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Both figurines are called "Dresden Lace" because the ladies skirts are delicate porcelain lace.
These types of figurines date mid-to-late 20thC.
The single lady figurine has a retail vintage store value of $375-400 assuming excellent condition.
The group around a piano has a retail vintage store of $750-800, again, assuming excellent
If you would like to sell close to retail , some ideas are:
The internet has your largest audience of buyers. Place small ads on these sites or set up your own small store on these sites.
Etsy.com - small fees - 20 cents to list plus 3.5% final price.GoAntiques.com - more upscale fee basedRubylane.com - more upscale fee basedTias.comAmazon Marketplace: http://services.amazon.com/content/sell-on-amazon.htm/ref=footer_soa?ld=AZFSSOAcyberattic.comtrocadero.com
Or you could try your local craigslist.com but be sure to take cash payment only. Also, arrange to meet the customer in an open space and take friend with you.
I really recommend Etsy.com for your figurines. It is very easy to set up a small store there to sell your figurines. It is also inexpensive. The site has a very good advertising policy.
A private seller to a dealer or at auction can expect 30-60% of retail value.
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