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Kathy wrote at 2008-09-07 16:32:52
I googled Warsaw Furniture Co in KY because I am hoping to purchase a piece of their furniture and ran across Shirley's question.  I worked there about 20 years ago.  It has since been demolished & a gas station replaced it.  As far as knowledge about the furniture, I know very little.  However, I can help you locate the former owner.  He owns a business in Carrollton, KY called LanCay.  If you'd like to search for their phone number, I'm sure he can probably help you.  He is elderly but last I saw of him his memory was very sharp.

Jean wrote at 2009-02-22 19:38:48
I too have a table marked with W F MFG Co, Warsaw, KY on the bottom.  This table is a card table with collapsible legs.  Is there anyway to find out about this Manufacturing company.  I have read in recent column about other tables manufactured by same company.  This is a really nice card table with inlay wood on top and decorative legs.

Kate wrote at 2009-06-06 14:17:48
I have also been trying to find info on the Warsaw Mfg. Co.  I have an oak hall tree with claw feet on the front, 4 ornate double large and double small hooks, leaves carved on the top two corners, beveled mirror with a beautiful curved oak frame around mirror.  There are two shipping labels on the back.  In hand writting it says: T Ashley Dent, Klingman Sample Furn Co, Grand Rapids, MI and the printing underneath says The Warsaw Furniture Mfg Co, Warsaw, Ky.  I have had the piece for about 25 years.  I was interested in more of the history about it and also possibly interested in selling it.

Freddy wrote at 2013-07-26 21:15:13
Kate, I just inherited the same piece from my grandmother.  Were you able to find anymore history about this piece???

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