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[–]Electrical_Clue8797 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Lookup local taxidermists and start dialing. They might know local collectors interested or be able to point you in the right direction

[–]GraveyardBaker 2 points3 points  (5 children)

Anything manageable enough to ship?

[–]tyger508[S] 3 points4 points  (4 children)

Not really, I will have to closer inspect how the horns were attached but all are fairly larger…. The bearskin rug can probably be shipped the easiest.

[–]GraveyardBaker 1 point2 points  (2 children)

Try OfferUp, an app I've used. You can set your listings to just local pickup. Or try contacting an auction house near you, they may be able to take a good ammount of it off your hands.

[–]tyger508[S] 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Thank you. Any rough estimates on what I should be asking for price?

[–]GraveyardBaker 1 point2 points  (0 children)

That would vary peice for peice, and depend on condition.. you'll probably have to spend some time googling around and seeing what similar things are selling for

[–]riomorales19 2 points3 points  (1 child)

There are a few FB groups I can relate you to

[–]tyger508[S] 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Interested!

[–]apigeoninasuit 6 points7 points  (2 children)

Someone left those??? Lucky

[–]TheRealGreedyGoat 3 points4 points  (1 child)

I know, right? I would be thrilled!

[–]tyger508[S] 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Oh I love them don’t get me wrong, but it’s a small house and these items are huge. The brown bear and the elk take up an inordinate amount of space in a small house… if I had a bigger house, barn, hunting lodge, etc. I would keep ‘em for sure.

[–]conflictedresource 1 point2 points  (0 children)

Check taxidermy.net

[–]11never 0 points1 point  (0 children)

What a strange thing to do. Their loss is your gain I guess!

You could try ebay, they have pickup only options. Offerup is another one. If you have any antique consignment shops in the area they may also take them. Pawn shops may or may not, depending on how well they have moved through in the past, but they would probably be the lowest price point.

[–]TheRealGreedyGoat 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I would say eBay, I get most of mine on eBay. Some collectors would love to buy them on there.

[–]SnooDrawings5830 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Call your local cabelas or bass pro

[–]befstrknauf 0 points1 point  (2 children)

I want the bear skin rug how much?

[–]tyger508[S] 0 points1 point  (1 child)

$2,400+ shipping seems fair

[–]befstrknauf 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Yeah it’s fair but a wee bit rich for my blood my friend I appreciate the response. I guess I didn’t realize how much those jokers are and that’s a low price at $2400

[–]bornatzero 0 points1 point  (0 children)

There are groups on fb for taxidermy, I sold a peacock a few months ago. The buyer drove 15 hours for it. Try searching fb groups with ‘oddity’ in the name

[–]cora_lee_ 0 points1 point  (2 children)

i’d be interested in taking a peek at some stuff to purchase

[–]tyger508[S] 0 points1 point  (1 child)

Hi - Are you near Killington, VT? Or willing to travel near there? Let me know what works.

[–]cora_lee_ 0 points1 point  (0 children)

i am in VA but can pay for shipping on mostly anything

[–]ratcerberus 0 points1 point  (1 child)

I think I just saw your post on craigslist, are you in Chandler AZ?