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Treasures for Sale at the 2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Shark suits and sewing machines
May 6, 2019
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T
he first Sunday in May is the Oriental Town Wide Yard Sale.

It’s a yearly tradition where residents sell their goods to make room for new treasures. Fishing lures and a sewing machine, a coconut gorilla and an old trunk of odds and ends were all up for sale this year.

2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
The soda pop containers of yesteryear.

Early bird buyers were out before the official start time of 8a. The event, which ran into the early afternoon last year, wound down before noon this year.

2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
A Honduran gorilla, carved from a coconut husk.
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A rotary sewing machine and table can help with those small repairs.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Bronze boat bits, a mainstay of every nautical sales table.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Gary Ramsey provided music at his yard sale.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Lulu traveled in style: a dog taxi strapped to a folding bike.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Even the animals got in on the yard sale action.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Evander Holyfield visited Oriental years ago when training with Don Turner for his fight with Mike Tyson.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
$200, or best offer, for a trunk of stuff.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
While Zack Bruno cleaned fish at Endurance Seafood, Holly Brooks showed off a shark suit she found at the yard sale.

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Posted Monday May 6, 2019 by Allison DeWeese


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