Title: Garage Sale Addicts
Modern Day Crusaders Author: John Lundgren Contact: John Lundgren 518-854-3088
A few centuries ago it was quest for Holy Grail, but today it's "Holy Sale" as garage sale addicts everywhere search for gold in form of lost or unidentified treasures. They do this with a fervor not seen since since real crusade.
Great discoveries are announced regularly on "Antique Road Show," where proud crusaders hold up tiny baskets and other finds worth hundreds of dollars. Then they announce to multitudes, " I paid 50 cents for this basket so my little dog Sophie would have a place to sleep."
If you don't think stories like this are affecting garage sale landscape, you haven't been to a garage sale recently. On a typical Saturday morning, hoards of garage sale addicts are charging down a street near you! Cars line streets as crusaders pursue impossible dream. But dream is possible after all; they saw it on The Antique Road Show! That lost Winslow Homer, that Shaker chair, that Tiffany master piece is out there, and they are going to find it!