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Discussion Forum


Started by stephen cole 6 minutes ago.

Art Deco ? Lamps 7 Replies

Started by Thomas Saletta. Last reply by karen jean latulip 1 hour ago.

Oriental coffee/tea plunger 5 Replies

Started by Sara Michie. Last reply by karen jean latulip 2 hours ago.

Brass Double "Spout" Whatisit?

Started by Mike Walker 13 hours ago.

Sarah's Attic - Granny's Favorites 2 Replies

Started by Charlotte. Last reply by Mark D Swartz 14 hours ago.

Help with Dining set ID 3 Replies

Started by Dana T Thramann. Last reply by House of Charm Antiques Southinc 14 hours ago.

Id depression glass 1 Reply

Started by Charles Sabo. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera 15 hours ago.

Odd Lighter Found at Antique Store 2 Replies

Started by Jesse M. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera 15 hours ago.

Cast Iron or Metal Bust Head of Man no Mark 3 Replies

Started by Jesse Kellman. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera 15 hours ago.

Samuel Clemens/Twain 1 Reply

Started by C Conry. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera 16 hours ago.

Slush-mold "Dune Scooter"~Any guesses on the maker? 2 Replies

Started by bob clark. Last reply by bob clark 20 hours ago.

Brass Drawer Handles ?? Worlds Fair Motif ?? 15 Replies

Started by Holly Kontos. Last reply by Holly Kontos 20 hours ago.

Old industrial phone 5 Replies

Started by Lorenzo Mazzaro. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera yesterday.

Old pottery planters or umbrella stand? 10 Replies

Started by Alan Reed. Last reply by Alan Reed yesterday.

Cool Piece But What? 8 Replies

Started by Bill Dyer. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera yesterday.

Porcelain Mark-Austria 6 Replies

Started by House of Charm Antiques Southinc. Last reply by House of Charm Antiques Southinc yesterday.

Looking for some background info/valuation on this pocket watch 11 Replies

Started by Lloyd Levine. Last reply by Lloyd Levine on Friday.

The Seven Canon Falls South Cheyenne Falls Colorado Brass Souvenir 4 Replies

Started by Mark D Swartz. Last reply by tomsantiquesetcetera on Friday.

High End Estate 16 Replies

Started by House of Charm Antiques Southinc. Last reply by House of Charm Antiques Southinc on Thursday.

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Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on April 22, 2017 at 3:39am

Many doll heads are made of composition and filled with horsehair or sawdust or other filler. I've never heard of a coconut being used but I guess it could.  The red dot on her forehead is a sign of a Hindu or Buddhist woman. It has many meanings.  I've never seen a Hindu or Buddhist woman with blonde hair, but anything is possible!

Comment by Maggie Heiser on April 20, 2017 at 9:05am

Just not sure looking for knowledge.

This item seems to be made of a fiber material perhaps coconut and has a hole in the top. 

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on April 15, 2017 at 11:46am

HEY NEWBIES, Mouse over those ugly generic avatars, follow simple instructions and post pictures of yourself or something that IDs you or your business,

John, and  others:  To the right of your Post is a "bold X", click on it to terminate that reply.

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on April 15, 2017 at 11:42am

John, no offense but most of us sleuths like the challenge of identifying stuff but pricing it is up to you. Values depend on age, rarity, condition, supply,  demand and  who or where it was made.

Once your item has been identified, you can check auction sites and make your own determination of value.

I used to provide values, but many arguments arose because most owners believed their item was special and worth more than I suggested.

In checking eBay use their menu to check "Sold items".

Comment by Fred Silva on February 28, 2017 at 7:22am
Comment by Lloyd Levine on February 27, 2017 at 12:40pm

Another reliquary ?

Measures approximately 2 3/4" x 2 1/4" x 3/8".

Comment by Roseanne McLoughlin on February 27, 2017 at 12:15pm

Yes, I know it's called a Secretary.  I used the word desk because most people are more familiar with that.  Thanks for the tips about where to post it.

Comment by Fred Silva on February 27, 2017 at 6:38am

Roseanne , mahogany is not a great seller. Most dark wood and maple does not sell well anymore. Something this nice could bring $100 to $300 +or - depending on area of country you live in. I would suggest an ad in The Antiques and The Arts Weekly for best result for selling this Plantation drop front desk 

Comment by tomsantiquesetcetera on February 27, 2017 at 4:04am

Roseanne, it would be better if you posted this in Discussions, you have it in Comments Wall.  As people reply your Post falls off the cliff into cyber space.

Click, "+Add a Discussion" above.

It's called a Secretary, not a desk. More pics would help.

Comment by House of Charm Antiques Southinc on February 20, 2017 at 9:49am

Cat and mouse game?


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