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Hello, I have an old rocking chair I am looking to sell, I have seen similar mission style rocking chairs but this chair has a few curves and details...Is this chair rare? I believe it is the original upholstery on the seat, and it is filled with wood chips (wood wool?). I would love to know when and where it came from and an approximate value. Thank you!!


1910-20.  slat back slipper rocker.  cant tell the wood but probably birch stained to a dark mahogany from the factory.  without a label there is no way to tell who manufactured this as there were several thousand manufacturers in operation.  not rare, manufactured.

seat with horse and pig hair stuffing as is common.

retail in a shop it would sell at 75-125 depending on condition.


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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. 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.

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