Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Coin Galleries of Oyster Bay - 90 South Street, Oyster Bay, NY

Coin Galleries of Oyster Bay
90 South Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
516. 922. 0222

February 20 - This wednesday we spoke to Jaqueline Einhorn of the Coin Galleries of Oyster Bay.  The Coin Galleries opened up in 1999 in the former North Shore Bank Building located on the southwest corner of the intersection of Audrey Avenue and South Street.  Since then the Coin Galleries have expanded with seven different locations throughout Long Island.  Despite their specific name the Coin Galleries buys and sells more than just coins; they offer a wide range of items from jewelry to entertainment memorabilia.  They also have an experienced staff available on hand to buy, sell or even just give a free appraisal of your coins, stamps, jewelry, gold, silver or other collectibles.

If you are interested in coin collecting, the Coin Galleries offers a wide array of coins for sale.  Among others, they have: 
  • foreign coins 
  • ancient coins from 300 AD Rome and Greece, and 
  • collectible coins from the United States
Beyond that, they have an assortment of books on collecting and other supplies such as starter sets, coin capsules and 2X2 holders for both novice and the experienced coin collectors.
Coin Galleries of Oyster Bay is also a great location to find a gift for that hard to please person or maybe even yourself!  They have political autographs and documents, Civil War artifacts, Roosevelt artifacts, signed sports and celebrity memorabilia.  As well as, a wall of Rock and Roll memorabilia, including gold records from Elvis, Janis Joplin, the Rolling Stones and others.  

They are also a great location to purchase jewelry.  They have hundreds of certified diamond engagement rings and designer jewelry at up to 80% off.  To browse through their massive selection just visit their website or eBay store!

Foreign Coins 4/$1.00
Notes from Around the World
Civil War Artifacts
Roosevelt Artifacts
Engagement Rings
Schlumberger 18k Yellow Gold & Platinum Rope Ring with Diamonds
Tiffany & Co. Jewelry

Wednesday, February 20, 2013

Long Island Picture Frame & Art Gallery - 4 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, NY

Long Island Picture Frame & Art Gallery of Oyster Bay
4 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
516. 558. 7511

February 13 - Today we spoke with Karen Bunone of Long Island Picture Frame & Art Gallery. LIPF was opened under the direction of owner Jim Perna in December of this past year.  This is the second location for LIPF, which still has a venue on the south shore in Massapequa. The new large L-shaped gallery space is located on the northwest corner of the Audrey Avenue and South Street intersection, with two storefronts on either side of Carvel. 

LIPF provides a wide range of goods and services for those who would like to frame and restore their own pieces and those that would like to acquire new.  Among the services they provide are:

Framing Options
  • Custom Picture Framing
  • Photo Restoration
  • Charity Fund Raisers
  • Pick Up & Delivery Service
  • Themed Events - Such as the upcoming Beatles-themed "Love Me Do" Event on February 23, 2013

The walls of LIPF are also covered with a wide range of prints covering a number of topics including:

    Harper's Weekly - 1886
    "Oystering on Long Island"
  • Sports Memorabilia
  • Entertainment Memorabilia
  • Original Prints from Periodicals
  • Framed Photographs
  • Framed Art

Hakeem Nicks Autographed Jersey
Autograph and photo of B.B. King 
Original Print from Botanical Book Circa 1890s
Art by Tmima Zalusky - Collection only available at LIPF!
Glass vases and ornaments
Photo Restoration

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

EM 3&4 Sports - 76 South Street, Oyster Bay, NY

EM 3&4 Sports Cards and Collectibles
76 South Street, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
In Store: 516. 513. 0381; After Hours: 516. 330. 0315

Sports Cards
February 6 - This Wednesday we spoke to Ernie Muller of EM 3&4 Sports Cards and Collectibles.  This small retail space is located on South Street, north of Audrey Avenue next to the entrance to a municipal parking lot.  The space is filled with a range of sports cards for baseball, hockey, football and basketball in the top brands like Topps and Panini.  Ernie sells new sports cards in packs and boxes as well as individual autographed cards displayed in glass cases.  There are also collectible action figures available including the greats from baseball, football, basketball, hockey and the WWE by McFarlane.  There are plaques and autographed framed photographs for sale.

Not a sports fan?  There are also Boyd Collectible Bears for sale as well as cards highlighting well known bands such as One Direction.  
Sports Figures

Joe DiMaggio Plaque

Display of Boyd Bears

Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Mill Pond Consignment - 9 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay

Mill Pond: Beautiful Home Furnishings on Consignment
9 Audrey Avenue, Oyster Bay, NY 11771
516. 802. 2345

Rothchild Bird Assorted pieces displayed on a dining room table set
January 30 - This Wednesday we spoke to Tracy Matthews of Mill Pond Consignment.  Mill Pond is located in an historic building on the south side of Audrey Avenue just off the intersection of Audrey and South Street.  On sunny days, the sidewalk in front of the shop becomes an extension of the showroom floor, displaying chairs, benches and other wares of note to those passing along the street.  When walking into the store one is simply overwhelmed with all the shop has to offer.  Everything, from the glasses and plates to the tables, armoires and chairs that they are displayed on are for sale.  Mill Pond offers a wide range of wares from individual tea cups to elaborate dinner china.  They offer a range of home decor including framed oil paintings, framed antique prints as well as prints from local artist Anita Lamb.

The staff is friendly and knowledgable about their ever-evolving inventory.  The showroom is open Tuesday through Saturday 10:30 am to 4:30 pm.

If you are interested in placing merchandise through the consignment shop please call them at the number listed above to make an appointment.

Royal Worcester Tea Cup

Richard Ginori Palermo China
English Staffordshire Blue Willow Platter, c. 1891 - 1900s
"Raymond" - Artist Unknown

The Managed Horse Print

Beach Prints by local artist Anita Lamb

As is the nature of a consignment shop, the inventory is always changing.

It is certainly worth checking out and then checking out again!