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 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
It was COLD but the vintage was HOT! It was great to be back for the April season opener at Vintage Garage 2018. The dealers bundled up and weren’t afraid to bring it. I’m constantly amazed how many love the Garage. We couldn’t do it without you and we thank you.
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.
Is Ivory legal to Sell? Vintage and antique dealers come across things either made from ivory or with ivory incorporated into the design. Is it legal to sell Ivory in the United States as an antique or vintage dealer? I’m not a lawyer and this isn’t legal advice. Below is some
Vintage Fashion Mistakes! Regular Vintage Garage Chicago vendor Kira, is a fashion and jewelry designer and a vintage fashion lover! One of her favorite things to do, is scout out vintage treasures all over the lands. She frequents thrift, antique, and vintage shops tracking down irresistible finds from decades past
I surveyed 250 vintage dealers and asked a series of questions that revealed many common threads among those of us who make a living buying and selling vintage. Answers were often honest and surprising. There is no doubt we are a passionate bunch! Because I asked open-ended questions, I’m posting
Paul Degan, founder of Collector’s Agency also has the distinction of being Vintage Promotions very first vendor ever! Paul has great Mantiques and you can always find great metal, crates, records, clocks, radios, boxes and other great vintage. Check him out in his regular spot at the top of the