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The Coca Cola memorabilia collection at Expressions Unlimited.

I’m obsessed with antiques and gladly spent an entire afternoon browsing through Greenville’s plentiful vintage options to share with y’all. (All in a day’s work, amirite?) When there are this many places to explore, there’s really no time to wastewe’re gonna dig right in.

 

Route 276 Cool Crap

📍1215 Poinsett Hwy | Mon. – Fri. 10 – 6, Sat. 10 – 5, Sun. 12 – 5

Specialty: Furniture and vintage decor, old doors and windows, salvaged retro pieces (books, records, tools, bottles)

💰: Trinkets under $10, furniture around $400-600, home decor steals for $30-$60

Go for: Everything vintage with tons of quirky character. Stuff your grandparents would love + your guests will immediately notice.

Leave with: A vintage typewriter for $45 or old movie reel for $80 (for the artsy cred).

Typewriter for $45 at Route 276 Cool Crap.
Typewriter for $45 at Route 276 Cool Crap.

 

Dodson Dig Co.

📍427 Wade Hampton Blvd | Wed. – Sun. 12 – 6, closed Mon. + Tues.

Specialty: Retro metal + neon signs, kitschy furniture in great condition, old toys and trinkets

💰: A $1 bin has tons of tiny tokens, decor for $50-$500, larger pieces for mid-high hundreds

Go for: Authentic throwback pieces in amazing condition. Amazing gifts and unexpected finds at their parking lot digs.

Leave with: A vintage aluminum sign for $400 (or a gold bracelet for $1).

Aluminum signs in the low hundreds at Dodson Dig Co.
Aluminum signs in the low hundreds at Dodson Dig Co.

 

The Rock House Antiques

📍415 Mauldin Rd | Mon. – Sat. 10 – 6, Sun. 1 – 5

Specialty: Individual vendor booths set up as rooms (like buying straight from the house of a collector)

💰: Decor around $50-$200, furniture low hundreds to mid thousands

Go for: The popup sales in certain booths, the *huge* (if you want it you will find it) selection, the variety in style, the room full of china + metal dated by era (like American coin silver from 1790-1865)

Leave with: A mid-century modern bar cart for $165.

Mid-century modern bar cart at The Rock House Antiques.
Mid-century modern bar cart at The Rock House Antiques.

 

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La Bella Antiques & Art Gallery

📍825B Old Airport Rd | Tues. – Fri. 11 – 5:30, Sat. 10 – 3, closed Sun. + Mon.

Specialty: Vintage art, jewelry, rugs, furniture + dinnerware

💰: $200-$400 for art, $700-low thousands for furniture, $5-$30 for jewelry

Go for: Floors layered with plush rugs, elaborate table settings, insane amounts of art on the walls, and the owner herself (Debbie Cole Pace, a Greenville artist + photographer)

Leave with: A funky mirror for $279.

Vintage mirror at La Bella Antiques & Art Gallery.
Vintage mirror at La Bella Antiques & Art Gallery.

 

Bennett & Sons

📍104 E Curtis St | Tues. – Sat. 10 – 6, closed Sun. + Mon.

Specialty: Vendor booths with furniture, decor + retro trinkets

Price range: $10-$50 for smaller items, low to mid hundreds for furniture

💰: Chats with the very friendly owners, small doorways that open into entire new rooms of antiques to explore, furniture in gleaming condition

Leave with: A vintage perfume bottle for $15 or quirky lipstick holder for $5.

Perfume bottles + jewelry holders at Bennett & Sons.
Perfume bottles + jewelry holders at Bennett & Sons.

 

Expressions Unlimited

📍921 Poinsett Hwy | Mon. – Fri. 8 – 6, Sat. 8 – 3, Sun. 12 – 4

Specialty: A few choice vintage pieces, huge vintage gas meters + signs, Coca Cola and John Deere memorabilia

Price range: $50-$100 for collectibles, $500-thousands for large decor

Go for: Alllllll the cool Coke items. (And maybe some chocolate from next door.)

Leave with: A retro lunchbox for $35.

Coca Cola lunchbox at Expressions Unlimited.
Coca Cola lunchbox at Expressions Unlimited.

This is by no means a complete list of all Greenville’s antique stores. We know there are plenty other gems – comment your fave or an amazing vintage item you’ve found down below.