Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Vintage Thingie Thursday: Vintage Cuties!

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It seems when I post about my Goodwill finds, I always get several comments on others wishing their local Goodwill had the sort of finds I happen to run across. I have to admit...I spend more time in Goodwill(s) and thrift stores than I do a regular mall. Seriously. . Be consistent, stop in more than once in a while, take a quick spin through the store...that is when I find most of my "good" finds.... when I am in a hurry.

Today, I want to share two figurines I happened to find at Goodwill......they are the sweetest little things.....

Now, when I saw this sweet little lady, with a puppy, well, I could not put her in my cart fast enough. She is just so very sweet. The sugar on top to this find was the label.........

A Josef Original.....I searched and searched on line to try and find one like her, but I never found anything close to this little lady. She could be a Calendar girl, but I really have no idea...I will keep looking and see if she turns up in my search. None the less...a real bargain at $2.00.

Now this is just so sweet. When I spotted this last year, I had to have it. You see, these little bluebirds remind me of the bluebirds we have at our cabin in Colorado. They had to come home with me, there was no doubt. I think their faces are so very sweet. This is a mint condition piece.

Here is the label on the birds....Again, I did a search, and did not find any like them. I did find however that these types of things made by this maker, varied so much in price and value. On ebay, some were listed for a mere .99 and well...then all the way to over a hundred dollars. These cute little birds only cost me $3.00 and I was happy to pay it.

Now this cutie is not mine. This was the closest thing I found on ebay that was remotely close to my bird figurine above. It is absolutely the sweetest thing....but it is listed for $95.00......WOW.....I often wonder what the value would be on the treasures I find and drag home.....but maybe it is better that I don't know, because I doubt I could part with them. If I pick something up and put it in my basket, it is because I love it and plan on keeping it......that is why I need a bigger the worse kind of way!

Have a great weekend and a very Happy Vintage Thingie Thursday!!


  1. Thank you for Vintage Thingie Thursday Suzanne. I love joining in. Your little Josef girl and puppy is so sweet.

  2. Thank you for hosting dear Suzanne!
    Have a lovely evening.

  3. Oh, your figurines are adorable my friend!

  4. I love all of these figurines. But I admit I am very partial to the bluebirds. They are just so precious. I wouldn't part with them, either. Thank you for hosting and have a great day!

  5. Your lady with the puppy is just lovely! Thanks for hosting.

  6. Love your vintage finds. I have those same birds on my living room shelf. They are so cute.

  7. Sweet finds! You can't go wrong with a Josef, they are always adorable!

  8. I love the little Josef figures. We stopped at a truck stop in Eastern Colorado once a few years ago and they had rows and rows and rows of them all perfectly mint! The prices were reasonable too and if I were a rich woman I would have bought them all! Your little blue birds are precious too. I love finding terrific treasures at bargain prices!


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