Many recall the heyday of enjoying an evening flea market under the lights. What they often fail to realize is that in those days vendors set up at noon or later. The newspaper article featured below from 1990 confirms this. The nationwide trend to visit flea markets early in the morning “to get the best deals” invariably pushed opening times up to our current 7:30 a.m. start time which, of course, means that vendors are finished much earlier than they were in the past.
We are here until the last vendor leaves and the last auction ends! We encourage all of our vendors to stay late to serve the “after work” crowd. We even offer special afternoon set up rates for sellers who want to join us later in the day!
If you enjoy late night bargain hunting, consider visiting our Monthly Consignment Auctions. Those go so late sometimes we don’t leave until the next day!
What is it? Vintage Blendo Pitcher and drink set, 1950’s.
Where to find it? Online auction located at Rogers Online
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Producers: West Virginia Glass Company, Anchor Hocking Glass Corp.
Price range: A complete set (pitcher and six glasses) from the 1960s was recently offered on Etsy for $59.95. Intact gold rims drive the value up as many are worn from years of use.
Source: Atomic Ranch
We enjoyed another Big and Beautiful Friday here at the Tri-State Area’s Biggest and Best Open Air Market. We thank all the vendors and visitors who came out to enjoy the tastes and treasures the market has to offer. The remains of G Pavilion have already been cleaned up and swept away. We eagerly await the permits and plans so we can rebuild. In the meantime, we still have over 1600 spaces! Here is just a small sampling of the fun we had in the market today!