Final shopping 127 sale

Updated: Mar 4, 2019

I am just now getting around to posting my final day of shopping along the 127 sale. On Saturday we traveled from Crossville, Tennessee to Danville, Kentucky. I didn't find much—by Saturday it is usually pretty well picked over.

I did manage to find a few things.

This is a Shawnee Pottery King Corn mixing bowl. I have a couple pieces of the corn pattern.

This advertising flag plate appealed to me for several reasons. It goes with my patriotic decorations for the 4th. It has a little Robin at the top of the plate and it is from 1918 and that makes it exactly 100 years old. And it is from Vallonia, Indiana. To be honest, I didn't even know where that was. Here is some information about Vallonia (click on link).

I bought this tiny little cookie jar. It is pottery and just really appealed to me. It is so small even the Keebler elves would have a problem making cookies to fit in this.

One of my favorite stops is a little antique shop and ice cream parlor in Northern Tennessee. It has a "Sanford & Son" truck in the parking lot.

They always have really interested items in the store but the best part is...

the old fashioned ice cream parlor.

I highly recommend the peach ice cream.

Another favorite stop is an Amish farm just south of Liberty, Kentucky.

This horse walks on a treadmill churning an ice cream maker.

So I had to have a little taste of that as well.

And that pretty much wrapped up my day and our trip. I was having some issues with back pain and we cut the trip short and headed home. I did find some great things this year.

I wish all the vendors would mark their items. I think they don't realize they are missing out on a sale when they do this. I passed up several good items because they simply were not marked and I didn't feel like tracking down the owner and trying to figure it out.

Overall the 127 sale changes a bit year after year, some for the better, some for worse. All in all, despite my back pain, it was a good trip!

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Whether my junk is from a garage sale, estate or farm auction, flea market or the side of the road, I love to find it, fix it, clean it, sell it or keep it. So come along the backroads of Indiana with Junk is My Life (me), let's find something vintage and do something cool with it! Formerly Junk Journal.