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Wrought Iron Furniture

Discussion in 'Wackbag Home Improvement & Car Repair' started by Absolutely, Jul 27, 2012.

  1. Absolutely

    Absolutely Self-Heavy

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    Long story short, Dad is cleaning basement, I'm helping, says he's throwing out this 5 piece set.
    I says I'll take it and see if I can sell it on CL.

    I put it up for $300, lady says she's interested, I sold it today.
    I just randomly throw out $300, it's got no cushions, and it's probably 35 years old.

    But since, I've looked around and am seeing crazy prices on furniture stores. Like $2,000 for a sofa with cushions.
    I don't care, it's $300 I didn't have, but I wonder if it was worth much more?

    Where's the wroght-iron experts??? I didn't know the word "Wrought" existed until yesterday...

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    Is there any rust on that? It looks like it's in great shape.
     
  3. JoeyDVDZ

    JoeyDVDZ That's MR. MOJO, Motherfucker!

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    Really nice looking set. We have a set that doesn't include tables, and my wife knows it could easily fetch $300. She says you should be able to get more, if only due to the tables.
     
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    Yeah, but the original reciept for that set is in the safe...
     
  5. Absolutely

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    No real rust on it.

    I sold it yesterday, oh well. Still have it on CL though and only had that 1 response, so I'm not sure what the market for this is.
    It seemed like 250-300 is the going rate for sets on CL in my area.

    Like I said, it would've been on the curb. And the girl who bought them was cute, so there's that.
    It was in my grandma's indoor sunroom, then my Dad's basement, so it was in good shape
     
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    Mommadeez4u Bastard coated bastard w/ bastard filling

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    The real big bucks start to happen when the pieces are older, 'hand wrought', and of course hand welded together. The set looks good, maybe from the late 50's early 60's? But I think 300-400 is reasonable
     
  7. Absolutely

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    Hmmm. I'm not sure if that's hand-wrought or not.

    Like I said, I thought it was rod-iron at first and thought my dad was screwing with me when I said "I'm not finding anything for rod-iron..." and he spelled it wrought.
     

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