To fit Pinkoi’s definition of “Antique and Vintage”, a product must be "an item that is graced with age (10+ years), in good condition, rare, has cultural or historical significance, and is no longer in production."
Reproductions and deliberately distressed replicas do not fit Pinkoi’s definition of “Antique and Vintage” items. Additionally, Pinkoi does not allow second-hand items (e.g., brand-name bags, watches, etc.) to be sold without special permission, as it is more difficult to prove the origin and authenticity of these items.
Getting permission to list “Antique and Vintage” products
Designers who open shops in the "Original Design" and "Authorized Representation" categories are not allowed to list "Antique and Vintage" products without prior approval from Pinkoi. If you want to list "Antique and Vintage" products, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org to apply. In your email, please introduce the items you want to list and include photos. Once your application is approved, you can begin to list "Antique and Vintage" items. If an unauthorized shop lists "Antique and Vintage" items without Pinkoi’s approval, Pinkoi reserves the right to deactivate or delete those listings.
Guidelines for listing “Antique and Vintage” products
Designers applying to open a shop in the category of "Antique and Vintage" must ensure that all products sold in their shop are at least a decade old. Designers must include the following details in the product pages of “Antique and Vintage” listings:
- Condition of the item
- Age of the item
- Origin of the item (Where and when was it made?)
- Are you willing to take responsibility for any defects in the product?
When creating an "Antique and Vintage" product listing, please remember to select "Antique and Vintage" under "Allowed Item Type".