The Garage Sale Archeologist

405 Sales


The Garage Sale Archeologist

405 Sales On Etsy since 2010

5 out of 5 stars

GSArcheologist is taking a short break


Note from shop owner The Garage Sale Archeologist will be on a short vacation. We'll be back March 26th!

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Mar 15, 2017

The Garage Sale Archeologist will be on a short vacation. We'll be back March 26th!


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Sharing the Good Life

We opened our shop here on Etsy on Valentines Day which happened to be my mother's birthday! We enjoy selling fun stuff to fun people! Our goal has been to sell items that make people happy. With each vintage item comes a memory already in place. It's up to the buyer to create new and joyful memories by using and sharing these vintage items with their loved ones. There's nothing better then a wonderful meal served on just the right set of vintage dishes or a cocktail party with a vintage bar set sure to win a smile. Start making some memories of your own today by purchasing just a few special pieces for the special days in your life. Happy shopping!


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Shop members

  • Miss Ann and Mr. Bill


    Life is best lived and enjoyed and we're doing just that. I have worked as an interior designer, graphic designer, teacher and Mom. If you have questions please feel free to contact us. The photo is from a happy customer, Hannah Banque, here on Etsy.

Shop policies

Last updated on November 10, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to read our shop policies. We feel it's our job to provide you with quality vintage items and service. Your purchase is important to us so please feel free to contact us with questions before you buy. :)

*We are happy to put an item on a 48 hour reserve on request with the intent to buy.

Accepted payment methods

  • Pay with Visa
  • Pay with Master Card
  • Pay with American Express
  • Pay with Discover
  • Pay with PayPal
  • Buy with Apple Pay
  • Pay with Sofort
  • Pay with iDeal
  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
We accept PayPal and credit card payment.
We ship all items USPS/priority mail, UPS or FedX and check for the best pricing available at the time.

Items will ship within 4-5 days of cleared payment, often sooner. You will receive a confirmation message via Etsy that includes your tracking information.

We ship to the United States and Canada by quote. Send us your Canadian postal information and we will get back to you. Please do not purchase the item until we have given you a quote and changed the shipping on the item. At this time we do not ship internationally. Occasionally we have shipped internationally dependent on the item, size and location so it doesn't hurt to ask.

We combine shipping small items for for the United States at a savings to you. Please contact us prior to purchase to determine pricing. Occasionally some items do not lend themselves to combined shipping due to size or the fragile nature of the item. Please understand that our first priority is to get the items to you at a savings and in one piece.

We recycle shipping materials as much as possible but bubble wrap and packing tape are purchased to ship many of our breakable items. There is a small fee for those materials. We do our best to keep it reasonable. We do not make a profit on shipping.

***Please check your address listed on the invoice when you purchase an item. That is the address we ship to unless you tell us differently. If an the item is delivered to the address shown on your invoice USPS considers it delivered and there is no way to recoup your money. If USPS returns the item to us you will have the option to have it re-shipped at your expense or cancel the order for a refund of the item cost only. Shipping charges are non-refundable in this instance.***
Refunds and Exchanges
We do our best to represent the condition of our vintage items in writing and/or in our photographs. Please read the description and examine the photos closely and feel free to contact us with questions. All the items we sell are vintage/used and must be expected to have normal wear consistent with age. We do not accept returns nor do we refund on vintage items. If there is a problem with an item please contact us and we will be happy to work it out. :)

Should an item arrive damaged please contact us and include a photo of the item. We are happy to assist you with an insurance claim.
Additional policies and FAQs
Please use ETSY to contact us for a fast response. We have day jobs and appreciate your understanding that it may be 24 hours before we can respond.

Our items are priced very reasonably according to what we have invested in them. We do not reduce pricing by request. Conservative offers will be considered.