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Back in the Day Treasured Antiques

Back in the Day Treasured Antiques

August 12, 2002

Owner: Wayne Lee Seilhamer

Address: 792 Frederick St., Hagerstown. (Formerly The Lock Shop)

Opening date: July 1

Products and services: Advertising antiques, furniture, clocks, odd light fixtures and lamps. Old Hot Wheels and Matchbox die-cast cars and trucks.

Market area: Hagerstown and the Tri-State area

How did you get into your business, or what motivated you to start? "About 20 years ago, I purchased a Coke machine for my den - the rest is history. I started with a booth at several antique malls. Then decided to start my own shop. I attend several auctions each week in three states."

Previous business experience: Thirteen years in the automotive business. Managed dealership for four years. Also a radio announcer for WXIE/WMSG morning show for four years. Three years as a booth owner at antique malls. Veteran of the United States Navy.

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Number of employees: One part-time.

Store hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; closed Tuesday.

Telephone number: 301-797-4746.

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