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Where can I sell this?

My husband & I are remodeling a 1950's ranch style home. We are taking the house to the studs and just took off all of the original door knobs, cabinet knobs in the kitchen/bathrooms, and all other knobs in the home (on the entertainment built-ins, etc.) prior to the demo work. These are all original 1950's knobs and are actually pretty nice; however, we are into the modern look so these will not work for us. We have the crystal door-knobs on all doors and gold (very heavy) knobs on all kitchen, bathroom, etc. drawers/cabinets. Does anyone know where I can sell these?? I have never tried to sell anything on eBay, but will do it if there is no where else to take these. They are definitely "nice" and someone could refurbish, so I am sure that there would be some interest somewhere.... Thoughts??

A. Spruce
Re: Where can I sell this?

Ebay is NOT a place for the faint of heart. I would recommend trying your local Craigs List, though you could easily post on any Craigs list nation wide. You may also have a local antique hardware dealer that is willing to purchase your items. Do some internet research to see what your style of hardware is worth. :)

Re: Where can I sell this?

Call some of the places that sell that kind of stuff in the back of your ToH magazine! :D

Re: Where can I sell this?

Paper shop is an option...Also Craigs List is better for your situation then Ebay.

Re: Where can I sell this?

I have an aversion to Ebay, don't ask why, I don't know.

I think that these places may find your things interesting

etsy dot com

(I am not allowed to write a URL yet. )

also another one you can try is Housewerk (google that one for the right URL)

depending on your area, google glass door knobs and see who comes at you. I know we have places here that are considered a historic district. I made fliers for my vintage sink and took them to the local cafes trying to find a bulletin board, perhaps the local market?

It is not easy, but I think trying to find homeowners vs. the store, is best. You will get more and they will save more. (cutting the middle man out of the pic)

Good Luck!

Re: Where can I sell this?

Pack them all neatly in a box and send them postage paid to me. Seriously E-bay is a great place to sell them and it works well. I have sold many things and have never had a problem with any of my buyers or sellers.

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