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Glenda B. Appraiser, Antiques Appraiser
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Experience:  40+ yrs. experience buying and selling antiques as a collector and 14+ yrs. as antique store owner. Member of Association of Online Appraisers and AADA.
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I’m trying to date and value what I understand is a brandy

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I’m trying to date and value what I understand is a brandy warmer? Presented to “The officers, R.A.S.C. Bulford by Captain B.M.Ward, KDGMarks are JBC , passant lion, leopard ,G
61.18 gms including ivory or bone handleManufacturer [email protected], 130, Regent St
Submitted: 8 days ago.
Category: Antiques
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 8 days ago.

Hello,

My name is Glenda,

I have been an appraiser on JustAnswer.com for over 10 years.

I am glad to help you.

May I ask who I am speaking to?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
John
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 8 days ago.

Hi John

Nice to meet you

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Good afternoon
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 8 days ago.

Can you show me a good close up of the mark on the bottom?

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Pic
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 8 days ago.

Where is this mark you mention  KDG Marks are JBC , passant lion, leopard ,G 61.18

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Pic1
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
61.8 is weight not marked
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 8 days ago.

I cannot make that out it is completely blurred on my end.

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
It’s worn but clearly visible and says exactly what I said
Customer: replied 8 days ago.
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Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 8 days ago.

I am sure it is very clear to you, on my end the whole picture is blurry, it could be the system from your posting to me receiving it.

The Carrington and Company circa 1888-1889 ( founded by John Bodman Carrington ) antique Brand Warmer Presentation item, in Sterling Silver Ivory Handle is valued at $700.00-750.00.

If you have any questions about this please feel free asking.

Glenda

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Can you suggest where I might sell it?
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 8 days ago.

Facebook Marketplace is how most people post things for sale locally. Here are other some other local places you can sell from ( the buyer picks up from you ) NextDoor.com, Webstore.com, Varagesale.com, Offerup.com. There is also craigslist locally which is free.

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There are also sites like Mercari.com, Wanelo.com, Poshmark.com, Bonanza.com, Pamono.com.

. Etsy is a great site as is Chairish and EBTH.

. These are good auction sites to choose from invaluable.com, liveauctioneers.com, or auctionzip.com, and search their directory for an auction house near you and consign to them.

. Other great sites are, GoAntiques.com, Truegether.com.

Ebay is a great option. It does reach a lot of people, if you do decide to try Ebay, I recommend setting reserves.( the lowest price you would take for this )

Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Thank you
Expert:  Glenda B. Appraiser replied 8 days ago.

You are very welcome,

If you have anything else you need help with you can send me a new question ( not added to this completed question go back to the site to ask new question ) like this " For Glenda Only"

I will be happy to help.

I will mark this one completed so it can be closed out now.

Thank you for using Just Answer

Glenda