Dating antique lane furniture
His large, non-functional, veneer crafted imitation dovetails are fabulously mid-century American in their exaggeration.Other American companies were offering interpretations of Danish modern.
” If I get a positive reply I ask them to look on the bottom or the outside of the back for the model number and serial numbers.I also ask them to check the condition of the lock.I then explain that this cedar chest can only be opened from the outside. Then I give them a toll free telephone number to get a lock replacement from the Lane Company at no cost [(888) 856-8758].Can I replace just the glass part and paint the rest of it or do I need to replace the whole thing?A Complete replacement assemblies as well as replacement acrylic balls are available from a number of sources, including Van Dyke’s Restorers (Editor’s Note: For the sake and safety of future owners of these vintage cedar chests, which were made to last for generations, Antique Trader strongly encourages chest owners to make sure the locks have been replaced on their cedar chests.
Q An old turn of the century piano stool with ball and claw feet turned up in a building I just bought.
The company states that every “Lane” or “Virginia Maid” chest made between 19 needs a replacement lock.
Replacement locks for cedar chests locks can be ordered at https:// or contact a Lane Lock representative by email at [email protected] call toll free (800) 225-0265.
If you have never informed your readers of this service think about it – maybe save a life.
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