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I would like to know the approximate age and value of this sewing cabinet - it doesn't hold a sewing machine but appears like it could be for sewing notions.  If you happen to know its purpose would appreciate knowing and the type of wood.  It is obviously a dark finish.  Belonged to my grandparents.

made in the 1920-30 era and was as you suspect a sewing cabinet for keeping all the implements together for hand work.

wood is either sweett gum or/and tulip poplar stained to a walnut.  finish is original.
light color badge on the drawer is birds eye maple.

in a good retail store it would price at 200/250 after waxing.

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robert klein


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.


I have been in the antiques furniture and restoration business and in the sales of American antique furniture for 40+ years and have continued my education in the trade attending workshops and seminars through several organizations.

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