Bargain hunters glee
Zoe Robinson of Lismore perplexing her palm during this 1950s Victa mower during a Old Gold Garage sale in Brunswick Heads on.
BRUNSWICK Heads was so full of discount hunters on Saturday that a highway in and out of city was fender to fender with cars for partial of a morning.
The captivate was a 11th annual Old Gold Festival that drew an estimated 7000 pre-loved value hunters to what is effectively an all-town garage sale.
Linda Hibbard, one of 6 eventuality organisers, pronounced it seemed to be a record throng for a eventuality in what would differently be a passed winter weekend.
Ms Hibbard quipped that Old Gold was Brunswick Heads’ “winter impulse package” with used discount hunters crowding into eateries and sell stores.
Practically any prosaic empty space was commandeered for a case of some outline from footpaths, backyards to even a glow and military hire automobile parks.
Almost anything your imagination could conjure adult was adult for sale from a 1950s Victa grass mower to vinyl records, a cowbell, a washboard to peculiarity pre-loved wardrobe and kitschy figurines.
In a city of only 1613 people, 72 households purebred garage sales including Sabina Dods of Fingal St.
Sabina and 6 friends pooled their collections of used garments and displayed them in her garage and front yard.
Sabina estimates she had adult to 400 people by her garage sale, and while she was bashful of fixing a figure, she admits she did “really well”.
Clem Dunn from Clem’s Cargo runs one of 11 used stores in a city and Old Gold continues to be his biggest trade day of a year.
“We’ve had 30 or 40 people in a emporium all day,” Mr Dunn said.
“They’ve bought anything and everything.
“I’ll be adult compartment midnight counting a money.
“If we didn’t make a dollar currently it’s your possess fault.”
The Fabulous Mrs Fox on Park St took out a city window sauce competition.