Gertrude Abercrombie People ask me all the time, what do you buy? I have my favorite categories but I will honestly buy whatever appeals to me and what I can resell for a higher price. From 19th century English porcelain to a 1978 Hardy Boys board game. We
2017 is here! These are my vintage resolutions for the New Year. Let me know in the comments if any of these are on your list too-Melissa
Many would remember vintage Eldon Toys for their Plastic models or many Slot Car sets. Many more would recognize one of the Japanese toys that they re-branded as their own like “Billy Blastoff”. Manufactured by Tomy, Billy was an overachieving 4″ figure of a boy who housed a motor to drive his
5 Important Tips for the Vintage Garage Holiday Market! Sunday is the Vintage Garage’s Holiday Market from 10am to 5pm. Free Hot Chocolate while it lasts AND Here’s a few tips for planning. 1. DRESS WARM It’s going to be chilly. We are an open air Garage but covered. Layers.
2018 Flea Market Schedule The Vintage Garage is thrilled to be back for 2018! Chicago’s only all vintage monthly market is back for 2018. Expect vintage furniture, midcentury modern, vintage clothing, vintage jewelry, industrial, vintage lighting and so much more! We fully expect the 2018 to be our biggest and best
Another season of Vintage Garage Chicago has flown by It flew so fast and we are so grateful. October 16 is season finale of our FIFTH SEASON! More vintage treasure was hunted than any season so far! 2016 brought great write ups from bloggers like, Ruby Spencer and Christina of cuddlepill.com.
Thanks for coming to the Garage Ruby Spencer! Your post is fantastic and I’m so glad you had a great time. I’ve shared a snippet below and a connection to her blog so you can read it all. Hello there!!! This past Sunday, I took advantage of the gorgeous September
The September appraisal fair at the Garage brought in a new round of cool vintage goods. We’ll be back on the 3rd Sunday of October. 1 free item appraisal per paid admission. Here are a few of our favorites from September- Ideal Shirley Temple Doll, 17″ from the 1950’s. Her original
[wpseo_address oneline="1" show_state="1" show_country="1" show_phone="1" show_phone_2="1" show_fax="1" show_email="1" show_url="1" show_logo="0"]The Nylint company began in 1937 producing kitchen tools and components for durable goods. From 1941-45 they were focused on War effort manufacturing particularly anti-aircraft magazines. After the War, with their modern steel pressing technology they turned in the direction of Toy making. There
Vintage Santa The great thing about Vintage Santa is that he is comprised of several cultures. Such as Saint Nicholas, a 4th century Greek bishop known for his generous gift giving to the poor. There was 16th century England’s Father Christmas, who brought the party with festivities and merriment, Or