Collectibles-General (Antiques)/Dresser

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I was just wondering what you might know about this dresser.It has this on the back I27I-WMB CUT-59.  It did have a mirror that had wood around it also, but sadly was broken in a move. But any info on the dresser it self would be appreciated! Thanks!

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1930s.  called waterfall style by most because of the shape of the front of the top.

the veneers are mahogany and burl ash.

the hardware missing can be replaced but not exactly.  I think that WSI Distributors carries a replacement much like that.

as it sits it would sell at auction at 150.  restored in a shop with the mirror and original hardware in fine condition it would sell at 550 depending on the point of sale--type of shop/fancy or plain type.

the numbers on the back represent the style and colors and probably inventory and that would be proprietary to the company.

mirrors can be replaced but the cost is high.

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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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