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Hello, I have a library table that I am having a hard time figuring out if it is vintage or antique? It also looks as though the drawer pull is not original and has been replaced, but not sure on that either. I know it is walnut and it's a library table, but that's all I know.

Was wondering a round about value and if it is vintage or antique.

Thanks so much for your time, it is really appreciated :)

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The library table was manufactured around 1900-1915.

the wood looks like birch in the photo.  Since there is water damage on the top left, as it sits it would sell at 250, restored properly 650.

yes the pull is replaced.  antiques by definition are 100 years old as yours is.

we have refinished many of these over the years, they sell good but only if it is a proper restoration.

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