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,
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
Saturday Evening Girls Friday’s are my day for hunting. The big neighborhood church sale was happening about a mile down the road on this Friday. I got up early, it was pouring rain so the crowds were light. I found myself in the treasure room and as the ladies added
Record Players Audio Archeology always brings interesting vintage Record Players and Hi-Fi’s. John’s been with us from the beginning and joins us in Evanston too. He surprised me at the Vintage Garage season opener a couple years back, with the Audio Visual Instruments Schoolroom record player. Big and boxy with
2019 we will be on hiatus due to the construction. The building and Garage are being made into swanky Midcentury apartments. UPDATE WE HAVE MOVED TO EVANSTON FOR 2019 CHECK HERE FOR THE INFO! These 10 have been the best years of our lives. The move to Chicago from Detroit.
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
Jarts. Were they so bad? Memories of Memorial Days past and future Fourth of Julys. Sparklers, barbeque, family and backyards. The games were classic: Badminton, Croquet, Horseshoes, Bocci ball and…. Jarts! My brother reminded me over the weekend. We whined to our Dad about how bored we were. Remember no cable
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!
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