They’re cheap. They help the environment. And they might just make your eyebrows jump into your hairline. That’s right, folks, I’m talking about all the weird secondhand finds that people uncover in thrift stores. And garage sales. Not to mention in strange shops (there one day, gone the next) with mysterious and eccentric owners who offer you items that will make all your dreams come true for free (all you need to do is sign a simple contract). [Cue goatee twirling and totally-not-suspicious laughter.]

The Weird Secondhand Finds That Just Need To Be Shared Facebook group is a seemingly endless well of eccentric oddities, and we’ve collected some of their newest and most intriguing finds. Scroll down, have a good chuckle, and upvote your faves.

When you’re done feasting your eyes and your curiosity on this list, make sure you check out Bored Panda’s previous articles about the awesome community right here, here, and here for some delicious visual desert. Oh, and let us know about the most peculiar secondhand things you’ve ever found in the comments.

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#1

I Did Not Need A Cookie Jar But There Was No Walking Away From This Silly Gal. A Good Friend Recommended I Make Her A Tutu, So I Did, Of Course. Now The Hippo Has A Name - Stella - And Has Taken Over The House

I Did Not Need A Cookie Jar But There Was No Walking Away From This Silly Gal. A Good Friend Recommended I Make Her A Tutu, So I Did, Of Course. Now The Hippo Has A Name - Stella - And Has Taken Over The House

Jennifer Kingman Report

Diana Eriksson
Community Member
2 months ago

I want a Stella so badly, She's absolutely fabulous and knows it!

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#2

I Am An Animator And In 1987 I Animated Super Mario Brothers 3 And Well... Then This Happened Today!

I Am An Animator And In 1987 I Animated Super Mario Brothers 3 And Well... Then This Happened Today!

Rivka Schaffner Report

Kaisu
Community Member
2 months ago

She can totally pull it off!

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#3

I Found This Little Birb Thimble At An Antique Store In Gatlinburg And Fell In Love. Now I Just Walk Around With It On My Finger And Peck At People Because I’m Clearly An Adult That Has Their Priorities Straight

I Found This Little Birb Thimble At An Antique Store In Gatlinburg And Fell In Love. Now I Just Walk Around With It On My Finger And Peck At People Because I’m Clearly An Adult That Has Their Priorities Straight

Kelli Dunn Report

Francis
Community Member
2 months ago

12/10 would also peck random people with it :D

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"Getting your quirky items through secondhand shopping is a much more sustainable and harmless pastime than shopping new on the internet for a whole host of reasons," Alden Wicker, a sustainable lifestyle blogger and fashion expert, told Bored Panda.

"You're keeping something out of the landfill, you're reducing the climate impact that comes from producing and shipping products, and if you're shopping locally, you're circulating your dollars in your local economy instead of supporting a far-away factory that is potentially a sweatshop," she pointed out.

"I think secondhand is great! The problem is that it takes a little more work and creativity, and people increasingly don't want to leave their computers and do the digging and face-to-face interaction it requires.”

#4

Duckie Mirror Absolutely Came Home With Me

Duckie Mirror Absolutely Came Home With Me

WeirdSecondhandFinds Report

Celeste Grant
Community Member
2 months ago

That would have come home with me too. So quirky!

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#5

While Cleaning Out A Old Farmhouse My Girlfriend And I Found A Trunk Full Of Early 1900's Clothing. This Dress Was On The Bottom And In The Best Shape

While Cleaning Out A Old Farmhouse My Girlfriend And I Found A Trunk Full Of Early 1900's Clothing. This Dress Was On The Bottom And In The Best Shape

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TUBLOVER3
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks terrific on you !

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#6

Last Weekend, As I'm Going Into This Antique Store On A Whim, I Jokingly Tell Myself "Maybe There's A Lenox Spice Village In Here Just Waiting For Me To Take It Home."

Last Weekend, As I'm Going Into This Antique Store On A Whim, I Jokingly Tell Myself "Maybe There's A Lenox Spice Village In Here Just Waiting For Me To Take It Home."

I explore about 3/4 of the store and look over at a junky shelf of stuff while squeezing past it and ***squeeeeeal*** I spot adorable little ceramic houses thinking "COULD THIS BE IT?"

IT WAS A SPICE VILLAGE, complete with the original paperwork and shelf!!! I immediately run to get a hand basket and gingerly place all the houses inside and sprint to the checkout counter to purchase my FAVORITE antique store purchase EVER!!

It ended up having one jar missing, but I found it on Etsy and snatched it up so fast!

Also, I only have one tiny wall in my tiny kitchen, and would you believe this beauty fits perfectly on it?!?!?

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Guinny
Community Member
2 months ago

Cute!

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We’ve previously written extensively about the benefits of secondhand shopping. You save cash. You help Planet Earth because you’re reducing the number of new goods that need to be manufactured and transported across the world. You strengthen the ties between yourself and other community members. All of that seems obvious enough. But!

And there is a big “but!” As obvious as it might seem, the benefits of living with ecological responsibility on our minds may not have the huge impact that we crave. At least, according to Wicker's interpretations of the flaws in our conscious consumerism strategies. (Note that this isn’t meant to discourage you, our ecologically conscious Pandas; this is just to widen your perspectives by asking the tough questions.)

Wicker writes on Quartz that “small steps taken by thoughtful consumers—to recycle, to eat locally, to buy a blouse made of organic cotton instead of polyester—will not change the world.

“Making a series of small, ethical purchasing decisions while ignoring the structural incentives for companies’ unsustainable business models won’t change the world as quickly as we want,” Wicker points out. “It just makes us feel better about ourselves.”

“We pat ourselves on the back for making decisions that hush our social guilt instead of placing that same effort in actions that enact real environmental change. On its face, conscious consumerism is a morally righteous, bold movement,” Wicker continues.

“But it’s actually taking away our power as citizens. It drains our bank accounts and our political will, diverts our attention away from the true powerbrokers, and focuses our energy instead on petty corporate scandals and fights over the moral superiority of vegans,” she writes.

#7

I Asked The Price. The Man Said $20. I Was Shocked. I Thought He Meant $120. He Told Me He’d Gladly Accept More, So I Threw The $20 At Him And Ran. No Joke, I Literally Ran Away With This Beauty Like I Stole It

I Asked The Price. The Man Said $20. I Was Shocked. I Thought He Meant $120. He Told Me He’d Gladly Accept More, So I Threw The $20 At Him And Ran. No Joke, I Literally Ran Away With This Beauty Like I Stole It

Tommie Taylor Alexander Report

What does a Foxxy say?
Community Member
2 months ago

$20 is an extremely good price for that beauty, bargain.

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#8

Found This Amazing "Phrenology Cat". Immediately Fell In Love And Knew He Had To Come Home And Be Part Of My Eclectic Mix In My Art Studio!

Found This Amazing "Phrenology Cat". Immediately Fell In Love And Knew He Had To Come Home And Be Part Of My Eclectic Mix In My Art Studio!

WeirdSecondhandFinds Report

Randomcthulu
Community Member
2 months ago

I would love to have one of these

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#9

Got This Unusual Lightbulb As Bonus To A $5 Lamp At Value Village In Fairbanks

Got This Unusual Lightbulb As Bonus To A $5 Lamp At Value Village In Fairbanks

Sarah Olga Thomas Report

GoGo Paredes
Community Member
2 months ago

Aerolux. Cool vintage find

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“So if you really care about the environment, climb on out of your upcycled wooden chair and get yourself to a town hall meeting. If there’s one silver lining to the environmental crisis facing us, it’s that we now understand exactly the kind of work we need to do to save the planet—and it doesn’t involve a credit card.”

Which makes our battle to save the environment even harder than it first appeared. But no worries, buying things secondhand can certainly be a part of the solution (even if it’s not the entire solution).

#10

Found At Savers In Wisconsin, You Bet Your Ass I Bought It. Also Promptly Put It On My Cat

Found At Savers In Wisconsin, You Bet Your Ass I Bought It. Also Promptly Put It On My Cat

Heidi Odden Report

Guinny
Community Member
2 months ago

AAAAAWWWWW cuteness overload!!!

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#11

We Have A Grumpy Kitten That My Son Named Gracie. We Found This Little 4 Poster Blue Velvet Bed For Our Princess At A Store In Collingwood Ontario For A Great Marked Down Price From Its Original Cost. Needless To Say, Our Grumpy Gracie Loves Her New Bed. She Is Ameowsed With It

We Have A Grumpy Kitten That My Son Named Gracie. We Found This Little 4 Poster Blue Velvet Bed For Our Princess At A Store In Collingwood Ontario For A Great Marked Down Price From Its Original Cost. Needless To Say, Our Grumpy Gracie Loves Her New Bed. She Is Ameowsed With It

Melinda Mimi Cousto Report

Guinny
Community Member
2 months ago

Queen of the house

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#12

Regret Not Buying This

Regret Not Buying This

Yadira Castillo Report

Kristi S.
Community Member
2 months ago

Priceless 🤣

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#13

I Am One Of The Many Hundreds Of People Who Have Lost Their Homes In The Australian Bushfires

I Am One Of The Many Hundreds Of People Who Have Lost Their Homes In The Australian Bushfires

 I went out for the first time to see it all yesterday - because it was a firestorm more than a bushfire everything is incinerated opposed to burnt - except pottery things. They are smashed and destroyed BUT i found my little house hippo amongst the ruins and brought her back to where we are staying

Norah Yess Report

Anna McHugh
Community Member
2 months ago

That's fantastic! What a shitty awful thing to have happen to you - but you got your hippo and heaps of people thinking good thoughts for you :)

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#14

As I Walked Through The Aisles On My Weekly Hunt, I Was Expecting Nothing. I Turned The Corner, & There It Was. I Saw The Eyes Staring Back At Me, As If To Say, "Why Am I Here? " As I Pulled It Off The Rack, & Caressed The Cotton/ Spandex Blend, I Whispered Back, "I Don't Know... But You're Safe Now

As I Walked Through The Aisles On My Weekly Hunt, I Was Expecting Nothing. I Turned The Corner, & There It Was. I Saw The Eyes Staring Back At Me, As If To Say, "Why Am I Here? " As I Pulled It Off The Rack, & Caressed The Cotton/ Spandex Blend, I Whispered Back, "I Don't Know... But You're Safe Now

Katie Rodriguez Report

Cold Contagious
Community Member
2 months ago

So pawsome!

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#15

Went To Thrift For Dresses, Came Home With A Mini Cast Iron Stove

Went To Thrift For Dresses, Came Home With A Mini Cast Iron Stove

WeirdSecondhandFinds Report

TUBLOVER3
Community Member
2 months ago

Love it!

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#16

I Found A Chaise Lounge At Good Will For My Cat! She Almost Fits

I Found A Chaise Lounge At Good Will For My Cat! She Almost Fits

Kelly Classen Report

Guinny
Community Member
2 months ago

if it fits i sits

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#17

Some Good Advice Found At The Goodwill In Port Orchard, Wa

Some Good Advice Found At The Goodwill In Port Orchard, Wa

Claire Gowdy Report

Kirsten Kerkhof
Community Member
2 months ago

Someone should've told my grandma who passed away at 99. But then again, I never found anyone who had the guts to tell my gran how to live her life ...

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#18

Y'all, I Am About To Go Full On Dolores Umbridge In My Living Room! Found At Goodwill In Ne Ohio

Y'all, I Am About To Go Full On Dolores Umbridge In My Living Room! Found At Goodwill In Ne Ohio

Randi Wheeler Report

TUBLOVER3
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh noooo!

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#19

My 100% Thrifted Push Pinned Tape Wall. I Collected Just Over 4,000 Cassette Tapes To Put This Wall Up In My Studio For My Grand Opening

My 100% Thrifted Push Pinned Tape Wall. I Collected Just Over 4,000 Cassette Tapes To Put This Wall Up In My Studio For My Grand Opening

I am unsure of where I came up with the idea, but I had it in my head since the beginning and it was paramount to me that it be up for my opening. After reno’ing for three months it came down to the wire and we started the wall at 11:00am, pushing in every thumbtack. It started with 4 of us, 2 survived awhile, then my husband said “F this noise” at 1:00am and took our 3 year old home. At 2:30am ish I fell asleep briefly in a pile of my own blood, sweat, tears and broken thumb tacks. I severely damaged my nails, and I looked like something out of a zombie flick once 10am rolled around for my opening. But it was fn glorious. I woke up after the brief nap, got up the last 17 tapes, ripped the paper off the windows and the people lined up outside lost their damn minds. I’ll never forgot it. This tape wall went on to be in a few movies, people stop to check it out, and the locals who started to call me “the cassette chick” come in to view the wall and see if any of their old mix tapes are on the wall. One person did find one, with his full name on it and showed me his drivers license to prove it. I asked him if he wanted it back and he said, “no, it’s perfect just where it is, I’ll come visit it often.” And he does, with friends. Heartwarming. This wall has become a part of my soul and I just wanted to share it with you all cuz I knew you’d appreciate it. These are what my dreams were made of as a kid and I’m so grateful I’ve been able to make some of my dreams happen and so many others have enjoyed them and been inspired! Chilliwack, BC, Canada Tapes all sourced locally in Chilliwack. Cleared every single thrift store out. It cost me a fortune but luckily, most of the thrifts out here are for charity, so that in itself is pretty rad. With the extras we went on to make tables and chairs and all sorts of weird ish lol

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Diana Eriksson
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Wow, that's really cool!

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#20

I’m A Boudoir Photographer In Indiana And I Made The 4 Hour Drive For These Beauties

I’m A Boudoir Photographer In Indiana And I Made The 4 Hour Drive For These Beauties

MacKenzie Bates Report

N G
Community Member
2 months ago

Donald was having a yard sale?

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#21

Socks I Found At Goodwill, It’s Literally My Dog!! Who Gets Rid Of Socks They Put Their Dog On? Such An Amazing Find! A Whole 3.99

Socks I Found At Goodwill, It’s Literally My Dog!! Who Gets Rid Of Socks They Put Their Dog On? Such An Amazing Find! A Whole 3.99

Ryleigh Roden Report

glowworm2
Community Member
2 months ago

The dog's ears even match!

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#22

This Was And Is My Favorite 2nd Hand Find

 This Was And Is My Favorite 2nd Hand Find

It is a solid Sterling Silver articulated dragon ring. I found it a few years ago at a furniture consignment store (of all places?!?!). I had wanted a ring like this for 10+ years and the 2nd hand Gods decided I was worthy. Now I have armor, fashion AND a weapon all in one cool glorious piece!

Kelly Rodgers Report

Night Owl
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

To better and more elegantly flip people off :D

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#23

Told My Kids I Wasn’t Buying Them Anything Today, But Then My Boy Found This Homemade Mask The Was Assembled And Painted From Various Parts And Painted. For $4 I Folded

Told My Kids I Wasn’t Buying Them Anything Today, But Then My Boy Found This Homemade Mask The Was Assembled And Painted From Various Parts And Painted. For $4 I Folded

Kevin Sosbe Report

TUBLOVER3
Community Member
2 months ago

That's wonderful !!

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#24

Look At This Crazy Purse I Found At Goodwill Brand New For 5 Bucks! It's Bendy And Reflective!

Look At This Crazy Purse I Found At Goodwill Brand New For 5 Bucks! It's Bendy And Reflective!

Heather HC Report

ToGo
Community Member
2 months ago

Oooh I have one! Great find! I didn't realise when I bought it but they're knock offs of the Issey Miyake Bao Bao bags which cost around 500-1000£.

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#25

Sometimes You Just Know A Good Thing When You See It

Sometimes You Just Know A Good Thing When You See It

I work for my local theatre community as a costumer, and in the midst of purging the 1800’s section of the costume department this dress appeared as a torn, stained mess on a hanger. The ribbon on the bodice was falling off, there was a sizeable hole in the back and the skirt had a few tears in the chiffon. It was thrown in the garbage pile, and I am so thankful that I pulled it out.

It still needs to be dyed to cover the stains (there’s dark green splotches all around the hem) but it only took a few hours to tack the ribbon back on and to repair the holes. Once garbage, it is now one of my favourite dresses in my personal collection. Absolutely worth the work!!

Hanna Ellis Report

What does a Foxxy say?
Community Member
2 months ago

Beautiful photo, definitely made it work and certainly a little risque for that era, showing a bit of shoulder. Reow

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#26

I Found This Beautiful Unicorn Braclet At A Thrift Store. I Love It Everyone Else Thinks Its Ugly

I Found This Beautiful Unicorn Braclet At A Thrift Store. I Love It Everyone Else Thinks Its Ugly

When I brought it home with me I did some research (with the help of google lense) and discovered that it seems to be from the late 70's early 80's and it is called a cloisonne braclet. This information made me love it even more!! There seems to be one in blue too so now I'll forever be on the hunt to find it.

WeirdSecondhandFinds Report

Kaisu
Community Member
2 months ago

Ugly? I think it looks gorgeous and I'm jealous!

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#27

Y’all Wanna See My Adorable French Bulldog On A Tiny Thrifted Victorian Sofa, Yes? The Moment I Brought It Home, He Knew It Was His

Y’all Wanna See My Adorable French Bulldog On A Tiny Thrifted Victorian Sofa, Yes? The Moment I Brought It Home, He Knew It Was His

Y’all wanna see my adorable French bulldog on a tiny thrifted Victorian sofa, yes? The moment I brought it home, he knew it was his.

Edit! I added a few pictures for context. I originally included just the first two, and that first picture makes him look HUGE. Here's my husband buying it, for proof of size, and my other pets joining him.

My precious Frenchie is named Bouchon. It’s the French word for cork, and the French also make chocolate bouchon, which are little cork-shaped brownies. My dog is a little French brownie.

We bought the couch so he’d have somewhere to sit while I cook. He never leaves my side. He’s like Baby Yoda in his little pod, following me wherever I go.

Finally, I added a pic of Bou sitting on our human couch in our funky, weird, secondhand Victorian home

Carrie Obry Report

Yamini Mahendran
Community Member
2 months ago

Bouchon on a cutie Couchon !

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#28

Trying To Find A Dress For Lez Prom In Austin And I Found This Sequined Monstrosity

Trying To Find A Dress For Lez Prom In Austin And I Found This Sequined Monstrosity

It's heavy as hell, somehow shines gold, green, and pink and also.... Fits like a glove. I guess it's coming home with me. What in the world am I gunna wear on my feet?

Kyna Byrd Report

Iggy
Community Member
2 months ago

A pair of Dr. Martens, of course!

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#29

Because Who Doesn't Want An Underwear Purse. These Did Not Come Home With Me. Lol Found At The Montgomery Antique Mall In Fort Worth Tx

Because Who Doesn't Want An Underwear Purse. These Did Not Come Home With Me. Lol Found At The Montgomery Antique Mall In Fort Worth Tx

Amy Denise Report

Kaisu
Community Member
2 months ago

Let's hope they're at least not used

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#30

Found This Poor Guy Stressing About The Prom! Stoughton Wi-Goodwill

Found This Poor Guy Stressing About The Prom! Stoughton Wi-Goodwill

Kayln Schremp Report

What does a Foxxy say?
Community Member
2 months ago

Probably worried about the cost of the prom outfit, hair, makeup etc. So glad we don't have proms in Australia, the closest thing we have is a formal and it certainly isn't anywhere near as excessive as a prom.

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#31

Third Generation Jewelry

Third Generation Jewelry

In March of 2018 my boyfriend had some serious dizziness and vertigo issues that had been going on for months. Finally we brought him in the day after Mother's Day to the E.R after he couldn't take it anymore.

They found a large mass on his brainstem and immediately referred him to a local hospital for further testing. About a week went by of testing, biopsies, waiting...it seemed to be no end. Then we got the news that they were referring us out to another hospital two hours away that is the best in the country; they weren't equipped to handle a complicated case like his.

We had just been talking of getting engaged and the future and he had remarked to me that he couldn't exactly go ring shopping for me from a hospital bed.

On a break from the hospital I was at my grandma's house and mentioned it to her. She looked me with a smile and told me to go into her jewelry box in the bedroom and take whichever one my heart desired; she couldn't wear them anymore and they deserved a second chance instead of languishing in a box gathering dust.

Ring in hand, we rushed back to the hospital. He asked me to marry him with a smile in his eyes and heart and I tearfully agreed.

This fairy tale does not have a happy ending though.

We lost him two and a half weeks later to that brain cancer. Before he passed away, we had a small wedding ceremony with as many friends and family we could muster on very short notice. We said our vows and he slipped my ring back on my finger. There was no time for anything else. No marriage license. No bridesmaids. No music or wedding cake.

I had his heart and he had mine. This ring symbolizes the vows we said and even though death has parted us, just like the flower that the cluster of diamonds on the ring portrays my love for him will always bloom eternal.

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TUBLOVER3
Community Member
2 months ago

I'm so very sorry - my heart goes out to you.

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#32

Rain Poncho/Hood Thing From The Local Chazza. I Think It Was Made For A Child-Sized Person, Not An Adult With The Mind Of One

Rain Poncho/Hood Thing From The Local Chazza. I Think It Was Made For A Child-Sized Person, Not An Adult With The Mind Of One

Charlotte Sherwin Report

Iggy
Community Member
2 months ago

I live in a wet country. This doesn't seem as ridiculous as it should!

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#33

Found This Bar Cart On The Sidewalk. Someone Was Throwing It Away!!! It Says It Was Made In Italy In The Bottom. I Tried To Look Up Who Could Of Made It. Wayfair Sells A Kind Of Knock Off Version For $200 But I Have Seen Others Go For Like $400-$600 That Were Made In Italy

Found This Bar Cart On The Sidewalk. Someone Was Throwing It Away!!! It Says It Was Made In Italy In The Bottom. I Tried To Look Up Who Could Of Made It. Wayfair Sells A Kind Of Knock Off Version For $200 But I Have Seen Others Go For Like $400-$600 That Were Made In Italy

WeirdSecondhandFinds Report

Cold Contagious
Community Member
2 months ago

Gorgeous bar cart!

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#34

I Live A Mile Away From This Store And Couldn't Turn This Awesome Dino Down! I Love It!! I'm Thinking Of Putting It In My Son's Room. He Is 3 And He Will Love Looking At It!!

I Live A Mile Away From This Store And Couldn't Turn This Awesome Dino Down! I Love It!! I'm Thinking Of Putting It In My Son's Room. He Is 3 And He Will Love Looking At It!!

Chris White Report

Lyn Arnold
Community Member
2 months ago

That second picture is awesome. I'd just leave it in the car and drive around town like that.

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#35

So I Found And Bought This Vintage Magic Mushroom Lamp Today Made From Coral And What I Presume Is Burl Wood

So I Found And Bought This Vintage Magic Mushroom Lamp Today Made From Coral And What I Presume Is Burl Wood

WeirdSecondhandFinds Report

Guinny
Community Member
2 months ago

this is sooo cool

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#36

My Friend Bought A House That Has Only Had Two Owners. Built In 1908. Upon Inspection They Found A Tiny House Of The House In The Closet. One Of The Previous Owners Even Tried To Update The Paint, As It Was Originally White

My Friend Bought A House That Has Only Had Two Owners. Built In 1908. Upon Inspection They Found A Tiny House Of The House In The Closet. One Of The Previous Owners Even Tried To Update The Paint, As It Was Originally White

Victoria Rose Most Report

Cold Contagious
Community Member
2 months ago

Gorgeous houses.

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#37

My Favorite Find! This Beautiful Lady Table Was On The Side Of A Country Road With Free On Cardboard Under Her. I Spun Around As Fast As I Could!! Not Sure What’s She’s Made Of But She Is Heavy!

My Favorite Find! This Beautiful Lady Table Was On The Side Of A Country Road With Free On Cardboard Under Her. I Spun Around As Fast As I Could!! Not Sure What’s She’s Made Of But She Is Heavy!

Brittany Nicole Report

Cold Contagious
Community Member
2 months ago

Beautiful.

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#38

I Present To You A Plastic Canvas Needlepoint Barbie Kitchen Set! Found At An Estate Sale In Bloomington

I Present To You A Plastic Canvas Needlepoint Barbie Kitchen Set! Found At An Estate Sale In Bloomington

Dawn Johnson Report

Kaisu
Community Member
2 months ago

That took some mad skills to make!

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#39

Can I See Everyone's Collection Of Odd Finds! Here's My Wall Of Antique, Secondhand Pieces!

Can I See Everyone's Collection Of Odd Finds! Here's My Wall Of Antique, Secondhand Pieces!

Elizabeth Prall Report

Miranda Panda
Community Member
2 months ago

Broomstick!! Does it fly?!?! The keys are neat! The masks! Giant spider in the jar... ewwww. The snake.. no thank you. The nun, cool! The creepy old photos are awesome, hopefully not haunted too much!! Great wall!! (haha, get it? Great Wall!! yeah, i'm a nerd!) :D

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#40

Biggest Backpack I Have Ever Seen

Biggest Backpack I Have Ever Seen

Francis Kaufman Report

N G
Community Member
2 months ago

It's for a parachute?

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#41

I Feel Pretty Lucky To Have Found This Vintage Handmade Hungarian Kalocsa Cutwork Lace Tablecloth For $14.99 At The Red Deer Ab Value Village. Amazing Work

I Feel Pretty Lucky To Have Found This Vintage Handmade Hungarian Kalocsa Cutwork Lace Tablecloth For $14.99 At The Red Deer Ab Value Village. Amazing Work

Libby Whittall Report

Pensive
Community Member
2 months ago

Gorgeous!!

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#42

This Amazingly Odd, Tshirt Came Into Salvos! I've Never Seen Anything Like It But I Absolutely Love It

This Amazingly Odd, Tshirt Came Into Salvos! I've Never Seen Anything Like It But I Absolutely Love It

Dallyce Brown Report

Just Carmen
Community Member
2 months ago

Looks like a shirt I'd wear!

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#43

Dogcatbear Came Home With Me From The Eureka Rescue Mission Thrift Store

Dogcatbear Came Home With Me From The Eureka Rescue Mission Thrift Store

So today I went to pick my brother up for lunch. Tobias has schizophrenia, and lives in a group facility. He had just gone out to lunch and eaten a huge meal, so we went thrifting before going out for coffee instead. He was having a pretty lucid day, as sometimes he thinks he is speaking another language that sounds to most just as "duhh duhh duhh" repeated quickly. I found a coin-bank which he referred to as "DogCatBear". I told about this group as I took a picture of it on the shelf. He then offered to model the piece, taking a first photo he deemed as too serious, then decided to have me take a "happy" one. When I debated bringing it home he asked if I had a piggybank and when I said "no" he responded "then you need one." DogCatBear came home with me from The Eureka Rescue Mission Thrift Store in Eureka CA.

Rebecca Stevens Report

gloria benado
Community Member
2 months ago

Awesome story.

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#44

Found This Awesome 1970s Brooch At A Flea Market In Arlington, Va For $10. I Absolutely Love It! When It Opens Up, It Reveals The Woman In A Superhero Suit! Girl Power!

Found This Awesome 1970s Brooch At A Flea Market In Arlington, Va For $10. I Absolutely Love It! When It Opens Up, It Reveals The Woman In A Superhero Suit! Girl Power!

Sirena Dib Report

Bored Lazy Lizzy
Community Member
2 months ago

That is so cool! Totally jealous...

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#45

I Seriously Look Forward To This Local Yard Sale That's Held Every Year In Order To Raise Money For A Service Project To Guatemala. This Year's Top Find .... These Amazing Body Suits That Will Be Me And My Husband's Matching Halloween Costumes!

I Seriously Look Forward To This Local Yard Sale That's Held Every Year In Order To Raise Money For A Service Project To Guatemala. This Year's Top Find .... These Amazing Body Suits That Will Be Me And My Husband's Matching Halloween Costumes!

Abbie Stiff Miller Report

DC
Community Member
2 months ago

Muscle shirt and muscle pants.

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#46

Who Doesn't Need A Periodic Table Of Elements Cuff Bracelet In Their Life Found At The Goodwill Bulk Outlet In Oklahoma City And Yes It Sure Did Come Home With Me

Who Doesn't Need A Periodic Table Of Elements Cuff Bracelet In Their Life Found At The Goodwill Bulk Outlet In Oklahoma City And Yes It Sure Did Come Home With Me

Joshua Smith Report

Kirsten Kerkhof
Community Member
2 months ago

Someone should've just studied instead of painstakingly crafting that bracelet. On the other hand, then you wouldn't have the bracelet.

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#47

An Actual Stephen King Autograph!

An Actual Stephen King Autograph!

It is a first edition

I'm honestly super stoke to share this with you guys! I've never shared this with anyone.

A couple years ago, roughly 3 years ago, I went to our local church garage sale. It's a huge rummage sale, with things of all sorts. You never know what you'll find.

We were close to ending our venture there and I made my way to the books, wondering what I could add to my library for my new place. I found a bunch of Stephen King books and some Dean Koontz. I grabbed all the Stephen King and Koontz, they were all together in a bundle, all I saw was their spine. I just grabbed them. Heck, for 25 cents each, why not, even if they werent in great condition, I only wasted a quarter. The lady ended up giving me a deal and sold them to me for a nickel each. Score!

I got home, put them by the bookshelf and didnt get a chance to put them away. I forgot about them for a month, and when I came across it, I realized I needed to put them away. As I was going through them, I saw this book, and saw what the cover said. I honestly didnt think it was legit until I opened it up.

AN ACTUAL STEPHEN KING AUTOGRAPH!

One of the coolest finds I ever got! I couldn't believe someone gave it to the church to sell in a garage sale, let alone no one noticed it!

Any other Stephen King fans out there? Anyone else got any cool finds like this?

Nessie Brown Report

Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
Community Member
2 months ago

That's awesime!

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#48

Item: Beauty And The Beast Leggings Where: Good Will, Franklin Tn Purchased?: Hell Yeah. Papa Needed Some New Pajama Pants To Embarrass The Whole Neighborhood. Cost: $2.49

Item: Beauty And The Beast Leggings Where: Good Will, Franklin Tn Purchased?: Hell Yeah. Papa Needed Some New Pajama Pants To Embarrass The Whole Neighborhood. Cost: $2.49

Aaron Mishler Report

glowworm2
Community Member
2 months ago

He's rocking them!

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#49

That Time I Found Two Winnie The Pooh Costumes. One Fit Me And The Other Was A Dog Costume That Fit Betty, Our Boston Terrier

That Time I Found Two Winnie The Pooh Costumes. One Fit Me And The Other Was A Dog Costume That Fit Betty, Our Boston Terrier

Downhome Report

Nea
Community Member
2 months ago

First time in my life i am finding a human cuter than a dog!

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#50

Behold The Alien Abduction Of An Armadillo

Behold The Alien Abduction Of An Armadillo

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Pensive
Community Member
2 months ago

I'd buy that. Nowhere to put it, but... I'd buy it.

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#51

I Had A Lot Of Special Toys Growing Up, But This Is My Favorite One. I Thought He Was Long Gone, So Having Him Back In My Possession Is Very Special

I Had A Lot Of Special Toys Growing Up, But This Is My Favorite One. I Thought He Was Long Gone, So Having Him Back In My Possession Is Very Special

Last week, I got a text from my mom telling me that she had found Little Guy.

Who’s Little Guy, you may ask? Well, when I was younger, about 4, I went to the dentist. He had this awesome toy box in the waiting area. After you were done, you got to pick out a toy. For some reason, I felt compelled to grab this “little guy”. He has popsicle stick-like arms that allow him to hold on to anything that you position him on. I believe he’s probably made to go around a pencil.

Around that time, my dad was being deployed to Kuwait. He took Little Guy with him, and sent us back photos of him doing things at the base (3rd photo). This was special to me as a child who missed dad so much while he was gone. I was so happy to have them both back when he came home! In the second photo, my dad has just gotten back. I went into his room and put his uniform on to be funny. You can see me holding Little Guy, after he too, had made it back from Kuwait.

I had a lot of special toys growing up, but this is my favorite one. I thought he was long gone, so having him back in my possession is very special. He will hang somewhere in my apartment, I’m not sure where yet!


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Iggy
Community Member
2 months ago

That's lovely!

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#52

Wasn't Expecting To Find Bendryl Cabbagepatch In My Local Sue Ryder Shop... Found In Bristol, UK

Wasn't Expecting To Find Bendryl Cabbagepatch In My Local Sue Ryder Shop... Found In Bristol, UK

Emma Brown Report

Batty
Community Member
2 months ago

Ah, I just love Bendyditch Conkersnatch!

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#53

He Said We Had A Clock That He Thought Looked So Familiar, He Had Seen It Many Times And A Few Weeks Ago He Looked Inside The Clock And Saw His Mother’s Note

He Said We Had A Clock That He Thought Looked So Familiar, He Had Seen It Many Times And A Few Weeks Ago He Looked Inside The Clock And Saw His Mother’s Note

Want to hear a great story? Today one of our customers told me he had a boring story to tell me. It was not boring btw!! He said we had a clock that he thought looked so familiar, he had seen it many times and a few weeks ago he looked inside the clock and saw his mother’s note. It was her handwritten note on how to wind the clock. He took the note and thought of buying it but let it go. He thought about how he had looked at this clock in his childhood home growing up and when he came in today he didn’t see it hanging. He told me the story and that he was glad it went to a good home. I thought...hmmm wait a minute let me look in one spot...I looked behind some mirrors and it was still there. I handed it to him and said you should take this home and treasure it! It found its was home to its rightful owner. He said this was donated or sold back in the 50’s in Boston and how it ended up here is a mystery!! It was one of his parents wedding gifts. What a beautiful story and it’s journey back to his family!! This is truly a treasure!!!

Chris Crane Report

What does a Foxxy say?
Community Member
2 months ago

Wow, that is awesome, what a great story.

#54

I Found This Glorious Duck Umbrella For 3€ In My Local Charity Shop Near Paris In France!

I Found This Glorious Duck Umbrella For 3€ In My Local Charity Shop Near Paris In France!

WeirdSecondhandFinds Report

Teresa Thomas
Community Member
2 months ago

You match very well, little duckling!

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#55

What Else Would You Expect To Find At A Goodwill? Of Course A Legit Armored Gauntlet

What Else Would You Expect To Find At A Goodwill? Of Course A Legit Armored Gauntlet

Clint Moxley Report

Guinny
Community Member
2 months ago

put gems on it. it looks perfect for an infinity gauntlet

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#56

Everyone's Always Saying That Second-Hand Objects Have A Story To Tell. Well, A Second-Hand Parrot Literally Tells Her Own Story!

Everyone's Always Saying That Second-Hand Objects Have A Story To Tell. Well, A Second-Hand Parrot Literally Tells Her Own Story!

We recently adopted a 23-year old naked scarlet macaw from a bird rescue organization called palm beach parrot & bird rescue/sanctuary of south Florida. According to the woman who runs the organization, sweet pea plucked her feathers when her previous owners were going through a nasty divorce

Abby Lamb Mathews Report

Unicornstar
Community Member
2 months ago

I am so glad He's found a wonderful new home. Birds pluck like this when they're stressed and It really hurts them but the still do it. It's a really sad thing to see.

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#57

I Heard You Guys Liked Tiny Couches. Garbanzo Enjoys His Tiny 90s Couch Too

I Heard You Guys Liked Tiny Couches. Garbanzo Enjoys His Tiny 90s Couch Too

Sara Sinclair Report

M O'Connell
Community Member
2 months ago

Seriously, my grandmother had this couch in cream and blue.

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#58

Found This Pretty Vintage 1920's Whiting & Davis Silver Mesh Purse At Valley Thrift In Ohio (For $1.99). It's An Accordion Style That Opens Up To Store Items

Found This Pretty Vintage 1920's Whiting & Davis Silver Mesh Purse At Valley Thrift In Ohio (For $1.99). It's An Accordion Style That Opens Up To Store Items

Flappers carried these and it was just big enough for their cigarettes, lipstick and money. Someone donated granny's things and didn't realize that granny used to carry this purse to speakeasies! So I'll take care of it for her.

WeirdSecondhandFinds Report

Becca Gizmo the Squirrel
Community Member
2 months ago

Flappers were awesome!

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#59

I Re-Did My Grandmother’s Bathroom And Found This Hidden Under The (Awful) Antique Mirror Tiles! My Brother Promptly Salvaged What He Could And Framed A Piece For His Own Bathroom!

I Re-Did My Grandmother’s Bathroom And Found This Hidden Under The (Awful) Antique Mirror Tiles! My Brother Promptly Salvaged What He Could And Framed A Piece For His Own Bathroom!

Ashton Bekkers Report

jamie1707
Community Member
2 months ago

Oh I want so bad!

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#60

We Renovated Our Home That Was Made In The 1920’s But Badly Renovated In The 1970’s. While Removing Tacky Laminate Flooring We Found Newspaper Underneath From The 70’s That They Used As Insulation. I Saved It And Used It As Wallpaper For Our Wc

We Renovated Our Home That Was Made In The 1920’s But Badly Renovated In The 1970’s. While Removing Tacky Laminate Flooring We Found Newspaper Underneath From The 70’s That They Used As Insulation. I Saved It And Used It As Wallpaper For Our Wc

Mieke Naphegyi Report

DC
Community Member
2 months ago

Cool!

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#61

As Someone Who Suffers From Anxiety Disorders And An Affection For Panic At The Disco! I Had To Have This Shirt. $8 From Future Shock, Portland

As Someone Who Suffers From Anxiety Disorders And An Affection For Panic At The Disco! I Had To Have This Shirt. $8 From Future Shock, Portland

Betty Putney Report

GoGo Paredes
Community Member
2 months ago

Love

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#62

Snow White, Geroge Clooney And Hulk...in One Poster. Found At A Local Thrift Shop $5. Edited: Found The Artist Sacaro

Snow White, Geroge Clooney And Hulk...in One Poster. Found At A Local Thrift Shop $5. Edited: Found The Artist Sacaro

WeirdSecondhandFinds Report

Kaisu
Community Member
2 months ago

That's an... interesting crossover

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#63

Definitely Came Home With Me

Definitely Came Home With Me

Idk what someone was thinking but my 12 year old daughter recently asked for a bunch of these little baby dolls in a bulk package on amazon and I whole heartedly told her no cause this sounded ridiculous.

Is this really a thing kids are doing?

Eric Kurfess Report

Batty
Community Member
2 months ago (edited)

Yep, the kids are indeed doing this! I have one as an earring :D

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#64

My "Flipper" Tp Holder. Perfect Addition To My Basement Beach Bathroom. Found At Savers In Ri $5.99

My "Flipper" Tp Holder. Perfect Addition To My Basement Beach Bathroom. Found At Savers In Ri $5.99

Sarah Gingras Report

Guinny
Community Member
2 months ago

aww

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#65

Keanu Reeves Pillow. Goodwill In Seattle

Keanu Reeves Pillow. Goodwill In Seattle

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Cat on a bike
Community Member
2 months ago

I see Keanu, I vote up 😍

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#66

Found This Fake Book Titled “How To Get Along With Your Mother In Law, But It’s Actually A Flask With Two Shot Glasses. I Found It At The Vv In Kamloops Bc

Found This Fake Book Titled “How To Get Along With Your Mother In Law, But It’s Actually A Flask With Two Shot Glasses. I Found It At The Vv In Kamloops Bc

Regan Shultz Report

glowworm2
Community Member
2 months ago

This is brilliant!

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#67

Our New Post Box Is A Giant Fishing Lure Nearly Bigger Than My Wife! Picked Up At The Toowoomba Swap Meet In Queensland

Our New Post Box Is A Giant Fishing Lure Nearly Bigger Than My Wife! Picked Up At The Toowoomba Swap Meet In Queensland

Charlie Batmanwell Report