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Hello,  I have a McLean's platform rocker that I would like to sell as I am downsizing.  The brass plate reads:
McLean's Rocker 179. pat. May 23 '76  w. fourth st Cin.O
It is in good condition and needs only a shampoo.  Can you give me a ballpark figure of its value and where I might try to sell it please?

Thank you.

dealer would pay about 100 to sell at 200-250 after some cleaning.

It is a victorian style but cannot tell you the wood species from the photo.

take picture to dealers in your area as i do not know where or what type publications are in your area.  you will have to sell locally as shipping would be more than the chair.


hope this helps

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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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