Collectibles-General (Antiques)/Original Piece?

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I have a Maddox Table Secretary that looks just like the one you have listed #134.. It has the stamp in the top drawer with the Bull on top.. the quality however does not look quite as good as the one you show #134.  The wooden lattice work on the glass is different. How can I tell if my piece is a genuine Maddox Table.  I can send you a photo if necessary.

Thanks,

Sandra

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gosh. according to your feed back i failed miserably answering exactly what you asked. my sincere apologies.
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if it has the label it is made by maddox table co.  the label is the only way to tell since other companies, many of them, made this style.

woods are usually sweet gum and mahogany stained to match.  

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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. robertsantiques@cox.net 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.

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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.

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