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Islander Trading Post Antiques

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Address: 1446 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island, FL
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+1 239-395-0888

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Amazing Array of Stuff

My husband insisted we stop and take a look. I was amazed at the array of different things in the shop and the sheer quantity of stuff packed into every nook and cranny. There... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 August 2016
Indialantic, Florida
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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not a shop for fancy Hepplewhite dressers or Victorian porcelain, but where to go if you love to spend an hour or more exploring aisles and cases chock full of interesting and unusual antique goodies. There are drawers full of doodads, and rooms full of fun. I stop in once a year to see what might be new. (Er, old)... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Went about an hour out of our way to go here. We were told by an unfriendly clerk that they did not have a restroom. We had been driving awhile so we said well I guess we will go. Clerk did not seem to care. In my opinion if you cannot have a proper restroom for your customers then you... More 

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The Villages, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Stop in and visit this amazing collection of antiques, where you can easily spend a few hours inspecting many varied items. This store has been on Sanibel for a very long time, and has a considerable variety of items, too numerous to adequately describe. But check it out and enjoy - you will not be disappointed!

Thank thaward
Beverly Hills, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

What a trip! Next time I'll bring the family for a great time of old fashioned fun. Can't wait to see if the Farmers Market gets bigger over the next few years.

Thank stephenleftwich
West Palm Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Don't be fooled by the exterior of Islander Trading Post, because inside is where the real magic happens. Housed in wooden antique and vintage display cases and shelves is an enormous eclectic collection of antique and vintage pieces. Although there is a lot to see, it's very well organized by cagtegory. A must stop on Sanibel even on a sunny... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Wouw what a fantastic place, they have so many wonderful stuff. Its like going back in time and visit a lost era of time. Old toys, coke bottles, postcards, signs...... And i could go on and on.. Visited the place more than once during my stay in Sanibal.

Thank BBJN
Tampa, Florida
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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Islander Trading Post Antiques has everything you are looking for and more that you didn't even know you wanted! It is a little claustrophobic, but really amazing. We browsed for about an hour. The clerk was friendly and helpful.

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Indialantic, Florida
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340 reviews
143 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

My husband insisted we stop and take a look. I was amazed at the array of different things in the shop and the sheer quantity of stuff packed into every nook and cranny. There is definitely something there that will interest everyone, even if you don't buy, it is fun to look around. The prices are a little high, but... More 

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9 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2016 via mobile

Very interesting little gem, didn't find any treasures of our own but it was a fun little stop with a huge amount of items!

Thank jody2013
S. Florida
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68 reviews
13 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

We're antique dealers so we stop in every time we come to Sanibel just to check it out. Yes some prices are well above market while others are spot on and the quality can be so-so on some stuff but there's plenty of neat items. Give them credit for finding a huge variety to offer you. The 18 cameras are... More 

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