What Sells

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Items that typically resell well online are quality brands, high-value (at least $75), easy to ship, and in great condition. Here are some examples:

Living Room

Decorative Collectibles: Crystal and glass by Baccarat, Daum, Fostoria, Lalique, Steuben, Swarovski, Waterford

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

Sterling silver: Any maker: candelabras, vases, tea sets

Clocks:  Vintage/antique clocks by Howard Miller, George Nelson, New Haven, Seth Thomas, etc.

Artwork: by known artists, pencil-signed limited editions with authentication (framed or unframed), maximum 18" on largest side

Studio Equipment

Musical Instruments: Any type, both modern and vintage

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

Office / Family Room

Computers: Gaming desktops, laptops, tablets

Desk Items: Desk Lamps (vintage); Desk sets and inkwells (vintage); Pens by Aurora, Cartier, Mont Blanc, Omas, Waterman (new or vintage)

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

Cellular telephones (newer models – clear ESN only)·

Radios: Ham / short-wave /world band·

Photo/Video

Camcorders and accessories: Hi-8, digital, editing / post production, recorders, and players.

Cameras (digital or film): lenses and accessories

Binoculars/Telescopes: Bushnell, Celestron, Matthews, Meade, Miller, Swarovski

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 – 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 Cutco, J.A. Henckels, Messermeisters, Wusthof-Trident (sets or individual knives)

China, Dinnerware: Place settings by Copeland Spode, Noritake, Russel Wright, Royal Doulton, Wedgwood; mid-century modern patterns

Silver: 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: Waterford Crystal stemware, tumblers, decanters

Bedrooms & Closets

Clothing, Shoes & Accessories: Purses, shoes (unworn), 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/vintage 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)

Luggage: Small bags/luggage by Burberry, Coach, Halliburton, Louis Vuitton, Tumi, and other top designers·

Automotive / Motorcycle: Audio & video components,

Small parts and accessories for vintage, luxury & performance cars

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

Large Items: High shipping costs make large items hard to sell online, unless extremely high value (at least $500).

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 18” 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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