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What’s the best bargain you’ve ever gotten at a rummage sale?

Asked at Massachusetts Street on August 8, 2013

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Photo of Emeli Koleini

“A 1938 Royal Magic Margin typewriter in perfect working order for $12.”

Photo of Whitney Lohrenz

“I most recently bought a coffee table at one for $60.”

Photo of Ashley Estrada

“I bought a gold necklace that looks like a bow. I found it in a pile for 50 cents. It was a gem.”

Photo of Lindsay Kelly

“Cowboy boots.”

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Irenaku 4 years, 9 months ago

A brand new Camelback backpack for $5!

asixbury 4 years, 9 months ago

A dragon original carnival glass that my dad bought for $50, sold on ebay for over $400.

Bill Lee 4 years, 9 months ago

An authentic Nazi SS helmet for five bucks. A friend with me at the same sale wantedd a couple of comic books. The girl running the sale just gave them to him. Spiderman #1 and Fantastic Four #1 aree worth thousands. This sale was back in the late 60s in Lawrence.

George_Braziller 4 years, 9 months ago

Four antique Japanese woodblock prints in their original folios for $12.00. They're worth around $200.00 each.

Russell Fryberger 4 years, 9 months ago

A Bose wave radio for $5. Sold on Ebay for $375.00

Maddy Griffin 4 years, 9 months ago

A washing machine I paid $25 for. It lqsted 13 years.

Liberty275 4 years, 9 months ago

A working 1970s Sansui receiver for $25. They are close to $300 on ebay.

riverdrifter 4 years, 9 months ago

A Van Briggle Indianhead vase, ca. 1930. Bought it for $10 at a yard sale in Ottawa a few years ago. These are going for around $400 now. Like it too much to sell!

Frederic Gutknecht IV 4 years, 9 months ago

a customized,vintage Schwinn 3-speed trike - $3

Sheryl Wiggins 4 years, 9 months ago

A 22.5" Weber Grill, never used, got it for $5

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