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I have two figurines that I have inherthere is some damage

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I have two figurines that I have inherthere is some damage to both but not a lotited I know very little about them apart from they belonged to my great great aunt lousia, I can see no stamp of any kind on them
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 1 month ago.

Hello, my name is Glenda
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Customer: replied 1 month ago.
I have attached several photos of the items
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 1 month ago.

Hello

your pictures are coming in very dark, they cannot be seen.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
ok I will send new picture tommorrow
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 1 month ago.

Ok

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
please find attached the requested pictures
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 1 month ago.

Hello

Do these have any markings on them ? What size are these

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
8 inch tall and there is a number on the back 2540
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 1 month ago.

Hello

I cannot tell you who made them since they are not marked with a makers name, this is an inventory number. But, I can value them for you. These were produced in the 1930's. Imported from Europe most likely France.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
what value would you put on them
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 1 month ago.

Hi
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This is your answer, please rate this after reading it. This is important to me getting credit for my work.
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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.
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The Vintage Porcelain Figurines, have an estimated value on the current market for an average of $100.00-115.00 each, 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.
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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.
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You can sell on Etsy, 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, ArtFire and of course Ebay. All of these sites get you a lot of World Wide exposure and bring the best traffic. They are all great!
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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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Please ask any question you might have about your answer before rating this.
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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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Glenda,
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Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 1 month ago.

Hi,
I'm just checking in once again to see how things are going.
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Let me know if you still need help with this question.
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I will be happy to help with any further question you might have on this.
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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.
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Thank you so much!
Glenda

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