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Consignment shop opens in Mathews

Etc. is a new vintage goods and consignment shop in Mathews. Bill and Cathy Walker of Cobbs Creek opened the store, located on Pine Hall Road behind Linda’s Diner, on Jan. 7.

The store is open Thursday through Saturday. He is on hand at the shop most of the time, and she helps out when not working as a special education teacher at Mathews High School.

The Walkers occupy leased space that includes two showrooms and an office. They sell some of their own pre-owned goods and also have lined up five dealers who pay for floor and wall space to showcase goods in the 1,500-square-foot building.

Cathy Walker said there is space to accommodate several more dealers and they are accepting consignment items as well. Among items for sale are furniture, knick knacks, china and jewelry. There are some antique pieces as well, including an old washing machine with copper tub and activator spotted on a recent visit.

“We like finding old things and repurposing them,” Cathy said. She...

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