You are here:
|Rating(1-10)||Knowledgeability = 10||Clarity of Response = 10||Politeness = 10|
|Comment||We are very excited to hear about this piece and we will definitely be passing it along in our family for generations to come. Thank you for your insight and expertise! Your response was so fast! We love all our old furniture we have inherited over the last 15 years. It is nice to find out what the items are that we have in our home.|
Answers by Expert:
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. firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
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.
Professional Refinishers Groop, Int., AIC, Antiques Dealers Association
BA Florida State University BA University of West Florida 1971