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  1. #1
    Feb 2006
    Albertville Alabama
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    really nice hoosier cabinet from estate sale

    picked up this nice little cabinet this morning for $130....little more than I wanted to pay but I liked it...cant make much on it but I may just keep it.......they were starting the sale at 8 but I got there about 6:30.....hehehehe....started helping pull stuff out of the basement and there it was toward the back......let me tell y'all the basement is FULL and I mean packed with old furniture .....100 year old dressers and chifferobes. huge oak fireplace mantles, almost any thing you can think of....they were not gonna get everything out right now....the grandfather is still living but in bad shape with Alzheimers....they were just trying to make a little room in the basement for now.....eventually they will have another sale....they are supposed to call me a coiple weeks ahead of time and I offered my services in helping them move stuff out and get it all ready in exchange for the first choice of the treasures....some of this stuff was the grandfather's grandfather's....I mean OLD stuff.....Also the old homeplace is right behind the new one....i asked about MDing and she said she didnt have a problem with it but it would be later down the road....anyway sorry to be so long winded but it takes a while to paint a picture of the massive amounts of old stuff in this basement....happy hunting everyone
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  2. #2
    Aug 2005
    12 times

    Re: really nice hoosier cabinet from estate sale

    I LOVE it !!!
    Been looking for one for a while.
    I would have snatched that up in a second!
    Looks to be in great shape
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    you till it seems you could not hold on a minute longer,
    never give up then for that is just the place and time that
    the tide will turn.

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  3. #3
    Sep 2006
    Washington and Oregon
    Garret Ace250/Prospecter Bounty hunter(Backup)
    11 times

    Re: really nice hoosier cabinet from estate sale

    I would have bought it in a second! ABSOLUTELY LOVE IT!
    WTG on a super buy!
    Whatever it is, it is valuable. If nothing else for the lesson learned or simply the experience of having been there.

  4. #4

    Re: really nice hoosier cabinet from estate sale

    Had an identical one that was totally intact. Stripped and refinished and sold it about 20 years back for $750...

    $130 is an absolute steal.

    When my folks died, we found bank books taped to the backs and undersides of dresser drawers...hint.

  5. #5
    Aug 2007
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    Re: really nice hoosier cabinet from estate sale

    you lucky dog..I love it.
    Live your life in such a way, that when your feet hit the floor  in the morning, satan shudders and says, OH CHIT, SHE'S AWAKE.

  6. #6
    Oct 2006
    Wartburg, Tennessee, U.S.A.
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    Re: really nice hoosier cabinet from estate sale

    That is beautiful and a great find. My granny had one just like it. I remember watching her open the doors on it and sift flour into a bowl to make biscuits. She still used it every day until she died in 1968.

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  7. #7

    Sep 2004
    14 times

    Re: really nice hoosier cabinet from estate sale

    I have the base for one just like it. Still painted white. Didn't even realize what it was till a few years back. Like yours mine is just sitting in the basement. Nice find.


  8. #8
    My goal for 2012 is a dozen Walking Liberty Halves

    Sep 2004
    Pittsburgh, Pa
    Tesoro Compadre & Tiger Shark
    52 times

    Re: really nice hoosier cabinet from estate sale

    That is a great looking cabinet and the price was a steal. Looks great.
    I Dig Everything...Even Pull Tabs.

  9. #9
    Aug 2010

    Re: really nice hoosier cabinet from estate sale

    Wow, I love the cabinet. The vintage look is great. A bit pricey but nevertheless I think it is worth it. The cabinet is still in good condition. Where can I find that kind of cabinets?

  10. #10

    Jul 2004
    Shelbyville or any yard where the owner will let me detect!
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    Re: really nice hoosier cabinet from estate sale

    you walked away with a heck of a deal there !!



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