Collectibles-General (Antiques)/price range

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love chest lane  serial no 2085110/  stamped  moth  protected  style  no 463810 lane company  dept. 25 atavistic  Virginia 24517 price range  no picture  inside great condition.   keep chest closed at all times , warranty  against moth.manufactures of love chest, record and beverage cabinet, wall systems  living , dinning  and  bedroom furniture

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Wanda,

You may also want to send this question to someone who specializes in antique and vintage furniture.  Lane made a wide variety of chests, hope chests, etc. since the early 1900's. The price range is primarily based on the style, condition, completeness, age, rarity, and overall aesthetic appeal. While I don't usually deal in these Lanes chests, I do see them now and then and if in very good condition the price range if often about $400 to $800.  It's a fairly wide range because there many styles and condition is very important.  That's really all I can tell you as I don't have any reference materials to look up all the styles and their original prices.  Good luck.
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Marvin D. Miller

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I can answer questions related to antique trunks, their age, manufacturers, styles, patents, etc, including all types of trunks such as steamer trunks, saratoga trunks, Victorian trunks, slat trunks, toy and doll trunks, stagecoach trunks, valises, hat trunks, and others.

Experience

I have over 40 years experience in trunk restoration, collecting, and research. I own the most extensive collection of historical documents, catalogs, maker's labels, cards, etc. related to antique trunks. I am always updating my inventory of historical documents and antique trunks.

Organizations
Association of American Antique Trunk Restorers, President.

Publications
Primarily on the website www.ThisOldTrunk.com Cotton & Quail Antiques newspaper (Southeast). Antique Journal magazine.

Education/Credentials
Bachelor of Arts from the University of Georgia. I have conducted extensive research related to the topic of trunk manufacturers and trunk styles in the U.S. and Europe.

Past/Present Clients
Have consulted for the Pawn Stars TV show on antique trunks. I have sold antique trunks to museums in California and Florida and to customers around the world.

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