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I have a cherry natural finish Stickley chest of drawers. It…

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I have a cherry natural finish Stickley chest of drawers. It has the Leopold Stickley 1957 paper label in it. It is from L. & J.G. Stickley, Inc., Fayetteville, NY and is numbered 3205. Stickley piece have a wide price range. Can you give me an idea of the value?

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It is in excellent condition.

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Hi. My name is ***** ***** I'll be glad to help.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I will take photos now send them through the link.

Great. Thanks

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Sending pics now.
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Thank you! if you'll give me a few minutes, I'll take a look and put together the value for you.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Only took pictures from the front because it was wrapped in a moving blanket. My Dad bought about 1 year before he was diagonosised with Cancer. Barely used.

Aw. I'm sorry to hear that. I noticed it was in excellent shape. I hate that that is the reason why.

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It's a 4 over 4 drawer chippendale style dresser. Some call them higboys or highboy dressers too. I notice that it also has a tie drawer. That's a nice feature and not one you see much anymore. The cherry finish looks great and it has a wonderful grain pattern. It has the original batwing style pulls too.

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Given the condition, a piece like that will be worth about $1250 to $1500 in a private sale. At auction, you generally expect about 1/2 that.

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The price really depends on how quick you want to make a sale and where you want to try and sell it. If you can get a collector, they will pay almost full value for it, but that means waiting on a sale. Shipping can be quite expensive because of the weight and I know a lot of buyers aren't necessarily willing to pay full value of something and then pay a ton for shipping too. So, in many cases you would have to factor shipping cost into what you might be able to sell it for.

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While I'm not a huge fan, there is always craigslist. Your town might even have a facebook page dedicated to selling items (like an online garage sale). Some buyers have even started using apps or sites like LetGo or Varagesale, though I think the values aren't quite as high as you can get elsewhere. The only downside to these is you always run a risk of meeting someone that may be dangerous. If you go that route, never have them come to your house. Always meet someplace very public and never go alone. I don't generally recommend any of those options because I would hate for something to happen to you. One generally safe option is meeting up at a local police station. A lot of towns allow sellers to use their parking lots as meeting places

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I would try an auction as a last resort for something like this because they are really dependent upon who is the audience. Large items tend to go either way. If you do check with an auction house, ask about setting a reserve price. That way you'll have some control over the final price.
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If you consider Ebay, consider a reserve and check into alternate shipping options, like freight, greyhound, uship, cratesandfreighters, etc. or you can list it as a pickup only. If you consider doing a pickup only, you can also list it with online antique shops like Rubylane, Charish, or GoAntiques.
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That should give you quite a few options, but if you need anything else, don't hesitate to ask.
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I hope this has been helpful to you. I do my best to offer you the most current values and information using the latest guides and recorded sales.
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I look forward to working with you again.
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Have a great day.
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~Diana

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Hi. Thank you for the positive rating. I appreciate it. If there's anything else I can do just let me know.

Best Wishes,
Diana

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