Posted 25 March 2013 - 05:41 PM
This is the site that has had the last two IPBA auctions on it. I don't know anything about this sale, its not my sale, I'm not involved, I just thought this was something this site would like to read about and check out.
In the search box at the top right hand of the page I put perfume. 152 items came up and one of the items is 43 Estee Lauder solds in a casplay case with the starting bid of $225. It seems to think these will sell between $300 and $500, I think. I wasn't sure from the description if there are 43 EL solids and some other solids or if 43 is the total.
The auction is April 20th, the gallery is Dumouchelles gallery in Detroit, MI. This gallery does not provide shipping, they do have some shippers listed. There is also a 23% buyers premium. In the picture I remember seeing a carousel, the mermaid, I think a coach and a peacock, the peach, --- a lot of pretty solids.
I know you have to register to use this site, I have registered in case I saw something I had to have in the IPBA auctions, but I've never bought because of the buyer's premium and not knowing what shipping would be.
Just something to pass on to you all, I don't know if this is someone's collection, they also have a ton of lalique bottles in the same sale.
Posted 27 March 2013 - 02:07 AM
There are some very nice solids. Shipping to the U.K would be expensive and I do not know much about premiums etc.
Posted 28 March 2013 - 11:37 AM
You're right about the shipping, Petals. I haven't been able to figure out the new rates for international since the price hike, but I know they hiked a lot.
Posted 29 March 2013 - 04:02 AM
For those watching the auction, there are a couple of really nice solids in that display case. Good Luck! Hope one of our collectors wins!
Still winter here! Happy Holidays to everyone.......
Posted 17 April 2013 - 01:39 PM
Super grab, but the auction charge is so high. I have never done any online auctions (well other than ebay.) Thanks for the heads up. I also noted that the shipping on the entire lot is outrageous compared to other online auction sites. We'll see how it all rolls out in the end!
Jenn in Jax
Posted 20 April 2013 - 10:12 PM
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Posted 04 May 2013 - 08:20 PM
I hate to say it but it looks like that wonderful lot that sold for $3000 is being peiced out on ebay right now. Sigh. I sure would have hoarded every one of them! I am not 100% sure of this, but it sure is a great coincidence that the ones I saw in the lot are all hitting ebay right now.
Posted 06 May 2013 - 04:01 AM
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