"Thanks, Linda! Slowly, slowly, slowly :-) I also have a lot of my own inventory to liquidate. I was a vintage clothing seller some years ago and never got rid of all my inventory. So there's a lot to do. Plus Dad…"
"How are you getting along, making progress? I keep thinking about you. If you need help looking up something online on in my many books, please contact me. I use my late evenings on the internet and I would welcome "the…"
"Be sure to look at the books, you could maybe find first editions. Any prints or paintings, write the artist's name and look them up on the internet. A cheap Currier & Ives goes for hundreds depending what it says on the…"
"Thanks so much, Vicki! that's great. Really appreciate it.
Linda: thank you! I will let you know. We're trying to go through the mountains of stuff and it's slow going because I don't live in the area and I have…"
"After reading up on each of the contacts listed by Vicki, I feel one of these would help you out. If you need someone to help you make a decision with any of these, I am only 1-1/2 hrs away from you. I am only offering to help…"
"Ok, I've located a few for you to talk to. Remember if you don't like what your hearing, or your not comfortable with one company, you certainly don't have to hire them. Go with who you feel most comfortable with. I've tried to…"
"it is the stuff not the home alot come looking for , some will come to see the home, but don't worry about them, I have been in some questionable places wonder if the roof or floor is going to give way
yes get dad and what he wants out of…"
"Vicki, thanks! Whew, what a relief. :-)
And thank you for the offer to research. No hurry at all; we're still in the sorting phase and this is going to take some time. But any suggestions you can send my way would be greatly…"
"Hi Linda, No problem! LOL - you cannot believe some of the homes I have held sales in. Dilapidated would be a huge understatement! Hoarder to, I've done many!
I will look into a few companies in your Dad's area when I have some extra time…"
"Hi Vicki and Craig,
Thanks for responding. Do you think estate liquidators would want to do a sale in a house with such a dilapidated interior? I would think it might turn people off. The outside of the house is fine and it's in a…"
"Hi Linda, I like Craigs Idea to, but you could also contact an estate liquidator and just have them do an estate sale for you.
I'm a bonded and certified appriaser and often do estate sales as well. But in order to do that, you should first get…"
Tell us about your interest in antiques, collecting and any antique related websites, blogs, businesses.
Love vintage clothing, mid-century furniture and collectibles, all things 1960s! And now I'm trying to liquidate a house full of stuff from my parents as well as my own items. I used to run a shop called CoolOldStuff.com.
If you belong to other collector groups which one(s) do you belong to?
none at this time
Would you be interested in moderating or co moderating a group forum in the area of collecting you specialize in?
Maybe in the future
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