I have not found any info on it or when it could have been made, it dosen't look that old to me i think 1960's but I dont know much about this, and it does say Baumritter, New York. Does any one know if this has any value? I surmise they continued to have other lines of furniture up until 1970, which would have reflected the Baumritter brand, but Baumritter and Ethan Allen are the same company, if I read the obit correctly. All pieces have original brass pull handles. I am also in search of information about some Baumritter chairs I purchase, that rock by springs instead of rockers. The table however, is anonymous. Shipping is always billed separately through PayPal.
If you do dispose of them make sure they go to someone who knows what they are and will value them. One couch and the chair were upholstered just like the orginal one still in white with a few stains and tears. The style is similar to Haywood Wakfield but with squarer lines. Does anyone know what kind of furniture they made in New York? Have you seen anything like this before? The chairs can be stated as being of a particular make, which is also quite popular at the moment. Siderails have orginal slide in hardware and are solid. They were thinking of buying some new furniture to replace these pieces but made the decision to save these.
The Early American will probably work but you may have to mix part of it with a darker walnut to get the desired tint. There was also a foot stool with it, not sure if it is Baumritter though. I would like to sell these pieces to someone that would like them. If you know anything about them or anyone that would like them. One is a rocker, the other stationary. So I have changed my handling time to 10 business days out of necessity.
Bottom portion has two doors and the top part has two doors with glass in the doors. Not a perfect match but pretty damn close! The dresser and bed are still original finish thankfully but I think the owner had tried some type of redo awhile ago on the chest that didn't turn out quite as expected. I'll work on this later. Any info would be much appreciated. I looked online and found it I think on the Home Depot web page. Where can I find more info on this piece? Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that this chest was missing one of it's pulls on the left door. Local pick up is preferred but it can be put on a pallet and sent via freight.
I saw the article for Ancel on your site at being in the Hall of Fame, and he is the brother in law to Theodore Baumritter. Test on a small spot first. Thank you for yor help. Matching furnishings up, in both function and style, is great fun and very satisfying. The chest is stamped wiht 503 Chest on Chest S NutMeg 2688.
Ancell assumed command, they changed the company's name to Ethan Allen, to reflect their best known line of furniture. Another new customer had contacted me on refinishing these pieces from the 50's that were apparently sold through Ethan Allen outlets. The 444 and 4 10 9 is stamped on the bottoms of the chairs. The top had some deep dents in the top from someone sliding heavy items around over the years but hadn't gone all the way through the finish. Baumritter autumn maple bedroom set.
I live in Virginia - anyone interested in such a piece please contact me. I normally use the Minwax satin canned lacquer for smaller projects like this. Please reply to gregrubin42 gmail. I am looking for additional chairs and a server or china closet. Under the table reads; Ethan Allen 411 by: Baumritter, made in Vermont. Now the chest was a different matter. In 1972 thay changed the name to Ethan Allen.
Baumritter retired in 1970 and Mr. I am interested in selling them but would like to find out a little more about them first. It found a great new home in their guest room! I just acquired an Emphasis china top and base that I will likely split up and turn the top into a curio and sell the base separately as a credenza although I need to refinish the top. I can put the extra leaves into it and extend it for 12 people, but when not in use, I can also shrink it to a more comfortable size. I have a six drawer dresser with mirror, a 7 drawer chest with mirrow, and head board.
On the bottom it has a date of August ll, 1959 and the model number of 2500. I was hoping I could find the name or style of the table and find its value. This is just the seal coat and will look totally different with the next 3 coats. Anyway, the days of monotony and the strict rigorously lining everything up; like tin soldiers on a military parade is long gone. B had originally considered painting the chest. I could remember it being in the family for around 70 years old. It looks more current today than it did in the 70's - 90's.