How to Spot a Fake
Before your next antiquing spree, learn how to recognize authenticity with these shopping pointers.
More than Meets the Eye
To determine if a veneer is original, look inside a drawer. Often, hardware has been replaced, and the holes attaching it may be different from those of the original brasses. Pulls and knobs on a veneer leave behind a faint shadow when removed. If you see holes inside a drawer and no shadow outside it, the veneer may be new.
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