We buy a lot of different things.  Below is an extensive list but incomplete... please take the time to read the list, you may be surprised as to what we will buy!

Feel free to contact us with any questions or if you need clarification.  If you have something which is not on the list but you think it may be of interest, please let us know. We are always looking for uncommon and unusual things.. .in fact, the odder the better!

Have a question? Send us a photo of your item by email to captin_hoek@hotmail.com

or call and ask for Cees (pronounced 'case') 902 - 668 - 2149

In no particular order, we buy:

quality solid wooden furniture such as step-back cupboards, chairs, chests of drawers, harvest tables and period pieces. Many good old pieces are found In basements, workshops or wood sheds. Even in disrepair, many of these can have value and be desirable!

solid gold and sterling silver items (99% of the time these are marked)

coins, paper currency, stamps, cards, comic books and many other collectibles.

military items, including uniforms, weapons, helmets, medals and badges, trench art, photos, etc.

vintage lighting...from oil lamps to bicycle lamps to electrical fixtures.

old toys and dolls, including parts or damaged toys, tin toys, dinky cars, wagons, pedal cars, etc. German tin toys and Japanese-made toys are often in demand.

quality and local artwork, folk art pieces, First Nations artwork

quality studio pottery such as Lorenzen, Nita Deberra, Deichmann

hooked rugs, old quilts.

gas and oil advertising (from large signs to paper items) oil cans, gas pumps, air meters and any other related items.

automobila such as advertising, license plates, hood ornaments, etc.

soda-related items...people love Coca Cola, Pepsi and other soda items so be on the lookout for these ... but beware of reproductions! We buy coolers, signs, bottles, and advertising.

firefighting items such as old fire alarm boxes, fire helmets, hose nozzles etc.

old cameras, lenses and equipment, up to and including some from the 1970's

fountain pens, pocket watches, vintage lighters.

clocks, radios and telephones, including parts.

nautical items, including - but not limited to - antique maps, logbooks, spyglasses, fixtures such as lights, telegraphs, etc.

vintage and antique fishing equipment such as poles, reels, creels and fishing lures

architectural and salvage items such as corbels, interesting doors and windows, hardware.

Mantels, shelving.

industrial items such as old factory carts, shelving, tables, machinery bases and lighting fixtures

old tools

vintage suitcases, umbrellas

vintage electronics... vacuum tubes and other components

old sporting equipment

antique and vintage books, certain periodicals

entire collections of coins, cards, postcards, marbles, costume jewelry, bottles, records,

some china patterns and glassware

mid-century decor and furniture

vintage clothing and textiles

musical instruments

Corningware and Pyrex

vintage and antique kitchen items

mercantile displays, tins, signage

 

crockery

early bronze, copper, pewter, cast iron and other metal objects

old tractor seats, wagon wheels, barn pulleys and ropes

scientific, medical and laboratory instruments and furniture etc.

Nova Scotia glass

old typewriters, phonographs, cylinder players, etc.

railway items, aviation items

old boxes, crates, barrels, kegs, etc... especially with graphics

Art Deco items

Primitive/country items such as benches, bowls, baskets and furniture

taxidermy

steamer trunks, baskets

Attic or shed full to overflowing?  Downsizing or relocating?  Inherited a house full?  Whether you are interested in selling a SINGLE ITEM  or  an entire ESTATE LOT,  call us !

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