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By Libby Callaway

A precise experience tale and the go-to consultant for "picking" American treasures from anyone's yard, immediately from the celebs of History's American Pickers

In those pages, specialist treasure hunters Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz chronicle their highway journeys around the American geographical region looking for "rusty gold" to shop for and promote one of the making a choice on world's different characters. even if you're a fan of the express or simply like discovering hidden riches, you will adore seeing what Wolfe and Fritz dig up and revel in assembly the dedicated creditors, severe stockpilers, and elite buyers who they come across alongside the way.

Wolfe and Fritz don't deal in high quality antiques. Their secondhand treasures are of the down-and-dirty and occasionally even strange type, from outdated bicycles and classic instruments, to sun-bleached autos and home made furnishings, retired carnival video games and weird taxidermy. Assisted by means of Danielle Colby, who is helping out at old Archaeology, Wolfe and Fritz purchase at the reasonable after which promote to purchasers, paintings administrators, inside designers, or somebody searching for a bit of of real Americana. the 3 now proportion their secrets and techniques to discovering hidden gemstones, providing invaluable tricks that might exhibit what commonplace americans can do to discover the treasures that anticipate them.

From American Pickers advisor to Picking:

Junk is Beautiful

When we knock on a door, ninety percentage of the time the issues we discover are junk. yet we do not care in regards to the odds; a picker by no means turns down a chance, irrespective of the place it really is. we now have picked pickup vans. we've got picked flat beds. now we have picked dumpsters. We even picked a Mercury Sable. we are searching for the bizarre, the most unlikely, the funky, the several, the bizarre-things we've by no means noticeable earlier than. And we are going to pass anyplace we need to visit locate it.

No position is off-limits to a hard-core picker. and there is lots of issues to be stumbled on at vintage shops, thrift and consignment outlets, flea markets, property revenues, and change meets, and many the guidelines during this publication follow to discovering treasures at those joints. yet that isn't rather the type of deciding upon we do anymore. we glance outdoor the field to discover our junk-a be aware we use the same as a time period of endearment: to us: junk is gorgeous.

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