Every time I am going thrifting, I at all times start within the housewares aisle. Though this isn’t the part for designer clothing labels or flashy low cost jewellery, I really like the housewares aisle as a result of there’s a lot to analyze. Some of us is likely to be lower than thrilled about choosing by means of shelf after jam-packed shelf of different individuals’s old plates and discarded residence décor, however I’ve discovered that these crowded aisles are the very best place for hidden treasure. You by no means know what superb discover could possibly be hiding behind the discarded candleholders and varied knickknacks. And, after all, one of the best ways to kind by means of this mass of potential treasure is to buy along with your WorthPoint app in hand.
On this explicit thrifting mission, one piece particularly caught my eye. As quickly as I noticed its form, colours, and design, I immediately puzzled if this could possibly be an genuine piece of Unikat Polish pottery. I have already got a number of Unikat items, and I hoped this could be one other one so as to add to my rising assortment. Even higher, once I turned this piece the other way up, I may undoubtedly see that there was some form of mark hidden beneath the worth tag, which is at all times a constructive signal. I made a decision that, for a couple of dollars, it was definitely worth the alternative to take this merchandise residence and do a side-by-side comparability with my different Unikat items (with the assistance of WorthPoint’s research tools, after all).
Questioning what I uncovered throughout my Unikat deep dive with WorthPoint? Watch the complete video to see my side-by-side pottery comparability and to seek out out if this piece is an actual Unikat merchandise or an attention-grabbing reproduction.
In the long run, the chance to look at this pottery subsequent to my genuine Unikat pottery was value what I paid on the thrift retailer. However, for collectors and resellers who wish to do their analysis on the go, the WorthPoint app (out there on iOS and Android) is right here for you! It’s a incredible method to analysis marks, take a look at value comparisons, and even do some fast studying in your subsequent potential purchase. Till subsequent time, let WorthPoint enable you to benefit from your housewares treasure hunt in your subsequent thrift journey.
On the hunt to establish a thriller merchandise of your individual? Along with our Price Guide, WorthPoint’s Dictionary, Marks, and Library instruments every have hundreds of entries that will help you establish an merchandise and determine what it’s value.
Along with her function as HIP’s curator of images, Allison Radomski is a author and filmmaker. She spends her days attempting to find analog cameras, scoring her personal motion pictures in her laundry closet, and constructing her collections of Polaroids and handkerchiefs. She has levels in cinema & media research and spiritual research from the College of Chicago.
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