The Hot Corner – American Collectables, Brooklyn, New York

A prized 1930s Corona typewriter is worthy of your next screenplay attempt.

A prized 1930s Corona typewriter is worthy of your next screenplay attempt.

As part of the series called The Hot Corner, we’ll be featuring Krrb corners that catch our eye with their well-curated inventory. Whether it’s upcycled, secondhand, vintage or handmade, be sure to see for yourself why we think these Krrbsters have it going on.

At Dekalb Market, you can wile away the hours browsing the vintage American glassware, jewelry, toys, and more that Donald Kaplan and his wife Suzanna have packed into their container. Originally from Brooklyn, the couple has returned to the borough to sell their finds from middle America. It’s why American Collectables is this week’s Hot Corner.

They don't make toys like this any more.

They don't make toys like this tin doll house any more.

The Kaplans began dabbling in antiques while working in the rare book business. Whether it’s vintage kitchen wares, advertising memorabilia, or antique sets of fine china, this couple has you covered.

Assorted 1920s lead type from West Virginia.

Assorted 1920s lead type from a factory in West Virginia.

Pick up your one-of-a-kind treasures at this Hot Corner’s container in Dekalb Market, now open seven days a week. You can also track the antique collecting couple on Twitter and Facebook.

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