Past & Present
A website and ezine about dolls' houses: antique, vintage and modern.
Plus furniture and accessories.
For the past few years I have been restoring dolls houses. My particular interest is in the restoration of scratch built houses which had been so loved once and forgotten in time.
Alliee commented on Can you help me learn more about this house?
Topic title: Can you help me learn more about this house?
Thank you! I can do a bit of digging along this idea too. I uploaded a few more photos too :)
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Allieecreated the topic: Can you help me learn more about this house?
I recently bought a house to restore and while I was cleaning it up I found a makers mark:
I'd love to know more about this house. Based on the materials used in the build I would date it between 1950-1980. Likely 70s. This is becaue the screws used have a domed top, which I believe help date it to pre-1980.
My intention is to discover more about the house itself, it seems certain that it was based on a real place at the time as there is both a front and back door, and the house opens on the side- clearly a custom build for a purpose. I'd love to know any more about the maker too, but so far my searches have been unhelpful. Any help much appreciated!
I've included a couple of photos here:
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