Saturday, October 15, 2011
RANDOM ESTATE SALE
last week. older bungalow. old lady stuff, but some interesting stuff too. i will get a pic. found a really cool old box for sewing machine parts. and i found a SECOND buffalo cookie cutter!
RANDOM 341 OBJECT
PAIR Old TAXCO Sterling SILVER OVERLAY Tumblers w ROSES Signed REF, EAGLE MARK-$56
I’ve been kinda holding back on selling any antique silver for fear some numbskull who has absolutely no sense of history, art, aesthetics or respect for craftsmen of an earlier age would end up with it and sell it for its scrap value. But I’ve found a solution that I think will work. I’m going to start listing sterling and other silver pieces of a quality and age that far outweigh their “melt value,” and I’m depending on you to keep it out of the hands those scouring eBay for anything they might make a nickel on by destroying.
Uh-oh! It’s possible an opinionated old curmudgeon whose life has been centered around antiques and art should give up selling on eBay and find a cave, crawl in with his treasures and push a big rock up against the entrance.