Welcome to Bay Area Collectibles
Me with Michael Doulton on 11/09/2017 in Miami where he signed 208 Character and Toby Jugs for me. What a great time. If you don't know, I buy, sell and trade all things Royal Doulton.
Yes, one of my many hobbies is buying and selling antiques. The higher end the better and the more rare the better. I buy individual pieces as well as full collections, regardless of the size. I am a take all kind of buyer, so if you have a lot of pieces at a price I'm comfortable with, it's a deal.
Nothing I buy is for a personal collection other than a select group of rare Toby Jugs. I buy for resale and to help some of my close collector friends looking for specific items. That means I am forced to be very aggressive on my purchase price. I have to pay what the market dictates, not what you may think an item is worth. Markets change and sometimes so does the value. I can't pay for sentimental value, so please don't take offense when you ask for an offer and it seems low. I do try my best to be completely fair.
If you are anywhere near the Tampa, FL., area and would like to sell off particular items, a collection, an estate or other, I will come in, inspect the items and pack everything up myself. I pay in all cash of course. You don't have to do anything on your end, but maybe dust off what you can before I get there. I will drive as much as 5 hours one way if the deal is right and as long as everything is negotiated beforehand.
Most Preferred Items of Interest by Brand Name:
- American Brilliant (glassware)
- Aynsley (anything, china, tea cups, saucers)
- Deruta (anything, pottery)
- Fenton (anything)
- Hermes (handbags)
- Lilique (glassware)
- Liomage (anything, china, tea cups, saucers)
- Lladro (figurines)
- Loetz (glassware)
- McCoy (pottery)
- Murano (glassware)
- Newcomb (pottery)
- Northwood (anything)
- Quezal (glassware)
- Rookwood (anything, bookends)
- Roseville (anything, pottery)
- Royal Doulton (anything, figurines, plates, toby and character jugs, etc...)
- Royal Doulton items are of top interest.
- If you have a collection of Royal Doulton items, especially Character and Toby Jugs, Figurines and Loving Cups, contact me to discuss a take all purchase price.
- Shelley (anything, bone china)
- Tiffany (anything, lamps)
- Wedgwood (anything, basalt, jasperware)
- Weller (anything, pottery)
Other Items of Interest by Category (Old and/or Vintage Only):
- Asian Anything
- Cast iron (anything, irons, pans, toys)
- Coca-Cola (anything)
- Cookie Jars
- Costume Jewelry (anything vintage)
- Dr. Pepper (anything)
- Hummel Figurines
- Japan Themed (anything stamped Japan)
- Lladro Figurines
- Perfume Bottles
- Rolling pins (glass)
- Syrup Dispensers
- Toby and Character Jugs (large, medium or small)
Items with little to no interest:
I would not be interested in the following items unless the deal was really amazing and hard to pass up. If you have a deal you think I shouldn't pass up, please contact me.
- Anything too heavy for one person to carry
- Board games
- Clothing / apparel
- Currency (coins / paper)
- Furniture (small pieces okay)
- Replica's of anything
- Sports Cards or sports memorabilia
See current items in our Apollo Beach, FL showroom: (everything is for sale)
Have stuff for sale?
If you have items for sale, even if they are not in my list of interests above, I would still like to discuss the deal with you. I'll consider any good deal. Here is what I would need from you.
- As much detail and information as possible about the item(s) being sold.
- Very close and detailed images of your item(s). Front, back, top & bottom. Group pictures are okay most of the time.
- Does your item(s) come boxed and with or without certificates of authenticity?
- total number of pieces in the deal.
- Your asking price for the item(s) or the collection.
- Send the information to Richard.Wyche@gmail.com or call me directly at 813.817.1221. You can also text images to that number.
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You can stop by anytime to buy or sell at our Apollo Beach, FL location.
Bay Area Collectibles
223 Flamingo Drive
Apollo Beach, FL., 33572
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I am always ready to make a good deal! Come see me or give me a call!!