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Everyone loves a good “find.” Over its many years of existence, Craigslist.com has become a great place to find unique and rare items from individual sellers in your local area.

In our latest weekly feature, ThisWeekinWorcester.com will hunt down ten great items that may interest our readers and those that like to find a great antique or an obscure item.

In our first edition, here are 10 of the coolest finds on Craiglist.com in Worcester County:

Signage from Former Chief Pontiac Motors Dealership on Worcester’s Shrewsbury St. – Worcester

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Description from Seller: “Antique wooden Pontiac chief sign from a local Worcester business on Shrewsbury Street, in very good condition and complete. Pick up in Worcester cash only.”

Vintage Baby Sled with Retractable Wheels – Worcester

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Description from Seller: “This listing is for a USED Vintage Baby Sled with Retractable Wheels. The overall condition is good with normal wear/tear present from use and age. By pressing down on a lever with your foot, wheels come down so the sled and be used on hard surfaces. By lifting up on the lever, the wheels retract and the sled can be used on snow. Asking $150 Cash or Best Reasonable Offer. Please provide your name and telephone number when inquiring about this item or we will not respond to your email.”

Visable Gas Pump Sunoco – Worcester

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From the Seller: “RARE, Original older restored pump as you see it.”

Hot Dog Push Cart – Worcester

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From the Seller: “Push cart if interested calls only to Dave”

1936 Vintage Royale Portable Typewriter with Case – Blackstone

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From the Seller: “This vintage typewriter is in excellent condition. All buttons work and it is very clean. Serial number is O-496695. Storage case shows signs of storage usage but is still in solid condition. There is no key for the case. This typewriter also comes with a manual and practice guide. Both are readable.”

1927 Singer Sewing Machine in Dome Box – Worcester

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From the Seller: “Selling in great condition 1927 Singer dome sewing machine with crank. Model # AB269221. No key but use a small screw driver opens it what you see is all that is there .Make offer needs to go cleaning out basement.”

Pair of Art Deco Heywood Wakefield Theater Seats – Holden

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From the Seller: “Gorgeous pair of antique Heywood Wakefield art deco theater seats with cast iron figural ends. They date from approximately the 1920’s. Overall the seats are in good condition. The ends are very dirty throughout and show moderate to heavy scratching, scuffing, general wear and paint wear throughout. A majority of the original paint is still present. The upholstery is intact but is quite dirty and dusty throughout. I have three sets of these available.”

Edison Phonograph No. 19 Crank Operated Edison Disc Player Cabinet – Worcester

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From the Seller: “Beautiful Edison Phonography No.19. Est. 1920s – Completely functioning. Stylus in great condition. Rich vintage sound. Demo coming soon. Crates of Edison Disc available. Catalog coming soon.”

British Phone Booth – Worcester

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From the Seller: “Full size replica. 90″ tall x30″x30″. All wood. Fresh coat of paint. Original beveled glass.”

Old Fashioned High Chair Stroller-Rocking Horse – Worcester

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From the Seller: “Stroller in mint condition with wood beads. Wooded rocking horse with inside seat.”

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    Patrick Sargent is the founder and lead reporter for ThisWeekinWorcester.com. He was born and raised on Grafton Hill and is a graduate of Holy Name high school and Worcester State University. Over the past two years, he worked as a contributing reporter for the Worcester Sun. Previous to that, over the course of several years, he had stints with GoLocalWorcester, Worcester Magazine, the Leominster Champion and Fitchburg Pride. He is the owner of Sargent Media, LLC and can be contacted at [email protected] or 774-232-1223.