A Lafayette girl and her vintage assortment will probably be featured on the following episode of the hit tv collection “American Pickers.”
You may see long-time collector Mary Stander on the Historical past Channel present this Saturday, August 6 at 8:00 pm.
“American Pickers” is a actuality tv collection that follows brothers Mike and Robbie Wolfe together with their store supervisor Danielle Colby as they journey throughout America searching for treasures to re-sell.
Now, Stander was initially alleged to be on the present again in 2018 as Robbie and a manufacturing crew got here right down to Lafayette. She instructed us that there have been scheduling and manufacturing conflicts and the “decide” received postponed.
Quick ahead to early 2022 and Stander lastly received her shot to movie.
“The American Pickers Vintage Archaeology van pulled in my driveway early within the morning on February 11, 2022, and sitting within the van had been Mike Wolfe, star of the Pickers, and Jersey, who’s a brand new star of the Pickers,” Stander instructed us. “They had been so anxious and smitten by being on West Saint Mary Boulevard.”
In case you’ve seen the present, you know the way excitable Mike Wolfe will be when he will get into an excellent decide.
Stander mentioned that it was truly fairly a protracted day.
“We had a 14 or 15-hour day with 13 or 14 different guys that work for ‘American Pickers’ everywhere,” she defined.
Precisely what objects did Mike and Jersey purchase? Properly, we’re not at liberty to say so you will simply should tune in to take a look at what they purchased.
Stander has been an avid vintage collector for almost her entire life, as she started amassing at flea markets and vintage shops “throughout creation” together with her mother. She mentioned she started learning the entire material of vintage amassing, ultimately appraising antiques for insurance coverage functions.
Amassing was only a interest for Stander although as her job for years was within the instrumentation finish of offshore manufacturing amenities. Then a life-changing occasion would alter her profession.
An vehicle accident prevented her from returning to her job. Issues had been so unhealthy that as she lay in a hospital mattress, docs instructed her she in all probability would not stroll once more. However, as Stander instructed us, “God lifted me up, blessed me and cherished me, and I used to be strolling once more in 1995.”
It was about that point when Stander opened up her personal vintage retailer, Treasures Antiques on Kaliste Saloom Highway in Lafayette.
Nowadays, you possibly can see what sort of goodies Stander has by visiting her Fb web page at www.fb.com/4myTreasures.
We certain cannot wait to see the episode and see Acadiana showcased on nationwide tv!
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