News-Antique.com - Oct 24,2008 - During this bad economic downturn, we are all looking for ways to save money and a lot of people have turned to shopping at thrift stores in order to accomplish that. In addition to saving money, a lot of other people are proponents of shopping at thrift stores because of the environment. According to the latest edition of the NOVA-Antiques Newsletter (http://antiquesnewsletter.nova-antiques.com), shopping at thrift stores is akin to recycling because we are preventing things from going to a landfill and making good use of them. Antique and collectibles dealers, Ebayer's and others already shopped at thrift stores for as a "wholesale" warehouse.
In addition to exploring why more people shop at thrift stores nowadays, this edition of the newsletter has articles, stories and information about an Abraham Lincoln memorabilia exhibit; How to Tell a First Edition book; the Fabulous Finds Barn Sale in Vienna, Virginia and the recently held Bob Hope memorabilia auction, as well as upcoming flea markets, antique shows, estate sales and auctions in the Mid-Atlantic States.
The NOVA-Antiques Newsletter is published twice per month by the Northern Virginia Antiques (http://www.nova-antiques.com). It includes timely news, stories and information regarding the world of antiques and collectibles. NOVA-Antiques is the Mid-Atlantic website for all things antique and collectible.