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My Rusty Find

October 21, 2013

Hi, sweet friends I am back with another great Saturday find.  This has to be one of my all-time favorites!  I have been looking for a scale for a few years and I finally found one at an Estate Sale.  Don't get me wrong I have seen these all over the place but they always had a hefty price or missing a part.  When I tell you what I paid for this beauty you are going to fall off your chair.
Are you ready.....drum roll please.............................................$7.00!!!!

Right now I have it hanging off the crown molding in my kitchen.  


It says capacity 20 lbs.
I think that will hold a lot of apples 


I love the rusty face 

And the green patina on the side


Hopefully, it will have a home in my kitchen hanging on a proper hook and not dangling from the molding. 


SEE YOU SOON!
Acorn to Oak said...

Wow! What an awesome deal and fun find! I've been eyeing an old grocery store scale (big and very heavy) that I thought was a deal at $100. But, I haven't gotten it because I'd much rather find a deal like yours. Even though it's smaller. How fun! I love the shape of the buicket/container on the bottom too. I'm so excited for you! And, your find encourages me to keep looking and not give in to the big, $100 one. :-)

Ceekay-THINKIN of HOME said...

I am going to just say I am so jealous! I have been looking for one and either can't find it, or can't begin to afford it....you are one lucky girl! Enjoy!

AnnMarie aka Vintage Junkie aka NaNa said...

Oh wow, I am so envious! It is so beautifully rusty. Visiting from Amaze Me Monday!

Jeannie Marie said...

I have a little green patina on my face (from envy!) I love that you got such a great price! What a fantastic scale!

Ivy and Elephants said...

Such a fabulous deal, and an even more fabulous find!!! It's going to be amazing in your kitchen.
I'd love to have one myself. You are one lucky girl!
Patti

The Style Sisters said...

OOOH I'm in love with this scale! Come link up to Centerpiece Wednesday linky party and share this post with us. http://thestylesisters.blogspot.com/2013/10/centerpiece-wednesday-link-up-party-98.html
Karin

Marty@A Stroll Thru Life said...

Oh my word, this is gorgeous and for $7. You really stole this piece. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

MONICA LIVAS said...

This is fabulous!

Angie @ Knick of Time said...

Wow - you really scored with that find! Thanks for sharing at Knick of Time Tuesday!

Helen's Decor said...

Julie, Count me as wearing green all over my face,too. Great luck and great weathered looks.

Thanks for sharing....we might all be able to bargain with your price!
Helen

must love junk said...

Great score and great price!! :)
Susan

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