Wednesday, September 25, 2013

Mostly Ready for the October Sale at Second Hand Rose

I have been putting off getting ready for the October 4 day sale at Second Hand Rose.  And at the same time I have been putting off getting ready for the State Fair Antiques Show this weekend.  Instead I have attended two auctions and went picking one day.  Well those chickens have now come home to roost and I have two days to get ready.  Today was SHR time.  Tomorrow is packing the trailer for the State Fair Show time.
 I sanded and painted and stained and poly'd
this work bench this morning.
I think that it looks great.
A "Pheasants Forever" live edge cribbage table.
This metal leg work table used to have
a furriers sewing machine attached.
Sanded. stained, poly'd top and the legs
were ground with a wire
brush and ploy'd.
Three 1960's glass and metal occasional tables.
A real antique kitchen cupboard.

Slab table with horse hame legs and
horseshoe feet.

I still have to smear the space with smalls and price most of the items but I am 80% ready for the October sale.

Mr. Flannery

Friday, September 13, 2013

Picking for the Fair Grounds Show

I am going to do the Antique Show at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand at the end of the month.  We have picked up our picking pace to make sure that we have lots of good stuff for the Antique Show at the end of September.  I have started to set things out for packing into my trailer.  Here are some items that should be making the trip.
 A great cast iron urn filled with shoe last parts.

 Cast metal pieces from an old National Cash
Register, wire locker baskets and a light
from an old snow plow.

Cut off cream can which will make a great urn
atop an IH tractor cowling.

This porcelain sign is from a 1950's Standard Oil service station.

Porcelain enamel light fixture.

Homemade Christmas candles from about 1948.

I have a pair of these shades.

New old stock chicken feeders.  I've never
seen them in anything other than
galvanized gray or rust.

NOS covered cans, I have six.

Three NOS shotgun milk cans.

8 NOS milk pails.

The old bell from outside of the Taconite, Minnesota elementary school.
I'm still cleaning and sorting so there will be many more items for the show.
Mr. Flannery