Tri Bond Dresser : LUSENET : Art Deco Society of Washington : One Thread

I bought a house from the original owner who nearly lived to be 100 years old. She had antiques and they left a dresser in the house because it had been painted over white...but i noticed it was solid and heavy and that the inside of the drawers was very beautiful wood not particle board....the drawers on the front have an arch that bow out on purpose and the top matches...i began stripping the old white paint off and down to some beautiful wood...i need to finish the side and legs but i had noticed something a brass emblem with the name Tri-Bond on it...its well build old and has a distinctive 1930's look to it...i believe it to be an antique and was left due to the fact it was white and looked it an antique and where can i go to find out? Tim Hobbs Florida

-- Timothy Jay HObbs (, June 14, 2003


I don't know about your furniture but I have the plate that the manufacturer used to make those Tri-Bond labels in my possession -- got it at a yard sale in south central PA several years ago and have had no luck dating the thing. Go to to see it and please let me know if it matches your piece of furniture. The actual plate is a mirror image of this image I posted -- I flipped it in Photoshop so you could read it....

-- J.T. Merryman (, June 30, 2003.

I also have a Tri-Bond dresser that was left in an estate I am settling. It has the brass nameplate on the inside of the drawer and has a mirror. I too would like to try to find a price for this piece of beautiful furniture. Any info would be aprreciated. Thanks.

-- Pamela Clark (, July 21, 2003.

I have almost a complete set of the same style. I have the chest (5 drawers), Dressing table (original mirror & bench), and the night table. Due to water damage, we left the dresser in the old apartment. We had the furniture stained walnut, & i'm having the back of the night table redone. Besides the sentimental value (they were my great-grandmothers pieces), they are probably some of the most beautiful pieces I've ever seen. I hope to take pictures to a local auction house. If I ever get a chance, I'll let you know what the outcome is.

-- Debby Miller (, November 01, 2003.

My wife has a complete set of Tri-Bond bedroom furniture that was her aunts. It was bought in 1940 in St. Louis. It appears to be maple. There is a 5 drawer chest, a dresser with mirror, head board and foot board, and a vanity with 5 drawers and mirror. Don't know if she bought it new or used, but it has been in the family ever since. It has a rounded front that bows out towards the room. All hardware appears to be brass and is also round. There are some numbers on a lable on the back that says to refer to these numbers when submiting requests for information.

-- Rick Neighbors (, November 09, 2003.

I have a TRI BOND

-- Leticia P Davila (, November 22, 2004.

I have a TRI BONDIIII armoire would like to find out more inf. on the year it was made and the value

-- Leticia P Davila (, November 22, 2004.

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