Collectibles-General (Antiques)/Paine end tables

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Paine end tables
Paine end tables  

detail on top of tables
detail on top of table  
I recently acquired these end tables- they have Paine furniture tag inside drawers. They are not in great shape but I do like them! Any idea how old they are...what their worth might be?

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Sene - Your end tables are Colonial Revival reproductions of Federal style furniture of the early 1800s. Your tables were made in the second half of the 20th century for commercial use in an executive office. They would sell at auction in the $25-$50 each range.

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I will attempt to answer questions about American antique furniture, including construction details, style, period, manufacturers, care, repair and storage. I do not have any background in appliances, musical instruments, sewing machines, trunks, lighting, clocks or children's and baby furniture and will not respond to questions about those items.

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I ran an antique furniture restoration business for twenty years. I am a nationally syndicated columnist on the subject of antique furniture for such publications as Antique Week and New England Antiques Journal. I have produced one video on the subject of furniture identification and my book "HOW TO BE A FURNITURE DETECTIVE" is now available.I have also published articles in Antique Trader, Chicago Art Deco Society, Northeast Magazine, Victorian Decorating and Lifestyles, Professional Refinishing, Antiques and Art Around Florida and Antique Shoppe. You can visit my website at www.furnituredetective.com

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