The MHV Blog — Buying and Selling

Unexpected Pickings in Watertown, MA

Soon those of you local to the Union Square neighborhood will notice some shifting going on with the pop up shops in our basement. New faces are coming in, and some familiar faces are moving on to their next adventures. Be on the lookout for what's to come! To kick off the fresh start down there, I found a great glass display showcase on Facebook Marketplace and arranged to pick it up with my friend Ben (one of the new shop owners moving in to the basement) in Watertown. When my contact Annie (pronounced the Armenian way, Ah-knee) led us...

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The Mid-Century Modern Chairs of My Dreams (And Yours)

John told me about some chairs he had in the attic. He climbed up and brought me down pieces of one. These chairs used a peg system for easy assembly and disassembly without the need for tools, which would have made shipping and storage super easy. The bones of these chairs looked great, and I saw the cushions separately. The whole set-up was quintessential mid-century modern with sexy curves and angles. I was interested, but decided to wait.

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