Get an appraisal
If you think you might have a real doozy of an antique on your hands, Paul says there are a few options on how to sell: 1. Do your own research. Post it up online and see if you can sell it yourself. But note, just because it’s old does not mean it’s valuable. 2. Approach a dealer and ask for an appraisal. Paul gets between 50 and 100 inquiries a week from rookie antiquers asking if he’d like to buy heirlooms or household goods. 3. Try your luck at an auction. But do your research first and find out which one to go to, depending on what you are trying to sell.