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Doris - dfm925, Pres, Owner Nashville Appraisals Corporation
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 8093
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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I purchased a Pairpoint Sheffield bread plate serial number

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I purchased a Pairpoint Sheffield bread plate serial number C01214, can you help me find what it is worth?
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.

Please know that I cannot accept any requests for "live conversations" such as phone calls.
I give my best answers in writing when I have time to think about them.
Sometimes a "Chat box" will pop-up asking if you would like a live conversation. Please know it is not from me.

Please tell me the size of your bread (basket?).

Please send me a photo of your piece.

To send photos you may use the "attach file" or "add file" in the blue box link on your reply page or the "paper clip" found in the toolbar you see on your reply page.
Please do not send in ZIP format. The jpg or jpeg format works best.

I look forward to replies.

Kind regards,

Doris

Expert:  Nora replied 6 months ago.

Hello,

The Pairpoint Sheffield 1214 silver plated bread plate sells for $10 - $15 on today's market.

Here is a link for you to a comparable that sold for $10.50:

http://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/stunning-art-deco-silverplate-bread-tray-pairpoint

Here is a link for to on marked 1214 that was offered for $15 by did not sell:

http://www.ebay.com/itm/Pairpoint-Sheffield-Co-1214-Sliverplated-Serving-Tray-12-No-Dents-VG-Cond-/111957157838

Please take a moment to leave a rating by clicking the stars. If you require further assistance, no worries, the question thread does not close even after leaving a rating.

~Nora

Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 6 months ago.

Hi!

Here is Doris again.

I had just researched your bread plate again. I found it actually sells for $40-50 on today's current market.

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.

I hope I have helped you.

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Kind regards.

Doris

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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?

Let me know,
Kind regards,
Doris