What Sells

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Items that typically sell well at resale

Living Room

Decorative Collectibles: Crystal and glass by Blenko, Daum, Fostoria, Lalique, Murano, Orrefors, Steuben, Swarovski, Waterford

Porcelain and pottery by Belleek, Coalport, Limoges, Lladro, Roseville, Hummel (Goebel), Royal Doulton

Sterling silver: candelabras, vases, picture frames

Lamps and Clocks: Bronze Art Deco/Nouveau lamps and statues (no reproductions)· Clocks by Howard Miller, George Nelson, New Haven, Seth Thomas, etc. (vintage/antique)· Tiffany lamps (new or vintage)

Artwork: by known artists, pencil-signed limited editions with authentication (framed or unframed)

Studio Equipment

Musical Instruments: drum machines, electronic keyboards, synthesizers·

Pro audio: DJ gear, mics, mixers, multi-track recorders, power amps, and speakers

Pro video: cameras, editing / post production, recorders, and players.

Office / Family Room

Computers: Desktops, laptops, tablets (

Desk Items: Desk Lamps (1950 and earlier); Desk sets and inkwells (vintage); Fountain pens by Aurora, Cartier, Mont Blanc, Omas (new or vintage)

Electronics: Audio receivers, tuners, amps, speakers, turntables·

Cellular telephones (newer models – clear ESN only)·

GPS Systems: recent models, complete with all accessories

Radios: Ham / short-wave /world band·

Video (DVD players / recorders, TiVo)

Video Surveillance equipment

Photography

Camcorders and accessories: Hi-8, digital

Cameras (digital or film): lenses and accessories

Telescopes: Meade, Celestron

Bathrooms

Fixtures: Designer faucets by Hansgrohe, Kohler, Price Pfister, Delta

Vanity Items: Sterling silver vanity sets: hand mirrors, hair brushes, trays, etc. (new or vintage)

Nursery / Kids’ Rooms

Disney cels and serigraphs (Ltd. Editions, new or vintage)

Games & Toys:

Video gaming systems & games (Playstation, Xbox)

Vintage model & slot cars (Hot Wheels red line, promos, Aurora)

Steiff bears (w/tags), Trains – G, O, S scale (vintage)

Trains – HO, G, O, S, Z scale (vintage, especially Lionel)

Vintage Star Wars, Transformers

Vintage GI Joe, Barbie, Tammy dolls

Building Toys: especially Lego, loose or boxed, with instructions.

 

 

Kitchen

Cookware & Utensils: High-end cookware by All-clad, Calphalon, Le Creuset, Mauviel, Viking (new or vintage)· Knives by J.A. Henckels, Messermeisters, Wusthof-Trident (sets or individual knives)

China, Dinnerware & Flatware: Place settings by Fiesta Ware, Franciscan, Haviland, Noritake, Russel Wright, Royal Doulton, Stangl, Wedgwood·

Sterling silver flatware & hollowware (new or vintage), e.g. Gorham, Jensen, Kirk, Shreve, Towle, etc.

Small Appliances (in working condition, with all accessories included): Blenders and mixers by Bosch, Delonghi, Kitchen Aid, Vita Mix, commercial / bar models, Cappucino/Espresso makers (Breville, Cuisinart)

Glassware & Barware: Crystal by Baccarat, Rosenthal, Waterford

Bedrooms & Closets

Clothing, Shoes & Accessories: Clothes, purses, shoes, scarves, and belts by Burberry, Channel, Coach, Fendi, Ferragamo, Gucci, Hermes, Judith Lieber, Kate Spade, Louis Vuitton, Manolo Blahnik, Prada, St John, and other top designers (new or vintage)

Jewelry and Watches:· Antique pocket watches· Designer jewelry by Bulgari, Cartier, David Yurman, John Hardy, Tiffany, Me & Ro·

Diamond jewelry in 14K / 18K / 22K gold and platinum· Pearl jewelry by Mikimoto·

Watches by Cartier, Hamilton, Michele, Movado, Omega, Rolex, TAG Heuer (new or vintage)

Attic / Garage

Camping and Outdoor Gear: Backpacks, sleeping bags and tents (high end models in excellent, clean condition),

Binoculars and telescopes by Bushnell, Celestron, Matthews, Meade, Miller, Swarovski

Luggage Luggage by Burberry, Coach, Halliburton, Louis Vuitton, Tumi, and other top designers·

Sports Equipment: Bicycles by Altron, Campangnolo, Eddy Merckx, Fondrist, Giant, Italvega, Kline, Niskiki, Schwinn, Specialized, Speedplay, Trek, Cannondale and other top brands·

Equestrian saddles

Golf clubs and bags by Callaway, Nicklaus, Nike, Ping, Taylor Made, Titleist, Wilson·

Scuba Gear: regulators, buoyancy vests

Automotive / Motorcycle: Audio & video components,

Parts and accessories for vintage, luxury & performance cars

Performance tires, wheels & some original equipment wheels

Tools: Top brand power tools (Porter Cable, Milwaukee, etc…)

Top brand mechanic’s tools (Snap On, Matco, Craftsman, etc…)

Items We Don’t Accept

Our experience has shown that the following items don’t do well on eBay for the reasons described below.

Bathroom Fixtures: We don’t take sinks, toilets, or tubs that weigh more than 150 pounds or exceed 130 inches in girth.

Paperback books: These generally don’t sell very well on eBay. You may be able to sell these through BooksByChance, our partner for books consignment.·

Clothing: Only high-end designer clothing (e.g. St. John Knit) that still has tags or is only very lightly worn sells well on eBay. We will not take anything that is dirty, stained, torn or smells of smoke.·

Costume Jewelry: Unless it’s vintage or by a well known designer.·

Fire Arms: We don’t take guns, gun parts, or ammunition.·

Furniture: Unless it is by a highly collectible designer.

Large Art: We don’t take framed art (under glass) that’s larger than 11” x 14” unless it is valued at a minimum of $500.

Soiled, Broken, or Incomplete Items

Adult Material

Wedding or Prom Dresses

Autographed items without a COA (Certificate of Authenticity) or other valid proof of origin.

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