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 this week’s edition, here are 10 of the coolest finds on Craiglist.com in Worcester County:

Wine Cooler Display – Uxbridge 

From the seller: “I have a full size wine cooler display. Each barrel contains a refrigerator system that would keep your wine cool. Wine is put in a container and dispensed via the lever in the front…great display piece whether you use it or not.”

1976 Mickey Mouse Phone – Charlton

From the Seller: 1976 Mickey Mouse phone – Serial # 565713 – Excellent condition

Vintage Binoculars – Made in Japan 

From the seller: Vintage Binoculars, Folding Pocket Viewers, Stellar Brand, Made in Japan, Sports or Concert Binoculars – Vintage Item from the 1960s

1930s Cast Iron Horse Drawn Hook & Ladder Fire – North Oxford

From the Seller: Vintage 1930’s Cast Iron Metal Toys Horse Drawn Hook & Ladder Fire Brigade
Missing a horse – Mounted on a piece of wood from an old Philco radio

47 Ford Coupe – Berlin

From the Seller: 47 ford coupe hot rod needs finishing 427chevy bb th 400 trans ford 9 inch rr $15000 obo

Electric PortATemp Ice Cooled Fan – Whitinsville

From the Seller: This is vintage mid century green colored electric PortATemp ice cooled fan Model A 56 from Roy M Bloom. This is a very interesting piece and they are hard to find. There are two doors on the back that open where you insert ice packs and the fan blows over the ice packs projected cool air out of the front. Measures roughly 17″ wide x 8″ deep x 9 tall

1950s Portable 8MM Film Projector with Case – Charlton

From the Seller: Vintage Keystone Model K-108 Portable 8mm Film Projector w/ Case – Made in USA – Great piece for a collector, or just as a display piece. – From 1950’s – Motor Runs, retractable cord works, needs new lamp, No film was played. – Looks to be in very good condition -The unit is sold as is and may need a through cleaning, oiling and further adjustments to bring up to a like new condition.

Whalom Park Coffee Mugs from the 80s – Leominster

From the Seller: Two 1980’s Whalom Park coffee mugs. White ceramic with blue print. No major scratches or chips.

Knights of Columbus Sword – Worcester

From the Seller: “I have a knights of columbus sword with scabard left face not sure of age some surface rust as you can see in pictures i”m pretty sure it “s a ceremonial sword would be a nice piece to your collection for cheap money.”

Vintage Ice Cream Containers – Haverhill

From the Seller: “I have a variety of tinned Ice cream containers, Cahills Dairy, Dean Dairy, Bedford Farms and a few more, $25 each or 4 for $75.”

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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.