First Dibs: Your advanced look at sparkling jewelry, crazy gumball machine, funky lamp...

Oct 22, 2014

You’ve been asking for it and now we’re giving it a shot: Here’s your chance to see and buy some great new finds before we put them on sale to the general public. We’re offering a special discount, too! All you have to do is join our e-newsletter list, which you can do from our Orion’s Attic Web site, or Follow us on Facebook. We just got in some gorgeous vintage gold, silver and costume jewelry, two gumball machines including one with a rotary phone attached to it and a few other nifty pieces. We are giving our loyal e-newsletter subscribers and Facebook followers a 48-hour head start on perusing and purchasing these items. We are placing all of these pieces on a special Facebook photo album. Click here to view. You will see...

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Just Opened: New Space at Emporium Antiques in Frederick MD

May 5, 2014

We just got back from stuffing our brand spanking new booth space at Emporium Antiques in downtown Frederick, Maryland with tons of vintage toys, dolls and blue glass. We’ve got vintage and modern tin litho wind-up toys, a railroad yard full of Lionel and Tyco trains and accessories, dolls and some blue glass. Many of the toys and dolls come with their original boxes! Some are very rare pieces. Most of this stuff minus the glass and some of the dolls is making its public debut! Our space is in the middle building along the edge of South Carroll Street. Ask for vendor code “ORI” if you have trouble finding us. See more than 90 photos from our first batch on our Emporium Antiques photo album on Facebook. Emporium Antiques is open seven days...

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Presidential, political and Hollywood autographs for sale Sept. 26

Sep 17, 2013

Orion’s Attic is proud to announce that Freeman’s Auctioneers and Appraisers in Philadelphia will be selling our impressive autograph collection on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 starting at 10 a.m. You can bid in person or online through the Freeman’s web site. You’ll find a treasure trove of history that includes an autograph book signed by John F. Kennedy and other presidents, a letter written by Mother Teresa and many other pieces by presidents, Supreme Court justices, members of Congress and old Hollywood and entertainment legends. Go ahead and register to bid now and then bid on our items. They are lot numbers 380, 381, 382, 383, 386, 387, 389, 392, 395, 396, 398, 399, 400, 402, 419, 427, 428, and 435. You can visit the Web link above to see what’s being sold in...

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Fenton glass, Hummel figurines added to Hancock MD store

Aug 5, 2013

We’ve just added a batch of fun new pieces to our big booth at the Hancock Antique Mall, located at 266 North Pennsylvania Avenue in Hancock. We’ve added an array of costume jewelry, Hummel figurines, dog figurines, more vintage records (45s) and a gorgeous piece of Fenton glass. It’s a Fenton milk glass silvercrest espergne horn dish. Check out photos on our Facebook page album. Ask for the Orion’s Attic booth in the back right corner of the main part of the store and you’ll see signs with our name on it. Everything in our space is 50-percent off the sticker prices. Not sure how much longer we’ll run the huge discount so gobble up the good stuff now! Hancock Antique Mall is open every day of the week except Wednesday. The staff will...

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Just in: angels, costume jewelry at Hancock Antique Mall

Jun 10, 2013

We’ve brought a collection of angels and costume jewelry to our booth space at the Hancock Antique Mall, located at 266 North Pennsylvania Avenue in Hancock, Maryland. Ask for the Orion’s Attic booth in the back right corner of the main part of the store and you’ll see signs with our name on it. Prices range from $4-$25 on average but everything in our space is 50-percent off the sticker prices for June. Check out a photo album of the angels and jewelry. We’ve got porcelain angels, glass angels, Christmas angels and some little figurines. One of the angels plays music when you squeeze her. The costume jewelry includes bracelets, pins, earrings and necklaces. Hancock Antique Mall is open every day of the week except Wednesday. You’ll find a lot of other good stuff...

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Hand-made wagon (goat cart) is hard to let go

Jan 2, 2013

Won-ok and I didn’t wake up on May 28, 2011 planning to have a life-affirming day that would still bring joy to our hearts a year and a half later. We didn’t plan to buy a hand-made wagon and fall so madly in love with it that we held on to it until 2013. (We put it up for sale today on our Web store.) It just sort of worked out that way. Our intention then was to simply show two new friends¬†representing the Japan Bear and Forest Society a little slice of America before they returned home: That meant only one thing — minor league baseball. We picked up Tomoko and Kaz at a D.C. hotel and headed north. Bryce Harper and his Hagerstown Suns teammates weren’t slated to take on the Asheville...

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