Classic Antiques Sydney are the the oldest established family antique dealership in Sydney. Phyllis Loughran started out as a women's fashion designer during the 1940's and opened Gaslight Antiques in Glebe Pt Road in 1964. Trading for many years before moving to what was Sydney's prestigous antique strip, Queen St during the 1980's. Located in Woollahra for many years the shop then moved to Camperdown before securing a large warehouse at Lewisham in the Sydney CBD in 2017 in order to place the collection under one roof. In the main our collection represents English furniture from the late Georgian through to mid Victorian period (1780-1850)
Nowadays trading as Classic Antiques Sydney, the business is run by Phyllis's son Peter Loughran and is one of Australia's premier dealers in fine English Antiques. With a warehouse large enough to view the collection, we can arrange restoration, conservation, upholstery and all manner of skilled artisanal work involving fine antiques. We are situated only 15 minutes from Sydney Airport freight terminal where there are specialist shipping agents who can confidently ship items all over the world.
All stock is personally selected by us based on originality, provenance and quality. Supplying the interior decorating trade, we are the first stop for some of Australia's biggest names in design. Our reputation for quality is paramount and we pride ourselves on having sourced all our stock here in Sydney, a good percentage of it coming from important private collections and public institutions. It's important to keep our local customers happy too and we have superb quality antiques to suit every budget. Take a look through our blog and gallery's to see the type of antiques we stock and our interest in period design and architecture. Due to the enormous size of the collection, we can only show a small amount of our inventory upon this website.