Antiques, Collectibles and Vintage Items

Connecticut, United States · 708 Sales


Antiques, Collectibles and Vintage Items

Connecticut, United States 708 Sales On Etsy since 2011

5 out of 5 stars

QuirkMuseum is taking a short break


Note from shop owner I will be back in the shop on Sunday, July 24, 2016.

Note from shop owner

Last updated on Jul 16, 2016

I will be back in the shop on Sunday, July 24, 2016.

Michael Quirk

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Michael Quirk


Artist and Collector

I'm an artist and a collector of various artifacts, antiques and vintage pieces. I have been a hunter and gatherer of old and unusual stuff for years. My brother Billy had a stamp collection and I started collecting comics and coins when I was around 10 years old. A few years later my friends and I discovered some antique medicine bottles at an old dumping sight near the swamp. Later on, I became interested in collecting decoys, books, photos, toys, prints and artwork.

So take a look around the shop and view some of the interesting finds that have been collected at the Quirk Museum over the years. Some of these pieces inspired various art projects and are now ready to be passed along to others.

Finally, I like to get feedback from shop visitors. It's always great to hear from someone who finds that one vintage item in my shop that they have been seeking for a very long time.

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Shop policies

Last updated on June 20, 2016
Welcome to the Quirk Museum shop. From vintage items and artwork, to books, prints and toys, this is the place to find antiques, unique vintage items and quirky collectibles.

Accepted payment methods

  • Money Order
Pay Pal and USPS Money orders and personal checks are accepted. Orders not paid for within 5 business days and with no contact from the buyer will be canceled and the product returned to stock. The Seller reserves the right to cancel an order if there are doubts or questions about the transaction.

For Pay Pal - All payments should be made within 2-3 days unless otherwise noted/discussed. If payment is not received within 2-3 days of purchase the sale will be canceled & the item re-listed.
 You can use your credit/debit card to purchase through PayPal without creating a PayPal account. Step-by-step instructions: http://www.etsy.com/help_guide_checkout.php

Money Orders and Checks - should be postmarked within 2-3 business days. Please message me when you have sent it so I know it's on it's way. Your order will be shipped as soon as payment clears.
Your item will be shipped within 1-2 business days after payment has cleared.

Insurance is optional but highly recommended on breakable items as I can’t be responsible for any damage caused by the USPS. If you would like to insure the item, please contact me prior to paying so I can revise your invoice.

Sorry, no international shipping at this time.

I recycle boxes and packaging materials whenever I can. This not only helps the environment, but it also allows me to keep shipping costs low.

Refunds and Exchanges
I try to describe my items to the best of my ability, flaws and everything, but remember with vintage items they’ve been around for a long time and will have some wear and tear.

I want you to be happy with your purchase. If for any reason you are not, please contact me with the problem. I will do my best to fix it or offer a refund minus shipping fees.
Additional policies and FAQs
Your feedback is always appreciated. If you are unhappy with the transaction, please inform me of the problem and give me an opportunity to help resolve it before leaving any negative feedback.

Antique and Vintage Photos are original photos – They Are Not Reprints. As with any Antique or Vintage Item there will be normal wear and tear associated with an “old item”. There may be glue or tape residue on the back, or small amount of paper loss on the border, there could be staining or small rips along edges. This is part of the charm of antique photos. They are not in Mint Condition because most are between 50 and 100 years old. While I try my best to describe any flaws, some normal wear and tear might not be noted in the listing - always check the listing photos.

Lastly, I would like to thank all the Etsy buyers, repeat customers and people who liked my shop. Because of you, I can keep this train running.