Our Quality Antiques Dealers

Cole’s Antiques Villa is proud to present the wares from some of the finest antiques dealers in west Michigan.


Fran and Ron Townes are experts at displaying their large collections. Their booth in our mall will capture your attention for quite awhile. Seasonal items will be featured as each year goes by. They carry a big variety of furniture pieces: occasional tables, chairs, porcelain top tables, Pyrex dishes, vintage tins, bottles, porcelain and pottery bowls, old maps and so much more!

Ron and Fran have been Granite ware collectors for many years. Their collections are amazing. These displays fluctuate with the seasonal colors….always a temptation for decorating your home. Their pricing of the granite ware has always been reasonable and is now 50% off…..real encouragement to make that purchase!


Sally & Jerry Cole opened their store in Ludington in May 1987. Some of the original dealers are occupying booths at their new location of 120 N. Main St. in Scottville. Now conducting business where their good friend Neil Frick did business for 27 years, is so special and enjoyable. Sally & Jerry carry Furniture, China, Glassware, local & Carferry memorabilia, books, clocks, prints, toys, and lots of miscellaneous small items.

Sally & Jerry take great pride in the displays in each of their dealers’ booths. According to the annual Ludington Daily News poll, Cole’s Antiques Villa is proud to have remained the #1 antiques business in the area for many years.


Jim’s quality antiques and collectibles are strongly sought after at Cole’s Antiques Villa. He carries military and war memorabilia, tin types, lead army men, nautical, fiesta and arrowheads. He has vintage automobile items, tins, silver, lures, unusual bottles and lots more.  Be sure to check out his booth,  it’s right next to our check out area.

Jim also occupies another showcase in the center of our store. He has filled it with more fishing lures, steam engines, bow and arrow sets, arrowheads, toys and more.  (Pictured here)



Ray & Jackie are cleaning house. Avid collectors for many years have brought them to the point of needing to sell some of their things. You’re in for a treat folks, because their collections have been admirable. Items include Milwaukee Clipper items, glassware, china, books and paper, Lenox plates, pocket watches, clocks, lighting and more.


Recently acquiring more showcase space, Steve & Pat have brought in even more special things. They’ve expanded their selection of jewelry and they have a large number of unique black & white, real photo postcards. They have a very unusual stereoscope viewer that is a table top piece. You may never see another one of this caliber.




Steve and Pat continue to carry accessories in our store that have been popular for many years. They have easels, plate stands and racks, cup & saucer holders, postcard, comic and Life magazine sleeves, and more. You will also find some rare ephemera items.


Janet has been collecting and selling antiques for more than 20 years, specializing in Victorian era antiques and anything roses. Her passion for the beautiful things from the Turn of the Century is apparent throughout her booth. She has beautiful porcelain and glass pieces, lamps, jewelry, kitchenware, pyro plaques, vintage linens, bank, candy containers and so much more. You will love browsing her things!


Joe & Linda have been members of the Aladdin Lamp Collectors Club for many years. Their lamps are beautiful and some of them not seen very often.

They also have a wonderful variety of pottery pieces in our store: Niloak, Cowan, Brush McCoy, Fuller, Weller, Cowan, ZSC, Door, Fulper, Hull, Red Wing and more. Their large Garden Pots are amazing. They also have assorted glassware such as: Imperial, Carnival, Fenton and other items of interest. Be sure to stop by and check out their showcase!



Cheryl has dabbled in the antiques industry for many years and has shopped at Cole’s Antiques Villa for lots of those same years. She has three showcases filled with her trademark goodies: cast iron, indian artifacts, porcelain and glass items, baskets, walnut frames, nic-nacks, small pictures, wire items, jewelry and so much more. Stop in soon and browse her displays soon!



These two gals have brought in some awesome, fun pieces. Their eclectic ways of collecting and selling is great entertainment for many people.

They have great vintage cast iron pieces, door stops, advertising, toys, books, jewelry and lots of unique items. Be sure to check out their area when you visit. They have a really cool vintage Barber Pole too, that works!

Shown here are 4 awesome roly poly clowns, priced individually. Their coloring is amazing.

CEB Cribbage Boards

Cecil started bringing in some of his awesome cribbage boards to sell in 2018. We’ve all been delighted with how they’ve been enjoyed by many of our customers. He’s stuffed his display case 3 times with these amazing games and people are expanding their game selections at home, some for just display but most are for ‘playing’. That’s the way it should be.

Stop in sometime and check them out!

BB & K

We are delighted that Bob & Karen are bringing in their unusual and very cool vintage items. They bring in collections of things too: cast iron doorstops, gaming machines, whirligigs, bookends, gumball machines, neon signs, art glass, coffee grinder, Victorian mirror, tapestry sampler. You’ve got to stop in and see their displays!

JW collections

Jon & Louise are bringing in some of the many items they’ve collected over many years. Great quality: fishing decoys, poles and quite the fishing spear collection! They also have wood working tools, a hand carved pond canoe with original green paint, a leather splitter and trimmer plus a full size Handy Junior button covering machine…still works!


SDW antiques

Another special opportunity for us is having the many collections these folks have been collecting over many years. We have a large selection of children’s puzzles, books and games, some dating back to the turn of the century. Many are in amazing condition.

They also have a display of wooden mashers and butter presses. Their pricing today is terrific!