Early 19th-Century Rocking Windsor Armchair
Appraised Value: $3,500 (2013)
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Appraisal Video: (0:30)
Nye And Company
GUEST: It's a Windsor high-back rocking chair. I paid right at $800 about 35 years ago.
APPRAISER: Most Windsor chairs that have rockers were converted to rocking chairs. So what makes this particularly special is that it was made as a rocking chair. And this chair appears to have probably 1830-ish paint, so it very likely could be the original brown. For retail, I would put $3,500 on it.
GUEST: That's amazing. We don't let the dog sit in it, because she's too big, but other than that...
APPRAISER: Well, you should continue sitting in it. That's what keeps them alive.
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