Sunday, June 11, 2017

Estate Sales - Vintage Christmas

After last weekend's trip doing the Peach Tree 23 through SC I did not plan to go to any sales this weekend. However, I did spy one sale that looked interesting, I was on the fence about going but talked myself into riding over at lunch on Friday.

I'm really glad I did, I found some really great pieces for my Vintage Christmas collection.

Love the trio, they are not in the best condition but will still look lovely to display with the rest of my Vintage Christmas. The poor little boy looks like he has had a rough life - he has a hole in the back of his head but from the front you can't tell. The girls are in good shape. Not sure if there is any way to remove the dingy look from their robes. I am afraid to try, might damage them further so for now they will stay as they are.


The beautiful Angel also is in rough shape, she is missing her wings and her face is cracking a bit. But I will find her some wings and she is still beautiful to me. I have another one very similar to this one. I think she may be from the 1930's or 1940's.



And this sweet little Santa and some bottle brush trees.



I did get a few other things not in the Vintage Christmas category. 
Love this German Half Doll.


Adorable little pillowcase.


A few other odds and ends.





Hope you are having a great weekend!

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Peach Tree 23 - 44 Mile Yard Sale

Mom and I had a really fun day yesterday. We went to the Peach Tree 23 44 Mile Yard Sale. We have done this several times in the past but it has been a couple of years since we last attended.

Our trip started off in Edgefield SC and ended in Ridge Springs SC (where we got a scoop of homemade Peach Ice Cream - my favorite). I really wished I would have taken some pictures along the way but I was driving and too focused on finding some good junk!

Anyway here are some of the things I brought home with me:

I love these two stereoviews, the subject matter appealed to me. Love the little office and will probably keep one to display in my Etsy office and sell the other. Hmmm, which one to keep?




For some reason I have started collecting old Wedding Photos, I love to see the different fashions depending on the era. 


An old Pepsi Drink Carrier.


Love this Sterling Charm Bracelet, one of the charms says "Mad Money" and has dollar bill in it, another is engraved with a name and a date of 1950.




I don't know, I just liked it (it has the word FARM on it and it's all beat up - what's not to like). It appears to be some kind of historical marker.


So this cat - I know nothing about him but he was too cute to pass up. He looks to be Chalkware maybe? and is very tiny. Looks to be from around the 1930's to me based on style of the cat.



I love to buy these types of things for my desk. Really like this paperweight.


Can always use glass tops for apothecary jars.


Such a pretty pair!


So I guess this is the vintage equivalent of a fidget spinner.



Copper Letter Press.


The vintage card box was free! I will use as part of my Christmas Decor!


Sweet little Choir! Japan


Round Genuine Leather Box made in Italy and old Swank box underneath.


I thought these books were just beautiful. Great for displaying around the house.




I found 3 more vintage T shirts (I hope they sell as well as the others I listed a couple of months ago).




Some old Barbie and Ken Doll clothes.


I think my favorite find yesterday was this Dancing Chicken Painting by Ernest Lee (SC Artist) and I can't wait to get it up on my wall! Isn't she just adorable!




I had such a wonderful time and am so blessed to have the most wonderful junking partner ever. We had a blast and will be putting this on our calendar for next year.

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Vintage Finds - Junk hunting with Mom

They held a "Vintage Market Days" event in North Augusta this weekend. I was excited to go check it out so Mom and I made plans to head over there on Saturday morning. While it was a very nice event and I enjoyed it and did pick up a few things, there was not a lot of real vintage there. Maybe 3 or 4 vendors actually had vintage items. I did really like this booth and bought one of the cupcake stands made from old bed springs.


I also found this vintage postcard for $1.50, because I have the dearest brother ever I had to have it.


Since we were really close to our favorite junk shop over in North Augusta, we decided to stop by when we left the Vintage Market Day Event. I am glad we did, I found some pretty good junk.


A couple of old dolls, the Irwin Kewpie Doll needs the arms restrung but other than that it's in good shape. I don't know anything about the other doll yet.


Ronson Lighter in box, an Old Medical School or Fraternity Pin and a lovely little Gold Locket.


I know two red headed girls that are going to want this little Tin Litho Horse!


A few holiday items, tiny Chalkware Chick, miniature Santa Mug and a Japan Elf.




Had to save this little couple. They are not in great shape but I love them anyway! I think from the 1930's.



A vintage child's Peanuts Sweatshirt. I sure did love the Peanuts when I was a child.


Not sure what this is, thinking an Ink Roller, if you have any ideas let me know.


The Hat/Wig Box has a cloth head form inside, never have seen one like this before.



So it was all in all a fun day out junking with Mom.

Hope you are having a wonderful weekend!