"Living well is the best revenge." George Herbert, 17th C metaphysical poet.
Samantha Howard is a second generation collector and dealer of antiques & vintage with over 35 years' experience in the business and an ongoing love of living with beautiful things. The bulk of our effort goes into searching out and presenting quality vintage pieces in excellent condition which we can offer at reasonable, competitive prices.
"Buy the best you can afford" are words we've long lived by, and we heartily recommend it as the key to building any good collection, or simply buying a single piece. If you're ready to invest in something for yourself or your home, do your research, find a dealer you can trust, ask questions, and educate yourself as much as possible. Then buy something that makes you happy comfortable in the knowledge that you've invested well.
Samantha Howard Vintage is based in Toronto, Canada, and exhibits in antique shows across Ontario and in Montreal, Quebec.
If you're considering downsizing, we always welcome the opportunity to purchase.
Find out where to visit us in our Find Us section, or follow us on Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram for first chance at our latest acquisitions, and previews of the fresh finds we'll be bringing with us to shows.
Our clients write:
"Dear Samantha, Today I received the brooch and earrings. They are wonderful!! Thank you very much!" A.B. the Netherlands
"Hi Samantha, I have received the package. You did such a fabulous job with your packaging! I must say, I was very impressed with that, thank you. The shipping speed was excellent! 5 Stars!! Thank you!" S.G. Ontario, Canada
"I love my pendant!! I get so many compliments! Thank you for finding these pieces and making them accessible to us :) " M.S. Georgia, USA
"Hi again Samantha, I just wanted to say how happy I am with the necklace. It's absolutely lovely! And thanks again for your flexibility with the shipping--much appreciated!" K.M. British Columbia, Canada
"Samantha, I just received the earrings. They're beautiful! Even better than I expected. Thanks!" M.S. Philadelphia, USA
"The ring just arrived, and it is every bit as fabulous as I thought that it would be! Thanks for your incredible service!!! And your wonderful product!" K.M. Ontario, Canada
"I am a HUGE fan of your store/site. I stumbled across your site one day on Pinterest & have been lusting after everything you have since then! I shared your link with my mother, who purchased herself AND me each an amazing bracelet from you for Christmas. Thank you for sharing these pieces with the world!! … You certainly have a repeat customer in us." L.E. Oklahoma, USA
"Samantha the brooch arrived today. It’s absolutely beautiful. I LOVE IT! Thanks so much." M.M. Ontario, Canada
"I love my bracelet ... You will be hearing from me for further collecting. Love your taste and curation" M.C. Hamilton, Ontario
"Hi Samantha, I received the stunning and beautiful vase today. What a fantastic packing effort. Thank you so very much. Cheers," C.B. British Columbia, Canada
"Just to let you know that the Guy Vidal necklace arrived this weekend and I love it. Thanks also for the insert about his work. We visited Canada in June and I was fortunate to see your stall at the St Lawrence market, where I bought a brooch by Bernard Chaudron. I've worn it a lot and always feel good with it on. You have a new fan - thank goodness for the Internet and online shopping!" M.M. United Kingdom
"Got my bracelet and I haven't taken it off in three days. Just love it! See you next summer." R.H. Montreal, Canada
"Dear Samantha. We are so happy with this. Stunning! And in beautiful condition. You were an absolute pleasure to deal with. Thank you!" H.S. Denmark
"Thank you for your wonderful personal touch, Samantha." K.C Toronto, Canada
"Yay! The pendant arrived today. I LOVE it. love love love. ha! Thanks so much" B.W. California, USA
"Thanks Samantha, my package arrived safely and I am thrilled with the pendant, necklace and earrings... Again I appreciate your flexibility in allowing me to make special arrangements for payment." C.A. Winnipeg, Canada
"Just to let you know the ring has arrived today, safe and well! It looks great and I am very pleased... Also just to say how impressed I am with your selection of Scandinavian silver, better than any one I have seen before ‘hunting’ for the ring." U.M. United Kingdom
"The ring arrived safely and we are very happy with it. I am sure my daughter will love it. Also, we very much appreciated your excellent packaging. We were very pleased. Again many thanks! B.S. United Kingdom