13 Places To Shop For Old Stuff In Las Vegas
August 28, 2014
3. Swag Antiques isn’t a very big place. It specializes in antique, retro, vintage and funky items made in the United States. Items for sale include lots of old signs, license plates, vintage road maps, rare lighters, furniture, kitchen appliances, milk bottles, home decorations, and jewelry. The store is a short walk from the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop, which is the pawn shop made famous by the reality TV series “Pawn Stars”… Read article
The Hot List Shop | Blast From The Past
August 19, 2014
Specializing in advertising and graphics from the glory days of Americana, Swag Antiques owner Shawn Zahnow scours our country’s forgotten byways… Read article
Field Trip: Swag Antiques
November 23, 2013
ARTS VEGAS Field Trip: Swag Antiques
When you pick up a vintage Nevada license plate for $13, you’ll realize that Swag Antiques has many unique items that are totally affordable. It also doesn’t hurt that they offer a generous locals discount, either.
Part of what you are paying for at Swag is curation. It’s rare to find any kind of shop where rare gems like neon sign letters and retro lounge chairs sit next to quirky items like Girl Scout patches and Pez dispensers… Read article
Foursquare: Swag Antiques
September 5, 2013
This place is phenomenal. RJ and Shawn are extremely nice and the store is insanely well organized. They are picky
about what comes in so everything is unique & valuable. I highly recommend it! … Read testimonial
Where Pawn Stars Disappoint, Swag Delivers
August 15, 2013
Just a half block north of Gold and Silver and on the other side of the street sits Swag Antiques.
Swag opened in October of 2012. Thankfully, the shop gets its name from the vintage swag light fixtures that the owner, Shawn, is fond of collecting rather than a Soulja Boy lyric. Both Shawn and her fiance R.J. are legitimate pickers… Read article
Some Mom-And-Pop Operations Help Downtown Las Vegas Grow
April 12, 2013
Las Vegas Review Journal
Swag Antiques is a two-person business, according to owner Shawn Zahnow.
“We moved here because of the location,” Zahnow said. “It’s an older building that took us three months to renovate.”
Shawn Zahnow, owner of Swag Antiques, 630 Las Vegas Blvd. South, stands Wednesday in front of her store. She is one of many small-business owners that invested in downtown Las Vegas by locating there. Zahnow says the area is a “work in progress.”
She said her neighborhood, which includes the Gold & Silver Pawn Shop featured on the History Channel’s “Pawn Stars,” continues to evolve as little shops — Retro Vegas and the Sweet Spot Candy Shop — are moving in and attracting a new clientele, which can result in more jobs.
“It’s a work in progress,” Zahnow said. “I also moved here for the atmosphere along Las Vegas Boulevard and now more little shops are moving into the neighborhood”… Read article