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Collectibles-General (Antiques)/strickley bro desk??



I just purchased a desk from a older lady today, i can only find one identifying mark on it, picture of it is included.Just wwondering if this is a real piece, how old it is, and ifthere is any value. Im not looking to sell it, i got it to refurbish for my daughters room. Thank u so much, im looking forward to hearing bavk from you.

this label was used in the late 1920s.  a shop retail price as it site would be 150-225.

restored properly it would have a retail value around 500.

This was their 'revival' style of furniture.  revival meaning it was a copy or had style and design elements of pieces from the 1800s.

cant tell the wood species but probably mahogany veneers and sweet gum.

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robert klein


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.


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