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 I have this little cabinet. What is it's purpose? Name? Any value? It is 34 " tall, 17.5 wide, and 12" deep. I think 1939.

Hi Lorraine,

I believe that your serving piece was originally used as a portable bar
for serving guests. You mention 1939 as a possible year for manufacture
but I am thinking it could have been made earlier, after the end of

With the end of prohibition on December 5, 1933. many folks were finding
new ways to welcome spirits legally into their homes and giving their
beverages of choice a prominent spot.

Today we do not place so much importance on this pastime and to this
end, it limits the level of interest for most buyers, thus limiting it's
value in the marketplace. I would value your piece at $250. -$300.
to an interested party.

Best Wishes for the New Year,

George E. Harrison III  

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