Ocean Grove, N.J., Postcards, Books & Paper Show

The Historical Society of Ocean Grove, N.J., will host its 7th Annual Ocean Grove & Greater New Jersey Antique Postcards, Books, Advertising & Paper Collectibles Show & Sale on Saturday, April 18, 2009, at the Young Peoples (Youth) Temple, Pilgrim’s Pathway and McClintock Street in Ocean Grove, N.J. Show hours will be 9 a.m.-4 p.m. with admission, by donation, $3.

This popular show serves as an annual fund-raising event to benefit the numerous public programs and ongoing research projects of the Historical Society of Ocean Grove, a town well-known throughout the country for its historical appeal and Victorian architecture.

If you have a passion for postcards, you will definitely want to attend this show where 25 quality dealers will offer lots of good buying opportunities for the beginning collector as well as the advanced collector. This is the place to be to add to one’s collection. There will be something here for everyone and at affordable prices. This will be your golden opportunity to connect with the past and recapture fond memories through postcards, one of America’s fastest growing hobbies.

In addition to hundreds of thousands of collectible postcards, covering every imaginable topic and subject, there will be a wide variety of antique books and ephemera, vintage advertising and paper collectibles, old tin toys and sport memorabilia, Civil War items, old photos, stereo views, political buttons, records and sheet music, and souvenir china, glass and spoons.

For more information, call 732-774-1869, fax 732-774-1685, or visit www.oceangrovehistory.org.