This auction is for an antique berry picker from Europe.Function/Use: Used to pick small berries such as blueberries and black currants. Structure/Composition: The sides and the handle are made of a light-colored hardwood, which has inter-locking joints. The prongs and basket are made of iron rods. Wear-and-Tear: Well used and stained with berry juices. No major damage; some of the prongs are very slightly bent and lightly rust pitted. Other Notes: These berry pickers (a.k.a. berry scoops) are often erroneously referred to on eBay as Swiss or Swedish berry pickers Approximate Age: 1800s
Country/Region of Origin: Europe
Material(s): Wood and iron
Dimensions: About 8 inches (~20 cm) long and 5 inches (~12.5 cm) wide. The six-inch wood ruler is included for scale purposes only!
Six (6) inches equals approximately fifteen (15) centimeters. NO RESERVE!
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Personal checks accepted at my discretion. Conditions: This item is in "as found" condition. It has been only lightly cleaned for photographic purposes. ANY GLARE ON THE ITEM IS FROM THE CAMERA FLASH. All questions about the piece will be answered quickly and truthfully. I describe my items as accurately as possible and to the best of my ability, but I am not an expert. The buyer will ultimately be responsible for making the final decision based on the photos and description. All sales are final, UNLESS the item is not as described. I offer a money-back guarantee, minus postage and handling, IF the item was not described accurately. T are no returns due to the buyer's wrong assumptions, inaccurate knowledge or remorse. Please Bid Seriously! Shipping: If you are not happy with the shipping cost shown in the listing, I will ship your item ANY WAY YOU CHOOSE. I always try to choose the cheapest rate for each item, but I am not the USPS and I make mistakes. If you purchase more than one item from me, I will combine the shipping cost when possible. Items will be shipped to the winner within ten (10) business days of the receipt of: PayPal payment, money order or cashiers check. The shipping cost is determined by the address of the buyer. International buyers should contact me about the shipping cost BEFORE bidding. All items are packaged with care that is appropriate to the fragility of the item. Insurance is extra and is based on the final selling price. If insurance is declined or not possible, then I cannot assume responsibility for loss or damage. I always use the cheapest and the slowest shipping rate possible unless the buyer request (and pays for) otherwise. CHECK OUT MY OTHER AUCTIONS!
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