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Bring cash-though some dealers will take a check or credit card, cash is a big plus when it comes to bargaining, especially when you are at flea-markets.
Pack along with you price guides and make sure they're current. Prices, especially for country furniture, kitchenware, and toys have been fluctuating wildly.
Carry a tape meaasure and a list of your room and doorway dimensions.
Magnifying glass for closer inspections.