Estate Sale Voyeur

This is a great story of why we love vintage!

Silver Hound Studio

I enjoy estate sales but I have always had mixed feelings about them. On the one hand they can be a great place to find vintage and antiques, household items, tools, books etc., but they are also bittersweet.  For me it is a small glimpse into a life that has passed.  It is so much more intimate and personal when you are walking through someone’s home and seeing the life they made for themselves; looking at all the little finds, treasures and daily objects they collected, enjoyed and used throughout their lives.  Nowhere is the history of a vintage object more poignant than in an estate sale.

The little treasures I have found at estate sales always have a more personal feel than something from an antique store or flea market particularly if I knew the owner.  I live in an older part of town with an older demographic so in the past…

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