…is also where you find the cheapest swag.
CASE IN POINT: the flea in Prague and one in Vienna, Austria.
…the above beautiful hand carved black forest oak frame.
The hand-inked label is still on the back (does anybody read Czech?).
And the matt board is completely intact (with embossed details). It only cost $20.
I found a stack of WWII maps, backed onto linen and individually hand labeled for $3 each. (I’m thinking about making a huge wall installation with these at some point).
I got some handmade table runners in the most beautiful hand-spun linen. The dealer said they were at least 80 years old (they were $5 each).
Oh, man. There were lots of antler mounts (they’re super common in the area)! The above was $12.
Got a sweet little carved frame with local motif for $2.
Scored a huuuuuge ring of vintage skeleton keys (the whole batch? $11).
Here’s a detail shot of one of the antler mounts (it was common to include the year and location of the ‘bag’).
Scooped up piles upon piles of vintage wooden hangers–heavy metal hooks, stamped wood frames.
I bought a silver tray with inlaid handcut silhouette of a hunting scene with a glass topper (I can’t believe this didn’t break coming home!).
Here’s a sweet little wooden box that originally served as packaging for different sizes of safety pins ($4).
Picked up a teensy bronze engraved trophy of a mouse on a walnut for $6 (circa 1940s).
Found an antique wooden child’s flute in its original velveteen box ($3). And last but not least, check out the rest of the antlers!…