Discoveries at Old as Adam, December ’15

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Dear Friend of Old as Adam,
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Happy holidays from Old as Adam! Christmas is just days away, but no fear, we’ve got just the vintage gift for that discerning dandy or dame on your list. Gift certificates are also available! Visit the Portsmouth shop over the holiday break to see our new stock of one of a kind antique objects and vintage threads.
New acquisitions include a remarkable antique toy carousel c. 1900, a collection of butterflies and moths dating back to the 1880s, various vintage trophys (including hunting, soccer and basketball), large bronze letters from a building facade, an exceptional collection of antique keys, an unusual Victorian stick style mirror and hat rack, a large format antique camera c. 1890, a rare anti-Prohibition “No Beer No Work” pin, a ridiculous 1950s Jockey underwear store display, a fun 1940s Guinness beer advertising sign, not to mention an 8-foot tall revolving and self illuminating 1950s Christmas tree (decorated with 1940s ties), and much more.
In the Menswear Department, new finds include an immaculate early 1950s Harris Tweed three piece suit (size 38) and several other exceptional suits c. 1930s-60s, a 1950s J. Press midnight blue velvet smoker (size 40), overcoats including cashmere, tweed, and Chesterfield styles c. 1920s-1950s, hunting jackets, a 1950s Portsmouth athletic sweater (size small), a mistletoe-green wide wale corduroy suit c. 1970 (size 44), 1940s-50s ski sweaters, vintage bow ties, several fine fedoras c. 1920s-50s, fantastic late ’60s patchwork velvet trousers (waist 32), many cuff links and tie bars, and more.
Old as Adam will be open extended hours for the holidays: Tuesday and Wednesday afternoons and evenings for all your last minute gifting needs. Gift certificates are always available, and can be delivered via email, post or picked up in the shop at your convenience.

As always, if you’re visiting Portsmouth and can’t make it during regular store hours on the weekends, feel free to email or call to see if I’m in the shop or to schedule a visit.

Looking for something in particular? Click here to send me a note and I’ll be on the lookout.

Finally, I would like to thank all of my customers for another splendid year in Portsmouth. I appreciate your patronage and hope to see you again soon in the New Year. Merry Christmas from Old as Adam!
I remain, your loyal antiquarian haberdasher,
Adam

 

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