Introducing RFTC’s 20th-Century antiques room

Like 20th-Century antiques? Raccoon Forks Trading Company does, too! We like the era and its one-of-a-kind, hard-to-find styles so much we constructed a new room devoted solely to our carefully curated collection of 20th-Century antiques. From the rugs on the floor, to the paint color on the walls, to the items on display, a visit to our 20th-Century room will transport you back in time. The 20th-Century room features Mid-Century Modern, Art Deco, and American Arts & Crafts movement furniture, decorative items, collectibles and more. 

Visit RFTC during Vintage in the City

Be sure to stop by Raccoon Forks Trading Co. during Vintage in the City on Saturday, March 24 from 10 am to 6 pm. Vintage in the City is an annual event to support local brick and mortar shops that have fantastic mid-century, retro, industrial, architectural salvage, repurposed, primitives and vintage items. 

RFTC and fellow store owners are working together to bring you the best of the best in and near Des Moines. The one-day shop hop is a fun-filled day of shopping with treats, in-store specials and fantastic found items. Please click here to see a map of participating stores, and here for more information. Make sure to put a stop at RFTC on your Vintage in the City itinerary! 

Winter sale: 20% off at RFTC

Raccoon Forks Trading Company is having a winter sale! Select items from RFTC and trader Catfish Bill’s collections have been marked down by 20%. Catfish Bill, a direct descendant of RFTC founder Emile Dobby, specializes in Aesthetic and Arts & Crafts era American and English furniture and furnishings; books, maps, prints and works of art; art tiles and pottery, gas and other lighting devices; architectural items and salvage, and stained glass windows. The sale ends Feb. 1.