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Great Republic interviewed by Snake Bite, Co.

February 03, 2015

There’s an intersection between history, art and retail, and within that small space is a very special place called the Great Republic. This truly original shop features everything from a first edition copy of “The Talented Mr. Ripley” to a Civil War-era American flag to American-made steel dinner bells. We spoke with store founder Eddie Papczun about his Colorado Springs store and his upcoming shop in Washington DC. We discussed how his passion for antiques and his dedication to Made in the USA items set the stage to create a once-in-a-lifetime shopping experience. Tell us a little about The Great Republic, how you got started, and your role there? I’m the founder of the business. I have a background in... Continue Reading →

The Story & Retail Partnership with CityCenterDC

October 26, 2014

The Great Republic is proud to announce the opening of its newest shop at CityCenterDC, scheduled for Spring 2015.  Located in the heart of downtown Washington, D.C., the shop will be a further extension of what has become – one of the greatest shopping experiences in the U.S. “Exploring a Great Republic shop offers the guest an opportunity to step back into time and potentially own something neither they, nor anyone else, would easily have found elsewhere in the World”, this according to the founder and owner, Mr. Eddie Papczun.  Leveraging nearly 30 years of experience in understanding and sourcing the World’s finest antiques and "off the chart" one-off items, Mr. Papczun is absolutely confident in his ability to deliver... Continue Reading →