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Antique Postcard & Paper Americana Show slated for Feb. 24-25

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Written by Catherine Saunders-Watson   
Monday, 30 January 2012 10:16

Selection of more than 100 postcards and photos to be auctioned by Martin Auction Co., on Feb. 4, 2012. Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers.com and Martin Auction Co.

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. - Organizers are anticipating hundreds of attendees over a two-day period when the Springfield, Spring Antique Postcard & Paper Americana Show and Sale hits Springfield, Mo., Friday and Saturday, Feb. 24-25. This is the 18th year for this semiannual event.

Antique postcard and paper buyers and sellers will enjoy two days of shopping, selling and trading. Thousands of pre-1940, original historic photos and postcards of towns and historical events are sorted alphabetically by town and priced individually, or in lots. Additionally rare, vintage Halloween, Santa, patriotic and more are available at this event.

Buyers and sellers from seven states bring nearly a million antique postcards for sale at the Postcard and Paper Americana show. They also buy collections and accumulations and give free appraisals of most all vintage postcards, old photographs, and paper ephemera.

Vendors are bringing original historical photographs of Missouri, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Civil War, Western American, Route 66, mining, sports, political, maps, Native Americans, rodeo, movie, railroadiana, Oklahoma and Indian Territory, Victorian era, Kewpies, 101 Ranch and thousands of other topical and state view postcards. Other historical paper memorabilia and ephemera is also for sale.

“Early bird” admission cost, available at 9 a.m., Friday is $5 and covers both days. Regular admission is $3 per person, and is available at 10 a.m.; it too covers both days.

Show times are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Friday, February 24 and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, February 25. The show is scheduled for Lamplighter Inn & Conference Center, North, I-44 at Glenstone/Exit 80A.

Additional details and background available at http://www.courthousesquare.net

For more information contact Jim Taylor, 888.451.0340, jmtaylor(at)ipa(dot)net

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Selection of more than 100 postcards and photos to be auctioned by Martin Auction Co., on Feb. 4, 2012. Image courtesy of LiveAuctioneers.com and Martin Auction Co.

Last Updated on Monday, 30 January 2012 13:29
 
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