They sold online for $103.00. Of course, they are very clean....lightly used. If you can find panties with original price tags attached, they may bring you in more money.
You will be looking for labels such as; Vanity Fair, Van Raalte among other vintage names. A hint to the age, would be that the label does not have UPS or international language washing directions, and will mostly say, Made in U.S.A. Their will be a small square satin shape(called pillow tab), on the elastic waist. Also made of nylon. Watch for different patterns, such as in the photo. The Gusset, is in the crouch area and would be double lined.
Lace underwear/panties bring in more $$ and the color Red.
These are one of the first things that families throw in the trash, when they clean up a loved ones home.
Go to Ebay, and in your advanced search engine, put in the words, "Vintage Panties": Scroll down and click on the tab that says, "completed auctions", then scroll down on the page to box area that reads, "sort by" and enter, "Highest first". You can view which panties sell for the most amount, and get an idea what to find at estate sales.
I will be placing these tips to help my customers to make $$ by estate sale shopping, going to auctions or garage selling. Also to inform those who are doing their own estate sales, to be aware of what they are tossing in the trash or sending off to thrift stores.