansion, villa maria academy, sleeper beds: Esther - The Pullman Couch Co was formed in 1906 when Jacob Schnadig and his brother-in-law Julius Kramer met for lunch in the Pullman building in Chicago. Over lunch they agreed to form a new company to manufacture davenport beds, what we now call convertible...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pie cupboard?, linen cupboard, birch plywood
linen cupboard, birch plywood, insurance value: Helene - From what I can see this is a one of a kind shop project. The doors are made of birch plywood. The frame appears to be a secondary wood, probably gum or poplar. The door hardware is modern recessed brass or brass plated pulls. My opinion is that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pyramid chest?, lingerie chest, quality thanks
lingerie chest, quality thanks, fred taylor: Jen - Based on the extra photos you sent me, your lingerie chest is an oriental import, probably Korean. The odds of you being able to strip it and find good wood are exremely long. The inside of the drawers are unusually rough cut to serve as a lingerie cabinet....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): quartersawn youth school desk, youth desk, home desks
youth desk, home desks, desk chairs: thought i had already responded to this post, must have hit the wrong button........ I have never seen pictures of the interiors of public institutions with these as desks, (schools or office) but that does not mean it was not a desk in a private school....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Removing Mothball Odor From Cedar Chest, lane cedar chest, moth balls
lane cedar chest, moth balls, grit paper: The Lane company was started in 1912 and struggled until it converted to wartime production. it really got going strong after WW1. your chest could not have been manufactured before 1912 and not likely before WW1. Some of the best manufactured furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): restoring a rope bed, rope bed, foot boards
rope bed, foot boards, goose down: you dont want to use the rope if you can avoid it, unless you put it in the guest room where unwelcomed guests stay. i tried using a rope bed 25-30 years ago, it isnt comfortable unless you have several goose down mattresses like huge pillows. are the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking chair, Stickley, Mission
Stickley, Mission: Helene - Calling it a Stickley covers a lot of territory. There were five Stickley brothers and they were all in the furniture business. There was the original Stickley Brothers in New York in the 1890s, Gustave Stickley, Stickley Brothers in Grand Rapids,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking chair age, cane seats, imatation
cane seats, imatation, rocking chair: These types of seats started to be used right at the turn of the century up till the 40s. They were available for years after that in Hardware Stores that sold them as replacements for broken cane seats. I have one I removed years ago from a seat and on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Secretary reproduction or original, mahogany veneer, dark mahogany
mahogany veneer, dark mahogany, tulip poplar: Everything is a reproduction in style. This is from the late 20s-early 40s, there may be a label on the back on it a drawer for the manufacturer, Mattox made a lot of these as did every other decent manufacturer from the 20s-40s. I have bought these from...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Seeburg Select-o-Matic Juke Box, Juke box, seeburg
Juke box, seeburg, slot machine: Hi Keith, If you could give me the model number of this jukebox, I think I could give you a lot of information on it. The model number should be on the serial number tag on the back door maybe. As for repair in your area, sorry but I don t really know anyone...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Singer Sewing Machine 533, singer sewing machine, sewing machines
singer sewing machine, sewing machines, rough estimate: Hi Unfortunately the Singer 533 is a model that doesn t hold much value. I looked around online at websites such as e-bay and craigslist and machines sold for as cheaply as $20-$50 U.S dollars. Singer machines prior to the 1960 s are the ones that are more...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Slat/ladder back chair, rush seat, general antiques
rush seat, general antiques, thick in the middle: these have been made from the colonial times to today. yours is from the 20s-30s. dont get hung up on the term reproduction, everything is a reproduction. some reproductions can be 100 years old some 10 years old. for me, i consider the construction,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sligh Furniture Vanity, queen ann style, cabriole leg
queen ann style, cabriole leg, drawer front: 1900-1920 probably oak underneath the paint but cannot be certain. queen ann would not be wrong, most things with a cabriole leg are called queen ann STYLE, no period. you did well, nice serpentine shaped drawer front and a shaped top, good eye!...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sligh furniture-Grand rapids chair co., scandanavian design, sligh furniture
scandanavian design, sligh furniture, hand drawer: Sligh is still in business and they are the onles who made the piece. this dresser is from the 1970s. the wood appears to be walnut but the picture is not close enough to be certain. in an antique mall or resale store it would be priced retail at 300....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Small Rocker, sewing rocker, terrible shape
sewing rocker, terrible shape, redone: it is a sewing rocker or slipper rocker, nursing rocker works as well but i prefer slipper rocker here. the fabric is well chosen. an in shop price would be around 200-250 which is less that i would think you have invested. was there a label on it anywhere...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sofa?, mahogany color, sweet gum
mahogany color, sweet gum, duncan phyfe: 1920-1940, the wood is either mahogany or sweet gum stained to a mahogany color. with the pictures you said you will send i can determine the wood species. it is a combination of styles; empire, federal, duncan phyfe, hepplewhite, adams, sheraton, chippendale...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): soap dispenser, vending machine, slot machine
vending machine, slot machine, books and manuals: Hi Michelle, Well I found it but nothing is known about it, so it s just called a Mystery right now, # 56 in a line of machines that nothing is known about them so far. That also means that there is no value information available also on it. I ll enclose...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): spool bed, insurance replacement, retail selling
insurance replacement, retail selling, turnings: the wood is walnut, dates from the 1870s. this is better than most. it was done by better factory of craftsman, the form and turnings is much better than most, less rural and more metro. appears that one vertical spindle has been replaced. realistic...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mirror for an antique bedroom set, dye stains, mid 40s
dye stains, mid 40s, general antiques: that area of the country built huge amounts of furniture due to the forests and ease of water transportation through the great lakes and rivers. mirrors. i would not resilver the mirror. either leave it alone and love the charm of the century of age,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): TABLE IDENTIFICATION, colonial revival, hidden leaves
colonial revival, hidden leaves, library table: without a label you will never know the maker. it is factory made in the 1920s. don t get to hung on terminology, everything is a copy and mix of something. the later, the more mixing. generally these are referred to as colonial revival but more accurately...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Table, drop leaf table, general antiques
drop leaf table, general antiques, additional photos: This is the same photo, but I confirm my analysis that I think that this table was made in France circa 1880 to 1890. I hope this answers all of your questions. I would estimate the table to be worth at least $400 dollars, if it was stripped of paint and waxed....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Tea Table, edgar miller, general antiques
edgar miller, general antiques, grain lines: it just doesnt look to be 1700s to me. more 1820-40, nothing that i can put down a definite reason for. the construction is good but the joinery at the legs is not by a master, however, the shape of the legs and foot is very nicely done, as it the shape...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thimble holder/ thimble, gold thimbles, tokens of affection
gold thimbles, tokens of affection, twcny rr: Hello Paul. I would need better pictures of the thimbles along with any description of makers marks, etc on the gold thimbles to be able to give you any kind of information on age or value. Condition affects value, so are there any holes in them when you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Trying to determine year of bedroom set and value, french provencial, bed headboard
french provencial, bed headboard, general antiques: hi thanks for resending the pics hi late 50s-1960s, cherrywood. chest 300-350 dresser 300-350 bed 300-350 side tables 150 each these are realistic retail in shop prices the set is a good...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): trying to identify style / age of wood rocking chair, old rocking chair, wood rocking chair
old rocking chair, wood rocking chair, porch rocker: the wood is oak, it has been refinished. it is a porch rocker in style, probably had cane or oak splints originally as the back and seat. these have been made for decades, this one, based on your description and the way it is made is probably early 60s...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Universal Sewing Machine, antique malls, sewing machine
antique malls, sewing machine, insurance replacement: judging from the cabinet and machine head, this is probably 1960-70. it has no antique value or collectible value. the value will be in the machine and cabinet condition and usability. in resale shops and antique malls, these sell, in good working condition...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Value of Michigan Chair Company circa 1898, michigan chair, kind poster
michigan chair, kind poster, oak rocker: a mission oak rocker. but more accurately it is made in the 1900-1920s. the only way to know about the manufacturer is if there is a label as there were thousands of manufacturers in operation in this country. age is only one factor determining value,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vending 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: Rick, You have a Columbus Model M which was manufactured in the 1930 s. They came with the round or octagon glass globe. The majority have the round globe but the octagon is not rare and doesn t usually sell for a premium. Model M s have been selling...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage fabric for old radios, period fabric, american bosch
period fabric, american bosch, vintage fabric: Bob - You really don t want vintage fabric. It will be too fragile. For a restoration the best thing is vintage looking new fabric. Here is site I have used few times with good success for my customers radios and one of my own. http://www.tubesandmore.com....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage Side Board, approximate value, veneers
approximate value, veneers, veneer: the veneers are ribbon stripe mahogany. the picture is not good enough to determine the rest of the woods. dates from 1920s i cannot see the entire piece (top, morror or not) so i will wait unti lyou send a picture of the entire piece before i venture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vase, jack of all trades, blue crown
jack of all trades, blue crown, vienna austria: Hi Bob. Can you upload photos? I will look at them and if I can steer you in the right direction I ll be happy to, but I am far from a jack of all trades :), so it s a bit of a longshot, but let s try. Upload a good photo or two, including any marking/signatures...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Walnut Bed, renaissance revival, victorian beds
renaissance revival, victorian beds, burl walnut: I have been searching for this post to amend it, finally found it. hope you still have this wonderful bed. old post with amendments; just today i was trying to remember the name of the company that made your table!!!! thanks. this bed is from 1860-1875...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Weigh scale, printing scales, eva weber
printing scales, eva weber, ticket scale: Hi Keith, A friend of mine is looking for a ticket printing scale, and I recalled your question. If you d like to sell it, please contact me at coinoplibrary@comcast.net and I ll connect the two of you. Larry www.coinoplibrary.co...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wooden and leather horse, leather horse, english saddle
leather horse, english saddle, wooden horse: If the workd Philippines is on the one horse, it s probably just a decor piece. Hard to place a value on it since you didn t send a photo. I m familiar with the leather horse. I ve seen lots of them. They re made in Asia and usually sell for $200 when...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Writing Desk, antique mahogany, writing desk
antique mahogany, writing desk, briwax: this is a very nice spinet desk from the 20s. refinishing will only increase value if done PROPERLY by a skilled person that has experience. but you will not increase the value enough to cover the cost of restoration. at my shop i would charge 650-750...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): warped veneer, wet grass, front porch
wet grass, front porch, good shape: One of the ways to try and get it flat again is to place the top on the wet grass real early in the morning. Let the dampness work on the wood and as the sun rises and heats up the wood it may straighten back out. Put weight on the top [bottom]. It may take...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Yellow Submarine Slot Machine, Mills slot machine, sega slot machine
Mills slot machine, sega slot machine, slot machine help: Hi Kelly, I am sorry but I stay away from these, I have never even own one. They were made in Japan and evolved from the Pachinko machines. Most laws in some states consider these new slots. As for value, I see these everywhere selling in and around the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): What year was such piano fabricated?, pierce piano atlas, larry ashley
pierce piano atlas, larry ashley, cabinet grand: Paulo - Thomas Goggant & Bros was the dealer who originally ordered the piano from Emerson. Putting the dealer s name on the piano is called stenciling, a practice from the early 20th century when large dealers were able to request personalized pianos....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Zeno gum machine, Pulver, Ad-Lee
Pulver, Ad-Lee, Columbus Vending Co.: Hey Tony, your machine looks to be in pretty nice condition. Normally these machines sell in the $300-$600 range depending on condition and completeness. If yours has the back door, the lock, and works, I would value it around $500. If you would like to...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): the 1692 salem witch timble, salem witch, thimble
salem witch, thimble, dents: Hello Stef. Many things go into the value of a thimble, so I cannot tell you a figure without seeing a digital picture. Also, can you tell me if there are any holes in it, when you hold it up to the light? Is there any scratchings on the thimble from use?...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1929 Widdicomb Dressing Vanity, widdicomb furniture, general antiques
widdicomb furniture, general antiques, additional photos: putting it on a public auction site means having to deal with shipping which can kill a sale for any piece of any size. 450-650 for shipping most anywhere of any distance. for me, i would go with craigslist again, also in any close by city on craigs list...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1947 waterfall bedroom set, headboard footboard, chest of drawers
headboard footboard, chest of drawers, oval mirror: Bob - Without seeing the set I can t really give you a solid value but sets like that in good condition sell at auction in the $250-$500 range depending on design, veneer, color, etc. Good luck. Fred Taylor www.furnituredetective.com info@furnituredetective.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): American Mutoscope And Biograph Reel, american mutoscope, clam shell
american mutoscope, clam shell, shell models: I am mainly a slot collector so I don t know a lot. I do know that tons of these were made for at least 30 years. The cast iron clam shell models are the most desirable. The theme of the reels affect values. Sporting events of famous people / teams...