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Antique Church Pews : What You Need to Know

Antique Walnut and Ash Church Pew - 5 ft 2"

Antique Church Pews

In the early summer of 2020, the world was shut down. Of course, auctions and estate sales were closed. So, Bohemians too came to a standstill without any antique furniture to buy.

However, as most antique dealers who are addicted to hunting, collecting and buying, we could not sit idly by. Continue reading Antique Church Pews : What You Need to Know

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What happened to Harden Furniture? (The Sad Truth about one of America’s Best Furniture Companies!)

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About Harden Furniture

Harden Furniture used to be a premier brand for luxury furniture stores.

Harden bedroom furniture, living room and dining room furniture decorated the most high end furniture stores around the country.

Indeed, most high end retailers looked at Harden as one of the best quality recommendations they could make to their clientele.

Their traditional styles and fine solid wood furniture spoke of timelessness and true quality.

Today, sadly, Pre-Owned Harden Furniture can only be found in select places. Continue reading What happened to Harden Furniture? (The Sad Truth about one of America’s Best Furniture Companies!)

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Why I Hate Mid Century Modern Furniture! A Rant by Rachel LaBoheme

Mid-Century Furniture

Mid Century Modern Furniture

I don’t want to begrudge anyone of the pleasure they get from Mid Century Modern furniture and decor. Certainly, there are many die-hard Mid Century Modern furniture fans out there. (If you are one, please consider reading my husbands take on MCM Furniture.) But many people walking into our furniture store over the years have asked, do you ever get any MCM furniture?

The answer is yes and no.

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Antique Furniture Values – What are Antiques Worth? : Part I

Antique Furniture Values

Antique furniture values often entice people into the world of antiques. Additionally, antique furniture auction prices have reached thousands and sometimes tens of thousands of dollars. Indeed, the media is flooded with examples of priceless and high priced furniture appraisals. Thus, everyone wants to know how much their antique furniture is worth!

Our online antique store’s success depends on finding valuable antiques for sale. Of course, much of our business revolves around crunching the numbers and determining the fair market value of antique furniture. As antique furniture dealers, Bohemian’s constantly has to appraise antique furniture values.

Antique Furniture Values Basically, we have found that antique furniture has four key elements that come into play in regards to establishing the value in the retail market. The four keys to determining value are aesthetics, condition, historical provenance and functionality.

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Ethan Allen Furniture History, High End Furniture Made in America

Ethan Allen Furniture Company – A Brief History

Most people recognize the name Ethan Allen furniture as one of the premier furniture brands in the United States. What is the history of Ethan Allen furniture.

Ethan Allen Furniture The history of the Ethan Allen company reaches as far back as the 1930s when two brothers-in-law purchased a failing furniture company in Beecher Falls Vermont.

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How to Flip Your Furniture & Antiques for Cash? Flipping Furniture The Ultimate Secret Guide!

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How & Where to Flip your Used Furniture & Antiques

You just inherited some antiques from a family member that aren’t exactly your taste.

Maybe you purchased something years ago and it just doesn’t fit with your style or decor anymore.

Or, maybe it is simply time to downsize your wall-to-wall collection of used furniture.
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Vintage Furniture Store Video Commercial Bohemians Pennsylvania

Vintage Furniture Store

A quick commercial video walk thru a top Pennsylvania vintage furniture store called Bohemians. Know across the country for fine furniture like Henredon, Henkel Harris, Kindel, Pennsylvania House, Harden, and Kittinger. Not a funny video but a good look at what to expect. Continue reading Vintage Furniture Store Video Commercial Bohemians Pennsylvania

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Does Baker Furniture Have A Good Resale Value? How Can You Identify Baker Furniture?

Baker Furniture

Baker Furniture Company

Baker Furniture has a reputation that exceeds most luxury furniture companies. The name recognition of the company reigns pretty high amongst baby boomers and even some millennials.

Many of our clients favor the brand because their parents also thought so highly of it. Baker tends to stay in families, and like Kittinger Furniture, tends to find homes with high end clients.

But just what makes Baker Furniture so special?
How can you identify Baker Furniture?
Does Vintage Baker Furniture have a good resale value?
What is the history of Baker Furniture Company?

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Find Farmhouse Furniture Ideas? So How Do You Find Rustic Farmhouse Furniture?

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Farmhouse Furniture

Farmhouse Furniture and Farmhouse decor seems to have taken over Country Living, HGTV and every modern furniture store on the planet.

But, finding high quality solid wood farmhouse furniture can present a challenge.

Mass produced farmhouse style may look good with the help of photography lighting and good angles, but much of it is made of low-quality materials.

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Antique Victorian Furniture Dead? Au Contraire!

Victorian Furniture

Victorian Furniture Antique Victorian Furniture is one of the most popular styles of antique furniture we carry. As an interior style, Victorian decor has seen a huge resurgence in the last few years among designers. We grew very tired of bland minimalism and plain mid-century style furniture. Antique dealers greatly exaggerated the death of Victorian furniture during mid-century style’s boom. However, our clientele continues to enjoy different antique Victorian styles, both in small doses and in huge servings in their homes. 🙂 This leads us to the answer of our question: Is Victorian Furniture Dead? Of course our answer is clear: AU CONTRAIRE (just the opposite)! This style of antique furniture is alive and well.

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What’s a Vintage Hitchcock Furniture Brand Stenciled Desk Worth? Value? Price?

What’s a Vintage Hitchcock Furniture Brand Stenciled Desk Worth? Value Price?

Bohemians in South Central Pennsylvania sold a used vintage stenciled Hitchcock Desk for $685 in April of 2021. The Hitchcock desk is pictured below. The condition matters the most in pricing an vintage item of this quality. Continue reading What’s a Vintage Hitchcock Furniture Brand Stenciled Desk Worth? Value? Price?