Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Auction Fun in December

When I was at 1515 for the Holidays I was able to go
to the weekly auction with my friend.
We love to go and spend the entire evening.
We stay till the end when tables go for $1.

Here are the vintage items I picked up for a
total of $14!

My favorite find of the night

Two Pyrex bowls with lids in mint condition
One is yellow and one is print and in red and yellow...great for the kitchen at 1515
The pattern is "Friendship" and I paid $6 for the both of them.

I was really happy with this vintage celery dish

Perfect for Christmas since the design is holly berries
this cost me $1. No one else bid on it?

Some knifes never used in the box
In the box was also a cast iron little truck I gave to my
brother for Christmas.

Then in a box she opened my friend found these and could
not wait to tell me to bid on them.
All the little angel bells say Merry Christmas in another language,
this is the French one.
I got the entire box for $1,

Then to round out things.....
A Plat book of Edgar County IL
I love genealogy and was thrilled to pick this up for $5.
My cousin and I have been trying to figure out where
my GGGGrandmothers farm was.
We were able to find it on the plat map,
so very happy!

So much fun for so little money.
Great people watching...seems the
things I think are garbage sells and
the things I like go fairly cheap...thank goodness!

I only get to go about 4 times a year since it is on
a Tuesday night.
Can't wait to go again.

Joining VTT


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35 comments:

Olive Cooper said...

Ann, it is wonderful you have a December auction and these were a fab price. The celery dish is my favorite but the platt is great for your family history too. olive

Cheryl said...

I love me a good auction!! Some nice things for the right price!! Love the angel bells and the atlas!!

Take care.
Cheryl

Jacqueline~Cabin and Cottage said...

I just caught up with your vintage Christmas, Ann. I love all your collections and family photos. Seems it was the best of times and then the worst of times. Sorry your hubby got sick! but looks like you are catching up with some fun. Your choir angels are darling! Thanks for all your visits! I hope you have a wonderful New Year!

nannykim said...

love the old Pyrex dishes!

Happy Cottage Quilter said...

What a great auction. Love the Pyrex dishes!

Jocelyn @
http://justalittlesouthernhospitality.blogspot.com

SixBalloons said...

Wow, it is hard to find those Pyrex Friendship lids in good condition - congrats on the auction wins!

mississippi artist said...

You got some great deals-love the celery dish and the angels. What was wrong with those people!

Vintage Gal said...

Wonderful deals and certainly lovely treasures. Love the pyrex bowls. I have a couple and I love using them. The little Christmas Angel Bells are adorable ;-)

Rebecca said...

Great stuff!!!!! Wish I liked auctions, they make me so nervous and sometimes people get mean at them, so I don't like to go. Sounds like you have a great time though.

Martha said...

What great finds -- love those vintage Christmas girls! Can't believe that you only paid $14 for ALL of that! Good job!

~~Carol~~ said...

More evidence that I reeeally need to go to an auction some time! LOVE all of your finds, especially the angels and the fantastic Pyrex!
Wishing you health, happiness and prosperity in 2012!

Richard Cottrell said...

Looks like you had fun. Hope you are enjoying the Holidays and have a great New Year. Richard and Sissy Dog Kisses.

Queenie said...

That is wonderful that you found that Atlas Ann...now you can find out more about that location of the farm...it was meant to be yours for sure :)
Love the celery dish...I know you and your friend had a big time at the Decemeber Auction...hope you have a very Happy New Year!
Big hugs,
Queenie

FABBY'S LIVING said...

Wish there was somthing like this around here! You found such lovely things, wow! I specially love the celery dish, the angel bells, the pirex dishes and everything was at the right price, like a new Christmas gift. Hope your hubby is feeling better and you can start to have fun. Thanks for your sweet and generous visit to me and I wish a wonderful New Year filled with good health and happiness.
FABBY

Antiques And Teacups said...

Looks like a great day! Love the Pyrex and especially love the holly platter and the ornaments!
Ruth

~Becca~Bluebird Rose said...

I collect those little Christmas bells too; though the ones I find are generally angels.
The ones you found are adorable, and what a deal!
:)
~Becca~

Pam said...

Looks like you made out. I love that celery dish. I'm always amazed at the stuff other people pass over and I am all excited about!

C'est moi Claudette said...

Was that little French angel you should just for me to see? I've seen some of those sweet angels around here too. I'm just not into red anymore ; (
I'm a pinky now ; )
Loved chatting with you late last night. Your life is one big merry-go-round. You rock.
Love You
Love Me
xoxoxoxo

Joy@aVintageGreen said...

Love your little Angel bells, very vintage. Thanks for your kind comments on my Christmas Dinner post.

LV said...

Looks like you had a very profitable day as well as fun.I have never been to an auction.

Sally Annie Magundy said...

Love this post, what a bunch of great stuff you came home with. Wowie!

Happy New Year!

Shelia said...

Woo Hoo for Annie Pooh! I couldn't help myself! You found some wonderful things. I've never seen that cute Pyrex pattern before and i love it. The little angels are darliing! The celery dish is gorgeous! So glad you were able to end your search for your relatives farm. What a find!
I want to wish you a Happy New Year.
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Paulette said...

I am so jealous of all the items, especially the angels. I just love auctions. ♥

Amy said...

Serious score! I have never been to an auction but hear they are good fun. Love all your finds.

Coloradolady said...

I wish we had auctions here, but I have never been. I love all your goodies! the Pyrex is amazing....so pretty!! Happy VTT!

Debbie said...

I had the friendship pattern when I was first married....many years ago!
The celery dish is gorgeous!!!!
What fun for you, Ann.
xxxooo

Lynn said...

Ann, I have never been to an auction like this but it sounds like so much fun. The pyrex bowls, the little angels bring back warm memories as my mother had both. Her angels just had French wording but those adorable little faces and outfit were the very same ones. Such a delightful time for such a little bit of money and so much enjoyment. On our retirement budget I would love to find an auction like this. Happy New Year and may 2012 bless you abundantly. Thank you for stopping by to vist my blog so often. Blessings, Lynn

Liz said...

Old maps look interesting! Love the pyrex too.
Liz @ Shortbread & Ginger

Diann said...

It looks like you not only had a fun day but, found some wonderful thrifty treasures! I agree, auctions can be such a fun people watching day! Thank you for being part of TTF and I hope you and your family have a very blessed 2012!

Tallulah's Antique Closet said...

Hello Ann, I like to wish you and your family a Happy New Year also. And Thank You for mentioning the two of us on your visit this morning. I wish the world was filled with more people like you. Thank You so much.....Julian

GardenofDaisies said...

What wonderful finds! I really love the sweet little angel bells. Best wishes for a very Happy New Year!

Mom Taxi Julie said...

Oh I want to go, what fun stuff :)

Honey at 2805 said...

What fabulous finds, Ann!

AThank you for for sharing at Potpourri Friday. I wish you a healthy, prosperous and sparkling New Year!

Diann said...

Hi Ann! I'm back to let you know that I am featuring this post in this week's TTF Linky Party! Post will be up tomorrow at 4:00. Hope to see you there!

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