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Top Reasons to Buy Used China

auction-11-30-034As you make your way through an estate sale, don’t be surprised if you come across quite a bit of used china. While you may overlook these pieces at first, don’t hesitate to double back for a closer look.

Here are some of the top reasons to buy used china:

·      It’s affordable. Let’s face it: purchasing a new set of fine china can set you back hundreds (maybe even thousands) of dollars. Conversely, buying used at an estate sale is much more affordable.

·      The quality is there. Just because the china is used doesn’t mean it’s low quality. Examine the pieces for scratches, chips, and other markings. From there, make a determination as to whether or not the china is up to your standards. You may be surprised at what you find.

·      Access to discontinued items. As you know, most china patterns are here today and gone tomorrow. Once the manufacturer stops producing the design, you can no longer buy it new. Fortunately, used china gives you access to discounted patterns that still have appeal.

Buying used china is something that some people never consider. However, now that you know more about the benefits, it may be time to change your ways.

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