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I saw your previous photo like this. I had just hoped there would be more marks.
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As you probably know, your beautiful plate dates late 18thC bssed on its Worcester Flight crescent mark.
My research indicates that it would have an estimated retail value of $475-600 depending on sale location.
Online auctions like eBay generally bring wholesale selling prices.
If you would like to sell close to estimated retail, some ideas are:
The internet has your largest audience of buyers. Place small ads on these sites or set up your own small store on these sites.
Etsy.com - small fees - 20 cents to list plus 3.5% final price.Artfire.comBonanza.com
These sites are excellent and more upscale but fees are higher. I only recommend them if you have several items to sell.GoAntiques.comRubylane.comTias.comcyberattic.comtrocadero.com
A method that could be very effective would be to place a classified in the "Maine Antique Digest" It has a large readership of collectors all across the country.
I highly recommend this method. They only charge $25 for 25 words in a classified ad. This publication is a monthly newspaper as well as on their internet website.
A private seller to a dealer or at auction can expect 30-60% of estimated retail value.
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