Born out of a kind of spontaneous combustion of Art Deco, Modern and Scandinavian styles, Heywood-Wakefield furniture was everyman's furnishings in the '40s and '50s. Young marrieds bought it intending to use it for a lifetime. Its life span, however, was shorter than the newlyweds'. Just 20 years later, the striking blond furniture with the streamlined shapes fell from grace to become nothing more than thrift-shop and garage-sale bargains.
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Q: I enjoy your articles and hope you can help with a couple of questions. It is Early American in design Cinnamon color , and my husband remembers it from the s, when it was most likely acquired new. Underneath the table, a white and blue tag has been torn off, except for information regarding the pattern number: F and the finish: Andover My husband is sure his parents purchased the set together, new, and with the hutch, in the mids. All are solid maple. The problem is that the solid maple table, measuring more than 8-feet long with leaves extended, has a formica top. Would you suggest that we remove the formica to increase its value?
The population was 20, at the census. Named in honor of Col. Thomas Gardner ,  the community was first settled by Europeans in and officially incorporated as a town in after receiving land grants from the surrounding towns of Ashburnham , Westminster , Templeton and Winchendon. It was also noted for silversmithing. The Gardner State Colony for the Insane pioneered the use of cottage residences.
The Victorian antique baby carriage is favored today by wicker collectors, doll collectors and photographers. Wicker companies such as Heywood Brothers and the Wakefield Rattan Company, abounded in the s making carriages to transport babies and toddlers. Recently, my day dreams are enchanted visions of my friend proudly wheeling the latest, up-scale stroller, her precious granddaughter donned in ribbons and lace ready to be presented to the world. Being a lover of antiques, naturally my mood takes a sentimental step back in time as I assembled another picture and this alluring image was one from a century earlier. The beloved child in lavish comfort, gently being pushed in a handsome, ornate, Victorian antique baby carriage perched up high on spoke wheels.