'Tique Talk ~ About Antique Collecting ~ by Marianne Dow

Springfield Extravaganza Antique Show Photos - Slideshow Video

Photos by Marianne Dow

Things I Sold on Ebay in 2004 ~ Blast From the Past #3



Here's another collage pic of the highlights of my ebay sales way back in March 2004.

The market has certainly cooled down since then. I am happy I sold these gems when I did. Imagine, that tiny plastic Cap'n Crunch nodder cereal premium bringing $134!

Now, the Hedi Schoop piece might still make $143. I did a quick check, and there wasn't one like it on now or recently.

The darling Boy at the Beach (Sunday's Child by Royal Worcester) brought $249 - wow! It is being reproduced (poorly), and that must have killed this figurine-- one recently brought $11, and there are several going without bids.

Cigar labels have also softened, into a puddle unless it's a better themed-sample -- sports, Indians, patriotic, political . These particular labels, Charming Smokers, might do as well ($98) this time around, but I am glad that I sold most of my cigar box label collection when I did. I loved the "pretty ladies", and they are not moving as well as they once did.

And of course cookie jars have also fizzled out, with the rare exception. I still have a lot of my cookie jar collection, and will have to figure out where/when to sell them. So I guess it's time to start tracking cookie jars-- here's the TOP 10 LIST of the Most Watched Cookie jars on Ebay Now...

Related Posts with Thumbnails

See My Photography

Visit My Zazzle Shop For Great Gifts and Home Decor


Browse other gifts from my Zazzle Shop.

Silver Necklaces with Vintage Art


See more Sterling silver necklaces with vintage designs from my Zazzle shop.

Please visit my online shop, Delightfully Vintage Stuff -- you'll find Fine Antiques and Fun Collectibles. These vintage treasures are from my many & varied collections, now for sale.

Delightfully Vintage Stuff's newly listed items:

FinBotClub Blog - Read the Findlay Antique Bottle Club's blog