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I am wondering what the price/value of “Claude the Crab” Beanie Baby. Thank you!

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It’s in good condition, all tags attached. Style 4083, Date of Birth: 9/3/98. Non smoking environment

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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 9 months ago
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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 9 months ago

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The 1996 TY Beanie Baby CLAUDE The Crab #4083 has an estimated value on the current market for an average of $ 550.00-675.00, most recent sold one was Dec 2017- Ebay Sold for: US $299.99

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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 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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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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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 9 months ago

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Antique Expert: Glenda B., Antiques Appraiser replied 9 months ago

Hello

Is there a reason you are not rating this? If there is a problem I would be happy to help, so I might get credit for my work

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