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I have several lamps with the Stiffel label on them. These…

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I have several lamps...

I have several lamps with the Stiffel label on them. These belonged to my mother in law. I would like to know the value of them.What do I do?

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Two of them have the double light sockets and you turn them on with a little switch at the base. The other two are brass and look like a candle stick as it has a solid cream color as it goes up to the light base

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I am quite sure that these pieces are at least 50 years old

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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 11 months ago
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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
Glenda I have attached 4 photos, please take a look and let me know if these have any value. Thank you!
Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 11 months ago

Hello

Is the torchiere library lamp the only one with a shade? On the one with the white is that rust? What size are these?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
The others do not have the original shades any more. This is where the paint has come off. The sizes are, the one with the double lights is 34 inches tall, the other one with no shade is 18 inches tall with no bulb or shade and the one with the glass shade is 33 inches tall.
Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 11 months ago

Thank you, ***** ***** these are from the early part of the 20thC.

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The Vintage Stifell Torchiere library lamp with the original Shade has an estimated value on the current market for an average of $325.00-375.00 , the Brass one 18" -$140.00-145.00, the White one no Shade with paint missing, -$150.00-155.00, depending on where they are sold at. 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! All sites can be sold from with pick up only option.
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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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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 11 months ago

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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 11 months ago

Good Morning

Is there a reason you are not rating this, if so I would be happy to address any issue. This is the only way we are compensated by the site for our work. I am happy to address any issue you might have.

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