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Posted 4 years ago

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Tumbarger
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Family piece of furniture. Just wondering what it is and value?
I have other pieces that we were given from the elders in the family and I will post another one I am curious about. Thanks in advance!

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  1. Larry Hanlon, 4 years ago
    This is a Davenport Desk (Captain's Desk). Turn of the Century in the Eastlake Style.
    Appears to be in good condition.
    Hard to say value these days but I would say 500.00+.
    Hope this helps, regards, Larry
  2. Tumbarger, 4 years ago
    Thanks Larry! Davenport...I will look that up.
  3. SMD SMD, 4 years ago
    I would call it Davenport parlor desk, 1870's, walnut.

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