Value of a cast iron bath

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Value of a cast iron bath

Unread postby Houseclearance99 » Fri Nov 30, 2012 9:00 am

Hi I'm clearing out a house I've brought and have a 1960s cast iron bath... What's the scrap value of it please as selling it and don't want to be swindled thank you
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Re: Value of a cast iron bath

Unread postby Copper complex » Fri Nov 30, 2012 4:23 pm

Cast at Simms last I was there was a few pence higher than light steel and was 20p/kg This will be lower now though and probably around 15p/kg. Given that a standard cast bath weighs somewhere around 130kg this will give you a value of approx £20. It's not going to make you rich but somethings better than nothing. However, if it is freestanding and in good condition you will get much more than this sold for reuse.
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Re: Value of a cast iron bath

Unread postby Mulden » Sat Dec 01, 2012 9:00 am

The advantage with cast is that it snaps like a twig when you sledgehammer it, so I'd beat seven shades out of it so it can fit into something smaller.
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Re: Value of a cast iron bath

Unread postby mrmerlin » Sun Dec 02, 2012 1:09 pm

usually get about £10.00 for a bath
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Re: Value of a cast iron bath

Unread postby Norfolk » Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:46 am

Don't forget the value of the brass fittings on a cast iron bath. If you have a look at this thread you'll see I got nearly 6kg of brass from one cast iron bath and the matching ceramic sink. That's an easy £15 worth of brass from the bath and sink combined.

So, something like £15 for the cast iron, and about £10 quid for the brass from the bath.
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