If you are looking for a new dresser, why not consider fixing up that old dresser instead of buying a new one. Especially if it is a good hardwood dresser, those are hard to come by these days.
Do you have a couple of drawers that need a little bit of work done on them. Here is an article that will help. It is titled How to Fix a Sticking Dresser Drawer.
How about renewing the dresser by sanding, refinishing, and staining the dresser all over again. Then you can top it off with a coat of polyurethane, or something similar to make it look brand new again.
Maybe your dresser needs a new look, which can be established by just adding a nice set of new knobs. Here is an article titled How to Change the Knobs on a Dresser. It's simple enough for an afternoon project of picking out the knobs and changing them with the kids.