When you walk into an antique store, you walk back
in time...you experience history through tangible objects
An antique is an old item that shows some degree of craftsmanship or a certain attention to design. It is collected or desirable because of its age, beauty, rarity, condition, utility, and/or other unique features.
It is an object that represents a previous era or time typically at least 100 years old.
Specializing in Vintage and Antique
period furniture (chairs, desks, mirrors, china cabinets, kitchen, bedroom items - Italian, French, Victorian, Western, retro/modern or mid-century); antique and vintage jewelry; industrial, vintage lighting, and vintage clothing.
We buy estates and offer appraisal classes, custom jewelry design and services like appraising, electrical services, optician - vintage eyewear and auctions.
At the turn of the century, King Richard's Antiques Center was known as the Whittier Citrus Association packing house. Click for some images >>
A collectable or collectible is any object regarded as being of value or interest to a collector. There are numerous types of collectables and terms to denote those types.
Collectables are items of limited supply that are sought for a variety of reasons.
Vintage describes an item that exhibits the best of a certain quality, or qualities, associated with or belonging to a specific era.
An item of a certain period of time, as in "vintage 1950's”. A 'vintage' item is an object that is at least 30 years old.
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- One of the most historic buildings in the Whittier and Los Angeles California area (over 100 years old)
- One of the oldest antique centers in Southern California (over 30 years old)
- California's largest antique mall destination with over 1 acre of antiques
- 57,000 sq ft.
- 302 dealer spaces
- 4 floors
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Hours: Sunday-Friday 10:00am - 6:00pm, Saturday 10:00am - 7:00pm
Tel: 562-698-5974 - 12301 Whittier Blvd, Whittier, Ca 90602