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I bought this chair in Fryburg Me. any info. you can give me would be appreciate.

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Hi Robert,

Not being able to see the rest of the rocking chair and only the base and rocking
mechanism,, I am guessing that what you have is commonly referred to as a "Carpet Rocker",
made around 1880 out of Oak.

If the chair is in clean overall condition, examples like yours sell in the $250 to $350
range.

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