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  • Item Category: Furniture & Furnishings
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Aug 05, 2010
  • Channel: Auction House


This is an unusual Victorian shoeshine bench. It was found in the attic of a Victorian home that was scheduled for demolition. It is made of oak with 2 seats, 3 armrests and it has dentil moulding details.

T is an oval plaque on the seat back that reads the bootblack stand- mfg gaetano seccia prop- 1536 s 13th St Phila Pa. The bench is a bit loose and the seats are missing. It really needs to be sanded and refinished. It may need some attention, but it's really unusual piece.

Measurements are 55 1/2 inches wide, 21 deep and 37 3/4 tall.

If you have questions, feel free to ask and thanks for looking!

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Payment Payment must be made within 5 days of auction end.
Shipping This item is too large for standard shipping. I will deliver items to you at a rate of one dollar per loaded mile up to 150 miles. If you are outside of my area and would like this item delivered, please contact kura_sales, another Ebay seller/salvage dealer, as they make regular cross country trips. Filip will be able to discuss a delivery quote with you. Filip also offers excellent stripping and refinishing services. Piece MUST be picked up within 30 days unless other arrangements are made. After the first 30 days, buyer will incur a $20.00 per month storage fee.
Terms of Sale I accept returns only if my description is inaccurate. For exanple, if I pull an item from a building that I believe to be original to the house and it is later discovered to be a reproduction, or if I enter an incorrect measurement, I will allow the buyer to return the item. I describe all my items as accurately as possible with descriptions and often pictures of any damage. I try to measure within 1/8 of an inch.
About Us My salvage business was born of necessity in 1993 when I started restoring an old Victorian home that had seen better days. I needed doors, staircase parts, fireplace mantles and more, so I contacted the owners of a few local buildings that were scheduled for demolition. I found and purchased all of the things that I needed for my project and lots of extra treasures which I eventually resold. 17 years later this is still my full time job! I salvage whatever I can think can be reused as long as t is room in my warehouse. The warehouse is open for treasure hunting anytime by appointment. Just contact me to schedule a day and time! Thanks for visiting. Steve