WhereToSell.co.uk is a new website designed to help you navigate the complex world of antiques and collectables, bringing together consumers with goods to sell, and specialist buyers and intermediaries.
WhereToSell.co.uk has been created by recognising that we are not all experts in this field and that the best way to sell an heirloom is not just about speed, but having the inside knowledge to achieve a sensible and fair price.
The team at the site believe that far too often people simply go for the easiest option such as placing an advert on eBay or a similar online marketplace. While it may seem convenient, online buyers are very often on the lookout for a bargain and the seller might not get the best possible price.
For those wanting to maximise the sale price, a seller …
One man’s trash is another man’s treasure – truer words were never spoken for the owner of a Feuilles Fougeres vase, found in their attic. The vase was bought at a car boot sale in Dumfries for a costly £1 and used to home a house plant. When the well-known TV Show Antiques Roadshow came to town the owner took along the beloved vase only to find it was a 1929 Feuilles Fougeres piece from designer Rene Lalique which later sold at auction for £32,450.
It begs the question, how did the original boot-sale addict even notice it was an antique. They must have known it had some sort of value to take it to the Roadshow for valuation.
So how do you spot an antique? How can you make your millions from another’s rubbish? …