About Us

Welcome to Antiquarian Online!

Established as Heidelberg Road Vintage Bazaar in 1984 by Elizabeth Syber it later evolved into Syber’s Vintage Bazaar when Liz joined forces with her bother Phillip to continue in the family trade together. The Syber family have been in the antiques trade for over 50 years, Helen and Felix Syber opened their first store in 1970 in Adelaide.  Liz, with over 31 years trading experience and with over 40 years in the industry, delved into the world of antiques from an early age. Following in the footsteps of her parents Helen and Felix Syber who were your classical “we don’t specialise” antique dealers.

She now has one of the largest selections of China, Glass, Porcelain, Silver, Asian, Chinese, Oriental, EPNS, Jewelry, Collectables, Retro and Vintage wares, Curios and Furniture from across Asia, Europe, and Australia in Melbourne, Victoria.

Liz is a member of member of AAADA: The Australian Antique and Art Dealers Association and the VADG: The Victoria Antiques Dealers Guild. With a wealth of experience Elizabeth Syber, Antiquarian can provide you with professional valuations for market sale and insurance purposes, by appointment. You can request an appointment by contacting us [here].

Exploration and learning are at the heart of the antiques trade and something Liz is very passionate about. She has recently become a presenter of enrichment lectures on multiple cruises presenting a number of subjects from the antiques field. She has appeared on local TV show Antiques with Attitude and appeared at a number “antiques road shows” like the Antique Collectors Club of Victoria: Appraisals Day. Liz is available to present lectures and antique road shows at request for private events or legitimate charities.

Antiquarian Online is a window into Liz’s Alphington gallery that she shares with Contemporary Vintage. Located at 740 Heidelberg Road, Alphington VIC, 7 km from the Melbourne CBD and 200 m from the Alphington Railway station. There is a bus to the door and we are just off the Eastern freeway at the Chandler Hwy exit. The gallery occupies a large 440 m2 shop with a huge car park on site, on one of Melbourne’s most accessible main roads.

All prices are listed in Australian Dollars. Conversions to other currencies may be calculated on request.

Elizabeth welcomes all enquires including of specific products and events, you can also reach her directly on +61 418 552 553.