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Mystery Spot Antiques is Now Open for Our 17th Season in Phoenicia!

Saturday, May 12th, 2018


The Pear Tree Outside The Spot in Full Bloom, May 2018

The Pear Tree Outside The Spot in Full Bloom, May 2018

Spring has sprung
The grass has riz

I wonder where
The vintage is….?

Look no further! If the historic pear tree alongside The Spot is in full blossom, spring has officially arrived in Phoenicia. Mystery Spot Antiques is now open for the season; and not just any season – it’s our seventeenth year here on Main Street in the mysterious magical hamlet of Phoenicia in the heart of the Catskills.

We plan to be open weekends/holidays only until school lets out; after that, we’ll be open five days a week all summer long.

Spring Hours 2018:

Saturday 11am – 6pm

Sunday 11am – 5pm


Even though our “official” opening is generally Memorial Day Weekend, if you’re one of our devoted followers who reads these things, consider these next few weekends your sneak previews/first dibs for those in the know.

This has been an especially fruitful winter in that we purchased tons (literally) from several loaded estates, ranging from a houseful of untouched vintage clothing to some of the contents of Joe Franklin’s legendary office (!). We’ve been cleaning and sorting all winter long, and now we’re ready to share our wares in our seven rooms. We have SO MUCH to bring in, and we will, every week….stacks of vinyl records, racks of vintage clothing, antiques, oddball books, mid-century kitchenware, Rusticalia, oddities…the usual unpredictable pieces that catch our eye. Does the thought of owning a professionally framed vintage photograph of Joe Franklin chatting with one of his legendary* guests on the set – from his personal collection, carefully extracted from his historic office** – intrigue you? How about three dozen of them? (Prices still TBD and not yet at The Spot). Provenance, baby! What about about dozens of vintage Hawaiian shirts? Or an array of elegant 1950s/60s metallic silver or gold cocktail purses for $20. each?

Hope to see you this weekend or another weekend real soon!

* open to interpretation
** Google it; you won’t be disappointed

Mystery Spot Antiques
72 Main Street
Phoenicia, NY 12464
(845) 688-7868

“Just look for the fourteen foot-tall Davy Crockett”



Presidents’ Weekend Vintage Sale! Everything 20% off!

Friday, February 17th, 2017

Yup, it’s time for The Mystery Spot’s big ol’ 20% sale this Presidents’ Day Weekend!

Everything is on sale all triple-weekend long. Men’s, women’s and children’s vintage clothing, 1000’s of vinyl records, antiques, rusticalia, old books, mid-century lighting, vintage kitchenware, coats, dresses, vintage work shirts, suits….everything in our seven rooms and porch! (Remember that print or painting you’ve had your eye on all these years? Yup! That too!).

They say the temps will hit the fifties this weekend up here in Phoenicia, NY. A perfect excuse to take a thrifting/junking/vintage/antiquing road trip to the beautiful Catskills this holiday weekend!

If you miss us this weekend, fear not, as we are open every weekend (and most holidays) all winter/spring long, as we enter our sixteenth year in business here in Phoenicia.

Our special holiday weekend sale hours:

Saturday Feb. 18th (11 – 6)

Sunday  Feb. 19th  (11 – 5)

Monday Feb. 20th (11 – 4)

(If the weather looks iffy, please send us an email or call to confirm we’re open).