A Bizarre Sell

Posted on: September 28th, 2009 at 6:29 am by

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Whether it’s material possessions or services for hire, people will use neighborhood street furniture as a marketplace to sell anything. The tear-away-tab fliers taped to lightposts, magazine boxes, and the like seem to get more bizarre over time.  Take, for instance, one such posting on Essex Street which is trying to hawk stick shift lessons to a population largely comprised of walkers.

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Or maybe this posting at the corner of West Houston and Thompson, which is an advertisement for an “original production cel” of Jessica Rabbit which was reportedly used in the film Who Framed Roger Rabbit?

What strange wares have you seen advertised on the streets? 

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