Tag Archives: Antique

Weekend Finds: A Run of Fun Garage Sales

Garage sales can often feel like a waste of time, but when you do hit a good one you seem to forget all about the bad sales. Last Friday and Saturday seemed to be my weekend for finding things. I found items from a vintage 1960’s fire extinguisher to antique Christmas tree decorations. Get ready […]

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Digging Up Family History

Last Saturday morning I went with my father and sister to an estate sale in a small town that just happen to be on our route to pick up a Craigslist find. The sale took place at the American Legion in town and also across town in the garage of the house. The two guys in charge of this sale at the […]

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Weekend Finds: Antique Apothecary Scale

I often get asked what the most interesting thing I’ve ever found is. After a few decades of finding, that’s a tough question to answer, but this weekend I think I may have found something that’s definitely a contender. Ok, this 19th century Henry Troemner apothecary balance scale might not be the most interesting thing […]

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Weekend Finds 02.19.13

As the cold winter months have marched on, we’ve been getting pretty hungry for a good tag sale. This past weekend, we managed to find an estate that did not disappoint. Did we almost freeze to death in the van waiting two hours for the sale to start? Yes. Did we nearly have to sign […]

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