Quality Antiques and Collectibles
Antique & Collectible Highlights
Jewelry – Vintage, retro, and new. Necklaces, bracelets, earrings, rings, brooches. Variety of costume jewelry in rainbow colors. High-quality gold and sterling silver with precious and semi-precious gems like amethyst, diamonds, sapphires, iolite, tanzanite. Some pieces use fossils like ammonites or artifacts like moldavite. Lots of vintage and new handcrafted jewelry with sterling silver, pewter, stainless steel, turquoise, glass beads, swarovski crystals. Materials used are also rocks such as tigers eye, quartz, malachite, lapis, agate.
Coins – Proof sets. Various coin sets like birth year sets, wartime nickel sets, state quarter sets, WWII steel penny sets. Silver coins like Morgan dollars, peace dollars, Franklin half dollars, Washington quarters, Mercury dimes, 1892 & 1893 Columbian Exposition half dollars. Coins dating back to the 1800’s like coronet cents, Indianhead pennies, two-cent pieces, large cents, braided hair half cents. Some supplies like 2×2’s, grading books, and empty used folders. Various tokens including Winona County, American Revolution Bicentennial. Currency including $ 2 bills, $ 1 silver certificates, $ 5 silver certificates. Collector currency such as repeater notes, RADAR notes, Japanese Pesos. Silver grams, silver rounds, and copper rounds also available for precious metal investors.
Depression Glass and Fine China – Various color depression glass such as pink, blue, green, and yellow. Also includes shimmery carnival glass in colors like amber, blue, red, and green. Depression glass pieces such as pitchers, glasses, plates, sugar / creamers, salt / peppers, bowls, platters. Haviland fine china, Jewel Tea Autumn Leaf dinnerware, and Fiestaware old and new are specialties.
Vintage Clothing – Dressy dresses, casual dresses, tops, bottoms, and more from the 50s to the 90s. Add your favorite era-matching accessories such as over-the-top evening clutches, everyday handbags, colorful scarves, shoes, belts, and fun to funky hats.
We also carry men’s vintage shirts and pants. The selection changes as the seasons change. Watch for Hawaiian shirts and sandals in the summer or vintage furs and leather motorcycle jackets in the winter.
Furniture – Large ornate pieces like front foyer hall trees and breakfronts. Various sized wood or chrome kitchen and dining room tables with chairs. Chairs for regular use and chairs for room, patio, or garden decorating. Dressers – narrow and tall or wide and long. Bookshelves, wood cabinets, curios, and wood trunks for storage. Knickknack shelves to hold tiny precious treasures. Small pieces to accent every room such as end tables, plant stands, night stands, and benches.
Ancient Artifacts – Fossils such as ammonite, trilobite, orthoceras, knightia. Native American artifacts including arrowheads, drill points, and trade beads. Fascinating meteorites, moldavite, tektites. Roman Empire coins.
Signs – Vintage metal advertising signs for a variety of products like soda, beer, food, cigarettes. Lighted beer signs perfect for home bars or man caves. Expired traffic signs such as STOP, One Way, speed limits, arrows, street names and highway numbers. Contemporary signs with catchy sayings and graphics touting coffee, wine, hard work, beer, hunting, fishing, cars, and more.
Primitives – Cast iron pots, pans, trivets, bookends, doorstops, pulleys, pumps galore. Wood stompers, rulers, boxes, crates, chairs, ladders, paddles, shelves, benches, frames. Tools such as hammers, wrenches, saws, screwdrivers, ice tongs, cant hooks. Door knobs, plant stands, enamelware, canning jars, washtubs, buckets, hinges, tins, storage trunks.
Toys – Diecast cars, truck, tractors, construction vehicles. Skateboards, cap guns, Fisher Price toys, metal windup toys, slot car playsets, model kits, Trolls, HO train cars. Plastic people, vehicles, and animals. Tinkertoys and Lincoln Logs. Dollhouses and furniture. Jigsaw and 3D puzzles. Marbles, Breyer horses, racesets, plush animals, Beanie babies, children sewing machines. Action figures.
Vinyl Records – Slow playing 33s, 45s, 78s and the occasional Victrola vinyls. Covering many eras and styles from big band to early rock from jazz to country from children’s songs to Christmas carols.
Telephones – Working French princess phones from the 1970’s. Payphones. Rotary dial tabletop and wall-mounted phones in various colors. Modern cell phone accessories such as pop sockets and brackets. Wood encased crank telephones – retro and vintage.
Breweriana – Steins, mugs, glass pitchers, mirrors, bottles, cans, beer trays, advertising, crates, bottle openers, décor, glasses, decanters, tap handles, lighted signs. Great for man-caves or home bars. Something for all collectors including popular brands like Hamms, Schmidt, PBR, Coors, Miller, Leinenkugel. Historical local items from Bub’s, Park Brewing, and Fountain Brew.
Antique Car Parts – Small parts like gear shift knobs, odometers, lights, gauges, emblems, hood ornaments, license plates. Oftentimes large parts like hoods, wheels, bumpers, steering wheels. Some mechanic tools. A few brand names carried are Ford, Mustang, Cadillac, Chevy.