With pretty much everything under the sun, it is hard not to find hidden gems in a thrift shop. With research and a keen eye, you will surely find valuable items that are perfect both for personal use and reselling.Thrift store finds are not only limited to fashion items, there are books, furniture, kitchenware, and sporting goods too.
10 Amazingly Valuable
Thrift Store Finds
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Thrift shopping is not for the faint of
heart. It definitely makes our day to
find a designer’s dress with tags
buried in a pile of polyester at a local
If you know how to go about it, you
can be successful in thrifting. The key
is to know where and what to look for.
On your next thrifting trip, focus on
these key areas to maximize your
chances of finding valuable items:
1. Books and Textbooks
Thrift store books are always a big hit,
especially for readers. You can score a
set of “Harry Potter” or “Lord of the
Rings” books, both paperback and
hardcover, for as low $30. Isn't that
Keep an eye out for college books too!
Several students donate them without
checking their value. You can still
make good use of them, as long as
they are not outdated.
2. Photo Frames
Thrift shops often have their fair
share of art. Aside from paintings, you
can see good frames.
Large picture frames are always in
demand, especially those with
ornaments. When checking racks of
paintings, check the frames and
choose the ones in excellent
3. Video Games
Can you believe it? You can score
some of the most popular titles and
genres of video games from a thrift
store! The oldest and the newest
games sell best.
Games for Nintendo and Atari are
specifically popular! Fore newer
games, you might want to invest on
anything for PlayStation 4, Xbox One,
and Wii U.
4. Designers’ Clothes and Bags
Thrift store clothes and bags always
sell well! You can find designers’
items like Coach, Michael Kors, Gucci,
Louis Vuitton, Calvin Klein, DVF, and
more at a fraction of the cost you pay
in department stores. Though these
are second hand items, most are still
in excellent condition.
If you are not a fan of high-end
brands, mall brands such as Nine
West, Aeropostale, Express, and
Abercrombie & Fitch are also
If you are planning to resell thrift
store clothes, you can put together