Legacy Architectural Salvage: Featured Finds
Bringing our warehouse to your fingertips.
Every day, a new treasure finds its way into Legacy Architectural Salvage. Here, you’ll find a small sample of our latest and greatest salvaged treasures!
Something strike your fancy? Come on into the warehouse (1831-B Dawson Street, behind Stevens Ace Hardware) to purchase. Feel free to give us a call if you have any questions about merchandise listed: 910.660.8960 (office) or 910.338.6443 (cell). You may purchase items over the phone during Legacy’s regular operating hours: Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday from 9AM-2PM, and Thursday from 9AM-5PM.
Please note: Leaving a voicemail is not sufficient to complete a purchase. If you call during the specified times and get voicemail, please leave your phone number and we will return your call as quickly as possible. Purchases can only be completed through talking with Deb, LAS Manager, or in person at Legacy Architectural Salvage’s warehouse.
Legacy’s inventory is constantly changing! Check out our Instagram (@legacysalvage) for a peek at what’s for sale now, and know that we’ve always got so much more in store.
FEATURED ITEM: Antique China Closet
Item #0655: $1,200 | 66 1/4″ tall x 47 1/4″ wide x 17″ deep
Reclaimed Wood Frames: $45 each
Using wooden siding salvaged from Shandy Hall and historic wavy glass, Artist-in-Residence Don Helms crafted these gorgeous wooden frames—a truly special holiday present!
Measurements: 14″ wide x 16 1/4″ tall
Antique Holy Bible: $125
Published in 1890 by Philadelphia Bible House, this Pronouncing Parallel Bible contains hundreds of scripture illustrations and is held within a padded leather cover, elaborately decorated with deep embossed leather and gilt lettering.
Note: The cover is disconnected from the rest of the Bible.
Measurements: 4 1/4″ wide x 11 1/2″ tall
Square Porch Post Column: $95 each
Circa 1887, this square porch post column could be converted into a marvelous stand or base of a small table!
Measurements: 8″ wide x 8″ deep x 37 3/4″ tall
Antique Corbel: $175
From the 19th century, this grand corbel would beautifully accentuate a doorway, hold up a statement shelf, or simply be displayed as décor!
Measurements: 37 1/2″ long x 4 1/2″ wide x 22 1/2″ tall
White Benches: $150 each
Salvaged from a Raleigh home built in 1900, we have two of these antique benches in stock.
Measurements: 81″ wide x 20 1/2″ deep
Christmas Art Blocks: $40 each
Made by Artist-in-Residence Mark Gansor, these decoupage pieces on salvaged wood blocks are lacquered and festive, with holiday-inspired messages of love, hope, joy, and peace!
Measurements: 4 3/4″ wide x 5″ tall x 1 1/8″ deep
Antique China Closet: $1,200
From the late 1800s, this china closet is delightful in its details, including curved glass sides, claw feet (with intricate, scaly texture!), and carved griffins.
Measurements: 66 1/4″ tall x 47 1/4″ wide x 17″ deep
Framed Antique Tapestry: $50
This gorgeous tapestry features a classic floral motif in muted tones. Carefully framed, with a lovely cream background and subtle gold frame, this piece is perfect to add texture and depth to any gallery wall!
Measurements: 41″ long x 14″ tall
Vintage Dress Form: $75
The Ellanam Adjustable Form Company made a name for itself with its breakthrough adjustable women’s dress form, which was advertised to home seamstresses in the early to middle 20th century. Over the years, the company became known as Acme L&M Adjustable Form Company. This Acme dress form is a three-dimensional headless and limbless female mannequin, meant to be used for home sewing. The key selling point was that it could be easily adjusted to accommodate different shapes within a given size range. This particular dress form is a size A (small). In fantastic vintage condition, this piece could still be used for its practical purpose, or could simply be styled as décor!
Measurements: 58 1/2″ tall
Unpainted Vintage Doors: $125 each
We have two unpainted doors available—one 5-panel, one 4-panel.
The wood’s tone is warm, rich, and inviting—perfect to create a welcoming atmosphere with historic charm!
Measurements (5-Panel): 31 3/4″ wide x 79 3/4″ tall
Measurements (4-Panel): 33 1/2″ wide x 80 1/4″ tall
Salt & Pepper Shakers: $15 each
These crystal and silver salt and pepper shakers are elegant as can be, a beautiful accent set upon any dining table!
Measurements: 3″ wide x 6 1/4″ tall
Antique Corbels: $65 each
From the 19th century, these corbels would make for lovely bookends, or could be used to support shelving! We’ve also seen them added to custom built-ins, to add a regal touch. Perfect to create an antique-inspired statement, we have three in stock!
Measurements: 4 1/2″ wide x 6″ deep x 14″ tall
Antique Corbels (c. 1853): $75 each
From 202 Nun Street, we have two of these 19th century corbels in stock!
Measurements: 8 1/2″ wide x 21″ long x 5 1/2″ deep
Square Porch Post Columns: $45 each
We have three of these antique porch post columns (c. 1887) in stock from 202 Nun Street!
Measurements: 4 1/2″ wide x 4 1/2″ deep x 24″ tall
Victorian Hair Receiver: $10
In the Victorian era, hair receivers like this porcelain piece were kept on dressing tables to store hair removed from brushes and combs. The hair was recycled in a number of ways—notably for stuffing small bags, called ratts, used to bulk out women’s hairstyles. Human hair was also used for stuffing pincushions and small furnishing cushions!
Measurements: 5 1/2″ wide x 1 3/4″ tall
Pair of Porcelain Carolers: $5 each
These pre-WWII porcelain carolers were made in Japan, and these petite figurines are perfect vintage holiday decor!
Measurements: 5 1/2″ tall x 2 3/4″ wide
Antique Wood Clamp: $45
This antique woodworking tool is a perfect gift for any craftsman in your life—a conversation piece in any workshop!
Measurements: 21″ wide x 12″ tall x 2″ deep
Mid-Century Highball Glasses: $3 each
This set of mid-century modern highball glasses pays homage to United States currency throughout the ages. A fun little vintage curiosity, we have 8 in stock—get the full set for less than $25!
Measurements: 4 1/2″ tall x 3 5/8″ wide
White Chair with Upholstered Seat: $25
A pastoral scene is depicted upon this vintage wooden chair’s upholstered seat, with a lovely border of round metal studs.
Measurements: 15 3/4″ deep x 17 1/2″ wide x 24″ tall
Barn Door: $225
From the early 1900s, this door to an outbuilding still sports its original hardware. Check out that porcelain knob and wonderfully weathered wood!
Measurements: 29 1/4″ wide x 57″ tall
1930s Porch Railing with Spindles: $150
From the 1930s, this salvaged porch railing would make for a lovely garden trellis, wall art, headboard—or, could be used to replace and repair your home’s exterior or interior railing! The spindles have been painted gray, and the top is a worn white. (Oh, and if you need more spindles? We’re selling some matching individual spindles as well! Go wild with a craft project, or use them to fix broken pieces of a current porch rail.)
Measurements: 72″ wide x 33″ tall x 6″ deep
Antique 3-Over-3 Window: $25
We don’t see many 3-over-3 windows—right now, we have six matching ones in stock!
Measurements: 28″ wide x 29 1/8″ tall
Mid-century Modern Couches: $275 each
We have two of these vintage velveteen couches (featuring stainless steel legs!)! Note: The couches are very comfortable, but the upholstery does require some TLC or replacement!
Measurements:91″ wide x 33″ deep x 26″ tall (18″ seat height)
Antique Piano Keys: $1 each
Perfect for DIY projects galore, these antique piano keys—salvaged from an 1800s piano!—are just one dollar bill apiece! We’ve seen them turned into key holders (clever!), lamp shades, and even clocks. What second life will you give to them?
Measurements: 1 1/2″ wide x 12″ tall x 1 1/2″ deep
Wooden Bottle Box: $60
This antique crate was once used to haul glass bottles—you can tell by the ring marks left on its bottom! Now, this would make for a rustic linen and toiletry holder—or, play up its past life as a repository for bottles, and incorporate it as part of your home bar. (Or, as we call it these days, The Bar.)
Measurements: 35″ wide x 20″ deep x 12″ tall
Shandy Hall 2-Panel Door: $??
This tall and stately 2-panel door from the early to mid 19th century was salvaged from the historic Shandy Hall on Greenville Sound Road.
Measurements: 24″ wide x 79″ tall
6-Pane Windows with Wavy Glass: $45 each
These historic windows are practically waving hello with their incredibly wavy, fully intact glass panes! We have ten of these special beauties in stock.
Measurements: 35″ tall x 36″ wide x 1 1/2″ deep
Fine Woodworking Magazines: $2 each
These vintage magazines are a collector’s item, filled with beautiful photographs and thorough how-to woodworking instructions! We have dozens in stock.
Measurements: 9″ wide x 12″ tall
Assemblage Jewelry: $30 (left), $65 (middle), and $30 (right)
Made by Legacy’s Manager (and Artist-in-Residence!) Deb Helms, this assemblage jewelry is composed of a variety of vintage elements, including drawer pulls, keys, chandelier crystals, typewriter keys, and more!
Upcycled Table: $175
Volunteer Don Helms handcrafted this table using vintage spindles for the legs and old-growth beadboard for the top. Full of charm—check out the distinctive saw marks that add depth and character to this darling upcycled piece!
Measurements: 29 3/4″ wide x 34 7/8″ long x 24″ tall
Upholstered Dining Chairs: $50 each
With metal casters and carved floral accents, these sweet dining chairs are in great antique condition. Some chairs do feature some wear to the upholstery. We have two in stock!
Measurements: 18 1/2″ wide x 37″ tall x 19″ deep
Empire Settee: $275
This wood-framed settee’s high back and curved arms creates a dignified, regal scene wherever it’s placed. The reupholstering was done with a period appropriate fabric, and it sits atop original casters!
Measurements: 48″ wide x 36 1/2″ tall
Midcentury Coffee Table with Reclaimed Wood: $150
Made by Legacy’s newest Artist-in-Residence, Laura Beaudette, this vintage coffee table with midcentury lines was rejuvenated with a top made of reclaimed wood.
Measurements: 40″ wide x 16 1/4″ tall x 21 3/8″ deep
19th Century 5-Panel Door: $125
This antique door’s patina is swoon-worthy! Layers of paint have been sanded down, yet the whisper of white remains, highlighting the wood grain gorgeously.
Measurements: 24″ wide x 71 3/4″ tall
Ceramic Urn Lamp: $20
This lovely lamp features lovely crazing and a gorgeous patina on its metal base! We estimate it to be from the 1930s-1940s.
Measurements: 13 1/2″ tall x 5″ wide (base) x 5″ deep
Vintage Glass Blocks: $3 each
These vintage glass blocks are perfect for adding light while maintaining privacy. We have a plethora in stock, perfect for large projects!
Measurements: 5 3/4″ wide x 5 3/4″ tall
Midcentury Table Lamp: $50
With its dangling glass pendants and the original lampshades with patterned, iridescent finish, this vintage lamp shines in its midcentury glory!
Measurements: 39″ tall x 13″ wide
Bundles of 78 Records: $5 each
In bundles of 10-12, these 78 RPM records are full of fun and priced at a steal! Super cute as décor or to spin on your record player, these vintage bundles include hidden gems, like 13-year-old Judy Garland singing Cole Porter with Johnny Mercer!
Measurements: approximately 10 1/4″ tall x 10 1/4″ wide
Reclaimed Door Shelf: $125
This handcrafted piece is 100% reclaimed! Our wonderfully talented Legacy volunteers selected sloped brackets and topped them with an aged wooden shelf, attached to a beautifully weathered antique door. Leaned against or attached to a wall, this warm and inviting peach-colored door serves as one-of-a-kind display shelf, adding character and charm to any room!
Measurements: 32″ wide x 79″ tall, with a 6 1/2″ deep shelf
Vintage Screen Door: $75
Vintage & Antique Books: $2-10
We’ve gotten a treasure trove (or, perhaps, library trove?) of books recently!
Antique Columns with Original Bases: $500 each
Fall China Set: $25
This 27-piece china set is festively autumnal, with delicately printed leaves bordering each fine piece! Gather your family around the table and serve up fall favorites (apple pie! pumpkin spice bread!) on these lovely dishes.
Antique & Vintage Linens: $3-10
Antique Frameless Beveled Mirror: $25
Vintage Mirror with Curved Edges: $35
Artist-in-Residence Handmade Table: $250
Vintage Flame Stitch Couch: $150
With a well-constructed wood frame and original metal claw feet, this 1920s-1930s couch has been reupholstered with a fun flame stitch! Ready to play with fire? Center your living room or den with this centuries-old (but always energetic!) pattern. Also known as bargello or Florentine stitch, traditional flame stitch needlework combines long, vertical stitches and bold colors into zigzagging peaks and valleys. This particular pattern features burgundy, rose, and silver strands!
Measurements: 77″ wide x 35″ tall x 23″ deep
Historic 9-Pane Windows: $45
Wavy glass alert! We have quite a few of these antique 9-pane windows in stock, thanks to our team of LAS volunteers, who delicately and dutifully saved them from a 1917 home. Perfect for photo backdrops, wall hangings, and more!
Measurements: 34″ wide x 36″ tall
Antique Radiator: $50
Coated in thick coats of creamy white paint, the aged patina on this piece is a dream! Take it back to its original use, or simply post up in your home as a sculptural piece. We feel warm and cozy just looking at this incredible antique radiator!
Measurements: 38 1/2″ tall x 9″ wide x 9 1/2″ deep
Legacy Architectural Salvage T-Shirts: $20 each
Legacy t-shirts are in! Show your love of all things old and reclaimed by donning this shirt, which comes in both black and a rich shade of garnet. All sizes available!
Vintage LP’s: $1-2 each
Legacy Architectural Salvage is far from a records store, but don’t sleep on our bins of vinyl albums! From the 1950s-1970s, these vintage LP’s are priced at a steal and make for fine listening or eye-catching art. The colors, the typography! It doesn’t get much better than vintage album covers. Come browse our selection at the warehouse!
Wonder Mare Rocking Horse: $45
Made by Wonder Mare in the 1950s, this vintage rocking horse is suspended upon its original metal springs, attached to a wooden base. An absolutely whimsical piece, the horse has a blonde mane and is adorned with a brown saddle. The seat measures 3 1/2″ wide.
Measurements: 19″ wide x 27 1/2″ tall x 34″ deep
No. 60 New Connecticut Meat Grinder: $25
Made of cast iron, this antique meat grinder comes with adjustable clamp, two different attachments, as well as crank (not pictured).
Measurements: 8″ wide x 12″ tall
Late 19th Century Five-Panel Door: $195
This antique wooden door comes with its original rim lock and porcelain door handles!
Love a neutral color palette, with a hint of rustic? This door’s classic grey paint is perfectly weathered!
Measurements: 32″ wide x 79″ tall
Vintage & Antique Prints: $2-15 each
White Chippy Door: $75
This four-panel door from the 1920s-1930s features the most stunning cream and white chippy paint: weathered yet elegant, rugged yet refined. Though made of old wood, it’s surprisingly lightweight—perfect for so many upcycling projects! Attach a mirror and use it for a full-length view in your bedroom or foyer. Add hooks for a charming coat rack. Or install a salvaged shelf—a perfect backdrop to display art and collectibles! (Check out items #0274 & #0275 for inspiration!)
Measurements: 79 1/2″ tall x 31 1/4″ wide x 1 1/4″ deep
Cast Iron Muffin Pans: $20 each
Each with a different design, these vintage cast iron muffin pans are perfect for Southern cornbread. Make your grandmother’s recipe proud, or simply use as kitchen dècor! We have three available, all in different shapes, $20 each.
Measurements: 12 1/2″ wide x 9 1/2″ long
Collage on Antique Auditorium Seat: $45
What does one do with merely the back of an antique auditorium seat? Use it as the base of a collage, of course! That’s precisely what Legacy’s Manager (and Artist in Residence!) Deb Helms did with this architectural salvage from the Tileston School on Ann Street! Deb is known for her masterful composition of pre-1920s ephemera, and this piece is no exception! From vintage advertisements to a WWI pay record, from antique button snaps to old sheet music, you really must take a close look to unpack it all and see how each of these fragments of history speak to each other.
Measurements: 18 1/2″ wide x 19″ tall
Vintage Hubcaps: $15 each
These fun vintage hubcaps are perfect for the car fanatic in your life! We have various car manufacturers, and several of them have spokes.
A great collector’s item, or fantastic for a variety of upcycling projects—we’ve seen them turned into yard ornaments, wall art and even wreaths!
The four pictured are just a few examples from our hubcap haul! Come in to see our full selection.
Measurements: 16″ diameter
Antique Stodart Square Piano with Stool: $1,500
Manufactured in New York by Stodart Piano Company in the fall of 1882, this spinet piano (#9839) is in fantastic condition! Originally from an antebellum home in Vance County, this square pianoforte has an impressive hardwood case, nicely styled music rack and perfectly proportioned legs. While grand in stature, its smooth, curved sides and lines make for a welcoming setting, whether you sit on its (original!) stool to play Bach or Chopin.
Note: To return to good playing condition, this antique piano would need to be tuned and adjusted.
Piano Measurements: 78″ wide x 38″ tall x 37″ deep
Stool Measurements: 14″ wide x 21″ tall x 14″ deep
Antique White Wooden Highchair: $40
This antique highchair is in surprisingly sturdy condition—despite wear and tear from decades of children! The front tray still lifts up and down. With quaint white chippy paint, this would make such a cute addition to your foyer: toss mail in the tray and your handbag in the chair! Donation courtesy of the Burgwin-Wright House.
Measurements: 16.5″ long x 18″ deep x 38″ tall
Chalk Plate: $10
Made in England in the 1940s-1960s, this cheerful chalkplate depicts a rustic scene in a natural palette: windmill and river, boats and cottages, a stone bridge and forest. The chalkware craze began in Staffordshire, England in the late 1800s as an inexpensive alternative to the region’s popular porcelain figurines. Popular for their aesthetic qualities as well as their reasonable price, you could find all sorts of items in chalkware! A delicate material, we’re thrilled to offer this collectible item in such good condition!
Measurements: 14 1/2″ diameter x 2″ deep
Handcrafted Reclaimed Beadboard Mirror: $150
Made by Artist-in-Residence Mark Gansor, this dainty mirror is framed in pieces of reclaimed beadboard, beautifully aged and painted in shades of cream and soft blue.
Measurements: 25″ wide x 26″ tall x 2″ deep
Reclaimed Butternut Wood Mirror: $200
Made by Artist-in-Residence Steve Wolf-Camplin, this mirror framed in reclaimed butternut wood is one-of-a-kind! This would make a fantastic gift!
Measurements: 35″ wide x 41″ tall x 1 1/2″ deep
Artisan Reclaimed Wood Table: $795
Made by Artist-in-Residence John Kendall, this high gloss dining room table is an ideal piece to add a rustic yet modern touch to your home. Made of old-growth reclaimed pine, this durable piece is an eye-catching delight, covered in gleaming layers of polyurethane.
Years have naturally aged the wood to create a beauty and detail that cannot be replicated! Reclaimed wood’s beauty is in its variations, and will have naturally occurring knots, splits, weathering, nail holes & cracks. The table is lightly sanded leaving the beautiful natural texture and grains in the wood, but still smooth to touch.
Measurements: 31 1/4 wide x 32″ tall x 72 1/2″ long
1930s Newel Posts: $100 each
These hardwood newel posts from a 1930s Masonboro home could be used at the base of your stairway—or upcycled as part of a bar or table! We have two in stock.
Measurements: 4″x4″ Post: 40″ tall Top: 12″ long x 2″ deep
Reclaimed Old-Growth Wood Ladder: $35
Made by Legacy staff and volunteers, this decorative old-growth wood ladder is perfect for displaying holiday dećor or hanging blankets/towels! We have two in stock!
Measurements: 14″ wide x 50″ tall x 3″ deep
Antique Ladder: $65
While no longer fit to take on the job, this decorative wooden ladder still does some serious work to any space, adding rustic flair and height! Stand it up and use the steps to display knick-knacks, or lean it against the wall and drape towels, blankets and more over its rungs.
Measurements: 18″ long x 59″ wide x 7 1/2″ tall
Antique Columns with Bases & Capitals
It is so incredibly rare to find antique columns complete with their bases and capitals! Astoundingly, we have a few in stock. Run, don’t walk to snatch one (or more!) of these up! From the 1800s, these old-growth wood columns have beautiful, delicate white chippy paint.
[LEFT] Round Antique Column with Base & Capital: $200
39″ circumference x 8′ tall (column)
15″ x 15″ (base)
13″ x 13 1/2″ (capital)
Note: We’ve sold out of the round columns’ bases and capitals (pictured below)!
[RIGHT] Square Antique Column with Base & Copper Capital: $200
11″ wide x 9″ deep x 8 1/2′ tall (column)
17″ wide x 9″ deep x 10 1/2″ tall (capital)
Wooden Charcuterie Board with Wooden Feet: $125
What’s our favorite kind of rainbow, you ask? No, not a double rainbow—a wooden rainbow! And that’s precisely what LAS Artist in Residence John Kendall created using reclaimed bloodwood, iroko, leopard wood, ashwood and walnut. A perfect gift!
Measurements: 30″ long x 9.5″ wide x 1.5″ tall
Diamond Wood Inlay Cheeseboard: $150
You may have heard Marilyn Monroe’s “Diamonds are a Girl’s Best Friend,” but did you know she was actually referring to wood inlays? We didn’t either, but looking at this cheeseboard, we totally get it!
You won’t find anything like this at a big-box store: Legacy volunteer and Artist-in-Residence, John Kendall, handcrafted this one-of-a-kind piece using reclaimed wood (hickory and ash). With a spread of nearly three feet, this impressive cheeseboard will quickly become your signature serveware and the envy of all! Also makes for an incredibly special and memorable gift.
Measurements: 34″ long x 9 1/2″ wide
Pressed Tin Ceiling Tiles: $30 per 2-panel sheet
Saved from an 1800s commercial building, these antique ceiling tiles have character that only comes with the passing of centuries. Beautiful to use as a headboard or framed with salvaged old-growth wood and used as a piece of art.
Measurements: 49″ long x 24″ tall
Vintage Coleman Stove: $20
This compact green metal box opens to reveal a 1950s camp stove. Once used to heat up beans and rice out in the wilderness, now a sweet addition to your home! Could be used as a mini-bar or plant stand.
Measurements: 12″ x 18″