Landstrom Furniture Corp Desk

woodgrainsAugust 11, 2009

I have a desk and would really like to know some information on it if anyone has any! What kind of wood? When was it manufactured? Maybe some refinishing techniques.

There is a plate on the back that says "Revell & Co Chicago Illinois" and have determined that to be the department store that sold this desk. Also on the inside of one of the drawers is a tag that says "Landstroms Furniture Corp 1879 Rockford Illinois" Thanks a lot!

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lindac

It looks to be 1930's furniture, veneer, some of it looks like burl.
But again looking at the brasses, it looks like it could be 1960's or 70's.
Do a google search on Rockford Ill and maybe you can find info there.
Start out cleaning up with mineral spirits and then decide where to go from there.
Linda c

    Bookmark   August 18, 2009 at 10:36AM
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carsandbar85_cfl_rr_com

I have a desk with drawer and folding top that will lay flat or the part covering the front of the desk will stand as if to hold items while writing and has 2 side storage areas and several cubby holes. I also have a cane bottom chair that may have been bought along with the desk. I would like the age is possible and ball park value. Both in excellent condition. I do not have a key for the lock.
Thanks.

    Bookmark   June 20, 2011 at 11:58PM
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anita_crawford_1951_gmail_com

My moms folks bought a secretariate desk in 1920 from Meier n Franks of Portland,Oregon.I have it in my home now.I have always had it in my life.Was wondering its value.

    Bookmark   August 14, 2011 at 10:57PM
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karinl

Please start your own thread; that way responses can come to you instead of to the OP, and people don't have to read through old entries to get to your question.

KarinL

    Bookmark   August 15, 2011 at 12:44AM
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