Because he repaired an older man’s garden gate, Waldemar Luxa was given a gold pendant as a reward. “That’s good pay,” says Heide Rezepa-Zabel when she hears the story. Luxa would like to sell the jewelry together with his nephew Benjamin Pomberg at “Bares für Rares”. It is a zodiac pendant from Cartier. It is made of 750 gold and was made in the 1970s.

Waldemar would like 8,000 euros for it. However, the gold value is only 640 euros. “Which would still have been more than sufficient for the gate repair,” as Horst Lichter states. The expertise amounts to 3,000 to 5,000 euros. The two men want to try their luck in the dealer room.

There Walter “Waldi” Lehnertz inspects the jewelry. When he drops the name Cartier, Susanne Steiger wakes up. But “Waldi” is also interested; as an angler, he doesn’t want to miss out on the fish trailer. Steiger opens the bidding round promisingly with 1000 euros. But at the level of 1450 euros it doesn’t go any further.

“You are still a long way from having the expertise,” says Benjamin Pomberg, trying to encourage dealers to bid higher. “Waldi” acts as if he hadn’t heard that and boldly asks: “I think 1450 is good, shall we do that?” However, this means that the dealer from the Eifel has given himself a clear no – and is now trying it on a personal level. “Come on, among Waldi and Waldemar,” he calls. But he receives a clear rejection.

When Christian Vechtel inquires about the sellers’ price expectations and learns that Waldemar Luxa doesn’t want to sell for less than 4,500 euros, he almost falls out of his chair: “That’s not realistic,” he says.

David Suppes makes one last attempt and raises it to 2500 euros. But that is also refused, so the two sellers take the jewelry home with them. “We think the piece is so beautiful that we didn’t want to sell it for that price,” says Benjamin Pomberg.

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