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 different characters. no matter if you're a fan of the convey or simply like discovering hidden riches, you are going to love seeing what Wolfe and Fritz dig up and revel in assembly the committed creditors, severe stockpilers, and elite buyers who they come upon alongside the way.
Wolfe and Fritz don't deal in high quality antiques. Their secondhand treasures are of the down-and-dirty and infrequently even weird and wonderful kind, from previous bicycles and classic instruments, to sun-bleached vehicles and home made furnishings, retired carnival video games and weird taxidermy. Assisted by way of Danielle Colby, who is helping out at vintage Archaeology, Wolfe and Fritz purchase at the affordable after which promote to purchasers, paintings administrators, inside designers, or a person searching for a bit of of genuine Americana. the 3 now proportion their secrets and techniques to discovering hidden gem stones, supplying worthwhile tricks that would express what general americans can do to discover the treasures that anticipate them.
From American Pickers advisor 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 in regards to the odds; a picker by no means turns down a chance, regardless of the place it truly is. we now have picked pickup vans. we have now picked flat beds. we now have picked dumpsters. We even picked a Mercury Sable. we are trying to find the bizarre, the most unlikely, the funky, the several, the bizarre-things now we have by no means noticeable sooner than. And we are going to move at any place we need to visit locate it.
No situation is off-limits to a hard-core picker. and there is lots of issues to be came upon at vintage shops, thrift and consignment outlets, flea markets, property revenues, and change meets, and many the ideas during this publication practice to discovering treasures at those joints. yet that isn't quite the type of determining we do anymore. we glance outdoors the field to discover our junk-a observe we use kind of like a time period of endearment: to us: junk is beautiful.
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