By Libby Callaway
In those pages, expert treasure hunters Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz chronicle their highway journeys around the American nation-state looking for "rusty gold" to shop for and promote one of the determining world's distinctive characters. no matter if you're a fan of the express or simply like discovering hidden riches, you will adore seeing what Wolfe and Fritz dig up and luxuriate in assembly the committed creditors, severe stockpilers, and elite buyers who they come across alongside the way.
Wolfe and Fritz don't deal in advantageous antiques. Their secondhand treasures are of the down-and-dirty and infrequently even weird and wonderful sort, from outdated bicycles and classic instruments, to sun-bleached vehicles and home made furnishings, retired carnival video games and weird taxidermy. Assisted via Danielle Colby, who is helping out at old Archaeology, Wolfe and Fritz purchase at the reasonable after which promote to purchasers, paintings administrators, inside designers, or someone trying to find a bit of actual Americana. the 3 now percentage their secrets and techniques to discovering hidden gem stones, delivering valuable tricks that may convey what normal american citizens can do to discover the treasures that look forward to them.
From American Pickers consultant to Picking:
Junk is Beautiful
When we knock on a door, ninety percentage of the time the issues we discover are junk. yet we do not care concerning the odds; a picker by no means turns down a chance, irrespective of the place it's. we've got picked pickup vans. now we have picked flat beds. we've got picked dumpsters. We even picked a Mercury Sable. we are trying to find the bizarre, the very unlikely, the funky, different, the bizarre-things we've by no means visible prior to. And we will pass wherever we need to visit locate it.
No position is off-limits to a hard-core picker. and there is lots of issues to be stumbled on at vintage shops, thrift and consignment retailers, flea markets, property revenues, and change meets, and many the guidelines during this publication practice to discovering treasures at those joints. yet that is not rather the type of picking out we do anymore. we glance outdoor the field to discover our junk-a observe we use the same as a time period of endearment: to us: junk is beautiful.
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American Pickers Guide to Picking by Libby Callaway