Ever find a real Rembrandt at Goodwill? My lucky week!

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  1. DisMN

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    Yep. I found a real signed Rembrandt at Goodwill this week. I paid less than $4 for it but didn't honestly know what it was until I got home and researched it.


    OK ok ok so it's not a painting but it IS a very large signed Rembrandt metal mesh art deco design lamp shade.
    It's one of the biggest shades the company made and it's beautiful. I do admit however to never having seen a metal mesh lamp shade before and really didn't know they existed.

    Going to be fun to find out what I'll be able to actually get for it when I resell it! ::yes::

    Did anyone else find good stuff recently at their local thrift shop?
     
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  3. SandrA9810

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    The thrift stores have been rather disappointing lately. I cant wait to see what they end up with after the holidays.

    Sounds like you got an awesome deal.
     
  4. Happy 2 B Me

    Happy 2 B Me I have ears --just not Disney Ears.

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    What was the shade used on? Candles, some sort of fire lighting?. Just wondering.


     
  5. DawnM

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    Awesome! Congrats! :)
     
  7. DisMN

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    That is exactly what this is! Very similar pattern too. What's fun about seeing them on eBay is I know that the prices/values trend quite low...people sometimes nearly give away their stuff! Selling it outright should double/triple/quad or more the eBay price.

    Oh and thankyou for finding that pic. I've found about 20 so far online but that was a new one!
     
  8. torinsmom

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    I got a pair of Dansko clogs in my size for $6 this past weekend. Same pair that sells for $120 retail. That's the best deal I have ever gotten.
     
  9. DisMN

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    Holy cow yeah you done good!
     
  10. GoldenAfternoon

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    I found a brand new North Face flight series jacket at my local thrift shop today. I paid $7.50 for it :cool1:
     
  11. DawnM

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    Well, don't get your hopes up too much.

     
  12. DisMN

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    LOL Party pooper!

    Not sure what high hopes would be I guess but having had the experience of buying something for less than a dollar just to turn around and auction it off for $1200 is kinda fun...

    Having picked this thing up for less than $5 almost any price I get will be lovely! At this point I'm anticipating being able to get anywhere from $500-$2000 for it but hope I can get a bit closer to a final ballpark price after a bit more research.

    Anyone else find valuable items lately?
     

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