Find $1,230 in Your Dining Room
This little-used room isn't just a trove of silver trays and cut crystal: Plenty of less obvious items are worth way more than you'd think.
When it comes to table toppers, Marghab is the name that trumps all; it refers to linens that are handmade on the Portuguese island of Madeira. Tablecloths, placemats and napkins from the '60s with the Marghab name are always in demand; a recent set of 10 napkins attracted bids of more than $200 on eBay. Jim "Griff" Griffith, eBay
's senior manager of seller strategy, also says table linens from the Finnish design company Marimekko, known for its bright prints, are back in vogue.