Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Almost Forgot About These Smalls From The Rutledge Flea. I Love The Diversity Of Items One Can Acquire At The Flea Market. Need A Ceramic Panther TV Light? Check! Mid Century Modern Candle Sconces? No Problem! Status: Available.
It's kinda crazy the difference in finds between my first visit to Rutledge and this, my second visit. Heck, I thought I was done with this haul last time I posted Items from that flea and here I am with more!
Sunday, September 27, 2015
What The What? Two Livingroom Sets In Two Days? Yeah! Although THIS Set Is A Little More In Keeping With What Ya Might Expect 'Round Here. It's Got That Adrian Pearsall Look, But It's Not Craft Associates. Still, Good Lookin' Set, Right? Status: Available!
Funny story: before making my way downtown to pick up the Ikea set I featured yesterday I stopped by a Friday morning estate sale that happened to have a Pearsall sofa and couple of chairs. I didn't go out early or anything and consequently the set had already sold. I wake up Saturday morning, check craigslist and find This set! What are the chances?
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Yeah, I Know...They're Not Vintage, But They Are Out Of Production Ikea Lillberg. Ikea? Again, I Know...But We Takes Whats We Can Gets, And I Gotta Admit That It's A Great Looking Set! Status: Available.
This fine accumulation of Ikea living room furniture has recently made it's way to my booth at The Antique Mall of Creve Coeur. Can you believe I was able to fit all of this into the back of Frank? Of course I didn't go crazy and try to close the hatch...but I might have been able too.
Friday, September 25, 2015
Sometimes I Do Things Out Of Order. I Searched Images On The Internet For About An Hour Trying To ID This Vintage Fluorescent Desk Lamp...And Then I Took A Second Look At The Lamp For A Label. Oh, It's Got A Fostoria Sticker. Status: ID'd.
So yeah, ID success! Yet still, I cannot find another Fostoria 1950s desk lamp like this on the webernets. I know I've seen this particular lamp around before so I thought it'd be easy to find a couple online. Not so much.
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Oh Wow, This Is The Last Of The Rutledge Flea Market Goodies. And Good Stuff It Is Indeed. You All Know Mr. Modtomic Loves The Corning Ware Buffet Server Stuff, Right? Status: Tossed On The Pile.
Christ, I really don't even know how much of this Buffet Server stuff I have right now! I need to get it all together one of these days and do a tally I guess. Well, add Two more really cool pieces to the lot!
Monday, September 21, 2015
More Small Scores From The Rutledge Flea In Northern Missouri...And I've Still Got Other Stuff To Show! Turns Out That Friday Might Not Be The Day To Attend. Saturday Had More Vendors. Status: Available.
It's both a beautifully sculpted piece of walnut AND a lovely religious figure. I'm not a particularly religious fella but I just can't seem to resist modern religious art. Go figure. This piece and a terrific Russel Wright casserole made their way to the booth in The Time Machine Antique Mall recently.
Friday, September 18, 2015
Mr. M Loves Some Eye-Talian Chrome And This Little Two Seat Sofa Really Delivers. Picked This Up This Morning And It Was So Clean I Was Able To Drop It Straight Into My Booth At The Green Shag Market. Status: Available!
I don't know if this piece has any particular designer name attached to it (I couldn't find any while at work today) but I think it may be manufactured by the same company that made my LC3s that I still have. Anybody ever seen this style before?
Thursday, September 17, 2015
Vendors Camp Out At The Rutledge Flea Once A Month...Some Do It In Vintage Style. Check Out The Russel Wright Lawn Chairs These Folks Are Sporting! Wanna See A Few More Items I Picked Up Here Last Weekend? Status: Available.
Too bad this flea is only once a month. Actually, it's probably a good thing. 40 minutes each way to Wentzville is nothing to the round trip to northern Missouri. Still have no idea why it's even where it is. What's even up there?
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
This Last Weekend Was Absolutely Beautiful. Perfect Weather. Luckily I Had Taken Friday Off To Visit The Rutledge Missouri Flea Market And As Such Had A Three Day Ahead Of Me. Did I Score? You Bet! Status: New Stuff.
The first thing I purchased last weekend was a new set of wheels for Frank. Frank needed new tires BADLY (only real failing is he chews through tires) so I felt an upgrade was in order, wheel wise. These 16 inch wheels from a 2011 Ford Fiesta SES are a perfect fit and look pretty good. The tires are in better shape than what came off too! But I'm sure it's what I picked up at Rutledge that you're probably interested in.
Monday, September 14, 2015
Posting Has Been Sparse, But Lots Of Good Stuff Has Been Flowing To The Booths. Check Out This Great Mid Century Modern Pole Lamp With Rattan Shades. It's Down At The Shag. Status: Available!
I almost passed on this beauty when we first spotted it at the Wentzville flea a couple weekends back. We actually did an entire run through the flea before coming back to it for a second look.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
No, It's Obviously Not An Arne Jacobson Egg Chair By Fritz Hansen...But It's Still A Fun Swivel Chair "In The Style Of". It's Origin Is A Mystery Since I Cannot Find Another Like It On The Web. Status: Avaiable.
I've actually got a PAIR of these with one already in my booth at The Antique Mall Of Creve Coeur and the other waiting for a place to put it. They needed a good vacuuming but turned out to be much nicer than I thought from looking at the craigslist pics from whence they came.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Since September 1st Is The Official "Opening Day" At The Antique Mall I Thought I'd Give You A Quick Video Look Through Of My Booth And The Surrounding Space. Status: Come And Get It!
Even though the antique mall and I have been "open" for weeks now, September 1st is supposed to be the REAL opening...but since they have been having so many customers every day they've been "open" so far, the owners have decided to forgo a "Grand Opening".