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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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Antique Repouse Denmark Hans Jensen Fish Silver small box

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Antique Repouse Den***** *****s Jensen Fish Mark Silver small box
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 3 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 tell me the size of your box.

Kind regards,


Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Small box looks like pill box or snuff box fish mark on the box Denmark stamp the fish
Expert:  Doris - dfm925 replied 3 months ago.

Hans Jensen was known for repousse designs.

Your small box would have an estimated retail value of $115-120 assuming good condition and depending on sale location.

Online auctions like eBay generally bring wholesale selling prices.

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. - small fees - 20 cents to list plus 3.5% final price.
Amazon Marketplace:

Or your nearest 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.

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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