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Thursday, July 3, 2008

Back From Canton...

Today I braved the heat and headed out to First Monday Trades days in Canton. I was on the lookout for unusual and small items for my booth. I think I did pretty well, and it even required a trip to the ATM machine, as I was running out of cash.
Here's my haul (most of these items are for sale, so feel free to inquire)


Let's break it down, a Giant letter V, and some sort of horn, and
old carriage wheels

Letterpress letters

Store signs, Love these.

Flash Cards

Little number thingies

A clock of course, I can't leave Canton without a clock, unusual license plate
Small sap or sugar mold buckets, a metal hand pointing

Insulators (i have a project in mind for these)

Brass number rings, These are big about 3" long

Register Flags (not purchased in Canton, but in my mail box when I got home)
and some Hot cold water faucets


Look what Margaret and Lilly from The Veranda

Gave me, knowing my love of clocks.
I liked this booklet I bought 4 more.


Now for some sights and sounds. These are things I didn't buy, but thought they looked cool.



And no, that's not the price of Gas in Texas ( I wish)

It was very hot, and I was really beat down when I got home, but it was worth it.
Hope you have a great 4th.
Margo

10 comments:

Wendy said...

Great finds! I Love those letterpress letters! I might be interested in purchasing some of them! Thanks!

Garden Antqs Vintage said...

Margo, looks like you found some neat things. You are so right, it was HOT in Canton, we didn't stay long, we left before noon. Happy 4th, T

Vanessa said...

Such fun finds! I can't wait to go to Canton some day. I need to start saving my pennies!

I shouldn't even ask, but are you selling the huge letter V? How much would it be including shipping to AR? Just curious.

TinaTx said...

I can't believe you went to Canton in this heat! You are more of a woman than I am! LOL
Looks like you got some great stuff - wish that big V was a big Z!
Have a great 4th!

Wendy said...

Thanks! I sent you an email!!

Joy Zaczyk said...

O.K. I love EVERYTHING in this post? How much to ship the whole kit and kaboodle to me? lol

Vee ~ A Haven for Vee said...

Today I shopped at a flea market and tried to think like you. I couldn't. ;D

Carol said...

He margo! LOVE your Canton finds. I need to get back down there soon. Been a few yrs since I visited there. If Vanessa didn't purchase your giant letter "V", I might be interested in it.
THANKS!
Carol in OK

Lori @ Katies Rose Cottage said...

Ohhh Margo !! I was in California so I didn't go ~ I don't like going on the weekends so if I can't go during the week, I won't ~ it looks like you found some fun things ~
xoxo,
Lori

lovesoldstuff said...

Great stuff! I love the metal pointing hand. I'll send you and email. Thanks!

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