Hello and welcome! My name is Doris.I have been an antiques and art collector as well as a dealer and appraiser for over 56 years.I will be pleased to help you. Please know I do not send pop-ups.
Photos are almost always required to give an accurate assessment. Thank you for the two of platters.
Can you send me a photo of the marks on the bottom?
What sizes are your pieces?
You may need to use the macro function (flower icon) of your camera to get a good clear photo of the marks.
If you cannot get a good photo, then sketch the marks and take a photo of the sketch.
To send photos you may use the "add files" 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.
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Please do not be upset with me. At first, only the two images of the top of the platter came through the site at this end.
Thank you for the additional image of the marks on the bottom that I requested.
Size of plate/platters makes a significant difference in value.
I want to give you the most accurate answer I can.
Please tell me the sizes.
I thank you in advance for your continuing patience.
Thank you for the information and photos. They really help.
Please allow me time to research the data required by your question, calculate current values and write my answer.
I want you to have the best answer.
I thank you in advance for your patience.
I deeply appreciate your patience.
In your original question, you seem to have several pieces of this pattern; however, the only ones I have the sizes for are two platters.
Please list exactly the other pieces you wish assessed along with their sizes.
The smaller platter would have an estimated retail value of $41 - 48.
The larger one, $80-100 .
Both these assessments assume good condition and depend on sale geographic location.
As for where to sell.....If you want to sell quickly at wholesale prices, try one of these sites.I do not know where you live so I will make suggestions for three countries.
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.
Be sure to specify local pick up only for large items. That way the buyer would be responsible for obtaining his own insurance and transport.
These sites carry antique as well as vintage items.Accept PayPal only.
Etsy.com - small fees - 20 cents to list plus 3.5% final price.Artfire.comBonanza.com
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
In general, a private seller to a dealer, via consignment or at auction can expect 30-50% of estimated retail value.
Insurance replacement values are usually about 20% more than retail values.
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