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Thrifting Thursday 1/17/19 Tins, Cases & Pensacola!

Hello Friends,
 For today’s first thrift shop entry of 2019 I would like to tell you about my January finds so far. First up was a recent trip to Goodwill. Not only did I find a few nice tins, including an uncommon purple, I also scored a mint condition scientific specimen box.


Are you wondering why I might want this? Well, I have recently been thinking I need to upgrade to a closed box for displaying more expensive items at shows. Unfortunately, even at art shows there are shoplifters. I think having this a closed case option will be handy and at $3.99 it's an inexpensive way to begin.


Moving on... Last week I accompanied my husband to a Navy conference in Pensacola, FL. While he was busy in meetings on Monday, I took the opportunity to scout out some 'new to me' charity shops. I went in trying hard to be discerning - I have quite a collection now and really only want the most unique, vintage or interesting ones I can find.

The heart tin has already inspired a small coll…

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