Category Archives: Treasure Lessons

A Power Tool for your Toolbox….

If you’re like me, you love to find out what  is currently selling best  in your niche. One great site to visit for this information is Whatsellsbest.com.  It has up to the minute information on the top selling items in … Continue reading

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10 Million? 10 Thousand? 10 cents?

If you stay in the business long enough, at some point you are going to pick up something whose value is a big question mark. You Google, research, ask….to no avail. There is a website now that could possibly help you … Continue reading

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It’s “Ask a Question Day”!

Have a burning question about reselling? A vintage item? Shipping? Or anything else related to the “biz”? Ask away!  I’ll be glad to answer anything I can and would like to encourage any readers to help answer as well. All … Continue reading

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Treasure Lesson #18: Get me out of here!!!!

Okay. So the temperature is in the single digits, there’s ice on the road,  and its going to take a half an hour just to warm up the car. BUT YOU ARE JONESING TO GO OUT AND TREASURE HUNT!!!!! What … Continue reading

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Treasure Lesson #17: Everybody limbo!!!

In the last week, I have found 3 yearbooks, a set of collectible trolls, and some collectible children’s books on bottom shelves and under tables. A lot of treasures are just waiting for someone with good knees and balance to … Continue reading

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Treasure Lesson #16: A must know!

I woke up with a headache this morning and couldn’t get my “writin’ mind” going…when lo’ and behold….a GREAT post by a great blogger came along…. Find out the BEST DAYS to visit at a thrift store from the blog … Continue reading

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Treasure Lesson #15: “Check-in” Jackpots

Never underestimate the value of a “check-in”. Today, my son and I went out in the late afternoon to run to the post office. I had been wrapping/boxing/packaging all day and needed to go on this seemingly endless errand.  On … Continue reading

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Treasure Lesson #13: Yearbooks..a classy find.

Yearbooks can be an excellent item to resell. People attending/organizing reunions, alumni who never purchased one, or a person doing some family genealogy are some reasons why people buy yearbooks. And they don’t have to be old either. I have … Continue reading

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Treasure Lesson #12: I see a pattern here…..

Remember when you were little and decided to throw the bathroom rug over your shoulders, draw some eyeliner dots all over your face, and put your hair into a million ponytails and go as a space alien for Halloween? Yeah..probably … Continue reading

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Treasure Lesson #11: Valuable Postcards:Wish you were here!

Postcards can be very valuable. At one point, postcards were virtually one of the very few ways that people would get to see pictures of places & events from around the world. What kinds of postcards are valuable? 1) Real … Continue reading

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