Frequently Asked Questions

How many items may I consign?   You may have up to 20 items in the shop. You may bring in up to 10 items, per card, the 1st week, 10 items the second week; for a total of 20.  After that you may bring in items to replace those that have sold.

What are the shop hours?  The shop is open for shopping from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Consignments are accepted or may be taken out between 10:00am and 3:00pm.

When is the shop closed?  The shop is closed the Wednesday before Thanksgiving, the Wednesday before New Year’s Day and when Sherborn schools are closed for SNOW.

How do I remove consigned items or change my prices?  Take your item/s and card to a staff member in the check in room.

How and when can I get my money?  You collect your money from the cashier in the Jewelry Room.  Your money is available the week after your item/s sell and may be picked up at your convenience. You must collect your money within 12 months of the end of the shop’s fiscal year in which you sold the items. Funds not collected will revert back to the shop.   IE.: Money for items sold between January 2016 & December 2016 must be picked up by December 2017.

When is the half price sale?   At the end of each session, we hold a Half Price Sale. Items not sold will be given to charity.

What if I don’t want my items to sell for half price?  You may remove your items anytime between 10am and 3pm the week before the sale.

What if I don’t want my items to be given to charity after the sale?  You may remove your items only between 1pm & 3pm on the sale day.

What do you accept?     The Good as New Shop accepts the following, provided that they are in ‘good as new’ condition.  Think: Would you give it as a gift? or Would you want it as a gift?

  • Clothing and accessories for women, men and children
  • New socks and slippers (must be in original package with tags)
  • Purses, wallets, and cosmetic cases
  • Seasonal sports equipment
  • Games & puzzles
  • Small appliances, kitchen and household items
  • Linens, curtains, bedspreads, dust ruffles, towels, bed spreads
  • Fabrics, yarn and craft materials
  • Books, CDs and DVDs (sell separately, do not bundle)
  • Bric-a-brac, small antiques, jewelry and knick-knacks
  • Pictures, art work and mirrors (may be no larger than 18” x 24”)
  • Silk flowers, pots and vases

What is not accepted?    The Good As New Shop does not accept anything that is worn out, out of season, chipped, broken, dirty, has the name of a resort, business, fundraiser, road race, advertisement or political candidate.

We also do not accept:

Ashtrays, audio tapes,  baskets, bathing suits, bed pillows, boots, briefcases, bundled books, car seats, cell phones, condensed books, cosmetics, dried flowers, duffels, encyclopedias, food, furniture, golf bags, hair accessories, helmets, liquids, luggage, mattresses, men’s suits, pajamas, perfumes, plants, plastic flowers, sewing patterns, shoes, skis, sneakers, snowboards, used slippers, stuffed animals, suit cases, telephones, textbooks, toys, typewriters, underwear, VHS tapes.

These lists are not all inclusive and may change without notice.

There is a more complete list in the check-in room.

The Good as New Shop, the Unitarian Universalist Area Church and the Staff are NOT responsible for loss by fire, flood, or theft.  All items are left at the owner’s risk.