With summer show preparations underway at The Big Red Barn in Round Top, Texas, promoters and vendors alike are hoping to see a repeat of the type of success they enjoyed during the winter show.
Happy tunes were sung by customers, dealers and even the show promoters at Nashville’s Antiques Week as results were tallied after the Feb. 13-16, 2013, events.
Just a few months back Hurricane Sandy ripped through the East Coast, but the NYC Pier Show opened its doors then and it is preparing to again March 16-17.
The little hamlet of Bouckville had its front yards, hay fields and pastures covered with tents filled with antiques for many thousands of shoppers Aug. 11-19. Ranging in size from one exhibiting dealer in front of a single house in the center of the village to the biggest field known as the Madison Bouckville...
Adamstown, the little town at Exit 286 of the Pennsylvania Turnpike [I-76], might not even be noticed as a wide spot in the road except that today there are now more antiques shops than a casual visitor could count.
Collectors hit the Renninger’s Extravaganza in Kutztown, Pa., for unusual finds, with smalls and advertising finding a willing crowd. “We had really good traffic in spite of less-than-perfect weather," said Jim Renninger, describing his Spring show. "The dealers said they were selling well and we had nearly full capacity with the pavilions and buildings...
The antiques shows and flea markets at Brimfield, Mass., are unlike any other American antiques event. This handy list of shows helps you plan your trip, May 7-13, 2012, as Brimfield’s antique fairs come to life as the best place to find popular antiques.
At nearly $18 million, James D. Julia’s Spring Firearms and Knife Auction March 12-13, 2012 in Fairfield, Maine, set a new house record for vintage guns and firearms. Also of note was another firearms auction, held by Julia’s sister and brother-in-law, the Poulin Auction Company, which grossed more than $2 million the three...
The inaugural Antique Toys and Coin Operated Machine Show presented more than 40 dealers to a strong opening crowd March 3, 2012 in Greenwich, Conn. Shoppers did not know quite what to expect, “creating good buzz and very good sales!” said show promoter Ron Vastola.
Shoppers turned out in force at the 2012 Richmond Extravaganza, which featured about 100 exhibiting dealers at The Showplace Feb. 24-26; the event drew more shoppers this year than it has in any of the past five.