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Brimfield 2010: Shows toast strongest opener

BRIMFIELD, Mass. — The Brimfield Antiques and Flea Market Show toasted its strongest season in years May 15. Informally known as the “Mecca” of antiquing, the once half-acre collector’s fair now welcomes 5,000 nationwide dealers each year.

‘Non-stop sales’ at 20-30-40 Glass-O-Rama

CHICAGO – Hundreds of people hurried under their umbrellas to be the first shoppers through the door at the 2010 20-30-40 Glass Society of Illinois’ Glass-O-Rama Show and Sale, March 13-14. Dealers wrapped customers’ purchases non-stop for hours as the “collectors on a mission” busily wrote checks for their newly acquired treasures.