Tinner's Anvil Antiques

We strive to provide our customers with a variety of primitives, farm style, Victorian, industrial options and more. The older the better but we don't limit to just that. Our goal is to display items so that all varieties of antiques flow together with and eclectic style.

Hours of Operation:

Friday & Saturday 10am-4pm

Sunday 12pm-4pm

All other hours by chance or appointment. Closed January.


Latitude: 38.890081 Longitude: -90.178819 Elevation: 483 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
Elisabeth Millar

Locally or Family-Owned Business Notes

Tinner's Anvil is a father/daughter family business team. Dennis has been collecting for over 40 years. He got his start in antiques while in the Navy stationed in Washington D.C. Being in the area of the birth place of our nation gave him access to view the earliest American antiques available. He regularly attended several auction houses in the area and listened to gain knowledge of antiques provided by the auctioneers. He first offered a delivery service and later started a small antique shop in a farmer's market. His interest grew and after he was discharged from the Navy he continued to buy and store great finds in anticipation of a full fledge shop after retirement.

Elisabeth has been surrounded by the beauty of antiques since childhood. Her trips to the auction houses started at a very young age where she has fond memories of listening to the auctioneer's melodic lingo. She admires the craftsmanship and appreciates how each piece has aged with the passage of time. Being around her dad helped her to understand the design and placement of pieces so that all ages fit together to scene an eclectic environment. Her goal is to help others see that antiques stand the test of time and that buying antiques is one great way of recycling/upcycling.

In November 2011, after Dennis retired and Elisabeth completed her military enlistment, they decided to open Tinner's Anvil Antiques. The name came from an anvil that was gifted to Dennis. He fell in love with the shape and viewed it more as a sculpture than as an anvil. They invite you to visit and share in their love of vintage and antique objects.

Accessibility Notes

Wheelchair ramp to the shop. However, the shop is full with tight isles and no handicap accessible restroom. 

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets are welcome. Buddy, the shop dog, would love to have visitors.

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