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Antique Alley Texas: A Junker’s Dream

What started as a sidewalk sale in downtown Grandview and a couple of yard sales toward Cleburne in 1999 has turned into a 30+ mile long biannual event. Twice yearly on the 3rd full weekend (Friday, Saturday and Sunday) of April and September Antique Alley Texas presents miles of treasure hunting. Each year the show…

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Huntsville Antique Show Held Each September

The Huntsville Antique Show is held each September in historic Huntsville, Texas in the air-conditioned comfort of the Walker County Fairgrounds located at 3925 HWY 30, 77340, just three miles west of Huntsville on Highway 30 (Exit 116). Huntsville is located an hour north of Houston, on I-45. There is a $7.00 Admission fee and Children under 12…

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Antiques & Collectibles Shopping: Hillsboro, Texas

Historic downtown Hillsboro, Texas is an inviting and picturesque small town to stopover for a day of antiques & collectibles shopping as well as enjoyable dining. Five antiques shops and several restaurants are located in the quaint downtown area so shoppers can park and use the shaded sidewalks to stroll from shop to shop. This…

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Army Air Corp Propellors Repurposed Lone Star Signs

The Lone Star brewery acquired the WWI Army surplus propellors from Kelly Field, San Antonio, Texas. These were repurposed and distributed from 1941-1942 with a clock or shield. The porcelain shield was produced in 2 sizes. There were a few variations with neon or painted letters on the blades. The propellors were originally used on…

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True Antiques, Vintage: Midland Day Shopping 2

Yet another stop on my Midland day shopping trip for high-end antiques and vintage items in Midland, Texas was Sunflowers Showcase Antiques, located at 3416 Thomason Drive. Be sure to check out the other Midland shops (links). Sunflowers Showcase is located at the corner of Wall Street and Thomason Drive. This seemingly one antique shop…

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Artwork: Midland Texas Day Shopping 3

  Two more stops on my Midland day shopping for high-quality antiques, artwork and ethnic diverse items included Packrat Antiques and Motif Antiques Etc. Be sure to check out the other Midland shops, where you will be able to find more beautiful antiques and artwork (links). Looking for high-quality western artwork and collectibles? Be sure…

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Repainted Furniture: Midland, Texas Day Shopping 4

Three remaining stops on my Midland day shopping for antiques, collectibles, repurposed and repainted furniture included Found Furnishings, Old Town Tiques and  Antiques by Joseph. Be sure to check out the other Midland shops (links). Found Furnishings is located at 428 Andrews Highway – a short walk and a few doors north of The Cat’s…

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Day Shopping Midland, Texas: Rustic Windmill

  My first antiques day shopping trip was on June 29th with my first stop being Rustic Windmill in Midland. This shop is considered a vintage inspired market. There are 10 shops in Midland and 3 shops in Odessa, Texas, located 20 miles west of Midland. – Midland and Odessa are affectionately named the twin…