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Look at what this lady found at Goodwill. What is your best thrift store find?

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Hidden treasure: $9K artwork bought for $12 at Goodwill

 IMAGE: In this Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 photo, Karen Mallet stands in front of her Alexander Calder print in her Shorewood, Wis., home.
My best find is a set of Louisa May Alcott hardcover books.  They are beautiful and old.  Precious not valuable.

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Asked by booklover545 at 6:25 AM on Dec. 4, 2012 in Just for Fun

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  • That's cool! I found an antique featherweight sewing machine at a tag sale for $15, it turned out to be worth $350. :)

    Answer by tessiedawg at 6:40 AM on Dec. 4, 2012

  • Im not a thrift store/ yard sale shopper, however one of my SIL's is, and she got a genuine Chanel handbag for $10 at a yard sale, crazy!

    Answer by Princess_s21 at 6:44 AM on Dec. 4, 2012

  • We picked up an old slide guitar from someones curb(free sign) and it turned out to be worth about $400. But my husband kept it

    Answer by Lobelia at 7:15 AM on Dec. 4, 2012

  • i live in milwaukee AND shop goodwill
    this is not me

    darn good find

    Answer by fiatpax at 8:37 AM on Dec. 4, 2012

  • A wagon. Not much of a find but it's been useful. I have gotten my $15 out of it and then some.

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:31 AM on Dec. 4, 2012

  • wow lucky find

    Answer by san78 at 10:18 AM on Dec. 4, 2012

  • My daughter got started on My Little Pony at Goodwill. I found them ten for a dollar and picked up a few dozen.

    Answer by Ballad at 3:22 PM on Dec. 4, 2012

  • I have gotten several good buys at estate sales, even furniture. Very old side table for $5 dollars and hand crafted.

    Answer by Sarah961 at 9:14 PM on Dec. 4, 2012

  • We bought a vacuum sealer for $4, and a food dehydrator for $5. At different times, though. I usually find little things that fill a hole, like tea cups that match my Corelle pattern, that didn't come with my dishes. And the serving utensils that match... stuff like that.

    Answer by 29again at 9:46 PM on Dec. 4, 2012

  • I've found some pretty decent prints but nothing like that ^

    Answer by tasches at 8:06 PM on Dec. 5, 2012

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