I have several Dixie Furniture pieces that I am considering selling and was trying to determine the value. If anyone could give me some ideas on value of these items or where to look it would be greatly appreciated.. Thanks, Chris
1- 4 Post Twin Bed (9(5?)0-3)
1- 4 Drawer Bowed Front Chest (961)
2- 7 Drawer Bowed Front Dresser w/mirror
All the furniture not being true antiques, but of being more of "repro" nature, will be valued accordingly.
Think terms of the lower, to mid 100's rather than 1000's.
I have a similar set to sell. Did you get any information?
I would like to see if you can find any marks in the drawers, pictures of the reverse, and how the bed rails are joined to the headboard. It looks like mahagony stain. If real mahagony or veneer, ups the price a little. Without more info - looks like 1950s.
Just bought the entire set at an estate sale for $200.00. I guess I got a DEAL!
Yes a great deal!
do you know where dixie furnitute was located?thank you.
Founded in Lexington NC by Henry Link and several others around 1901 today is Lexington Home Brands
Hi Gene, Dixie is definitely South East. We have Dixie Furniture Store here in Charleston. They have been here forever. I just bought a mahogany chest of drawers similar to yours, a bit more ornate.
Your pieces are probably a wood veneer over hardwood. It was a common practice to veneer a more expensive wood onto a less expensive wood. They definitely appear to be mahogany and will refinish beautifully. The headboard style - I have been told - is called a broken pediment. My in-laws had a double bed like that. When they were advertising it, they put that as part of the description. Everybody thought they meant the headboard was broken! $200 was a steal for this set.
The Dixie Furniture Company in Charleston is no relation to Manufactured Dixie Furniture. As ntpd4 said: Founded in Lexington NC by Henry Link and several others around 1901 today is Lexington Home Brands.
Gene, you really no youre Dixie Furniture, I have just found a piece in ashland oregon in a auction, but i do not no any thing about it other that it has dixie on it, it is in fairly good condition, cedar inside, 3 full drowers, with 2 top draws.Has 4 2-3 inch legs, all cedar inside, will attach pic, and would love any information. thank you so much.
Known as a Two over Three circa 1960's. present condition $75.00 Dollars.
Although your post is some years old now I also have furniture manufactured by Dixie and discovered this article in my search: http://www.furnituretoday.com/article/21622-
I have found that the item is worth what someone is willing to pay. Helps if there is knowlege of it in your community. A local auctioneer educated me on my pieces and shared typical going prices. Here in Arkansas Dixie manufactured furniture is appreciated for its quality. You just can't get that any more. I have some considerably older than other pieces and although the construction didn't vary the thickness of wood used did. I love that it is made in the US and really don't want to part with mine. Continue looking for info where I can find it. Value to a future owner (family or otherwise) is always enhanced with historical anecdote.
Did the Auctioner. mention the condition is important as well?
Yes A great deal
Dixie furniture is not to be confused with Dixie furniture store.
Dixie Furniture Stores are located in Charleston, S.c.
They do not carry Dixie Stamped furniture.
Lexington, Nc is where Dixie Furniture is produced and stamped...
I have acquired bowed dresser# 292 and high boy #295.I'm trying to find the value of these pieces before they are refinished.
Anyone's opinion would be appreciated.
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