Thursday, November 8, 2012

Thursday's Treasure

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 It's rare that I walk out of a thrift store with just one thing.  I usually leave with several items or none at all.  But, the other day, this precious wooden duck was the only treasure worth standing in line over.
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And look!  When you pull her string, she flaps her arms and legs!  She's an Alfred Mertens Pfullingen design from 1967.  Absolutely adorable colors and expression.
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And woo!  On a different day, I spied these Vera Neumann vinyl placemats in with the holiday gear.  These can sell for as much as $10 per mat.  Guess how many I got for $2.99??   Leave a comment with your guess and I'll be back to share the answer tonight!
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Have you found any treasures lately?  I'd love to hear about them :)

7 comments:

emily said...

Six?
Cute duck!

Teapot Lane said...

Hey, I was gonna say 6! LOL :D

I'll think big n say ...10? :D

That duck is a sweetie, and it looks in such good condition Jennie!!

xxOOxx

Runs With Scissors said...

I'll guess 8.

That duck is right up my alley! LOLOL!

Shari said...

My guess would be 4....they are lovely!

Jennie said...

Nine!!! I got NINE!!! I need to clean them up well, and then we'll see how they do. I am thinking of setting up a listing for $10 for one and letting people choose their quantity. Good idea?

TACIStudio said...

I was going to say 4 .. You got a good deal . Good job :)

Teapot Lane said...

Yes, I think that's an excellent idea!!
Sounds good to me :D

Fab deal Jennie. xxOOxx