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Bill Malone Trading Company

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Address: 235 W Coal Ave, Gallup, NM 87301-6305
Phone Number:
+1 505-863-3401
10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 18:00

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Wish we had gone there first!!

Next time in Gallup, this is the first place I will go shopping. Quiet, unassuming man that gave us fair deals, We would have loved to spend more time visiting with him. I... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2016
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2016

Next time in Gallup, this is the first place I will go shopping. Quiet, unassuming man that gave us fair deals, We would have loved to spend more time visiting with him. I regret not buying more and some of his books! I believe a totally honest and knowledgeable man. Thanks Bill!

5 Thank janviss
West Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 317 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2015

Yesterday we made a trip to Gallup to pick up a rug that Bill had sent out to be repaired. He had been hunting when we were in Gallup a couple of weeks ago so we couldn't see him then. You cannot spend any amount of time with Bill without learning from him about rugs, traders, Native American artist and... More 

5 Thank sue o
Scottsdale, Arizona
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2015

After reading the previous reviews, we were excited about visiting Malone's. Unfortunately we stopped by Richardson's first, and Malone's pales in comparison in terms of the size of the merchandise offering. We didn't have an opportunity to engage here at all here as there were other customers who were heavily in conversation with the store's management. Disappointing.

Thank asleeponthebeach
Platteville, WI
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59 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

When you stop in Gallop it is always a stop that we do. Bill is one of the most helpful, knowledgeable people there is when it comes to Native cultures and Trading Post facts. His shop has a great selection of Native jewelry, painting, pottery, and kachinas. And Bill can tell you who the artist is along with other knowledgeable... More 

Thank marti k
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35 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2015

I bought bracelets, earrings, and a bolo from Bill and really enjoyed talking with him. He is extremely knowledgeable and friendly, and I'm happy with the price and quality of my purchases. I highly recommend a stop in his store if you're in Gallup.

Thank NEtravelist
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39 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Mr. Malone's store is lovely, and he is extremely knowledgeable. Gave us background on how Navajo rugs and blankets were made in the early 1900s as compared to today. He was very patient with all of our silly questions.

Thank Virginia M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

I wouldn't have stopped here if I hadn't seen it on Trip Advisor. This is not geared to tourist and is one block off historical Route 66. Mr. Malone is extremely knowledgable and kind. The prices were extremely reasonable for handmade turquoise jewelry with some rings as low as $15. Don't be afraid to ask Mr. Malone about the jewelry... More 

Thank Debra H
Prescott, Arizona
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Please consider visiting and shopping. This gentleman is world renown for your knowledge and character......

1 Thank mynameisnotneeded
Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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39 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2015 via mobile

Decent selection, wonderful prices, the nicest store owner you've ever net, and he seems honest and trustworthy! Bought some inexpensive pieces to take back home for gifts!!!

3 Thank Carol D
Victoria Harbour, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2015

I have not dealt with Bill in this new location, but I'm sure he is still his same old self despite what the National Parks Department did to him. Bill was just opening this shop when I was last in Gallup and I was most disappointed that I was not able to attend. Bill has been one of the most... More 

2 Thank SevernSound

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