Items shown represent a small selection of current inventory.

115-Year-Old Wood Practice Clavier

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This beautiful wood practice clavier by Virgil of New York still has its original paper guarantee label inside with a creation date of August 16, 1900. We love that they call the place of construction the “manufactory.” That’s a word that needs to come back. Alas, the warranty expired … in 1905.


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$30.00 - $3k, as marked

As my great aunt, Amelia once said, “Good art is in the eye of the beholder until the financial appraisal.” But if something makes you happy, all the better. We’ve certainly got pieces for a variety of tastes, so put on your raspberry beret & come check ‘em out!

Baby Doll Surprise

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Bless our student staffers—they placed this item amongst the kid’s toys not realizing [one hopes] this is actually an intubation practice dummy. Usually, I figure that when a doll’s face peels off that’s the clue it’s not a kid’s toy, but then I don’t know what weird dolls our student staffers grew up with, so here it is.

Barrel Full of Crutches!

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$3.00 per set

And honestly, what’s more fun than a barrel full of crutches? The ability to walk again without crutches, yes. But in the interim, crutches are going to help you much more than crawling around on the ground crying out in pain.

Because Sometimes Someone Somewhere Just Needs French Fry Earmuffs

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Just .10!

I like a good French fry pig-out as much as the next person, but I’ll be honest, I’ve never considered putting them on my ears. I suppose they would keep your ears warm if they were right out of the deep fat fryer. And as Chi Chi DeVayne says, “Laissez les bons temps rouler!”

Descriminating Four-Legged Customers Choose UW Surplus

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You can't put a price on this kind of sophistication & taste

We call him Pupperino, and he’s a four-legged frequent flier at the Surplus Store because: obviously this pooch knows the better establishments of Seattle. Pupperino, we salute you!

Erard Grand Piano

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42939-1. There’s something very Miss Havisham about this piano—with lovely wood that must have been dazzling when new, and with its classical lyre-styled pedal mount, the grand old era from which it came remains visible despite the nicks and scratches of time. The story of the Erard company is as fascinating as its creations (really, Google it when you can), and if we’re reading the internal numeral correctly, this piece may be from between 1840 – 1875. Serial#: 14833. We also know that the German Schimmel company bought the Erard name in the 20th century.

Glorious Rainbow Over 25th Ave!

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One of the many benefits of visiting the Surplus Store when it’s rainy: awesome meteorological metaphors like this!

Goat Visitor

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Niblets, tin cans, you know . . .

Yeah, so you may have heard that sometimes we have goats show up in the store—typically with our regular customer, Lacia, who is happy to tell you all about her endeavors in the Wide World of Goats.

Hand Dryer Excitement!

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46877-1. Always dreamed of the thrill of blow-drying your own wet hands the way the rich & famous do at the gas station? Or holding up a wet infant to a wall dryer the way Michael Keaton did in Mr. Mom? Well, now, my friend, all your dreams can come true. By World Dryer.

Hardcover Husky Stadium Books!

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$5.00 each

Husky Stadium, by Thomas Potter & Jim Daves. This great & hard-to-find book (it recently went out of print) makes a FANtastic gift for the die-hard Husky alum & sports fan in your life. Featuring stirring photography & stories. Each book is shrink-wrapped and in very fine condition.

Intubation Dummy Doesn’t Care if You’re a Sloppy Kisser

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46921-1. Technically, this is called a Laerdal Airway Management Trainer, and he comes in his own case to avoid curious onlookers, but you can call him Clark, or Vitto, or Fabio, or Bubba or whatever your dream date name is; we won’t tell. Comes with a spare set of teeth, always great in a dream date.

Original Artworks by Prosser

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$500.00 - $3,000.00 (oils). Pencil & charcoal works priced as marked.

We have a variety of striking framed artworks—most are oils but there are also works in pencil, charcoal, tempera, and ceramic tiles—signed “M. PROSSER” and “M.P. Allen,” and all attributed to the same artist—Margaret Prosser [nee Allen]. We know that the artist was born in 1913, was a professor at the University of Delaware, authored a book on ornamentation in Indian architecture, and passed away in 2007. Her style shows nods to American regionalism of the 1930s, Cubism, East Asian influences, and the works of Thomas Hart Benton and Andrew Wyeth, among others.

Rain Overalls & Jackets

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Just $2.00 each (Must like yellow)

So the next time you’re at the club, dancing to the latest Cazwell track, and you see the Gorton’s fisherman working it out under the glitter ball, obviously, you’re going to want to ask him where he gets his mean threads. And while he may swipe left on you & keep it all a secret, we can tell you we’ve got a bunch of his preferred rain overalls and matching jackets here at the Surplus Store for a super-sweet low price. Best of all, if someone tosses their drink at you the way Shangela did to Mimi Imfurst, it’ll all roll right off your liquid-proof pants! We could totally see Kanye rocking the Gorton’s fisherman look, plus he’d have access to all those fish sticks.

Rainbows Over the Dumpster

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Taken 12/11/14. Hey, we take our good omens where we find them, and we appreciate a meteorological metaphor for surplus when we see one.

Soda? Pop? Yep, We’ve Got That & More!

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Drinks priced as listed

Regardless of where you fall on the great pop vs. soda terminology divide (sodapop, anyone?), we’ve now got you covered and then some. Customers have been asking for some type of drinks machine in the Surplus Store—we’ve heard you, and we are now happy to offer a vending machine that offers soda, pop, water, juice, and energy drinks. The vending machine accepts both cash and debit/credit cards. Automatic for the people, yo.

Vintage Mail Sorter Cabinet!

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46837-122. Every once in a while we receive an antique piece so awesome and yet so utterly useless for my purposes that I briefly consider making room in my house even though an 81-slot mailbox could serve no reasonable function for me other than looking cool, which is a bananas reason for hefting this giant into my place, but I know plenty of you out there who will come claim this beauty and save me from myself. So I thank you in advance. Measures 34 ½ x 14 x 49”H.

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