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Friday, 16 June, 2006 - 08:19

All antique furniture at The Merchant of Welby has been inspected, cleaned & restored if necessary in our workshop. Great care is used to preserve original finishes where possible & carry out minimal restoration ensuring all drawers, doors & other moving parts work as they should.

Sunday, 4 June, 2006 - 23:52

In the next few weeks, we will have in stock a large Cedar 4 Poster Bed, a big Cedar Partners Desk, 2 x Cedar sideboards, an open Blackwood Bookcase & some other interesting small pieces of furniture.

Friday, 10 March, 2006 - 05:00

We are eagerly awaiting the arrival of a 3 Tier Aussie Cedar Dumbwaiter by Andrew Lenehan. Due in about 3 weeks it has lovely original finish, Lenehan label for 1869-71 under top shelf.

Tuesday, 28 February, 2006 - 03:59

We have a lovely William IV/Early Victorian Rosewood Work Table in stock now!

Saturday, 11 February, 2006 - 18:35

We have just received a 19th Century Australian Cedat Bookcase of superb quality. Features beautifully figured cedar to door surrounds as well as the lower door panels. All construction details are best practise, with quality hardware. Original revived finish.

Friday, 27 January, 2006 - 22:40

We have just added a small collection of Early 20th Century Australian Glass to our cabinets. Some pieces feature a small map of Australia.

Wednesday, 7 December, 2005 - 09:13

We are expecting some Cedar Desks (2-5 drawer on turned legs) in soon. We hope before Christmas or early in the new year.

Saturday, 19 November, 2005 - 08:29

We have just added a magnificent 4 Door Breakfront Cedar Bookcase, as well as an early Cedar 3 Door Sideboard, an 8-10 Seat Cedar Dining Table to our Shop Stock. The Bookcase has great patina & original finish, unsigned but almost certainly by John Hill Jnr.

Tuesday, 1 November, 2005 - 05:05

a 4 Door Breakfront Australian Cedar Bookcase of very good quality, a very original piece - an important Australian Historical Item. It will be arriving in store in about 2 weeks.

Wednesday, 5 October, 2005 - 07:16

Apologies for the delay in adding new pics. Should have lots more stock pics up by this Saturday. Small Cedar Chest of Drawers, Cedar Stationery Cabinet Good Oil Lamp, Miller Hanging Lamp, etc