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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...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ANTIQUE SOFA, general antiques, arm chairs
general antiques, arm chairs, serafin: The leg in the back is strait and not carved, this could be a sign that this is a reproduction, I need to see close up photos of the underside where you can see the legs. It could be from the early 20th century, so keep on trying to send images, you may have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique cabinet, mahogany veneers, glass door knob
mahogany veneers, glass door knob, briwax: pic is to distant to positively determine the wood, it is either oak or birch, most likely birch stained mahogany with some mahogany veneers. hails from 1910-20. dust and vacuum, then use dark briwax on the entire surfaces. it should take 3-4 hours...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique "car" spring rocking chair, e mail address, antique rocking chair
e mail address, antique rocking chair, ford automobile: it is a very nice story but that is all it is. these were manufactured chairs although I have only seen one other. what does the writing on the casting in the center of the spring say I thought it would have a patent date or/and a manufacturer for the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique card table/dining table, chippendale style, table slides
chippendale style, table slides, cabriole legs: thanks, what else did you want to know about the table? the top is mahogany. the legs are to dark to see. someone has toned the table with a Vandyke brown toner, to hide defects, not a bad thing, a red brown would have been a warmer color. the core...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Library Chair, library chair, antique chair
library chair, antique chair, s library: I need to see close up photos of the leather, the seat of the chair, the underside of the chair, the back of the chair, a side view of he chair and a close up of the carving on the top of the chair. At first view this looks like this is a 19th century Spanish...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Locking chest, mahogany veneers, gum woods
mahogany veneers, gum woods, sweet gum: this cedar chest is from the 20s and is referred to as waterfall furniture because of the frontal curve. walnut veneers, mahogany veneers, sweet gum woods and cedar on the interior. in this great condition, 350 in a shop. should be a mark on the underside...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocker, hue, mahogany
hue, mahogany, birch: your chair is a 1920-1940 reproduction of a braceback windsor rocker. retail in a shop it would be priced at 250. at auction 50-75. the wood is most likely birch stained to the mahogany hue you see. there is likely a brand burned into the underneath...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Roll Top Desk, antique roll top desk, roll top desk
antique roll top desk, roll top desk, oak roll top desk: -----Original Message----- From: laura kennedy [mailto:mohr39@yahoo.com] Sent: Thursday, September 30, 2010 9:02 AM To: bob klein Subject: Re: more pics of desk He man I got the desk from didn t know anything about it. I called a Antique shop and sent...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sewing Machine
Hello Sue, Is this a toy or miniature collectible machine? If so, please attach photographs and full condition report details of your machine. Singer Co. many many different models of miniature or toy machines. If your sewing machine is of the household,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Sofa, general antiques, musch
general antiques, musch, horsehair: I can only see one photo, this site only allows one photo at a time to be uploaded, you will need to send several messages for me to see other photos. This does look to be Eastlake inspired but I need to see more photos of the leg & foot, the back, and a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique sideboard?, antique sideboard, french napoleon
antique sideboard, french napoleon, napoleon iii: The carving detail on the skirt of the sideboard is typical American, I confirm that this is an American made sideboard inspired by the French Napoleon III style made circa 1900. I would value this piece between $250 and $400 dollars if it was to be sold in...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique sofa and chair, colonial revival, sweet gum
colonial revival, sweet gum, style maker: the style was popular in the 30s. but without more pictures of the items, like underneath with the dust cover removed i cannot be certain of the age as this style has been repeated at different times. without a label there is no way to determine the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Wicker Bassinette, antique wicker, 3 generations
antique wicker, 3 generations, jan jan: Jan - At 1940 this would not be considered an antique. It is modern 20th century wicker production. All of the similar pieces I could find that sold at auction sold for below $200, most between $75 and $100. You have to remember that family sentiment has no...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Wicker Rocker, fine wicker furniture, harriett swedberg
fine wicker furniture, harriett swedberg, wicker rocker: Pam - The style of your chair is more consistent with the 1890s than the 1910s. By the 1910s the curly-ques had pretty much disappeared but its hard to argue with patent dates. I couldn t find much information on Metropolitan Chair Co except that it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): age and authentic, furniture consignment store, duncan phyfe style
furniture consignment store, duncan phyfe style, china cabinet: dont get hung up on the word antique . by definition, gubermint definition, an antique is 100, but that varies. use instead the phrase, antiques and or collectibles. the table and chairs shown in the picture is 1940 American made in the sheraton style,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique dining chair seat upholstery, jute webbing, wooden rim
jute webbing, wooden rim, decorative tacks: You are on the right track. I would suggest that instead of webbing strips, us a piece of burlap that will cover the whole area. It would be stronger and a little thinner. Another way which I would probably do, would be to cut a 1/8 or 1/4 thick piece of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique dining table?, mahogany veneers, davenport table
mahogany veneers, davenport table, antique dining table: this is a top of the line davenport table or living room table manufactured in the 1920s. a great find. i wish i were able to do the restoration or you, it would look fantastic!!! in todays language, a sofa table. the base is done in a refectory table...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique measuring set, copper, brass
copper, brass, iron: Hi Nancy I have seen similar used for liquids (milk) as well as for measuring dry goods - the measures would hang on the sides of a large milk jug or a large dry measure. If you send me details (and if possible pictures) of the markings and verifications...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique stick horse with wheels, wooden wheels, general antiques
wooden wheels, general antiques, carousel horses: The company that produces these also produces fake carousel horses, rocking horses and other horse related items. Each of them has a very distinct feature. The heads are all the same. Go to the carousels.com Fakes Database located at: http://carousels.com/fakes/db.php...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique table and chairs, table and chairs, antique table
table and chairs, antique table, water marks: The table looks like it could be American from before 1900 and the chairs are American circa 1900, I need to see photos of the underside of each piece and as many detailed photos if you want me to tell you more. this site allows you to send only one photo...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique wicker baby buggy, oil base paint, antique wicker
oil base paint, antique wicker, baby buggy: I always use an oil base paint on wicker. You should thin the paint so it has the consistency of Wesson Oil. This allows the paint to flow into the weave. If the paint is to thick, it will just clog up the weave and look like the is no weave, just a solid...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): arm chairs, arm chairs, french louis
arm chairs, french louis, old chair: The form of the chair is French Louis 15th style, I need to see close up details of the leg, the carvings on the front lower back and photos of the underside and the back for me to confirm my analysis. I must warn you that this could be a reproduction made...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Barrister antique bookcases, antique bookcases, globe wernicke
antique bookcases, globe wernicke, desk units: Mike - The most frequently seen bookcases are those made by Globe-Wernicke. The best constructed ones are from Macey. However there are dozens of other makers products out there, most second tier efforts of the form. I will be happy to email one of the columns...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bedroom Suite, montoursville pennsylvania, piece bedroom suite
montoursville pennsylvania, piece bedroom suite, wooden casters: all i can find so far is that they were in operation in the 1920s but will find more. they were known for bedroom furniture then got to dining room sets. it had to be small factory as there were only 2000 people living in that town in the 20s. send...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): BOOK CASE ???, tiger oak, glass inserts
tiger oak, glass inserts, main beam: Unfortunately this is not my website, I only answer questions. For me this photo shows me construction techniques and a patina of the wood from the mid 20th century, you did not pay too much money. if this would have been an 19th century antique it would sell...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): BOOK CASE ???, american reproductions, book case
american reproductions, book case, closer look: In old french pieces this extra section on the bottom of the foot would be sometimes carved into a animals hoof, so this is another details that show me this is not old or made in France. Also the back leg is strait, this is typical of American reproductions...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): BOOK CASE ???, crown molding, ornate crown
crown molding, ornate crown, quality piece: Yes, as I mentioned before this is a very good quality piece, in old French pieces the ornate crown on the crown molding was normally carved from a separate piece and either attached to the separate crown molding or a dowel would be used to hold it in place,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): BOOK CASE ???, lacquer finish, new furniture
lacquer finish, new furniture, quality piece: When looking at the patina, look in the corners, that is where you will find the years of wax build up and it is where you can see when someone has added a recent coat of wax. Also look closely at the hardware the screws and hardware are always a telltale...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bedroom set- night stand, mahogany veneers, jones of new york
mahogany veneers, jones of new york, duncan phyfe: it is from 1920-40, a good looking set. mahogany veneers. the stand was not made with the set but at the same time and could have been bought with it. it is good with it. style is Sheraton style, the same with the stand but with a Duncan Phyfe styling...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): brass needle case ALEXANDRA, victorian brass needlecases, paul bowman
victorian brass needlecases, paul bowman, averies: Hello Paul. Your needlecase is described in Victorian Brass Needlecases by Estelle Horowitz and Ruth Mann on pages 87 and 135. Unfortunately, there is no price guide. Since I am not a collector of averies, I am unaware of current values. They do appear...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): brunswick radio, pool table company, old brunswick
pool table company, old brunswick, collendar: Brunswick-Balke-Collendar Co. they were the pool table company too and made phonographs. The radio was made in 1928 by RCA for Brunswick. the cabinet is walnut and burl veneers. not sure if there are manufacturing figures for the Brunswick separate...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Casige Toy sewing machine, toy sewing machine, occupied zone
toy sewing machine, occupied zone, mint condition: Wow that is a beauty that I never get to see. It was made by Casige of Gevelsberg, Germany for Straco. Casige did make machines for other sewing/toy including Pfaff. Casige manufactured this machine shortly after WWII in the British occupied zone of Germany....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Characteristics of Hubner, carousel figure, painted ponies
carousel figure, painted ponies, guide php: The problem is that most carousel companies never kept records so the history of carousel makers was mainly handed down by family. You could try to locate Bill Manns, author of Painted Ponies. I used to have his contact info but sadly I can t find it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chest and rocking horse, lid seal, horse age
lid seal, horse age, blanket chest: the horse looks to be 50-60s the chest 20s. i would say the horse at auction may go high since it is a childs item and sometimes they do go higher that they should. for something you want, 150 for resale or investment 75 the chest, if the condition...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coca-Cola Carousel Horse, carousel horse, iron stand
carousel horse, iron stand, decorative purposes: These are produced at a foundry in Mexico and have nothing to do with Coca Cola or carousels. They were (and still are) made for decorative purposes. The value depends upon the model you have. They sell anywhere from $250 for the smaller model to about...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carousel horse, north tonawanda new york, tonawanda new york
north tonawanda new york, tonawanda new york, herschell: It appears based on your photo to be an Armatage/Herschell horse produced in North Tonawanda, New York around 1895. If it has only 1/2 a body, someone had to have cut it apart in order to display it on a wall. Such a same. By doing this, they have pretty...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): casige toy sewing machine, toy sewing machine, stitch plate
toy sewing machine, stitch plate, throat plate: Hello Betty, Thank you for your query. Does your machine sit on a base of any sort? Example: a square metal base rather than legs? Although you say there is no lettering on the machine, did you check the stitch plate? The metal stitch plates are sometimes...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cedar chest, sweet gum, cedar chest
sweet gum, cedar chest, style number: 1920s, walnut veneers with sweet gum as the case wood, cedar lines. without a label there is no way to determine the manufacturer, there were thousands in operation. the damage and condition will keep the selling price down. to restore i would charge...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cedar chest, revival movement, empire period
revival movement, empire period, colonial revival: Edie - Your solid cedar chest with the copper or brass bands was made in the early 20th century, probably not later than the 1920s. The curved front columns with the rolled under feet are part of a very identifiable style. The style at that time in the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): china hutch/ Sligh Furniture Co., bill payers desk, sligh furniture
bill payers desk, sligh furniture, mahogany veneers: it should be mahogany veneers on the fronts and sides. from the 1940s. keys should be a barrel key rather than a skeleton key. the desk is a plus but the condition is a minus. if this were in pristine condition with the original or proper hardware, and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): coca cola thimble, thimble collectors, glass thimble
thimble collectors, glass thimble, coke collectors: Hello Jessica. They thimble you describe is contemporary (not old) and was mass produced, meaning there is not a big demand for it. It is cross collectible as both thimble collectors and Coke collectors may be intersted in it. However, they appear regularly...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): craftsman rocker, quarter sawn oak, craftsman style
quarter sawn oak, craftsman style, retail selling: you will never know the manufacturer without a label. there were thousands of manufacturers in operation when this was made. 1900-1920. it is oak, quarter sawn oak. it is craftsman style, arts and crafts or mission. all terms are correct. retail selling...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Desk?, desk drawers, general antiques
desk drawers, general antiques, reproduction pieces: Yes, when they make reproductions they sometimes go to great efforts to make it look old or they just use craftsmen to make it look handmade, but these types of tables were originally made in walnut and yours was made in Pine, the wood has been stained with...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Drexel Drawers - Antique?, chest drawers, furniture style
chest drawers, furniture style, insurance replacement: the pieces were made in large numbers in the 1950s. the style is a variation of French provincial and most were painted, yours, however have some of the best painted decoration I have seen on this style, it does not look to be a decal as many are. because...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Eastlake Table?
doesnt matter if the carvings are done by hand or machine. whoever told you it does is lacking in complete education on furniture and furniture history. they should have said it is incise carving done as on eastlake victorian furniture. it has a combination...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Function of Jackpot for Revamp Mills, Mills, Antique Slot Machine
Mills, Antique Slot Machine, Pace: Mike: I think you emailed me at my personal website. I read it while I was out of town but didn t have a chance to respond and then I couldn t find the email. You have Pace revamp of a relatively early Mills slot machine. The easiest way to see...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Furniture
the condition of the surfaces is not the best. I see veneer damage which is not something a novice can repair sucessfully or easily. that hurts resale value. as is figure 200 each for the bed vanity, dresser, chests and 50 for the table. in my shop it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Furniture Company, glass sliding doors, china cabinet
glass sliding doors, china cabinet, furniture company: send pictures to me at bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to one email pic of label full shot of each item close of the wood grain hw could be from any number of companies so the label pic and overall pics are important--in focus please. and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Characteristics of Hubner, noel barrett, antiques auctions
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Characteristics of Hubner, noel barrett, antiques auctions, toy auction

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coca-Cola Carousel Horse, metal horses, coca cola
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coca-Cola Carousel Horse, metal horses, coca cola

Collectibles-General (Antiques): fred roberts pottery ?, howard sts, fred roberts
Collectibles-General (Antiques): fred roberts pottery ?, howard sts, fred roberts, roberts co

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hershey Trade Stimulator, hershey
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hershey Trade Stimulator, hershey

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Child School desk, seating co, drawing board
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Child School desk, seating co, drawing board, prototype

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pierced carved chair, game tables, furniture
Collectibles-General (Antiques): pierced carved chair, game tables, furniture

Collectibles-General (Antiques): fred roberts pottery ?
Fred Roberts Co was a major importer based in San Francisco, they are no longer in business. Their items were mostly sold in dime stores such as Woolworths. I doubt your items have much value. You might try an antique shop and see if they have any interest...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): my Great Grandmother's Irish dropleaf table, northern alberta canada, general antiques
northern alberta canada, general antiques, great grandmother: This is a very standard table, there is nothing special that would be able to tell who made this but I am 90% sure this was made circa 1900. I see that this table has already been restored so, and it is not a valuable table so it would only increase the value...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hershey Trade Stimulator, hershey candy, gum ball
hershey candy, gum ball, trade stimulator: Hi Gary, I have seen pictures of this machine before but have been unable to find any info on it. From the look of it, I would guess it is from 1950 s to early 60 s. I agree that paying a nickel for a chance to win a 5-10 cent candy bar is not good...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Heywood Bros & Co. bentwood chair, Heywood Brothers
Heywood Brothers: Jo Anne - The family chair business of the Heywood brothers was incorporated in 1861 as Heywood Brothers & Co. In the 1880s they embarked on a major expansion plan that included the west coast and Chicago. In 1897 the company merged with the Wakefield Rattan...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hickory Mfg Co Bedroom Set, mahogany veneer, mahogany color
mahogany veneer, mahogany color, antique mahogany: trying to repair and touchup the damage shown is best not attempted by the unskilled. what I would recommend is using briwax paste furniture wax in the antique mahogany color. this will give some color to the light areas but will not make them disappear....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): hand carved chair, old man winter, savonarola chair
old man winter, savonarola chair, winter face: it is a machine made savonarola chair made around 1920 with the old man winter face. cant tell the wood in the pic but many are birch stained to mahogany or if refinished the color is often left as shown in your picture. these sell in shops at 350-450...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): hard rock maple rocking chair, stone chairs, colonial revival
stone chairs, colonial revival, rock maple: Sherry - Most Nichols & Stone chairs are 20th century Colonial Revival reproductions and sell at auction today for about the same or slightly less than what you paid for it in 1973. Fred Taylor www.furnituredetective.com info@furnituredetective.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): help to identifiy these ladder back chairs, mid 1970s, turnings
mid 1970s, turnings, two chairs: these are manufactured chairs, without a label or branding there is no way to tell which company or which country. they appear from the turnings to be better than average but since so many were and are being made accuracy of the dating is difficult. from...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jenny Lind double bed, dresser and dressing table, jenny lind bed, dressing table
jenny lind bed, dressing table, fred taylor: William - Email me at info@furnituredetective.com with your email address and I will send you the photos. Also include some photos of your bed. I will send you a copy of one of my recent Common Sense Antiques columns about Jenny Lind beds titled Jenny Didn...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Keys, gum machines, gum machine
gum machines, gum machine: Mills Gum machines used Mills own keys exclusively. These keys have the cuts in the center of the key, not on the outside edges. I don t know anyone who can cut Mills keys, let alone know which key would be correct for your machine. Sorry I couldn t help you...

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): Lindstrom, composition dolls, colourful flowers
composition dolls, colourful flowers, toy sewing machine: This particular machine is one of my favourites! It is a very interesting piece of American history. Made by the Lindstrom Toy %26 Tool Company of Bridgeport, Connecticut the Little Miss showed up on the market in the early 1930 s. If you look closely at...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Linen Press, silicone oil, linen press
silicone oil, linen press, mineral spirits: I doubt they used wax, auction houses use a non drying oil that contains mineral oil and silicone oil since they only need it to be shiny for a day or so. use mineral spirits to clean it up then wax or just wax alone. ask them for the missing shelf and back...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): large mahogany dining suite, admiral george dewey, glass china cabinet
admiral george dewey, glass china cabinet, spanish american war: horner will have a paper label. send more pics to my email bobklein1@cox.net clear in focus jpg files as attachments to ONE email show full shots and detail shots shots of the lower sections, upper sections underneath the table, underneath of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany China Cabinet, genuine mahogany, china cabinet
genuine mahogany, china cabinet, bubble glass: Mahogany Association Inc was a trade group not the manufacturer. The number is the number assigned to the manufacturer. To qualify the furnitures stuctural pieces and veneer had to be genuine mahogany. Look a little closer to find the manufacturers name...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Marking on Imperial Gallon Copper Jug, copper, brass
copper, brass, iron: Hi Shay LCC are the initials for London County Council; 523 was a UV (identification) number first issued to LCC in 1890; the initials GR would be the initials of George V (1910-36) or George VI (1936-52) and the number 11 most likely represents an inspection...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mason jar, mason jar, mason jars
mason jar, mason jars, gallon jar: Hi, I have looked for more information on your jar and found a website that includes some pictures. Without seeing your jar it is hard to give a valuation or date, but it is from approximately 1909 to 1920. Here is a link with some pictures and info on your...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mason jar, mason jar, gallon jar
mason jar, gallon jar, gallon size: Thank-you for your question! Your jar is called a reproduction jar and was made recently. Due to the popularity of the older Mason 1858 jars, reproduction jars were made so that people who can food today could have jars that had a similar look to the jars...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): New Haven wheelchair, new haven ct, schiffer publishing
new haven ct, schiffer publishing, folding chair: Lisa - New Haven Folding Chair Cop. was located at 552 State St, New Haven, CT in the late 19th century. A chair very similar to yours from New Haven is illustrated on pages 225 and 226 of Furniture Made in America 1875-1905 by Swedberg, Schiffer Publishing....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Chair, heraldic shield, best guess
heraldic shield, best guess, oak chair: This is a reproduction of an Italian 17th century chair, it looks like it could be a 19th century or a 20th century version, but I need to see more detailed photos to give you a real analysis. Please send me a close up photo of the back of the front carved...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Child School desk, fowler company, school desk
fowler company, school desk, seating co: i will do some checking but for now think about this. the first says made by which means they are a manufacturer. the second-yours- says only empire seating it is most likely that it was made by fowler but was bought by and sold by empire seating....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Mahogany Corner Cabinet, barn lumber, tongue and groove
barn lumber, tongue and groove, hunting ground: from the picture I would not think it had much age, post ww2, late 40s. style and hardware just don’t look right to be earlier. but it is a well done item, one that I would buy for resale if the price were right. ebert was a good company. looks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old nursing rocker, mellow glow, style material
mellow glow, style material, age style: the dark wont go away without special treatment so i would just leave it as a badge of honor. USE NO OILS briwax in a color like dark oak or brown oak will be all that is necessary. it does not appear there is any coating on the chair, it may have worn...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Rocker Recliner Chair, old rocking chair, rocker recliner
old rocking chair, rocker recliner, recliner chair: the style is eastlake victorian made around 1890. check to see if there are any markings on teh hardware. this is unusual, retail as is in a shop, 350. restored 650, cost of restoration 450 plus upholstery 350. it will clean up nicely with briwax...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old rocking chair, old rocking chair, herringbone pattern
old rocking chair, herringbone pattern, metal arm: it is a manufactured item probably from the 40s, maybe 30s. the seat is a cane with a herringbone pattern, probably original. looks like someone recoated the chair with shellac which is fine. wood looks like cherry and tulip poplar. give it a light sanding...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old table- Antique, duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer
duncan phyfe style, mahogany veneer, craddock dependable furniture: to comment on the hidden box i would have to see a pic of it. the table is mahogany veneer on the top. solid mahogany on the legs. i cannot see the wood in the column. generally the base is sweet gum stained to mahogany color. it was manufactured...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old british penny arcade machine, Roovers, Caille
Roovers, Caille, Pulver: Hey Debbie, I should be able to help you, but would really need to see a picture of the machine. There were a ton of British machines brought over, so it is hard to tell from the description which one it is. Please send a picture to n2coinop@aol.com, and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old cigar/smoking stand, cigar holders, sheet copper
cigar holders, sheet copper, cigar smoking: You can t. They stopped making parts for 100 year old pieces 80 years ago, Contrary to popular belief, there is no store out there selling parts for old items. If your missing some of the liner pieces, you can get sheet copper or brass and make them yourself....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Two old thimbles
Hello Leigh. I would need to see good digital pictures to tell you anything about the first thimble. From your description of the second thimble, it sounds like it might be an aluminum advertising thimble. If the Purity thimble is in mint condition (not...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Painted piece, tulip poplar, sweet gum
tulip poplar, sweet gum, tenessee: it is a 1920s, American manufactured piece. The wood on the exterior will be walnut veneers, the grain will be as the interior of the door, which is also walmut veneer. the case wood will be sweet gum and/or tulip poplar. it is made in the english william...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pierced carved chair, belter, game tables
belter, game tables, 1860s: what a great chair. certainly not J H Belter but so what. 1860s, walnut, rococo, I assume it is in great condition, I see no repairs, a bit of shrinkage which we would expect and want. the pictures say wax me! the back left looks like it may have gotten...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Question about antique table, colonial revival, four leaves
colonial revival, four leaves, time dealers: Sharon - First understand that your table is not an antique by most definitons. It is a Colonial Revival reproduction of a Chippendale fold over game table. It was probably made in the 1940s but maybe as early as the 1930s. The form was popular during the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Restoring Pair of Old Chairs, salvation army thrift store, fibre rush
salvation army thrift store, fibre rush, salvation army thrift: As far as the wood part of the chairs goes, you can touch up any worn places with a matching stain, then apply a clear top coat. The seats are probably Fibre Rush which is a twisted paper material. You can t apply water to this with the exception of cleaning...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Roll-A-Top Slotmachine, 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: Rocky, The Watling Bird of Paradise has been reproduced. Do you know if yours is an original? The value is much higher for an original than the reproduction. Condition is also an important factor with antique slot machines. Can you email me pictures?...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Roll top desk drawer, roll top desk, pigeon hole
roll top desk, pigeon hole, sweet gum: all pigeon hole drawers were opened at the back. looks like a great desk, it is not often that all the drawers are present and even so it was the better desks that had these drawers. they were cut this way for convenience an ease of use. there is one...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): regency sofa
none of the pictures are very clear but the sofa is from the 1920-1940s. it may be mahogany, that would be customary although some are done in sweet gum and stained to mahogany. the style is a federal style, classic and timeless, more formal and a desirable...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rocking chair, rear legs, seat front
rear legs, seat front, back bottom: send pics of the chair to me at bobklein1@cox.net clear and in focus under seat front back bottom of rockers front of rockers where rockers fit into front and rear legs under seat area where rungs fit into the front legs and rear legs include...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rope beds, rope beds, furniture history
rope beds, furniture history, attachment system: Nancy - While rope beds are interesting from a furniture history point of view they are not very practical and some of them are crudely made while others are quite nice. Most seen on the market today are from the mid to late 19th century and sell at auction...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): S Bent & Bro Chair, unfortunate thing, comb
unfortunate thing, comb, windsor: the chair is a well made reproduction of a merging of a brace aback windsor and a comb back windsor. the company was established in 1867. the chair is a mid to late 20th cent piece. single chairs of this style bring little. 100 retail in a shop. the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Saginaw Bedroom Set, chippendale style, upholstered bench
chippendale style, upholstered bench, insurance replacement: fantastic set. chinese chippendale style and top of the line. condition looks super. a fair market value in a shop; chest 800 bed 800 stand 450 vanity 950 mirror 450 bench 350 this is a fair and normal realistic number. pricing in a high end...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Singer Antique Featherweight, antique sewing machine, case machine
antique sewing machine, case machine, featherweight singer: Hi Sue The first thing I will have you do is turn your machine over and tell me the serial number. The serial number should start with two letters and then six numbers. The serial number is important when valuing Featherweight s because it can not only tell...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Singer child's sewing machine, singer sewing machine model, singer sewing machine
singer sewing machine model, singer sewing machine, cardboard boxes: Now this is a nice machine and the case looks great too. From what I can see the machine is complete. The condition is great and the manual, table clamp and carry case are all present. I would place a value of $150-$200 U.S dollars on the machine. This one...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Singer Featherlight, singer featherweight, excellent condition
singer featherweight, excellent condition, jana: Hi Jana Your Featherweight is a mid 1952 model. In excellent condition with a good case, attachments and manual I would value the machine in the $350-$400 U.S dollars range. If put up for sale it could possibly fetch more especially if sold before Christmas...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Sofa, napoleon iii, head rest
napoleon iii, head rest, craigslist: The form of the sofa is Napoleon III and it has Louis 15th styled details, it could be French or Italian but I need to see close up details of the leg, the carvings on the head rest and photos of the underside and the back for me to confirm my analysis. I...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Standard Sewing Machine, trade literature, sewing machines
trade literature, sewing machines, sewing machine: Hello Alaina, If you look back into my Q & A files, you will find various links that might be of assistance to you. Here are some: http://www.ismacs.net/home.html http://www.thetreadlersvillage.com/standardsewingmachinecatalogmariann.html http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/Trade-Literature/Sewing-Machines/...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sofa and chair, old furniture, pea green
old furniture, pea green, settee: i did not explain well. what I would like is a pic of the back of the chair carving. back of the carving itself not the back of the chair. the green loveseat looks to be 1880s but I need a close up of the wood to make sure it is walnut. if it is mahogany...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): spool cabinet, general antiques, wooden doors
general antiques, wooden doors, brass rod: Hi Gene, These spool cabinets never ever had a cloth curtain. They came with glass fronts, tambour fronts, and sometimes even wooden doors. If your cabinet has no evidence of any of these, then perhaps it never came with a front. Do you think that the rod...

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: get some cheap calipers and check the round. just adjust them to fit in any location then rotate them in the smae plane and determine how much difference there is then let me know. when examining older pieces this is a very good tool to help determine age...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): thimbles, twcny rr, dolars
twcny rr, dolars: Hello LeeAnn. I need to see a picture of the thimble before I can provide any information. You can attach it to this forum or send it to me at bacchino@twcny.rr.com. Please make sure the digital pictures are clear. Multiple views would also be helpful....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): how to thread, betsy ross, sewing machine
betsy ross, sewing machine, little mother: Hello Ed, The only threading instructions I have for a toy machine is: The Betsy Ross. I also have a manual for the Kayanee machine. I am happy to forward these to you if you think they might be of help to you. Please send me an email request to: xtahoeviews@yahoo.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Value, mahogany veneer, genuine mahogany
mahogany veneer, genuine mahogany, drawer fronts: it is either a bedside table hat was part of a set or it is a sofa side table, part of a pair. made in 1920-40. mahogany veneer drawer fronts and top, with the mah ass number, it is mahogany for the rest as well. the condition is weak so the price would...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Virginia House Sideboard, minor restoration, species identification
minor restoration, species identification, sideboard: you will need to send more pics to me as jpg files attached to ONE email. bobklein1@cox.net rear view side of a drawer where the side meets the front close of the wood for species identification underneath the drawer and underneath the piece clear...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wardrobe, inheritence, antique shop
inheritence, antique shop, wardrobe: Can you please send me a photo of the back, the door handles and the inside, this wardrobe looks like it is American made from the 1930s to the 1940s, but I need to see more photos to confirm my analysis. In the worst case, it is worth around $150 to $200...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): White Furniture Co. antique vanity, tulip poplar, sweet gum
tulip poplar, sweet gum, glass mirror: wood looks to be sweet gum and tulip poplar. date it around 1960, there will be a date on the back of the glass mirror. this is a higher style than most of this form, a good one with a nicely done well. the condition of the top and other surfaces will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1976 Gottlieb Surf Champ 4 player pinball machine, pinball, gameroom
pinball, gameroom, slots: Hi Laurel, Your Surf Champ as a average condition working value of $626.00 as of 2010 in the value guide. They produced 1,070 of this four player game in 1976. Hope this answers all your questions but remember this is a guide value as there is no blue book...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 4 Thonet Chairs, thonet chairs, general antiques
thonet chairs, general antiques, metal brace: This is a great photo exactly what I was looking for, you chair is mass produced but this one was made circa 1900, it is only worth around $60 dollars because there were hundreds of thousands made and in this economy you will be lucky to get $40 dollars for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 42" round table, tom leaves, factory numbers
tom leaves, factory numbers, hitchock: leaves will have to be made, make sure it is made by someone who knows about old oieces so they will pick the correct oak (white oak not red oak) with the appropriate grain. decide if you want aprons on the leaves. the leaves will have to be colored and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Americanna style chair with carved face., african american boys, vintage chair
african american boys, vintage chair, general antiques: This is a American made hall chair made between 1940 and 1955, it was inspired by the design of the typical 19th Century English hall chair that would have had a heraldic blazon in the center of the back of the chair. The chair is not an antique but would...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Dining Room Set, victorian flair, wooden knobs
victorian flair, wooden knobs, colonial revival: exact style is indeterminable. these fine sets are a combination of styles. carolean, jacobean, victorian flair. best reference is jacobean, best era call is colonial revival era. the wood is generally oak. they ae made in many variations and in many...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Loveseat & Chair, velvet upholstery, mahogany color
velvet upholstery, mahogany color, fancy furniture: Unfortunately the seller was misinformed as to the age. Actually you are better off with it being from the 20s. it is a more desirable form, better constructed, more stylish as the style is the culmination of all the years and innovations up to its birth....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Mirror, mirror manufacturer, antique mirror
mirror manufacturer, antique mirror, particle board: I need to see a photo of the mirror, it looks like a particle board back if it was made in the 1950 and is a reproduction of a older style it will not be much at all, It is a Mid century mirror made by a important named designer it will have increased in value....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique sofa, empire revival, empire sofa
empire revival, empire sofa, empire period: it is American made. might be empire period but I question the victorian style carving at the top crest. empire period is around 1820-1850. victorian later. these fine pieces like this were also made as revival pieces---fancy folks say, second or third...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Victorian Sofa, victorian sofa, colonial revival
victorian sofa, colonial revival, good furniture: although a very nice sofa, unless these are of superior quality and decoration they just do not bring much money. as to money, it doesnt matter if they are 1880 or 1920 they tend to bring the same. whoever buys these is cognizant of the fact that upholstery...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Arcade Games Available, Arcade games, slot machines
Arcade games, slot machines, pinball: Hi Greg, Some good old arcade games here! Now that your list is displayed here if I get some response on them I ll let you know and maybe this will help you with some interested people. You can also put a free add on my Web site if you like, it s at http://www.coinslots.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Arthur Anderson Horses & Savage Ostrich, carousel collectibles, arthur anderson
carousel collectibles, arthur anderson, ostriches: It s difficult to put values on carousel collectibles these days because the market is all but dead. As a guide, I would say maybe up to $2,000 each. That would apply to horses and ostriches. I know of someone who recently purchased a 2 seat Savage Ostrich...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique bed/hardware, wooden dowels, holes in the head
wooden dowels, holes in the head, bed bolts: that method of attachment method was first used in the late 1700s into the early 1800s. it is the best method i know of. it was used again in the beginning of the 1900s although modified a bit. your bed is 1900-1920. the bolt screws into a captured square...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique clock and mirror, ansonia clock co, kitchen clock
ansonia clock co, kitchen clock, antique clock: This is oak and is referred to as a kitchen gingerbread clock. retail these bring 150-200 in good running condition. Thousands were made but they are collectible, especially when in good condition and all original. Made around 1900. The last one i bought...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique couch/chair sets, french louis, chair sets
french louis, chair sets, upholsterer: This looks like an American made reproduction/version of a French louis 15th style sofa, please send me close up photos of the wood carvings, the underside of the sofa and a close up of the foot of the settee and the back leg and I will try to help you....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique platform rocking chair, general antiques, bottom coil
general antiques, bottom coil, coil springs: This is an American made rocker made circa 1900, it was mass produced and if it is in perfect condition it will be worth between $100 to $200 dollars maximum. If there is no stamp it is impossible to know who could have made this, I have seen this type of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique scales, antique scales, measures inspectors
antique scales, measures inspectors, weights measures: Hi Alan, The lead seal was affixed to both British and American scales and balances so that Weights & Measures Inspectors, when they tested the scales for accuracy, could stamp them as passed. In Britain inspectors used the seal of the Monarchy that was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique wicker baby buggy, wicker buggy wheels, wicker baby buggy
wicker buggy wheels, wicker baby buggy, how-to replace rubber on wicker buggy wheels : Hi Carol, Having the rubber cracking and falling off of the old antique buggy wheels is a very common problem. Just to be clear here, are you speaking about the wire that ran through the rubber hose-like tire that was on the rims, when you say you still...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): appraisal, fred taylor, jpg files
fred taylor, jpg files, sideboard: Mary - If you can send me some clear digital photos of the sideboard 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 photos...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): armchair, gargoyles and grotesques, greek and roman mythology
gargoyles and grotesques, greek and roman mythology, gothic legends: Robin - That style chair is called a “face chair.” Figures in the back of a chair were very popular in the late 19th and early 20th century. There were many German woodworkers in America at the time and some of the figures came from Black Forest mythology....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): auction items, school desks, mid 1930s
school desks, mid 1930s, touch ups: hi http://digicoll.library.wisc.edu/cgi-bin/WI/WI-idx?type=div&did=WI.ShePhoenix.i0002&isize=M Phoenix was in business from 1875 to the mid 1930s--the chair is from the 20s-30s. never seen one with the metal trya, great find. school desks i know...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): B L Marble Chair, windows photo, little walnut
windows photo, little walnut, patent number: Paul - Here is some history on the B. L. Marble Chair Co. http://www.bedfordohiohistory.org/build/marble.php Your chair was probably made during the Depression era of the 1930s. Patent number 1,914,204 was issued in 1933 but it also could have been used...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally's 25 cent Slot Machine model 1091-H, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi leslie, It s always a hard question, I see them sell from 500.00 to 850.00 right now, in a retail location it could bring a little more but times are not good right now and that seams to be the average going price for one of this type Bally Slot Machines....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally 873 reel tape layout, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi Herbie, Not all Bally model 873 s are the same. It could look completely different and still be a model 873. They used different games in the model 873 cabinet, if you look at your model number on the serial number tag under the handle, you might see...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally Circus Pinball Machine, pinball, gameroom
pinball, gameroom, slots: Hi Teresa, It s a good thing that you were able to provide a photo of it, because Bally made two Circus pinball machines. One was made in 1957 and the other, your model was made in 1973. It first rolled of the assembly line in November of 1973 and Bally...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally pin ball machine, pin ball machine, pinball machine
pin ball machine, pinball machine, good shape: Bonita, If you look on the right side of the top cabinet there is a lock. If you turn that to the side you can lift and remove the painted backglass. Then loosen the two screws on the right and swing the inside door open. Looking straight inside there is...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Barnes Deli Scale, st paul minnesota, ozmun
st paul minnesota, ozmun, ceramic plate: Hi Geoffrey, Barnes Scale Co was in business from 1920-1949 manufacturing computing, coin operated, counting and counter scales in Detroit, Michigan. Farwell, Ozmun, Kirk was a large Hardware company in St Paul where they were most likely retailing your...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): BEDROOM FURNITURE, furniture co, furniture company
furniture co, furniture company, bedroom furniture: This looks like a American made mass produced reproduction made circa 1960 s I would need to see a photo of the back of the chest, and a close up of the leg to confirm my analysis and give you a value. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/White_Furniture_Compan...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bell Fruit Gum 25 Cent Slot Machine, Mills slot machine, buckley slot machine
Mills slot machine, buckley slot machine, slots: Hi Noah, Nice to find something like this while just digging around in a old dark corners. It s not a 1910 slot machine, that was the date you find on the real strips and that date is a copyright date for all mills real strips, you can even see that date...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Birdseye Maple (veneer) b/r set, maple veneer, jpg files
maple veneer, jpg files, bedroom furniture: the repairs you describe would cost around 400-500 to correct. figure on the chest, the only piece i have a picture of a retail in shop price of 350-400. i cannot comment on what i cannot see. send pics of the remaining pieces you can send the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally#837 slot, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi again Cris...01-08-2011 I found a payout relay, and also a handle mechanism and a transformer. I ll post a photo of the payout relay here if this site will let me. If interested and this is what your looking for you need to write me at my e-mail address...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally nickel slot machine, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi there Jaclyn, Thank you for providing good information on this machine. I ll attach some information as a photo to this answer just to make sure we have the right machine. It is possible that you could have a little different game in you machine as Bally...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally slot machine #837 windsor castle, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi Chris, Bally slot machine #837 Windsor castle? This must be a UK game as I haven t seen one like it here in the U.S.? Anyway is must still be a model 837 Bally right? Most of the regular wiring in a Bally slot machine use s Molex plugs. If you have the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cebco hot nut machine, hot nut vendor, gumball machine
hot nut vendor, gumball machine, slot machine: Hi Edward, Your Cebco double hot nut vendor with cup holder was made in 1930, and looks to be a wonderful machine with everything to offer. I have a value for it but it is a value from about 1995 to 97, and that value is listed as $225.00. This is a guide...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chairs, wakefield company, heywood wakefield
wakefield company, heywood wakefield, quarter sawn white oak: Kathy - Your chairs were made between 1897, when Heywood Brothers and Wakefield Rattan combined to form Heywood Brothers & Wakefield, and 1921 when the name was changed to simply Heywood-Wakefield. They probably are circa 1910-1915. The wood is quarter sawn...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chandelier Hot air balloon Post, hot air balloon, vintage dealers
hot air balloon, vintage dealers, chandelier: I can not tell you who makes them, It would require me to go do research, I just see them around at interior design retail stores and the vintage dealers in Paris, I do know that both France and Italy have manufactures. If Would you be interested in me sending...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chest of drawers in New England, chest of drawers, sweet gum
chest of drawers, sweet gum, metal tabs: it is a basic cottage chest of sweet gum wood from around 1920. probably will need gluing and some drawer work in the runners. case is probably loose as well. these were made to be used. hardware is easy to get, vandykes or wsi distributors. ============================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chicago Dynamics Inc - casino pinball machine, pinball, slot machine
pinball, slot machine, manuals: Hi Jim, Good question, I talked to a friend of mind who does the pinball repairs here. He told me that to have a pin like this gone through so it was almost like new, he would charge from 750.00 to 800.00 for complete mechanical/electrail restoration. However...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cocktail Table, cocktail table, horseshoe shape
cocktail table, horseshoe shape, guilding: 1940 vintage. if it is stickley it would say so underneath. without a label there is no way to determine the manufacturer. there were thousancs of manufacturers in operation. there is one at a shop up the street from me in excellent condition priced...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coin operated electronic scale, calories per day, ideal weight based on height
calories per day, ideal weight based on height, electronic coin: Hi Mike, I ll post this here just in case someone has one and reads your request here. I don t do scales but if someone writes me and has one for sale I ll get in touch with you on it. There is an allexpert scale expert here on this site, Bill and Jan Bering...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cushman Colonial Armchair, north bennington vermont, general antiques
north bennington vermont, general antiques, vermont historical society: Here is a link to the history of the Cushman furniture company: http://www.thisisvermont.com/storycushman.html Your chair looks like it could have been made from the 1933 furniture collection, if you contact the North Bennington Vermont historical society...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): canadian computing scale, mergers and acquisitions, canadian computing
mergers and acquisitions, canadian computing, computing tabulating recording co: Hi Stan, The Computing Scale Co. was incorporated in 1891 in Detroit, Michigan. In 1900 Dayton Moneyweight Scale Company and Detroit Automatic Scale Company were acquired by Computing Scale Company. By 1912 the company, with offices in Dayton, Detroit...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chair, general antiques, french louis
general antiques, french louis, french officers: This does look like it is from the 1920s, to confirm my analysis I would need to see the screws that are holding the corner together, it looks like the chair was refinished that is what threw me off, It also looks like all the stuffing was replaced, is that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chair caning and re-glueing the chair rounds, chair caning instructions, Cathryn's chair caning on eHow.com
chair caning instructions, Cathryn's chair caning on eHow.com, chair caning classes: Hi Irvin, Sorry to hear that your chairs are all coming unglued and the caning needs to be rewoven. I m happy to advise you about the caning, but am not a woodworker and can t give you any advice about reglueing the chairs. But you can do an Internet search...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dating old copper one gallon jug, diamond marks, gallon jug
diamond marks, gallon jug, american measures: Hi Chris Your jug is likely a measure (I would need to see a picture to confirm this). The ER mark represents Queen Elizabeth which would date the measure from 1952 onwards. The number 6 is the mark for Birmingham - possibly where the measure was made...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Daval Marvel Trade Stimulator, trade stimalators, slots
trade stimalators, slots, slot machine: Hi Dennis, Good question, well these are called trade stimulator s, their called that because that was their intended calling in life, to stimulate trade and take your coins in the process. These were a small counter game that might of been located on a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Dresser, descriptive phrase, briwax
descriptive phrase, briwax, restorers: good piece. walnut and walnut veneers. knapp joint or scalloped and pegged, although the descriptive pin and cove is a wonderfully descriptive phrase!! these joints were used between 1875 and 1900 when the machine cut dovetailing came into use. the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Drinking cup sized silver Thimble, silver thimble, jigger
silver thimble, jigger, antique store: Hello Mara. Your jigger or thimble full was made by Sheffield in England. It is silverplate. Since this item was made for the tourist trade, they are not rare. You may be able to find more information on this item by researching the company. Hope...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Duncan Phyfe sofa, duncan phyfe sofa, 18th century furniture
duncan phyfe sofa, 18th century furniture, duncan phyfe style: Please send me a photo of one of the sofas that you are interested in and I will try to help you determine if it is a good value, it is true the prices are all over the place because the Duncan Phyfe style sofa has been reproduced for more than 200 years,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dinning table, furniture wax, general antiques
furniture wax, general antiques, good furniture: At first glance this looks like a French Breakfast table made circa 1890 to 1900, It is made of French oak and was probably made in a small furniture factory that was started in the industrial age boom in Europe. It is a very well made table and should be...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): eastlake cabinet, mold, paint
mold, paint, legs: it exhibits eastlake style in the incise carving. paint is never sanded off, it is stripped off with paint stripper. not the paste type, it is troublesome, take it to someone that will strip it for you, probably cost 100 to strip. as to restore or not....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Fairbanks Doctor's Scale, exact age, berning
exact age, berning, ebay: Hi Will, Fairbanks manufactured Doctor s scales like yours for many years making it almost impossible to find the exact age of yours without a serial number. The serial number should be located on the beam and we may be able to get the age of it from that....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Fairbanks Doctor scale, doctor scale, berning
doctor scale, berning, crawl space: Hi Neal, Please send a photo of the complete scale to us at i-weigh-u@comcast.net. We have a parts scale but Fairbanks manufactured several different styles of doctor s scales and we need to see what you have to know if we can help. Thanks, Weigh...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Fairbanks Morse scale, fairbanks morse, platform scale
fairbanks morse, platform scale, berning: Hi Carol, We believe the number 493195 is a serial number rather than a model number as model numbers were generally much smaller. Based on the serial number 493195 your friend s platform scale was manufactured by the company between 1876 and 1912. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Fairbanks platform scale, fairbanks scale, brass bars
fairbanks scale, brass bars, vertical beam: Hi Steve, Based on the serial number you provided, F35702, your scale was manufactured between April of 1925 and September 1928. The slotted counterweights should fit on the green U shaped bracket that is affixed to the top of the standard or post of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Federal style dining room set?, veneer inlay, mahogany veneer
veneer inlay, mahogany veneer, thomas sheraton: Mary - You are correct about the style. The set is a Colonial Revival reproduction of Federal period furniture of the early 19th century and it could have been made as late as the 1950s. The chairs are called Hepplewhite shield back chairs - designed by...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1976 Gottlieb Surf Champ 4 player pinball machine, surf champ
Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1976 Gottlieb Surf Champ 4 player pinball machine, surf champ

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Americanna style chair with carved face.
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Americanna style chair with carved face.

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Dining Room Set, jacobean style, fancy work
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Dining Room Set, jacobean style, fancy work, bottom base

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Mirror, portrait position, particle board
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Mirror, portrait position, particle board, mirror

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique bed/hardware, footboard, dowels
Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique bed/hardware, footboard, dowels, bedroom suite

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chandelier Hot air balloon Post, chandelier, hot air
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chandelier Hot air balloon Post, chandelier, hot air, hot air balloon

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cocktail Table, furniture factories, wooden tops
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cocktail Table, furniture factories, wooden tops, leather tops

Collectibles-General (Antiques): kansas city vertical barrel scale, kansas city, ebay
Collectibles-General (Antiques): kansas city vertical barrel scale, kansas city, ebay

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lions head rocking chair, square nut, wooden seat
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lions head rocking chair, square nut, wooden seat, composite material

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Robbins Table? Eastlake Chairs?, owosso michigan, extension tables
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Robbins Table? Eastlake Chairs?, owosso michigan, extension tables, storage compartment

Collectibles-General (Antiques): S. Bent & Bros Dining Set - Table and 4 Chairs, stick chair, spindles
Collectibles-General (Antiques): S. Bent & Bros Dining Set - Table and 4 Chairs, stick chair, spindles, chairs

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Scattered Kangaroo Poker Machine, jubilee, 1960s
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Scattered Kangaroo Poker Machine, jubilee, 1960s, riviera

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Searching for a Weighmaster electronic scale, weights and measures, department of weights and measures
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Searching for a Weighmaster electronic scale, weights and measures, department of weights and measures, weighing scale

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Skillball Amusement Game, deady, game
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Skillball Amusement Game, deady, game, yahoo

Collectibles-General (Antiques): super carved chair, kerrville texas
Collectibles-General (Antiques): super carved chair, kerrville texas

Collectibles-General (Antiques): how to thread a Vulcan Junior sewing machine, chain stitch, irene
Collectibles-General (Antiques): how to thread a Vulcan Junior sewing machine, chain stitch, irene, sewing

Collectibles-General (Antiques): w. schram & sons chair, style model, aesthetics
Collectibles-General (Antiques): w. schram & sons chair, style model, aesthetics, good luck

Collectibles-General (Antiques): flints fine furniture, george flint, fine furniture
george flint, fine furniture, furniture retailer: Melissa - Flint s Fine Furniture was a department store style furniture retailer opened after George Flint, the original owner and cabinetmaker, died. It operated during the Depression of the 1930s but I do not think it survived. If you can send me some...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): french cabinet, high resolution photos, revival furniture
high resolution photos, revival furniture, renaissance revival: This is a style that did not exist until the 1870s or 1880s, it was inspired by Renaissance and it is called Renaissance revival furniture, I would need a photo of the back and a close up of the carvings on the bottom left side to tell you a more precise...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Green Man Chair, gargoyles and grotesques, greek and roman mythology
gargoyles and grotesques, greek and roman mythology, old man winter: Ross - The Green Man is a mythical figure from time past (it was common in Medieval times), origin unknown, said to symbolize life,, rebirth and the natural cycles of the earth. However, around the end of the 19th century figures of green men and other...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gusher Trade Stimulator, trade stimalators, slots
trade stimalators, slots, slot machine: Hi David, I ll do you one better, if you will e-mail me at jackpot7@q.com I ll attach his parts catalog and send it back to you. Just put trade catalog in the subject line and I ll know what it is. Bill is the only one I know about, that has a catalog of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): gold thimble, gold thimble, business today
gold thimble, business today: Hello Helen. Your thimble was made by Simons Bros. Co, a thimble maker still in business today. Their mark is a Old English S in a shield. Without a picture of your thimble, I can t tell you anything more. If you can send a picture to bacchino@twcny.rr.com,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hanson #24 scale, wrigley gum, family scales
wrigley gum, family scales, hanson bros: Hi Laura, Hanson Scale Company was established in Chicago in 1886 by Marius Hansen. it was later run by his son Stan L. Hanssen and by Stan s son Stan B. Hanssen. The company was later bought out by Sunbeam. Patent number D28266 was issued on February...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Help to Identify My Mom's Table, pastoral scene, french louis
pastoral scene, french louis, coffee tables: This is a reproduction French Louis 16th style coffee table, but Coffee tables did not exist in the original period, so it was inspired by the Louis 16th style. There are several other design details that are not from the Louis 16th style, like the designs...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Help identyfying chair, rococo revival, grecian style
rococo revival, grecian style, arm pads: Derek - The chair is very similar to the Lincoln rocker in which he was shot in 1865. His was a Rococo Revival/Grecian style chair, circa 1860. Your chair has the same arms but lacks the decoration above the headrest and the shaped back. Here is more information...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Help - old wicker chair, bentwood rocker, hole chair caning
bentwood rocker, hole chair caning, cane webbing: Mark, you re welcome for all the information about your bentwood rocker and thanks for attaching the close-up of the underside. That clearly shows you have a hole-to-hole cane seat instead of the pressed cane webbing. BTW, the hole caning makes this piece...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hershey Thimbles, hershey foods corporation, baker man
hershey foods corporation, baker man, thimbles: Hello Steve. Your thimbles are contemporary/modern and probably mass produced for the tourist trade. It would be impossible to date withouth specific order information from the maufacturer, as they are not marked by maker or date of issue. You may find some...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Heywood Merrill Caned Chair, Heywood and Morrill Rattan Company of Chicago, wicker furniture
Heywood and Morrill Rattan Company of Chicago, wicker furniture: Hi Mary Ann, Looks like you have a lovely pressed cane seat chair there, but is it possible that you ve transposed the letters or copied them down incorrectly with regard to the manufacturer s name? The reason I ask is that in 1884, Heywood Brothers...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Heywood Wakefield chair, Heywood-Wakefield wicker furniture, wicker repair experts
Heywood-Wakefield wicker furniture, wicker repair experts, wicker furniture care: Hi Mary, How do you know that this is a Heywood-Wakefiled chair, is there a manufacturer s label? And if so, what does that look like, because the labels can establish the date it was made. This piece looks to be woven with rattan reed and was most likely...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identity of a parlor chair, colonial revival period, arcadia ohio
colonial revival period, arcadia ohio, wide cloth: the wood is either mahogany or, more likely, birch. these were made in the 1900-1920s. they were done in a factory by machine and by hand. the front probably did have casters, the rear not usually. the form and style of this one is better than most,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Imperial Lamp Table, imperial furniture co, buy toluene
imperial furniture co, buy toluene, rub marks: 1920s i see no repairs to be done, all i see is a few rub marks that have made areas light. do this; buy toluene free briwax in a medium brown color and use it on teh table. try this before you do anything else and see how it looks. trying to refinish...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): info on selling a slot machine bank, trade stimalators, slots
trade stimalators, slots, slot machine: Hi Nancy, Sorry but there is just not enough information here for me to even make a good guess at witch model of machine this is. By what you give me here, I can tell you it is called a Trade Stimulator, and having cigarette packs on the reels tells me...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): information on eastlake chair, general antiques, nail holes
general antiques, nail holes, eastlake style: Thank you for this photo, I would really need to see under the fabric on one of the corner, if it has old nail holes it means that it has been recovered if it does not than it is not as old as my second estimate circa 1920s. I understand if you do not want...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jacobean Sideboard, sideboard, drawers
sideboard, drawers, 20th century: This is a 20th century reproduction it could be from the early 20th century but I need to see the back and the underside of the sideboard to tell you more. When the back legs are straight like on your piece, it tell me that it is a reproduction, also If I...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jones of Binghamton scale, massachusetts regiment, binghamton ny
massachusetts regiment, binghamton ny, brigadier general: Hi Buck, Jones Scale Works was founded in Binghamton, NY by Edward F. Jones in 1866. More info on Jones may be found here: http://nyslandmarks.com/treasures/08jun.htm During the Civil War, Jones was a commander of the Sixth Massachusetts Regiment and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): kansas city vertical barrel scale, kansas city missouri, kansas city mo
kansas city missouri, kansas city mo, patent records: Hi Audrey, The reason that you haven t seen any of these vertical barrel scales on eBay is because they are extremely rare. We suggest you try it on with a pickup only. That way the buyer will have to pick it up at your place rather than having you ship...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lane end table, different shapes, stamp design
different shapes, stamp design, serial number: the woods on these are usually walnut and ash. well made from the 60s. this appears to be in great condition. this style was made in many different shapes and i believe they will be come the next sought after collectible, much as eames has become over the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lions head rocking chair, victorian mahogany, lions head
victorian mahogany, lions head, victorian maiden: I need to see photos to help you, if you have not sent photos with close up details no one can really tell you exactly what it is that you have. If you want you can send as many photos and questions but for me to really help you with an exact response I need...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Looking for Info on My Table, kittinger, kind response
kittinger, kind response, charterhouse: Please send me photos of the underside of the table top and any construction details and I will try to help, this table is a reproduction of a English side table and from first look it looks like it was made after the 1950s but by sending me more photos I...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Lost Slot Machine Key, slot machine, slots
slot machine, slots, gambling: Hi Larry, I not sure what lock your looking at on ebay as I don t have the item number but any standard original Mills type lock and key will fit your back door. They sell for 45.00 and up and I have an original Mills lock and key if you interested, just...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Louis Vuitton Mannequin, louis vuitton paris, general antiques
louis vuitton paris, general antiques, expertize: Give me a negative rating if you want, I can not cancel the information, the information came from a guy who works for LV museum, I spoke to him again and he said that he has never seen one, he repeated it should not be signed LV, and there is none in the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): leica IIIF red dial?, Leitz, Leica
Leitz, Leica, D.R.P.: Hello JJ, Serial number 600080 is actually a Leica IIIf black dial , a traditional 35mm coupled rangefinder camera, made by Leitz of Germany in 1952. Your example was part of the large last run of 30,000 black dial versions produced that year before...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lloyds -heywood wakefield wicker rocker, Lloyd Loom antique wicker, Lloyd Loom wicker rocker
Lloyd Loom antique wicker, Lloyd Loom wicker rocker: Hi Beth, You have a very nice Lloyd Loom rocker from the late 1920s-1930s, made by the Heywood-Wakefield Company. The Lloyd Loom was a weaving machine or loom that used small spaghetti sized strands of twisted paper fibre rope to weave great big sheets...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): love seat, general antiques, eastlake style
general antiques, eastlake style, love seat: I wanted to see this detail because it looked like it could have been a Eastlake sofa but it is not it, but was inspired by the Eastlake style , This sofa was made circa 1880s to 1890s in America, it is not really a love seat because love seats have place...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mahogany Lamp table., gorrilla glue, 24inches
gorrilla glue, 24inches, casci: First I would ask you email me a couple of pics of the table so I can see what we are talking about. Email me at andant@embarqmail.com. Also if you would, try to get a ballpark estimate on the weight, size so we can get an estimate on the shipping. The table...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mersman sofa table, mersman tables, mahogany wood
mersman tables, mahogany wood, sofa table: Gayle - I do not have a Mersman catalog so I cannot comment about your table specifically since you did not include a photo. However, most Mersman tables sell for $100 or less at auction since more than 30,000,000 of them were made. If you can send me some...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills 3 bells slot, wood cabinet, keeney
wood cabinet, keeney, time mark: Hi Mark, you re right, it was made in the 40 s. Keeney also made the wood cabinet slots. Neither of them is very collectible, but the Mills name helps this one. Looks like your cabinet paint was stripped, which is a negative. So, based on what you have,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills Black Cherry, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi Chris, I can t understand it either, I am still getting nothing, no emails at all on this. Here, try this as I know it works, I just tried it. Go to my web site at Http://www.coinslots.com and at the very bottom there is an e-mail link to me, try using...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills Black Cherry Jackpot Removal, Mills slot machine, buckley slot machine
Mills slot machine, buckley slot machine, slots: Hi Marshall, Yes you can do it without removeing the base plate, You have to remove your mechanism, then you may be able to get to the nuts on all the cherries. If not, then you can remove the top casting with just 3 or 4 nuts, driving out the crown head...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills Black Cherry, Mills slot machine, buckley slot machine
Mills slot machine, buckley slot machine, slots: Hi Chris, I am sure we should be able to figure this out. Does you jackpot look complete? When the coin tube is full, there is a small lever at almost the top of it, behind the tube, each time you play it this lever comes through the top casting of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mills Novelty Scale, berning, locksmith
berning, locksmith, comcast: Hi Marla, From your description it sounds like you have a Mills Modern penny scale. Many of these scales were made in the 1930 s. These scales often sell in the $300 - $400 range. If you drill out an original Mills lock, it might cost $80 or more to replace...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Montgomery Ward toy sewing machine, toy sewing machine, toy sewing machines
toy sewing machine, toy sewing machines, incentive gift: Hi Jim You need to give me a little more information about the machine. For example the colour and is the machine plastic or metal? Montgomery Ward sold dozens of different models of toy sewing machines over the years from the late 1950 s and into the 1970...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Montgomery Ward Vanity, montgomery wards, stylish piece
montgomery wards, stylish piece, uniontown pa: I need to see close up images of the foot and the back to help you, this was mass produced and probably made between 1940 and 1960, but I need to see close up photos to date this piece correctly. It is a stylish piece and very decorative and this will make...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): milk scale value, scale collectors, punch card
scale collectors, punch card, ebay: Hi Bob, An article covering your Meloney Automatic Registering Milk Scale by our friend Utz Schmidt appeared in Equilibrium, the journal of the International Society of Antique Scale Collectors issue 2 of 2008. If you send your email address to us at i-weigh-u@comcast.net,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Need to identify chair, renaissance revival, hammer and nails
renaissance revival, hammer and nails, paint brush: This is an American made chair made circa 1920 to 1930s, It is an English inspired Renaissance revival inspired chair the form is more from the end of the 19th century but that does not mean it was made then. it is not that hard of a do it yourself repair...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Nicholas Stone Rocking Chair, nicholas stone, general antiques
nicholas stone, general antiques, horizonal: if it needs to be glued then do it, use the proper adhesive, clean old glue off first, butter teh glue on the pieces to be joined and clamp them overnight. they build things the way they were in the past, this configuration probably was used on several...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): NSM Satellite 200 jukebox, Juks, jukebox
Juks, jukebox, record player: Hi Allan, Thank You, I know and I was hopeing to find something else for you, but being a newer jukbox and mostly seen overseas there is nothing in the books so in that case you just have to run with what you can find. I have seen nsm jukes sell before...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): need help on era of dining set, danish teak, general antiques
danish teak, general antiques, mid century: You can only send one photo at a time but you can send several messages just put Danish Teak #1,#2 in the subject line, the table looks like it was made circa 1960 s not from before but the chair is from the 1970s, if the were purchased together it is possible...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): need the value of a cedar chest, ceder chest, knechtel
ceder chest, knechtel, family hands: Deanna - Knechtel was founded in Western Ontario 1864 and remained in the original family hands at least through the 1960s when your chest appears to have been made. It is not an antique and has no collector s value. You paid about the fair market value...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old piano finishes, black lacquer, several different ways
black lacquer, several different ways, old piano: Most of the old piano finishes were a polished black lacquer. There are several different ways to revive the finish but they are not for the DIY. Without seeing the finish or the piano, I m not comfortable giving suggestions that may ruin the piano finish...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old table, george peterson, dear liz
george peterson, dear liz, james mc: Dear Liz, It is a bit outside my expertise but i ll try to answer. The Zangerle & Peterson Co. of Chicago firm was founded in 1892, when Joseph Zangerle (1847-1910) and George Peterson (1852-1933) bought the Northwestern Parlor Suit Manufacturing Co. on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): PAINE TWIN BEDS, headboard and footboards, walnut veneer
headboard and footboards, walnut veneer, sweet gum: 1900-1920s, walnut veneer with sweet gum frame nothing wrong with painting but i would recommend you first spray with clear shellac so that when someone in the future wants to strip it and bring up that nicely grained walnut they can do so. i would also...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pair of 'miniature' french antique display cabinets, style showcase, display cabinets
style showcase, display cabinets, general antiques: The foot of the showcase is inspired by Louis 15th style, I am sorry I do not answer any questions on my private email or receive photos because I have received hundreds of emails and I use my private email conduct business, so I end up erasing questions...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Peerless Penny Scale, electronic scales, berning
electronic scales, berning, scale co: Hi Bill, Your scale is a Pace Bantam, made in Chicago. Peerless was the name of the operator. Many of these scales were made in the 1930 s. We bought the Pace Scale Co. in 1985. A locksmith should be able to repair the back lock. The serial number for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Period & Value of Bedrom Set, surface scratches, sweet gum
surface scratches, sweet gum, insurance replacement: it is 1920s. the two items i can see would be retail in shop at 650-750 each, the bed i cannot be sure as i cannot see if it is like the rest, figure the same, night stand 250. these dare realistic retail prices which really do not reflect true intrinsic...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): picture of lane cedar chest, lane cedar chest, e mail
lane cedar chest, e mail, answer question: I am sorry, I only look at photos and answer question for free on this service and I do not answer any emails that come to my private email address because I use my e-mail only for business. Please try again or ask someone you know to help you upload the photo....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pie safe, barn loft, punched tin
barn loft, punched tin, pie safe: not a waste of time for me but to answer you i will need pictures. dusting, and cleaning, cant say without seeing the surface, just DO NOT use oil. a damp rag will be best but check first on an area. many times using detergent and water with the cloth...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Are these pieces valuable?, dining room set, china cabinet
dining room set, china cabinet, educated guess: there were thousands of manufacturers in operation in the 1920s when this was manufactured. they were in every city and town, some large and some small. to know the manufacturer we must see a label. yes the set is worth more, but the dealer offered you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pinball machine, pinball, gameroom
pinball, gameroom, slots: Well Debbie, I have found it in lists but there is not really any information on it to speak of. Here is a list that you can view some information on it: http://www.ipdb.org/machine.cgi?id=487 This machine falls through the gap in the pinball value guides...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pinball value, pinball, gameroom
pinball, gameroom, slots: Hi Dennis, Good working condition the value of this is from 300.00 to 500.00 or more if you can find a very interested buyer. Contrary to widespread belief, Bumper was not the first pinball machine to have bumpers. Bally copied the idea from Pacent Novelty...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Reproduction -- maker's mark?, chicago furniture, furniture art
chicago furniture, furniture art, lamp tables: David - Your shelf falls in the category of novelty furniture. During the Depression of the 1930s many companies turned to the manufacture of small items to have something affordable to sell that people could afford to buy rather than entire sets of furniture....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ROCKOLA WORLD SERIES PINBALL, pinball machine, game larry
pinball machine, game larry, o rourke: Hi Garry, A great guy, Hal O Rourke made a lot of replacement parts for the Worlds Series. His site is halor.com Unfortunately, Hal passed away last year. Another fellow, Nate Thompson has taken over in Hal s place. You can contact him at: nathant@spectralogic.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Robbins Table? Eastlake Chairs?, sears catalogs, montgomery ward catalog
sears catalogs, montgomery ward catalog, grand rapids furniture: Jackie - Robbins Table Co was formed in Grand Rapids around 1888. Grand Rapids Furniture - The Story of America s Furniture City by Christian Carron says Robbins was a manufacturer of pillar and common extension tables. That certainly describes your table...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair With Carved Face, quarter sawn oak, old rocking chair
quarter sawn oak, old rocking chair, tiger oak: the wood is oak. the seat and back are laminated. probably 3 layers with oak on the front and back. The carving is pressed carving that is applied to the chair. the oak in the back is quarter sawn oak, referred to as tiger oak. it was made around 1900....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): rembrandt smoking stand r7093, american art deco, cast iron base
american art deco, cast iron base, general antiques: this looks like this could be from the early 20th century, the information on the bottom of the table top will help you find out exactly when and who made this. you need to contact the US patten office and give them the Patten application number and they will...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): round drop leaf table, wooden slides, drop leaf table
wooden slides, drop leaf table, country walnut: it is a country walnut table from 1880. originally it would have had 3-5 leaved that fit into the center, most likely 5 since there is a center leg attached to the wooden slides. if you have all the leaves and it was in top condition it would sell at 1500....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): S. Bent & Bros Dining Set - Table and 4 Chairs, colonial style furniture, pedestal table
colonial style furniture, pedestal table, gabberts: the date is may 1994 cant make out the day the numbers on the chairs is the date, style and color numbers. s bent make a great quality reproduction of colonial style furniture it does look like cherry, they used good woods and usually solid not presswood....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Scattered Kangaroo Poker Machine, slot machine, slots
slot machine, slots, gambling: Hi Bruce, WOW, I love this! I have seen very many mechanical machines from overseas and I have see a few in the last few days! These are great machines! Unfortunately I just do don t see many of them to know for sure who made it, but I would agree with...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Searching for a Weighmaster electronic scale, calories per day, ideal weight based on height
calories per day, ideal weight based on height, electronic coin: Hi Mike, After spending many hours searching our papers, catalogs and records we could not locate any information on Weighmaster. We believe it to have been manufactured in Europe, Australia or Asia. Sorry we can t shed more light on the subject. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Serpentine Dresser, mahogany veneer, colonial revival
mahogany veneer, colonial revival, american furniture: Victoria - Your dresser is a Colonial Revival reproduction of a Chippendale chest circa 1775-1780. A very simialr original chest is shown as illustration #178 in American Furniture - Queen Anne and Chippendale Periods by Joseph Downs, Schiffer Classic Reference...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Settee and Chair, colebrook connecticut, analine dye
colebrook connecticut, analine dye, birch wood: these are from the 1920s. birch wood stained with an analine dye to resemble mahogany. redone and ready, excluding upholstery the loveseat would retail in a shop around 350-450. insurance replacement is higher. if you like them have them redone but...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Skillball Amusement Game, pin ball machine, urban renewal project
pin ball machine, urban renewal project, rome ny: Hi Sarah, There were a few skillball games made in the 1930 s. Can you send that pic and take one of that center card so I can read the info? Then I can give you more accurate information. Also, if I can have your permission to use the photos to provide...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Slat-back arm chair, delaware valley region, wooden pegs
delaware valley region, wooden pegs, floral painting: Pete - While the chair does not strictly conform to the standard idea of a Delaware Valley chair, i.e, missing the ring and bulb turns on the front stretcher and the unusual seat height, it certainly could be from the Delaware Valley region. Here is the typical...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Spinet desk?, walnut burl, pigeon holes
walnut burl, pigeon holes, buy toluene: it is from the 1900-1920 era. it is a spinet desk, the legs should screw into the work section, and unscrew. what you refer to as walnut burl may be false graining or another wood, walnut would be darker. more likely it is burl maple or burl ash, a lighter...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Storing an wicker bassinet, wicker furniture care, wicker tips
wicker furniture care, wicker tips, cleaning wicker: Hi Kim, Could you please attach a picture of your wicker bassinet so I can see what we are dealing with, since you might need some extra advice? See the pages of my website listed below for hints and tips on wicker care. Thanks. The Wicker Woman®--Cathryn...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Student Restoring Chair, savannah college of art and design, mahogany veneer
savannah college of art and design, mahogany veneer, mahogany wood: good for you andrew, keep at it, and also, check into joining GROOP-professional refinishing group, int. a great bunch of men and women, many are presently enrolled at DCTC in Mitch K s furniture restoration course, but most are old guys like myself. www.alan,net...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): scales, doctor scale, frary
doctor scale, frary, hanging scale: Hi Susie, The history of Landers, Frary & Clark may be found here: http://www.toaster.org/landers.html . Landers, Frary and Clark manufactured many different types of hanging scales that had a 20 pound capacity and may have been approved for use in the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): searching for info on a old bally machine, pinball, gameroom
pinball, gameroom, slots: Hi Virginia, Your Bally Expressway first came out in August of 1971, a one player game, Bally made a total of 1,555 of these units during it s run. Value in average condition as of late 2010 is $525.00. You can find bumper rubber kits on ebay under pinball...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): stuck pull out on old rolltop desk, roll top desk, rolltop desk
roll top desk, rolltop desk, metal tabs: tell him to relax!!!! assuming you cannot take the drawers underneath the stuck drawer out and work it from there-----or have enough room to stick a long metal flat bar into the drawer to reach back to lift the writing tablet---------- the main writing...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): super carved chair, quality craftsman, indian rosewood
quality craftsman, indian rosewood, master craftsman: This is an exceptionally beautiful example of an Anglo Indian rosewood slipper chair, it was probably made between 1860 and 1880 in India by a master craftsman for an English colonialist or diplomat or someone important as you say. It is without a doubt worth...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Thimble, thimble holder, sweet grass
thimble holder, sweet grass, ebay: Hello Carolyn. The thimble holder is a sweet grass basket. Many claim to be made by native Americans, but since none are signed, it is impossible to date them. The basket, if in very good condition is probably worth between $15 and $25. They usually made...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Toledo scale, toledo scale, berning
toledo scale, berning, automotive paint: Hi Kurt, You may be able to locate pans for your scale from a Toledo repairman in your area. Decals may be available from one of the following sites: 1. http://www.witherell.com/ 2. http://vintagecashregister.net/ 3. http://www.mrslot1.com/index.html...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Toledo scale, toledo scale, berning
toledo scale, berning, glass plate: Hi Dan, Based on your serial number 408724 your scale was manufactured between November of 1924 and March of 1925. This type of scale was used in grocery stores or general stores to weigh produce or meats. It would have been equipped with a porcelain,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Toy and Joy Machines, gumball vendor, toy and joy
gumball vendor, toy and joy: Hi Dave, These are to new to locate in my antique information, I am good at the antique stuff and that is what I do here, and they may be older but not old enough to be in my material or the books just yet. My guess as to value would be about 25 to 40 bucks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Triner Postal Scale value, top computing, service tag
top computing, service tag, berning: Hi Tricia, Large Triner fan top computing parcel post scales from the 1940s and 1950s are not very sought after by collectors or decorators as they are not very pretty, are large and take up lots of space. There may be some value in them for use in a business...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Trying to Identify machine type and have tilt problem, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi patrict, It sounds like maybe it s not counting coins to me, in the test mode I believe, the hopper should count 10 coins and stop. There is a roller on top of the hopper that the coins, on the way out of the hopper, go under this roller and the coin...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): how to thread a Vulcan Junior sewing machine, sewing machine, chain stitch
sewing machine, chain stitch, needle and thread: Hello Catherine, Thank you for your query. I do not have the threading instructions for the Vulcan Junior, sorry. However -- many of these toy or small machines only sew a chain stitch and there is no bobbin. The needle and thread go down into the shuttle...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): tiger oak, quercus alba, tiger oak
quercus alba, tiger oak, medullary rays: Kathy - Tiger eye oak or cat s eye oak is the colloquial name used for white oak (Quercus alba) that has been quarter sawn. Quarter sawing is a method of cutting an oak log that produces the distinctive grain pattern seen in the wood. Quarter sawing is further...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): time period of chair, lake style, style furniture
lake style, style furniture, berning: Hi Vincent, While we do not specialize chairs we know that your chair is Victorian East Lake, manufactured of Walnut in the late 1800s. You can read more about East Lake style furniture here: http://antiques.about.com/od/furniture/ss/aa062706.htm and on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): trade stimulator parts, trade stimalators, slots
trade stimalators, slots, slot machine: Hi Albert, Yes, it does get in your blood and it takes you over but in a very good and pleasing way! There is only one guy right now that has a catalog on parts and reel strips for these trade stimulators. If you want to write me at Jackpot7@q.com I ll...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): What type of furniture is this, general antiques, piece at a time
general antiques, piece at a time, wondering what type: This looks like an American made invention from the 20th century, that was made up of different styles, I can not see clearly because you photo is not high resolution, please resend a photo of one piece at a time, I would like to see the table base, and the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): More info & photos on wicker/cane/wood, Victorian wicker settee, Wakefield Rattan Company
Victorian wicker settee, Wakefield Rattan Company: Hi again Patty, Only one more picture came through, so I got two total. But from what I see it sure does look like these are authentic Victorian wicker pieces! Would like to see the shots of the undersides and closeups of the brass leg caps and that manufacturer...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): What is the Value of this Henry Troemner scale, henry troemner, side beam
henry troemner, side beam, gram capacity: Hi Trinda, Your scale is pictured in our 1928 Troemner catalog where is described as follows: Metric solution scale, figure 801. Two sizes. An even balance scale for making rapidly re-agent or any other kind of composite solutions. this scale has two...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Value of this pinball machine?, pinball, gameroom
pinball, gameroom, slots: Hi Alice, Value of this pinball is $350.00 in average working condition as of late 2010. Casino Royal made in 1976 Segasa in Spain. There were 1,460 of these units made and it is a four player game. Thank You Rodger Knutson Http://www.coinslots.com...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vendo-Rite cookie vending 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: Jeffery, You are right it is from the 1950 s. The machine vended a package of cookies as you would expect from the graphics. It looks to be in very good original condition. I would value it in the range of $75-125. Chad www.chadscoinop.com 605-380-476...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Victorian Fainting Couch, london ontario canada, fainting couch
london ontario canada, fainting couch, pensacola fl: Very unusual with the fold out bedding. this is Eastlake style victorian done in walnut. 1885-1900. without a label there is no way to determine the place of manufacturer as there were thousands of manufacturers in operation in the USA at that time. better...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage Baffle Ball Game, kansas city missouri, history and value
kansas city missouri, history and value, pinballs: Hi Sean, Pinballs really got started in 1930-31, and a number of companies started, but few survived for more than a year or two, as the manufacturing shifted to Chicago. I believe your game is called Cisco , Made by the Cisco Company Incorporated, from...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): value of my scale, torsion balance, analytical balances
torsion balance, analytical balances, proper evaluation: Hi David, Much information about these analytical balances may be found in Shannon s book The Assay Balance: Its Evolution and the Histories of the Companies That Made Them . An excerpt from the book that tells the history of Seederer-Kohlbusch can be...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): victorian childs desk and chair, desk surface, chair seat
desk surface, chair seat, last move: Chrissy - That is a very interesting set and I have an idea of what it really may be but I need more information. I need to know the height of the desk surface and the height of the chair seat. I would also like some more photos, espceially the bottom of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): vintage pinball game, pinball, gameroom
pinball, gameroom, slots: Hi Steve, I knew I was in trouble as soon as I seen the name, then I seen the manufacture and I wanted to run away! Is this a real early game like maybe a pin table or Bagatelle? As it is not listed in my main pinball reference material. Can you e-mail...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): W & T Avery Class B 4 Lb. Scale, butcher shops, hi mary
butcher shops, hi mary, counterpoise: Hi Mary, These Lyre top balances were manufactured in many sizes for many years by Avery of Birmingham, England. They are equipped with agate bearings and are very desirable to collectors. Manufactured for use in Grocery or butcher shops, most were equipped...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wicker Baby Carriage Restoration, Lloyd Loom wicker buggy, wicker baby buggy
Lloyd Loom wicker buggy, wicker baby buggy, repair wicker baby buggy: Hi David, What a great Lloyd Loom wicker baby buggy you have there! Looks like from what I see in the picture, that the wicker is all intact and in perfect shape and original condition, without any weak or broken weavers. Did you also notice the leaf imprint...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wicker pieces, Victorian wicker, wicker appraisal
Victorian wicker, wicker appraisal, Richard Saunders: Hello Deb, From what I can tell by the photo you attached, you have a really nice reproduction wicker set. The style is from the Victorian era, but the materials used in the framework of all the pieces, looks to be rattan. And if they were genuine antique...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wilcox & Gibbs sewing machine, sewing table, time collectibles
sewing table, time collectibles, sewing machine: Hello Briana, Thank you for your query but I do not do appraisals without the object physically being in my hands. Value is subject to condition, rarity and how collectible something might be at any one time. Collectibles go in and out of fashion. Perhaps...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Willette Bedroom Set, mirror glass, vintage furniture
mirror glass, vintage furniture, fred taylor: Jackie - Your set is made of maple and is from the late 1940s to late 1950s. You can check the date on 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...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Wurlitzer 1015, Jukebox, seeburg
Jukebox, seeburg, juks: Hi Steve, There are several places you can try for this part, I am sure one or more of them will have it for you: My Friend Bill, great for original used jukebox parts; http://www.jukebox-parts.com Bill Butterfield 3220 Silverado Trail, Napa CA 94558...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): w. schram & sons chair, floral fabric, platform rocker
floral fabric, platform rocker, furniture business: Robert - The distinguishing feature of Schram rokcers is the single large vertical spring on each side. This type coil spring rocker was patented in 1897 by a man named Schram. He was A. H. Schram of Wisconsin who opened his furniture business in Sheboygan...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker baby stroller, wicker furniture appraisals, wicker stroller
wicker furniture appraisals, wicker stroller, Richard Saunders : Hi Shawna, How lucky is that for you to have a family heirloom piece like that given to you from your grandfather! As I ve stated in many, many other questions and answers here, my recommendation for a wicker furniture appraiser is Richard Saunders....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker basket, wicker basket, wicker appraisals
wicker basket, wicker appraisals: Hi Clayton, How nice that you ve gotten a family heirloom handed down to you from your grandmother. But as stated in my bio, I do not give appraisals or establish monetary values here. I can tell you that from the picture you attached, your basket looks...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker desk, Lloyd Loom wicker desk set, wicker appraisals
Lloyd Loom wicker desk set, wicker appraisals, Richard Saunders: Hello Susan, The desk and chair set were made using the Lloyd Loom to weave the fabric and then it was applied to both the chair and the desk and then attached with nails and covered with a decorative braid. Your set appears to have been made during...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Adolf Menz Shears, poultry shears, bone joints
poultry shears, bone joints, menz: Hello Shari, The photos that you have attached are of poultry shears. These have nothing to do with sewing. The poultry shears are used for cutting through the bone joints of a cooked chicken for example. The clasp at the back is to hold the blades together...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique american dresser, handmade?, veneer work, first clue
veneer work, first clue, online photo album: Katherine - The first clue that the chest is not terribly old is the fact that the veneer is held on with nails. Truly old nails were handmade and were too precious to be used for veneer work which was always secured with hide glue, not nails. The nails may...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique carousel horse, carousel horse, approximate age
carousel horse, approximate age, looff: This is an inner row standing horse by Charles I.D. Looff of Rhode Island. It as produced around 1910. It appears to have the original jewels which is nice. When the market was healthy, this horse would have been worth around $9,000. In today s market...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Chairs, mission style furniture, lifetime furniture
mission style furniture, lifetime furniture, antique chairs: more info after a better picture send pic to me at bobklein1@cox.net if you wish--include the original question thanks Lifetime was a trademark used by Grand Rapids Bookcase and Chair Co for three lines of mostly Mission style furniture, the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Coil Spring Rocking Chair, southern stockholm, general antiques
southern stockholm, general antiques, maternal grandmother: This does not look like it is the signature of the maker, it look more like the signature of the owner of the chair, most of the signatures from craftsmen that I have seen are stamped in the wood with a metal stamp or they are burned in, when they are factory...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique flat top trunk, new britain ct, wooden slats
new britain ct, wooden slats, trunk locks: Bonnie, The Corbin Cabinet Lock Company made trunk locks of several styles that were sold to trunk manufacturers all around the U.S.. Most trunk companies used locks made by several different lock companies including Corbin, Eagle, Star, Yale, and others....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Furniture, pigeon holes, secretary desk
pigeon holes, secretary desk, interior side: i need pictures but i will submit that the secretary is probably 1920-1940, with ball and claw feet and a serpentine 4 drawer base with a fold out desk with a fitted interior (pigeon holes) and a bookcase on top with a design in wood over the glass doors....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Leather Rocking Chair, moundville alabama, antique leather
moundville alabama, antique leather, storage building: Hi David Nice to hear from you. Well in my mind the chair is certainly worth reupholstering but what you will have to pay to have it done may exceed its resale value. If its a chair you just love and plan to keep then that same cost will be about what you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique oak desk, approximate time frame, antique desks
approximate time frame, antique desks, oak desk: This looks like a French Louis Philippe style desk made circa 1880s, I need to see a close up photo of the wood grain to tell you the wood type. the best way to restore this is to lightly scratch the wood with a fine steel wool and then apply a good antique...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Oak Table and Chairs, table and chairs, antique table
table and chairs, antique table, antique oak: This looks like an American version of a English Victorian style table, I need to see the underside of the table top to tell you a date of manufacture. At fist glance it looks like it could have been made between 1900 and 1920 but I really need to see more...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique rocking chair, mahogany veneer, antique rocking chair
mahogany veneer, antique rocking chair, antique mahogany: abeautifully designed rocker fron 1900-1920s. wood will be birch and figured birch, the seat and back will be mahogany veneer probably doen in alternating directions of 3 or 5 layers. i would wax this and not strip it as thei is the original coating--eben...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally 742a, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi Brian, I am attaching and sending you something that your really going to enjoy, it s an article all about Ballys model 742 line and even list YOUR slot machine in there and tells you what casino bought it when new! Your machine is very clean, it s a...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally 742a, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi Brian, Great, love to hear that you got it playing again. I am not sure which manual you got, but the Bally # 2400 manual is one of the best for understanding the circuits in a Bally e/m game like this. It will show what leaf switch in a relay bank of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally model 952, 5-cent, 5-coin, slot machine, star wheel, shape thanks
star wheel, shape thanks, megacenter: Hi Richard, Machines from the 70 s-90 s are not very valuable, and not working perfectly doesn t help. I d recommend bringing it to the Chicagoland show at the St Charles megacenter in November and see if a dealer might give you a little bit for it. Good...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally model e-1347, Sega, mills
Sega, mills, manuals: Hi Brian, Great work! WOW, you just jumped into the fire! From a E?M slot to a Electronic slot, BIG, I say BIG difference! I would guess that you have a Bally E-1000 series machine here, and the Military version to boot! I can t say for sure that it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally slot machine 742a, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi Brian, It sounds like to me that it needs to finish a payout, have you tried dumping some coins in the hopper first? Or change the position of the reels to a none payout combination first, before you plug it in. When you get a winning combination on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bedroom furniture, brass medallion, desirable piece
brass medallion, desirable piece, jpg files: the vanity usually is the more desirable piece when selling or seeking a fair market value on individual pieces. this vanity with the stool and mirror would, in ready condition, price in as shop at 450, restored 650-750 but only if restored properly. ======================...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Blue casige toy sewing machine, e mail address, mail queries
e mail address, mail queries, toy sewing machine: Hello Cindy, I do have the threading instructions for the Casige machine and am happy to share them with you. The spring device is the tension mechanism. Please send an e-mail to me at: xtahoeviews@yahoo.com and put in the subject: Cindy - Casige instructions....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): buffet, walnut veneer, sweet gum
walnut veneer, sweet gum, tulip poplar: it is a 1920s sideboard. surfaces would be, most likely, walnut veneer. the underbody and frame would be tulip poplar or sweet gum stained walnut with a water based dye. i cannot tell the condition of the surfaces as shown but if the surfaces are good...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cane seat chairs, secondary wood, red gum
secondary wood, red gum, Depression era furniture: Oni - Your dining chairs appear to have the original sheet caning. They originally were part of a set of five or six. The chairs are Colonial Revival Revival reproductions of mixed styles including Queen Anne (the back) and Jacobean (the turned legs). They...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): carousel horse, current market value, parker company
current market value, parker company, horse years: This is an aluminum casting of a C.W. Parker horse. It could have been made by the Parker Company or the Theel Manufacturing Company aruond the 1950 s or so. Current market value of these is around $600 to $800. Lots of these were made. Many are still...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carved wood rabbit head on doll buggy, wood rabbit, rabbit head
wood rabbit, rabbit head, wooden wheels: I m sorry to say, without close inspection, that your item is a reproduction item, not a rare antique. These have been around for a while and no where can I find any information that shows anyone ever made this item back in the day. It s only MY opinion,...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cedar Chest, tulip poplar, colonial revival
tulip poplar, colonial revival, sweet gum: without a label there is no way to determine the manufacturer. thousands of companies were in operation in the 1920s when this was made. most chests like this, with the lid arrangement are kept by owners, it is my assumption that it is due to the uniqueness....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): CEI 3 Reel Manuals, slot machine, slots
slot machine, slots, gambling: Hi AleJandro I think I do, it sounds like this is the right manual for your slot machine so take a look at the description and see what you think. It is listed on the Internet here: http://jackpot7.freeyellow.com/page21.html And look for this manual:...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair rushing, paper fiber rush, rush seat weaving
paper fiber rush, rush seat weaving, weaving a paper rush seat: Hi Susan, First of all what did H.H. Perkins advise you to do concerning the flat not round rungs? Since you bought the materials from them, you should also contact them again with any questions you have concerning the materials and/or the weaving of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chairs - Antiques?, reproduction pieces, style chairs
reproduction pieces, style chairs, current market value: Ken - Your chairs are 20th century factory made chairs, probably made in the late 1940s to mid 1950s, and as such have no antique or collector s value. They are reproduciotns, more or less, of Federal style chairs of the early 1800s. Since they are modern...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chest of drawers, joint stock company, maple burl
joint stock company, maple burl, fancy furniture: the burl does look like maple, hard to be certain with burls from photos. the fronts look like walnut as most from this time were either walnut or walnut with decorative mahogany inserted for effect and decoration. it is from the 1920s and was part of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coca Cola Vendor, gameroom, manuals
gameroom, manuals, slot machine: Hi Dunigan, I don t do the soda or pop machines, I don t even own one. But I found one close to yours and I ll try to attach a photo of it which has some information about it. I usually reject soda questions as I don t follow them, but I tried to get you...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Coin on a String dodge for vending machines, gameroom, manuals
gameroom, manuals, slot machine: Hi Curtis, Hey......, Now that is a refreshing question and the first time anyone asked about this. We all heard about the string and drilling a small whole in the coin or gluing the string to the coin. The coin would move on down the coin acceptor/rejector...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): company name, hardware style, business thanks
hardware style, business thanks, approximate age: Hi Michele, The HR & Co was Henry Runcie & Company of Buffalo, NY. The company was established in 1838 and was in business a long time making many types of trunks. The company also started using the name H.R.& Co. Buffalo Trunk Company sometime in the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Complete bedroom set, headboard footboard, tulip poplar
headboard footboard, tulip poplar, colonial revival: made in the 1920s. woods are mixed. the show surfaces are veneers. mahogany is the dominant species, along with walnut. for example, the striped grain that comes together in a v is mahogany that has been bleached. some of the drawer fronts are burl...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Counting Machine, Sega, mills
Sega, mills, manuals: Cathy, Here are some links for you: http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/redington-counting-machine Is this a coin counter you have or just a counter?? Here is another link to an original add for these: http://www.ebay.com/itm/1931-Redington-Counting-Machine-Veeder-Root-Elm-City-ad-/120647359822?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item1c17249d4e...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): dresser drawer pulls, friedman and co, van dykes
friedman and co, van dykes, dresser design: I understand your frustration. I have a few suggestions.Look one line at companys that have a large supply of reproduction hardware, Van Dykes is one, and see if you can get what you need from them. The second is to look on ebay for hardware someone has removed...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique american dresser, handmade?, 1820s, chests
Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique american dresser, handmade?, 1820s, chests, sheraton

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carved wood rabbit head on doll buggy, tole painting, painting magazine
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carved wood rabbit head on doll buggy, tole painting, painting magazine, shipping container

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Counting Machine, redington co, hay baler
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Counting Machine, redington co, hay baler, 1960s

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identify Chair Characteristics
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identify Chair Characteristics

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ferguson Bros. Coffee & End Tables, mahogany veneer, ferguson bros
mahogany veneer, ferguson bros, general antiques: wood is mahogany veneer around the apron, cant tell about the legs, usually they are a differret wood but stained to match. this would have been made towards the end of the companies run, around 1940. they operated from the late 1890s to the early 1950s....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): File Cabinet, wabash indiana, cabinet co
wabash indiana, cabinet co, file cabinet: made around 1900 but i have no references to the company in my materials that would be any help as to the dates of the company. that means little since there were so many mergers going on and short lived companies. that info would have to come fron the county...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): glass figurine, shadow of the cat, glass figurine
shadow of the cat, glass figurine, penny penny: Hi Penny. Penny, keeping in mind the limitations from that sketchy photo, I do not recognize the cat figure in the photo as a work of Rene Lalique (my primary area of interest), and I otherwise cannot identify it. My advice would be to take your inquiry...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Gov. Winthrop Secretary, shaft length, secretary desk
shaft length, secretary desk, glass doors: Hi Terry Nice to hear from you. You ask what type of barrel key You could find that might unlock your desk . The only difference in hollow barrel keys would be in the shaft length, shaft circumference and in the way the little flags on the end of the keys...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identify Chair Characteristics, duncan phyfe, high seat
duncan phyfe, high seat, federal style: the chair is a 1920-40 example of the federal style, sheraton style and duncan phyfe styles all rolled into one. these were very popular chairs in a variety of forms. sets of 6 and 8 bring more money per chair. as asset of 4 they would sell at auction at...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jenny Lind Bed, jenny lind bed, hans christian andersen
jenny lind bed, hans christian andersen, american showman: Cathy - Johanna Maria Lind was a Swedish opera singer born the illegitimate daughter of a bookkeeper in Stockholm in 1820. Her mother ran a girl’s day school and very early on she noticed her daughter had an unusually fine singing voice. At age nine she auditioned...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Kidney Shaped Desk, mahogany veneer, thomas sheraton
mahogany veneer, thomas sheraton, jamestown ny: Peggy - The kidney shaped desk came along in the late 18th century and was popular into the 1820s. Some attribute the form to Thomas Sheraton. The form was revived in the late 19th century as a lady s bedroom desk and became a staple in the 20th century Depression...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lalique bowl, rene lalique, speedy answer
rene lalique, speedy answer, realistic idea: HI Kate. The Pinsons Bowl is an original Rene Lalique design from 1933, which was reproduced extensively by the modern Lalique Company after Rene Lalique s death (he died in 1945). The value of your bowl will depend on many things, but one of those things...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): louis rastetter folding chair, internet patent, rastetter
internet patent, rastetter, folding chairs: Rastetter manufactured folding chairs and tables 1920-40 in Fort Wayne, IN. one line was called Solid Kumfort. they were in wood dand in metal. since they made folding furniture for schools and churches it is possible the name on the back was a retail...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): mimi singer sewing machine, singer sewing machine, sewing machine co
singer sewing machine, sewing machine co, crank handle: Hello Linda, Without seeing a photo of your Singer machine, it is almost impossible to know what you have. In most cases, the Singer machines were mass produced but, there are some of the earlier models that are a bit more difficult to find. Singer Sewing...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Music Back Chairs, lyre, klismos
lyre, klismos, Phyfe: Charles - Your chairs are made in a Federal Revival reproduction style. The harp motif was a popular decorative element of Classical Greek architecture and American Neoclassicism of the Federal era of the early 1800s. The style of the frame is known as a klismos...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mystery gumball machine, gumball vendor, toy and joy
gumball vendor, toy and joy, target: Josh, GREAT NEWS!!!!! With your help and the B&O information I found it, It looks totally different then your photo with the display card in place, and the attached photo will give you and idea of what the front paper looks like! Also the attached information...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mystery gumball machine, northwestern corp, coin mechanism
northwestern corp, coin mechanism, decal: Hi Josh, Your machine was probably made by Northwestern Corp., Morris IL in the 1960 s or 1970 s. The coin mechanism is definitely by Northwestern Corp. Northwestern is still in business. The company started manufacturing in about 1917. From a collectable...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): a number of pieces from up north, headley whitney museum, smithsonian exhibit
headley whitney museum, smithsonian exhibit, north hi: bobklein1@cox.net full view underneath sides tops we were setting up a Smithsonian Exhibit in Lexington, Ky at the Headley Whitney Museum then i went to Danville, Va to pick up some pieces i had purchased. came through Charlotte on the way home!!...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Oak Roll Top Desk, roll top desk, wood dowels
roll top desk, wood dowels, oak roll top desk: Joe - Put the saw back in the tool box. The number one rule of dismantling furniture is It didn t grow there. Some body put it there and attached it somehow and in a factory situation it was quick, meaning screws, not dowels that have to be glued. The...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old rocking chain, old man winter, old rocking chair
old man winter, old rocking chair, winter face: interesting combination of styles and forms. carved old man winter face, rope turned posts with shaker style finales, carved and sculpted seat, narrow shaker style rockers, bamboo turned legs. you are correct 1900-1920, great condition. without a label...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Parlor set, french napoleon, brady texas
french napoleon, brady texas, general antiques: I really need to see more photo, from what I can see in the photos so far, I believe that this was made in the US, because of some of the design details that are not French, but it is in the French style, Unless you have real documentation that this piece...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pie cooler, wicker, antique wicker
wicker, antique wicker, wicker appraisals: For a wicker furniture appraiser, you need to contact a certified appraiser to get an authentic appraisal that will stand up in court, should you ever need that, and also establish an accurate value for insurance or antique, heirloom value for wills. Richard...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): platform rocker, platform rocker, visible markings
platform rocker, visible markings, eastlake style: Lisa - That is an Eastlake style chair (but not Eastlake stye upholstery). They were factory made and mass produced in the late 19th century and without a label there is no way to tell who made it. Your chair is a late version of the style and is probably...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Pump Organ converted to desk, paper sorter, pump organ
paper sorter, pump organ, furniture co: Hi Jennifer Nice to hear from you. I can tell you that your pump organ desk is worth a lot more than your pump organ was before the conversion. Actually these old organs and pianos have little value. I made a conversion myself a few years back. I got my...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pyro art military wood chest, roses bouquet, blanket chests
roses bouquet, blanket chests, american folk art: Jill, That is very interesting with the folk art interior. This is only my own guess, but I think this chest is a little older than 1918, possibly 1890 s to 1900. Also, based on the way it is painted I don t believe it was originally meant to be painted....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): re antique cabinet, antique cabinet, jpg files
antique cabinet, jpg files, joints: send a pic of the outside of the drawer side where the side meets the front--i need to see teh joints a pic of the back pic of the outside of the bottom of the drawer bobklein1@cox.net jpg files as attachments to ONE email include the original...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Re:Sideboard, sideboard, john evans
sideboard, john evans, antique dealers: I have looked at all of your photos and I do think this is actually made between 1870 to 1890s, I have seen pieces sell for around 3,000 pounds at good antique dealers in London and I think your is worth around this amount. Sorry for taking so long to get...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking chair (Lions head hand rests), lions head, wax paste
lions head, wax paste, paint brush: This is an American made rocker, at first glance it looks like it was made between 1890 and 1920, I need to see the underside of the seat where the leg meets the chair frame. I prefer to scratch the wood with a steel wool and fine sandpaper then apply a fine...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rowe AMI Cadette Jukebox, Sega, mills
Sega, mills, manuals: Hi Len, Well Len, my information reads that it was made in 1968, but on another list it shows being made between 1968 to 1971. In my photo of the 1968 model the lower face looks a little different then yours so I would guess that yours could of been made...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Royal Furniture Dresser, bottom drawers, royal furniture
bottom drawers, royal furniture, furniture dresser: This is worth around $100 dollars maximum if it was restored, It looks like it was made between 1920 and 1940, but I would need to see the back to confirm the date. It would probably cost more to restore than it is worth, you could probably sell this for around...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Saginaw Furniture Shops Bedroom Set, birch veneer, inexpensive furniture
birch veneer, inexpensive furniture, glass tops: Jeanne - Solid information about Saginaw furniture Shops is sketchy. They were in business at least from the 1920s to 1960, maybe earlier. They made medium quality, fairly inexpensive furniture. Their most famous product was the Expand - O - Matic line of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Schematic/Manual, Sega, mills
Sega, mills, manuals: Hi Len, I don t remember seeing anything on a jukebox, or did I answer it already? Anyway please refresh me if I missed this ok? as for you Aristocrat MK 2.5 yes there is a manual for this machine at this site: http://jackpot7.freeyellow.com/page21.html...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): sea grass furniture, wicker repair, antique malls
wicker repair, antique malls, sea grass: It looks like you have some very nice items. I ve only seen a few pieces of seagrass furniture as they didn t last as long as reed and were discarded. I m sorry to say I don t know of any restorers in your area. I checked on the Wicker Woman s list of wicker...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Seeburg 5LF-1, seeburg Williams slot machine, manual
seeburg Williams slot machine, manual, manuals: Hi Brian, Yes I know where you can get one, go to this web site: http://jackpot7.freeyellow.com/page21.html And look for this Manual there: Seeburg/Williams/Gaming Devices, INC. Slot Machine Manual. This is a large manual of about 170 pages covering...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Silver Thimble, old richmond, tiny holes
old richmond, tiny holes, number 9: Hello Stan. You are correct in that your thimble is a size 9. If you look up inside the thimble, are there are maker;s marks? You may also find maker s marks on the band, but the band on your thimble is quite worn, so they may no longer be visible. When...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Silver thimble, old richmond, bell shape
old richmond, bell shape, coin silver: Hi Stan, Can you please look into the thimble and tell me if you see anything in the inside top? I m looking for a maker s mark. It could be something like an S in a bell shape .. This would indicate that the thimble was made by Simons Bros. Thanks....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Simpons Supremacy Cedar Chest, worthwhile expense, cedar chest
worthwhile expense, cedar chest, worthwhile project: Hi Margaret Nice to hear from you. I live in Ontario too. To answer your question, Is the repair and refinishing a worthwhile expense & project? The answer is yes, it certainly is if you can do this yourself. The expense for the materials will be less...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): staining cane, dining room chairs, gel stain
dining room chairs, gel stain, oil stain: Hi Susan Nice to hear from you. Stain will only work on cane if there is no finish on it. Sounds like your chairs should be OK to go over with a coat of oil stain. Try a Minwax oil stain. Batter still and less messy would be a gel stain if you can get...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): table, paint and varnish remover, stripping furniture
paint and varnish remover, stripping furniture, cotton gloves: Hi Again Valerie I agree with you, a light stain and then a clear coat. Here is the stripping info. INSTRUCTIONS FOR STRIPPING FURNITURE The first thing you must do is assemble the material to do the job. The stripper is the most important item. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): table, colonial tables, colonial revival
colonial tables, colonial revival, style construction: Val - Your table is called a drop leaf gate leg extension table. It appears to be made of solid wood rather than veneer but I cannot identify the wood from the single photo. We know it is a 20th century table by the number of individual boards used in the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): transition from wood to metal, wood bodies, aluminum production
wood bodies, aluminum production, parker company: The Allen Herschell Company is the carousel maker that transitioned from all wood to wood bodies and metal head, legs and tails, then all aluminum. Production was stopped on all wood horses in the 1920 s. The Parker Company also went from wood to aluminum...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): unknown item..., rococo revival, revival period
rococo revival, revival period, revival style: Val - That is a Rococo Revival style dressing table. My first impression was that it is from the original Rococo Revival period, 1850-1860, made of rosewood. Similar dressing tables are shown in the excellent reference book American Furniture of the 19th...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): unknown thimble maker, antique sewing machine, baked enamel
antique sewing machine, baked enamel, collector friends: Hello Rosa, Thank you for your query and for including a detailed description and photograph. I must say however that I have never seen this thimble before. Regardless, it is modern and I suspect that it is cast metal(heavy)and it also has a baked enamel...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): The value of this buffet from the Empire Furniture Co. huntington w. va., empire furniture co, classical greek architecture
empire furniture co, classical greek architecture, walnut veneer: Diana - The buffet is a Colonial Revival reproduction of a Queen Anne buffet with William & Mary style drawer pulls. It is from the Depression era of the 1930s. It is made of flat cut walnut veneer and secondary woods. It was an inexpensively made piece at...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage optical print, jardins du roy, skydrive
jardins du roy, skydrive, view slide show: Your print is an engraving and it looks like it could have been made circa 1890s but I would really need to hold the paper and see the paper s grain and transparency to really know what this is. It was hand tinted with watercolors but it is not rare, I have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Vintage Paramount Suitcase, alligator skin, craigslist
alligator skin, craigslist, rarity: Jennifer, While this is not extremely old, probably from the 1940 s to 1950 s era, they are becoming more collectible. But from what I ve seen the prices are not too high as yet, usually in the range of about $40 to $60. It may be worth more if it can...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Waterfall Antique Identification, art deco furniture, antiques dealer
art deco furniture, antiques dealer, antique dealer: No I do not think you missed something, this is mass produced Art deco furniture and in my opinion $1000 dollars is the right valuation. On the high end I would say $1500 dollars but that is about it. The Antique dealer maybe would try to sell the set for...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): White Furniture#452 vanity, chest of drawers, two twin beds, grease pencil, google research
grease pencil, google research, sad demise: Michael - White was a top tier manufacturer when it was in business. Here is a site that has some history of the company and its sad demise. http://www.takingfive.com/Wisdom_built_a_factory.htm Dupont introduced Duco in 1923 and it became the standard...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker chair lrg, wood dowel, wicker chair
wood dowel, wicker chair, dump site: You didn t say if the leg is rattan or wood but the repair is about the same.Peel back the wrap as far as you can up the leg. Cut your replacement piece and drill a hole in the leg and frame for a dowel. If you can get a piece of steel rod the right size....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wicker pie cooler, wicker, turn of the century
wicker, turn of the century: These were made around the turn of the century up till the 20s? I can t tell what the material is from the picture but I can see a few little thing that you should have repaired to retain the value in the future. While these are not rare , they were used...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Willamsport Chest of Drawers, walnut veneer, linen press
walnut veneer, linen press, chest of drawers: Lucinda - Your chest of drawers is actually called a chifforette. The term chifforette is based on the French word chiffonier used as a name for a chest of drawers. It actually means rags. A side by side combination chest and closet is called a chifferobe...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wood carved horse, compost pile, collectible value
compost pile, collectible value, thanks for your help: I believe I commented on this horse before. Maybe you sent it directly to me via carousels.com As I indicated previously, this is an inexpensive, synthetically aged import from Asia. It was made by machine and probably buried in the ground or in a compost...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): wooden spools of thread, coates and clark, wooden spools
coates and clark, wooden spools, coats and clark: Hello Frances, Thank you for your query. Manufacturers of wooden thread spools made them by the thousands. If you look on auction sites like eBay for instance, they are listed by the dozen and for very little money. They really are not worth much on the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): what is this, grammaphone, bellows
grammaphone, bellows, air flow: it was a bellows that fed a fire in a shove or fireplace, the horn was added, there would have been another type of mechanism that transported the air flow to the desired location. you pumped with your foot on the tab at the front of the horn that shoulddnt...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 1896 Mirror, mirror question, general antiques
mirror question, general antiques, chest of drawers: the date is likely correct or close. the pictures are not of the quality that i can see the wood grain or detect any defining markings on the back. i am thinking it was on top of a chest of drawers at one time. the form and bottom board suggest that but...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 2 lenoir chairs, queen anne style, style chairs
queen anne style, style chairs, approximate price: Jeanie - Your chairs are Queen Anne style chairs with the vase shaped splat and French legs. They were made in the 1910s to 1920s. I can t tell for sure what the wood is because the photo is so dark but it could be oak that has been overcoated with a tinted...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 5 cent slot, Mills slot machine, Buckley slot machine
Mills slot machine, Buckley slot machine, slots: Hi Jeff, Sure I can help you on this. Your machine is a Buckley, but could very well be a Mills. Buckley rebuilt used Mills parts to rebuild machines. They added there own design to them and in some case even made there own reel mechanism, but mostly new...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): 5 drawer dresser with moth ball smell, moth ball smell, moth balls
moth ball smell, moth balls, white vinegar: Hi Tina Nice to hear from you. Fresh air and ventilation is the key to eliminating the odor. But before you air the dresser, spray the interior surfaces with a solution of 2 parts water to 1 part white vinegar. By interior surfaces I mean all the wood that...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique chair, american manufactured furniture, colonial revival design
american manufactured furniture, colonial revival design, windsor chair: while it is true the design is what you say, that is the only relationship to windsor. that would probably explain why you cannot find it online under windsor. the chair is a 1920s chair in the colonial revival design. however, i must admit as to never...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Chair, 20th century art, early 20th century art
20th century art, early 20th century art, furniture styles: Robyn - Your chair is Art Nouveau style from the early 20th century. Art Nouveau - the New Art - originated in Europe and had only a slight effect on American furniture styles from 1890 to 1910. A primary characteristic of the style was the incorporation of...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Chair with Picture, savonarola chair, antique chair
savonarola chair, antique chair, approximate value: these were made around 1900 and are referred to as throne chairs, which is a misnomer. more accurately is a variation of a savonarola chair. early savonarola chairs were middle eastern in origin and folded. yours is oak and would sell in a shop, depending...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Child's Rocking Chair, birch plywood, screw heads
birch plywood, screw heads, fred taylor: Bob - The chair was made around the turn of the 20th century, 1890-1910. Formed or molded plywood was relatively new to the industry and many factories experimented with formed seats. The chair was factory made in the Midwest, probably Chicago, Grand Rapids...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Fairbanks Scale, heidi hi, st johnsbury vt
heidi hi, st johnsbury vt, brass accent: Hi Heidi, Your scale was manufactured for many years by Fairbanks. We found it in our copy of their 1905 catalog where it is described as follows: Personal Scale. With Wheels, Full Capacity Beam, Agate Beam Bearings, Measuring Rod, Brass Platform, Nickel...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique mechanical bally nickel slot machine, Mills slot machine, Buckley slot machine
Mills slot machine, Buckley slot machine, slots: Hi Veronica, It s the Mills Skyscraper, that someone has dunked in Red Paint. Seriously these are an interesting machine and look a lot different when painted as it was originally painted. Made by Mills between 1932 and 1935. This is an early machine and...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocker, sears catalog, genuine mahogany
sears catalog, genuine mahogany, platform rocker: Linda - Your rocker is a platform rocker that originally was a part of a parlor set. Parlor sets in the middle of the 19th century usually had seven pieces, a couch (for company only), a gentleman s tall arm chair, a lady s slightly smaller chair without...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Rocker/recliner, rocker recliner, platform rocker
rocker recliner, platform rocker, coil spring: without a label there is no way to determine which manufacturer made this. it is oak. these were manufactured around 1885-1900. these are very cool chairs. they are in the form of a platform rocker which will have usually two or one coil spring and iron...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): antique trunks, antique trunks, trunk factory
antique trunks, trunk factory, newark nj: Misty, Goldsmith & Son had a large trunk factory in Newark, NJ and they named a line of their trunks Neverbreak . They made many types of trunks, as did nearly all trunk makers, for many years. I don t know exactly what years they were in business but...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Applebees Carousel Horse, carousel horse, applebees
carousel horse, applebees, fundraiser: It s not an antique and not really collectible, so I d have to say it s worth whatever someone is willing to pay. Don t purchase it as an investment because it will not increase in value over the years. I wouldn t pay more than $500 for it myself. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): aztec pinball machine, pinball, game room
pinball, game room, slots: Morning James, I show two different models, One is Electronic (with circuit boards) but is rare as they only made 10 of these and came out on March of 1977 and has a value of 875.00. So I am sure you have the Electro/Mechanical model and they made 10,150...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally seriesE, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi Louis, Interesting......... You do have the Bally Series E machine here, but you have the Military Model. I help someone back awhile also from South Africa and he tow had two machine and they were also the Military Versions. If you look on the MPU...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): bally slot machine, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi Diana, You have a Bally Electro/Mechanical slot machine, it s a 1967 Model 809 Multiplier , see the information attached as a photo. Value is a little hard to guess as with all antiques. This is a very nice machine, small and called the Bally Classic...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Ballys slot machine, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi Matt, Happy Thanks Giving to you! Your Bally E/M looks to have come off the assembly line on 6-6-65 I think, this is by your serial number tag. These numbers are hand stamped at the top of the tag in the black area. I can t see the last number but it...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): brandt claw foot table, mahogany veneer, lumber core
mahogany veneer, lumber core, face veneer: Nila - Brandt Cabinets of Hagerstown, MD was a maker of medium quality, mostly mahogany Colonial Revival reproductions. Your table is a reproduction of a Georgian or Federal era breakfast table of the early 1800s. The top is made of mahogany veneer on lumber...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): brass bed, iron rain, horizontal tube
iron rain, horizontal tube, iron side: the date is correct and the bed is a nice one, tall head and foot. the curved piece across the top is most likely solid brass. the outside upright posts-4-will be steel core with a thin sheet of brass wrapped with a seam the smaller pipes are usually...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Buffet, design details, 1960s
design details, 1960s, reproduction: This is a reproduction that was made circa 1960s it was mass produced and is maybe worth around $100 dollars to $150 dollars. it looks like it was well made and does have some nice details but it is nothing special and is a mix of French and northern European...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Carousel Horse, north tonawanda new york, tonawanda new york
north tonawanda new york, tonawanda new york, bad shape: This horse was produced by the Allen Herschell Company of North Tonawanda, New York around 1918. These were made in quantity to be used on traveling carousels. These are the carousels you find at fairs and carnivals. This one is in bad shape. In its...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): cedar chest, nice patina, antique experts
nice patina, antique experts, cedar chest: Hi Corby Nice to hear from you. Wish I could have seen this chest before it was refinished. Did you happen to take a before picture? It is my opinion that this chest has been hand made (and very well made) in the not so distant past. My guess in the 60...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): chair, vintage furniture store, savonarola chair
vintage furniture store, savonarola chair, michigan chair: This was manufactured between 1920 and 1930, It is not really worth much because it was mass produced, The original model is know as a Savonarola chair and was popular during the Italian Renaissance. I would estimate your chair to be worth around $50 to $75...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Chair from The Holabird Company, vintage furniture store, vintage chair
vintage furniture store, vintage chair, century furniture: This chair is not so unique, it was mass produced and there exists thousands of examples, and it was manufactured in the 10 s of thousands, it really was not designed by any one designer, it is more of a chair that was evolved from different American design...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cigar Store Indian, cigar store indian, cigar store figure
cigar store indian, cigar store figure: Peter, Thank you for including a picture! Your Indian is done in a style attributed to the 20th century based on the carving, stance and facial features. A good guess would be mid 20th century, but apparently this style has been carved from as early as...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Cushman, cushman colonial creations, fairfield group
cushman colonial creations, fairfield group, yellow birch: I sincerely think you for the information. More to add to my library of knowledge. For information purposes only regarding wood species; you will find that when cut in the forest, yellow birch, maple, even tulip poplar cut from the same stand will be...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): e series bally, Bally slot machine, manuals
Bally slot machine, manuals, slots: Hi Mike, First this is going to take some doing if you are sure your going to want to bring this baby back to life. As your saying, it is missing the personally EPROM which is vital to the game installed in your machine, and has to match the glass award...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Emerson piano, pierce piano atlas, correct serial number
pierce piano atlas, correct serial number, piano technician: Eva - If that is indeed the correct serial number, the Pierce Piano Atlas indicates the piano was made between 1885 and 1890. In 1885 serial numbers began at 36000 and began again in 1890 at 49900. The serial number can be found as an embossed number on...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Child's Rocking Chair
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Antique Child's Rocking Chair

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally seriesE, mpu board, left hand side
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Bally seriesE, mpu board, left hand side

Collectibles-General (Antiques): brandt claw foot table
Collectibles-General (Antiques): brandt claw foot table

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ID's, herschell, looff
Collectibles-General (Antiques): ID's, herschell, looff, franklins

Collectibles-General (Antiques): What might you think of this chair?, reply
Collectibles-General (Antiques): What might you think of this chair?, reply

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Toledo Scale
Collectibles-General (Antiques): Toledo Scale

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Federal Mirror, duncan phyfe, federal style
duncan phyfe, federal style, google: federal is a style or form of design. it cannot be explained as the term contains elements of sheraton, helpplewhite, adams, chippendale, and duncan phyfe. if you would google federal style you will find examples. send a picture of your mirror and i...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Hat Box Dresser, mahogany veneer, walnut veneer
mahogany veneer, walnut veneer, top drawers: this is 1920s, the wood in the top drawers is mahogany veneer, the remaining drawers and the top box is walnut veneer, the case wood and frame wood is sweet gum and/or tulip poplar. style is colonial revival. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Highboy appraisal(Potthast Bros.), true antiques, cell phone camera
true antiques, cell phone camera, label states: potthast made wonderful pieces. you will need to send pics to my email bobklein1@cox.net multiple pics as attachments to ONE email front view side view rear view outside of one drawer side where the side meets the drawer front pic of the interior...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): IBM Scale, capacity scales, computing scales
capacity scales, computing scales, train whistle: Hi Brock, Moneyweight Scale Co. was founded in Chicago in 1899 as a marketing arm of the Computing Scale Co. of Dayton, OH. W. F. Stimpson of Detroit later formed a trust with the Computing Scale Co. This trust was called Computing Scale Co. of America...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): ID's, craigslist org, atq
craigslist org, atq, inexperienced person: The first horse is indeed a Carmel. I recognize the website you saw this on. I know the sellers. They have been carousel art dealers for many years and they know their stuff. You can trust the Franklins to give you correct info. The second horse was...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Identify and date this chest of drawers + value, oak plywood, chest of drawers
oak plywood, chest of drawers, side edge: 1911-1960 was the run of the company to answer your question i need to see a picture of the back, inside the drawer opening, underneath the side edge is there any other labeling check the underside edge of the side and tell me if it is actually solid...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): jubille mk12 golden strike, Sega, mills
Sega, mills, manuals: Hi Luke, This is not easy but I do have a couple of leads for you. I have a name and phone number for someone in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia who in a member of C.O.C.A. this is a coin machine collectors club, and this person is a member so they might...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Jukebox price, Jukes, jukebox
Jukes, jukebox, record player: Hi Corinne, Well I did the best I can without knowing what grade this jukebox is in, there is a formula for determining grade and grade has everything to do with value. Also being a European made machine not much show up in the information in the U.S.A....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lane cedar chest, lane cedar chest, nancy nancy
lane cedar chest, nancy nancy, cedar chests: Nancy, Lane made a variety of models of cedar chests over many years. Your Lane chest from 1954 does have some value which depends mostly on the condition. I don t have a reference to look up the particular style that you have, but the value is not really...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): lead for slot machine purchase, slot machine, slots
slot machine, slots, gambling: Hi Warren, I am a little confused here, I know the Keeney s One, Two, and Three way Super Bonus Bell Console Floor Slot Machines and I even have a Three Way bonus Super bell myself, and had the one and two ways in the past, but they are All console machines?...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): looking for year it was made and can i get a key for it, lane cedar chest, tyvm
lane cedar chest, tyvm, style number: Hi Scott Nice to hear from you. The lock on your cedar chest will be replaced free of charge by the Lane Company Here is the info http://www.lanefurniture.com/CustomerService/Lock-Replacement.aspx You will see that locks made before 1988 are very dangerous....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): What might you think of this chair?, mahogany color, triangle trade
mahogany color, triangle trade, birch wood: probably grand rapids chair company definitely not stickley. regardless it is a good chair made around 1900, birch wood stained to a mahogany color. bit of an art nouveau style mixed with an empire flavor. the chair behind it looks familiar. ...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mission style hide a bed, folding beds, general antiques
folding beds, general antiques, arts and crafts style: better pictures of your item would be helpful in determining the fair market value. it is the exterior look and details that will determine the value. interior folds, mattress, etc make little difference. However, as to the interior, the condition of the...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Modern recliner ID & replacement springs?, milo baughman, removable cushions
milo baughman, removable cushions, belgian design: Hello, Ask your local specialist in refurbishing for the springs. It s still possible to find them here in Europe so you will be able to have them made in your neighborhood. As for the designer I m not sure. It looks like a H. Brockmann-Petersen design....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Mutoscope, brass plate, clamshell
brass plate, clamshell, writing a book: Hi Larry, I am currently writing a book on the history of the Mutoscope, and a LOT of information will be provided there. I think your price was fair, although the value of the reels varies widely. The cast Mutoscopes of your style sell $4500-8500 or even...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Neverbreak Trunk, wardrobe trunk, luggage stores
wardrobe trunk, luggage stores, compact models: Janice, The trunk you have is called a Wardrobe trunk and these were very popular and made by many trunk companies mostly between about 1910 and the late 1940 s. The Neverbreak line of trunks was made by L. Goldsmith and Sons Trunk Company of Newark, NJ....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Office Specialty Cabinet -- Oak, specialty mfg co, quarter sawn oak
specialty mfg co, quarter sawn oak, value indicators: hi i would say this dates from 1910-20. nice item. depending on the point of sale i would say around 250-350 minimum. in WS probably more, try 425/450 and see what happens, thing is you cannot buy an oak cabinet new for what you can get for it!!...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Chair - European, renaissance revival style, italian renaissance
renaissance revival style, italian renaissance, c period: This is a 19th century X chair probably made in Belgium or France between 1880 to 1890 when the Renaissance revival style was popular, it is inspired from the Italian Renaissance folding chair know as a Savonarola or Dante chair. These type of chairs exist...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): old chairs, maple burl, fire engine red
maple burl, fire engine red, gaudy colors: sorry, thought i had responded to your post. these are from 1900. i would like to see you strip and finish them in a honey color if you can strip them clean. the woven backs and seats are usually done in a herringbone weave. the weaving is expensive...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): very old rocking chair, old rocking chair, abe lincoln
old rocking chair, abe lincoln, hostory: need a picture to help. most likely what he was referring to what became called a lincoln rocker just as there are a form of bed called a lincoln bed. these are terms applied by sellers to bolster the desirability but have now become common names much...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Rocking Chair, wicker rocker, antique wicker
wicker rocker, antique wicker, wicker repair: Trish, I am not certified to give wicker furniture appraisals and as I stated in my bio, do not assess value or give appraisals. However, I can tell you that this wicker rocker is from the turn of the century around 1900 and is an authentic antique piece...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Old Wooden Folding Chair, straight chairs, folding chairs
straight chairs, folding chairs, old chair: Allen - Folding chairs, both rockers and straight chairs, were very popular in the late 1800s. They were used in churches, funeral homes, political venues and aboard boats. A chair virtually identical to yours is shown on page 255 of the reference book Furniture...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pair of splat back chairs, google search, johnson ford
google search, johnson ford, kitchen chairs: hi it would be ford and johnson. there is some sparse information online obtainable with a google search. too much for me to print here. very interesting and a good company. your chair in early 1900s, the wood is birch stained with a water based dye...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Paper scales, sampling scale, scale catalog
sampling scale, scale catalog, poises: Hi Jack, Your Paper Sampling scale was found in our 1927 Fairbanks scale catalog where it is described as follows: These beams are used to determine the number of pounds per ream by weighing of a single sheet. The beam is notched and graduated: front...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): penn shuffelboard, gameroom, manuals
gameroom, manuals, slot machine: Hi Phyllis, I can t tell you much more about it as I deal in coin operated games, and the shuffle board mostly are not, some are coin operated but only for scoring. Did you see the links that I let for the other answers as there is almost a forum on these...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): what is this piece ?, hand carvings, cox
hand carvings, cox, attachments: from this picture i cannot confirm or deny that it is walnut. perhaps you would send a picture to my email bobklein1@cox.net pic standing full view pic standing with the fall front open pic of the back pic of both sides pic of the outside...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): pinball machine, pinball machine, pinball machines
pinball machine, pinball machines, ebay: Hi Jeff Collector would probably say the value on your machine is about $350 in good working condition but I think you should be able to a bit more for it if it is really nice. I would recommend that you watch prices of pinball machines on eBay before...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Please help., american silver thimbles, gay ann rogers
american silver thimbles, gay ann rogers, sewing basket: Hello Joshua. How nice that you have your Mother s thimble! I m sure it has much more sentimental value than appraised value. Your thimble is pictured in Gay Ann Rogers American Silver Thimbles on page 70. It is referred to as an engraved abstract floral...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): question, general antiques, insurance reasons
general antiques, insurance reasons, mike hicks: The back of the desk looks like it is plywood, so that would mean your desk was made in the 20th Century, and it does not look to be 100 years old, It looks like this was made between 1940 and the end of 1950 but I really will need to see more detailed photos...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): removing OLD MASTERS stain from antique student desk, paint and varnish remover, old rags
paint and varnish remover, old rags, tooth brushes: Hi Jill Not sure if it was your question previously but I think it was. The procedure for this job is the same. INSTRUCTIONS FOR STRIPPING JILL S STUDENT DESK The first thing you must do is assemble the material to do the job. The stripper is the most...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Replacement cost for damaged item, hoosier cabinet, antique oak
hoosier cabinet, antique oak, hutch: ernest, What you have is called a hoosier cabinet--hoosier was one of several companies that manufactured these cabinets around 1890-1920. if you bought this in the late 1970s you probably paid 5-600$. you will have to send more photos if you have...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking Chair, metal connectors, mint condition
metal connectors, mint condition, rocking chair: This rocking chair looks like it was made at the end of the 19th century, you should be able to find the designer and manufacture by contacting the US patten office and ask the archive department to search for a rocking chair that was patented on May 29, 1888....

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Rocking chair auction rescue, chair auction, fiber seats
chair auction, fiber seats, paper fiber: i would agree on the age. the wood looks to be figured birch stained mahogany. great clean up!!! to the seat, hard to describe in words the difference between leather and fiber or paper. leather has its own set of characteristics and is more flexible...

Collectibles-General (Antiques): Roos Sweetheart Cedar Chest, animal glue, thin veneer
animal glue, thin veneer, hot clothes: it is your chest so you can do what you want. if you want it all cedar then do it. if you want it original then have it restored. if you remove the veneer there are some things to keep in mind. first, the glue is an animal glue or protein glue. it is...