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Sample Appraisal: Pottery Jug

Appraisal ID: 11542 Appraised On: Oct 24, 2006 Market Value: $ 150.00 Replacement Value: $ 195.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Ca. mid 19th century ovoid shape two gallon stoneware jug stamped Walker & Co., Boston, Mass., measuring 15" high. Good condition. Stoneware was made of finer and denser clays and fired in a kiln much hotter than for...

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Sample Appraisal: Wooden Hutch

Appraisal ID: 11301 Appraised On: Aug 28, 2006 Market Value: $ 1,800.00 Replacement Value: $ 2,200.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: The heavily carved figural relief, possibly made from Honduras mahogany, along with the hand-decorated leather panels are representative of a high quality artisan's work that typically today are found throughout the Caribbean. The leather is...

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Sample Appraisal: Watertown Table & Chairs

Appraisal ID: 10243 Appraised On: Jan 15, 2006 Market Value: $ 1,600.00 Replacement Value: $ 2,000.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a matching dining room set consisting of an extension table, four upholstered side chairs, and a server with low backsplash. All are attributed to the Watertown Table Slide Company and estimated to be...

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Sample Appraisal: Tea Server (Tea Pot)

Appraisal ID: 11330 Appraised On: Aug 30, 2006 Market Value: $200.00-$300.00 Replacement Value: $300.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: John O. Mead was born in Connecticut circa 1796. He worked from 1830 to 1835 as a silverplater in Chicopee Massachusetts overseeing the plating and gilding work at N. P. Ames Manufacturing Company. He then worked from...

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Sample Appraisal: Small Japanese Table or Pedestal

Appraisal ID: 11365 Appraised On: Sep 08, 2006 Market Value: $ 325.00 Replacement Value: $ 450.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a 19th century Chinese low table with ivory or bone and wood inlay detail and highly carved legs with phoenix motif. The table uses the traditional mortise and tenon construction...

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Sample Appraisal: Piano

Appraisal ID: 11273 Appraised On: Aug 21, 2006 Market Value: $ 800.00 Replacement Value: $ 1,000.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Stultz & Bauer upright piano, maple case, cira 1960's. Size: 58" Long, 25" Deep, 38" High. Very good condition. Stultz & Bauer, of New York CIty, was a company solely owned by the Bauer family, who personally supervised each...

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Sample Appraisal: Metalware (Brass, Copper)

Appraisal ID: 10270 Appraised On: Jan 18, 2006 Market Value: $ 75.00 Replacement Value: $ 100.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a Purim plate. It appears to be made of brass (not copper) though such plates are often made of pewter or even silvered pewter. The maker and age of this particular plate are unknown. The...

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Sample Appraisal: Kid’s Tricycle

Appraisal ID: 11541 Appraised On: Oct 23, 2006 Market Value: $ 75.00 Replacement Value: $ 100.00 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Circa 1940's "Super Chief" tricycle manufactured by the Lake Mfg. Co., Lansing, MI. Good condition with original paint, handles and pedals. The word tricycle has been in use since the early 19th century and stems from the Greek tri (treia),...

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Sample Appraisal: Individual Creamer

Appraisal ID: 11378 Appraised On: Sep 12, 2006 Market Value: $ 40.00/2 Replacement Value: $ 50.00/2 APPRAISER COMMENTS: Circa first quarter 20th century porcelain pitchers/creamers with fruit motif and gilt decoration. Marked "Made in Germany." Size: 4"H. Good condition. The label "Made in Germany" was originally introduced to Britain by the Merchandise Marks Act...

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Sample Appraisal: Fishing Reel

Appraisal ID: 11340 Appraised On: Sep 01, 2006 Market Value: $ 35.00 Replacement Value: $ 50.00 " title=""> " title=""> " title=""> " title=""> " title=""> APPRAISER COMMENTS: This is a Pflueger Pakron Model No. 3178 fishing reel in excellent condition. The Model 3178 is a trolling reel and was manufactured in the years 1952,1956-57, 1959, 1962-63, 1965 and 1967-80. Ernest F....

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