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Place to sell luxury fountain pen ?

Hello

I'm looking for a place to sell some rare* fountain pens from my collection, can someone recommend me a good auction house or maybe some private club here in Switzerland ?


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*very limited editions of Cartier.
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Old 16.02.2017, 13:57
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I would try it here on EF
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I would try it here on EF

Thanks for the reply, I'm just not sure if this the proper place to advertise.
The price for some is more than 100k USD. I have not seen such expansive items for sale here.

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Old 16.02.2017, 15:31
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Re: Place to sell luxury fountain pen ?

Well, you can always give it a try.


And are your here to brag? Try Sotheby´s or Christie´s if it really is a valuable one.
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Old 16.02.2017, 15:32
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Thanks for the reply, I'm just not sure if this the proper place to advertise.
The price for some is more then 100k USD. I have not seen such expansive items for sale here.
There were cars posted here worth well over 100k

You made us curious now!
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There were cars posted here worth well over 100k

You made us curious now!
I did not know that, I should have searched better...

Thanks
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Re: Place to sell luxury fountain pen ?

they never sold of course
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Re: Place to sell luxury fountain pen ?

I find it slightly odd that someone who bought pens worth this kind of money has no idea where to sell them????
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I find it slightly odd that someone who bought pens worth this kind of money has no idea where to sell them????
buying a pen for 100k is easy. selling it for a 100k is a different story.
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buying a pen for 100k is easy. selling it for a 100k is a different story.

lucky he has a pen, he can write that story


I'll get me coat
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Re: Place to sell luxury fountain pen ?

I might be interested, I lost my last limited edition cartier down the back of the sofa, along with the keys to my Ferrari.
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I might be interested, I lost my last limited edition cartier down the back of the sofa, along with the keys to my Ferrari.

what are you doing man??? get your butler to find them
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I might be interested, I lost my last limited edition cartier down the back of the sofa, along with the keys to my Ferrari.
Serves you right. You should have bought the Ron Arad Stainless sofa. No thing swallowing upholstery.
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what are you doing man??? get your butler to find them
The butler is cleaning the pool, the sun is out so I might have a quick dip before afternoon tea.
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Thanks for the reply, I'm just not sure if this the proper place to advertise.
The price for some is more then 100k USD. I have not seen such expansive items for sale here.
I guess the more they expand the higher the worth ... so we buy it and let it grow for a while.
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I guess the more they expand the higher the worth ... so we buy it and let it grow for a while.
You just beat me to it :-)
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The butler is cleaning the pool, the sun is out so I might have a quick dip before afternoon tea.
Times are tough on you huh?
I couldn't imagine the butler doing the work of the pool guy!
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Times are tough on you huh?
I couldn't imagine the butler doing the work of the pool guy!
You have a pool guy? Seriously, are times that tough for you?
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Re: Place to sell luxury fountain pen ?

Why would you get more money in Switzerland for a worldwide sought after item?
Just 5 minutes of google gave me 10 starting points to get quotes.
Any auction nowadays is internet inclusive.
Just a commission and tax issue.
Ok - the pen must be authentic and have any historical attributes verified - I am sure that if I had something of this worth, I would have been well down this path by now.

Maybe you are just trying to attract a bird with your collection of pens
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