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Le Brun Bros mystery


Posted By Alex Johnst0n, 8/3/2008

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Looking for any info about the maker of a bedroom set; oddly, cannot find ANYTHING online! A label in each of three pieces says SOLID CHERRY, Le Brun Bros., Inc. Greensboro, North Carolina. Tall dresser, wide dresser with large mirror, and a nightstand. Ever heard of the company?


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From GuilfordCyndi, 1/14/2017  5:09 PM

Hi, Alex - 

It's been 9 years since you posted this question... I hope you get this reply!

Le Brun Bros. Furniture company was owned by Sydney and Bernard Le Brun, two brothers from Long Island who moved to Greensboro after World War II (both were veterans) to start this furniture company. They began by making cedar chests, and then graduated to finer case goods like hutches and bedroom suits. They are known for their cherry furniture. The company was small, and they made everything from start to finish - lumber went in, furniture came out. The business ran until the early to mid 1970s when the brothers retired. 

Syd is a good friend of mine: I'm helping him write his life story. He's very proud of his business, so I think he'd like you to know where those pieces came from. He's 92 years old, still lives in Greensboro, and is sharp as a tack. 

I hope this reply helps! - Cyndi Briggs

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