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TRUNK
TRUNK  

PLATE OF TRUNK
PLATE OF TRUNK  
I PURCHASED THIS HEADLY & FARMER TRUNK AND I WANTED TO KNOW IT'S VALUE IF ANY.  CAN YOU PLEASE HELP.  I'VE HAD IT FOR 6 YEARS AND WHEN I BOUGHT IT AT THE GARAGE SALE, HE TOLD ME IT WAS OLD AND HAD THAT HE HAD IT RESTORED.

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Hello, I am not able to enlarge your picture of the trunk so I will need to see a few larger pictures before I could really give you a good estimate of the value.  You can email a few pictures directly to me at Marvin@ThisOldTrunk.com  Also, a picture of the interior would help. Does the trunk have the original tray?  From the one small picture of the trunk it looks like a flat top trunk from the early 1900's. I'll be glad to help with more information if you email the pictures and any other information that would help. I am familiar with this trunk maker and I've seen a number of their trunks over the years.  
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Marvin D. Miller

Expertise

I can answer questions related to antique trunks, their age, manufacturers, styles, patents, etc, including all types of trunks such as steamer trunks, saratoga trunks, Victorian trunks, slat trunks, toy and doll trunks, stagecoach trunks, valises, hat trunks, and others.

Experience

I have over 40 years experience in trunk restoration, collecting, and research. I own the most extensive collection of historical documents, catalogs, maker's labels, cards, etc. related to antique trunks. I am always updating my inventory of historical documents and antique trunks.

Organizations
Association of American Antique Trunk Restorers, President.

Publications
Primarily on the website www.ThisOldTrunk.com Cotton & Quail Antiques newspaper (Southeast). Antique Journal magazine.

Education/Credentials
Bachelor of Arts from the University of Georgia. I have conducted extensive research related to the topic of trunk manufacturers and trunk styles in the U.S. and Europe.

Past/Present Clients
Have consulted for the Pawn Stars TV show on antique trunks. I have sold antique trunks to museums in California and Florida and to customers around the world.

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