Buying secondhand items in quantity is almost always a good idea whether or not you get any antiques as windfalls.
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Sometimes, however, when you buy a package deal — a complete houseful of furniture — you will get a few valuables in the collection.
Our dealer's license — which cost nothing — comes in handy for private purposes ... at auto auctions, for instance.
Some games, though, are fair enough ... like the gimmick of rearranging your merchandise.