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Restore has some vintage vibes right now

A collection of vintage looking brooches and earrings attached to brown cardboard with orange price stickers.
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Yesterday, Champaign County Restore posted their regular round up of new and interesting items on their social media pages, and “vintage” seemed to be the recurring theme. I know “vintage” is a very broad term, and means different things to different people. To some of you an iPod is vintage. So is a rotary phone. These items evoke an era that goes a bit further back.

An old Dr. Kildare jigsaw puzzle box. The picture on the front is of a women in a hospital bed holding a baby, with a doctor in a lab coat looking over and a man at the end of the bed talking.
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So curious to know if the 12×14 color portrait of Richard Chamberlain is still in the box.

Two hi-top chairs. They are dark red vinyl with stainless steel bases.
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I kind of love these. I don’t have anywhere for them to live in my house, but if you have a basement bar sort of situation going on, these are perfect.

An old school wooden toboggan with red metal runners is propped up on a black trunk.
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Pretty sure we owned such a sled when I was a tiny child. Today would be the perfect day to try this out!

Album cover of Tommy original soundtrack recording. The word Tommy is in large white block letters at the top. There's a photo of a man with wavy hair and circular black sunglasses in the center of the album cover.
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Look at that artist lineup!

A collection of vintage looking brooches and earrings attached to brown cardboard with orange price stickers.
Champaign County Restore

I wish I had more life situations where it would be appropriate to wear a brooch.

Champaign County Restore
1915 Glenn Park Drive
Champaign
Tu 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
W-F 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Sa 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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