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Doris - dfm925, Pres, Owner Nashville Appraisals Corporation
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Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of Nashville Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.
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What's is an Elvis Presley gift set worth. It is unopened in

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What's is an Elvis Presley gift set worth. It is unopened in box. It has a mug, packet of hot chocolate mix unopened in the mug, also has a boxed ornament with a group picture, and plate w/ his face on it.
Thanks much
Joe Shaff Sr (###) ###-####
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 6 months ago.

Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.
I have been an antiques collector, dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.
I will be pleased to help you.

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Doris

Expert:  Nora replied 6 months ago.

Hello,

An Elvis theme Christmas gift set can sell for an average of $20 on today's market.

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Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 6 months ago.

Joe,

I just checked back because you had not returned or maybe forgot about your Elvis Presley gift box question.

I did more research and found that an Elvis Presley plate alone sells for as much as $47; mugs for $10; ornaments for $20 and group pictures for $10.

This means together in one unopened gift box, each piece price of the set would sell for at least $87 but there should be a premium for all pieces together in one set. That means that set would be worth retail asking price of about $100 -110 assuming good condition.

Online auctions like eBay generally bring wholesale selling prices.

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.
Artfire.com
Bonanza.com
Amazon Marketplace: http://services.amazon.com/content/sell-on-amazon.htm/ref=footer_soa?ld=AZFSSOA

A private seller to a dealer or at auction can expect 30-60% of retail value.

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Doris

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Kind regards,

Doris

Expert:  Nora replied 6 months ago.

Hello,

Just checking in to see if you viewed your answer and if you are seeking further assistance?

Please let me know.

Sincerely,

Nora

Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 6 months ago.

Hi there!

I'm just following up with you to see how everything is going. Did my answer help or do you have more questions about your item that would help?

Kind regards,
Doris

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