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Offline LoveOldPhones

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Telephone shows ?
« on: January 08, 2017, 12:30:02 AM »
OK.... I'm in Texas.  I don't think there are any telephone shows down here....  never been to one.

I REALLY want to go to a BIG show.....  tell me which one? .... and where ?
which are the best ones in the country ! 

Thanks

Offline Jim S.

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Re: Telephone shows ?
« Reply #1 on: January 08, 2017, 01:12:10 AM »
The best ones are within 1 day's driving distance. Take a truck.
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I usually only go to the KS show, It is 450 miles from me.
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Offline paul-f

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Re: Telephone shows ?
« Reply #2 on: January 08, 2017, 12:52:49 PM »
I REALLY want to go to a BIG show.....  tell me which one? .... and where ?
which are the best ones in the country ! 

The dates for the largest are usually posted on the web sites of the two collector clubs:

   http://www.telephonecollectors.org/shows/index.htm

   http://atcaonline.com/shows.php

Photos from some past shows can be found here:

   http://www.telephonecollectors.org/shows/galleries.htm

The Lancaster, PA and Shipshewana, IN shows are usually the largest. Which is best is a matter of personal choice, depending somewhat on the main collecting focus.

The upcoming Maitland, FL show (Jan. 21) is popular, but generally smaller.

Over the years, the midwest has proven the best location for large sustainable shows. Shows held on the coasts and in the south are generally smaller regional shows. Several shows in Washington, California and Florida have been held regularly for many years, but shows in other locations have been intermittent.

Both clubs are encouraging collectors to run more regional shows, but finding show hosts is a challenge. Texas is long overdue for a show.
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Offline LoveOldPhones

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Re: Telephone shows ?
« Reply #3 on: January 08, 2017, 03:02:04 PM »
Great !  Thanks for the info..... but JIM !   where IS the Kansas show ?
and yes... i already own a truck.  LOL

Offline LoveOldPhones

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Re: Telephone shows ?
« Reply #4 on: January 08, 2017, 03:03:02 PM »
OK... never mind...  I see the post on it. 
sorry about that... should have looked first.