Clean-Outs, Downsizing, and Clearing Your Stuff…


Heritage Collectibles & Papa’s Thrift Shop can help you deal with house or garage clean-outs, large or small.

Whether you’re moving and want to get rid of art, furniture and household items…

Or if you’re just looking to downsize…

Or if you’re already doing clean-outs but don’t want to deal with the final items that seem to have little value…

Or you’re an auctioneer with leftovers…

Or for whatever reason you have STUFF you don’t want…

Give Linda a call or text at 207 740 2247.

We will take that “stuff” off your hands, saving you the disposal hassles such as people who arrange to take things, but don’t show up; the time involved (and possible expense) of taking things to the dump; and so forth.

Many items we clean out will be donated to very low income individuals, who can get a voucher for up to $25 worth of basic household goods per month through Papa’s Thrift Shop (Linda’s also a full-time social worker so any time we can give back somehow, we do).  We’ve given away thousands of dollars worth of clothing, books and other goods in the past 18 months.

The rest will be sold to pay for our time and expenses*.

*If you have art or other collections or quality furnishings, we can talk to you about their value, and how you might be able to benefit financially from their sale.



Main Location:  Heritage Collectibles at 189 Main Street, Lewiston  ME 04240.

Hours:  We plan to be closed pretty much from 1:00 on Thursday, December 24th through Sunday, January 3rd.  It won’t be a vacation, though!  Linda will be putting in extra hours at her job as a social worker, and will also be attending several auctions, looking for new inventory, as well as trying to finish organizing our expansion.  John will spend his free time helping with the reorganization.

It’s possible we’ll be open a few hours here and there, but we won’t know when until it actually happens. 

Contact us:
Maine locations
… John: 207 713 0674 or
… Linda: 207 740 2247 or
Los Angeles location
… Jessamyn: 818 738 4713 0r
Generic Email

Other Physical Locations:
Papa’s Thrift Shop, 5 Park Street, Lewiston ME (just around the corner from our 189 Main Street location).  Papa’s is the thrift shop & wholesale division of Heritage Collectibles.  The thrift shop is generally open Mondays, 12-2, Fridays & Saturdays from 12-5.  Beginning in October, the hours for wholesale buyers (with valid state resellers certificate) will be the 1st & 3rd Mondays from 10 am -12 noon, and the 2nd Wednesday from 6-8 pm.  Contact Linda at 207 740 2247 FMI.
Sherman Oaks Antiques Mall, Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles CA (display case #273)

Internet & Web-Based Locations:

Dealers are welcome; please bring a copy of your Maine resellers / sales tax certificate that we can keep.  Once in our books, you won’t have to bring it again!

Upcoming Shows & Exhibits
… none scheduled at this time; we’re taking a breather!

Message re Our Products:
Most of the items we offer are vintage, antique or simply pre-owned.  Therefore, reasonable wear & tear is to be expected, and our items are sold as seen and as described in the photos and/or in person.
We try to describe any damage, nicks, blemishes or other problems of which we are aware in any and all of our listings, and always include plenty of clear photographs which are integral to the description, so please review them closely.
Also, please be aware that vintage and antique items are unlikely to be in factory condition, so if you aren’t used to buying antique or vintage items – and are in fact looking for a pristine, unused item – a new reproduction may be better suited for you.
We ordinarily do not “clean up” items because such cleaning may detract from their value.
We are specific and honest in our descriptions because we want happy buyers who will return and/or refer their friends!

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