HobartCollectables

Hobart Collectibles - Antique, vintage & retro

Hobart, Australia · 3156 Sales

HobartCollectables

Hobart Collectibles - Antique, vintage & retro

Hobart, Australia 3156 Sales On Etsy since 2010

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About

Purveyor of antique and vintage collectibles

Hobart Collectables opened one gorgeous gin soaked Summer afternoon (hence the original spelling Hobart Collectiables) as a way to give a few of our amazing antique and vintage collectible finds a new breath of life and clear up our overly filled house.

From there the store took on a life of it's own, and from being our own personal virtual garage sale has turned into an all consuming monster, which combined with our love of op-shopping has meant it continues to grow at a tremendous rate.

We strive to bring you the best antique and vintage collectibles sourced from throughout Australia at the best prices, because we believe that the joy of collecting shouldn't be reserved for those with a big disposable income, and that the best way to enjoy your new treasure is to look at it, hold it and use it, rather than lock it away for safety's sake.

We originally began operating from our lounge room but have since mid 2010 expanded to take over our spare back room, totally separated from the main house with it's own back entrance, guaranteeing a smoke and pet free environment for all your treasures whilst still allowing our darling daughter a small black cat named Circus.

The majority of our stock comes from not for profit organisations, and the majority of our profit goes back into acquiring new stock, so by collecting through us not only are you picking up some true gems from the past but you are also indirectly helping out those in need and the organisations that support them.

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Shop members
  • Sarah

    Owner

    Shop co-pilot and chief adviser on purchases and quality control.

  • Adam

    Owner

    Co-owner, pack mule and chief purchasing, photography, listing, packing and posting officer.

  • Israel

    Owner

    Assistant photographer and vintage toy expert as well as being in charge of background noises throughout the day.

Shop policies

Last updated on September 9, 2013
Here at Hobart Collectiables we believe collecting shouldn't be stuffy and serious - it should be fun and something you can incorporate into everyday life! We aim to make a wide range of antique and vintage items available so you can get a bit of yesterday today for tomorrow...

Accepted payment methods

  • Accepts Etsy gift cards
Payment
We accept paypal and Etsy's Direct Checkout as standard, for other options please contact us and we'll see what we can sort out.

We're quite happy to place items on hold for you for up to 3 days, or longer by arrangement.
Shipping
We send all our items via standard post but are always happy to use Registered, Insured or Express Post. International items are sent using airmail.

Tasmanian customers are more than welcome to pick up items directly from us to save postage costs - simply use 'HOBART' as a coupon code at checkout and postage will be deducted automatically and we'll arrange a time with you to drop around.

We pack items as carefully as possible, however cannot accept responsibility for anything damaged or lost during transit. We suggest insurance for all our items, however to keep postage costs down we don't include it, so please contact us to find out the additional price and to have it arranged
Refunds and Exchanges
We describe everything to the best of our ability, and pack things very carefully. If you're worried about things being damaged or lost in the post please contact us to arrange insurance for your item.

For any other problems please contact us within three days of receiving your item and we'll attempt to sort something out with you.
Additional policies and FAQs
If you're after something in particular ask us, and if we don't have it we'll try and find it for you. We have hundreds of items we haven't listed yet, so you never know...