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Re: selling antiques

Postby PNGMK » Thu, 03 Oct 2013 3:31 pm

nakatago wrote:
PNGMK wrote:
yogaloungeforever wrote:eBay or Christie's auction online?


munterberg wrote:I want to sell an old family heirloom, a set of daggers, about 1,000 years old. The item was appraised in the past at about three million dollars.

Where to find a buyer for such an antique here in Singapore?


Silkroad .... for bitcoins.....


Silk road is currently in the news. #nospoilers


He was a moron.

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Postby bro75 » Thu, 03 Oct 2013 5:06 pm

breakdown wrote:I would be very interested with this if it's socketed and if it comes with +6 attack and +8 fire resistance.


if not, you can always reforge it.

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Postby PrimroseHill » Fri, 04 Oct 2013 3:14 pm

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Re: selling antiques

Postby munterberg » Sat, 05 Oct 2013 1:26 am

yogaloungeforever wrote:eBay or Christie's auction online?


Christies has online auction?

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Re: selling antiques

Postby PNGMK » Sat, 05 Oct 2013 9:23 am

munterberg wrote:
yogaloungeforever wrote:eBay or Christie's auction online?


Christies has online auction?


https://www.christies.com/services/auction-estimates/

You can even have your ancient, magical sword valued.

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Postby beppi » Mon, 07 Oct 2013 6:49 am

This is exactly the sales pitch every single Indonesian seller of a Keris will use.
In fact, the Keris as it is today exists only since approx. 400 years, and blades made from non-stainless steel do not last even that long in tropical humidity (especially with the traditional yearly acid washings).
I recommend you keep your (faked) appraisal letter and sell the knifes on Ebay - good ones will fetch a few hundred dollars there!

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Postby Mi Amigo » Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:32 pm

But surely the encrafting with magic will overcome all your supposed 'facts'. ;-)

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Postby v4jr4 » Mon, 07 Oct 2013 12:41 pm

beppi wrote:This is exactly the sales pitch every single Indonesian seller of a Keris will use.
In fact, the Keris as it is today exists only since approx. 400 years, and blades made from non-stainless steel do not last even that long in tropical humidity (especially with the traditional yearly acid washings).
I recommend you keep your (faked) appraisal letter and sell the knifes on Ebay - good ones will fetch a few hundred dollars there!


Reminds me about a small shop between Borobudur and Mendut, which sells a lot of keris.
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Postby PNGMK » Mon, 07 Oct 2013 1:02 pm

I need a bomoh.

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Postby plushhome » Mon, 07 Oct 2013 3:18 pm

have u tried search on google? "antique buyer", "antique seller" + singapore, etc.. or try "sotheby's auction"

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Postby PNGMK » Mon, 07 Oct 2013 5:32 pm

plushhome wrote:have u tried search on google? "antique buyer", "antique seller" + singapore, etc.. or try "sotheby's auction"


You're as naive as the OP!


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