Midwest Scavenger: 50 Fabulous Finds

Midwest Scavenger: 50 Fabulous Finds

Sarah Rae Smith
Feb 20, 2009
For this week's Midwest Scavenger, you requested pictures that corresponded with the links below and we listened! There's tables, chairs, beds, dishes, lighting and a few odds and ends thrown in for good measure. Some are plaid and some are rad (you could even name one of the chairs Chad); so click through the jump to see the top 50 finds (plus a few extra) and see if there's anything that your home as been missing!

This week's city of the week is Minneapolis. There were several great pieces in other cities, however Minneapolis pulled through with an amazing amount of treasures to be had. Make sure to check their Craigslist if you're local, within driving distance or are headed to town soon!

In order to help clarify which Craigslist finds are represented in the pictures above, the listings below match the pictures above going top to bottom and left to right.

  • Retro Grey and Black Kidney Bean Sofa: for $200 in Kansas City, Mo
  • Vintage Ornate Mirror: for $25 in Lee's Summit, Mo
  • New Modern Night Stand: for $60 in Overland Park, Ks
  • Antique Drafting Table: for $400obo in Omaha, Ne
  • Vintage Green Ottoman: for $12 in Valley, Ne
  • Vintage Plaid Cooler: for $12 in Valley, Ne
  • Mid Century 3-Tier Record Table: for $20 in Ferndale, Mi
  • Retro Red and Pink Pendant Lamps: for $30 in Livonia, Mi
  • 50's German MC Arm Chair: for $275 in Sterling Heights, Mi
  • Eames Mid-Century Dining Set: for $200 in Detroit, Mi
  • 3 Mid Century Side Tables: for $325 in Canton, Mi
  • Pair of MC His and Her's Chairs: for $100 in St Paul, Mn
  • Retro 3 Drawer PVC Mobility Utility Taboret: for $150 in Chaska, Mn
  • Red Retro Cylinder Side Tables: for $95/ea in Minnetonka, Mn
  • 1969 Swivel Lounge Chair Retro: for $399 in Mankato, Mn
  • Paul McCobb Chair: for $50 in White Bear Lake, Mn
  • Mid Century Patio Lounge Chair: for $100 in White Bear Lake, Mn
  • Modern Cast Iron Queen Bed: for $300 in St Paul, Mn
  • Danish Chair: for $15 in Lake Harriet, Mn
  • 4 Eames Wire Chairs: for $1600 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • 3 Kartell Spoon Stools: for $750 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Furniture set from West Elm: for $1500obo in St Louis Park, Mn
  • 3 Crate & Barrel Stools 30": for $150 in Elkhorn, Wi
  • 1960'S Naugahyde Berkline Chair: for $40 in Milwaukee, Wi
  • 4 1960's Fiberglass Chairs: for $60 in Cleveland, Oh

    Unpictured, but still great finds!

  • Seven Houndstooth Knoll Office Chairs: for $175 in Mission, Ks
  • Mid Century Cedar Chest With Legs: for $100 in Independence, Mo
  • Pair of MCM High Back Chairs: for $250 in Lenexa, Ks
  • Antique Credenza: for $110 in Kansas City, Mo
  • Antique Table With Flour Bins: for $75 in Carroltlon, Mo
  • 6 Place Settings of Baby Blue/White China: for $99 in Omaha, Ne
  • Corner Mid Century Cabinet: for $400 in Omaha, Ne
  • Mid Century Table + Chairs + Hutch: for $275 in Bellevue, Ne
  • Vintage Pfaltzgraff Heritage Sugar & Creamer Set: for $15 in Lincoln, Ne
  • Antique Oak and Leather Sofa Sleeper: for $275 in Lincoln, Ne
  • Pristine Mid Century King Bed and Dresser Pair: for $500 in Waverly, Ne
  • 1970's Knoll Credenza: for $1000 in Commerce Township, Mi
  • 2 Pier One Table Lamps: $40 in White Lake, Mi
  • Mission Oak Style Rocking Chair: for $50 in North Mankato, Mn
  • 8' Duncan Phyfe Dining Table: for $200 in Waseca, Mn
  • Mid Century Hanging Metal Owl Sculpture: for $20 in St. Paul, Mn
  • Green Tufted Retro Sofa Sectional: for $20 in Columbia Heights, Mn
  • 2 Vintage Glass Panel Pocket Doors: for $50 in Linden Hills, Mn
  • Mid Century Storage Unit: for $100 in White Bear Lake, Mn
  • Tulip Dining Table: for $79 in Lake Calhoun, Mn
  • Modern Glass and Chrome Dining Table: for $40 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Mid Century China Hutch: for $225 in Minneapolis, Mn
  • Mid-Century Modern Ceramic & Walnut Lamps: for $45 in Edina, Mn
  • Pair of White Molded Seat Barstools: for $75 in Waukesha, Wi
  • Vintage Chairs and Dining Tables: for $5-100 in Milwaukee, Wi
  • Pair of Vintage Herman Miller Chair Bases: for $40 in Cincinnati, Oh
  • Mid Century Modern Drexel Dining Room Table: for $550 in Eden Park, Oh

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