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AMERICAN ANTIQUE TOY & COIN OP SHOW!
March 3, 2012

Eastern Civic Center
90 Harding Road
Old Greenwich, CT
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A 40 minute, $8 train ride from Grand Central Terminal/Station in New York City.
Eastern Civic Center is situated within walking distance from Metro-North Train Station.

EXHIBITOR INFORMATION

Want to exhibit?

8 ft. by 8 ft. exhibitor spaces are currently available for $150 each and include one 8 ft. table, two chairs, and two exhibitor badges; while 16 ft. by 8 ft. spaces are available for $250 each, and 24 ft.
by 8 ft. spaces are available for $350 each. For a downloadable PDF contract, click here.

SHOW NEWS

AMERICAN ANTIQUE TOY, COIN-OP SHOW ATTRACTING INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

More Quality Exhibitors Revealed

HERSHEY, Pa - The economy is thriving amongst toy and coin-op collectors, according to USA Theatres, producers of the upcoming American Antique Toy & Coin-Op Show, who just announced that buyers will be coming from overseas to seek out American made antique toys and coin-operated machines.

"We have received several emails from collectors overseas who will be attending the show," said Ronald M. Vastola, Outreach Coordinator of USA Theatres. "Buyers will be coming from the UK and Netherlands".

Buyers will have the unique opportunity to acquire extremely rare, hand-painted turn of the century toys, not only made in the US, but imported from France and Germany by renowned toy dealer Lionel Fournier, owner of France Antique Toys.

If what was said, so far, doesn't impress you, just check out some of the recently revealed dealers who will be exhibiting at the event.

Alan Green, owner of American Jazz Antique Toys, will be bringing some of his finest inventory of merchandise, followed by Michael Cafarella, of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, who will be offering early American tin toys, mechanical toys and banks.

Additional exhibitors will include Mark Schlesinger, of New Jersey, who will be bringing some antique penny arcades, occupying 16 ft. of exhibit space with Ken Schnoll, owner of Antiques Slots, who will be offering an array of antique slot machines and other coin-op related items.

If this still doesn't impress you, here's something to chew on... Rich Brinkos (a/k/a The Gumball Guy) will be loading up his truck with all sorts of antique and vintage gumball machines, while exhibiting next to Larry Garland, who will occupying 24 ft. of exhibit space to accommodate antique jukeboxes, pinballs, trade stimulators and other rare toys and collectibles.

Exhibitor Bob Adams, of Connecticut, will also be occupying 24 ft. of exhibit space to display antique amusement items, advertising items, and coin-ops, to name just a few categories.

A new addition to the show is exhibitor Tom Sage, Sr., of Allentown, Pennsylvania, who is one of the best-known antique toy dealers in the world.

More quality exhibitors from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, who specialize in antique and vintage collectibles, have responded to the show.

Those who are seeking vintage toys and memorabilia will be able to choose from a variety of dealers, including Wex Rex, Heroes Unlimited, and Milo Toys & Collectables.

The American Antique Toy & Coin-Op Show is set to debut on Saturday, March 3, at the Eastern Civic Center, situated within walking distance from the Metro-North Train Station in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

General admission into the event is $10 for adults and free for children under 12. Early buyers are welcome Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. and also Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. for $20 per person each day. Parking is free.

Attendees are encouraged to come hungry, in order to taste a variety of food and beverages offered for sale by Joemomma Foods, Inc. of Hershey, Pennsylvania.

"Joemomma Foods of Hershey will be offering dinner on Friday evening and breakfast and lunch on Saturday," Vastola said. "This will be a nice treat for everyone," he added.


Appraiser in Collectibles, Memorabilia and Toys to Appear at Old Greenwich Toy, Coin-Op Show

Gary SohmersHERSHEY, Pa - Organizers of the highly anticipated American Antique Toy & Coin-Op Show, just announced a new addition for the event that will allow attendees to bring their old toys to be appraised.

Gary Sohmers, an expert in Pop Culture, Collectibles, Toys and Memorabilia, is scheduled to appear at the show to do Verbal Appraisal Values for Antiques and Collectibles, while occupying a 24 ft. by 8 ft. booth to display and sell merchandise, according to the show's promoter, USA Theatres.

"Gary Sohmers has appeared as an appraiser in Collectibles, Memorabilia and Toys for 13 seasons on the PBS television program 'Antiques Roadshow'," said Ronald M. Vastola, Outreach Coordinator of USA Theatres. "Mr. Sohmers' appearance is an extraordinary addition to the show."

The American Antique Toy & Coin-Op Show is set to debut on Saturday, March 3, at the Eastern Civic Center, situated within walking distance from the Metro-North Train Station in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

According to USA Theatres, the show will feature quality exhibitors buying, selling and trading an array of antique and collectible toys, such as character toys, tin toys, mechanical toys, banks, trains, action figures, diecast vehicles, games, model kits, advertising items, and coin-ops (jukeboxes, slot machines, etc...).

Some of the high quality dealers who will be exhibiting at the inaugural show include Tom Miano, owner of Serious Toyz; Fred Franklin, owner of Rec Room Specialties; and Mike and Lauren Czajkowski, co-owners of Milo Toys & Collectables, to just name a few.

Additional dealers from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, who specialize in coin-operated machines and other related antique toys and collectibles, have responded to the show; including Dan Morphy, owner of Morphy Auctions, who is interested in utilizing 24 feet of exhibit space.

A variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase at the show, provided by Joemomma Foods, Inc. of Hershey, Pa.

General admission into the show is $10 for adults, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday; while early buyers are welcome Friday evening at 6:00 p.m. and also Saturday morning at 7:00 a.m. for $20 per person each day. Parking is free and children under 12 will be admitted for free, accompanied by a paying adult.

Exhibit space is currently available; however, exhibitors are encouraged to sign up soon as spaces are very limited.

For further information, call (717) 542-0567 or email usatheatres@yahoo.com

You may also visit the website, www.usatheatres.com/conventions

Anyone wishing to reserve a hotel room should contact the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, the official hotel of the American Antique Toy & Coin-Op Show. The hotel is conveniently located just 1.4 miles, 4 minutes from the Civic Center.

Mention the show to receive a special room rate of just $79 per night (promo code: AMA). The hotel can be reached by visiting their website www.hiltonstamfordhotel.com or calling them directly at (203) 967-2222.


New Antique Toy and Coin-Op Show to be held at Eastern Civic Center near NYC

HERSHEY, Pa - USA Theatres, organizers of the upcoming American Antique Toy & Coin-Op Show, have announced the official date and location in which the show will take place.

The show is set to debut for the general public on Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 9 AM to 3 PM at the Eastern Civic Center, situated within walking distance from the Metro-North Train
Station in Old Greenwich, Connecticut.

General admission into the event is $10 for adults and free for children under 12. Early buyers are welcome Friday evening at 6 PM and also Saturday morning at 7 AM. Cost for early buyer is $20 per person each day. Parking is free.

The show will feature quality exhibitors buying, selling, and trading a wide array of antique and collectible toys, including coin-operated machines such as jukeboxes, according to the
show's promoter, USA Theatres.

A variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase at the show, provided by Joemomma Foods Incorporated of Hershey, Pennsylvania.

"It's going to be a brisk and fantastic show," said Ronald M. Vastola, Outreach Coordinator of USA Theatres.

Want to exhibit?

8 ft. by 8 ft. exhibitor spaces are currently available for $150 each and include one 8 ft. table, two chairs, and two exhibitor badges; while 16 ft. by 8 ft. spaces are available for $250 each, and 24 ft.
by 8 ft. spaces are available for $350 each. For a downloadable PDF contract, click here.

For additional information, call (717) 542-0567 or email usatheatres@yahoo.com

You may also vist the website, www.usatheatres.com/conventions.html


Big name dealers to exhibit at toy, coin-op show March 3

Originally published at Toy Collector Magazine.

HERSHEY, Pa. - USA Theatres, promoters of the upcoming American Antique Toy & Coin-Op Show, recently revealed some of the high-quality dealers who will be exhibiting at the inaugural show.

Tom Miano, owner of Serious Toyz, will be occupying 24 feet of exhibit space, offering a fine variety of vintage toys and collectibles; while Fred Franklin, owner of Rec Room Specialties, will be showing off a great selection of antique slot machines, game machines and other coin-operated related items.

The American Antique Toy & Coin-Op Show will feature quality exhibitors buying, selling and trading an array of antique and collectible toys, such as character toys, tin toys, mechanical toys, banks, advertising items and coin-ops, according to the promoters.

The show is set to debut on Saturday, March 3, at the Eastern Civic Center, located at 90 Harding Road in Old Greenwich, Conn.

"The location at the Greenwich Civic Center is a highly strategic choice," said Ronald M. Vastola, Outreach Coordinator of USA Theatres. The site is conveniently located to most major metropolitan areas in the Northeast, and can easily attract collectors from Maryland, Washington D.C., Pennsylvania, New Jersey, New York, and of course, the New England states.

"It's only a 40 minute, $8 ride from Grand Central Terminal in New York City," Vastola said. "The Eastern Civic Center in Old Greenwich is situated within walking distance from the Metro-North Train Station."

Other exhibitors include Mike and Lauren Czajkowski, co-owners of Milo Toys & Collectibles; and Ken Laurence, owner of Heroes Unlimited and show promoter of the Super Megashow held in New Jersey and the Boston Super Megafest.

Additional exhibitors from New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania, who specialize in jukeboxes, soda machines and gumball machines, have responded to the show; including Dan Morphy, owner of Morphy Auctions, who is interested in utilizing 24 feet of exhibit space.

Anyone planning on attending the show can expect to pay $10 for general admission on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For the serious collector, early buyers are welcome Friday evening at 6 p.m. and also Saturday morning at 7 a.m. for $20 per person each day. Children under 12 will be admitted for free, accompanied by a paying adult.

A variety of food and beverages will be available for purchase, provided by Joemomma Foods Inc. of Hershey, Pa.

Exhibitor space is currently available, however, exhibitors are encouraged to sign up soon as spaces are limited.

"It's going to be a brisk and fantastic show," Vastola added.

For more information call (717) 542-0567 or email usatheatres@yahoo.com.

Visit the website www.usatheatres.com/conventions for more information.

For hotel accommodations, contact the Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center, the official hotel of the American Antique Toy & Coin-Op Show. The Hilton is located at 1 First Stamford Place in Stamford, Conn. just 1.4 miles, 4 minutes from the Eastern Civic Center.

Mention the show to receive a special room rate of just $79 per night (promo code: AMA). Visit their website www.hiltonstamfordhotel.com or call the hotel directly at (203) 967-2222.


Official Hotel of the American Antique Toy & Coin Op Show:


Just mention the show to receive your special room rate of just $79 per night.

Hilton Stamford Hotel & Executive Meeting Center
1 First Stamford Place
Stamford, CT 06902
(203) 967-2222
www.hiltonstamfordhotel.com
1.4 mi, 4 mins from Civic Center,

Reserve your room through this link and enter the code AMA to receive the special rate:

http://www.hilton.com/en/hi/groups/personalized/B/BDRSTHF-AMA-20120301/index.jhtml?WT.mc_id=POG


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