Best of Brooklyn: Select Vintage

Posted: Updated:
BUSHWICK -

A vintage sports memorabilia store is taking customers back in Brooklyn.

Remember that shirt you threw away 10 years ago or the jersey you wore to every game?

You might be able to get them back at Select Vintage.

What started as a  passion for posting pictures of throwback gear on Instagram, turned into a business for Albert Martinello.

The 27-year-old has spent the past six years amassing a collection of vintage sports jerseys and throwback accessories.

"A lot of this stuff I know about because I was a consumer of it," Martinello says.

Martinello says he wakes up early every day so he's the first at flea markets, and he searches thrift stores around the region.

"It's really a mixture of so many different sources, to get quality and quantity you really need to get a wide net out there, so I really try to explore every single platform that someone might be selling something on," he says.

sorry to interrupt
your first 20 are free
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please enjoy 20 complimentary views of articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.
you have reached your 20 view limit
Access to News 12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Spectrum Networks® and Service ElectricSM customers.
Please login or create an account to continue enjoying News12.
Our sign-up page is undergoing maintenance and is not currently available. However, you will be given direct access to news12.com while we complete our upgrade.
When we are back up and running you will be prompted at that time to complete your sign in. Until then, enjoy the local news, weather, traffic and more that's "as local as local news gets."