Collectibles-General (Antiques)/walnut bed frame


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can you tell me how old the bed frame is and its current value. does have tag still attached from Atlas furniture Jamestown Newyork. and partial sticker indicating made of American walnut

Michael - Your bed frame appears to be from the Depression era of the 1930s. It has walnut veneer on the headboard. The rest of the frame is made of secondary wood stained to look like walnut. The "American walnut" on the label is the stain color, not the wood itself.
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I will attempt to answer questions about American antique furniture, including construction details, style, period, manufacturers, care, repair and storage. I do not have any background in appliances, musical instruments, sewing machines, trunks, lighting, clocks or children's and baby furniture and will not respond to questions about those items.


I ran an antique furniture restoration business for twenty years. I am a nationally syndicated columnist on the subject of antique furniture for such publications as Antique Week and New England Antiques Journal. I have produced one video on the subject of furniture identification and my book "HOW TO BE A FURNITURE DETECTIVE" is now available.I have also published articles in Antique Trader, Chicago Art Deco Society, Northeast Magazine, Victorian Decorating and Lifestyles, Professional Refinishing, Antiques and Art Around Florida and Antique Shoppe. You can visit my website at

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