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So been trying to clean up some wine "clutter" as the wife puts it, and I have found out that I have a bunch of empty OWC from various places. I don't know if they should be used for the winter fire place, or if there might be a market for selling them...

I fully understand the market is small in value wise, but would hate to just toss if people have found that they could be sold for a few bucks each.

Any thoughts, suggestions and/or success stories?

THX much!
 
Posts: 94 | Location: Seattle, WA | Registered: Jan 14, 2010Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Yea..Ive sold many.. The value seems to trend with the wine. Generally first growths and Cali cults are always a hit.
My best sale came from a 1947 Banfi box that I found in my basement full of similar aged magazines from the previous home owner. I think I got around $80 for that. Sold plenty of Opus one 6 pack boxes too. Good vintages always get better prices. Good luck.


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Posts: 1032 | Location: Around Boston | Registered: Nov 08, 2006Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Yeah but now that Rudy is out of business, is there still a market?

$80 for a box? Holy cow.

I'm going to start saving my cardboard boxes. Who knows, if you guys can get $80 for wood, I'll take $15-20 for the cardboard. I'll even take $10, but then the buyer would have to pay for shipping.


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