Sports fanatics will feel at home in this store that is dedicated to memorabilia from the great sports played in the USA. They include baseball, basketball, boxing, football, hockey, horse racing, golf and tennis.
History buffs and those interested in paleontology, osteology, malacology and anatomy will think they have stumbled on an Aladdin's cave at this treasure trove of all things natural history related. It is located a short distance from the American Museum of Natural History on Columbus Avenue.
This elegant store has a light wood floor and shelves that are out of reach. They are be-decked in unusual yet well crafted pieces of art and hand carved wood vases and bowls, metal candle-holders, unusual picture frames, hand painted boxes and lacquered trays to name just a few items.
This history of the Americas can almost be told in this store which has collections and collectibles like weaponry and other military related pieces. It is always on the lookout for new pieces and free appraisals are provided.
FDNY and NYPD branded goodies pay a tribute to the brave members of these two bodies with apparel and keepsakes available in plentiful supply here. There are also tribute books, embroidered and printed items for 9/11.
Row upon row and shelf upon shelf of comics line the walls and the aisles of this store in Midtown west Manhattan. What the customers sees is only part of the stores collection which is in the 500,000 region with a huge Japanese manga selection.
Vintage comics, movie posters and other memorabilia is available at this Flatiron district store. The store is continuously looking for and trading in collectible comics and can look for specific items as necessary.
What began as a reggae record-swapping place in Chicago moved to New york and now has a tiny store on Forsyth Street. With over 500,000 vinyls to search through local visitors and those from far and wide come to seek reggae heaven.
The finest of the fine maps, rare books, atlases and globes among other antique collectible items are on display at this Midtown east store. The price tags are not for the faint-hearted or penny-pinching types either.
The couple who run Bauman Rare Books have been in the rare and collectible book business since 1973. Some of the items in store date back to the 15th century and are more for viewing in a museum-sense than casually flicking through in a New York Times bestseller list sense.
Specializing in the rare and unusual, Aaron Faber has jewelry, watches and trinkets from the past and more recent designers. Unique wedding and engagement rings are part of the attraction.
The unique collection, featured at this Midtown East store on the second floor of the Japan Society building brings the culture of this country to Manhattan. Home accessories available include furniture, sake sets, china dolls, kokeshi figurines and books on art, cuisine and culture. There are also some vintage obis (kimono sashes) and silk scarves with traditional Japanese emblems.
Good Records NYC is all about vintage vinyl records. Collectors and local enthusiasts who visit the store looking for rare items enjoy a broad collection and knowledgeable assistance.
Movie posters are the serious endeavor of this little store on 18th Street in the Gramercy area of Manhattan. Posters from Out of Africa to Pulp fiction to Toy Story and African Queen are available here.
Jerry Ohlinger's Movie Material Store has all kinds of posters and photos from current and classic movies. Located in Midtown west, Manhattan it also has rare movie materials and other items like lobby cards and pressbooks.
This unique Manhattan boutique specializes in creating hand-crafted dolls for play and display. An in-house doll hospital tends to dolls that have had mishaps and tours of the facility occur regularly, along with friendly lunches.
Amedeo carves cameo broaches and jewelry both custom made and off the shelf are available. If customers want their own image carved into a cameo this is also possible.
For the collectors or music purists out there this store carries a wide selection on vinyl records. It features primarily soul, blues, Brazilian, rock and music from the 1960s.
Comic enthusiasts will not be able to tear themselves away from this East Village store as it carries a vast range of books, toys and other collectible items. Customers come from Europe and Japan to check out the stock.
For those interested in things to do with natural history and the evolution of man, species and all living things this store will be the proverbial candy store for the kid. Items to do with insects, fossils, taxidermy, seashells, skulls and skeletons are all on display.
This army and navy surplus carries original, new and used military clothing, equipment and insignia from the United States Armed Forces and other countries. Its original store opened in the 1940s and the current store is on 42nd Street in the Hells Kitchen area of Manhattan.
Customers wanting to build their own mechanical marvel that implements commands at the touch of a button or switch may find what they are looking for here. This Upper West Side store is also popular for workshops and parties.
This gallery has over 12,000 different posters on display at its location between the Little Italy and Soho districts of Manhattan. Posters related to movies featuring female actors, male actors certain genres of movie are all available here.