As a collector the only thing more exciting than starting your collection is finding something new to add to your collection. It’s that spark of organic excitement that can really make your day. The markets are a haven in New York City where collectors can come and browse through interesting merchandise, talk about it, and haggle a fair price. If you’re looking for something to collect here are some ideas to consider.
Records: for the musically inclined that appreciate the method of music from the past, records are a real treasure. At Chelsea Flea Market on Sundays you can find dealers selling thousands of records! Stop by and browse and let him know what you’re looking for. If he doesn’t have what you’re looking for that day most likely he’ll be able to track it down for you.
Antiques: even for a new generation antique collecting is still something to be treasured. Like antiques but not sure where to start? Start with what you like, something that intrigues you or catches your attention; that’s the best place. Be intentional and persistent and you’ll be sure to find what you’re looking for.
Comic Books: whether you’re into Marvel or DC, comic book collecting starts at fascination and leads to endless hours of reading as any collector knows. Although there may be stores all over the city dedicated to comic books and yearly conventions but at the markets you can find unique books to add to your collection.