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buying gold and silver estate sales

Buying Gold & Silver at Estate Sales

If you go to an estate sale with the intent to find gold and silver at low prices, make sure that you know the spot price for the day. This is the price that you would get if you sold the gold or silver to a retail buyer. This price can be found online or […]

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Buying Used Pampered Chef

Do some research on ebay for completed sales to get an idea of how much they are worth. You must add the selling price along with the shipping price. Need input on how to price @ garage sale I’m a former consultant (2007-late 2008) with several items I want to put out at a garage […]

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Art Print estate sale

Discover How to Get Great Deals on Art Prints at Estate Sales

Just because a piece of art is a print, does not mean it’s bad! Many well-respected artists, including Edouard Manet, Pablo Picasso, Albrecht Durer, Marc Chagall and Andy Warhol (to name just a few) have done extensive work with printmaking. Printmaking is a viable medium all its own with a varied history and some intriguing […]

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Buy Jewelry Estate Sales

How to Buy Jewelry at Estate Sales

The advice I heard repeated most often wasn’t so much advice as it was a statement of fact: second-hand buying is mainly about experience. Being a good buyer comes from years of looking at and handling jewelry and, as with anything else, making mistakes along the way. How to Approach And Find Good Buys in […]

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how to buy corningware

How to Buy CorningWare

If you recall CorningWare fondly then you are not alone. CorningWare was once an everyday staple for many families and is now a hot collectible item of kitchen ware. Vintage CorningWare has had quite the uptick in popularity thanks to a wave of nostalgia for the quirky designs. You can find great deals on Corning […]

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Antique / Rare Books

How to Collect Antique & Rare Books

Both accomplished antique book collectors, Grybos and Sutton identify es-tate sales as one of their most successful spots for hunting down rare books. ““Estate sales are a fantastic place to find some amazing books if the home-owners were old enough,” says Grybos. “I often stop in on the last day of an estate sale as […]

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Early American Pattern Glass

Estate Sale Find – Early American Pattern Glass

A lot of pattern glass or Early American Pressed glass doesn’t really come with a high price tag. These are pieces that you would have found that were used every day. All different types of pieces were made with different patterns. Plates were made, tea sets were made etc. This is a coffee set that […]

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Why go to an estate sale?

Why go to Estate Sales?

Estate sales are a great place to find great values for your home or gift items. Some people go to check out the home especially the more elegant ones. Every home is different as is every estate sale company. You may see what you want from the estate sale, from the pictures taken and displayed. […]

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Vintage Cookbooks

Vintage Cookbooks

Shawn Underwood became interested in vintage cookbooks after seeing such a plethora of them at estate sales. When she found that they were popular for his customers, she grew her collection and eventually opened her cookbook-specific Etsy shop, VintageCookbooks4U. “Reading vintage and antique cookbooks has been quite informative,” says Underwood. “I’m learning about long-ago used […]

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Used Tools for Sale-Estate Sale

Used Tools for Sale – Hand & Power Tools

Estate sales are a great place to buy used hand and power tools. Used Tools for sale are the best part of an estate sale for many men. Often, you will find lots of screwdrivers and other assorted hand tools. Drills are common in the sale both electric and battery operated. Buying Guide For Secondhand […]

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