Berkey Gay Furniture Company - (Furniture Manufacturer United States)

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Berkey & Gay Furniture Company - (Furniture, Manufacturer, United States) The Berkey & Gay furniture company was started in 1866; it is a historic manufacturing plant in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Over the years that Berkey & Gay was in business, they used 3 different types of labels to mark their furniture. The first label was branded in the wood. The brand type label was replaced by a paper label around the year 1900. The brass label was used starting around 1920. It is not uncommon to find both brass and paper labels used at the same time.

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