Old Reading Sign

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Post By: KLook » Fri. Apr. 15, 2016 10:33 pm

A friend up in Maine dug up a porcelain sign from an old dump that is in very nice condition. It is a Reading Anthracite sign.
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What is memorabilia like this worth? She turned down $200 and thinks it is worth $450 in excellent condition. Feels it is in good condition.

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Post By: 2001Sierra » Fri. Apr. 15, 2016 11:21 pm

American Pickers pay at least $350.00 for signs of that size and condition

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Post By: wilsons woodstoves » Fri. Apr. 15, 2016 11:52 pm

single sided350.00, good deal count me in


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Post By: KLook » Sat. Apr. 16, 2016 8:59 pm

I can arrange for you to get it for $350 if you want it. She is not listing it on ebay or craigslist. Let me know....

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Post By: KLook » Sat. Apr. 16, 2016 9:41 pm

She has had an offer of $600 from Vermont......

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Post By: samhill » Sun. Apr. 17, 2016 7:59 am

As with anything the old rule always holds true that an item is worth the highest price the sellers can get & that's determined by what a buyer is willing to shell out. I was always in the auction & estate sale businesses & was always amazed at both the price some would pay & on the flip side the deal that some got, it's being at the right place & at the right time. :D

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