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thrift store finds: upstate NY finds

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on November 3, 2012 by Christopher Pearce

A few weekends ago, my family and I went for a little trip to Western New York. We met up with my parents and sister in the hamlet of Fredonia. I went to college in Fredonia for my undergraduate studies and while I’ve been back visiting the town a few times since then, those visits coincided with either holiday weekends or the summer. This was my first trip back to my college while it was in full swing, and it was a very fun experience.

Ellen and I can’t go ANYWHERE without thrift store shopping and this trip was no different. On our first day in town, we ran across a church rummage sale and of course, I have some finds to share with you. Everything we found, we got for $2 dollars. Not $2 dollars each item… $2 dollars TOTAL. The rummage sale was having one of those “You give us two bucks, we’ll give you a bag and you fill it up.”

Keep in mind as well, MOST of our bag was filled with clothing and other Ellen-centric items. These are just my geeky items.

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thrift store finds: rejected finds, y’all!

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , , , , on May 5, 2012 by Christopher Pearce

It’s time for another round of Thrift Store Rejects. These are purchases I made at thrift stores which, for one reason or another, could not be stretched into their own post here. I take two or three of these “lesser” finds and quickly talk about them. Check ’em out behind the cut!

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thrift store finds: still a few bugs in the system – a doonesbury book

Posted in thrift store finds with tags , , , , , , , on February 25, 2012 by Christopher Pearce

Today we’re looking at Still a Few Bugs in the System: A Doonesbury Book by G.B. Trudeau, published by Holt, Rhinehart, and Wilson in 1972. Original cover price was $2.95. This is the first in the original series of Doonesbury trade paperbacks; the comic would be collected in smaller books like this until sometime in the late 1980’s when the strip would switch to what was a more traditional format¬†for the time.

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