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I am trying to find out approximately, if not exactly, what year this furniture was manufactured. The armoire has a lock from "The Eagle Lock Company" in Terryville, Connecticut. Both pieces have a worn label on the back reading "The Forest Furniture Company,  North Wilkesboro, NC, to Harley Holt Company, Nashville, TN"... That is all I can make out on the label. I could not find a year anywhere. I would also like to know a rough estimates of how much the furniture might be worth- it's in decent, but not great shape.
Thank you so much for your time!

Since furniture styles overlap and continue, unlike cars, without a date on a writen label or a manufacturers invoice, there is no way to get the date exact.  

This style was manufactured in the 1920s.

The style is now called colonial revival.

walnut and mahogany veneers with sweet gum and tulip poplar for frame and case woods.

the pieces would retail together at 4-500 retail in a shop.

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