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I started young, purveying dandelions as a four-year-old in an ersatz booth made from a refrigerator box. My blooms were a penny; I sold one--to my mom--yet, the selling bug bit, and boy, did I itch!

I've honed my skills over the years, but learned early--as a pigtailed peddler--that, if I want to sell much, it has to be something people can't find just anywhere.

Let Laura help you in your last ditch effort to find that something special!

Shipping details

I ship promptly, usually within a day, sometimes two. If you need an expedited delivery service, please let me know so we can work something out together. Free delivery confirmation is included for buyers in the USA, except for flats (items mailed in an envelope, such as owner's manuals).

In the spirit of reuse, I reclaim packing materials whenever possible in order to keep shipping costs low and mounds of supplies from entering the waste stream. Printed receipts are included upon request.

Refunds, returns & exchanges

14 day returns.
30 day returns for small appliances and electronics.
Need longer? Please ask!

Refund is for purchase price less s/h, unless my error necessitates the return. Though I hope you'll be thrilled with your purchase, I accept returns for any reason, even if you simply changed your mind (the only exception is prop buyers, though, as it's so easy to abuse the privilege).

Lost items: full refund if tracking info says it didn't arrive within in a reasonable time.

Damaged items: full or partial refund (I may request return or proof of damage). I double-box glassware and other especially fragile items, so you will have a thrill, not a disappointment, when you open your package.

Additional information

I take credit cards, Paypal, check, money order, or cash at the time of pickup (for local buyers in Grand Rapids, MI).

Items shipped to Michigan incur 6% sales tax. Items shipped to countries outside the USA may incur import taxes, according to the laws of your country.

Please pay within a few days--if you need longer, let me know--I am willing to work with you.

Vintage Small Appliance Replacement Parts & Instruction Manuals

Need a vintage small kitchen appliance replacement part or instruction manual? Let Laura help you in your last ditch effort to get your small appliance running! Visit Laura's Last Ditch for 100s of hard-to-find vintage kitchenwares: