Milkweed Antiques

Lisa J. Rastello, Chicago IL

I love to consider offers. Many items have free shipping. Reduced items are at least 30% off!! Thanks for visiting!!

Member since 2009

Quality Antiques, Vintage, and Collectibles for 30 Years


About Milkweed Antiques

Our Service Pledge
Happy and return customers are my favorite things! I have always accepted returns without question! I guarantee the authenticity of all my antiques and collectibles!
About Us
Hi and Welcome!

I am Lisa Rastello. I am the owner and operator of Milkweed Antiques. I have been in the antique business for 30 years.

My favorite things are happy and repeat customers. I research all of my items. I guarantee all of my things 100%.

I sell many small antiques and collectibles. Some of these things are listed below.

TOYS - Comic Character, Disney, tin litho, miniature lead/iron figures, banks, early Cracker Jack, dollhouse items and miniatures, etc.

HOLIDAY ITEMS - all holidays - all year!!

ADVERTISING ITEMS - pinback buttons, tins, paper, celluloid items, etc.


SEWING ITEMS - tape measures, needles cases and books, pincushions, even children's sewing machines, sewing kits, etc.

LADIES ITEMS - purses, perfumes, 1/2 dolls, compacts, etc.



WORLD'S FAIR ITEMS - all and other expositions

AMERICAN POTTERY - Art pottery, dinnerware, California, etc.

GLASSWARE - depression, elegant, pattern, etc.

SOUVENIR ITEMS - Yellowstone, American Indian, Smokey Bear, sports, etc.

MID-CENTURY MODERN - a wide variety

I purchase items in these categories when I find them. Save me as a favorite seller, or email me with your Wish Lists!!

I was a show dealer for 25 years.

I was an adviser to Schroeder's Price Guide for 15 years.

I sold in "The Depression Glass Daze" and "The Antique Trader" newspapers. The early days of mail order!!

I have bought and sold on ebay since the beginning. I have 100% positive feedback with 3000+ comments. A few of these comments follow:

"Honest Dealer ## would use again, appreciate e-mail & prompt ship, thanks :>"

"Absolutely one of the best transactions EVER! Perfect! Thank you!! A Plus++++"

"Fantastic Great folks to deal with the best ever Thank You."

I love the antique business and working with happy customers!! Please email with any questions or concerns! Thanks for your interest!! Lisa