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There's a new spot to shop vintage in Old City. Harrisburg native Betsy Cassel officially opened to the doors to her new store, Scout Salvage and Vintage Rescue, on November 1. Occupying a 1,000-square-foot space at 21 North 3rd Street, the former home of Viv Pickle, Cassel's shop carries vintage housewares, industrial furniture, and salvaged farm items, plus accessories, shoes, and a sprinkling of men's and women's vintage apparel from the '50s and '60s.
So what sets this place apart from area stores with a similar inventory? Cassel makes affordability a priority. She tells us that, with a few rare exceptions, everything at Scout Salvage is priced between $25 and $150. This means that Cassel's best-selling items—coffee tables and multi-purpose storage (tool boxes, old trunks)—will go easy on your wallet.
Be sure to scope out the new store on Friday, December 6, from 11am to 9pm, when Cassel will be offering light bites, plus 20% off storewide. If you can't make it to the shop, follow Scout Salvage on Instagram, and keep an eye out for an e-commerce site to launch next month.
· Scout Salvage and Vintage Rescue [Facebook]
· Scout Salvage and Vintage Rescue [Official Site]
· Where to Shop in Old City: The Definitive Guide [Racked Philly]