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    Posted 3 years ago

    Efesgirl
    (1013 items)

    Stopped into a local thrift shop this morning - had not been there in several weeks - and saw this beautiful 925 sterling jewelry keepsake box in the display cabinet. Priced at 3,50 Euro ($4.14). Store staff did not notice the purity mark on the rim due to the dust on it.. They figured hey, no mark on the bottom ( it's completely smooth there) so it's not silver. Having said that, how can anyone NOT see that this is silver? I looked up several of these little boxes and was surprised at the prices. !!! No idea about age.

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    Comments

    1. kyratango kyratango, 3 years ago
      Lovely shell! Lovely price! Agree with you how not recognise it is silver at first examination! Silly shop keepers :-) and lucky you!
    2. Mrstyndall Mrstyndall, 3 years ago
      That is a cute little box!!
    3. nutsabotas6 nutsabotas6, 3 years ago
      What a find !!! And it's so pretty too ! :)
    4. Vintagefran Vintagefran, 3 years ago
      Wow. Bargain of the year!!
    5. Collectables59 Collectables59, 2 years ago
      Excellent find. Because the charity shops think they are so savy its nice to see someone getting the edge on them, well done.
    6. Efesgirl Efesgirl, 2 years ago
      @Collectables59 - you're not kidding. Many of them seem to think they are selling antiques and put on stupid prices. Some of the items which ARE valuable also have stupid prices - but TINY ones. Fine by me LOL.

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