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How far should I take this bidding.

by tubaforewilly
posted 08-01-2016 02:01 PM

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#1 posted 08-01-2016 02:12 PM

Witherby tools are generally excellent quality. Tough to say how far to bid without knowing more about what sizes and chisel types are included. Some of the wider and very small sizes are tough to come by and bring a premium. If you find a factory 1/8 wide chisel, for instance, it can cost as much as a complete set.

Pricing is tough without knowing exactly what you are bidding on, but $40 is way safe. If there are at least 6-8 different sizes, I’d easily be up to $100 and more depending on what’s there. Don’t suppose you can supply some pics without risking having someone else snipe you?

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#2 posted 08-01-2016 02:24 PM

IM with JayT on that one. $40 is way safe. Id go better than 100 but I’m in the market for a good set, I could be wrong but if you let this one go over a few bucks youll be kicking your own ass latter. And besides why leave all that money behind when you go, live a little.

-- "Boy you could get more work done it you quit flapping your pie hole" Grandpa

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#3 posted 08-01-2016 02:26 PM

I think I’ll be in to about $100. I just have to hope and pray that no one notices or knows about them. These antique auctions on this particular site are almost always about furniture.

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