Summer 2013 Columbia Missouri Antique Postcard & Paper Americana Show and Sale

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Crowds of postcard collectors, enthusiasts and vendors are anticipated at the Annual Postcard & Paper Americana Show and Sale Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22, in Columbia, MO. Attendees can expect to see hundreds of boxes of antique postcards, including thousands of historical views of all states, Route 66, Missouri, Civil War, Native Americans, Old West, Outlaws, Europe, and other historical paper memorabilia.

"Our collectors and dealers look forward to seeing the fresh material brought in from across central U.S. for this show," said Jim Taylor, show organizer and owner of Courthouse Square Antique Postcards.

Hundreds of postcard collectors and enthusiasts are expected over a two-day period when the Annual Postcard & Paper Americana Show and Sale arrives in Columbia, MO., Friday and Saturday, June 21 and 22.

"This is the 9th year for this fun show and sale, said Jim Taylor, show organizer and owner of Courthouse Square Antique Postcards. “Columbia is an easy drive into mid-Missouri on I-70, halfway between St Louis and Kansas City, with the beautiful University of Missouri campus, many historic sites and fun nearby.”

Vendors bring hundreds of boxes of antique postcards, including thousands of historical views of all states, Railroadiana, Route 66, Missouri, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Kansas, Civil War, Native Americans, Old West, Outlaws, Black Americana, Halloween, Santas, lighthouses, 1000's of other topics, Europe, and other historical paper memorabilia.

Dealers are buying as well as selling, plus, several dealers are providing free appraisals, time permitting. Complimentary postcard collector publications will be available while supplies last.

“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, June 21 and 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., Saturday, June 22. The show is scheduled at the Quality Inn, 1612 N. Providence Road, (Exit 126, I-70), Columbia, MO 65202.

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

For more information contact Jim Taylor, 888.451.0340 or postcards(at)courthousesquare(dot)net.

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