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4 Year Shopiversary!

4 Year Shopiversary!

So, it nearly passed me right by in the frantic pace I’ve been keeping these past few months, but last week  (November 15th to be exact) was the 4 year milestone for my ownership of Kenton Antiques. This past year has been the most...
I Covet: Vintage Advertising Measuring Tapes

I Covet: Vintage Advertising Measur...

So, the other day I cleaned up behind my desk at work (I know, right!!!) and while I sorted through things I started tossing my tape measures into a jar to keep them all together. Then I stopped, and repeated that thought… ‘all...
February Sale – Art is for Lovers!

February Sale – Art is for Lo...

The January Ephemera sale went so well, I thought I’d keep the good times rolling right into February. This month I’ve decided to help you help me unburden some of my overflowing walls, floors, nooks & crannies by offering...
Bringing Vintage to the Holiday Table

Bringing Vintage to the Holiday Tab...

So, a lot of you know, I’m not super big on the Holidays, and I have a real hard time even decorating the shop for the Holidays. It’s not that I’m a curmudgeon (hush!) it’s just that I don’t like needing an...
NOS – New Old Stock – What is it, and why is it rad?

NOS – New Old Stock – W...

If you have ever seen an eBay or Etsy listing for NOS and wondered what that meant, let me explain. NOS – New Old Stock is the term for an old item that has never been sold at retail.  There are warehouses,  stores and basements...
Ace Typewriter – Historical Preservation, Family Style

Ace Typewriter – Historical P...

So, I want to take time now and again to pay homage to places that have helped foster, curate and develop my love for all things antique.  Since I started collecting typewriters in my early teens, it may seem natural that I would want to...