VintageMaineia

Unique. Useful. Vintage for you from Maine.

Kenduskeag, Maine
| 5,598 Sales | 5 out of 5 stars 5 out of 5 stars

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Announcement    Celebrating over 5000 sales of unique, useful, interesting vintage from Maine. Featuring jewelry, souvenirs, tableware, decor, collectibles, ephemera, rustic farm finds and more. Check back often for fresh finds from Maine!

Please visit my other shop, just getting started, for old paper, ephemera packs, slow stitch kits, and other antique and vintage bits for your crafting and repurposing pleasure:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/AuntJosScrapBag

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Last updated on Apr 18, 2022

Celebrating over 5000 sales of unique, useful, interesting vintage from Maine. Featuring jewelry, souvenirs, tableware, decor, collectibles, ephemera, rustic farm finds and more. Check back often for fresh finds from Maine!

Please visit my other shop, just getting started, for old paper, ephemera packs, slow stitch kits, and other antique and vintage bits for your crafting and repurposing pleasure:

https://www.etsy.com/shop/AuntJosScrapBag

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About VintageMaineia

Sales 5,598
On Etsy since 2011

Part-Time Selling with Attention to Detail

My husband and I got our start selling vintage online in 2002. We moved on from de-hoarding my family to curating our Maine-based shop.

In 2009, we relocated from Brooklyn (near Etsy's headquarters) to Maine. We love it up here!

I enjoy the process - acquiring the item, making friends with it and enjoying it a bit. Researching is so much fun! Then photographing the piece and listing it to its best advantage, but noting any flaws as well. When it sells, I get a little closure as I carefully pack the item up and pass it along to someone who will love it, or even repurpose it into something amazing.

My avatar is a painting by Charles Henry Richert of his wife on their honeymoon in circa 1900. He was my grandmother's uncle. Here is my Pinterest art gallery of his work:

https://www.pinterest.com/VintageMaineia/charles-henry-richert-art-gallery/

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  • Joanne

    Owner

    Raised in several states and trained as a professional horticulturist, I have been selling vintage items online since 2005. My husband and I toured Etsy in October of 2016.

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Last updated on May 18, 2018

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Last updated on May 19, 2022

Frequently asked questions

Where do you obtain your items?

We source all of our items here in Maine.

Are your items new?

Most are vintage (pre-loved). Vintage items are for those who appreciate the character and uniqueness of bygone eras. Most vintage items will show some signs of use and wear. I try hard to be complete in my descriptions and fully disclose any known flaws. Please respect the amount of my time and effort by reading my descriptions thoroughly and viewing all of the photos.

What if I have a question about an item?

We are happy to answer any questions you have about condition, quantity, or size before purchasing an item. Please convo us.

I can't see the whole item. Can you provide more pictures?

Please contact me via convo to request more pictures.

Do you have more items?

Please contact me if you are looking for something. We may just have it, or we may be able to obtain it for you.

What if I change my mind?

Of course, you may change your mind, but in that case, you can expect to pay the shipping. In today's world, we need to see photos of any issues. The USPS requires them for any insurance claims, as well.

What kind of Money Orders do you accept?

Only US postal money orders issued by the USPS. They can be cashed when I drop off packages at the post office.

Why don’t you ship to Germany?

Strict recycling laws went into effect in January, 2019. I regret that the new stipulations to register and pay a fee make it too onerous and expensive for small online sellers to legally comply with the requirements..

Why is shipping taking so long?

We ship most items within 24 hours.

As of late July, 2020 we are seeing extended shipping times with some items. (I recently sent banana bread to my own mother who lives in the same county, and it took six days via priority mail.)

The Postal Service is experiencing heavy demands due to increased online ordering, as well as other changes. Tracking is almost always provided.

How do I deal with shipping delays?

We know that postal workers are doing as best they can. It really isn’t anyone’s fault.

On your purchased order page, there is some tracking information. If you click on the tracking number, it will take you to the USPS tracking page which may provide some additional details.

Feel free to contact me with any concerns.