A couple of weeks ago Jerry and I did the huge and glorious What Cheer Flea Market together to gather new jewelry supplies --also known as stuff Jerry gets to rip up so I have parts to play with.
We had an excellent hunt!
|Left to right, optometrist set, loose small stuff, old clocks, old victor adding machine, 3 giant bags of costume jewelry, more clocks, more small stuff, all piled on the domestic sewing machine table.|
Here's a picture of the whole stash ... the "table" it's one is a domestic sewing machine in table ... and we just barely fit all the stuff on!
One of the big finds, is a complete optometrist's set of testing lenses. These are extra sweet... they are all brass and all of them are in great condition. there are no maker markings that I've found yet, but I think they are older than the set we bought a couple of years ago. We even got the eyeglass frames that you put the lenses in!
One of the dealers we bought clocks from saw a couple of owl necklaces in the bag and offered cash/trade for them.
So we traded stuff we bought there for other stuff!
Made me feel like a real picker.
As always, we didn't make it all around the market, but I felt like we got great stuff!