Due to Covid-19 hour changes, buying hours are temporarily by appointment only.
 

We buy and sell items from the 1950s, '60s, & '70s. There are a few ways you can sell things to us:

 

  • Bring it to the shop during buying hours.

    • Buying hours (left) are Wednesday & Thursday from 12-5:30 pm, and Friday & Saturday from 3-5:30 pm. Hours are subject to change, so give us a call ahead of time to ensure the buyer is available.
       

  • Send us photos through one of the following platforms:

  • House calls are available for estates and/or higher quantities of items.

    • We request that you still send us pictures beforehand. Call to make an appointment with us outside of our hours of operation.

 

Funky Finds is a mid-century store, so we only buy items from the abovelisted decades. (Think more groovy and less antique.) We consign vintage clothing, but we buy everything else outright. We do not offer free appraisals.

Got clothing? We consign that. Click to learn more.

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Buying FAQ

 

 

Do you offer appraisals?

We are happy to help you identify a designer, but we do not offer free appraisals. We recommend using the available online resources.

 

 

What kind of items do you buy?

We buy and sell items from the 1950s through the 1970s, including furniture, décor, barware, clothing and accessories, records, working electronics, household items, etc. The best way to find out what we buy is to look at what we sell. Stop in and check it out!

 

 

How can I sell my items to you?

There are a couple ways to do so: You can come in during our walk-in buying hours (Wed-Thur 12-5:30 / Fri-Sat 3-5:30,) and we also make house calls if you have a large item or large quantity of goods. Call us at 515-777-0667 to schedule an appointment.

 

 

Can I just leave the goods I'm selling at the shop outside of buying hours?

No, we prefer that you do not. We don't have the storage and cannot be held responsible for items we haven't purchased. Please come in during our walk-in buying hours (Wed-Thur 12-5:30 / Fri-Sat 3-5:30,) with your items.

 

 

How long can I expect a buying appointment to take?

The time it takes varies depending on how many items you have. The average appointment is around ten minutes.

 

 

Does Funky Finds consign items?

We have recently started consigning clothing from the 1940s – 1980s. Please visit us during buying hours with your items to discuss the consignment guidelines.

 

Does funky finds rent space to vendors?

At this time, no. Our graphic designers have a small room, but everything else in the shop is ours.