We are originally from the community of Falher, located in the northwest corner of Alberta about halfway between Peace River and Valleyview.  We were living in Edmonton when a friend told us that the old general store in Lavoy was for sale.  We had never heard of Lavoy.

We purchased the builing in 2001 and after thirteen months of cleaning and renovating, we opened our antiques and collectibles store on May 1st, 2002.  In the fall of 2003, we decided to make Lavoy our home. 

The old general store was built in 1905 with the owners’ residence located on the second floor.  Through the years rooms and roofs were added.  

Our goal was to recreate an old general store atmosphere.  Fluorescents lights were replaced with vintage lighting.  The floors, which were black from years of oiling, were sanded and varnished.  The produce coolers, meat counters and the veneer display islands were replaced with custom built wall shelving and a variety of vintage showcases.  

The majority of our stock comes from the surrounding area.  We do not import.  We carry many small collectibles including stamps, coins and sports memorabilia.  We even have a magazine and book room.  

Some of the items that could be on our shelves include:

SPORTS MEMORABILIA: baseball, football, hockey, wrestling, books, cards, coins, figurines, posters, calendars, magazines, game progams  

BOOKS: fiction, non-fiction, cookbooks, biographies, health & medicine, war & Military, religious, catalogues, crafts, Canadiana, poetry, gardening, magazines...

GLASSWARE: depression glass, milk glass, art glass, carnival glass, Pyrex, Corning, Fire King, Anchor Hocking

POTTERY: Medalta, Redwing, Blue Mountain, crocks, jugs, hotel ware...

FURNITURE: dressers, tables, chairs, armoires, sewing machines, buffets, sideboards, servers, china cabinets, hoosiers, primitives, shabby chic

GENUINE TREASURES: artwork, brass, copper, china, clocks, coins, cups & saucers, jewelry, kitchen accessories, lamps, records, stamps, tools, toys, wood stoves…

COLLECTIBLES: Nabob, Blue Willow, Alta Glass, Royal Winton, Chalet Glass, Fenton, Moonstone, Expo 67, Olympics, Montreal Canadiens, Edmonton Oilers, elephants, dogs, soda...

© Lavoy Antiques & Collectibles 2002 - 2018