At Ray the Trader’s we are really in to what people collect. Everyone has small things around the house or garage THAT THEY DON’T COLLECT, things that will go out with the trash or be put out in the next garage sale. Ray’s offers A GREAT ALTERNATIVE. Call us at: 352-239-1289 or 352-236-4406 or fax us at 352-629-1573
You can bring all those UNWANTED ITEMS to Ray’s and trade, barter, swap them in and get STORE CREDIT. With the store credit you can buy anything YOU WANT that we have in our store, or anything we have at the store at the I-75 SuperFlea Market.
Some of the ANTIQUES and COLLECTABLES that always seem to be around are: toys, dolls, dogs, transformers, bears, horses, movie star pictures, car collectables, comics, old pictures, military stuff, African statues, Donald and Daffy Duck things, ships of all kinds, clowns, old TV & movie figures, posters, trains, monkeys, old and new art, drawings and paintings. Many customers collect old magazines — I mean REALLY OLD MAGAZINES like 1900 and before. Of course condition is important but in Ray’s slightly worn stuff is about normal.
One important thing is OLD GUN PARTS and black powder weapons. If you have any of that, then we seek those out. Also knives, swords, and military machines are sought after. STRANGE THINGS ARE WONDERFUL AND WELCOME AT RAY’S.
Our main store is at 2505 NW Magnolia Ave. in Ocala Florida. It have been there since the 1960′s & is a COLLECTORS PARADISE. http://ohsray.wordpress.com
http://amazingstuff.wordpress.com http://militarystuff.wordpress.com http://barterct.wordpress.com http://collectstuff.wordpress.com http://wildwestbks.wordpress.com http://collectstuff.wordpress.com http://detectivemystery.wordpress.com http://pastmags.wordpress.com http://dvdvhs.wordpress.com http://raythetrader.wordpress.com
There are TWO places in Ocala where Ray the Trader’s is located. M, Tues, Thur. and Friday it’s a red house/store on North Magnolia Ave. The number of the address is 2505. It is also located (with different, but similar stuff at the I-75 Flea Market, East End, nearest the interstate –between the Hardware Store and the Grocery Store. The Flea Market store is open every FRIDAY from 7:30 AM to 2 PM and then on SATURDAY AND SUNDAY it is open from &:30 AM to 4 PM.
If y0u collect stuff , really any stuff, or kind of thing you should come by and see if we can do business. See our site: http://collectstuff.wordpress.com
Big things are trade-able (like real estate) as well as small things (like guns, diamonds, jewelery) At Ray’s we trade stuff, things you don’t want for things YOU WANT. Yes we have some houses that can be used as trades. IF YOU TRADE REAL ESTATE –EVEN TRADE — IT IS NOT A TAXABLE EVENT. Even trades are not subject to any tax. WHO NEEDS MONEY!
Here are some other sites of Ray the Trader: http://scifiction.blogstream.com Ray writes science fiction, so he LIKES that kind of stuff. Some of his stories are: http://unsightlyteeth.wordpress.com http://910forever.wordpress.com
Other sites for the Ocala stores are: http://334578rec.wordpress.com WE DO BUY AND SELL RECORDS, Tell us what you have.
http://wildwestbooks.wordpress.com WE BUY, OR TRADE WESTERN ADVENTURE BOOKS, Lots of customers love them and we will buy any quantity of them, if the price is right.
Ray’s store opened in 1967, and was never just a book store. Exotic things were always in it. Like Nazi uniforms and cleaned skulls, all sorts of different things just seem to accumulate at the stores. The main difference in Ray the Trader’s and other odd, off beat stores is THAT WE ACTIVELY TRADE THINGS. Money is not everything, or even the most important thing at Ray’s. See our web sites: http://barterct.wordpress.com
We have a large adult section with magazines going back to around 1900 and actively seek more magazines. We also buy dvd’s and Vhs movies Heck we even like reel to reel movies (super 8 or 8) we like adult or regular movies. http://dvdvhs.wordpress.com For magazines our site is: http://pastmags.wordpress.com
We also like mystery detective books and short stories and our site is: http://detectivemystery.wordpress.com
Our general site for the stores is: http://raythetrader.wordpress.com
OUR FAX NUMBER FOR ANY STORE BUSINESS OR QUESTIONS IS 1-352-629-1573 OR CALL US AT 1-352-236-4406 OR 1-352-239-1289
Call or write us about what you have, and would like to trade. http://ohsray.wordpress.com
Ray Cates is a teacher and writer in Ocala Florida.
In college his majors wee (graduate & undergraduate) history, writing, law, counseling & psychology.
He has taught in the University of Florida, Webster College, Central Florida College, and City College.
He owns Ray the Trader & Oceans High School, http://oceanshighschool.com
Some of his passions are: school reform, government, presidential history, local government. Many of his short stories are political and to a point. It is up to the reader to find the point.