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Old and discarded odds and ends; rummage; junk: a wonderful collection of white elephants, trash, treasures and, as the antique dealers spell it, ”junque”/ ever since the self-described ”junque” jeweler arrived in New York

[the pseudo-French spelling lends a certain chic and dignity to the material]


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