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2016-10-24 Collectibles-General (Antiques) - Red six drawer chest:

Teri - A. H. Heilman was in business in Williamsburg, PA from 1870 to 1929. Your chest appears to be from the early 1920s in Federal style. It was almost certainly painted red by a previous owner, not

2016-10-22 Collectibles-General (Antiques) - Antique Trunk:

Ryan,     This style trunk was most often called a dresser trunk or bureau trunk by the manufacturers. There were several models of these that were patented and made, mostly from about 1905 to the 1920's

2016-10-18 Collectibles-General (Antiques) - American of Martinsville desk/bookcase:

Take the oversize screw out, insert wooden toothpicks into the hole after you put a drop of glue in the hole. Let them sit overnight  then trim them off flush, use an ice pick and start a new hole and

2016-10-18 Collectibles-General (Antiques) - Toy Betsy Ross sewing machine:

Hello Debbie,    I do have the threading instructions for the Betsy Ross if that will help you.  Almost all of these toy machines sew a chain stitch so the tension is important to allow the needle to catch

2016-10-17 Collectibles-General (Antiques) - Colby's Chairs:

Colbys was a retailer and a manufacturer.  The name was used starting in the mid 1940s.  prior to that the name was longer.    These ladder back chairs were from the 40s and should retail at 200 each if


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