We are selective about the items we buy and consign. We primarily deal in vintage and antique items, so if your items are more recent, we are less likely to bring them in. We look for funky and unusual items. There are certain things we are always looking for, and other items we have a hard time selling and will rarely buy.
If you think your items fit that description, we ask that you email us at firstname.lastname@example.org and include the following details:
- Photo of the items
- Any relevant details you can provide, such as age, brand name, condition (do the drawers work well? Does it have any weird smells or veneer damage?)
- Asking price (even if it’s only a ballpark, this helps us know immediately if we are on the same page!)
We will get back to you within a few days once we have had a chance to look over your items and reach a consensus. We appreciate your patience. If you need a quicker answer, please call us during business hours and ask us to check the email.
Consigned items must be delivered to Found ready to sell. That means they must be clean, with no damage or odors. Consignors receive 65% of the sale price for items the size of a dining chair or smaller, and 60% of the sale price on larger items. The percentage is slightly smaller if the item sells via credit card, to cover merchant fees. We charge fees for items that require cleaning or repair, and reserve the right to refuse your items if they have problems that were not described in your email.
Consigning at Found is a little different than other shops. We don’t have a set schedule for markdowns. Instead, we discuss your minimum price before the item reaches the store, and we lower it as needed to sell the item, evaluating each item as it spends time in our storefront. If the item is not receiving any customer attention despite markdowns, we will ask you if you would like to go lower or retrieve your item.
Sometimes, you need us to pick it up. Sometimes it’s a project. Sometimes you just need to wash your hands of it. We offer less for items we buy outright, but you get paid right away and don’t have to move it, clean it or repair it. We are growing our network of pickers, so if you love to shop but don’t have room in your house for anything else, get in touch!
HANDMADE & CUSTOM BUILT ITEMS
We also sell a carefully curated selection of handmade and custom built items from local artisans. We prefer items that our customers can’t find anywhere else over trendy, crafty items. We currently stock items ranging from hand-crafted, reclaimed wood furniture, mosaic bullet guitars and upcycled lighting from industrial metal items. If you sell your items elsewhere, they must be competitively priced in our store. Feel free to email us information about your work and we can go from there.