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    I am trying to sell my dad's Optical business. Actually, all of its contents. He was a licensed Optician in the state of Indiana for about 40 years. The past five years he owned and operated his own shop. He passed away last week, and now I am trying to help my mom find a buyer for the contents of the business. Neither one of knows how to run the business. He has everything. Tools, Lensmeter, diamond grinder, sand pot that heats up, 750 frames, the eyeglass display cases, furniture, cash register, and some other tools and accessories that are too numerous to mention. I am located in Indianapolis, IN. I am reaching out to ask for help and/or advice on how to go about this and hoping to find am interested buyer wanting to start their own business. You can email me at steveharley@prodigy.net, call me collect at home 317-347-0406, or toll free at my work number at 800-888-4918 ext 4323. It says I'm out of the office, but I check my voicemail frequently. Thank You!

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    Hi this is a great place to start, but have you thought about putting the stuff also on e-bay?

    Just a thought! Hope we can help you out.

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    Not to sound morbid by picking over stuff, but are there any books??

    The Alberta Opticians Association hosts the Bob Topley Memorial Contributing Library. It is founded on the tomes owned by Bob, who passed away, and dedicated in his name for the outstanding contributions he made to the education of opticians and contact lens fitters.

    As founder/ curator of the library, I would be interested in anything you may have, such as books, videos, magazines, etc.

    As stated, it is a Contributing library, and a tax receipt is available for donations.

    Thanks in advance,

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    optical goods for sale?

    Hi!

    Just wondering if you were successful in selling your dad's stuff (as you said).

    I am interested in buying an existing optical business.

    :o

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    Hey guys! Check out the DATE on the post. The stuff has been bought, sold, and re-sold since MAY OF 2001 !

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    Our focus must have been in the wrong place in 2001, not one of us said, "Sorry to hear about your dad".
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    Quote Originally Posted by hcjilson
    Our focus must have been in the wrong place in 2001, not one of us said, "Sorry to hear about your dad".
    Actually, I not only said "sorry about your dad", but I also sat down and looked through pictures of him when he first opened his optical.

    The sons focus was, "I'm tired of looking at this #$#@, will someone take it off my hands!!"

    So I did...


    But again, this was 5 YEARS AGO!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by junecfea View Post
    Hi!

    Just wondering if you were successful in selling your dad's stuff (as you said).

    I am interested in buying an existing optical business.

    :o
    I have 2 optical businesses for sale in SW Florida. One is an optical goods wholesale business the other is an optical goods retail outlet. Both great opportunities. The Retail store would be great for an OD all the equipment is in place, however there is an available OD that would be willing to stay on if necessary. Send me an email if you would like more information.

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    online shop is a possible way can try
    e-bay, ecrater and so on:cheers:
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    Hi, I have a practice for sale in Lawrenceville, GA. It is a great opportunity for an OD to own a private practice. The business currenly has over 5,000 clients / record. The business is valued at $75,000.00. I am willing to sell for $48,000.00 cash or $25,000.00 down and monthly payment on balance of $25,000.00 @ 5% for 36 months.

    Let me know if you are interested or have any questions about the practice. You may call my cell phone @ 805 705 4926. Thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by needopt View Post
    Hi, I have a practice for sale in Lawrenceville, GA. It is a great opportunity for an OD to own a private practice. The business currenly has over 5,000 clients / record. The business is valued at $75,000.00. I am willing to sell for $48,000.00 cash or $25,000.00 down and monthly payment on balance of $25,000.00 @ 5% for 36 months.

    Let me know if you are interested or have any questions about the practice. You may call my cell phone @ 805 705 4926. Thanks.

    From your "name" it looks like you don't currently have an OD. True?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Johns View Post
    From your "name" it looks like you don't currently have an OD. True?

    Never mind, I found your other post. Interesting situation...
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    sw florida optical store

    hi,
    i am interested in getting more info on sw florida retail store for sale,
    you can email me at yoshen123@aol.com

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jacqui View Post
    This thread is 3 years old

    No....its 11 years old!

    original post date:

    04-02-2001, 05:11 PM

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