Reliques Marketplace brings 22,000-plus square feet of collectibles to Vancouver

Grand Opening on June 1 for the region’s largest antique store

VANCOUVER — Co-owners Chris Lutz and Scott Wyckoff are offering 20 percent off their entire inventory to celebrate the grand opening of Reliques Marketplace in Vancouver Plaza near the Vancouver Mall. And, with 22,000-plus square feet of floor space and over 100 dealers, this offers a lot of treasure hunting for area residents.

Lutz and Wyckoff are excited to share this store with the community.

With 22,000-plus square feet of floor space and over 100 dealers, Reliques Marketplace offers a lot of treasure hunting for area residents. Photo courtesy of Reliques Marketplace
With 22,000-plus square feet of floor space and over 100 dealers, Reliques Marketplace offers a lot of treasure hunting for area residents. Photo courtesy of Reliques Marketplace

“The items we feature at Reliques are not just old pieces,” said Lutz. “Each antique is a small piece of history in its own way. It has been loved and continues to have life through generations.”

“We are grateful for our creative and talented vendors,” said Wyckoff. “They are the ones that make a store like this possible. Each time a guest visits they will have a unique experience. We could not do this without our amazing dealers.”

WHAT:                Grand Opening for Reliques

WHERE:              7601 NE Vancouver Plaza Dr, Vancouver, Washington

WHEN:                Sat., June 1, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

DETAILS:              Raffle prizes, food & beverages from 4-7 p.m. 20 percent off entire inventory all day.

Lutz and Wyckoff share a love of antiques, collectibles and oddities. They first met when Wyckoff was a dealer a former business venture of Lutz. When Lutz sold that business in 2018 they started dreaming about future possibilities. After much discussion and looking for the right location they found a perfect place to make Reliques a reality.

Co-owners Chris Lutz and Scott Wyckoff are offering 20 percent off their entire inventory to celebrate the grand opening of Reliques Marketplace in Vancouver Plaza near the Vancouver Mall. Photo courtesy of Reliques Marketplace
Co-owners Chris Lutz and Scott Wyckoff are offering 20 percent off their entire inventory to celebrate the grand opening of Reliques Marketplace in Vancouver Plaza near the Vancouver Mall. Photo courtesy of Reliques Marketplace

Lutz has been living and breathing antiques and collectibles for over 20 years. He started out selling items online when eBay was in its infancy. From there he hosted his own space in an antique mall and later partnered in a downtown Vancouver business featuring vintage items for home and garden.

Wyckoff grew up scouring flea markets and thrift stores with his father who was a huge collector. He combined his love of sports and collecting with a focus on sports memorabilia, which then led him to focus on all things antique.

Reliques Marketplace is open from 10:00 a.m.–6 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Sunday. More details are available on their Facebook page @reliquesmarketplace.

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