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I have 3 batches like this. I just listed one on CL for 175.00. Almost all iron items with some brass, ceramic etc. Priced too low? Too high? Going to be getting rid of all my old finds soon. Any ideas, opinions are good to hear. Thanks.

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10 hours ago, DB1000 said:

Going to be getting rid of all my old finds soon. Any ideas,

There are some museums that may go even higher than you think for artifacts in good condition. They may even give you a great tax write-off if you work with them.

Try some of those before posting on CL.

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6 hours ago, Valens Legacy said:

There are some museums that may go even higher than you think for artifacts in good condition. They may even give you a great tax write-off if you work with them.

Try some of those before posting on CL.

Had no idea. Will do, Thanks!

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I have no idea about the right price, but finding the right market would help you a lot. I would imagine an artisinal furniture maker would have interesting ideas about how to incorporate these relics into some pieces; an interior designer, especially one who works for bars and restuarants (if any continue to exist) might have good use for them as well. 

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8 hours ago, dogodog said:

But maybe you could arrange some of the finds on a nice old barn board and sell it as a decoration/display.

At some of the "Antique Stores" around here what you are showing goes for almost $90.00 each with some others much higher.

 

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I wonder if any antique shops would like one of those made with bottle caps and pull tabs ??

I could "clean up" twice as often !

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16 hours ago, rvpopeye said:

I wonder if any antique shops would like one of those made with bottle caps and pull tabs ??

Only if they were over 50-72 years old, and yes I have seen a couple of them for sale.

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On 1/20/2021 at 9:35 PM, dogodog said:

I'm thinking your a lot high. I mean no disrespect by that but, Most people who would buy that stuff would probably be using it for craft items. Which leads me to this thought. I'm not sure if you have any woodworking skills, But maybe you could arrange some of the finds on a nice old barn board and sell it as a decoration/display. In the past I have made coffee tables and framed story boxes. This requires a little more skill to do but you can get much more money for those junk finds. Some ideas attached. Good Luck

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One f my mate is buying frames on boot sale(Garage sales in the US),remove the crap pictures and use the frame to dispaly finds and sell them on ebay or on the sale boot sales...........

 

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On 1/18/2021 at 6:35 PM, DB1000 said:

I have 3 batches like this. I just listed one on CL for 225.00. Almost all iron items with some brass, ceramic etc. Priced too low? Too high? Going to be getting rid of all my old finds soon. Any ideas, opinions are good to hear. Thanks.

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The Axe heads could have been restored and flogged on ebay.......with a bit of history

 

 

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