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We have just moved my grandpa into assisted living and I have been put in charge of trying to sell some of his antique furniture. I am not an expert by any means and I am looking for help in identifying pieces and putting a value on them. He is going to be needing money so I want to make sure I am getting the right price for things. If anyone has any information on this dresser, I would appreciate it (I have a lot of other things I may post needing help on too if anyone can help Smile I will attach a picture of the dresser. I did post it online for sale and had so much interest it overwhelmed me and made me worried that maybe I had underpriced it, so I thought I should do a little more research before selling. Please let me know if you have any information on this piece. Thank you for your time!

 
Posts: 1 | Registered: Aug 11, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Early 1900's it looks to be. I think if it were in mint condition you could get 650. Go to some local antique stores and look around at similar pieces. Put an ad on Ebay and Craigslist. Good luck. Go visit your grand father!!!!


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Posts: 1180 | Location: Houston, Tx Zone 9 | Registered: Jul 13, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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WOW! That isn't my preferred style at all, but I would decorate a whole room around it if it fell in my lap.
 
Posts: 3535 | Location: Louisiana | Registered: Jan 15, 2011Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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I don't know where you are and what prices are there but I purchased a similar dresser here about 6 months ago and only paid $300. I am in Portland, OR if that helps.
 
Posts: 2909 | Location: Cuddled up in my pretty purple house! | Registered: Jul 09, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Last summer I saw a couple in MI that owners were asking around $350.00, but no telling what price they accepted.
 
Posts: 3162 | Location: Michigan and sw Florida | Registered: May 16, 2007Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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If I had a bigger room, it would fit right in with the bedroom set I inherited from my DM! VERY nice!

I would figure $300 - $600 depending on location.
 
Posts: 17365 | Location: Daingerfield, TX | Registered: Feb 07, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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It looks like it is in mint condition. You know what you asked for it and the resulting great interest. What did you tell those prospective buyers? Did you remove it from the sale site you had it on?

Wait a while and put it back on and ask twice as much. Then you will find out from that response whether you have it priced correctly or not.

It is hard to say the value from one part of the country to another.
 
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