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I am interested in this Louis Vuitton trunk from the 1920s.

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I am interested in this Louis Vuitton trunk from the 1920s. It has what looks to be a thin coat of brown pain on it. Thoughts as to value as is and restored (if possible)?
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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 4 months ago

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The Louis Vuitton trunk from the 1920's restored has an estimated value on the current market for an average of $10,500.00-11,000.00. As is it would be $2***-**-****.00
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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. You can also sell on Charish, where you consign items. 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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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
What do restorations typically cost? Where would I find a restorer? Any thoughts about removing the paint?
Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 4 months ago

Hello

I do not know what restorations cost, I have never had one done. The best way to find a restorer is to check your local yellow pages and all of the antique shops in your area. We do not have lists of things like that. There are too many across the country. I would not have any idea how to get the paint off, I have never restored these.

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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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