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Shopping in Chatham, Massachusetts

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The Trading Company

614 Main Street
Chatham , Massachusetts
Tel: 508 945 9191

Kahn Fine Antiques

582 Main Street
Chatham , Massachusetts
Tel: 508 945 6450

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Yellow Umbrella Books

501 Main Street
Chatham , Massachusetts
Tel: 508 945 0144's insider take:

Chatham's Main Street exemplifies the archetypal Cape Cod village, with picturesque storefronts housing some fun, hip, and creative shops. Although the intimate Trading Company looks like it's been around forever (with dark barn-board paneling, pressed-tin lamp shades, antiques, and Oriental rugs), this family-owned enterprise opened in 1976 and sells up-to-date women's clothing and accessories. Expect elegant pieces from fashion houses like Armani and Agnona, and attentive service—likely from one of the owners. Appropriate to the seafaring tradition of Cape Cod, Kahn Fine Antiques specializes in nautical antiques from the 17th through 19th centuries. Filled with clocks, barometers, campaign chests, ship wheels and bells, candlestick holders, whaling harpoons, swords, pistols, Chinese porcelain, whale teeth, bone-handled knives with the Royal Navy insignia, portraits, paintings, engravings, ambrotypes, maps, and prints, it's as much a museum as an antique store, but everything is for sale. Notable for its large collection of backlist titles, Yellow Umbrella Books sells an enormous selection of new and used best sellers and rare or out-of-print books, plus jazz, folk, New Age, and classical CDs. Everything here was handpicked by the owner, a poet who previously worked in the publishing industry.

The Trading Company open Mondays through Saturdays 10 am to 5 pm, March through December; Tuesdays through Saturdays 10 am to 5 pm, January and February.

Kahn Fine Antiques open Mondays through Saturdays 10 am to 5 pm, Sundays noon to 5 pm, Memorial Day through Columbus Day; Mondays through Saturdays 11 am to 4 pm, Columbus Day through Memorial Day (call ahead in winter months).

Yellow Umbrella Books open daily 9 am to 10 pm, mid-June through Labor Day; Mondays through Saturdays 9 am to 5:30 pm, Sundays 10 am to 5:30 pm, Labor Day through mid-June.

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