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Mahogany Chest and Tallboy- Purchased in 1975 at Estate Sale in CT

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Posted 4 years ago

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I have had these dressers since 1975 when they were purchased at an estate sale in New Haven, CT. We were told they were "at least 75 years old" at time of purchase, however there are absolutely no markings to confirm manufacturer or help with date. Nails holding back panels appear VERY old and dovetailing is fairly symmetrical but not exact (as shown in picture). We were told at time of purchase that drawer pulls were not original, but that is all we know. Any help identifying or pointing us in the right direction would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!

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  1. laguiar, 2 years ago
    I got a similar dresser. It was built 1895 in Mount airy.
    They look very close
  2. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    A photo of the back would be helpful.

    The dovetails look to be uniform and machine cut.

  3. laguiar, 2 years ago
    Ok so I have been trying to add a picture and don't know how.
    How do I send you a pic?
  4. scottvez scottvez, 2 years ago
    I think you are limited to four pictures per posting.

    Open another posting and call it part 2 and add the photos there.

  5. katherinescollections katherinescollections, 2 years ago
    Hi Iaguiar, you can edit and remove one of the dovetail photos, then add the other photo. There is an edit button at the top left of your page under your name.

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