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Q: In 1955 I bought a new solid red mahogany bedroom set and now I’m wondering what the set would sell for. The original tag on each piece says, “Basic-Witz Furniture Industries Inc., Waynesboro, Virginia.” Can you help?

A: Basic-Witz Furniture was in business in Waynesboro from 1889 into the mid 1970s, when it was bought by Stanley Furniture, another company based in Virginia. Stanley is still in business. The price you can get for your 1955 set depends on its style, condition and quality. It also depends on finding a buyer who doesn’t mind picking up the furniture, loading it in a truck and moving it. Good Basic-Witz bedroom sets the age of yours sell for under $1,000.
 

 


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