Wholly crap (spelling altered out of genuine respect) this antique street cleaning cart in cast iron is the cat’s meow or the bull dogs bite! Perfect for any garden, sculpture project or the “one of a kind” base for the ultimate conversion project, picture this baby as a cast iron charged bar cart or coffee table! It’s heavy, it’s solid, it rolls like greased butter and it’s a one of a kind.

The perfect little hallway bench or room accent piece. Forget the Brick, forget Ikea, this one may not be an “official” antique but it’s vintage and it has style. It’s waiting to comfort you for just $120.

Whimsical and fancy free parrot, the perfect “just tacky enough to be considered art” decor piece for any special occasion or cabana room.. the question becomes not “why” but “why not” … at $35 this big bird is going to make some noise in any setting!

Has all the character and industrial personality to make it the perfect “Steam Punk” accessory! Use it as that unique decor piece on it’s own or as an artistic accessory this one will ignite your collection.

A mysterious stranger walked into our shop 3 days ago, drenched from head to toe sporting a soiled, worn and tattered dark black overcoat. Seeing he looked haggard I offered our friend a seat but he politely declined saying there was no time to rest as he had a long trek ahead of him and wanted to make this quick. “Saw your ads on your website” he said, “and I’ve made the trek from my beloved homeland of Borneo to see you.”

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Historically, headdresses are a symbol of respect, worn by Native American war chiefs and warriors. For Great Plains tribe each feather placed on a headdress has significance and had to be earned through an act of compassion or bravery. Some modern-day Native American leaders have received war bonnets in ceremonies accompanied by prayers and songs.The one seen here is an absolutely stunning 5 foot beauty – I recently saw one not unlike this one here worn my a girl named Victoria… goes by the last name of Secret – Poor Victoria took her fair share of flack for adorning this native headdress with nothing more than a little turquoise jewelry and a super sexy bra and panties…Caught your interest now? Check out the full story at http://www.foxnews.com/us/2012/11/13/victoria-secret-apologizes-after-use-native-american-headdress-in-fashion-show/.

We think the one here for offer is even foxier than the one worn in the fashion show, but hey, we’ll let you be the judge…

When working in a shop day in and day out its hard for one to have an objective opinion about the feel, flow and perception of how the shop appears in the eyes of another – it’s for this reason that we love to hear feedback from our loyal customers who come into the shop and share a story or two. One customer who recently came into our shop (Elizabeth D.) made the following observations and blogged about it on her blog page. Here is what she had to say…

A Curious Experience

When you first set foot into the “Cabinet of Curiosities” located at 30 Hatt Street in Dundas, Ontario,  you feel like you’ve stepped into one of those “hidden object games”. You are immediately overwhelmed by the sheer amount of unique and interesting items to examine and it’s a bit of sensory overload. It’s hard to believe that everything in the place is actually for sale and that you haven’t stumbled into a museum of rare and unusual objects. On any given day you might find anything from Turkish pirate guns from the 1770s to a 19th century  embalming table and, according to their Facebook page, over one weekend this past January, every purchase over $20 came with a “bonus” piece of genuine dinosaur poo. It’s the stuff of your wildest dreams and probably a few nightmares.

For the complete story see her blog.