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Obscura Antiques and Oddities

207 Ave. A, New York, NY 10009 40.729 -73.981
at 13th St.  See Map | Subway Directions Hopstop Popup
212-505-9251 Send to Phone

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  • Price Range: ($$) Mid-Range
  • Products & Services: Antique/Vintage Furniture, Decorative Accents, Lighting, Living Room Furniture, Mirrors, Vintage Clothing
Photo by Corinne Durand

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Official Website

obscuraantiques.com

Hours

Daily, noon-8pm

Nearby Subway Stops

L at First Ave.

Payment Methods

American Express, MasterCard, Visa

Product Guide

Clothing

  • Vintage Clothing

Home

  • Antique/Vintage Furniture
  • Decorative Accents
  • Living Room Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Mirrors

Profile

Owners Mike Zohn and Evan Michelson scour tri-state area flea markets, auctions, and estate sales weekly to increase their outré inventory: an extensive array of taxidermy, medical apparatus, and fraternal memorabilia (think Masonic and Elk Lodge pins and badges). Items run the gamut from the slightly bizarre (a mounted Moose’s hoof) to the vaguely macabre (glass eyes, an apothecary’s set of poison/antidote bottles, empty alas). Most items are fairly reasonably priced, although more unusual finds, such as the mummified head of a Peruvian child circa 500 B.C. are for show more than sale. While the stock is dominated by bottles, beakers, books, and bric-a-brac, you’ll also find some vintage clothing that ranges from authentic Victorian capes and corsets to Edwardian navy apparel like heavy leather jackets and sailor suits.

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