Monday, February 25, 2019

How Serendipitous!


About a year ago, I found this Spode cup at Goodwill for $1.99. Then last weekend, I found the saucer at Value Village for $1.99. A matching cup and saucer for $3.98! These pieces in this pattern sell for a minimum of $10.00 on ebay. I'm pretty certain that I could get $10.00 for the pair at a garage sale in my area. But I won't sell them, at least not yet. I'll get some enjoyment from the pair for a little while. I love treasure hunting at thrift stores. I find the loveliest items for a fraction of what similar pieces would cost if new!

6 comments:

  1. What a beautiful pattern! I love teacups. You can share a cup of tea with a friend!

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    1. Hi Kris,
      I love teacups, too. I hope that my daughters do, too, as I'll be passing these on to them.

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  2. Wow, that's incredible, finding matching pieces! Score! It's a pretty pattern. I love drinking tea with "fancy" cups, it's it an "awe" feeling.

    Shelby

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    1. Hi Shelby,
      when I saw the saucer, I could scarcely believe my good fortune. The cashier said what a shame that I only found a saucer, then I told her that I had just a year before found only the teacup. I agree with the feeling when using a nice cup for my tea instead of one of the more ordinary mugs.

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  3. A very pretty set. You never know where you're going to find treasure during your treasure hunt. And it's so exciting when you find some.

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    1. Hi live and learn,
      finding something special does make up for all of the trips to the thrift store where I didn't find anything.

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