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Did You Buy $18K Diamond Earrings For $20 At A Yard Sale? This Lady Needs Them Back

“Didn’t you already post this story, Consumerist?” you’re probably asking. Nope, we didn’t. We previously shared the story of a California man who accidentally sold his wife’s diamond ring at a community yard sale for $10. This is the story of a California woman who accidentally sold her own diamond earrings in the pocket of a jean jacket for $20. [More]

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Live In An Apartment? Have No Yard? You Can Still Have A Yard Sale

Now that it’s summer, that means it’s time to sell your unwanted crap while sitting in front of your home. But how do you have a yard sale without a yard or a garage sale without a garage? Don’t worry. There are ways to sell your crap if you live in an apartment. [More]

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Yard Sale Proves Fruitful For Man Who Found First Dated Baseball Card In Photo Album

Anyone who’s ever picked through a garage sale, yard sale or antique store can relate to the thrill of finding something unexpected and desirable amid the heaps of broken old toys and worthless junk. And sometimes, the best finds of all stay hidden even after the transaction has been made. That was the case for an antique picker in Maine who found what could be the first dated baseball card tucked away in a photo album. [More]

Woman May Have Scored Renoir Painting For $60 In Lucky Flea Market Find

Woman May Have Scored Renoir Painting For $60 In Lucky Flea Market Find

There’s always that hope among flea market shoppers and garage sale pickers — maybe I’ll get a really lucky score today and uncover something priceless no one else has noticed. Most of the time that feeling peters out when walking away with a gently used coffee maker, but one woman reportedly scored a painting by Pierre-Auguste Renoir for a paltry $60 at a flea market. [More]

Louisiana Outlaws Cash For Trading Used Goods More Than Once A Month

Louisiana Outlaws Cash For Trading Used Goods More Than Once A Month

In order to combat the rising threat of metal theft, Louisiana passed a law that prohibits anyone who trades used property more than once a month from conducting that transaction in cash. This should cut down on metal vultures stripping down the infrastructure to turn it into money for their drug habit. However, this also means you can’t really hold a garage sale more than once every 30 days without some burdensome restrictions. [More]

Buy Low At Garage Sales, Sell High Online

Buy Low At Garage Sales, Sell High Online

Garage sales aren’t just for picking up useless junk that you’ll end up dumping at a sale of your own in a few years. They provide optimal opportunities to pick up cheap stuff that you can hawk online, marking up the price several times over. [More]

California Is Having A Garage Sale!

California Is Having A Garage Sale!

This Friday and Saturday, the state of California is going to hold a massive garage sale (they’re actually calling it that) to try to get rid of surplus state property while also raising enough money to pay the bills for another month. If you’re in Sacramento you can attend the event in person. If not, you can still take a look at the things they’ve posted on eBay. Who knows, maybe you’ll find a cool car!

Buy Tchotchkes At Yard Sale, Make Up A Story About 'Em, Sell Both On eBay

Buy Tchotchkes At Yard Sale, Make Up A Story About 'Em, Sell Both On eBay

Have you ever picked up something at a yard sale and wondered where the heck it came from? Like a disturbing clown painting that the owner has a hard time parting with, or a queer Hummel knockoff. The bloggers at Significant Objects seem to have.

Join The Consumerist Neighborhood eBay Garage Sale On Tuesday

Join The Consumerist Neighborhood eBay Garage Sale On Tuesday

We’re hosting another Consumerist Neighborhood eBay garage sale starting Tuesday morning. So if you have any crap priceless artifacts to dispose of, put ‘em up for auction and then link to them in the comments on the relevant post that day.