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Hi there,
My father had this bedroom set that none of us daughters are interested in keeping. However we can tell that there was remarkable ccraftsmanship and some beautiful wood involved. I know that this set was purchased sometime after 1970, but other than that I have only been able to determine that the dovetailing was machined,not hand cut. I know very little about antiques, but the arch motif and wood pattern seem characteristic of a particular style to me. So far I haven't seen anything matching though, so hopefully you can shed some light on the age and ballpark value of the set for us? I have sent more pictures via email. We appreciate your help!

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consignment shops take 40% so check carefully.  craigs list might be an option as well







This is from the 1920s and is a manufactured set.  the woods have decorative veneers, walnut, mahogany, ash or maple.

market value in a shop would run about 350 per item.

called colonial revival.

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Regarding American antique, vintage, and collectible furniture I can help with wood identification, styles, age, periods, historical coatings, materials, techniques, repair, restoration, refinishing. Please read instructions for posting.

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