WELCOME TO ATLANTA! Pursuing the best vintage items takes me across the country and puts me in some pretty interesting places. Just as I was finalizing a nationwide, summer long tour of buying & popups for 2020; the COVID-19 pandemic changed life as we know it. Traveling anywhere and pulling off a successful popup/buying trip…

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ARE YOU READY FOR SOME FOOTBALL?! I can hear the unanimous answer of “YES” being yelled at your computer screens, and I greatly appreciate it. The offseason hype has been stronger than ever as we approach this season, and we are only one day away from the opening matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and…

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Guess who’s back, back again… Felt Fanatic is back… tell a friend. Starting July 3rd, our beautiful store will be open to public shopping from 12-6 PM. Anyone who has visited our store in the past knows that the store is much more than simply a place to hold & sell our inventory, the Felt…

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“In these times of uncertainty”, scratch that- one thing will always remain certain… We’ve got stacks of new gems for you to check out. Where can you find these rare pieces? We’re glad you asked: check out our new website with all new search capabilities, faster response time and more inventory for your viewing and…

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THE SALEM FLEA ONLINE EDITION – MAY 16-17 The pandemic has caused several adaptations to the way we buy and sell online. One of the most exciting is the evolution of the “online” flea market! The best part about the online flea is that you can participate from anywhere! Shopping at an online flea market…

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BOOTLEG VS LEGIT – ASSESSING THE ROLE AND SIGNIFICANCE OF BOOTLEG ITEMS IN THE VINTAGE MARKETPLACE As we all know, the term bootleg carries a lot of weight in the resale marketplace. No one wants to be caught wearing fake Jordans, or showing off an autograph that turns out to not be legitimate. However, in…

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COLLABORATING DURING CHALLENGING TIMES – THE NATURE TEE PROJECT Owning a vintage shop and having a reputation for curating the best of the best gives me an avenue for collaborating with a wide variety of people. My expertise in sports history and memorabilia form the foundation, but it is imperative for me to collaborate with…

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WELCOME TO THE FELT FANATIC! YOU’RE PROBABLY SAYING TO YOURSELF , THIS STUFF IS DOPE! HOW DO I BUY? A major project for 2020 is the integration of all selling & social media platforms to give customers a transparent, streamlined & comfortable purchasing process. My theory is if you love it, you should have it!…

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A unique aspect of understanding the history and origins of pennants is to know what companies manufactured and distributed them. It is curious to me that little information is available about where pennants came from or how they were made. In the world of trading cards Topps, Upper Deck and Panini are recognizable brands with…

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The Felt Fanatic Condition Guide   In the world of vintage collectibles, the condition of the item can play a significant role in determining the value of the item. Pennants are no different. These are the terms and descriptions I use to evaluate and determine the value for each pennant I have in stock. Every…

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