If you're in the New England / New York area and have items you'd like to sell, we'd be happy to take a look. We will also consider items from further away if they're shippable. Since we no longer have a physical store, our buying ability is more limited than it used to be, and we're focusing on smaller items. Please read the guidelines below before submitting your antiques, vintage, and collectibles.
Here are some things to think about if you want to sell to Cracked Vessel Vintage:
• AGE. Most items MUST BE 20 YEARS OLD OR OLDER. Exceptions are highly collectible items (and these almost never have the word "collectible" printed on them).
• PRICE. We pay about ONE-THIRD of what we feel we can sell your item for LOCALLY. So... if we feel we can get $300 for your Grandmother's china here in the Greater Boston area we're going to offer you $100. It doesn't matter if she paid $800 for it in an antique store in the 1980's; we're going by what we feel is a realistic price here and now.
• TRADE. If you're open to STORE CREDIT, we're more likely not only to buy, but to give a higher value. We have lots of items not listed on the website, too, so let us know what you're looking for and we'll see if we can make a deal.
• CONDITION. In general, we don't buy items that need lots of "fixing up" unless they are very rare items or we truly fall in love (and we try very hard not to fall in love - we don't need more projects!).