National Geographic's Collectors Corner

Collaborative site for collectors, dealers, & anyone interested in our history.

My father passed away recently. He left a substantially complete collection, mostly leather bound by year, beginning in the late 1890's. Many duplicates in varying condition. Any advice on how to go about selling them?

Views: 119

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

I am sorry for your loss.

This link may be of assistance to you:

http://ngscollectors.ning.com/forum/topics/a-guide-to-selling-national-geographic-magazines-revised-10-dec-1

Please note there is no simple or easy solution that provides you the full value of your father's collection as well as a timely clearance of same. But if you have the time, eBay is most likely your best solution for value in the long haul for at least the oldest of your father's collection (1920's and older).

Good luck!

Mel

Thanks very much. I appreciate the assistance.

Also, there is a "dealers directory" link in the upper left margin of the main page.

After you've read my guide (for a better idea of the value of your collection), you may wish to contact some of dealers for reference, or perhaps a business arrangement of some kind.

Remember, they have a bottom line they must satisfy, i.e. they're in the business to make money.

Mel

RSS

Members

Legal notice about this site

Note: Any sales or trade arrangements are solely between users of this site; The National Geographic Society is not a party to and does not endorse or promote any particular sales or trade arrangements between collectors, dealers, or others. Due to the immediate nature of this medium, National Geographic Online also does not review, censor, approve, edit or endorse information placed on this forum. Discussion boards on National Geographic Online are intended to be appropriate for family members of all ages. Posting of indecent material is strictly prohibited. The placement of advertisements or solicitations unrelated to National Geographic also is prohibited. National Geographic Online shall review information placed on this forum from time to time and delete inappropriate material that comes to its attention as soon as it is practicable, but cannot guarantee that such material will not be found on the forum. By posting material on this discussion board you agree to adhere to this policy prohibiting indecent, offensive or extraneous advertising material, and to legally assume full and sole responsibility for your posting.

© 2014   Created by Cathy Hunter.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service