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Monday, February 21, 2011

What The??? I Guess I AM Collecting the Navajo. Like I Had Any Choice! Status: Thrift-ucopia!

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Oops, This was supposed to Post at about 12:10 am, but I messed up!  Sorry.  Here ya go!

This alone might have been enough to satisfy The Urge, but no...there were scores a-plenty all week long!

Yup. I snatched up a nice little addition to my Metlox Poppytrail Navajo earlier this

week. It was just Sitting there! I HAD to buy it! The stars were aligned "Just So". I

haven't even unwrapped it yet. As you can see...there is at least one chipped

dinner plate. Otherwise it looks all to be pretty good. Great...another pattern to

collect. ::sigh::

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Not everything to be had at the thrift stores is going to be vintage. Sometimes it's

just a deal too good to pass up! I found this Sony 4 channel surround sound

receiver at the Salv. Army thrift store mid week. It's a really nice unit and sounds

great. I'll probably end up letting it go on craigslist as I already have a Sony 5

channel surround sound receiver connected to the TV. Or it might end up in the

Garage for entertainment out there. ::shrugg:: Dunno yet.

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Yeah, more Roly Poly Dorothy Thorpe style glassware! I even got compliments on

this set As I Was Paying For Them. They are so classy. Everybody can appreciate

these, even if they aren't into the Mid Century thing!

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Cool Pyrex dish, right? Did ya see the Starbursts and Atomic shapes? I found a

picture of it complete with holder and lid on Flickr
. I'm not really partial to the lid

but I'd like to find the holder and find a glass lid for it. I couldn't find a name for the

pattern though. I know some of you are really into the Pyrex and whatnot. Can you

ID the pattern?

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And looky, a couple pieces of Homer Laughlin china in a mod sorta pattern! Again,

I haven't unwrapped them yet, but I think that 4 of them are saucers. Again,

anybody got a name for this pattern? If not, I can probably find it online later.

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Oh yeah, and I got a killer set of speakers! Bose 201 (series II [circa 1984])

bookshelf speakers. Bose knows their stuff. These are great speakers. They

aren't like 901s or anything, but they sound REALLY Really good for $30!

7 comments:

  1. i have to admit... my whole day was off kilter because there was no Mr. Modtomic post to read. it was pretty emotional....

    AWESOME FINDS! I found some Taylor Smith and Taylor Corinthian print dinnerware Sunday and didn't buy it. What's wrong with me?? hehe have fun collecting more and more patterns!

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  2. Jeeeeeze, you made quite the haul. Congrats! Looks like you've become the Accidental Collector of Navajo. It's such a cool pattern!

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  3. Awesome finds and look at those prices! Jeez so cheap!

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  4. I love that Homer Laughlin pattern! TFA had just a single small diner mug without saucer that matched that pattern that I wanted for the longest time...keeping my eyes peeled for the complete set

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  5. Bandi - I "programmed" the blog to auto post this and I forgot to change the PM to AM. Oops. And I've already got too many patterns to collect!

    Dana - It was a good week.

    Rhan - Two of the Navajo diner plates are unusable. The thrift store used the wrong kind of marker to price the set.

    Anony - I need to consolidate all my little partial and mix-n-match stuff to see what I've got.

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  6. Your Roly Poly Dorothy Thorpe style glasses are exactly what I have been looking for. (they have the perfect size band) If you are ever looking to sell them please give me a shout. Thanks! amk@iargo.com

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  7. Anony - Sorry, those particular glasses are gone...given to a friend as a gift.

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