Antique Values How much is this worth? This question is often asked, then answered. Antique values and vintage values can vary greatly. Items don’t generally have set prices. You can’t order them from a catalog where there’s a choice of different size or color. You can’t purchase them in
What’s The Least You Need To Sell Vintage?
This is a series of posts about the business of vintage. I took a survey of 250 vintage dealers and in this series; I’m starting with the top 10 most shared issues. If you’d like to get a notice when the new post is up, sign up below. Check out
3 Things I Wish I Knew BEFORE I Became a Vintage Seller
When I started selling vintage in 1999, I had no idea what i was doing. Selling online was new and I was learning as I went. Here are 3 things I wish I’d figured out sooner. 1. Storage and vehicles get small fast In 2000 we bought a Subaru Forrester,
Open a Vintage Store and Watch the Money Flow in
Check out an updated version of this article and more about selling vintage and antiques on BusinessofVintage.net Check out the first two articles in the series: What’s the Least you need to Get Started and Competition. If you sell vintage, or want to become a dealer someday, you are welcome to fill
Don’t Break this Vintage Rule
Check out my weekend finds! A vintage beaded handbag, pair of silver candlesticks (or chrome) one brown pottery mid century lamp, another midcentury lamp, this time a desk lamp. Haven’t researched anything yet. Last but not least an unidentified piece of art pottery with an amateur look yet a really
Memorial Day is Almost Here! Summertime Retro Vintage Photos
Throw back to last year and a timeless video of ladies in their vintage bathing suits and spring and summer clothing. Just in time to kick off summer! Plenty of vintage fishing and swimming. Love the beach shot too! Don’t forget to check the schedule to see what we are
2019 Garage Schedule
2019 Flea Market Schedule The Vintage Garage is thrilled to be in Evanston 2019! Looking for vintage? That’s what you’ll find! 3 times in 2019 in Downtown Evanston. Chicago’s only all vintage market is back for 2019. We’ll be in a lovely parking garage in Evanston at Davis and Chicago!
The Secret to Competition in Vintage
Read, Shop or no Shop and The Least you Need to Sell Vintage If you sell vintage, or want to become a dealer someday, you are welcome to fill out the Vintage Dealer survey. There is a lot of competition in the vintage industry. No doubt. Any niche market you decide to get
What Constitutes Vintage? Vintage vs. Antique Defined
You’ve heard of the Antiques Roadshow. Objects come from basements and attics across America and are worth hundreds, thousands or even more. Or a magical object they’ve purchased for $5 at a garage sale is worth hundreds of dollars. Everyone gets rich! But, unfortunately, that’s not how it really works, but
What is the Definition of Vintage Clothing?
What is the true definition of vintage clothing? Vintage fashion is hot. Vintage style, retro style? That may not be authentic vintage. It may be brand new intended to have a vintage look. What makes it authentic vintage clothing? The age of the piece needs to be from 1993 or prior to be considered