Collectibles-General (Antiques)/table and buffet



I would like to know the age and maybe the value of the table and buffet that goes with it, my wife has refinished and I know that effects the value, I have six chairs that goes with the table and a wooden box that holds the leafs for the table, it has all original hardware and hinges for drawers and the doors. I can send more pictures of the table and chairs if you need them.

please explain how i could improved on clarity and knowledge.  i see from the feed back that i was lacking in that area.

value will depend on the quality of the refinishing.  smooth finish, good color and if the drawers and doors work smoothly.  all being good for a non professional refinishing, retail in a shop about 650.  professional type refinishing would raise the number.  and yes original would be better and just clean, smooth and wax if the finish was not deteriorated but the value , if refinished properly an right will not be hurt significantly.  hinges on being done right.

cant speak to the rest without pictures.

luce was a good company.

this was dark to begin and should be dark when done, in a dark walnut color.  the sides, faces, and tops should be walnut veneer with tulip poplar and/or sweet gum as the secondary wood.


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robert klein


In regards to American antique, vintage and collectible furniture I can help with wood identification, styles, age, periods, historical coatings, materials, techniques, repair, restoration, refinishing, and value. I do not study mid century and later furniture nor do I deal in lamps, and other smalls. You may ask for values and I will give you current market values, I will not give you 'feel good' values. Understand that there are many factors that contribute to market value. If you want a feel good, unrealistic number, please call a local inexperienced appraiser. It is my desire to help you and in doing so I increase my knowledge as well. For that I thank you.


I have been in the antiques furniture and restoration business and in the sales of antique furniture for 40+ years and have continued my education in the trade attending workshops and seminars by various organizations, institutions, and private collectors.

Professional Refinishers Groop, Int., AIC, Antiques Dealers Association

BA Florida State University BA University of West Florida 1971

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