Things we do not take  (In Most Cases we always have exceptions).

  • Large Furniture pieces
    • Exception: 90+years old antique pine (but not buffets/Hutches)
    • Exception: Teak midcentury modern design
    • Exception: Art Shope Style or pop Culture style pieces (Shoe chairs, Egg chairs, Fiberglass chairs, etc..)
  • BROKEN ITEMS
    • Exception: Antique item that is still collectable even when it has damage or wear
  • DIRTY ITEMS (Nothing sticky, gross, yucky.. please clean your stuff we will not clean your items for you) No Exceptions. When we do a full estate we do not clean anything either.
  • BADLY REPAIRED ITEMS (If we can see glue or the damage or crack chance are no one will want it)
  • REPAIRED ITEMS THAT RUIN THE VALUE (Glue a arm back on a limited edition porcelain figure it is worthless and we don’t want it even if you disclose the repair)
  • ILLEGAL WEAPONS (Gravity Knives, Guns, switchblades, buttery fly knives, tazers, pepper spray, num-chuks, single handed cross bows, throwing stars, etc..)
  • ANYTHING THAT REQUIRES A P.A.L. (Firearms License)
  • TAXIDERMY of Canadian domestic animals (Includes real fish, non shed antlers, turtles, etc.) NON DOMESTIC ANIMALS ARE FINE AS WELL AS FIBERGLASS FISH
  • Eagle feathers (This includes native headdresses if they are authentic they may have eagle feathers and not permitted to sell or posses unless you are aboriginal and we can not sell them)
  • FAKES (No ROLEX without a appraisal, No fake gucci or coach etc… unless you can verify it is real) if your not sure chances are its fake but ask us to review it before submitting it
  • USED Rechargeable Battery Powered Vacuums (including robot ones),
  • USED Rechargeable Battery Powered weed eaters, lawn mowers, etc.  If you have a NEW battery for them and they hold 100% charge we will sell it but you must guarantee it holds a charge. To many get returned.
  • ITEMS MISSING VITAL PARTS. Non Vital parts please let the buyer know they are not included if they are expected to be included.
  • Firearms (Lots of angler hunter auctions exist specifically for that – we do not sell them)
  • Children (Baby) items that are not new factory sealed in box and have zero recalls. (It is Illegal to sell most used baby items in Ontario) This includes Used Baby Cribs even antique ones for display only
  • Any USED safety device (kids or adults)
  • Any device that requires a license to own or operate such as medial device.
  • Glass Fire extinguisher balls. Antique glass bomb balls used to put out fires. They are not illegal they are just really dangerous.
  • Anything toxic or containing dangerous or toxic chemicals.

 

Also…

  • Push button phones, cordless phones, vintage cell phones or business phone systems
  • Collector Plates (Unless they are solid sterling silver)
  • Clothing items
    Exceptions are…

    • Vintage leather jackets,
    • Furs that are in extremely good condition no smoke smell or musty smell
    • Advertising jackets, rare or unique jackets
  • Books
    Exceptions are…

    • Hard cover military books
    • 100+ year old first addition books (especially signed ones)
    • Duck decoy books
    • Bird watching books (Canada/Ontario)
  • Broken modern electronics or password locked electronics WE DO NOT TAKE vintage radios and antique radios must be declared not working and be in good cosmetic condition. Vintage video game systems must say if they have been tested working or not
  • Only Junk Lots (Left overs from a garage sale for instance) if your going to bring some low value items that is fine as long as they have potential to sell but bring is some good stuff with it please we will not accept just a load of low value items unless its the middle of February and we dont have any consignments that are better (if you get what I am saying here)
  • The Club (Steering wheel anti theft devices)
  • Car Audio Head units & loose car audio speakers (We will sell boxes with speakers but they must work)
  • Laptop Bags, cell phone bags and brief cases (No one uses these anymore)
  • Anything moldy, musty or to smelly to sell (including very stinky moth ball smell, smoking or perfume) this smell of must is white or black mold and it spreads and irritates asthma making Chris and others sick here.
  • Amber colored art glass, depression glass or carnival glass
  • Pianos that require two or more people to move. Electric ones are fine if they work
  • Crystal and Clear glass dish and stemware.  Exceptions at Christmas time nice crystal will sell, plain elegant decanter sets usually sell, some pedestal cake plates and EPAG goblets with beavers on them.
  • Music Organs (only exception is a hammond b2 with lesney speaker or something like a authentic vintage moog or rhodes stage organ)
  • 1980’s or newer hockey cards (Very few exceptions)
  • 1970’s or newer baseball cards (Very few exceptions)
  • Basketball & football cards do not sell well and most none sports card do not do that well. Looney tunes, star trek, etc.. do not usually perform well
    Some exceptions are…

    • Pokemon
    • Beatles
    • Magic the gathering
    • Special cards of basketball superstars graded
  • Used tents (pop up tents and 10+ person tents in near perfect condition are fine) no holes, smells or missing parts and we will consider it
  • Used air mattresses or used mattresses in general do not sell
  • Beds & mattresses unless brand new (Never used still in plastic) even most antique ones do not sell so we avoid them
  • Most single or ugly lamps (1950’s and some deco/artnew lamps are exceptions)
  • Used ceiling fixtures (fans & lights)
  • Low boy dressers (unless they are mid century teak and top condition)
  • Food products that are expired or open or low value
  • Untested modern electronics (You must guarantee the item is working to list it)
  • Used pots and pans and cooking devices such as grills (exceptions such as leCruset pots, cast iron pots with names on the bottom, etc.)
  • Bear traps (Illegal to sell in Ontario)
  • old video cameras or anything related to Beta/VHS or Floppy disk
  • CRT Tube TV or even Flat screen monitors or TV’s without hdmi connectors
  • Treadmills and other work out machines (They sell but they take up way too much room)
  • anything that its sole purpose it to be a weapon.
  • Single handed crossbows are illegal in canada.

 

… and 100’s of other items we have not added yet so please do not be offended if we refuse an item you bring in or group it with one or more of your other items.