Published on May 3, 2010
Have you heard the news? Steven and I have gotten involved in the management of the annual Cooperstown Antique Show! We are very excited, and a tiny bit overwhelmed because honestly we don’t have time for one more project. But if this is a totally crazy move, please don’t tell us. We are happy with our delusions.
This is a one-day antique show, always held on the Sunday closest to the 4th of July, which this year happens to be … the 4th of July! This will be the 48th year that this show has been held, so it comes…READ MORE
Published on April 29, 2010
When we do antique shows, I buy myself presents. I work hard, I am making money to support our family. I deserve a present. That’s how I figure it, anyway. I used to almost always buy jewelry, but lately it’s been dogs.
At the Schoharie Fall Show last year this little guy found me and captured my heart. He is French, and old, and not in perfect condition at all. But is he not the cutest little fella you have seen in a while? He sits 8 or 10 inches tall, and is heavy – made of some kind of…READ MORE
Published on March 3, 2010
As we prepare for the Schoharie Antique show, and the kick-off of our 2010 show season, I want to rerun a post from a year ago. Following are my tips for enjoying an antique show, whether you are a seasoned antiquer or a newbie to the game .
1. Bring cash.
Many antique show dealers do not accept credit cards. You can also write a check, so bring those too, but it is wise to have cash in your pocket. You can complete transactions quickly (and get on to the next booth!) and dealers appreciate it. It…READ MORE