I have the opportunity to purchase a set of globe wernicke stacking barrister bookcases. The glass in all three sections is in good condition, as is the hardware. The top two are size C 8.5, however all of the literature I have found says they only made C9 and up? This has me puzzled.
The bottom shelf is a C11. All three are grade 299 (quarter sawn oak with a glossy finish).
It comes with a top and bottom. I am wondering what the value would be? And whether you know anything about the C8.5 size?
Answer Pamela - C units were made in 9 and up in the US but your cabinet is Canadian made and Canadian and English units may have been different. Obviously they did them make them since you have two of them. I know they made D units in 8.5. here is one.
Globe units with original glass and intact hardware sell at auction in the $75-$150 per section with crown and base. Your set would sell in the $225-$450 range depending on the local market and unit condition.
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