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Tuesday, July 3, 2012

Seattle Craigslist Grunge Watch

Posted by on Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 11:56 AM

I possibly regret to inform you that if the sale of grunge items on Seattle's Craigslist doesn't pick up, this will be the last installment of the SCGW. Unfortunately the same items are posted each week, lately the only new items appear to be music instruments. The highlight of this week's SCGW is a person looking for a pair of used Doc Marten boots who lives on the east side ("which, by proxy at the very least, makes me lame"). Obviously, the SCGW pick of the week.

Although the listings are stale, the trend remains up again this week (surprise!) as noted in this week's GRUNGE GRAF:

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Listings after the jump, as usual: links will break as listings expire. Click Quick!

Digitech Grunge guitar pedal - Purple LED - $30 (N Seattle)
"Has controls for LOUD, LOW, HIGH, and GRUNGE."

Fender guitar amp 160 watt - $200 (Kirkland)
"I live in an apartment complex and there is nowhere to play this thing without disturbing every neighbor in the building!"

Fender Precision Bass Lyte - $300 (Ballard)
"Because I was young and stupid, I thought it would be helpful to distinguish the knobs by carving small letters into the bass next to a couple of the knobs (see pics) - ah, the grunge years."

Guitar, amp, and effects pedals!! - $175 (Graham)
"B.C. Rich Warlock, in good condition, its signed by john nitzinger who played with hendrix and i have photos to proove everything but if you dont care about that it sounds good and you can use it for whatever."

BONUS PORTLAND CRAIGSLIST GRUNGE WATCH:

Vintage 90's Grunge Lace up Black Combat Boots - $40 (Beaverton)
"Excellent condition! Only worn once. Purchased in the 90's."

Levi Strauss & CO. 501 W36 L30 destroyed grunge feathered - $15 (Troutdale)
"well worn and vary usable."

Funky wooden bookshelves, sort of a grunge/punker vibe... - $30 (Aloha)
"Funky design, has a sort of 'boy's room' vibe to it. ( maybe it's just the black paint, I'm not sure )"

Doc Marten boots Blue Men's 14 (13) - $60 (Oregon city)
"They are not my style any longer. No trades, email only please. Price is firm."

Accidental Revolution - $5 (McMinnville, OR)

"A great book to read for people who remember the era with an honest sentiment. The author's interjection of heartache has you missing the nihilistic dumbness of the times, yet his language makes you see how alive the movement continues to be."

Costumes: clown, zombie, skull (East Salem)

"white gloves which are also grungy looking. Gloves are size: medium"

 

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do you do appraisals?
Posted by secret child on July 3, 2012 at 5:19 PM · Report this
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@1: Are you the SCGW intern?
Posted by derek_erdman http://www.derekerdman.com on July 3, 2012 at 6:09 PM · Report this

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