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Forum topic by bbbmin posted 06-19-2013 08:17 AM 1347 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
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06-19-2013 08:17 AM

Hi, I have two old vises made of wood. I can no longer use these and being on SS I could use some extra money. Can someone give me an idea what a vise like this might be worth? They’ve been around a while and are dirty. The jaws are 12” x 6” and open to about 7 1/2”. The screws are 1” diameter and are 15” long 11” of which is threaded. There is also a threaded center stop rod. The action still feels smooth and strong. Thanks in advance for any help.


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#1 posted 07-09-2013 03:20 AM

The highest price you could get for those would come from selling to non-woodworking, yuppie D.I.N.K.s looking to refresh their “modern-cottage-chic” interior design plan with some “charming, old-world objects”, IMHO. In the big-city ideal retail environment, I’d price those for $350. for the pair. Then “mark them down” to $265. with “summer antique clearance pricing ends July 10th” signage or something similar. Otherwise, you’ll be lucky to get $40. each for those on Craigslist I would think.

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