Antique Spectacular welcomes collectors Nov. 4-6

Rock Island, Ill. will be bustling with collecting activity Nov. 4-6, during the annual Fall Antique Spectacular Vintage Market.
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ROCK ISLAND, Ill. — The annual Fall Antique Spectacular Vintage Market is being held Nov. 4-6 at the QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Avenue, Rock Island, Illinois.

This event, which helped to put the “V” in vintage, is featuring 70 exhibitors with antiques and vintage

Unique finds at Antique Spectacular

Pedal cars is just one of the unexpected items you'll find at the Antique Spectacular. (All photos courtesy Melting Pot Productions).

items galore.

The show, winding up its 22nd year, is overflowing with a variety of fine antiques and vintage collectibles for sale. Featured will be select antique dealers with unique merchandise from around the world.

With the Antique Spectacular, there is always something to interest every collector. This includes furniture, art pottery, country, stoneware, books, prints, primitives, jewelry, silver, antique glassware, American Indian items, china, postcards, coins, quilts, dolls, toys, advertising, marbles, rugs, vintage textiles and period pieces. The list of vintage items is endless and all under one roof for the convenience to shop all weekend, for a timeless treasure, that is new to you.

Planning to Be Present

The Antique Spectacular hours are Friday, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Note the show is opening one hour earlier on Friday and Sunday for more shopping opportunities.) Parking is free and show admission is $7, which is good for admittance all three days.

More information about the Antique Spectacular is available at or by calling Kimberly Schilling at 712-324-9964. The show is presented by Melting Pot Productions, Inc.

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