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Glenda B.
Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser
Category: Antiques
Satisfied Customers: 21942
Experience:  40+ yrs. Experience, 40+yrs.Dealer buying/selling antiques.14+ yrs. Antique Store Owner. Member of AOA, AADA. Advanced studies in Antiques at University of Arkansas at Little Rock.
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I have some matchbox trucks still in original packages and

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I have some matchbox trucks still in original packages and was wondering if they are worth anything. Matchbox gold limited edition (1 of 5,000) king size rigs #42728: matchbox gold limited edition (1 of 5,000) king size rigs #42729 and Coca-Cola 2000 holiday helicopter carrier with a serial number of 064495 stamped on the bottom of the truck. Any information or advice would be greatly appreciated!!
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. replied 3 months ago.

Hello my name is Glenda,
Please note I am unable to do live phone conversations. I will not send a message to you asking for a phone call. If you get a message asking to do a phone call, this is not from me. It is an automated message from elsewhere.
I have been in the antique business for over 45 years, Appraising, Antique shop owner, also buying and selling on today's current market. it is my pleasure to put my experience to work for you.
The Matchbox #42728 has an estimated value on the current market for an average of $50.00-55.00, #42729 -$48.00-52.00, Coca-Cola 2000 holiday helicopter carrier-$35.00-40.00, depending on the condition and where it is for sale at.
Keep in mind that not all estimated values are obtained, your geographic area plays a big role in what prices can be obtained. If you plan on selling this I would list this for sell on the internet where it will have the largest shopping market. There are some great sites you can sell from.
You can sell on Etsy, which is a great place to sell from, you list Vintage Items, they can stay until they sell. Much like having a little store online. There is also Rubylane, which is a more upscale site where people sell more expensive items. There is also Tias and GoAntiques, which is on the same scale of Rubylane. There is Amazon Market Place, ArtFire and of course Ebay. All of these sites get you a lot of World Wide exposure and bring the best traffic. They are all great! If you sell to a dealer, antique shop or resell shop you can expect to get about 30-40% of what it is worth since they have to resell the item.
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