Another example of an unusual vintage item that wasn't worth much but had a neat look and sold fairly quick.
Vintage toy trains are going down in value as the people who remember playing with them are going up in age. When I did my research on this lot, I saw a similar set with a high price of like $400.... but that was like ten years ago so after fishing for a month, I just let them go for what someone was willing to pay.
Just another really random item....
Obscure stuff like this can be a challenge to find a home for, especially if I'm asking real money for it. This took a long time to sell but I finally got what I thought was a fair price.
I love selling toys and passing along memories. We're starting to see 1980's toys rise in demand as people who grew up in those days have jobs now and want to buy back their childhood!
I personally didn't care much for the style of these lamps but pairs always seem to sell and they actually got a decent offer in just a few days of posting them for sale.
This style of furniture never ceases to amaze me with the resale value. I took this stand of the wreckage of a bed that our client had purportedly destroyed in a drunken rage - long story - but anyway, just the stand sold for a nice price and it was pretty easy to ship so his trash was my treasure!
Old bottles can be fairly collectible but most 20th century pieces aren't worth a fortune. Collectors who contact me through eBay are always in a hurry to tell me how the market has changed and that my price is too high lol
Old toys and games represent great memories for lots of people which is why they sell quickly and I love to find them a good home.
Most old books usually don't have much value. We just had a paid job to clean out a house and literally took away one hundred boxes of them. I didn't want to look through them all so we took them to Wonder who paid us a whopping $200... for 100 boxes, which was fine since we were already being paid to move them. I scooped this collection off the top just for kicks and made a small sale on eBay.