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A Landstrom Furniture Desk from circa early 20th Century in Georgian-Colonial Revival Style

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BSc, MSc, Expert Appraiser of all kinds of Antique items. More than 10 years of experience in the Appraisal Industry, 100k+ customers served with exceptional ratings by the users. Antique store owner and businessman.

This is a piece my in-laws had. (Both are deceased) I have no idea where they obtained it.

A Landstrom Furniture Desk from circa early 20th Century in Georgian-Colonial Revival Style

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This is a professional appraisal report for [rm_focus_keyword] provided upon request. It contains a detailed description and evaluation of your [rm_focus_keyword]. This document also includes information about how to sell your item and about the valuation method we’ve used. Keep in mind that the appraisal value is only applicable to this particular unit and should NOT be understood as a general valuation of [rm_focus_keyword]. It is very important to understand this, as values can range from 100 to 100K depending on subtle details.

This report is designed to give you an appraisal value for the [rm_focus_keyword] you own, whether it is furniture, china, glassware, or other types of antique or collectible items. The information provided will help you to understand your piece and its value. It also provides an appraisal value in US dollars, as well as how to sell it. This report is not intended to encourage you to sell your antique; rather it aims to provide information on your antique’s value so that you know what steps to take if you do wish to sell.

Description and history of [rm_focus_keyword]

A Landstrom Furniture Desk from circa early 20th Century in Georgian-Colonial Revival Style.

Identification

An antique Landstrom Furniture top-down writing desk is a rare and beautiful piece of furniture. Perfect for the collector, this multi-functional desk offers a unique combination of quality craftsmanship, timeless design, and sophistication. With its solid wood construction, you don’t have to worry about quality – this piece was built to last. It also includes plenty of storage space for all your writing needs. Delightful details add an air of elegance and refinement to it, making it stand out from even the most exquisite home furnishings. Whether you’re looking for something to display in your study or a gorgeous gift for somebody special, this is definitely an item worth considering.

Provenance

A picture of the maker’s mark can be used to reconsruct the provenance of this piece (see right).

You can be sure that the desk furniture you are using came from the best possible source – Landstrom Furniture. Since 1879, this furniture manufacturer has become known for its quality pieces and superb construction techniques. Taking great pride in their craftsmanship, Landstrom Furniture has been able to create timeless designs that are sure to last many years in any home. Not only is it made of sturdy materials designed to stand the test of time, but there are a variety of styles available.

This particular mark was used during the period circa early 20th century, 1900-1920.

Age

The age of the desk is circa 1900-1920.

Style

The Landstrom Furniture Desk is a beautiful example of the Georgian-Colonial Revival Style. The desk features four drawers and a mahogany top, with graceful Queen Anne legs supporting it. Its intricate design and solid construction has made it an enduring choice for collectors of antique furniture. The combination of both traditional and modern elements gives it an elegant yet timeless look that would fit in perfectly with a modern home office. With its quality craftsmanship, this piece will certainly make any workspace look stylish and inviting.

Colonial style furniture is highly recognizable and evokes a distinct feeling of old-world elegance. It tends to be straightforward, simple in design, and made out of natural materials. Wood is the most common material used in this style, usually with a light finish that highlights the wood grain. Furniture pieces often have gently curved lines and exposed joinery, like dovetails or mortise and tenon connections. Additionally, they tend to be quite sturdy due to the high quality construction and natural solid woods used. Lastly, antique furnishings that fit into the Colonial style tend to feature detailed carvings throughout the legs for an added touch of elegance.

Similar Desks used as comparison

Appraisal Value ($)

$900-1,100.

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How to sell it

Antiques, art, and other collectibles are difficult items to sell online. Selling [rm_focus_keyword] can take a lot of time. Be patient, but also make sure that the price you are asking for is the right one for your pieces of art. Consider the following tips on how to sell antiques and collectibles online: These tips will help maximize the price of your antique or collectible.

I would recommend selling it online. There are many ways to do this. For instance, Post an ad on Craigslist. Use eBay to sell antiques online. Post a listing on the Etsy marketplace. Sell with direct messages using Instagram. You can create a website using Squarespace or WordPress. Use Shopify to sell via a website, POS and social channels. List your items on Bonanza.com, Facebook Marketplaces, or Amazon Marketplaces. If you don’t have time, I would recommend starting with Facebook, Etsy, and Amazon.

The key to selling antiques online is to let potential customers know that you know what you are talking about. It’s much more difficult to sell something when the potential buyer can’t be sure it’s authentic. Sellers should use a well thought out descriptive guide like this one. A good lead generation service should be helpful in establishing these relationships with online buyers, and an effective way to do this is through classified ads. If a buyer asks for more information, giving them some valuable facts well ahead of time will get you more sales because your reputation will increase and real customers are the ones who ask for more details.

In order to sell your antiques online, you will need to create a profile on the relevant forum (Etsy, Amazon, and FB). Make sure you add a high-resolution image of the product (include at least 3 detailed photos) and add some text. The text should be informative and straight to the point; nothing fancy or fluffy.

Asking price is a big factor in selling your antique. If your asking price is too high (fancy company stickers, missing parts, or chipped paint), you are unlikely to get many bids. If the asking price is too low, it will cost you money for repairs, shipping, and insurance. As a general rule, I would recommend setting an asking price that is 80% of the value of this report, so you will make the listing attractive from the beginning.

About the valuation method

This is a detailed report of the value of your piece. To determine the value, the appraiser has considered the results from past auction sales. Keep in mind that the final price can be different from the asking price that you can find on the internet. You can see ads on the internet with different asking prices. However, a very high asking price doesn’t normally find cash from a buyer.

That’s why our method comprises searching and comparing similar past sale results that had a buyer. That’s why we can provide an accurate estimation of this item.

To get an accurate valuation of your antique piece, I considered the following: description, condition, and possible precious metal content. History, age, provenance, and the importance it has played in history are also considered. A crucial interest is a collector’s willingness to buy this piece. While some antiques are really collectible, others are really difficult to sell, and hence their value decreases.

Antiques can be a good investment. A piece’s year of manufacture, condition, rarity, and history can all influence an antique’s value.Antiques, when bought wisely and carefully, can provide many good years, even decades, of enjoyment before their value appreciates significantly. Antique furniture, paintings, prints, and maps are not only useful works of art but also tangible assets. Their value in the market increases every year, making them great long-term investments for people who want to diversify their assets.