Kenwood wool blanket - Would you buy on a budget?

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  1. ozarkhunter

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    I found a "vintage" Kenwood Famous all wool blanket (made in Canada) that has never been used or cleaned. It was stored in the factory bag and has no wear, stains or damage.
    I can't afford to spend a chunk of money to buy higher end/better known wool blankets. Hoping to pick this one up for around $50 - Queen sized - 76"x90". Anyone have an idea of a reasonable price?
     
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    Kenwood wool blankets are high quality.
    Vintage = Better in almost all cases.
    Your getting a super deal for $50 if it's brand new.

    Have any pics?
     
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    Just a thought, I pick these and similar blankets up all the time for $10 to $12 at thrift shops. I even saw a nice Hudson Bay point blanket at a yard sale for $20 a few weeks ago. I'm not sure how common they are in your area, but maybe worth a look if you're on a budget like myself. Robert
     
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    I managed to find a small, lightweight Fairbault wool blanket about a year ago for $2 at a thrift store locally. First and last one I have seen around here. I look for them any time I am in a thrift store. I have asked my wife to keep an eye out at yard sales. I'll have to show her some to help her know what I am looking for. Here in Arkansas they don't seem to be as prevalent, likely due to winters not being severe for the most part. We do good to get 1 decent snowfall per year. Decent being a few inches that seldom hangs around more than a couple of days.
     
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