A hat is a hat, is a hat….or is it? When you first think of a hat, it’s simple. It sits on your head. But try selling a hat and all of a sudden words like cute ladies wool hat does not really work very well. The reason is, the buyers of these vintage hats know their stuff and they use particular keywords when searching for just the right hat.
So, especially when first starting out, a cheat sheet is definitely in order.
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Every year I stuff the stockings hanging on the fireplace with the same stuff. You know, candy, Santa chocolate, an orange, trinkets, things, and stuff. I so often get tired of really having no options for stocking stuffer gifts unless I take an inordinate amount of time to search. This got me to thinking…
Maybe Junkbox Treasures should be offering stocking stuffers for our clients. Small items, all under $12 or so with most being $5, that were unique and vintage and fun. Things like a small brass abacus or a vintage perfume atomizer or a miniature Princess Phone keychain. Would that be something of interest?
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It seems that this election lasted longer than any other election in history. I’m not sure if that is because the public was completely bombarded by both camps along with the media or if this has become the new “norm” for election campaigns. Either way, I’m thrilled that as of today we can be done.
Let me first thank everyone for voting. Regardless of party or preferences it is an important part of being uniquely American. It is right and a duty.
Interestingly enough, campaigns have not changed much. It is just because of modern communications that we hear so much. Take the election of 1800, between Thomas Jefferson and John Adams. It is sometimes referred to as the Revolution of 1800.
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I have not been to an auction in years. Quite honestly, there has been no need to. Not that there is now but Mark and I thought we should get back into it and test the waters. After all, you can get some really good deals. You can also get yourself into a lot of trouble.
That being said…
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