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Offer: garage-door opener fobs (UWS 94/Columbus) - These have accumulated over the years. See the pic; if you bring along your current fob that looks like one of these I can match the settings. Harry Joseph
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Offer: old sony audiocassette recorder (UWS 94/Columbus) - And by 'old' I mean 1985-ish. This recorder is clean and in good shape physically, only it makes smoke, not music. So you will want it for the parts to repair the TC-56 you already own. I opened it up, took a look around inside and declared it not worth the trouble to either repair or re-assemble, which is why it comes with a small bag of tiny screws. And also a wall-wart power supply, so you can experience the smoke for yourself. The service manual is available from a number of online sources.
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Photo of free old sony audiocassette recorder (UWS 94/Columbus)
Offer: QST Magazine (94/Columbus) - Eleven copies of the ham radio journal, August 2017 through June 2018. Excellent condition. Offer: Cuisinart, Finum coffee filters UWS (94/Columbus) - The Cuisinart folks aren’t so good with telephone orders, so I am left with some wrong filters, which they didn’t want back. They are: 3 Cuisinart Model GTF-4 gold tone filters, new, marked for their DCC-450 coffeemaker Non-Cuisinart: 1 Finum Coffee Star No. 4 filter, new In searching for the correct filter I also accumulated the following. I don’t know which make or model they work with, but they're NOT for the four Cuisinart models DCC-1000/1100/1200/2600. They are: 2 Flat-bottom filters, no identifying marks or packaging. These look like they’ve been used a bit, but close to new. They’re just a little smaller around than the Coffee Star No. 4. Plus, three Cuisinart water filter holders, brand new, in packaging marked ‘for DCC-2800.' OK to take only what you need. Harry Joseph 94/Columbus There are 10 kinds of people, those who read binary and those who don't. Offer: Large mailing tubes UWS (94/Columbus) Withdrawn - Five long and extremely sturdy cardboard shipping tubes, natural brown color, 80" long (that's just under seven feet, folks) by 3-1/2" outside diameter. And another five same diameter but about five feet long. Here's your chance to ship a gift bullwhip to your mother-in-law. Or build a low-budget wedding chuppah, if that’s in your future. Or drill some holes and send the world’s biggest flute to Washington, where there's the hot air to play it. Perfect for something; only you know what that is. Please take all you want, hopefully all ten—I need the space. 94th/Columbus; difficult on the subway but possible; I can rope them together. Harry Joseph There are 10 kinds of people, those who read binary and those who don't. Offer: ten belts size 40 (94/columbus) Withdrawn - These were worn by a male. In the pic the five on the left are either new or like new. The other five are quite worn but still wearable. Please take all ten.
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Offer: Two Hoover bagless vacuums (94/columbus) Gifted - Two (count ‘em) identical Hoover WindTunnel Bagless Canisters, with Powered Nozzle. Both work perfectly and powerfully, and there are a lot of attachments and even some spare parts. You may need to buy a new powered nozzle; the old one is on its last legs but still works. That’s the thing w/ a motor inside that beats the hell out of your rugs, available from a number of online sellers. While the two hose assemblies work fine, for some obscure electrical reason each has to be matched to its vacuum for the power nozzle to work, but that’s the only limitation. Everything else is interchangeable. You must take everything. It’s all at 94/Columbus. Boy, will you ever need a car! (Don't have one? We may be able to arrange a delivery--I really want these out of here.)
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Offer: wire closet shelving (94/columbus) Expired - The shelving comes in 18- and 36-inch pieces, and as the pic shows it will also hang clothes, or you can just ignore that function. There's also some odds and ends to join pieces together, make a 90-degree turn, etc. Haven't measured, but I'm guessing there's mebbe 50-60 feet of the stuff, removed from the closets of a deceased neighbor, in excellent condition. Not sure of the brand, or if it comes in other lengths; Mr. Google should know that. I may be able to deliver; better hurry—the painters have their own agenda and I'd hate to see these go to waste.
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Photo of free wire closet shelving (94/columbus)
Offer: Large mailing tubes UWS (94/Columbus) Expired - Five long and extremely sturdy cardboard shipping tubes, natural brown color, 80" long (that's just under seven feet, folks) by 3-1/2" outside diameter. And another five same diameter but about five feet long. Here's your chance to ship a gift bullwhip to your mother-in-law. Or build a low-budget wedding chuppah, if that’s in your future. Or drill some holes and send the world’s biggest flute to Washington, where there's the hot air to play it. Perfect for something; only you know what that is. Please take all you want, hopefully all ten—I need the space. 94th/Columbus; difficult on the subway but possible; I can rope them together. Harry Joseph There are 10 kinds of people, those who read binary and those who don't. Request: Hardback Tana French 'In the Woods' (UWS 94/Columbus) Expired - The paperback print is too small for my wife's eyes, so I'm looking for the hardcover edition, which is out of print. We'll even return the book if you like after she reads it, in a smoke/virus/pet-free setting. Offer: FRAGILE labels (UWS 94/Columbus) Gifted - A three-pound roll of just under 500 4"x6" adhesive-backed labels
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Offer: Sewing stuff, quite a bit (UWS 94/Columbus) Gifted - Probably amounting to 2-3 armloads of stuff, most of it buttons, needles, pins, doo-dads and little tools, and accessories, seemingly for the serious sew-er. And a lot of spools of thread. There's also a sewing machine, condition unknown. And some cloth. Here's the catch: The stuff has to leave the building tomorrow latest, and today would be very good. I have bags and boxes to hold the stuff; if you have a car fine, if not I may be able to help with mine. This stuff is going to landfill unless you step forward. Offer: Handsome bench (UWS 94/Columbus) Gifted - Excellent condition; 47" wide x 33" high x 18" deep. Last pic shows cushion raised to show unmarred wooden seat
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Photo of free Handsome bench (UWS 94/Columbus)
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Offer: Lexmark 7300 multi-purpose printer (UWS 94/Columbus) Gifted - Model 7300. Prints, copies, scans, faxes, but only on a PC, not a Mac, unless you're really good at this software stuff. This is not for amateurs, since it's so old (2005, but never used, I think) that you're gonna have to know your way around driver downloads, etc. to get it working. Not sure its recently-deceased owner ever learned to use it; should work fine but no guarantees. Complete w/ manual, and I can furnish any cables you need, and for that matter a ride home for you both if necessary, masks on, windows open, holding breath.
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Offer: wheelchair for your dolls (94/columbus) Gifted - Two identical unopened doll-size wheelchair models, that Lammily sez can be assembled in five minutes. Take a look at their website for more details. There are some other similar Lammily items not yet examined, that you can have, too.
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Offer: Autobridge game (UWS 94/Columbus) Gifted - This is only 5" x 7", and appears complete and nearly new, though I didn't count the 48 playing hands. Complete with coffee-stain.
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Photo of free Autobridge game (UWS 94/Columbus)
Offer: Small glass lamp chimneys (94/columbus) Gifted - Dimensions: Bottom OD 2-3/32" Top OD 1-29/64" Diameter at widest place 2-27/32" And 6-5/8" tall There's about a dozen, wrapped in dusty newspaper from God-knows-when. They appear brand-new, if decades old. Or as we say, NOS, 'new old stock.'
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Request: Ballet slippers (UWS) Received - Any size, any condition—they're for a prank and will <not> be worn. So even if worn <out> I can use 'em. Thanks! Offer: Broadway original-cast LPs (94/columbus) Gifted - There may be 100 or so, and lots of other LPs, mainly from the '60's and '70's. Left behind by a deceased neighbor; the couple of LPs I checked looked in good shape. You must take all the show LPs; the others, we'll talk. Offer: Wooden footrest (UWS 94/Columbus) Gifted - This goes in the kneehole of your desk. It's about 18" wide and 8" high.
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Photo of free Wooden footrest (UWS 94/Columbus)
Offer: Dennis Basso 'fur' throw (I think) (UWS 94/Columbus) Gifted - This sure looks like ermine, but ain't. It's new, never unpacked, but a small tear in the bag reveals that it's not actual fur. Judging from everything else on the Basso website (where this doesn't appear) it was pretty expensive. A comforter is about the only thing it could be, warm as toast. Too bad my wife didn't like it.
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Offer: Handsome wooden jewelry chest (UWS 94/Columbus) Gifted - It's 22" wide by 11" deep by 13" tall, three drawers and the top compartment, all felt-lined. Excellent condition, except the compartments could use a bit of vacuuming/brushing. There are no stains.
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Photo of free Handsome wooden jewelry chest (UWS 94/Columbus)
Offer: Small desk and/or file cabinet (UWS 94/Columbus) Gifted - Desk measures 33" x 18" by 28” high File cabinet measures 23” deep, 15” wide and 28” high Take either item or (I hope) both. You'll need a car w/ a good-sized trunk, or two wheelie-carts and a helper who enjoys subway steps.
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Photo of free Small desk and/or file cabinet (UWS 94/Columbus)
Offer: Para-legal training materials (UWS 94/Columbus) Gifted - Two thick loose-leaf binders, full of yummy legal stuff for the aspiring paralegal, one from 2002 and the other from 2000; not sure how much that matters. See the title-page pics. Heavy reading (11 pounds total) so I'll throw in a Fresh Direct bag. SCOTUS, here we come!
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Photo of free Para-legal training materials (UWS 94/Columbus)
Offer: Many, many Playbills (UWS) Gifted - If you're a hoarder w/ show-biz connections, when you die you leave behind a gazillion Playbills (actual count) occupying 15-20 shelf-feet (for real), dating back to the '60's. My recently-deceased neighbor was just such a person. It's a treasure-trove of theater information and nostalgia, in excellent condition. They all await you at 94/Columbus, and I can drive you home with them if you need it, masks on, windows open, holding breath. Offer: oed, oxford english dictionary (94/columbus) Gifted - the final authority when it comes to words. complete with the (essential) magnifying glass
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Offer: wheelchair for your dolls (94/columbus) Gifted - two identical unopened doll-size wheelchair models, that lammily sez can be assembled in five minutes. take a look at their website for more details.
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Offer: swivel chair with arms (94/columbus) Gifted - very good condition; see the pics elevator building at 94/columbus
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Photo of free swivel chair with arms (94/columbus)
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Offer: wicker chairs, five (94/columbus) Gifted - this is a set of five wicker chairs, in excellent condition; couldn't find anyplace needing mending. there are two w/o arms (dining), two with arms (see pic) and one armless rocker (see pic) you must take all five, from an elevator building at 94/columbus
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Photo of free wicker chairs, five (94/columbus)
Offer: unusual ceramic cookie jar (94/Columbus; 1-2-3-B-C-D train) Expired - Bet you've never seen one like this, or is it just me? The pictures tell it all, except that it's ceramic, in perfect condition, probably never used. Pick up 94/Columbus. I'll even find a box and some bubble-wrap to protect it on your way home.
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