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Mid Century Ceiling Light Hanging Fixture Lucite Acrylic Swag Lamp

Submitted by Mike on February 28, 2021
Sale Price
$200.00
Mid Century Ceiling Light Hanging Fixture Lucite Acrylic Swag Lamp

I really like vintage lamps and as a result I tend to overvalue them and ask higher prices than I should. I thought this was super cool but it took almost two years to sell it because I was fishing for that perfect buyer. In the real world, waiting two years to make $200 is unrealistic and at a yard sale, this would never go for more than $50.

Mid Century Abalone Shell Acrylic Lucite Trivet Hot Plate Lot

Submitted by Mike on February 28, 2021
Sale Price
$40.00
Mid Century Abalone Shell Acrylic Lucite Trivet Hot Plate Lot

I love selling stuff from the 1950's and 60's but I didn't think much of these when we found them and was going to throw them in the donation pile. My associate G said they might be better than I thought so I took the time to get them online. FYI, I call G the 'Forty Dollar King' as over the years he has helped me identify many unassuming items that sell for about $40. 

1972 Matchbox Superfast 11 Flying Bug VW

Submitted by Mike on February 28, 2021
Sale Price
$20.00
1972 Matchbox Superfast 11 Flying Bug VW

Everyone knows I like to sell vintage toys and even though a $20 sale isn't much to talk about, I like passing along memories. Funny story, I sold this one day and a few days later we found another on a treasure hunt. According to my special eBay software, I've sold over 30,000 items online in the past ten years and sometimes I can just copy / paste and change the pictures :)

Mid Century Nativity Three Kings Wisemen Figures Reed Hemp

Submitted by Mike on February 28, 2021
Sale Price
$30.00
Mid Century Nativity Three Kings Wisemen Figures Reed Hemp

Funny story, I put up a bunch of nice Christmas decorations on eBay back in November and the other day I was literally carrying the tub of stuff that didn't sell to the auction pile when someone bought these practically that very minute. These were super funky looking and were the one thing that I had re-posted several times and just like that - a shining star appeared and out the door they went.

1959 Robinson Johnson Mid Century Modern Sectional Sofa

Submitted by Mike on February 28, 2021
Sale Price
$2,500.00
1959 Robinson Johnson Mid Century Modern Sectional Sofa

One of the services we offer is to clean out households that have been abandoned in some way and we were on such a job when we found this sofa. When I first saw it I was planning to throw it away as it was kind of grungy and looked like cheesy pleather from the 1980's. J suggested it was older and upon close inspection, the tag dated it to 1959 and after some cleaning, it turned out to be a great sale! We've been having great luck with 'Mid Century' modern style furniture lately.

Mid Century Danish modern teak wood narrow wall mirror pocket Holme Gaard

Submitted by Mike on February 2, 2021
Sale Price
$275.00
Mid Century Danish modern teak wood narrow wall mirror pocket Holme Gaard

I was just talking about vintage mirrors and this little one had a pocket with a vase from the maker. It seems like an obscure item but accent pieces for this time period are hard to come by and this sold overnight. I thought I was being very aggressive with my price but now I wonder if I could have asked for more?!

Wall Dresser Mirror Nordisk Andels Denmark teak Mid Century

Submitted by Mike on February 2, 2021
Sale Price
$250.00
Wall Dresser Mirror Nordisk Andels Denmark teak Mid Century

This vintage style of furnishing is in demand and a mirror in this style is hard to come by so someone actually bought this less than a week after I put it up. Funny story, as you can imagine packing and shipping a mirror is an insurance damage claim waiting to happen but my man J at the store by coincidence just happened to be traveling like right past the buyers house 3 hours away so he hand delivered it!

Vintage Corgi 430 Ford Thunderbird Bermuda Taxi

Submitted by Mike on February 2, 2021
Sale Price
$225.00
Vintage Corgi 430 Ford Thunderbird Bermuda Taxi

I love selling vintage toys and I collect them as well. This piece came from a collection I over-payed for more than a year ago so in order to make any money whatsoever, I've had to sit on them and 'fish' for the right buyers to come along. Holding out for a year or more is usually not a viable option when you're trying to sell something and your storage space is limited. 

Vintage 1980s Mens Coogi Australia Cotton Sweater XL

Submitted by Mike on February 2, 2021
Sale Price
$163.00
Vintage 1980s Mens Coogi Australia Cotton Sweater XL

I think I shared one of these years ago. This had been balled up in a bag in the back of my car for like a year waiting for me to take it to the cleaners until I finally remembered. I usually don't mess with clothing unless it's really special and FYI vintage mens clothing usually sells better than women's as it's less prevalent.