by Maureen Stanton
Hardcover, 326 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $26.95 | purchase
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Traces the efforts of master antiques dealer Curt Avery to discover valuable and historically relevant items at flea markets, discussing flea market culture and some of Avery's unlikely successes.
Hidden Treasure How-To: Maureen Stanton offers 10 tips for finding valuable antiques and hidden flea market gems. Click here to see her suggestions.
June 18, 2011 You've got to get up early — before dawn, even — to really make a killing at a flea market. So says Maureen Stanton, whose new book explores the subculture. It's called Killer Stuff and Tons of Money: Seeking History and Hidden Gems in Flea-Market America.
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