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Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Oh Yeah, After Picking Up the Eames Table but Before Hitting The Salv. Army on Thursday I Stopped by the St. Charles Antique Mall. Status: Let's Look Around!

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I think this was priced at $125 but it's in great condition and you're not likely to find another like it any time soon!

So this is going to be one of those post without a lot of text, mostly because this

stuff ain't mine to talk about but also cuz I'm a little strapped for time and a picture

is worth a thousand words. So look around, enjoy and if you are in the

neighborhood...stop by and buy something cool!

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Cool stuff, right? I'm sure that everyone could find something they'd love to take

home from this antique mall. It's a really big one.

7 comments:

  1. If I lived closer, that little turquoise settee would be in the back of my Jeep.

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  2. Great stuff! I'm with Dana - if I lived in your area that turquoise settee would already be in my house!

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  3. mr. Modtomic I need some advise! What do you think about $300 for a MCM wall unit/divider? It is 70 inches high, 60 inches wide and 16 inches deep. On the bottom there are three divided sections with doors. In the middle there is a pull down door/ desk like thing with cubbies beside it and on top there are two shelves of divided cubbies. Sorry for the poor description. I have never paid this much for anything so I am a little nervous. Any insight would be appreciated. It is on CL March 21 Large MCM Cabinet - $300. Thanks!

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  4. Posting Anonymously cuz I ain't at home and can't remember my password.

    Kate - It sounds like a solid buy. I don't know much about what companies made those type of wall units or who designed them. I know a local dealer here in St. Louis has one available that sounds a lot like what you described for $500. They know their stuff so I think that is about right for one in great condition. They can be had much cheaper, obviously, since the dealer is selling it for $500. I'm assuming you snatched it up since I can't find a listing for it on the Indy C-list.

    - Mr. Modtomic.

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  5. Thanks for your reply. Seller is holding it for me until I can pick it up. She took it off CL when I contacted her cause she had lots of replies in a short time. I have a picture but I don't know how to send it to you. I have never spent this much on one thing! I would like to think that I could get my money back if I decided not to keep it.

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  6. great collection...atlanta is parched and we hardly find pieces which are decently priced...finding something worthwhile in a thrift or salvation store ..no way...:(

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  7. Kate - Sounds like your money is safe. If there were a lot of interested buyers then you could easily sell it for what you paid for it if you are uncomfortable with your purchase. Sound to me like you snaked a bunch of other buyers and got a good deal. Just keep in mind that this is all just used furniture / ephemera and it is only "worth" what someone will pay for it.

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