Vintage Dictionary stand

Q: This stand, which looks like it was made to hold a book, has been in my family for many years. Can you tell me what it is for and how much it is worth? It stands 33” tall. A: You have a wonderful oak dictionary stand from around 1900. I was able to locate […]

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Victorian Hall Tree

Q: My husband and I purchased this hall tree about 50 years ago at an antique store. At the time we purchased it the shop owner was unable to tell us anything about its origin or age. Any information that you can pass on to me would be greatly appreciated. A: I have had the […]

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Victor Victrola

Q:  This beautiful old Victor Victrola record player has been in my family for many years. Can you please tell me around when it was made and how much it is worth? A: The Victor Talking Machine Co. of Camden, NJ was in operation from 1901 through 1929. In late 1929 the RCA Corporation purchased […]

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Vintage bentwood smoking stand

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: A friend of mine gave me this strangely wonderful twig table with a log cabin sitting on […]

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19th century Chinese doors

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: We are trying to learn about this door that we have and see if it is something valuable. We […]

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60-inch bellows used as coffee table

Michelle Knows Antiques is a great way to find the value of your antiques. Submit your antique for appraisal on our easy to use form. Here is a recent appraisal from Michelle’s column in Discover Vintage America: Q: We have a 60-inch bellows that we bought in Michigan in the 1970s and used as a coffee table […]

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