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Authentic Antique Signed Tiffany Studios NY Bronze LinenFold Glass Lamp 1938

Submitted by Mike on September 7, 2021
Sale Price
$8,800.00
Authentic Antique Signed Tiffany Studios NY Bronze LinenFold Glass Lamp 1938

I'll just be honest and tell you that we don't often get premium high value items like this. Some sellers think a big name auction house will net them a better price but eBay is literally the biggest auction in the world so why not?! As someone who is fond of old lamps it was a real pleasure to handle this and I was grateful for the opportunity to find this a new home!

LARGE Mid Century Brutalism Brutalist Steel Nail Art William Bowie

Submitted by Mike on October 1, 2022
Sale Price
$1,100.00
LARGE Mid Century Brutalism Brutalist Steel Nail Art William Bowie

This was a killer piece but I nearly killed myself trying to pack it and ship it and I'm not talking about the sharp nails sticking out everywhere. The effort of finding a box and supplies was a chore. I had to cut a hole in the side of a TV box and stick part of it out and then build another box around that box to make it work. It may not sound like a big deal for a nice sale like this but it took a helper and several hours to complete. And I'm still looking at that box as the destination is Florida to a part that may or may not be under water due to the hurricane. ;/

WWII British Everest Commando BSA Carrier Paratrooper Folding Bike Bicycle Pack

Submitted by Mike on October 1, 2022
Sale Price
$250.00
WWII British Everest Commando BSA Carrier Paratrooper Folding Bike Bicycle Pack

We got this for almost nothing from someone who was going to throw it away after cleaning out a shed. When we figured out what it was we still couldn't comp a value as it was so rare that there just wasn't much data available. So we picked what seemed like a fair price and found someone who agreed - sales like this make up for some of the other junk we buy which never sells.

Antique Carved Wood Gothic Revival Empire Mantle Shelf Pediment Fronton

Submitted by Mike on October 1, 2022
Sale Price
$225.00
Antique Carved Wood Gothic Revival Empire Mantle Shelf Pediment Fronton

We got to pick the leftovers from an old carriage house after a local auctioneer had already taken four truck loads of good stuff out. I hate playing second fiddle but sometimes I have to play a different tune to earn my tips. I got this for almost nothing but my time but the real work was packing and shipping it to a buyer in Alaska.

National Self Service Machine Chicago Nickel 5 Cents Vending Candy 1925

Submitted by Mike on October 1, 2022
Sale Price
$242.00
National Self Service Machine Chicago Nickel 5 Cents Vending Candy 1925

This was a fairly uncommon old machine and I found evidence that it might be worth about $500. After fishing for a month with no interest I let it go to the high bidder and this is all I got. The economy is such a wreck right now that many things are only selling for half of what they were worth a few years ago. 

Waterford Crystal COLLEEN Brandy Snifter Glasses w Decanter

Submitted by Mike on October 1, 2022
Sale Price
$496.00
Waterford Crystal COLLEEN Brandy Snifter Glasses w Decanter

I was really surprised that this lot sold for as much as it did but considering the work to pack and ship this stuff I was grateful. Don't get me wrong, it was even more expensive when new but I know that very few people really even want find crystal anymore. All I can think is that the pattern or the shape was harder to find than most....