Best of Brooklyn: Select Vintage

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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.

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