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That is an previous sideboard which has been within the household for a long time, possibly up to a hundred years, which we inherited. A grand piece of furniture (strong wooden) which is nicely made and is a useful bit of furnishings to have in the dining room; albeit after decades of use the drawers no longer run properly once you pull them out and you have to elevate them barely in an effort to put them back when you push the drawers in. And even then the drawers (especially the top one) droop slightly, goes back additional than they should and sit at a slight angle.
steph – sadly, it’s not a good time to sell antiques. Individuals are simply not shopping for do to the poor economic system. I hope you keep a few of her things. I really treasure the old things that I have that belonged to members of the family. I consider how the grandmother I never met used the crystal sugar bowl. I can deal with it and by some means it means something. Sorry that your grandmother had to enter a nursing home.
Other issues to look for in op shops is, anything from the Vietnam war. I found an old Zippo lighter inscribed with Vietnam I’ve been there” and the dates of the soldiers tour in an op store. I paid a couple of dollars for it and acquired $850 for it. Search for any memorabelia from the Nazi era, especially something with a Swastika. Outdated, authentic Levis denims, pre 1950’s. Lookup a description on the net to see what it’s essential to search for. Early computer systems, such as the original Ataris are worth money if in working order.
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