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Regina. I can certainly give you the value of the rose but without photos of the birds, I cannot assess them accurately. There is a very wide difference in values for Boehm birds,
Is it enough for me to assess the rose and not the birds?
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My research indicates that your pieces Boehm pieces have the following estimated retail value assuming good condition and depending on sale location:
Queen Elizabeth Roses - $525-575.
Chestnut (beaked or backed) Chickadee - $450-550. (Blueberry Vine)
Bridled Tit - $450-550.
If you would like to sell close to estimated 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.comBonanza.comOr your nearest CraigsList.com where you can list items for free.
These sites are excellent and more upscale but fees are higher. I only recommend them if you have several items to sell.GoAntiques.comRubylane.comTias.comcyberattic.comtrocadero.com
Please note that the auction values are about 30% of retail on these.
In general, a private seller to a dealer or at auction can expect 30-60% of estimated retail value.
Insurance replacement values are usually about 10% more than retail values.
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