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Thread: Beautiful Treadle Cabinets!!

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    Beautiful Treadle Cabinets!!

    I have never seen such elaborate cabinets before!! The first two parlour cabinets are so unusual and I also find the first machine extremely interesting! All are from the same seller. Any comments?
    I wish I lived closer and had the extra space!!

    http://ontario.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-s...AdIdZ459091458

    http://ontario.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-s...AdIdZ459089198

    http://ontario.kijiji.ca/c-buy-and-s...AdIdZ459092827

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    Those are extremely beautiful cabinets! Just gorgeous!

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    Wow, they are beautiful!!!!

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    I have the cabinet in the 3rd link, but in bird's eye maple (bought for $15). I just bought a Lotus to go in it. I just love the first 2. I've not seen them before, and now I want one.
    "Proud Parent of an American Airman"

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    must be from the same seller. same wording in the ad. they are gorgeous cabinets tho, a little spendy.

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    Doe any one know what the age might be for these machines/cabinets? What are the decal patterns called or referred to as in the first one - It is the one with the birds.

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    Thanks for sharing - I had never seen cabinets like the first two, they are beautiful. Must have belonged to a wealthy family!

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    Quote Originally Posted by costumegirl View Post
    Doe any one know what the age might be for these machines/cabinets? What are the decal patterns called or referred to as in the first one - It is the one with the birds.
    1890-1915. "Pheasant". Found on 15; 27; 128. The third cabinet is a #5.
    "Proud Parent of an American Airman"

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    They are beautiful but pricey; I have the parlor cabinet but mine is plain. It needs some parts to be put in working order. I have purchased a beautiful Sphynx to put in it when done. I also have one similar to the third picture but mine is more ornate/detailed than the one he has. I guess I can't post pictures here when "replying".

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dollyo View Post
    I have the cabinet in the 3rd link, but in bird's eye maple (bought for $15). I just bought a Lotus to go in it. I just love the first 2. I've not seen them before, and now I want one.
    Seriously??? That's my favorite cabinet out of the three.

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