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Glenda B.
Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser
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Experience:  40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs.Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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want to know value of a duncan phyfe antique drum table. Its

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want to know value of a duncan phyfe antique drum table. Its in fantastic shape . Not sure if antique or original. My mom had it for a long time

Hi my name is Glenda,
Thank you for choosing us for your Appraisal needs.

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Does it look like this?

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

yes exactly like that . my mom always said it was an old piece I have a 2nd duncan phyfe drum table, a little different though

Lyn

This is from the early part of the 20thC around 1915 - 1920. The original Duncan Phyfe was 1800. Does that sound right for the date?

Customer: replied 3 years ago.


yes it does In your best opinion what kind of value does it have?

Hello Lyn,

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The Duncan Phyfe Drum Table, circa: 1915-1920, has an estimated value on the secondary retail market for an of average of $450.00-525.00( with a potential to sell higher depending on who might bid on it ), depending on the condition and where it is for sale at. These will typically sell higher in an Antique Shop or Private sale compared to an auction. If you are thinking of selling, you might want to check your local Antique Shops in the area to see what yours or one like it would sell for or has sold for, then you can decide to sell online or locally. As antiques and collectibles are subject in selling price to different areas across the country..( Larger Metropolitan Areas bring higher prices then Smaller Cities. )


If you plan on selling this I would list this for sell on the internet where it will have the largest shopping market. There are some great sites you can sell from. You can sell in your local area or a larger city near you with Craigslist, it is free, and when they item sells the buyer picks it up.


You can sell on Etsy, which is a great place to sell from, you list Vintage Items, they can stay until they sell. Much like having a little store online. There is also Rubylane, which is a more upscale site where people sell more expensive items. There is also Tias, which is on the same scale of Rubylane.


There is Amazon and of course Ebay. All of these sites get you a lot of World Wide exposure and bring the best traffic. They are all great! If you sell to a dealer or antique or resell shop you can expect to get about 30-40% of what it is worth since they have to resell the item.


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Customer: replied 3 years ago.


Thank you so much Glenda. I appreciate all your info!


Lyn

Hi Lyn

You are very welcome, if you have a moment and do not mind rating me on this I would greatly appreciate it, that way I am credited by Just Answer for answering your question. Thanks so much.

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A rating of the top smiley face (then clicking submit ) lets JustAnswer/Pearl know I did answer your question, then I am compensated for my time, at no additional cost to the you I always do my very best to offer you the most current values and any information I can find for you.

When you get the survey in email please respond, ( this impacts my job ) and please consider that the rating is for my professionalism and courteousness to the customer. I am not responsible for any issues with the site, or any values that are not as high as expected. ( which I cannot control ). Thank you so much!

 

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