- 1). Measure the length of the tub with tape measure. In general, tubs larger or smaller than the standard 5 ft. length sell for more money than standard-size tubs, assuming the same condition and will take the same amount of money to properly restore.
- 2). Check to see the type of rim. Tubs that had rolled, rounded rims were most commonly made, which makes them less expensive than tubs with different-style rims. The originality of the bathtub has a lot to do with the price, according to Vintage Tub & Bath.
- 3). Inspect the bathtub for any cracks or damage requiring repair. Cracks in a clawfoot bathtub can lead to structural problems, which expert craftspeople will have to repair. Clawfoot bathtubs in original condition without scuffs, scratches or dings are always worth more than tubs that need repairs, which are often costly and not inviting for many consumers.
- 4). Find the tub in a source book to verify its feet are original. Most reputable antique dealers can provide documentation, as well as detailed pictures. Clawfoot bathtubs that required installation of new feet due to damage or stylistic choices are worth less and may have structural problems with age.
- 5). Check local classifieds and websites to see the going rate for clawfoot tubs in your area. Like most antiques, prices vary widely based on demand in a particular area.
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