Antique dealers have expertise to determine the condition and true worth of a Lane cedar chest. Only e-mails containing a full name and mailing address will be considered. Love this old Lane ad. Here, I will share my research, collection, findings, and stories about these awesome little boxes. If your family has been a victim of a , please call us at 1-877-392-4878 or l us to see if we can help your family.
The hope chest was often used for the firstborn girl of a family. I was in there for awhile, screaming and banging. Would anyone know how old it might be? Small jewelry pieces, a glass tube of sand from Saudi Arabia that one brought back from a trip in the 1930s, photos, letters, newspaper clippings about family members, etc. See more ideas about Hope chest, Tack trunk and Furniture. I would like to know if this chest has any value? Guess it goes back to both of my Grandmothers. Look on the bottom of the chest for a six- or seven-digit number, then read that number backwards for the date it was produced.
I found my first Lane miniature three years ago, and have been giving them as gifts to friends and to friends who want them for their daughters. The wooden boxes, used for storage and holding family heirlooms, seem like the perfect spot for a child to hide during a game of hide-and-seek. The children were not able to escape the hope chest after the lid closed. Like Lynda, Check out my blog post from Jan 21, 2017 where I describe what I have designated as Tall Fluted Foot Feet. They were not usually elaborately decorated, except in the case of the ruling class.
If any one would have those items I will purchase them. Eighteen variations of the standard solid cedar chest are pictured. Q: My grandmother gave me her grandmother's cedar chest. Recently found one from an estate sale just like my mothers. Like The painted versions are all definitely newer — somewhere after 1980 I am guessing. Only furniture stores carrying the Lane line of furniture would have been participating in the plan and of those, some may have chose not to participate. I recently purchased a Lane Chest made by Knechtels limited, Hanover, Ont.
In the 1950s Lane added a number of new product lines to its repertoire, including television cabinets manufactured for General Electric and occasional tables. You can visit a local antique dealer to obtain an estimate of your cedar chest's value. Lane is offering a replacement lock which will prevent entrapment because they do not automatically latch shut when the lid is closed. The box is mint, but there was no key, as is the custom, it appears. Hope this helps — let me know how it goes. Thank you for sharing the recall information in this post.
It is not something that I would have bought new. Love this old Lane ad. Love this old Lane ad. Any help would be great. The exterior needed some love but the interior was like brand new. Both numbers are stenciled on the bottom of the chest. He still lives in AltaVista.
I also checked a list a friend of mine has and not there either. There is a Canadian copy right of 1931 and 1935 burnt into it. I have this hope chest. Lusby, Maryland, United States I have a wide variety of interests: going to yard sales, garage sales, thrift stores, estate sales and rummage sales. As for the smell and the interior…it was never sealed so it tends to absorb smells. By the early 1960s I was old enough to start going through their cedar trinket boxes and always found little treasures. Instead of just having sheets and household linen in the bottom drawer, this box would transport these goods and dowries and then later be used as a standard piece of furniture for the lady of the house to use.
Today, however, I ran into one I had not seen before and was not impressed: It was pine, not cedar, and had a basketball court painted on the top! This work has not been seen since and doesn't form part of the folk tradition. Recently found one from an estate sale just like my mothers. The Deitrich chest of 1783 is now in the. Are you interested in learning more about the Lane Compay. It is not something that I would have bought new. Sometimes expensive burl rosewood overlays were used. If you need info on how to determine the age of your Lane cedar chest - you should call customer service at Lane and see if they can help you too.
The style number is 482-S. I just came across this post and it is very helpful however my serial number is 9075 only four digits. Walnut Veneer, with Interior felt lined shelf. The hope chest had been past down through three generations and none of us heard of this recall. It is presently full of stuffed animals.