Did you know the State of Georgia (and I'm sure many other governmental entities) sells surplus material on eBay?
Available as of this date:
97 Computer Monitors, 1 bid, $49.99
1980 Blue Bird School Bus no bids, starts at $99.99
2 Foosball Tables 1 bid, $26.49
I had a meeting at GSU, and the woman's desk was a gorgeous pale green tank desk, much like the one pictured above. She got the desk, as well as the matching green, metal table and barrister's shelves, from the Georgia State Surplus Property Program. So, my hunt for gorgeous, cheap retro finds has taken a new direction.