Hi Blog Friends,
I hope you are all enjoying this great Friday. It’s so warm here in VA. high of 70!! Woohoo! I guess this is just a taste of what we have to look forward to. The weatherman said we could see some more snow by Tuesday =(
I just had to share some great finds with you I got this morning at the flea market.
There were a few people set up outside this morning at the market so I decided to stop and see what I could find. The first table I went to had these items. There were no prices so I was hesitant to ask what he would want for each of the Clark Thread boxes. I knew they were old and collectable and thought probably $10 a piece, but my curiosity got me so I asked, and boy was I glad I did! The man said how about a dollar a piece!! I snatched all three, and that included the contents.
They are in excellent condition, no tears at all. Look at all the old hat pins!
This one has 7 complete cotton wood spools with labels on both ends. I looked on eBay to see what they may be worth and to my surprise, this one for just the box is listed at $22.95. The top one for just box is $9.95.
This one I have no idea it’s worth. I could not find anything about it. All it says on it is Dragon Spool Cotton, Warranted 200 yards. Fast Black Pearl Finish 40. It has 10 wood spools with cotton on them. I ‘m certain it’s well worth the $1.00 I paid.
And then I found this.
I have no idea what it is? I thought it was a match box with long matches, but when I got home and looked in side they look like maybe old sparklers??? I love Americana stuff so that’s why I got it and I only paid 50 cents for it.
If anyone knows anything about any of these items, I’d love for you to tell me.
Then my boyfriend was in our basement clearing things out so he could do some work on the foundation and came up stairs with this box and said, “do you want this old box or do you want me to throw it out?” My eyes got big as saucers and grabbed it from him and said are you kidding!!! Yes I want that. It was an old box his father had for many years and used it to put spare plumbing parts in. I cleaned it up as best I could and think I will just leave it as it is. I think its an old bread box, but not sure. It says, Give Us This Day Our Baily Bread with a farm scene. It’s carved into the wood. The sides of the box are dove tailed channeled. It’s a little beat up but I love it just the same.
Well that’s all I have for now, thanks for stopping by and if you have any info on any of the above, I’d love to hear about it.
Only two days left to get in on my giveaway, if you have not entered yet, please go to that posting and enter.
Have a great weekend,
Prim Blessings, Jean