Courthouse Square Antique Postcards Anticipates Large Crowd For Springfield Postcard and Paper Show and Sale

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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, March 1-2. This is the 19th year for this bi-annual 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, March 1 and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, March 2. The show is scheduled for Lamplighter Inn & Conference Center, North, I-44 at Glenstone/Exit 80A, next to Cracker Barrel.

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


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