Balon is the famous city of Turin flea market since 1856 is a destination for fans and collectors in search of trouvaille or young students or tourists in search of curiosities.
My story of antiquarian It begins in the 70s inside the old warehouse of my father who at that time was a simple used furniture store.
it happened one day that my father not feeling well ask me to replace him temporarily in the conduct Business. What a fantastic discovery of a world of which I'd fallen in love.
At the time it was released in all theaters the famous film "La Donna della Domenica", adapted from a novel by Fruttero and Lucentini, mostly filmed in Turin Balon market.
Every day he entered in our business a multitude of people, and I had the need to learn the profession, starting very quickly even from establishing the prices of all a number of old articles already stacked in the historic warehouse: that was how it became my passion, my life antiquarian.
so I decided to dedicate myself, traveling throughout Europe, purchase of furniture and objects antiques, or simply original and particular items of furniture importing into my stock trends and fashions from the most important and fun international markets thus giving vent to my creativity by following my instincts.
to my great satisfaction during the years following our exposure has become very passionate about customers meta seeking something special for the furnishing of their homes: the old chopping board a French butcher to trumeau lastronato piffettiano. All this has allowed over time the transformation from a simple inventory of used furniture in what increasingly became a major exhibition and point of reference for collectors, dealers, antique dealers.
So today we have become one of the major stores in Europe with customers and sales worldwide. Today the new world of web and especially eBay have passed on to me again that strong emotion I felt when I found my way.
The enthusiasm that emanates business on the web it is contagious and enriches me every day the stimuli that guide me in the ever accomplish more this new challenge.