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To give and to sell

Dear Toronto-area people,

I'm moving from an apartment we furnished ourselves to a furnished one across the ocean, and it's time to get rid of most of the really big things that I own here. I need to have dealt with all of these things one way or another before the end of June, and the sooner I start, the more likely I am to finish in time.

All of you get first dibs, since you're so easy to coordinate with, and I'll look further afield - ads if necessary - in a few days for all the things you're collectively not interested in. Unfortunately, I don't have a car and thus can't drive anything over to you. Photos and measurements available of anything you'd like more information about.

To Give Away
Cordless kettle - white
Cart Black cart
Cabinet Orange doors, white small cabinet, random white shelf
4-shelf shoe rack White, plastic-coated metal
Fan on post Silver with white or beige stand
Fan White
Mah Jong Set
Chess Set
Pyramidal Ball Bearing Puzzle
Knives - assorted, cheap
Pair or two of Wine Glasses
Assorted candles
Lamp oil
Paper organizer - white cardboard, 10 trays, plus three vertical slots
Paper organizer - white cardboard10 trays, plus three vertical slots
Bookends - at least four pairs
Wire paper organizer - black
Wire paper organizer - black
4 plastic paper sorters Plastic paper trays, holds paper horizontally

To sell
(Note: All these things are available for collection from June 15th - June 27th; in some cases, earlier collection may be an option too - but I want to have a vaguely furnished house for my guests this weekend!)

Corner desk $200.00 4x5 feet, pale wood, silver legs, Ikea
2-seater sofa $100.00 White cushions, pine frame, Ikea
Corner bookshelf $25.00 Pale wood, silver frame
4-shelf bookshelf $30.00 Pale wood, silver frame
4-shelf bookshelf $30.00 Pale wood, silver frame
4-shelf bookshelf $30.00 Pale wood, silver frame
5-shelf adjustable bookshelf $90.00 Pale wood, silver frame
Wooden Chair $45.00 Very sturdy
Wooden Chair $45.00 Very sturdy
Wrought Iron Plant Stand $40.00 Six cascading hooks, black wrought iron
Bed $250.00 Paradise mattress model, 6th year of 10 year warranty on mattress
Bedside dresser $50.00 Dark stained wood, dark green trim
Bedside dresser $50.00 Dark stained wood, dark green trim
Dresser $90.00 Dark stained wood, dark green trim
Side table $30.00 Green, three shelves, Ikea
3-drawer plastic dresser $15.00 Black plastic frame, clear drawers
Three lamp torchiere $30.00 Silver
White paper lamp shade lamp $7.00 Silver stand with white lamp shade
3-drawer plastic organizers $5.00 Clear drawers, black frame, c. 1 foot high
3-drawer plastic organizers $5.00 Clear drawers, black frame, c. 1 foot high
Porch furniture $180.00 Beige, white, and glass - square table, c. 4 ft square, four chairs, umbrella and plastic umbrella stand
Wine rack $5.00 Holds 16 bottles. Ikea
Gargoyle $10.00 c. 8 inches tall, heavy plaster cast, painted gold/green
Gargoyle $10.00 c. 8 inches tall, heavy plaster cast, painted gold/green
Iron $15.00
Ironing board $10.00 Blue and yellow cover cloth
Desktop Computer $60.00 10GB HD. Special-ordered quiet fans.

I'm sure I have other things to get rid of too, but they can wait for another day.


( 14 comments — Leave a comment )
Jun. 7th, 2005 07:08 pm (UTC)
Stuff gatherin'
John and I want to get together with you anyway, to quest for yummy things: we could end our travels at your place to look at the sofa and bookshelves and such. Lemme know your schedule, sweets.

Ooo, I just noticed out my window that I have chives in blossom! Yum!
Jun. 7th, 2005 07:18 pm (UTC)
Re: Stuff gatherin'
Mmmmm..... good cheese. Friday, I'm not busy until 7 pm. Would that work for you? I have other times available too, of course, but Friday might be the simplest day to work with in the near future.
Jun. 7th, 2005 08:34 pm (UTC)
We have a desperate need for bookends! We also might be interested in some of your small furniture (small dressers, bookcases, etc.), depending on sizes and things, but we'd have to come over and have a look at it before we could say for sure. We're free on most Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings, and as of next week curtana is on maternity leave and we could come over during the daytime as well.
Jun. 7th, 2005 09:03 pm (UTC)
My bookends are your bookends! Would later afternoon this Friday or Sunday work for you? If not, my schedule is much more flexible for all next week.
Jun. 11th, 2005 01:44 pm (UTC)
Let's leave it till next week sometime. We're pretty free from now on during the daytime.
Jun. 7th, 2005 09:16 pm (UTC)
C. and I are interested in the shoe rack.
Jun. 7th, 2005 09:39 pm (UTC)
If you want it, it's yours.
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Jun. 8th, 2005 04:37 pm (UTC)
They're both fairly light weight (and not yet spoken for) - 2 people could easily handle them on public transit. Elsewise, asking friends nicely?
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Jun. 8th, 2005 07:57 pm (UTC)
Sounds good! Also, larkvi has volunteered to transport things, if necessary.
Jun. 8th, 2005 06:30 pm (UTC)
I will happily take any games that you are leaving behind you. I shall also have to take another look at your bookshelves.

If you are in a bind for transporting something, I may be able to take it in my station wagon.
Jun. 8th, 2005 07:58 pm (UTC)
Excellent. Would Thursday evening or late Sunday afternoon work for you, or would you prefer to come by somewhen next week?
Jun. 8th, 2005 08:06 pm (UTC)
Next week would be better.
Jun. 9th, 2005 03:20 pm (UTC)
Hey hon! When you say knives, do you mean butter knives or sharp kitchen knives? Because if you have any small sharp knives, with 3"-6" blades, I could sure use one or two.
Jun. 9th, 2005 03:23 pm (UTC)
Sharp knives! (We're keeping all the blunt ones.) I have one paring knife in the 3" category. The rest are more like 8". You are welcome to just the small one, or all of them, if you so desire.
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