Yesterday I decided to venture out on my own to some nearby sales. The first sale I went to was in Dearborn, and was pretty uneventful, except for the Hitler parade photo I uncovered. Looks like I can sell the picture on ebay after all, but with some stipulations. I can say “WWII” and “Germany” and “Hilter” but I definitely cannot say “Nazi.” I may also have to blur out the swastika in the photo. In addition to ebay restrictions, I am having my own moral dilemma with this one…similar (but arguably worse) than our contemplation of selling “bulge photos” online. Not sure if I want to be that person making money off of Hitler pics…
Anyway, the second sale I visited was in Inkster. I knew right away that this sale was going to be weird and gross.
Yeah, that is a real dried out wasp nest that they were selling for $30. The man running the sale tried convincing me that I could easily resell this wasp nest for $100 on ebay. I told him that I wouldn’t have any idea how to ship it, and his reply was, “Well, in a box I suppose.” Yeah no kidding, but, 1. this will break and 2. what do I say when the post office man asks if I am shipping anything potentially hazardous?
P.S. Imagine the look on my husband’s face should I walk in the door with a GIANT WASP NEST.
The house was clearly a hoarder, but one with some sense of organization. Here is the living room:
Lots of animal statues, but also lots of oversized silverware decorations:
Too big? How about this size:
The last thing I will mention about this sale is the garage. It was packed with a lot of dirty and broken things, but in the back was this table full of old McDonald’s toys. We mentioned before that McDonald’s toys are pretty much valueless, even if they are unopened. The toys at this sale though were all opened and all real dirty. I almost died when I saw that they wanted 75 cents EACH for these!!! Unreal. These were suitable for one of two things: a “free box” or a garbage can.
I did buy one cool thing at this sale, but it will be featured soon in its own entry. And for the record, it is a sexy item, so I can no longer blame Sarah for all of our racy entries.