At Cabot Mill Antiques and now at Hathaway Mill Antiques, we have been asked so many questions over the last 21 years.
Here are a few of the frequently asked questions we've come across while working
with our customers.
- 1. Do You Have...
- 2. Are You Open Every Day?
- 3. Do You Buy?
- 4. Can I Negotiate A Better Price
- 5. Do We Ship?
- 6. Do You Have Appraisals?
- 7. Do You Sell Replacement Chimneys, door knobs, lamp shades, etc.?
- 8. Do You Sell Any Restoration Products?
- 9. Do You Provide Restoration Services, Reupholstering, Chair Canning, Furniture Refinishing?
- 10. Do You Have Clock Repair Services?
- 11. Do You Have Jewelry Boxes?
- 12. What was the mill used for?
- 13. What else is in the building?
1. Do You Have...
We are asked if we have certain items that people are looking for daily. We do not have a list of each dealer's inventory however we do walk the shop every day and the staff has a good knowledge where something might be found in the shop. If we don’t have it??... We have a request book where you can write down what it is that you’re looking for, your name and contact information, we will continue to scan the shop weekly and call you if anything comes in that you may have requested. The merchandise in the shop changes daily, so if you haven’t been in in a while be sure to check us out. That something you were looking for might be here this time.
2. Are You Open Every Day?
Yes! Hathaway Mill Antiques is open 7 days a week year round, 10am-5pm and we are open late every Friday until 7pm! We are closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
3. Do You Buy?
We are a multi-dealer shop. Each of the 160 displays in our shop represents a different antique dealer. Hathaway Mill Antiques, as a shop entity does not buy antiques. We do have antique dealers that are members of our shop that do buy antiques from individuals. Contact Hathaway Mill antiques and we will be glad to give you their contact information.
4. Can I Negotiate A Better Price?
Our sales staff is always available and happy to assist our customers in their pursuit to acquire the perfect antique.
5. Do We Ship?
We do ship! We use FedEx Ground and do the packaging ourselves. As for large pieces such as furniture, we do not provide services for that but we can refer you to shippers who do ship furniture and larger merchandise. Also check out our Resources Page
6. Do You Have Appraisals?
We offer free appraisals annually during out anniversary celebration in November, conducted by a prominent independent appraiser. We can give you contact information for appraisers. Stop in, call, or email Hathaway Mill Antiques and we will be happy to provide you with that information. Also be sure to check out our Resources Page
where you can find the link to many appraisers and auctioneers.
7. Do You Sell Replacement Chimneys, door knobs, lamp shades, etc.?
We do sell replacement glass chimneys but we do not sell reproduction door knobs or replacement handles. We do however get old handles, door knobs and hardware into the shop from time to time. As for lamp shades, you might find the occasional single shade. We do have contact information for someone who does sell replacement shades. If you go to the registers our staff will be able to assist you. ALSO don’t forget to check out our Resources Page
where you can find links.
8. Do You Sell Any Restoration Products?
We do have a vendor that displays a small assortment of restoration products. If you do not find what you are looking for in the store one of our sales associates will see if it can be ordered.
9. Do You Provide Restoration Services, Reupholstering, Chair Canning, Furniture Refinishing?
We do not provide these services in-house. If you come to our registers, our staff will be able to give you information for reupholsters, chair canning, furniture repair & restoration. Also check out our Resources Page
10. Do You Have Clock Repair Services?
We do have an antique clock dealer at Hathaway Mill Antiques who does clock repairs. Our staff can assist you with contact information.
11. Do You Have Jewelry Boxes?
We do have a vendor who sells small boxes for an extremely fair price. If you don’t wish to purchase a box we will package your jewelry for you as tenderly as possible.
12. What was the mill used for?
Hathaway Mill had a long history as a cotton textile manufacturing company. In 1809 the original building was known as the Brunswick Cotton Manufacturing Company. In 1812 the Maine Cotton & Woolen Factory Company, in 1847 Worumbo Manufacturing and in 1857 Hathaway Manufacturing Company. For more in-depth information on the mill's history, click on the About Us tab or ask a sales associate for the history timeline and building article.
13. What else is in the building?
There are many other businesses in the building including two restaurants, art studios, woodworkers, a yoga studio, a mixed martial arts studio, law offices, a dentist, dermatologist and so much more! See our Resources Page
for more information on what can be found at Fort Andross & Hathaway Mill Antiques.