How can I tell if a figurine is porcelain?

How can I tell if a figurine is porcelain?

The porcelain figurine will feel fine and smooth, like the surface of an egg shell. Carefully examine the appearance of each figurine. Porcelain tends to have a thinner, whiter, and more delicate appearance than ceramic. If both figurines are white, note which figurine has more gloss.

Are Precious Moments figurines worth any money?

Precious Moments Figurines that Originally Sold for $15 Could Be Worth Serious Money Now. According to Today, the Precious Moments figurines from the “Original 21” collection that was released in 1979 are considered vintage collectibles and could be worth up to $750.

Are Hummels still worth money?

Most Hummel figurines are worth $50-$75. Some models reach several hundred dollars. Special individual Hummel figurines can be sold for thousands and even tens of thousands of dollars.

How much is a Goebel figurine worth?

Some of the rare, or more complex Hummels can be sold at high prices, but the average figurine is worth around $50. And remember! Condition is a HUGE part of the value. And if the original box is present, the value can only go up.

How do you date a Hummel figurine?

A Hummel figurine can be dated by the marking or trademark on the underside of its base. This mark is also referred to as the backstamp, stamp, or figure. This is very important as Hummel values are determined by age as well as scarcity.

How do I know what my Hummel is worth?

The value of Hummel plates can vary in the market, depending on the state of their condition and whether or not they’ve retained their original box. Hummel plates’ value can range anywhere from $10 to $200. Six Goebel Hummel Plates. Sold for $20 via EJ’s Auction & Appraisal (November 2016).

How do I sell my Hummel figurines?

Where should I sell my Hummel figurines?

  1. Auction House.
  2. Internet site such as RubyLane.
  3. Hummel collector club publications (these usually have a for sale or classified ads section you can advertise your Hummels in)
  4. Well know antique/collectible publications (classified ads section)

Do pawn shops buy Hummel figurines?

Subsequently, question is, do pawn shops buy Hummel figurines? She Money Pawn is happy to buy and sell figurines of value. We buy and sell all collector figurines based on their values from trusted sources. One of the most popular collectible figurines is made by M I Hummel.

What was the first Precious Moments figurine?

“God Loveth A Cheerful Giver”, credited as one of the first two authentic Precious Moments Figurines along with “Come Let Us Adore Him”, was inspired by Sam Butcher’s heartfelt love and appreciation for his daughter, Debbie.