━ About ━
━ The Shop ━
Soaring Hawk Vintage is an online-only retailer and personal brokerage servicer offering books, fine art, and collectibles. We specialize in antiquarian and rare books, a variety of fine art, collectibles, and more. Every piece of inventory is hand selected and refreshed weekly, sourced throughout the historic Carolinas. If you’re an avid collector, you may be familiar with SHV from shopping eBay, Amazon, or other marketplaces. Over the years, our clients have found they can rely on our commitment to quality photos, clear descriptions, and excellent customer service. Our selections are photographed with the intent of delivering a near in-person buying experience. Understanding the nature of today’s “now society”, our orders ship fast. As a full circle business, we are also diligent about making sure orders are professionally and safely packaged to arrive intact. These are just a few of the factors that set Soaring Hawk Vintage apart from other online retailers and dealers. We proudly serve a global client base of thousands of private collectors, prop masters, the theater and motion picture industry, interior designers, food staging professionals, and more. Soaring Hawk Vintage was originally founded in 2014 and has since evolved into a favorite of collectors on nearly every continent.
━ The Founder ━
Dana Summitt is an independent appraiser, consultant, and broker offering an array of art and collectibles, based in Raleigh, North Carolina. After years of personal collecting and work in e-Commerce, she founded her own business, Soaring Hawk Vintage in 2014. An Indiana native, Ms. Summitt is a graduate of Ball State University. She is a member of the International Society of Appraisers, one of the largest personal property appraisal organizations in the US. She appraises professionally for estates, donations, attorneys, and for IRS and insurance requirements; specializing in rare books, fine art, music memorabilia, and vintage clothing. As an experienced guest lecturer, she is available for speaking engagements for appraisal days, fundraising events, student groups, and non-profit organizations. She resides in Raleigh, North Carolina with her family, surrounded by the tall whispering pines for which the Carolinas are known.