Terry L. Vaughn & Phillip Barboro (Proprietors) Our doors have been open to the public since 1981. We were first located on historic Main Street, in St. Charles, Missouri for 3 years. The business was relocated in 1984 to a larger building located in the historic river town of Alton, Illinois. The city is rich in history, with beautiful architecture and surrounding attractions. It has proven to be an excellent location.

We sell merchandise from around the world in all price ranges. From inexpensive to investment quality pieces for every taste. We have rare one of a kind items, exotic pieces, oddities, Asian, British, European & American items. We literally have something for everyone in every price range.

Our shop is always kept at a comfortable temperature & well lit, to make your shopping experience more enjoyable. We pride ourselves on our fun, creative atmosphere & seasonable decor. From beautiful to whimsical, always something to enjoy and entertain the eye. Our knowledge is based on a lifetime of collecting, experience, travel & study. We have an undisputed reputation for honesty, which means you are buying from knowledgeable professional dealers you can trust. Several of our renters have been with us since 1984. They too, draw from many years of experience. Most items are well tagged with information pertaining to the item, which helps to give insight into the piece's history. We are always willing to share our knowledge with our customers, and friends.