Popular reality television programs have created further interest in antiques and relics of the past. Fans of Pawn Stars, American Pickers and Antiques Roadshow can find treasure of their own at the local antique and collectible shops in Baltimore.

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Another Period In Time

1708 Fleet Street
Baltimore, MD 21231

Located at historic Fells Point, Another Period in Time resembles the old maritime district with antiques and items that were once traded along the port. Explore over 6,000 square feet of nostalgia from the collections of 15 different local dealers. Make sure to walk upstairs to the second floor for pleasant savings. There are plenty of furniture, glassware, jewelry and porcelain antiques on display. If you are a casual visitor or a true hobbyist, take a trip to Another Period in Time.

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Baltimore’s Antique Row

800 Block of N. Howard Street
Baltimore, Maryland

Antique Row is a collection of antique shops within Baltimore’s cultural district. In fact, Antique Row is the oldest antique district in the U.S. If you are looking for fine art, furniture or antique books, there are specialized shops in Antique Row. Medieval, Renaissance and Art Deco items are featured in displays and window fronts. First-time antique buyers may feel a bit overwhelmed as the biggest sellers and collectors of antiques heavily visit Antique Row. You may not find too many bargains, but you will find rare and mint condition antiques.

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905 W. 36th Street
Baltimore, MD 21211

Woodward’s Auction House is an estate liquidator that delivers quality merchandise. Join Woodward’s every other Tuesday for live auctions. Bring in old jewelry, sterling silver and gold for straight up cash. Woodward’s is always buying and is interested in a long list of items including World War II memorabilia, pocket knifes, vintage purses, slot machines and old toys. Visit their website for upcoming auctions complete with listings and photos.

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Ryan’s Relics

8100 Belair Road
Baltimore, MD 21236

Packed wall-to-wall, if there is an item you want, buy it that day because it is quick turnover at Ryan’s Relics. You can visit Ryan’s Relics every week and think you have walked into a different store. People from all over the East Coast visit Ryan’s Relics for deals and they buy in bulk. If you brought a trailer, you can easily buy enough furniture to fill a room. Make a claim soon at Ryan’s Relics because the artifacts do not have a long shelf life.

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O’Malley Antiques

1501 Sulgrave Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21209

Fine furniture, oil paintings, mirrors and rugs are all on display in the showroom of O’Malley Antiques. Owner Charlene O’Malley has over 25 years of antiques experience and he hopes to enrich homes with his selection of beautiful and historic pieces. O’Malley’s collection covers American, English and Continental antiques of the 18th, 19th and early 20th century. Take time to look over the O’Malley’s exquisite collection of clocks, jewelry, old books and brass and copper fireplace equipment. Find relics with meaning and value at O’Malley Antiques.

By Lance Duvall