I might have mentioned something in my last post along the lines of bring home less...I also might have forgotten that I had mentioned that. Summer sales are in full swing and the plethora of sales means less competition to find that hidden treasure. The sale I had the best luck at I arrived 2 hours after the posted start time!
This particular one peaked my interest because it was that of a retired electrician. I was hoping to restock my supply of wood and metal boxes- and I did.
A few other surprises were waiting for me after I piled up all my boxes. My husband and I kept walking over to this table. He really loved it and I was on the fence, not sure about the mass appeal of ducks. The owner came by and told me about how, as a child he remembered helping his parents make the table in the 50s and his job was to smash all the tiles. Sold. Sometimes it just takes those little personal details to make a good item feel extra special.
Next to the table was a folded up wood chair- I loved the age and character is had, but need another chair like I need a hole in my head. Old habits die hard, so I gave the chair a quick flip and that's when I saw the tag on the back.
|Heywood Wakefield folding chair- tag reads C5 795 - Walnut|
But wait- that's not all. I also picked up a ton of smalls. I might have screamed "STOP THE CAR!" when I saw the globe at a yard sale we were driving right by. It's made of metal- I do not apologize.
Call me crazy, but this might be my favorite find of the day. A large square black ashtray with a horse head in the middle. It is beautiful!
Or this relish? set marked Brock of California.
It's complete with the original wood lazy susan.