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I have a 1920's? 1930's shop mannequin and would like to know

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I have a 1920's? 1930's shop mannequin and would like to know her worth as I am going to sell her (sadly) as I do not have a shop anymore....I can send you some pictures.
Cheers *****
Melbourne
Australia
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Nora replied 8 months ago.
Hi Ms. Mannington,Art Deco era full body shop mannequins are fairly desirable on the market and they sell for $1500 - $2000 USD at auction, or $1988AUD - $2650AUD. ~Nora
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Thank you Nora could you recommend a suitable auctioneer in Melbourne or Australia please
Expert:  rarewares replied 8 months ago.
You can try some of these auction houses in the Melbourne area.https://encrypted.google.com/#q=auctioneer%20melbourne%20australia&tbs=lf:1,lf_ui:2&rflfq=1&rlha=0&tbm=lcl&rlfi=hd:;si:
Expert:  Nora replied 8 months ago.
Hi Ms. Mannington, Yes, you would want to go through smaller local auction houses as opposed to the large name blue chip auction companies. You can try: Abbey's: http://www.abbeysauctions.com.au/ Leonard Joel: https://www.leonardjoel.com.au/ and The Collector: http://www.thecollector.com.au/ In addition, you can also try posting to Craigslist or through facebook as they do not charge a listing fee nor do they take a commission upon sale; this is how you would make the most net profit on your Deco mannequin. ~Nora

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