Collectibles-General (Antiques)/Sligh bed

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March 2016
March 2016  

March 2016
March 2016  
I have a Sligh headboard, foot board,and side rails, imprinted with "1872". I am curious about its history. Thank you.

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The bed was manufactured around 1920 and was originally painted as you can see the remnants.  This was not uncommon with many manufacturers at the time.

Sligh quality was good.  this bed will have to be stripped of the paint nad refinished.

The number stamped is not a date but rather a catalog, inventory, or style number.


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