A few more photos of the antique, vintage, and retro items at our yard sale in Fargo, ND. Come on down, get a Play ‘n Spell — or just play for a spell. *wink*
Up here, in the land of frozen tundra aka Fargo, North Dakota, back to school signals the end of the rummage sale season. *heavy sigh* To celebrate, we’re having our last yard sale of 2012 tomorrow (Saturday, September 8). Same place (the north side of Fargo, 14 6th Ave.); same time (starting at 9 a.m.); but with lots of unusual things… Keep an eye on our Facebook page for more sneak peeks!
Items to note: lots of books — both antique and vintage varieties, such as this lovely Thackeray set, and like new contemporary titles as well. Plenty of vintage cookbooks too. Between reading and cooking, you’re set for a cold winter!
This Sunday, September 2, 2012, we’ll have your collectibles (and antiques) at Maxwell Street Days in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. (We told you we travel!)
Some of the goodies we’re bringing along… A primitive grey painted shabby-yet-chic wooden table, a primitive outdoor bench, a vintage custom-painted Gary Hasse Minnesota boat gas can, lots of old tools…
If you’re more the glamorous type, we’ve got a very cool mid-century mod round white portable hairdryer. Very Mad Men or Pan Am — looks just like the old round luggage pieces! It works and it has it’s original box. There will assorted other girlie collectibles, such as a vintage Barbie case, vintage kitchenalia, funky dancer plaques, mid-century modern side tables and other unique vintage home decor pieces.
We always have fun at flea markets — selling as well as buying. *wink* If we’re not too busy, we’ll try to share the fun by posting live to our Facebook page. (“Like” us, please!)
The gates open to public bright and early at 6:00 am and we hope to see you there!
To find us, just look for the big panda! He’s a large fiberglass panda bear hydraulic chair, for beauty parlours and such. Wouldn’t he be a great chair for a child who doesn’t like to sit at the table?! Or just a great eclectic funky piece for your home. (He’s been keeping me company on our screened-in porch and I will miss him greatly.) The bear also can be removed from the “booster enabled” hydraulic stand, if you prefer to just display the bear sans chair.
If the kitschy panda chair sells by the time you arrive, or you just simply can’t find us, feel free to call me on my cell and I’ll help you find us: 701.306.6145.
If you’re a collector of items or advertising from Minnesota companies, check out the vintage glass bottle of Gold Cross liquid “concentrated beverage base” in “imitation strawberry” flavoring currently in our case at Exit 55 Antiques. The syrup was made by Brechet & Richter Company of Minneapolis, Minnesota; here’s the article I wrote about the company and the bottle.
As always, we had a blast working at Exit 55 Antiques last Friday. Sadly, there’s poor connection to the Internet there, so we couldn’t post any updates live; but we did update our case, adding lots of new things! Lots more vintage hats, vintage jewelry, kitchenalia, carnival glass, and old advertising items.
Derek and Deanna Dahlsad will be working at Exit 55 Antiques (Fergus Falls, MN) on Friday, August 24, 2012; so come on over and see us!
Along with our stuff in the case (and the garden and other primitive pieces outside), we’ll be there selling what everyone else has. (You can see some of what’s in the store at the Pasttime Antiques & Collectibles page at Facebook!) If you’ve got stuff to sell, or just want to talk about antiques and collectibles, stop on in and see us!
As always, the store hours are 10 to 5. Hope to see you there!
(Yes, this pretty pink masked vintage doll music box will be there — unless someone buys her by then!)
Added a few things to the case at Antiques On Broadway… The wooden mail sorter box from the Fergus Falls, MN, post office ($100). It’s on top of the case, between the box of Easy Rider Magazines and the smaller crate full of assorted vintage magazines. Near it, an antique barrel or keg ($75).
We also added a vintage Kool-Aid dispenser by Chilton ($15); which isn’t very primitive, but we love pop culture collectibles too. Don’t you?
Today, Saturday, July 28 (2012), we’re having a good old fashioned rummage or yard sale!
So stop on buy, err, by 14 6th Ave N in Fargo, ND — in the alley. Open from 9 to 3.
Some of the items include two foosball tables — one vintage, one newer model. (We posted them at Craig’s List too.)
Check out our Facebook page to see what else we’re selling today!
It’s less than a month until the next Elkhorn flea market rolls around. We’re planning on renting a booth and selling our wares there in the September 30th event, but if you’re in eastern Wisconsin on the 12th of August you should stop at Elkhorn and see what’s shaking. The photo above comes from a recent newspaper article about the flea market, including an interview with Nona. She runs the sale with her husband, Skip, who runs a antique shop in Hales Corners that Wifey and I frequent from time to time. The pictures don’t do the sale justice — it’s a lot more than nutcrackers and dolls, and more high-end antiques than rummage-sale stuff.