(Hour 3b) Our Antique Expert, Josh Chamberlain gets plenty of requests about old furniture. Chamberlain explained why 1850 is pretty much the dividing line when it comes to truly valuable antique furniture. Everything made after 1850 was pretty much machine made. The hand made stuff is what’s coveted by collectors.
Chamberlain also offered some pointers on how to self appraise and he had some advice on refinishing your antiques. “Leave them be!” Chamberlain Antiques