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Whomever coined the phrase, "One man's trash is another man's treasure," must have known a thing or two about the joys of the flea market. And while the thought of a garden-variety flea might conjure visions of half-used shampoo bottles and three packs of T-shirts, it need not! In fact, the Bay Area boasts some of the best markets in the country. Just imagine discovering a blouse from the ‘20s for a mere $20, an entire rack of super-cute $5 dresses, or the perfect vintage dresser for a fraction of the Pottery Barn price. Deals like this are just a short drive away. To streamline your bargain-hunting adventure, we’re giving you the lowdown on the top three flea markets around San Francisco—plus a list of our recent scores. So, slather on the sunscreen, bring a big, empty tote, and put on a convincing bargaining face, and we’ll see you at the flea!
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