Garage sales, flea markets, thrift stores, online vintage resell and auction sites, and antique stores are all good places to buy vintage glassware. Learning how to recognize different types of vintage glassware helps collectors identify vintage items for purchase.
Visiting flea markets and garage sales early in the day provides the best opportunities for vintage finds. A smartphone makes it easy to look up details about individual glassware pieces while shopping. Carrying a flashlight and magnifying glass helps when examining items. When looking for specific types of vintage glassware, antique stores are likely to know dealers who can keep an eye out for specific items.