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Mid Century TECHFAB Fiberglass Seating

As I always do, I was surfing Craigslist in surrounding areas and came across this set down in Fresno. Once I was able to coordinate a showing I hopped in the truck and shot down!These were being sold by a gentleman down in Fresno who had a warehouse full of stuff. He said that he buys a lot of items from estate sales.

My plans are to light sand these and then repaint them. These will be great as additional seating in our backyard.

Each section has five chairs. They’re mounted on really sturdy and heavy metal frames. It would take quite an effort to tip one of these over.

The cool thing is that both pieces still have the original manufactures tag on it. I’m assuming that these were made sometime in the 1960s. The gentleman I purchased them from didn’t really know much about them.

Once these are refinished, I think they will look really good in our side yard where we plan to put a horse shoe pit or bocce ball game area. It seems like anymore you have to go the distance to find the cool things.

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Our Alameda Point Antiques Faire Finds

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Mel and I were up at 2:30am this morning getting ready and driving to the largest antiques show in Northern California. We love Alameda because of the size of the faire and the scenic views. You can see the heart of S.F. from almost any point around the faire.  The weather was great today, and added to the enjoyment of the day.

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Here are the fruits of our labor!

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This Craig radio and speakers is really cool. If you look closely, you can see orange plastic behind the speakers and radio. I love the accent of that against the dark wood. We also managed to find the really cool hourglass.

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This super mod plastic clock and calendar was produced by Burwood. We love it’s functionality!

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Here we have an assortment of Murano, Blenko and other cool glass pieces.

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This is a real gem! This will look great with the rest of our space age decor! We love this phone.

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This “Janga” looking piece is a table top puzzle piece from the 70’s.

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These jacks are huge. They are made of resin, thank god because if they were metal I am not sure I could lift them! We purchased these courtesy of FandFVintage.

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Totally Panton Era mirrors! Thanks Tom and Vern!

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Large vintage Kimball bullet planter

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Large abstract geometric lucite sculpture by Van Teal circa 1970’s.

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This interesting piece is also from FandFVintage and will be used as a planter.

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This is a vintage red pod chair. We are unable to find anything about the maker of this piece. I have a yellow chair that will go with this that I cannot substantiate either. If anybody knows the maker, we’d be interested in knowing.

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