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scholle\'s chicago vanity
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Per our prior exchange (via ), I am attaching additional pics of the Scholle's Chicago vanity...I took pics of the underside and close-ups of the legs & hardware but was unable to include them due to the limit on the amount of pics I can attach.   thank you

Please continue to send me more photos if you want, everything I have seen so far does not prove to me that this was made in the 1930, It really looks like this vanity is from the  1950s at the earliest. There is nothing that shows any real age and the patina is also a spray varnish.

It is kind of a mute point because even if this was made in the 1930's it is still a reproduction that was mass produced and the value at best would be $250 dollars. I really do not suggest that you tell the insurance company or the shipping company what I have told you, this is there problem. the best thing to do is to find a furniture restorer and ask them the price to restore the leg, and that is what they should pay.  

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