Good Morning @cherylcowet, Welcome to the forum!
I look to see what item goes for on ebay and other similar sites. This information gives you insight into how you might price your items. You will also, need to consider your area, your buyers and how quickly you want sell the item. For example, I am from a small area so I will not receive as many views. The lower your price the quicker it will sale.
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First, my condolences on the passing of your father.
That is a fascinating title! Metatron the recording archangel? Right?
You are an excellent writer-- all the best to you and your writing endeavors.