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Why encourage the making of more stuff when there's so much cool stuff in the world already? One Ungifty way to give a great gift this Christmas is to look on eBay for pre-loved kitchen stuff, which often comes with a story. Here's a special end-of-week eBay scavenger from Chicago editor Heather...

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Blue Lotus Tray/Plate: Enameled steel and a great blue duo
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White Stoneware Teapot: A modern piece in excellent condition
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Atomic Orange Salt 'n Pepper Shakers: Measuring up at 5"
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Mixing Bowls: Set of three Rosti melamine bowls from Denmark