Tuesday, September 21, 2010

for sale

If anyone would like to make an offer on this vintage farmer's tricycle, please email me at jenna@itsafarwalk.com. Its frame is solid, but needs basic updates to the chain and brakes. I was told it was from the late 1920s when I bought it.

I'd like to keep it, but with so many costs coming into winter, and so much still ahead of me to build, move, and pay for I need to sell off some luxury items such as this. The Gibson guitar and a Czech fiddle already sold on Ebay. I'd like to offer this to a local or reader who could come pick it up here at Cold Antler.

Good news. I found a home for Finn. He goes to live with a small family two hours away from here in October.


Blogger Dancing shepherdess said...

Great news on Finn! That's a nice bicycle. You should sell it on ebay.. I bet you could get some good money for it! Sad to see the geetar go though :(

September 21, 2010 at 10:30 AM  
Blogger CJ said...

Send a picture to American Pickers, they love to buy old bikes and pay ridiculous prices.

September 21, 2010 at 10:40 AM  
Blogger daisy g said...

Aw, too bad. I know you were so excited when you picked that stuff up.
You're right to simplify though. Makes everything easier. You'll find your share of treasures in due time.
I'm glad about Finn.
Best wishes!

September 21, 2010 at 12:32 PM  
Blogger RabbleRoost said...

Aww, too bad there wasn't a way to make it work with Finn at your place. But "you done good," and that's all that matters. :)

Phew! I'm happy it's going to work out!

September 21, 2010 at 12:46 PM  
Blogger katiegirl said...

I love that bike! If I was closer I'd definitely love to buy it. Good news about Finn!

September 21, 2010 at 1:01 PM  
Blogger bookjunky said...

No!!!! You have to keep that!

September 21, 2010 at 1:13 PM  
Blogger Steve said...

This is the unique bicycle where the owner has kept it for the sale.People who have been interested are have to own it and contact to him.

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September 21, 2010 at 1:26 PM  
Blogger jenomnibus said...

Wow Jenna, I really admire your ability to make tough decisions and stick to them! You are one sure-footed woman.

September 21, 2010 at 2:06 PM  
Blogger jenomnibus said...

p.s. If I had a reasonable way of getting that bike to L.A., I'd buy it in a second. Hmmmm.....

September 21, 2010 at 2:07 PM  
Blogger Anna said...

Great bike! I live too far away and am in a tight financial situation, but I think it is very cool. I hope you find someone who wants to take it home. It can be so hard to want certain things that you know you will use some day, but its great to be able to discern when you don't need them, too.

September 21, 2010 at 2:19 PM  
Blogger JennB said...

I also had the idea of contacting the guys at "American Pickers"...they seem to like bikes. Here's a link to Fred Fritz of said show: http://frankfritzfinds.com/contact.php GOOD LUCK!

September 21, 2010 at 6:25 PM  
Blogger Anton said...

That's great about Finn, will he be joining other goats?

September 21, 2010 at 8:23 PM  
Blogger treehuggers kitchen said...

Yay Finn! Love the bike, btw, it would look great on my front lawn, but the distance is a little far for me, up here in Maine and all. ;)

September 22, 2010 at 1:44 PM  
Blogger The Unusual Farmchick said...

I would LOVE to have a bike that too. I would be horribly made fun of by my husband... I have this thing about painting stuff I own pink & black to add that owned by a chick look. Wish you were closer...I would hide it out back and take leisurly rides down the country road as he slept in. :)

September 22, 2010 at 7:10 PM  
Blogger Unknown said...

Fine tricycle. I like it. I don't why you want to sell it. It's color is fine. It has three wheels, so not worry about fall down.

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