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Estate find Peters

Postby bocaj » Sun Apr 15, 2018 1:31 am

I originally posted this under "finds of the day" but decided that it probably belongs here since I have no idea of the value of what I found... maybe someone can help...

..Early today I shopped an estate sale.... these things are usually overpriced and sure enough there was a Keen Kutter with broken blade for 16$ then a banged up Henckels with broken scales and missing pieces for 42$. Maybe I need to lower expectations..... I picked up a pearl handles knife that looked intack and both blades looked full but they were frozen shut and there was black and green paint ....dont know why but I paid the few dollars for it and brought it home. The pictures tell the rest. I had found a Peters knife stamped both blades and very nice afterall. I know it is old (1876-86?) but was surprised when I checked on ebay and found one listed at 100$??? Are they really that valuable or is this seller just fishing??? Thanks for any help...
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Re: Estate find Peters

Postby Mumbleypeg » Sun Apr 15, 2018 3:24 am

Nice find, glad you rescued it!

Old and/or rare means it's interesting but doesn't necessarily mean it's valuable. I have no idea what it's worth but will be surprised it brings $100. In the end though, it's worth what someone will pay for it.

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Re: Estate find Peters

Postby TripleF » Sun Apr 15, 2018 9:46 am

Checking ebay, "completed" sales shows a couple sales for that maker....highest was just south of $100
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Re: Estate find Peters

Postby bocaj » Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:30 am

Thanks for the replys.. I like just about 50-70 $ worth.
The excitement of finding it was worth 1000$ but that is a personal matter

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Re: Estate find Peters

Postby Mumbleypeg » Mon Apr 16, 2018 1:39 am

bocaj wrote:
The excitement of finding it was worth 1000$ but that is a personal matter

::tu:: That's what keeps us looking!

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