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Your lovely Ethan Allen chest of drawers has a retail vintage store value of $550-650 assuming excellent condition.
Online auctions like eBay generally bring wholesale selling prices.
If you would like to sell close to 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.
Amazon Marketplace: http://services.amazon.com/content/sell-on-amazon.htm/ref=footer_soa?ld=AZFSSOA
These sites are excellent and more upscale but fees are higher. I only recommend them if you have several items to sell.
Be sure to specify local pick up only. That way the buyer would be responsible for obtaining his own insurance and transport.
A private seller to a dealer or at auction can expect 30-60% of retail value.
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