Des Moines Antiques & Collectibles

Visit The Picker Knows of West Des Moines, Iowa, for your one-stop shop in antique and collectibles needs. Whether you’re a dealer or just someone searching for that special piece to complete your shabby chic apartment, we can help you find what you are looking for. The products we buy and sell capture diversity in styles and tastes, so we have something for everyone at The Picker Knows–furniture, artwork, glassware, vintage signs and jewelry to just name a few.

Locally-owned and operated, we at The Picker Knows will do what we can to help you find hidden treasures in our 25,000-square foot showroom. Our owners and friendly staff promise hands-on service from the products you’ll find in our store to the services we offer beyond that, from appraisals to auctions.

And speaking of our products, our owners specially hand-pick the antiques you’ll find in our store every day from all over the country, along with the valuables on sale from over 400 of our vendors. Our inventory is ever-changing and ever-growing daily! If you’re looking for antique earrings for your mother, a new Hot Wheels car to add to your collection, or even a working 19th century phonograph as a showcase piece for your living room, we have it all.

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Services We Offer

Our passion is to build bridges between the past and the future with the variety of quality and low-cost services we provide. Whether you’re a seasoned dealer or new to antiquing and collecting, The Picker Knows has something to offer you. With the expertise and years of experience on our team, we guarantee quality customer service and knowledge behind every item and service we sell. We aim to exceed our clients’ expectations when they walk in the door. We hope to share our passion with you.

The services we offer at The Picker Knows include:

Planning and hosting auctions and events

Rental space for auction, consignment, and sales events

Quick and easy antique appraisals

Buying your antiques and collectibles

This Week’s Featured Finds

Check out the finds we’ve been picking! Stop by our store for a closer look!

Upcoming Events

Events are happening every day at The Picker Knows! Check out our calendar to find one you’ll like.

  • May 26
    Public Auction Sale (Preview: 4pm/Auction 6pm)
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    May 26, 2016 - 9:00pm
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    The Picker Knows
  • Jun 02
    Public Auction Sale (Preview: 4pm/Auction 6pm)
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    Jun 02, 2016 - 9:00pm
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    The Picker Knows
  • Jun 09
    Public Auction Sale (Preview: 4pm/Auction 6pm)
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    Jun 09, 2016 - 9:00pm
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    The Picker Knows
  • Jun 16
    Public Auction Sale (Preview: 4pm/Auction 6pm)
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    Jun 16, 2016 - 9:00pm
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    The Picker Knows
  • Jun 23
    Public Auction Sale (Preview: 4pm/Auction 6pm)
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    Jun 23, 2016 - 9:00pm
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    The Picker Knows
  • Jun 30
    Public Auction Sale (Preview: 4pm/Auction 6pm)
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    Jun 30, 2016 - 9:00pm
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    The Picker Knows
  • Jul 07
    Public Auction Sale (Preview: 4pm/Auction 6pm)
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    Jul 07, 2016 - 9:00pm
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    The Picker Knows
  • Jul 14
    Public Auction Sale (Preview: 4pm/Auction 6pm)
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    Jul 14, 2016 - 9:00pm
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    The Picker Knows
  • Jul 21
    Public Auction Sale (Preview: 4pm/Auction 6pm)
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    Jul 21, 2016 - 9:00pm
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    The Picker Knows