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Christmas Collecto-Rama...A Santa-Comes-to-the-South Holiday Antique Show Comes to Tampa Bay 12/8/12
The Christmas Collecto-Rama is the ONLY antique show in Tampa Bay featuring exclusively vintage holiday decor, toys and Xmas ephemera, from old ornaments to aluminum Christmas trees! Lectures, flicks, and holiday tunes will keep you jolly!
GULFPORT, FL – ”Christmas Collecto-Rama…
Date: Saturday, December 8, 2012, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Location: Catherine Hickman Theater, 5501 27th Avenue South, Gulfport (southern St. Petersburg), Florida , intersection of 27th Avenue South and Beach Boulevard South, in Gulfport.
● Exhibitors selling everything from vintage Christmas ornaments, décor and ephemera to old aluminum trees and candy containers, even electric light-up Yule logs, as well as vintage games and toys from Christmases of long ago! Look for vintage Santas, angels, elves and ornaments galore!
● Take a break from your holiday shopping and enjoy a lecture and slide presentation in the Hickman’s state-of-the-
● Another special feature will be a presentation on “Antique Mechanical Toys for Christmas” by Dr. Gary Moss, an avid collector-dealer of antique toys and mechanical banks for nearly 40 years. Dr. Gary L. Moss, OD, MBA was an associate professor at The New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA for nearly 30 years before retiring to Florida. He has been an active antiques dealer-collector since 1974, currently exhibiting at over a dozen shows a year in PA, MA & FL. He is the former owner of Kenmore Cards, a sports memorabilia store 2 blocks from Fenway Park in Boston. His book, Hippie Artifacts, was published in 2003 by Schiffer Publishing. His 300 plus 1930-40’s vintage Hawaiian shirt collection was on exhibit in 2004 at the American Textile History Museum in Lowell, MA for 6 months and is the subject of the book Hawaiian Shirts: Dress for Paradise. Dr. Moss will be exhibiting and selling from his personal collection of toys.
Admission: $5.00 all ages includes lectures and movie; FREE on-street parking.
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