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03-23-2015, 02:40 PM
Hi; Are there any good auctions for antique wooden propellers?

03-25-2015, 06:50 AM
Not many. They're more likely to appear in general auctions of antiques and collectibles, but you have to scour a lot of auctions to find one. I did that for years and found a few, but it was a lot of effort to find a good one.

There was one in France a few weeks ago, and I almost bid on one prop until I found that it wasn't quite what it appeared to be.

Another obstacle is absentee bidding if the auction is far away, and then arranging shipping of the item can be a challenge.

03-26-2015, 02:37 PM
Hi Dave; Seems like ebay is a good choice. John

03-26-2015, 02:53 PM
In general, I think eBay is OK for sellers, but buyers will rarely find a "bargain" there, and a number of people unknowingly end up buying junk, then get stuck with it because of the return shipping costs.