Collectibles-General (Antiques)/blind door cabinet

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I recently purchased this cabinet from an estate sale. I paid 90.00 for it. There are initials PP carved in the bottom door besides that there is an old stamp on the back 780. I would like to possibly discover where and when it was made and how much it is worth. Thank you.

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jacobean style cabinet manufactured in the 1920s.  without a label of the manufacturer there is no way to tell which of about 5000 made the piece.  teh 780 could be either a style number or a color number, the pp could be anything, likely the initials of a previous owner as it was not uncommon for owners to put an ownership initial or name.

market value about 350-450 at a store

the jacobaean style of the legs is called cup and cover.

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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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