Comollo Antiques, Fine Art & Wine

Manchester Vermont

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We have a 7 day unconditional, no ifs, ands or buts, satisfaction guaranteed policy. If after receiving a piece it doesn't work, send it back for a complete refund, just let us know within 7 days . We also have an unconditional exchange policy, regardless of how long you've had an item, we will apply 100% of the purchase price of any piece towards an upgrade or exchange, or if you like we'll take it back and give you a 100% store credit. I don't think we could make it any easier!

Info about - Wallabout

 

From the (1939) WPA Guide to New York City:

Wallabout Market, Brooklyn's only public wholesale market, is a vast clearinghouse for produce from New York and New Jersey farms. The quaintness of buildings inspired by old Dutch prototypes lends an old-world atmosphere to the terminal The market is housed in blocks of two-story brick structures, each surmounted by a watchtower and a weathercock. The blocks arc grouped around a wide plaza called Farmers' Square. A relatively deserted region by day, from midnight to dawn the market bustles with noisy activity: Farmers' Square is a solid mass of vehicles, crates, and barrels, and truck drivers, jobbers, and farmers.

 

Wallabout Market, was Brooklyn's largest wholesale farmers' market, opened in 1884 and was built on a piece of land adjacent to the Brooklyn Navy Yard. It was Brooklyn's largest wholesale farmers' market. In old photographs of it, farmers crowd a wide dirt plaza in their horse-drawn carriages and early model cars, and low buildings provide shelter for individual farm stands. The seven-fold expansion of the Brooklyn Navy Yard after the outbreak of World War II claimed Wallabout Market as a casualty: the government acquired its site for use as a dry-dock facility. The displaced participants set up shop on the opposite coast of Brooklyn in 1942, and Canarsie's Brooklyn Terminal Market - still around today - was born

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comollo antiques & fine wine - 4686 Main Street on Route 7A - Manchester Center Vermont - 05255