Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Auction Finds for $25

That was my auction budget $25 and here's what I got...

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4- 1942 men's pinup magazines (for the Sgt), another 50's radio (3rd one I found at auction now and some of you remember the first giveaway I had for 100 followers, I gave away the exact same radio), A 50's USA white bud vase, 50's heron planter, a ceramic teapot, and a bunch of western belt buckles.


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I also got my Sgt a nice set of drinking glasses because I'm tired of drinking out of coffee mugs and mason jars when I visit. It's the least I can do for the poor fella....in the original box and never opened...well until me :) Can't beat that!



Bonus: I sat beside a woman at auction who thought I was the most adorable thing and loved my dress...she said..." Oh my you're vintage!" ...hahaha ...then we had a lively discussion about vintage material!

11 comments:

  1. great haul, I really must start attending more auctions, after all I work for myself so can give myself the time!

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  2. ohhh lovely! catching up after a bit away - well done on loosing weight. I can guess you are getting good exercise right now. wink wink. heh heh heh!

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  3. the girlie mags are such a score (no pun intended har har. ok yes it was.) I have never found/owned actual 50s or older girlie mags, only repro so I am quite jealous

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  4. The girlie mags are from 1942...

    Film Fun magazine was in publication from 1915- 1942. I checked on ebay and there are some listed but at $50 bucks a pop to expensive for my wallet!

    Carnival, Show, and Look where also magazines that were around in the 40's and I'm sure you can find copies on Ebay!

    MaryD

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  5. Wow. Fantastic finds!! I love that radio.
    -Andi x

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  6. Thank you for the info. It sounds pretty user friendly. I guess I’ll pick one up for fun. thank u

    auction ideas

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