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When you go to a flea market, what are the first items that catch your eye?

  1. Little Grandmommy profile image59
    Little Grandmommyposted 5 years ago

    When you go to a flea market, what are the first items that catch your eye?

  2. MissJamieD profile image71
    MissJamieDposted 5 years ago

    I personally love antiques. Any kind of antiques from books to knives to furniture, I love the workmanship that went into everything before the manufacturing world took over. I think about who might've made the item, how difficult the work was, and how long it probably took them. I think it's important to hang on to old items because they'll be a wonderous item in the future, to visualize how the past might have looked, and not just by reading it from a book.

    I also love good deals on clothing and household items. I could hang out at a flea market all day!!

  3. duffsmom profile image61
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    Books. I am such a fan of old musty, dilapidated books and paperbacks.

    1. Little Grandmommy profile image59
      Little Grandmommyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Any old books or do you have a favorite genre?

  4. Little Grandmommy profile image59
    Little Grandmommyposted 5 years ago

    MissJamieD, I have been trying to comment on your answer and it won't let me open the comment field behind it.  I love anything vintage myself, especially kitchen gidget-gadgets.

  5. peachpurple profile image83
    peachpurpleposted 5 years ago

    i love cute keychains, pouch, those cute stuff. They are cheap and some are even handmade.

  6. Borsia profile image45
    Borsiaposted 5 years ago

    At first I look for the fleas,,, I know they have t be somewhere.
    Then I look at antiques, especially fishing gear and tools.

  7. profile image0
    Exflorationposted 5 years ago

    I always head straight for the jewelry. I have a soft spot for unique/interesting pieces (though I rarely buy anything). I also love to explore old photographs, newspapers, books, and antiques--really anything that gives me a look into what life was like in other peoples' pasts.