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Treasures for Sale at the 2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Shark suits and sewing machines
May 6, 2019

T
he first Saturday 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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For your miniature transportation needs.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Every desk needs a tape dispenser.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Some treasures came from the garden. Elizabeth grows kitchen herbs on White Farm Road.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
An overview of one yard sale layout.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
This clown was painted by early 20th century children’s author and illustrator, Eulalie Banks. It has been through several yard sales.
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For all your on – and in – the water needs.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Paddle board in need of a paddler.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Ceramic clowns were up for grabs.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Local(ish) author books for sale.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Last year, Tim Balfour demonstrated how to use a treadmill. This year, he reprises his role with a different model – an old NordicTrack.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
This jean jacket and pants combo is made by Chik Paradox.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
A Harrod’s Bear collection dating back to the 90s.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
A cannon, of sorts. Last seen adorning a parade float.
2019 Town Wide Yard Sale
Didn’t win a trophy? Buy one.

Posted Monday May 6, 2019 by Allison DeWeese


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