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Thrift and Browsing at Brooklyn Flea

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    Jonathan Butler (left) and Eric Demby (right) try on jackets at the booth of Brooklyn Flea vendor ConRags.
     
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    The Brooklyn Flea as seen from the mezzanine of the historic former Williamsburgh Savings Bank building on Hanson Place, where the flea market is held each winter.

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    Vendor Little Gardens on the main floor of the Flea.

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    Jonathan Butler looks at postcards from the vendor Jaybird Antiques on the main floor of the Brooklyn Flea.

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    A visitor browses trinkets for sale by the Alphaville vendor.

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    A classic Hall & Oates record is one of the gems found at a Brooklyn Flea vinyl vendor.

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    Inspecting a pair of vintage work boots on the lower "vault" level of the Flea.

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    A pair of children's cowboy boots at the vendor Manny's on the lower level of the Brooklyn Flea.

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