Vintage Nautical includes everything from anchors to fishing lures to antique lobster traps. It is a wide category but one that interests many. Collectors of nautical memorabilia look for unusual and rare pieces that are distinct and out of the ordinary. There are collectors of lighthouse accessories, whaling tools, boat equipment, model ships and boats, advertisements and anything related to infamous ships.
We have a fascination with boats, ships and all things nautical. We tend to think of Moby Dick, the tragic Titanic voyage, pirate tales, sunken treasure and any other gripping details about the sea from popular culture. There is something about the ocean and people’s love of it. From heroes that travel the seven seas to steamboats on the rivers, the vintage nautical scene is vast.
Nautica has and continues to be popular decorating themes and more and more people are searching for authentic lighting and treasures from ships around the world. Vintage nautical décor adds conversation pieces to anyone’s home or office. Collectors are obsessed with maritime décor, which includes ship’s bells, portholes, diving helmets, ship’s wheels, brass ship lights, etc. Not only is vintage nautical collectible, it creates great décor and elements to so many homes.