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A Brooklyn flea market specializes in truly weird oddities.

A Brooklyn, New York, flea market will offer some bugged-out items for sale this weekend ― like a spider web ring.

The First Annual Oddities Flea Market will be held March 12 at the Brooklyn Bazaar, giving lovers of the weird a chance to buy some truly bizarre items in all price ranges, according to organizer Ryan Matthew Cohn, best known for his appearances on the Science Channel series, “Oddities.”

  • Articulated Cat Skeleton
    "For $5, you could get a vintage postcard," Cohn told HuffPost. "For a lot more, you could get a taxidermic cat."
    Ryan Matthew Cohn
    "For $5, you could get a vintage postcard," Cohn told HuffPost. "For a lot more, you could get a taxidermic cat."
  • Exploded Skull
    Ryan Matthew Cohn
  • Antique Wax Colon
    Cohn's co-star, Mike Zohn, of <a href="http://www.shopobscuraantiques.com/">New York City&rsquo;s Obscura Antiques &amp; Oddi
    RMC Antiques
    Cohn's co-star, Mike Zohn, of New York City’s Obscura Antiques & Oddities, said it's a perfect place to shop for any kind of holiday. "You could get a taxidermic rabbit," he told HuffPost. "That's a good Easter gift for Grandma. But there is also one vendor who specializes in prosthetic eyeballs."
  • Squirrel Diorama
    Amber Maykut
  • Handmade Victorian Gas Mask
    The flea market replaces one that was held a few times a year at the <a href="https://www.huffpost.com/entry/two-faced-kitten
    Wren Britton
    The flea market replaces one that was held a few times a year at the Morbid Anatomy Museum, a death-centric museum in Brooklyn that closed its doors in December.
  • Eyeball Ring
    Odd.Ball Oddities
  • Antique Anatomy And Scientific Lithographs
    "Their flea market was one of the most popular events they had," Cohn said. "My wife and I thought, 'How can we save it?' Non
    Obscura Antiques
    "Their flea market was one of the most popular events they had," Cohn said. "My wife and I thought, 'How can we save it?' None of the vendors had any place to go."
  • Victorian Hair Art
    Evan Michelson
  • Sword Tarot Earrings
    Zohn hoped the flea market is successful enough that they can hold them every few months.
    Bloodmik Jewelry
    Zohn hoped the flea market is successful enough that they can hold them every few months.
  • Human Tooth Ring
    "We're carrying on the tradition of showing things not seen by the average public," Zohn said. "People are flying in for this
    Ryan Matthew Cohn
    "We're carrying on the tradition of showing things not seen by the average public," Zohn said. "People are flying in for this."
  • Spiderweb Ring
    Margaret Cross

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