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Metrolina -- It's Big



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Set 36 pth head

Metrolina –– It’s Big

Set 30 pt head

Metrolina In Charlotte, N.C.

Metrolina In Charlotte, N.C.

Set 18 pt head

97 Acres, Lots Of Buildings And Tents, And Over 2,000 Dealers

Review and Photos by Tom O’Hara

Metrolina Set 2 and 3 cut cutlines

Terry Daggett with his Maine inventory.


Part of the overflow, including these pieces of Victorian oak furniture, was displayed outside.


This early reticulated fruit and nut basket in near perfect condition. Ten inches in diameter, it was seen briefly in the Leeds collection at the booth of Tom O’Hara of Sharon, Conn.


Summer Best from Mocksville, N.C., showed the decorated armoire.


Florida dealers John and Frances Brush showed mahogany and oak furniture.


Part of a collection of Hall Pottery in the booth of David and Karen Metcalf.


Tucked under a table was part of a collection of Rockingham pottery, shown by David and Karen Metcalf.


Pie safes are offered in many of the shows, this one from a Lewisburg, Penn., exhibitor. It had 12 pierced tin panels, star motif and was in old red paint.


Early copper was shown by Reel and Art Blodgett of Higganum House Antiques, Connecticut.


One of the dealers showing Rose Medallion was Grey Goose Antiques of Poland, N.Y.


This bird spit, dating from the Eighteenth Century, was driven by clock works and was shown by Higganum House Antiques, Connecticut.


Marc Bush from Fort Lauderdale, Fla., had a collection of nautical items.


Danny Price of South Carolina offered an early Southern sideboard on ball feet.


Veronica and John Malchione offered this circa 1900 salmon fly wallet that was made by the Winchester Arms Company.


Ed Welch from Maine had a collection of early medical implements including this cased Civil War surgeon’s kit.


Scrimshaw and Victorian door knockers were offered from a case in the booth of Terrie Savat. Most of the pieces were from the Nineteenth Century.


Terry Taylor, one of the many customers at the show, left, with Neal Blodgett.


Part of a collection of garden furniture and accessories, gathered from many parts of the world, some old and some with little age.


Mary Tipton Antique Prints of New York City, a dealer seen at Stella’s Pier Shows and at the Coffman’s in Great Barrington, Mass., took part of her collection of matted prints to the Metrolina show.


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