The Greater Chicago Postcard and Paper Show is Coming Soon, Friday-Saturday, November 4-5, 2016!

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Visit postcard dealers from across the United States, when the Greater Chicago Postcard and Paper Show is held, Friday-Saturday, November 4-5, with huge stocks of cards in all price ranges. Over 20 dealers and more than 80 tables of vintage postcards, paper ephemera and Americana are available at the Holiday Inn Chicago SW-Countryside Conference Center, Countryside, Illiinois.

"Our vendors bring quality collections and accumulations for their collector customers, and are always looking to give free appraisals, time permitting," said Jim Taylor, owner Courthouse Square Antique Postcards.

In its 25th year, organizers are anticipating hundreds of attendees over a two-day period when the Fall Greater Chicago Antique Postcard & Paper Americana Show and Sale, offering vintage to modern collectible postcards, gets underway in Countryside Ill., Friday - Saturday, November 4 - 5,  2016.

”Several large collections have been appraised and sold at this show in recent years. Our expert appraisers look forward to seeing new material here year after year," said Jim Taylor, owner Courthouse Square Antique Postcards

In addition to postcard and paper ephemera dealers, specialists in Victorian ephemera and trade cards, plus vintage posters, art nouveau/deco perfume labels are scheduled to be on-hand. Attendees can browse through Valentines and Victorian greeting cards, and more.

Show highlights include hourly drawings for gift certificates; free appraisals-time permitting, and Barr's Postcard News issues available while supplies last.

Archival postcard storage and exhibit supplies and reference volumes are available for purchase.

The Greater Chicago Antique Postcard & Paper Americana Show and Sale is scheduled for the Holiday Inn Chicago SW-Countryside Conference Center Ballroom, William Tell, 6201 Joliet Road Countryside, Illinois 60525

Doors open Friday November 4, 10 am - 6 pm; with Saturday, November, 5, hours from 8 am-1 pm. (early Saturday open/close hours due to previous hotel booking needs).

Admission is $5 for both days regular admission. An “Earlybird" admission of $10 is available at 9 am, on Friday.

“We have moved our twice-a-year show across the street (Joliet Road) from the venue at the union hall to the William Tell Holiday Inn Countryside Ballroom," said Taylor. "Our guests and vendors will be able to enjoy in-house restaurants, bar, beautiful rooms, and lots of free parking. It's a great atmosphere for our show; easy to find. If you found our previous location, just look across the street."

Additional details and background available at; flyers, vendor lists, directions, schedule and show details, at

Email: postcards(at)courthousesquare(dot)net for dollar-off admissions coupons.

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