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This store is a true goldmine for vintage tableware lovers
Used ceramics in pristine condition
Rental service for complete dinner table sets
World wide shipping service available
Are you looking for old or antique tableware? You’ll probably find what you’re looking for at het derde Servies in Rotterdam, translated ‘the third set of dishes’. This specialty store offers vintage crockery and glassware, which is sometimes 50 to 100 years old. If you are searching for a missing part for your own dinner set, there’s a good chance that you’ll find it at het derde Servies! The striking store of het derde Servies (since 1989) is located at the Nieuwe Binnenweg shopping area in Rotterdam.
Sustainable entrepreneurship is one of het derde Servies’ objectives. Raw materials for the dinnerware have already been used in the past, therefore no new resources will be wasted if you re-use it. Old tableware equals craftsmanship, and het derde Servies exclusively sells fine tableware of pristine quality. Packaging is also done with recycled materials; if you order an item in the webshop, your purchase will be packaged in old newspapers and used boxes. Vintage crockery has an excellent price-quality ratio by definition.
het derde Servies offers various sets of tableware of all sorts of brands, some of which have already been out of production since 40, 50 or 60 years. For example, brands such as Wedgwood and Rosenthal, but also porcelain from Italy, China or Russia. The offered tableware is undamaged and is sold per piece, so you can replenish your dinner set if you’ve broken a piece. If you buy a complete vintage crockery set, het derde Servies will offer you a discount. In addition to a broad range of porcelain, you will also find old-fashioned tablecloths, vases, silk flowers, crystal glasses, vintage lamps and English dog statues.
Vintage Delft Blue tableware products of the Royal Delft factory are of a beautiful simplicity. The price for the original Delft Blue is much lower than the new stuff in shops at tourist attractions in Rotterdam, Amsterdam or Delft. het derde Servies also has a large variety of Delft Blue wall decorative dishes. Hannie Mans is the owner of this specialty store. Her passion for porcelain and tableware is contagious and she will be happy to help you with the purchase of tableware for yourself or as a gift.
All crockery displayed in the store is also available in the webshop which offers a weekly supplemented assortment of more than 2300 items. If you have seen a pretty piece of tableware at the store at Nieuwe Binnenweg in Rotterdam, you can also use the worldwide shipping service. Many loyal customers, daytrippers and tourists make grateful use of this service, as het derde Servies guarantees that your porcelain arrives at your home undamaged.
All the vintage crockery and glassware in the store is also rented out for parties up to 150 people. A nice idea for your wedding party, for example. You can put together your crockery in the shop to your own taste, provided you like it mixed and matched. This is exactly the charm of vintage crockery. The rented tableware can also be delivered and picked up at the party location. het derde Servies even offers a dish washing service.
In order to maintain its stock updated, het derde Servies purchases mainly from private persons. If you have a nice set of tableware, the website provides instructions on how vintage crockery can be sold. If you’re looking for a specific piece of crockery, you can inform het derde Servies. If your desired item is found at some time, you will be notified. Even if it sometimes takes five years!
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Het derde Servies is located at Nieuwe Binneweg 208a. From Rotterdam Central Station, get there by metro and stop at Dijkzigt. To use public transport you need to purchase a Travel Chipcard first. Plan your trip on www.9292.nl.
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