New Thrifty Treasures I Love !!



I was so exited to find such a great bargain on these beautiful red transferware dishes at the indoor flea market Troy and I went to last week. The woman who was selling, had her entire area 50% off the price marked on the items. Woohoo!! Gotta love that!



I bought 2 of each of the pieces she had for this set.



The marking on the back is "ENGLISH ABBEY". When I got home and researched out a bit about these dishes, I discovered they were made in the USA by Taylor, Smith and Taylor in the early 1900's. From everything I could see, each dish is going for between $12.00-$35.00 each!



An upclose picture. I just think they are so pretty and I have wanted some red transferware for a long time but, could never afford it.






All the sticker prices showing were half off that price! All of he dishes are in perfect condition. I didn't find any chips on any of them.

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19 comments :

  1. You got an amazing deal on that red transferware! I love that stuff, and was collecting it for a little while, but I don't see it very often here. And it's pretty expensive when I do. Great finds!
    Happy REDnesday!
    Carol

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  2. Great finds! Enjoy your new little treasures. ~ Sarah

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  3. Pretty! Pretty red transfer ware and at a wonderful price!! You deserve such a good bargain! I like that design also, oh so pretty!

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  4. What pretty RED transfer ware you have there...it's wonderful to find a bargain these days.
    Warmest hugs,
    Sandi @ Bearly Sane

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  5. Came over from Rednesday! What beautiful and AWESOME finds you got! We gotta keep our eyes open to find such sweet deals. Thanks for sharing your exciting treasures.

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  6. Oh my they are so pretty. I can't wait to see flea market, garage sale, yard sale sign here in my area too. Happy Wednesday!

    Rednesday:Strawberries

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  7. Ooohhh, Diann, love the red! Great bargains and I'm glad you were able to find them. Enjoy! Happy REDnesday.

    Blessings,
    Sandi

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  8. I had a small platter of that pattern I found at a thrift store 'bout 15 years ago. Key word here is "had." I gave it to my sis a few years back when I moved to a smaller home. With her, giving is everlasting--she doesn't allow take-backs! I've wished a number of times I'd been more particular about my give-aways. :P

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  9. These are beautiful!! I LOVE the edges and oh my stars! What a deal you got!!

    Lou Cinda

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  10. Ooh! I love your new treasures. I have been collecting red transferware for years and love these. They are getting hard to find.

    My oldies are to use and not just to display. I love to mix patterns when I set the table and have lots of red and brown transferware.

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  11. Oh, you scored! Good for you - and a nice pattern, to boot!

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  12. You found the bargain of all bargains!!! I love red transferware.
    I wish I could stumble on some affordable pieces!
    Rhonda

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  13. Beautiful dishes and great price! You and Troy made a killing at the flea market.
    Jane

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  14. My goodness, that is a truly AWESOME find! What a lucky lady you are!

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  15. Great Finds. I'm ready to find some good finds.
    Kim

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  16. I am new to "thrifting". I didn't go into thrift shops until I started tablescaping, and now I can't stay out of them. We only have a couple here and they aren't very good. I do love it when I find something special. You certainly found treasure!

    Thanks for visiting me!

    Sue

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  17. I love red and those would match my kitchen perfectly. Don't ya just love finding deals like that!

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