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    May 2017
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    Local GW finally missed something

    The GW here usually looks everything up on ebay and prices it about 30 to 60% of sold prices regardless of condition. I still pick up stuff there a lot if I can make 3 or 4 times my $ but never score anything great. Anyway someone slipped and put this out on the household shelf for $5.99.
    1870's Alfred Meakin pitcher.
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    For comparison they have a small McCoy pitcher sitting on the shelf now with two chips and cracks at each end of the handle and have it priced at $7.99.

    The Karl Neumann painting (bad photo) I picked up for the same price but I am keeping it for our future home in Florida.
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    Nice finds, congratulations!

  3. #3
    Nov 2009
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    I'd be happy if my Goodwill priced things at 30-60% of sold prices. Here they price at 100-150% of the highest asking price. I still buy a good bit of stuff there but it's things that slip through the cracks.
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    Grant Brandenburg

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    Can't beat finding true Antiques in a Goodwill.
    Last edited by tamrock; Feb 13, 2018 at 08:58 PM.

  5. #5
    May 2009
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    Love it when someone gets the best of GW!
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    Feb 2008
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    Cool. I rarely flip over that 'creamware' haha. Guess I'll have to. What that Meakin worth? Ballpark? #2lazy2ebaycheck

  7. #7
    May 2017
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    I don't like to deal with glassware, pottery, ceramics, much either. I sold this for a quick hundred.

  8. #8
    Very nice find.



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