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Doris, Antiques Appraiser
Category: Antiques
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Experience:  Antiques store owner 10+yrs.Best of City Two Years. Collector 56+yrs.USPAP compliant. Member AOA.Founded part of antiques, silver & art collection at local museum.
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Flexible Flyer sled, purchased in 1966 or 1967, 60" long, 21"

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Flexible Flyer sled, purchased in 1966 or 1967, 60" long, 21" wide at hanles, 14" wide at seat. In very good condition
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years 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 allow me time to research your question, calculate current values and write my answer.
Kind regards,
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
I mistakenly sent you my last reply as info request.
I will answer in my next reply soon,
I thank you for your patience.
Kind regards,
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
I found two eBay sales of 1960s Flexible Flyers that sold on eBay.
These are the results:
On 12.5.13 $75
On 12.3.11 $51
Both were shown to be in very good condition.
The auction value of your sled would be $51-75 assuming very good condition.
The retail value of certain items is more than the auction value.
Your sled would have a retail value of $90-120.
A private seller to a dealer can expect 40-60% of retail value.
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Kind regards.
Expert:  Doris replied 2 years ago.
I'm glad you saw my real "Answer"!
Kind regards,