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Metro Retro Vintage
  • New York, NY
  • United States
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I am a vintage jewelry and clothing aficionado. I am also a silversmith, and member of the "American Society of Jewelry Historians" and the "Vintage Fashion Guild".

I began selling online in 1994, and began selling on eBay in 1997.

I currently sell on Etsy. Please visit me at:

"Metro Retro Vintage"

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The Vintage Fashion Guild
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Metro Retro Vintage and Jewelry Quest are now friends
Sep 17, 2016
Metro Retro Vintage replied to sue brassett's discussion cross pendant with unknown marks in the group Whadja Find Today
"Given the style and stones in this piece, it is likely platinum and you should have it metal tested.  It's a beautiful and fine Art Deco piece."
Dec 22, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage replied to Josie Joy's discussion Green Beaded Necklace With Carving - Looks Like Jade - Feels Cold To Touch in the group Whadja Find Today
"Nice necklace.  It's aventurine."
Dec 22, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage replied to That's Rather Nice's discussion Cat Drawing on Silk in the group Whadja Find Today
"I was so excited when I saw this image, because I'm a Pluckebaum fan as well (my first acquisition was "Guten Morgen").  Congratulations!  "
Dec 16, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage replied to Shellie Yarnell's discussion Vintage Faux Fur purse in the group Whadja Find Today
"Your purse has a double hinged frame, likely nickel or silver plate, circa early 30's.  The fabric does indeed look like a faux fur and sometimes referred to as a long flocked velvet. "
Dec 9, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage and Isabel Murnane are now friends
Dec 9, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage replied to bart able's discussion Stumped, not sure what I have. possibly Native American. toy?? in the group Whadja Find Today
"You have a molinillo, which is used for making hot chocolate in a traditional Mexican clay pot."
Dec 9, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage's 2 photos were featured
Oct 23, 2015
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Oct 23, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage commented on C. Dianne Zweig Editor's Desk's group Whadja Find Today
"Lillian, you have a bridle rosette that has been converted into a brooch."
Sep 28, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage replied to L.H.'s discussion Silver and rose quartz jewelry set in the group Whadja Find Today
"This is a Chinese set -- known as export jewelry.  Beautiful enamelwork."
Sep 28, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage replied to rick zins's discussion Help to ID and value this orthodox?? icon in the group Whadja Find Today
"It looks like a Russian Orthodox icon."
Sep 28, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage replied to shawn rose's discussion Antique chinese bracelet in the group Whadja Find Today
"Very nice 40's bracelet -- this is a piece of Chinese export jewelry and comprised of silver if unmarked.  The silver fineness is most often coin (900) or Sterling (925), but sometimes higher."
Sep 28, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage replied to Cathy Baxter's discussion ANY IDEAS ?????? in the group Whadja Find Today
"It is a compote, and sometimes also referred to as a cake stand. The glaze colors are wonderful."
Sep 28, 2015
Metro Retro Vintage replied to LaurieN's discussion Can Someone Please Help Me Identify this Item?????? in the group Whadja Find Today
"Hi -- Your fringed pendant is Eastern/Central Asian, and most commonly Afghani, Pakistani, etc. The metal is an alloy  -- usually alpaca although sometimes they use a low grade silver."
Sep 28, 2015
GracefulAntiques replied to Metro Retro Vintage's discussion Vintage Clothing & Jewelry in the group VINTAGE CLOTHING
"Hello John.  Would love to see some of your purses.  I agree on this group.  Sandy ;"
May 31, 2015


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Vintage & Antique Sellers Petition PayPal - Exemption from 180 Day Returns

There is currently a petition for PayPal to exempt vintage sellers from their new 180 days return policy which becomes effective this November, 2014.

As of this writing, the petition has acquired over 800 signatures practically overnight.  If you would like to sign your name and/or leave a comment, please do so here...…


Posted on October 5, 2014 at 2:25pm

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At 2:14pm on May 21, 2013, Jeannine Nield said…

Hi there

Thanks for your welcome. Sorry for the delay, but been through a bad time recently :(


At 7:36pm on February 12, 2013, Luv2LuvAntiques said…

Have a Happy Valentine's Day!

At 1:08am on August 21, 2010, Luv2LuvAntiques said…
I also can't believe that I haven't told you how much I luv your cat avatar! :O)
At 9:17pm on October 17, 2009, MyVintageGeneration said…
I love your id photo. Just adorable.
And it works so well with your name Metro Retro Vintage!
At 9:31am on April 24, 2009, Oralei said…
Welcome you and Ms Cat-a-tude.
At 8:00am on April 24, 2009, Vintage Linens said…
Hello Dear Lady, Nice to see you here. Love those mod flower power prints and your jewelry is gorgeous. Christine...
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