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j_daze's loves6 of 29Ingersoll Donald Duck Pocket Watch, Circa 1939Cara China Staffordshire Flower Pin, 1950's
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    Posted 7 years ago

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    These are just a few pieces from my recent stop at the Salvation Army. I bought a cardboard box (12" X 15"), filled to the top, with lots of costume jewelry in it & got it for $8.86! The Christmas tree pins are by Eisenberg Ice, Pakula & Torino, the reindeer pin by Mylu. The heart one is marked ART, rhinestone swirl is marked Judith Lee & the last one I didn't see a mark anywhere. I'm so happy to have found this website, it's so informative & I love viewing other people's collections as well! I'm still going through my box & so far I've counted over 100 necklaces, 70-80 pins/brooches, 50-60 bracelets, 15-25 pendants & lockets, 10-15 sweater clips & various stick pins & cufflinks. I will definitely post pics as I go along & sorry if I rambled on this, my very 1st post :-)

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    1. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 7 years ago
      Go right ahead and ramble, your brooches are beautiful! Looking forward to seeing everything that's in your Treasure Box. :-))))) It's important to show the reverse sides of jewelry, too. Often it's possible to date them via their type of clasp.
    2. GhostChaysr75 GhostChaysr75, 7 years ago
      Thank you Efesgirl :-) I will definitely do that, I know I will have a lot for the "unsolved mystery" category, by the looks of it so far :-) :-)
    3. Manikin Manikin, 7 years ago
      Wow you scored a nice find ! welcome to CW :-)
    4. GhostChaysr75 GhostChaysr75, 7 years ago
      Thank U nutsbotas6 & Manikin :-) Yes, a very good score! I got lucky, I know :-)))) The manager was complaining about having to go through hole box so I asked how much for whole box & it was half off day :-))))
    5. racer4four racer4four, 7 years ago
      That box would be our heaven! Post on please :)
    6. TassieDevil TassieDevil, 7 years ago
      Wow!! No wonder you are so excited!!! What a fabulous find, well done! Look forward to seeing more!!
    7. GhostChaysr75 GhostChaysr75, 7 years ago
      Thanks racer4four & TassieDevil!! It is 2:25 a.m. here & I just had to walk away from my kitchen table after separating the last of what was in the box. I still can't believe what an awesome deal I scored :-))) I will post a few more pics before calling it a night :)
    8. bijoucaillouvintage bijoucaillouvintage, 7 years ago
      Wow, looking forward to seeing more of your treasures! Beautiful!
    9. GhostChaysr75 GhostChaysr75, 7 years ago
      Thank you bijoucaillouvintage :-)
    10. kyratango kyratango, 7 years ago
      Welcome to CW :-)
      I think all jewellery friends here are looking forward to see your further posts!
    11. GhostChaysr75 GhostChaysr75, 7 years ago
      kyratango thank U :-)) I certainly got lucky so far, that's for sure!!

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