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I have a H.F. Barrows - Wide Vintage Bangle Bracelet that is

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I have a H.F. Barrows - Wide Vintage Bangle Bracelet that is hallmarked on the internal slide bar "1/20 12K G.F.H.F.B. IN VERY GOOD CONDITION
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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 7 months ago
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Is your 12kt Gold filled Bracelet Etched or plain?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
It is etched with a 2 flowers and oblong design and a plain back
Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 7 months ago

Hi,

Thank you
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This is your answer please read entirely, if you have no further questions after reading this please rate me.
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I have been an Appraiser for over 45 years. I have also been an Antique shop owner, buying and selling on the current market.
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The H.F. Barrows 12 kt Gold filled Bracelet has an estimated value on the current market for an average of $150.00-200.00 depending on the condition and where it is for sale at. These will typically sell higher in an Antique Shop or Private sale compared to an auction. If you are thinking of selling, you might want to check your local Antique Shops in the area to see what yours or one like it would sell for or has sold for, then you can decide to sell online or locally.
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Keep in mind that not all estimated values are obtained, your geographic area plays a big role in what prices can be obtained. If you plan on selling this I would list this for sell on the internet where it will have the largest shopping market. There are some great sites you can sell from.
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You can sell on Etsy, which is a great place to sell from, you list Vintage Items, they can stay until they sell. Much like having a little store online. There is also Rubylane, which is a more upscale site where people sell more expensive items. There is also Tias and GoAntiques, which is on the same scale of Rubylane. There is Amazon Market Place, and of course Ebay. All of these sites get you a lot of World Wide exposure and bring the best traffic. They are all great!
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If you sell to a dealer, antique shop or resell shop you can expect to get about 30-40% of what it is worth since they have to resell the item.
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Please ask any question you might have about your answer before rating this.
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It was a pleasure working for you. If you have more items you need values for. Just send to "Glenda Only" I would be happy to help.
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Glenda,
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