Vintage Clothing Is Here!

Vintage clothing is now in!  Mostly men’s, but wear it too.  We have Izod Lacoste sweaters and jackets, western shirts, bike shirts, marching band jackets, sweaters with leather panels and accents, Hawaiian shirts, Boy Scout shirts, military surplus bags and much, much more.  We also have:

  • 1902 U.S. Army Officer’s Dress Sword w/ Scabbard from the E.A. Armstrong Co. of Chicago
  • A very clean Cavalier cedar chest with key, it still has the original advertising label inside
  • A signed etching from Axel Herman Haig titled “Plaza de la Constitucion, Seville”
  • And an Earl Newman framed poster for the 1964 National Shakespeare Festival at the Old Globe Theatre in England

Be sure to make it to the Randolph Street Market On June 28 & 29.  Mark will be set up in his usual space (immediately to the right when you come in the Randolph Street entrance).  Stop by and say hi.

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Get Ready! Vintage Clothing is coming for Midsommarfest!

June 6-8 is Midsommarfest here in Andersonville and we’re bringing in some GREAT vintage clothing.  Everything from the 1970s – 1980s including bike shirts, Hawaiian shirts, Boy Scout shirts, Denim jackets, cowboy boots and more.  Theyre’ guaranteed to sell fast, so get here early!

Some recent additions to the shop include:

  • 1900 – 1920s Wooden Workbench w/ vice
  • An early rolling stand w/ drawer, perfect for the kitchen, sewing room, bedroom, foyer (for mail and keys).  You name it.
  • We have some Lane end tables
  • A couple of student size drafting tables
  • A marble top server that actually looks great with the marble top removed, the top is wood and slate
  • An early barrel back chair

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Mark Had A Great Time At The Elkhorn Antique Market. A Few New Items In The Shop. Be Sure To Check Out The Strombergshyttan Ashtrays In The Shop.

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Mark had a great time at the Elkhorn Antique Market.  He’ll be in the same space for the August 10 show, be sure to stop by and say hi.

Some new items in the shop today:

  • A nesting pair of Strombergshyttan Studioglas ashtrays.  They are signed and numbered. – $100.00 for the pair
  • An art deco vanity stool. – $25.00
  • 3 framed temple rubbings.  Check out the party scene in the larger of the 3. – $25.00 to $38.00
  • Georges Briard cake plate. – $24.00
  • A late 1800s oak fireplace mantel.  We got a great deal on this, straight of the house.  – $195.00
  • Heilig-Meyers framed advertisement. – $37.50
  • An unsigned oil on canvas painting. – $65.00
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This is Elkhorn Antique & Flea Market Weekend! Be Sure To Stop And See Mark.

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A few of the things we just brought in:

  • Curt Frankenstein Engraving, Signed & Numbered, “Corporate Image: The Board of Directors” – $125.00
  • Whitewashed Warehouse Cart, Great Industrial Design – $245.00
  • Tailor’s or Seamstress’ Table w/ Cut Outs On Both Long Sides To Seating – $175.00
  • Drafting Table, Student Size – $155.00
  • Old Paintbrushes, Yes, Old Paintbrushes – Great Look and Feel – $5.00 each
  • Single Antique Theater Seat – $65.00
  • Double Wide Antique Theater Seat – $145.00

 

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Elkhorn Antique & Flea Market is This Weekend! Lots of Antiques, Vintage, Primitives and Furniture to be Had

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Here are some of the great items we currently have in stock:

  • A pair of polished aluminum planters at $55.00 for the pair.
  • A pair of 1950s – 1960s table lamps $35.00 for the pair.
  • Printed tin picnic baskets at $25.00 each.
  • Assorted footlockers, trunks and chests ranging in price from $38.00 to $55.00
  • A great shelf made from an 1880s crate.  The inside of the door has beautiful lettering and both sides have the original labels.  A steal at $85.00.
  • Two pairs of Victorian architectural corbels.  Great architectural salvage.  $195.00 per pair.
  • Vintage 16mm films including 1940s hunting and fishing reels and Pepsi and Amway industrial films.  Awesome archival footage.  $15.00 – $18.00 each.
  • Arrowhead copper wall tree. $35.00

Mark is still in Indiana today, but returning tonight to start loading for Elkhorn Antique Market this weekend. He will all sorts of antique, vintage and found art including great primitives and furniture. All with our well known, great pricing.  Information on the show can be found here. Mark will be set up in space 105 right near the front entrance. Be sure to stop by and say hi!

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Here Are Some New Items We Have In The Shop.

Mark Is Taking A Short Vaca To Visit His Brother & Sister-In-Law,
But He’ll Be At The Elkhorn Antique Show This Weekend,
He Has A Great Booth Right Near The Front Entrance, Booth 105.

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Don’t Forget Your Mothers This Weekend!
Mark Will Be At The Grayslake Antique Market.

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Happy Mother’s Day to Pat, Shirley and all the other mothers out there.  You are all the BEST!!!

Be sure to take the special one in your life to the Grayslake Antique Market this coming weekend.  Mark will be set up as usual with lots of bargains to be had.

And hopefully the St. Roger Abbey nuns will be there, their baked goods are HEAVENLY!  Mark, if you read this bring home a mixed fruit tart and some apple bread.

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I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best.

Oscar Wilde had it right. And here we have some of the best for you. We have industrial design, mid century modern, Danish modern and art. Lots of art. Everything from signed oil on canvas to watercolors to signed and numbered lithographs and glass mosaics.

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A Few More Things We Have In Stock Today

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