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Best Places For Antiquing In Baltimore

June 26, 2012 6:00 AM

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Are you a little tired of frequenting the same places on your weekend shopping trips, only to find the same selection of ubiquitous merchandise that was there last weekend? Maybe it is time to try something a little different. Whether you are a seasoned antiquing enthusiast or someone who is looking to spice up her shopping experience, bargain hunting at local antique shops is a fantastic way to find one-of-a-kind pieces for your wardrobe or home. Be sure to add these locations to your list of antique stores to check out the next time you are looking for something truly unique.
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Charlotte Elliott
837 W 36th St
Baltimore, Md. 21211
(410) 243-0990
www.charlotteelliott.com

Charlotte Elliott, located in Hampden, features four levels of art, antiques, vintage clothing and accessories, and even musical instruments. The owner, Charlotte herself, is extremely knowledgeable about the pieces in her store and is always ready to assist her patrons. She prides herself in offering quality items to dress you up or dress up your home. This antique shop is also a fantastic destination if you happen to be looking for something from a specific era, as Charlotte Elliott will all but certainly have what you are looking for.

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The Antique Man
1806 Fleet St.
Baltimore, Md. 21283
(410) 732-0932
www.theantiquemanltd.com

This particular antique shop is a little quirky, with its carnival inspiration and tributes to old horror movies. The store is decorated with a unique collection of sideshow-like pieces that are not available for sale, but are certainly fun conversation starters, such as the 12 foot tall two-headed mummy. The owner of The Antique Man is clearly passionate about Baltimore and its rich history, and he carries many items that represent the story of the city. The prices are reasonable and they are even willing to bargain. The Antique Man is a must see shop with a distinct personality.

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Ye Old Antique Barn
3722 Bank St.
Baltimore, Md. 21224
(410) 522-2221

This antique shop is a fantastic place to visit if you are looking for discount furniture and home decor. You are guaranteed to find affordable and unique pieces that you would not find in your usual large chain furniture stores. Ye Old Antique Barn is also committed to giving back to the community by assisting our veterans through AMVETS, as well as raising money for various other charities. Some of the specials the store offers include 25 percent specials on early bird Saturdays, senior Mondays and military discounts daily.

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Avenue Antiques
901 W 36th St.

Baltimore, Md. 21211
(410) 467-0329
www.facebook.com/AvenueAntiques

Avenue Antiques is possibly the most popular of the Hampden area antique shops. Located on the famed “Avenue” on 36th Street, this store is three levels of everything from standing pianos to satin gloves and vintage ball gowns. There is always a wide variety of antique jewelry, accessories and clothing at reasonable prices. The setup is slightly different than what you would expect in many antique stores. The setting consists of different stalls, each run by its own vendor. The downside to this is that the pricing of items can be inconsistent, however it makes the selection of items diverse and interesting.

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Brass Works Co
1641 Thames St.
Baltimore, Md. 21283
(410) 327-7280
www.baltimorebrassworks.com

Brass Works has been around for 37 years and is a wonderful place to check out. If you are interested in adding some personality to your home with unique, quality pieces, this is a must visit. Cray, the owner here, is extremely knowledgeable about his selection and clearly proud of the pieces he offers. Whether you are in the market for antique light fixtures, a one-of-a-kind door knocker or a quality set of brass numbers for the outside of your home, Brass Works is the place to find it. Customer service is at the top of the priority list for this store as well; if the shop does not have quite what you are looking for, they will make sure you get it by ordering is especially for you and your decorative needs.

Jenna Clark has been a freelance writer for two years and a blogger for four years. Her current blog gives advice to women about how to look fashionable on a budget. Jenna currently lives in Bel Air with her husband, Brandon, and their two dogs. Her work can be found at Examiner.com.
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