Best way to sell mounts

Submitted by Bill on 10/5/05 at 2:15 PM. ( ) 69.168.254.50

Any suggestions on the way to get the best price for old mounts that are in good shape and are quality products? A local says the very best is to put them on e-bay. Is that better than adds in sporting goods sections of papers. Has anyone traded mounts to cabelas or bass pro for credit on purchases? and do they in fact trade? Thanks for the suggestions.

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Local sale could be better!

This response submitted by Kim on 10/5/05 at 2:50 PM. ( KMikules@ABCustomTaxidermy.com ) 69.171.240.121

We have always had pretty good luck with running ads in the local FREE paper. Of course the ads will always cost you some money. You can try sporting goods shops. Depending on where you live, hang one out front and put a for sale sign on it. We have sold several mounts that way. If you have a website, you can have a for sale catagory on it.

Cabela's customer service number is 1-800-237-4444. They can direct you to the specific person that can make a decision on your mounts. We have made some deals with them.

E-Bay is sometimes good and many times bad. E-bay always wants their cut of the pie so depending on what you have for sale, you would be better suited to sale the mounts on a one to one bases for the highest price....but you never know!

Good luck


Bass Pro and Cabelas

This response submitted by Dan Hudzik on 10/5/05 at 3:21 PM. ( hudzik@madisontelco.com ) 66.242.208.237

I think if you have quality mounts they may be interested in purchasing them from you but don't expect deep pockets because of who they are. Expect a fair smooth transaction. If you are looking at getting the most money you can out of them then you may take Kim's advise. I have dealt with Wildlife Interiors, their rep is on here looking for collections sometimes. His name is Todd Lowe. He is a fair, considerate guy and will ensure a smooth transaction. Last time I talked to him he was looking for lifesize animals of good quality, like moose and etc. He works for Bass Pro and is in charge of finding the animals for their displays. I know they are opening quite a few new stores and they were looking for collections.


Ebay

This response submitted by Alvin on 10/6/05 at 12:52 PM. ( ) 66.32.78.32

NOT .it sucks, I run mine on a local bargain trader magazine and usually sell it all.


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