I love estate sales. (I bet you knew that already!) I scout out the ones in old houses, with lots of mid century items. That is my jam. I stopped going to garage sales now, since they are usually small, and I don’t find much. Estate sales are big, and I almost always find something. You can’t be afraid to dig and get dirty. If you pick the big sales that are packed to the gills, you have a much better chance of finding good stuff that nobody else even knew was there! Although the sight of this may seem intimidating:
Just look at what I came out with!