The International Vintage Paper Fair & Conference
EPHEMERA: ephem·era noun \i-?fe-m?r-?, -?fem-r?\: paper items (as posters, broadsides, and tickets) that were originally meant to be discarded after use, but have since become collectibles. Also includes other materials such as tin, plastic, metal, vellum, etc.
WHAT: Taking place March 20-22, 2015, this one-of-a-kind event features the finest vintage paper and ephemera exhibitors from across the United States, Canada and Europe. Treasures such as posters, catalogues, valentines, postcards, pamphlets, broadsides, tickets, invitations, autographs, sheet music, letterheads, manuscripts, trade cards, photographs, playing cards, political propaganda, and much more can be found at this Show. Collectors will delight in this rare merchandise while enjoying conferences, talks, discussions and presentations.
SPECIAL EXHIBIT: This year’s feature exhibit, “The Sporting Life,” will spotlight a variety of sports, games, pastimes, and entertaining activities through historic ephemera. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about subjects such as the early days of baseball, the role of African Americans athletes in basketball, and how the changing values of society impacted recreational activities throughout history.
Friday, March 20, 2015 8:45 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday, March 21, 2015 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sunday, March 22, 2015 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Hyatt Regency Hotel
1800 East Putnam Avenue (Rt. 1)
Old Greenwich, CT 06870
Youths 12-21 $6
Ephemera Society of America members $10
TICKETS: Tickets can be purchased online http://conta.cc/1CsXe7R
PRODUCED BY: Flamingo Eventz and the Ephemera Society of America
ABOUT: Founded by Tina and John Bruno, Flamingo Eventz, LLC presents the country’s finest, most innovative, successful, and respected Vintage Book & Ephemera Fairs, Vintage Paper Shows, Antiques Shows, and Antiques & Collectable Appraisal Events. The Brunos have over 25 years’ experience as antique dealers and over 20 years’ experience as professional show promoters. They are members of the Antiques & Collectibles National Association (ACNA), and John Bruno is a respected antiques appraiser and television personality who has appeared on numerous national shows appraising and discussing antiques, collectibles and memorabilia. He currently appears on Market Warriors on PBS.