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Antique, vintage toy buying show taking place in Akron

In a twist on a collector show, dealers in search of antique and vintage toys will be on hand for the Antique Toy Buying Show, March 18-21 in Akron, Ohio. The show provides an opportunity for people to come and sell toys to dealers.

AKRON, Ohio — The Akron/Cleveland area will be overtaken by toy mania when the Antique Toy Buying Show comes to town, March 18-21. Local residents will have the opportunity to turn antique and vintage toys into cash. This is a great opportunity for people to go into their attics and basements to discover what hidden toy treasures they may have. The process is easy, people bring their toys to the show to receive an offer with no obligation to sell and then get paid. Many people are surprised by what collectors are willing to pay for their toys and some are simply amazed!


The Antique Toy Buying Show is interested in buying old toys from the 1800’s through the mid 1980’s. Some examples include: Tin Windups, Robots, Space Toys, Battery Operated, Pressed Steel, Cast Iron, Diecast, Slot Cars, Friction, Celluloid, TV & Movie Character, Disney, Superhero, Popeye, Coca Cola, Trains, Playsets, Lunchboxes, Comic Books, Models, Action Figures, Barbie, GI Joe, Dolls, Banks, Star Wars, Transformers and many more. The show expects to see a diverse amount of toys at the event since Ohio is the home to many old toy manufacturers.

The Antique Toy Buying Show will be held March 18-21 at the Radisson Hotel Akron/Fairlawn, 200 Montrose West Avenue in Akron, Ohio from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily. Admission and parking are free.

For toy questions or more information about the show, visit, send an email to or call 216-218-1971.

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