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A few months ago I picked up this child's hoop back rocking chair.  Upon closer inspection, it seemed to be older than I originally thought. At first I thought maybe 1920's, but now I'm thinking before the turn of the century.  I wondered if you could tell me how old you think it is, what wood it is, and any thoughts on its value.  Thanks for your time.

Bruce

PS I have more pictures if you want them.

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Hi Bruce,

What you have is a rather poor reproduction of a Sackback Windsor Rocker.
It appears to be made of Maple with hickory turnings.  I place a value\
of $25. to $30. for it.

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George E. Harrison III
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