OUR TIME MACHINE!
We are a very unusual business. We are treasure hunters, of sorts. But we do not seek sunken ships, buried treasures, or archeological ruins. Rather we recover GENUINE VINTAGE MEMORABILIA from dusty warehouses, old factories, and closed stores.
We search the world over for quantity finds items from bygone eras in unused condition. Here you will find authentic period items mostly from the 1910s through the 1950s, all guaranteed to be AUTHENTIC & VINTAGE. Our merchandise is the REAL DEAL!
(We do have a few special newer “retro” items in our section entitled BOOKS, CDs & NEWER NOSTALGIA.)
Because we find merchandise in multiples, we are able to maintain LOW PRICES. Many of our customers are antique dealers and other retailers, who resale these items, often at a substantial profit. We also have some limited stock of higher priced upscale items for the discriminating dealer or collector. Whether you are a collector or dealer, here is your opportunity to purchase a piece of history from the popular culture . . . at popular prices!
For more about us please click here.
We accept Visa or MasterCard. We also accept PayPal.
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P.O. Box 36559
Los Angeles, CA 90036-0559
Telephone: (323) 937-7488
Thanks Los Angeles Hotlist City Voters
For voting us
BEST ANTIQUES 2011
Click here to read
For Awarding Shine Gallery
BEST OF LA 2010
And thanks (we think) for naming us one of the
TOP 10 WEIRDEST STORES IN LOS ANGELES
Thanks AOL for declaring us as the WINNER of
CITY'S BEST VINTAGE SHOP 2010
Thanks Los Angeles Magazine
For naming Shine Gallery
Thanks also to myFoxla television HOT LIST for chosing Shine Gallery as one of the top five vintage stores in Los Angeles!
THANKS FOR THE KIND WORDS . . .
Bernie Shine is "The King of Collectibles!"
KFWB Radio Interview by "Home Wizards" Cindy Dole and Eric Stromer; To listen to the entire interview, click here.
"If Martha Stewart staged a flea market it might look something like
Los Angeles Magazine, Best of LA®, August 2009
Our "Pick of the Month, Los Angeles Magazine, August 2008
"An astonishing collection of items from bygone eras..."
Larchmont Chronicle, June 2008
"Grass roots archeologist(s)," Los Angeles Daily News, Feb. 2, 2008
"Here you will find bona fide period objects...all authentic and vintage..."
Today's Vintage Magazine, Dec. 2007
"Its an absolute must-visit destination for any cartoon buff or pop culture historian." Author/Historian/Producer Jerry Beck, Cartoonbrew.com, Nov. 13, 2007
"Amazing shop" Eyespyla.com
A terrific shop! Alex Roman, Livin In LA, LATalkRadio.com, August 3, 2008 <
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"This is a must see. Shine gallery has original vintage items, some in original packaging, at great prices." Propville.com
"Whoever said time travel was impossible? One stride into Shine Gallery and you'll get the feel for what life was like when those at the top of your family tree were growing up." Losangeles.metromix.com
"SHINE GALLERY my new favorite store!"
"Shine Gallery—what don't I like there? I love just about everything.
It’s a little overwhelming . . ."
Author/Lecturer Charles Phoenix, Los Angeles Magazine, January 2009
"Full of immaculate conditioned authentic vintage clothes, toys, games, and trinkets the store is something akin to walking into your parent's childhood." Yelp.com
"The incredibly awesome Shine Gallery . . ." hiddenlosangeles.com
"The best store in the world!" Chris Epting, Author/Pop Culturist