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Victorian Wrought Iron House Western Saloon Hanging Oil Lamp Chandelier 1875

Submitted by Mike on July 31, 2020
Sale Price
$125.00
Victorian Wrought Iron House Western Saloon Hanging Oil Lamp Chandelier 1875

You know I like to sell old lighting and I'm fairly aggressive on my pricing because of that. I was fishing for $800 on this piece because I had seen another one sell for about the same. I was shocked by my first and only offer of $125 but sometimes one low offer is better than none at all so I let go of my attachement.

Huge dealer lot 100p Chicos fine costume necklace jewelry

Submitted by Mike on July 31, 2020
Sale Price
$125.00
Huge dealer lot 100p Chicos fine costume necklace jewelry

When someone has a collection of items to sell but doesn't want to 'part it out' the best option to get rid of everything at once is to sell it as a 'wholesale group lot'. These necklaces were all pretty nice and retailed for somewhere between $20-40 each. There are people who would be willing to sell them individually but that is a lot of work and many of them might never sell at all. When liquidating an entire collection, sellers should realize they will only get a fraction of retail and we can help make that judgement call.

EMPTY BOX 1/32 BBi Elite Force F-4J Phantom II

Submitted by Mike on July 31, 2020
Sale Price
$0.00
EMPTY BOX 1/32 BBi Elite Force F-4J Phantom II

You know I like to sell toys or models of any type and this was the EMPTY BOX for a model that was probably worth about $300. I figured someone who had the plane but not the box would want it. It sold on eBay THREE times to people who did not notice EMPTY BOX  in the title and were thinking they were getting a $300 model for the lousy $25 I was asking so I finally just gave up and tossed it. No sale.

Antique Art Deco Bronzed Metal Figural Vase Nude Woman Epergne

Submitted by Mike on July 5, 2020
Sale Price
$400.00
Antique Art Deco Bronzed Metal Figural Vase Nude Woman Epergne

This was a KILLER piece but once again, I could not find a single comp value. I was going to price it really high and take offers but then another dealer friend suggested it might not be 100 years old like I thought so I lost some of my confidence and gave it a moderate price and wound up taking a lower offer of course. Still, not a bad sale and it sold pretty quick and that's worth putting your hands in the air for.

Antique Yad Silver Judaica Torah Pointer

Submitted by Mike on July 5, 2020
Sale Price
$100.00
Antique Yad Silver Judaica Torah Pointer

This was the mystery item of the day. I had no idea what it was but eventually one of my dealer friends helped me figure it out. It's basically an old school book pointer used by Hebrew folk in particular. I see a lot of stuff but I can't possibly know everything which is why I keep in touch will lots of other collectors and dealers to keep me in the know.