The conditions on Thursday were PERFECT for a flea market. Temps in the 70's, no wind, low humidity- and dry grass to walk on.
When I drove by the fields to the parking area and saw big trailers and lots of scattered piles of rusty junk, I was excited.
Piles of junk might not be picturesque, but for a junker they usually mean there's digging ahead, and the possibility of treasures to be found.
I didn't buy any pedal cars, roof vents or bikes.
This date tin from Sniff Gardens in Indio, California made me smile.
I swooned over this pink satin hat with velvet flowers, but its price ($22),made beyond my hat budget. A lot of things were priced over my budget for resale, but with some digging, I managed to bring home a good size box of treasures.
I love this pair of heavy duty ornate brass candleholders. The celluloid box in front of them has the sweetest roses scattered around it.
Look at the details of this 1920's graduation picture.
I love her dress, her watch, her pretty floral waist corsage and those shoes! Oh, those shoes with their double button closure.
I don't usually buy single pictures, I'm more of a "buy a box lot" kind of girl, but the details on this one made me have to take it home.
Old office portfolio, filigree frames and a box filled with...
...wooden spools with the labels still on them!
This celluloid box isn't pretty like most, but it's unusual. I don't think I've ever seen one with a buck and the celluloid is molded to look a like a faux wood finish.
Vintage tins- a combination of typewriter ribbon tins and make up tins.
These deco style typewriter tins are my favorites.
I might actually have brought home more stuff to resell if I'd stayed in town and gone to estate sales, but sometimes it's just nice to hit the open road because you just don't know what you might find.