Good Find Stores sees plenty of unique items and beautiful art. Every once in a while we get something truly remarkable that makes us stop to appreciate its rich history or rarity. The piece featured in this week's blog is a truly fascinating piece of American history. A medkit from the Johnson & Johnson company from the 30’s!
Here at Good Find we think there are a lot of types of housewares, decoration, art, furniture and other durable goods that you just shouldn’t buy new. One great source of wealth stemming from our consumer culture is the abundance of better-quality pre-owned items of all sorts.
I learned of The World’s Work when a collection of them, covering the first fourteen years of publication, from January, 1901 through the end of 1914, were brought into the store here at Good Find. Like with all our products, I researched the collection’s marketability and pricing, but as sometimes happens, my interest was captured by these volumes of rich, zesty history.
Everywhere you look it seems there is someone talking about “NFTs”, or saying things about “crypto” and #bitcoin. There have even been some big news stories that made it into the business section of some mainstream news outlets. One such NFT sale was Christies' auction house sale of a Non-Fungible Token piece of digital art by the artist Beeple for a whopping $69 million.