Wednesday, May 16, 2012

We Went to an Auction...

On Sunday, my husband and I went to an auction - , in my mind, a great way to spend the day, if you can't be with your children.  We bid, we won, and we came home with three items..  I've been looking for a little table like this for a while , I guess you could call it a telephone table, I may refinish it as there's a couple of water marks on it - it's so cute - complete with the little chair.  The original sticker is on the chair - Eastern Furniture Limited - Victoriaville, Quebec.

We love old games - some to play, some for decoration.   The Parchesi game is from the 40's - Parchesi - A Royal Game of India - I used to play this game with my grandmother...

Astro Launch - a game from the 60's - what makes this so special is that it's a tin game - you sure don't see anything like that anymore.  Astro Launch - an exciting Space Race game - that's Control Centre in the middle - a dome just like Trouble, which came a few years later...  The box isn't in the greatest condition, but the game is excellent.

We paid $5 for each game, nobody else bid!

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  1. I like all your finds, but the telephone chair is the best.

  2. You found some great items! That is a neat space game!

    Thank you for stopping by my blog. It is nice to meet you!

  3. I used to have a Parcheesi game! I am not sure if I still have it. Well, not in my game cupboard anyway. Will have to check my mother's house and see if she still has it!


  4. I'm crazy about that Astro Launch game! You're right, you don't see games made out of metal unless it's Chinese Checkers. What a fun find!
    Happy REDnesday,

  5. There is nothing I like better than a country auction. I have spent many of dollars at auctions, now I spend it al in resale shops?

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