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How To Value Antique Tables

February 4, 2013

Whether you have an antique table that has been in your family for a while, or you have recently acquired one, there are some steps you can take to determine its value and how old it is. From spotting the tell tale signs of modern manufacture, to watching out for aspects of its structure that will devalue it, there are small details that can indicate what your antique table is worth.

Looking Out for Signs of Modern Manufacturing

When examining an antique table, there are signs of modern manufacturing you can investigate. By running your hands along the table’s edge, you can feel for sharper edging. Edges that are sharp are signs of modern processing, whereas those that are smooth or uneven are typical of antique pieces. If possible, take a look at the screws that have been used to fit the furniture together. If the width between the screw’s ridges differs slightly with each one, it may be an antique piece. If the screws are even and look alike, that is a sign that they are a by-product of a modern manufacturing process.

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