Seriously, guys, this is a doozie of a thrifty find. I still cannot believe it when I look at this haul.
This was a box full we brought home from an estate sale on Saturday. (There are actually a couple of items missing from the photo, too.)
The sale was being held by one of my mom's coworkers and we helped with the setting up. As our reward, we got pile-o-goodies for $50 in total. Crazy!
Some close ups of my purchases:
Silver tray- love the detail
set of 5 knives - with gorgeous Bakelite handles from early in the last century
a pair of beautiful plates with such scroll detail on them
and a silver chafing dish - can you see that handle? yippee!
All the silver had those important maker marks on them, the china tea cups had stamps on the bottom, and the antique books were in mint condition. I don't know much about their market value but I love each of the pieces because they fit in with my 100 year old house and because I love to recycle such things.
I felt so fortunate to be so rewarded for helping someone out.
Do you have any heirlooms that you love to use and display in your home?
Happy Thursday, Travellers, M