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Winnetka Congregational Church rummage sale volunteers Besty Rochman (left) and Fleury Linn arrange silver in the Treasure Room for the church’s annual spring sale on May 11. PHOTO SUBMITTED
Libby Elliott, Freelance Reporter
5:40 pm CDT May 1, 2017
For collectors, bargain hunters and history buffs, there’s nothing quite like the thrill of stumbling upon a rare find at a rummage sale. Whether it’s snagging a vintage army jacket, a rare first edition book or a coveted 19th century porcelain figurine, a yard sale table piled high with one homeowner’s castoffs can sometimes yield another person’s treasure.