Recently on the Cocktail Nation I had the chance to talk to Dwayne Scott Cerny
about his book Selling Dead People’s Things :Inexplicibly True Tales, Vintage
Fails and Objectionable Estates.
What a character, a man of great knowledge about all things vintage and a
man who has some amazing tales to tell about the world that is vintage, estate
sales and collecting.
If you have done any collecting you will immediately identify with the fact that
there are many interesting people in this world, some might astound you, some
might shock you and some you will become great friends with.
Duane Scott Cerny covers all this off in his book Selling Dead Peoples Things
which takes you on a rollercoaster journey of stories from selling rare Playboy
original prints whilst at school to making friends with an eccentric second hand
dealer and the struggles of holding onto a business premise and starting over
again. This is a must have for all vintage collectors who scour the second hand
and charity stores on the weekend, I promise you will know all these interesting