Owner of Antique Attics
Antique Attics Owner Sabbath Troisi shares a deep passion of antiques, vintage and collectibles. For him it all began when he was just a toddler. To bring extra cash to the family his parents were frequent dealers at antique and trade shows. Trotting around in their converted Suburban school bus they would come home after a weekend of garage sales with a packed truck. The weekends spent with the family at various antique shows around the tristate left a strong impression with Sabbath. The people he met, the interesting items that came and went and the places he saw all touched him. As soon as he was able to Sabbath started selling his found treasures in local newspapers. He always knew that he wanted to open his own place for people to enjoy.
Sabbath left his passion of antiques on the table and became a Real Estate Appraiser, Loan Officer and eventually a Mortgage Underwriter. Saving up for his own place was his number one goal. After the mortgage crash and following company closures Sabbath decided to go back to his true passion…..Antiques.
Justina and Sabbath met while they were dealers at a very successful antique/thrift store where they later became managers of. After a great run they both wanted to combine their love for the business by deciding to bite-the-bullet and open their own place.
Enter the origin of “Antique Attics.”
To Sabbath Antique Attics is not only a source of income, it is a place to meet amazing people who he truly feels are his extended family. “Going to “Antique Attics” is never a drag like any other job” Sabbath says. “I love going into the store because every day is different. I get to meet new people and see our regular customers every day. These people fuel my passion and make the days enjoyable. On top of that the treasures that people bring in to sell everyday ads to the excitement. Hearing the unique stories of each item and the history behind them is why I’m in this business. We don’t just sell merchandise here, we sell history, love and relationships.
Sure Giovanni lacks experience but he more than makes up for it with his enthusiasm and his cuteness!
Holly Haughey has been a dealer at Antique Attics for several years, with a unique selection of pins and decor. If you’re into up-cycling and jewelry making, her section is always stocked with charms, beads, and crafty bits that are perfect for your next project!
When she’s not helping out around the shop, Holly runs her own laser cutting business and vending machine consignment shop. Learn more about her at: www.hollyhaughey.com
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Gina began collecting at an early age while attending numerous flea markets with her family. As she got older she knew she wanted to be around antiques but little did she know she would find someone with the same passion. Gina collects vintage bottles, skeleton keys, Victorian furniture, blue depression glassware, Pyrex, Homer Laughlin, Roseville and McCoy pottery, Fiestaware and other vintage kitchen items in baby blue. Gina also collects beach glass or what some people call sea glass. Gina feels beach glass is akin to finding nature’s antique pieces at the edge of the sea. Each discovered piece is like finding a hidden treasure. Gina likes beach glass so much Sabby proposed at the beach with the engagement ring tied to a piece of purple beach glass.