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Authentic Vintage Paint by Laney's Old Village

Old Village Paint is the the oldest paint and varnish maker in America. Our family has been making paint the same way since 1816. Every colour is made in the old fashioned batch system, with nearly half a can of natural earth pigments — just like a batch of cookies or die lot of yarn. Old Village Paint is safe to use for your baby's crib. It's durable enough to last ten years on the exterior of your house, without chipping or pealing.

Our paint has been used historically in museums — such as The Hermitage, Andrew Jackson Mansion, the Lincoln Law Library, Historic Deerfield, and primitive use at Canterberry Shaker Village. You can use Old Village Paint for any decorative, primitive, faux or shabby chic finish you can imagine.

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A Short Picture History of Old Village Paint – Old Factory Buildings

Posted: April 11, 2023 – In: News
Old Village Paint Ancestry, Originally C. Schrack & Co. 152 – 158 North Fourth Street, Philadelphia Our buildings were purchased and torn down for the US Mint which was  around the block from Independence Hall in down town Philadelphia. Our Story OLD VILLAGE PAINTS, LTD. OLDEST VARNISH MAKERS IN AMERICA / Making paint since 1816 the Old […]

It’s not too late to Paint for the Holidays

Posted: September 13, 2022 – In: News
That’s right! It’s the middle of September! Let’s get those paint jobs done! The weather is perfect for outdoor painting usually thru October and often well into November be pending on where in the country you live. You’ll want to watch that the overnight temperature doesn’t drop too low. Most paints require a temperature to […]
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How to Paint a Quality Finish – 10 Tips

Posted: July 16, 2022 – In: News
10 Tips for a Quality Paint Job With Old Village Paint 1. First Things First ~ Oil over Latex, not Latex over Oil ~ If you want to paint latex over oil you have 2 options. First prime on top of the oil paint or stain with Oil Primer or Old Village Over/Under water-based Primer. […]
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