1938 Montgomery Ward Hoosier / Sellers Cabinet

Hello Kitchen Collectors. Up for auction is a really nice 1938 Hoosier Art Deco style kitchen cabinet that was made and sold by Montgomery Ward Department Stores. The cabinet is a standard two piece with a porcelain pull out top. The cabinet has a tin flour sifter in the top and a tin bread drawer in the bottom. My wife and I purchased the cabinet out of a barn sale about 8 years ago. At the time it was painted at least six or more times. We stripped the cabinet down to the bare wood and refinished it is what we thought was close to a matching color. The hardware was also sandblasted and repainted. The tin flour sifter is all original and works great. The bread drawer in the bottom is not bad but was painted silver over the years. We have not changed that. We had to replace the back on the top and do some drawer work to a couple of drawers on the bottom. However my wife has used the cabinet daily for the past 8 years with no problems. The original top is dated 1938 and has a nice red band. You usually see black or green. The top is in really nice all original shape with only a couple of marks that you can see in the pictures. The unit has the remnants of the original Montgomery Ward paper tag to identify it and it sold new for $22 dollars. The cabinet measures 67 1/2 in. tall and 38 in. wide and the bottom is 22 in. deep. The

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