Post Your Auction/Yard Sale "Steals"

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by 9Catsz, Dec 12, 2011.

  1. 9Catsz

    9Catsz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I went to a small animal auction this past Sunday and there were 4 dog houses...painted up all nice and fancy-like. I figured they'd go pretty high.....Bidding started at $15 and I bid $16........wait for it.......and no one else bid so I won the auction. I ended up taking 2 of them and my friend who was w/me took the other two. You can't buy the wood to make these things for $32.

    They're super heavy too. Bottoms and inside are not painted....gonna do that before I put them to use.

    .....and now for the pics:
    This one has a cute little water wheel on the right side of it. Apparently it originally had a solar powered pump that made it turn....but I have a plug in pump that I may just use to see how it works.
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    You can see the water wheel in this pic.
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    This one's my favorite.
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  2. quintinp

    quintinp Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Little Giant incubator with egg turner for $10 at a Yard Sale. I have gotten lots of cooking utensils from Yard Sales too.
     
  3. tinychicky

    tinychicky Chillin' With My Peeps

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    my grandmother (she's a yardsale addict lol) got some silverware from a yardsale that turned out to be actual silver. she was able to sell it for several times the amount she paid for it [​IMG]

    those doghouses are so cute! they'd make awsome 'mini-coops' if put doors on them [​IMG]
     
  4. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    This is a thrift shop steal! Found a bunch of brand new in the box Tony Lama boots. Bought 3 pairs for 40 dollars each, sold one pair for $210 and the second pair for $185 on eBay. When I realized what they were going to sell for I went back to thrift store but they were all gone!
     
  5. LegginMF12

    LegginMF12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Hovabator1602n for $5.00. I was told it had only been used once. It works great!
     
  6. zzGypsy

    zzGypsy Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I got an austrailian saddle in excellent condition, looks hardly used, just needs a coat of saddle oil... paid $35 for it at an auction a couple of months ago. and a 3 yr old percheron draft horse for $150.
     
  7. 9Catsz

    9Catsz Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Wow, everyone, those are some great finds.
     
  8. Carols Clucks

    Carols Clucks Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I stopped by the thriftstore today and got:

    j jill long sleeve t shirt in a pretty floral pattern,
    button down tailored Jones & Co shirt,
    pair talbots jeans,
    pair j jill jeans,
    part chocolate brown embroidered Jones & Co crop pants,
    a Echo button down shirt plaid for my son and
    a black dress shirt for the other son (VanHeusen)

    All look like either never worn or worn once or twice.

    And it was $2 day.... [​IMG]
     

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