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I have a book of Obstetric Tables Part 1 by G Spratt,

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I have a book of Obstetric Tables Part 1 by G Spratt, published in 1835 and a Supplement of the same date which belonged to my late father-in-law. I should like to know if these are of any value and if so who might be the best person to advise on a possible sale.
I look forward to hearing
Sandy Copland
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 1 year ago.

Hi my name is Glenda,

Thank you for coming to Just Answer. I will be glad to help you today.

I have been in the antique business for over 45 years, Appraising, Antique shop owner, also buying and selling on today's current market. it is my pleasure to put my experience to work for you.
The book of Obstetric Tables Part 1 by G Spratt, published in 1835 and a Supplement of the same date has an estimated value on the current market for an average of £300 – £400, depending on the condition and where it is for sale at. These will typically sell higher in an Antique Shop or Private sale compared to an auction. If you are thinking of selling, you might want to check your local Antique Shops in the area to see what yours or one like it would sell for or has sold for, then you can decide to sell online or locally.
Keep in mind that not all estimated values are obtained, your geographic area plays a big role in what prices can be obtained. If you plan on selling this I would list this for sell on the internet where it will have the largest shopping market. There are some great sites you can sell from.
You can sell on Etsy UK, which is a great place to sell from, you list Vintage Items, they can stay until they sell. Much like having a little store online. There is also Rubylane, which is a more upscale site where people sell more expensive items. There is also Tias and GoAntiques, which is on the same scale of Rubylane. There is Amazon Market Place UK, ArtFire and of course Ebay UK.


All of these sites get you a lot of World Wide exposure and bring the best traffic. They are all great! If you sell to a dealer, antique shop or resell shop you can expect to get about 30-40% of what it is worth since they have to resell the item.
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It was a pleasure working for you. If you have more items you would like to ask me about, just start a new question addressed to "Glenda" it would be my pleasure to help you.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Thank you Glenda. I have now viewed your answer and will discuss with my daughters next week the best way forward.
I will come back to you after that.
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 1 year ago.


I am not sure I understand when you say " the best way forward"


If you do not mind rating this I would greatly appreciate it. This will not close your question you can come back to ask me anything. Rating means I get credit for answering the question you asked. By getting a top star rating it will ensure that I am compensated by the site for my time answering your question. Rating does not close this, it simply means I am credited for my work, thus me getting compensated.



Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 1 year ago.

I'm just checking in once again to see how things are going.
Let me know if you still need help with this question.
I will be happy to help with any further question you might have on this.
I strive to answer any and all questions a customer might have in order for you to have a enjoyable experience with me as an appraiser.
Thank you so much!

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