Once upon a time, our gateleg table must have been stunning. Now, it’s in rather rough shape, but we’re certain there’s someone who knows how to restore it. We’re partial to the idea that the restoration could actually be more of an upcycling, and done in a more modern vein, to match the four green striped chairs we picked up at a recent auction:
So what is a gateleg table? According to Wikipedia:
“A gateleg table is a type of furniture first introduced in England in the 16th century. The table top has a fixed section and one or two hinged leaves, which, when not in use, fold down below the fixed section to hang vertically.
As such, gateleg tables are a subset of the type known as a dropleaf. The hinged section, or flap, was supported on pivoted legs joined at the top and bottom by stretchers constituting a gate. Large flaps had two supports, which had the advantage of providing freer leg space in the centre. The earliest gateleg tables of the 16th and 17th century were typically made of oak.”
Condition: Structurally, this table is in very good condition. However, it needs to be refinished, as shown in the pictures.
Dimensions: 35″W x 30 1/4″H. Open, the table is 47 1/2″L. Folded, with the leaves dropped, the table is only about 13″.
Price: $40.00 plus Maine sales tax of 5.5% for a total of $42.20.
Payment Information: Please see our “Details: Payment & Pricing” page.
Shipping & Delivery Information: Please see our “Details: Shipping & Delivery” page.
Main Location: Heritage Collectibles at 189 Main Street, Lewiston ME 04240.
Hours: In January 2016 we expect to be open as follows (although there will be changes here and there, based on our jobs or work on various non-profit boards).
Mondays – 10:00-2:00
Tuesdays – 10:00-2:00
Wednesdays – closed
Thursdays – 10:00-2:00
Fridays – 10:00-5:00
Saturdays – 11:00-5:00
Sundays – 1:30-4:30
… John: 207 713 0674 or JSnyder@regroupbiz.com
… Linda: 207 740 2247 or LSnyder@regroupbiz.com
Los Angeles location
… Jessamyn: 818 738 4713 0r JHopkins@regroupbiz.com
Other Physical Locations:
… Papa’s Thrift Shop, 5 Park Street, Lewiston ME (just around the corner from our 189 Main Street location). Papa’s is the thrift shop & wholesale division of Heritage Collectibles. The thrift shop is generally open Mondays, 12-2, Fridays & Saturdays from 12-5. Beginning in October, the hours for wholesale buyers (with valid state resellers certificate) will be the 1st & 3rd Mondays from 10 am -12 noon, and the 2nd Wednesday from 6-8 pm. Contact Linda at 207 740 2247 FMI.
… Sherman Oaks Antiques Mall, Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles CA (display case #273)
… NOTE: As of January 1st, 2016, we are no longer at Cabot Mill Antiques in Brunswick, as we just didn’t have time to do justice to our space there. Many, many thanks to everyone who purchased some very cool antiques from us at that space, and we hope you’ll visit our shop at 189 Main St in Lewiston!
Internet & Web-Based Locations:
Dealers are welcome; please bring a copy of your Maine resellers / sales tax certificate that we can keep. Once in our books, you won’t have to bring it again!
Upcoming Shows & Exhibits
… none scheduled at this time; we’re taking a breather!
Message re Our Products:
Most of the items we offer are vintage, antique or simply pre-owned. Therefore, reasonable wear & tear is to be expected, and our items are sold as seen and as described in the photos and/or in person.
We try to describe any damage, nicks, blemishes or other problems of which we are aware in any and all of our listings, and always include plenty of clear photographs which are integral to the description, so please review them closely.
Also, please be aware that vintage and antique items are unlikely to be in factory condition, so if you aren’t used to buying antique or vintage items – and are in fact looking for a pristine, unused item – a new reproduction may be better suited for you.
We ordinarily do not “clean up” items because such cleaning may detract from their value.
We are specific and honest in our descriptions because we want happy buyers who will return and/or refer their friends!