Posts tagged “Selling”

AUG
11
2015

Murphy Chair Company

By mwilcox

Cockchair

This "Cock Fighting" chair is not as old as it looks, it appears older because it is patterned after 18th Century English Georgian examples. This one actually dates from the first quarter of the 20th Century. It was made by the Murphy Chair...

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FEB
27
2015

Deco Style Bistro Set

By mwilcox

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While this Bistro type set is based on the Art Deco style popular from the 1930's until World War Two ( 1939), it's unlikely it predates the 1980's. Sets like this have fairly high retail values when first sold, but take drastic drops in value...

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NOV
03
2014

Antique Gothic Revival Furniture

By mwilcox

Gothcabinet

This is Antique late 19th Century Continental Gothic style piece, based on original cupboards made during the 1500's. The Gothic style has gone through a number of revivals, the biggest being during the mid early to mid Victorian era (1849-60)....

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OCT
31
2014

Antique Wicker and Values

By mwilcox

Wickercake

Antique Wicker like this tends to date from the turn of the 19th Century through the 1920's. Wicker furniture dates all the way back to ancient Egypt, Circa 3000 BC, with examples being discovered in tombs by Archaeologists. Wicker was a major...

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OCT
28
2014

"Antique" does not alway mean great value

By mwilcox

Windsorprimitive

This rough looking antique is a very rustic Windsor chair, most like this piece are actually English and not American. These often look like “Married pieces”, the mating of two or three broken chairs made into one functional chair. "Married...

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OCT
17
2014

Antique Double Barrel Shot Gun

By mwilcox

Davgun

Based on the patent date and other markings, this antique double barrel 12 gauge shot gun was made during the late 19th century by the W.H. Davenport Arms Company. Davenport was in business from about 1878 to 1910. W.H. Davenport was located at...

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NOV
16
2013

Hadeland Glassverk

By mwilcox

Bigbear

This impressive Polar bear is by Hadeland Glassverk, founded in 1762, in Jevnaker, Norway. The company first began as a producer of household glass bottles and jars, the company's artware lines a product of the far future. It wasn't until the...

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OCT
08
2013

"Vernis Martin"

By mwilcox

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This piece is a "Vernis Martin” Vitrine, dating from the first quarter of the 20th Century. It's in the Louis XV style, a style which originated in 18th Century France. This style was extremely popular in the past, and reproduced during the turn...

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