Majestic Trophies

325 East 88th Street
New York, NY 10128
212 289 5569
majestictrophies.com
Hours:
M-F 11am-7pm

Astro West

102 West 79th Street
New York, NY 10024
astrowest.com
Other Locations:
417 Fifth Avenue

The Chinese Porcelain Company

232 East 59th Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10022
212 836 7744
chineseporcelaincompany.com
Hours:
M-F 9am-5pm

Alpha Engraving

120 West 58th Street
New York, NY 10019
212 247 5266
alphaengraving.com
Hours:
M-Th 10am-6pm; F 10am-4pm

Gotta Have It

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153 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
212 750 7900
gottahaveit.com
Hours:
M-F 10:30am-6pm; Sa-Su 11am-5pm
Gotta Have It

From an original Abraham Lincoln photograph and signature to Buddy Holly’s signed yearbook to Madonna’s headshot and resume, there were numerous treasures to be found in this small collectibles store. The owners of Gotta Have It, Pete Siegel and Ed Kosinski, have spent over twenty years “looking for … read more

SJ Shrubsole - LOST GEM

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SJ Shrubsole - LOST GEM

As I told Jim McConnaughy, the vice president of S.J. Shrubsole since 1982, I was, initially, intimidated to enter this world-renowned silver and jewelry shop, but after meeting him, I was able to relax and engage in conversation. There were many remarkable stories that Jim shared with me, but the most … read more

Brigandi Coins & Collectibles - COMING SOON

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104 East 57th Street
New York, NY 10022
brigandicoin.com
Brigandi Coins & Collectibles - COMING SOON

Now old enough to be as vintage as the items they peddle, Brigandi began as an antique coin vendor in 1959. Since moving to their current location in ’82, they’ve expanded to include autographed items and other memorabilia. Coins still rule the day: dating from the late 1700s onward. I, actually, found … read more

Stack's Bowers Galleries

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123 West 57th Street
New York, NY 10019
212 582 2580
stacksbowers.com
Hours:
M-W 10am-7pm; Th-F 10am-5pm; Sa-Su 10am-3pm
Stack's Bowers Galleries

Begun by two brothers, Joseph and Morton in 1932, Stack’s Bowers Galleries has been a leader in the cataloguing and selling of collectible coins for the past eighty years. The company has been in its current location since 1953. I can recall many a time as a child stopping by here with my dad, who was … read more

A M Two in One Shop

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362 West 52nd Street
New York, NY 10019
212 581 9583
Hours:
11am-5pm Everyday
A M Two in One Shop

Anthony and Annette Magana’s have been selling “a little bit of everything – new stuff and old stuff” for over thirty years. As one can imagine, they have become known in the area, having also lived above their shop while raising their family.  One day, while I was chatting with Annette, an elderly … read more

Fine and Dandy

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445 West 49th Street
New York, NY 10019
212 247 4847
fineanddandyshop.com
Hours:
M 12pm-8pm; W-Sa 12pm-8pm; Su 1pm-8pm
Fine and Dandy

Matt left the theater industry and joined forces with Enrique to realize the dream they shared of running a men’s accessories boutique. In 2008, they began with an online business, which they used as a platform to present and develop their dandy style. Next, they had pop-up shops at places such as Onassis … read more