Instead of looking for the latest trends, some might be focusing on the past.

At least, that’s what some of our neighbors on the Lakewood/East Dallas Online Garage Sale group are doing.

There have been several vintage items circulating recently, and we want to show them to you.

One neighbor is hoping this Magnavox Embassy TV-radio-phono from the 1940s or 1950s will go to an interested buyer for $800 or a good offer. He’s selling it as is, which includes some minor cosmetic issues on the knobs and other places. But he wrote on the listing that the item has been stored safely for a long time.

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Another neighbor, Annie Caropresi-O’Connor, has several vintage pieces for sale.

One is this dresser with an attached mirror made by the Davis Cabinet Co. in 1949. The seller says the item has been in her family since then. The drawers are in working condition, though the piece has a few dings and scratches.

She listed it at $900.

Photo courtesy of Annie Caropresi-O’Connor via Facebook.

This stool is available for $65. As seen in the photo and noted in the description, it has a few scrapes and could use a little work. The legs wobble, but the cushion is apparently comfortable. It’s about 16 inches tall, 18 inches wide and 15 inches deep.

Photo courtesy of Annie Caropresi-O’Connor via Facebook.

That stool could match this Victorian-era, balloon-back chair, with its light pink velvet cushion. Caropresi-O’Connor wrote on the listing that the frame is sturdy, but the wood has some scratches. The cushion’s color is fading with age, and one side of the underside of the cushion is loose.

It’s available for $60.

Photo courtesy of Annie Caropresi-O’Connor via Facebook.

Chairs are often sold on this Facebook group, including these 1966 Chromcraft chairs.


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