How do you sell china dinnerware?


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If your china is high-quality and in a desirable pattern, the easiest way to sell it is through a china matching or replacement company. China in good condition also may sell on auction sites such as eBay.

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It is very difficult to sell china that is broken, cracked or excessively worn. If it is still functional, you can donate it to a thrift shop. If it is completely broken, you should throw it away.

If you are not sure how much your china dinnerware is worth, find a reputable replacement company and ask them. Photographs can help them determine an accurate value, as can providing the manufacturer, pattern name and any numbers on the back of the plates. If there is a local store that provides this service, start with them. You are generally responsible for all shipping and insurance costs if you sell your china through a company located in another area, so being able to deliver it personally can save you money and worry. It may also help to look up similar pieces on eBay and at consignment shops to get an idea of what they are selling for, although those prices just serve as a guideline since small details can greatly affect the price.

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