Vintassion Uncovered - #15, 31/01/14


Hi Vintage Lovers,


We're very pleased to announce in this issue details of a special offer for Vintassion Uncovered followers - a 20% saving on your first event stall booking at one of Britain Does Vintage fab events. 


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Featured Vintassion SellerS


Our Uncovered Vintassion SellerS in this issue are Black Cat Vintage and Vintage Glove Box. Both sellers are setting up their fab Stalls at this Saturday's York Does Vintage fair, which is Britain Does Vintage's original fair and with FREE parking in York this Weekend it's not to be missed - for details see Vintage Fairs to visit.  So we thought we would further help whet your appetite to visit the beautiful city of York...


Black Cat Vintage is run by Michelle who enjoys selling lovely original vintage, retro and upcycled clothes and accessories, plus Michelle makes gorgeous clothes to original vintage patterns and handmade bags using some wonderful designer fabrics...



here's a selection of lovely items currently for sale on Michelle's Vintassion Stall...


Vintage Glove Box is run by Dawn who after semi-retiring in 2011 turned to her life-long passion for vintage gloves from the 1940s to the 1980s. Dawn is now delighted to be able to bring to you one of the largest selections of TRUE VINTAGE gloves in the UK, which are in good or excellent condition - new-old stock where she can source them; always unusual, glamorous and fantastic to wear...



here's a selection of fabulous gloves currently for sale on Dawn's Vintassion Stall... 


New Vintassion Sellers


We are very pleased to welcome the following new Vintassion Sellers who opened their stall at the Online Vintage Fair in January: Vintage Savvi, VIntage Grace and Beauty StylingTrinket Box, Hello Halfpennysink or swin bowtique, Vintage Lane Bridal BoutiqueGrandmas attic, Spoiled Fox, Greenwich tea party, One Vintage Ladyand Jolly Boy - Vintage and Collectables.


To view the Stall profiles of all the current Vintassion Sellers please visit our A-Z of Stall Holders.


The "Nifty" 1950s


Relax & enjoy the Online Vintage Fair Sellers' latest lovely items from the decade of, first "Peanuts Cartoon Strip", colour TV, E II R becomes Queen, Hillary & Norgay climb Mt Everest, first Playboy Magazine, Roger Bannister breaks 4 minute mile, first satellite Sputnik, & Lego bricks!  Just click on this sample taster ...  
and if you would like to browse any other decades: 1900-10, 1910s, 1920s, 1930s1940s1950s, 1960s1970s, 1980s, & 1990s.

Latest 12 listings


Please find Uncovered below a recent snapshot of the 12 latest listings for your perusal.  To view the very latest listings please visit and click on an item to view details.



Daily favourites


Take a look at one of our selected daily favourite lots in January by Vintassion Seller "Liz Holgate" - an unusual and gorgeous silver perfume bottle pendant, marked as silver on the bail and in perfect condition. It is a hollow little bottle and the top unscrews, it is formed as a paddle so you can use it to dab the perfume on! It measures not quite 2 1/2 inches long including the bail. On sale for £25 only!


Like to view more of our daily favourites then visit our facebook album for January.


Britain Does Vintage Special Offer


If you haven't traded at one of Britain Does Vintage fab fairs now's your chance to book one up and receive a 20% saving on your first event stall booking.   Thanks to Britain Does Vintage all Vintassion Uncovered followers are eligible for this great introductory offer, so if you haven't signed up yet to receive our weekly Newsletter direct to your email inbox just click here.


To take up this Special Offer just send a quick email, using the email address you receive Vintassion Uncovered, to Britain Does Vintage at quoting "Vintassion offer" in the subject field and you'll be sent all the details.


There are plenty of fairs taking place in Yorkshire and further afield to choose from throughout 2014 - Britain Does Vintage fair dates  but don't wait too long to take up this offer as spaces tend to get booked early...  


Vintage Fairs to visit


If you too enjoy visiting or selling at vintage fairs and events, then take a look below at a select few happening around the UK this weekend and visit those Vintassion Sellers’ web pages (just click on their Stall name below) who are setting up their Stall and maybe arrange to take a closer look or pay and collect at an event!   Please always check for latest event details using the Organiser’s web page link before visiting.


  • York Does Vintage

    Saturday, 1st February, 2014

    Our York vintage fair is the original ‘Britain Does Vintage’ fair, set in our hometown, the beautiful city of York. You can expect rows and rows of the finest vintage clothing, homewares and kitchenalia, plus a vintage tea room, free workshops, live music and much more! There really isn’t another vintage event like it…

    Opening Times: 1030 to 1630  Entry Fee: £1
    Address: The Merchant Adventurers' Hall, Fossgate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9XD
    Organiser: Britain Does Vintage
    Vintassion Sellers: Vintage Glove BoxBlack Cat Vintage.

  • North London Vintage Market (NLVM) - 3rd Birthday!

    Saturday, 1st February, 2014 - Sunday, 2nd February, 2014

    The NLVM with over 25 traders offers affordable original 20th century home wares, furniture, ceramics, fabrics and curiosities, as well as clothes & accessories. The February market will see NLVM expand to a fabulous 2 day event with different traders on both days. Goodie bags for the first 50 visitors, and hot food, cakes and beverages being served.

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1700 Saturday, & 1300 to 1700 Sunday  Entry Fee: £1.50, accompanied children free
    Address: St Mary's Parish Hall, Cranley Gardens, Crouch End, North London, London, N10 3AH
    Organiser: North London Vintage Market

  • Brocante at Crocadon

    Sunday, 2nd February, 2014

    Located at Crocadon Sawmill, our Brocante promises a unique experience in Cornwall. Offering over 30 stalls of antiques, vintage, bric-a-brac, furniture and more. By popular demand we will also be running an auction at 12 noon. With so many bargains to be had across the lots the auction is definitely worth a visit.

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1500  Entry Fee: Free
    Address: Crocadon Farm, St Mellion, Crocadon, Saltash, Cornwall, PL12 6RL
    Organiser: Crocadon Farm Courtyard Events

  • The Suffolk Art Deco, Retro & Vintage Fashion Fair

    Sunday, 2nd February, 2014

    The only fair of its kind in East Anglia. Up to 60 stalls plus furniture selling quality, affordable Art Deco, Art Nouveau, Arts & Crafts Movement, Original Retro 1950's-1970's, Ladies & Gents Vintage Fashion & Accessories.

    Opening Times: 1000 to 1600 (no early entry)  Entry Fee: Adults £3, £2 after 2pm. Children under 16 free.
    Address: The Apex, Charter Square, Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP33 3FD
    Organiser: East Anglian Deco Fairs

No worries if you can't make any of these events, as there are always more Upcoming Vintage Fairs and Events to indulge your passion for vintage!