Desperate times call for desperate thrifters

I don’t know what the title of this post means really. It’s just that it’s very cold here with lots of snow days, school delays and bad driving weather. I am cocooning in my home, on the couch under many blankets. Or hibernating, or becoming a hermit. One of those. I venture out to go to work, or the grocery store or, of course the thrift store! I like selling on ebay because you can do it at home which is really perfect for this time of year.

So, here’s what I bought this week! This is a heavy horseshoe shaped ashtray marked Victory.

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This is a vintage glass display case. I have had some luck selling rectangular display cases like this but have never found one with this shape before. I had one when I was a child and used it to display miniatures.

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I finally got around to listing this Corolle doll which I picked up last summer. These dolls have pretty faces and can sell for $20+.

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I found this snail planter. It looks kind of mid century modern to me but it is not marked.

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Actually this snail reminds me of how my sales have been this month.

I found this cool backpack with graffiti style artwork on it from Ecko Unlimited.

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My favorite find this week is this wooden deer or antelope sculpture. I think it’s beautiful. It is marked Handmade in Norway. It’s from Goodwill for $4.

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I have heard that the thrift stores have lots of inventory this time of year because so many people make resolutions to clear out clutter. That’s great news for us!!

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4 responses to “Desperate times call for desperate thrifters

  1. wp2014

    Nice mid-century modern deer..and from Norway! Home run! Good eye.

  2. I love mid century style. I grew up in the 60’s so I think it makes me nostalgic!

  3. dearwatsonblog

    loooove the glass display case! i have never seen anything like it on my thrifting adventures.

  4. They are great for displaying tiny things. Keep an eye out for them – they pop up once in a while!

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