October 14, 2016

Fridays with Farley...Another Dose of Useless Tidbits

good stuff...
Sunday October 16th
The Royal Oak Toy Show at the Royal Oak Farmers Market
One of the best, and most complete shows in the mid-west. Many of the most respected vendors in the tri-state area will be on hand to buy, sell, and trade toys. “It is a truly unique show because there are lots of antique and old toys,” said Eric Olbrich, Toy Show promoter. “It will be vintage antique toys from the 1880s to 1990s. There will be more antiques than collectibles, but it will be a mix of both.” Olbrich said there will be no shortage of nostalgic toys, ranging from metal trucks to cast iron banks to metal horse drawn carriages to Dinky toys.

"There will be nearly 200 tables at the show. Among those dealers who will be selling their wares include: Bill Hauser of Clawson, who specializes in movie posters and nostalgia items; Michigan Toy Soldier Co. of Royal Oak that deals in miniature toy soldiers; Julian Thomas Toys of Fenton, who sell antique toys and parts; and Al Campbell of Roseville, who deals in nostalgia but is widely known for his old-time record shows.

good sites...
JustCollecting gives you the platform to build and exhibit your own collections, connect with other users, and track auctions around the world. As a member, you can also share pictures and stories, get expert advice, earn special discounts and enter exclusive competitions.

Here is a small sampling of the categories found on JustCollecting.
Action Figures, Advertising Memorabilia, Militaria, Models, Movie Memorabilia, Music Memorabilia, Toys, Trading Cards, Video Games, Vintage Clothing

found on Facebook...
Cool hard plastic toys 1940s 1950s 1960s
A fan appreciation page with over 7,000 photos in 82 albums of mostly ...old hard plastic toys & cultural artifacts where you can share memories of great old American hard plastic toys with side trips to general nostalgia, foreign lands & polyvinylville except on Sunday when the boss is away and we go Free Form Sunday crazy showcasing all things and everything groovy..mostly 40s-70s but may not apply every time

Halloween is near...Monster on!...

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