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Are you looking for a value for your sink? Do you have just the sink? No stand or vanity to go with it?
Hi. Thanks for getting back with me and thank you for the info.
Finding a relative undamaged Jennings tilt sink is a pretty uncommon thing. Jennings was a bit of a pioneer when it comes to plumbing. The design of the tilting sink was originally "introduced" around 1851 and in early patents was called the tilt-up and lipped lavatory. Based on the look of yours, it looks to date to about 1860 to 1870 or so..Aside from the hole drilled in, from what I can see, it looks to be in pretty good condition. The hole will affect the value a bit, but not nearly as much as if it was cracked or damaged. It could work well as an old plug style sink with the right faucet hardware.
Even with the drilled hole, it should still be worth about $1000 to $1400.
If you're looking to sell it, you can try yourself through someplace like craigslist or a local antique shop. If you do go with someone place craigslist, make sure you meet someplace very public. There is always a risk in meeting up with someone from online. I know a lot of town's police stations allow you to use their parking lots as public meeting places.
If you sell online, the hardest part would be shipping. Rubylane, GoAntiques, Tias and even Etsy are all great online antique shops, but shipping will cost a fortune and many buyers aren't willing to pay that.
.You can also try contacting some place that deals in architectural salvage and reclaiming old building materials. They often buy old material to fix up and sale, especially in areas where there are lots of renovations and restorations. Usually the oddest pieces do well.
I'm not sure where you are, but most states have at least a few businesses that deal in architectural salvage.
Selling to an architectural salvage or at an auction will likely bring less, but you do have the potential to move it faster.
Here's a few you may consider contacting:
One Way - King NC - Antiques &Architectural Antique Salvage127 Bob Rierson StreetKing, North Carolina 27021Carolyn Landreth ~(###) ###-####/p>
.Pasadena Architectural Salvage2600 E. Foothill Blvd.Pasadena, CA 91107(###) ###-####/p>
.Southern California Architectural Salvage727 E. Washington Blvd.Los Angeles, CA. 90021(###) ###-####/p>
.Architectural Salvage, W.D. Inc.614 - 618 East BroadwayLouisville, KY 40202PHONE:(###) ###-####--- FAX:(###) ###-####br />EMAIL:***@******.***
If you do choose to sell online, you might consider alternate shipping options like greyhound, using freight or sites likehttps://www.cratersandfreighters.com which has a good reputationorhttp://www.uship.com/ .
.If you go with someplace where you have to ship it-..you may have to lower the value a bit because many people won't pay full price + shipping.
That should give you quite a few options, but if you need anything else, don't hesitate to ask.
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