Are you someone that likes to hoard items in the home, or do you declutter on a regular basis? Even if you like to declutter and clear things out, there can be family heirlooms or pieces that have been passed down the generations that you wouldn’t dream of throwing away. But with items like that, could you be sitting on a gold mine at home?
You might move into a new home and find items that have been left in the attic, such as a vintage travel trunk or other bits and pieces, and not realize just how much they could really be worth. We often don’t know just how valuable things are, and if we’re in need of cash, you could be looking at ways to get money that you are owed. For example, if you have been involved in a slip and fall that wasn’t your fault, then it would be worth speaking to someone regarding compensation. If you are moving house or are clearing out the home of a deceased loved one, then it might be worth looking here first, to see if it is something that is actually of real value that could help your financial situation.
Cast iron radiators
Once a popular trend in cottages, cast iron radiators can earn you a lot of money, depending on the model, make, and condition of the radiator, of course. To earn the most money, it needs to be original in good condition, with authenticity being one of the key things in driving the price up of what they are worth.
Vintage tea sets
Have you ever inherited a vintage tea set from a grandparent that you’ve not been interested in using, but it has been boxed up in storage for a while? There are a lot of tales to tell with a vintage tea set, but can it be worth some money? If you have a full set that is in good condition, rather than just a teacup, you could land yourself a big sum of money into five figures.
Clocks are significant timepieces and the design that it has tells a lot about the time that it was created. Due to things like their historical significance, they can be worth a large amount of money, particularly if you have a rare clock. Many vintage clocks weren’t mass-produced like they are now, so when there are limited quantities, it does push up their price tag, especially if it is an item that a collector would have an interest in. Grandfather clocks can go for some of the biggest sums of money, mainly due to their ornate detail and fine craftsmanship.
So do you think that you could have something of value, hidden in the shadows of your attic? What about in your garage? If you’re clearing things out, it is always good to know what items there are of value. You may want to keep them due to sentimental value, but knowing they are worth something can make it even more special.
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