Steven I’ve been watching your movies currently with specific curiosity, having purchased a Pioneer turntable with wobbly motor velocity a pair weeks in the past that I’ll in all probability half out slightly than try cleansing and repairs. I used to be just lately very excited to discover a classic retail report needle show cupboard that was fully full behind a cupboard at a low-rent vintage mall that didn’t have a price ticket on it. The clerk known as the seller to get the worth and on my finish I heard the clerk repeat “$10” on the telephone and as I used to be fumbling to get my pockets out the clerk hung up and informed me every particular person pack of needles was $10 and the cupboard was not on the market. Nevermind.
Extra late fall gross sales:
Right here’s a classic leather-based Triple Ok Shoulder Holster sized for Smith & Wesson N Body revolvers. I paid $22 for it at a flea market and it offered inside a pair weeks of itemizing for $77 plus delivery.
As I believe Ryanne talked about not way back the underside appears to have fully fallen out of the distressed Oriental rug market. I had a number of that I paid $35 every for years in the past and I’ve felt fortunate to eliminate them currently at any worth. This entrance mat sized 19″ x 28″ Royal Bokhara offered for the $35 I paid for it on a finest supply, with free delivery.
I’ve had good luck with letter openers. I can discover them low-cost however I’ll pay up for good ones like this attention-grabbing sterling opener with a medieval tower turret type of design and a V S emblem. I used to be by no means in a position to establish the emblem, sadly, however it offered in about 6 weeks for full worth of $45 plus delivery. I paid $10 for it.
This M1895 Austrian Mannlicher rifle bayonet with scabbard was well-worn and had seen onerous use, almost definitely by Austria-Hungary in WWI. It had solely a single army acceptance stamp on the blade and it lacked any maker’s marks, serial numbers, or unit identification markings which are usually discovered on this mannequin of bayonet and which are prized by collectors. It was an eBay public sale snipe for $46 some time again and offered for $150 plus delivery inside per week of itemizing. (I wish to snipe on eBay as I’ve talked about earlier than however eBay has been so scorching that it hasn’t labored nicely for some time.)
There are a variety of Holy Grail classes in problem cash and this consignment was in considered one of them. It’s a coin that was given out by the thirteenth Grasp Chief Petty Officer of the Navy, Mike Stevens, when he was MCPON from 2012 – 2016. His cash are at present being reproduced however luckily with identifiable variations in manufacturing. I used to be in a position to assure that this was an unique. It offered for $365 plus delivery at public sale. My take care of the consignor is 50% of internet regardless of the promoting worth, so gross sales like this make up for those that solely promote for $15 – 20 (decrease worth ones are all the time on BIN).
This was an attention-grabbing packet of 1966 – 1967 Porsche 911 automobile seller brochures that contained principally some comparatively widespread seller brochures but additionally some uncommon items reminiscent of the colour chart, accent booklet, and outer folder. I did the mathematics, including up the very best worth for every particular person merchandise, however with its cowl letter from when your entire packet was initially mailed in 1967 to a potential purchaser in Tehran, Iran, I felt I’d do higher holding it collectively. I ran it first as an public sale with a really excessive beginning worth to gauge curiosity; then switched to a BIN at $799 plus delivery. After receiving many low-ball presents and far “useful” recommendation in regards to the a lot decrease precise worth of the packet, I ultimately engaged in some negotiations with a severe Porsche fanatic in Belgium and offered it to him for $575 plus delivery. I additionally made a video for the itemizing the place I paged by all of the items and identified any situation points, of which there have been just some.