Puyallup Antique & Collectibles Show - Feb. 2 & 3

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Puyallup Antique & Collectibles Show - Feb. 2 & 3


The Puyallup Antique & Collectibles Show coming to the Puyallup Fairgrounds ShowPlex building on Feb. 2 & 3.  There are over 400 exhibitors planning to attend, making it the largest such show in western Washington.

General Admission fee is $6.00 for each day.

Hours are:  Saturday – 9 am to 6 pm

                 Sunday – 10 am to 5 pm

For those who are into collecting or just like to look at the older goods, the show will include fine andtiques and collectibles up to 1970.  The show does not allow any type of flea market booths or garage sale items.

There will also be some booths where people can get verbal market evaluations of some of those things that are laying around the house, which you think might be valuable.  The cost is $5 per object.

On Thursday, January 31, several speakers (who are long time participants in this process) will be giving free lectures to those who might be thinking about getting into the selling of collectibles.  This will be at LaQuinta Inn in Tacoma, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

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Comments (12)

George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Steven I have seen some of the shows that people bring in there collectibles to experts on the particular item, and am always surprise at what some of the stuff is worth.

Jan 30, 2013 08:29 AM
Than Maynard
Coldwell Banker Heart of Oklahoma - Purcell, OK
Broker - Licensed to List & Sell - 405-990-8862

My mother has always been a collector. She has a large collection of Carnival Glass and I keep trying to get her to label the pieces for us. I have tried to figure out what they are, but the colors are difficult to 'see' correctly and figuring out the names/design is tough too.

Jan 30, 2013 11:06 PM
Steven Cook
No Longer Processing Mortgages. - Tacoma, WA

George -- and then there are the pieces from "great aunt Sally" who paid a large price for them way back when, and everyone is sure they are worth a fortune, only to find out they are barely worth the evaluation cost.

Than -- yes, and unfortunately, the marks on them, if they have them, are written in such a way that only the experts can decipher them.  Good luck getting her to write them down.

Jan 31, 2013 03:21 AM
Robert Bob Gilbert
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties - Katy, TX
Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert


Personally I think these collectibles and antique shows are fun to attend and wander around to see if the show has anything I want or collect. Good Localsim blog and I hope they get a big turnout for the show.

Feb 01, 2013 06:06 AM
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Well that sounds like a fun way to spend a day.  Oh and thx for the email.  I fixed my comment. Thx for having my back.

Feb 01, 2013 06:20 AM
Steven Cook
No Longer Processing Mortgages. - Tacoma, WA

Robert - it looks like the weather will be cooperating, so the turnout should be good.

Debbie -- It would be fun to do that, but scheduling prohibits this time around.  Maybe next time.  Glad I could help. 

Hope you both have a fabulous weekend!

Feb 01, 2013 07:06 AM
Wayne Zuhl
Remax First Realty II - Cranford, NJ
The Last Name You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Good morning Steven - this sounds like a lot of fun! 

Feb 01, 2013 08:31 PM
Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Steven, this is like a community version of Antiques Roadshow!  Sounds like a fun event.

Feb 02, 2013 01:26 AM
Steven Cook
No Longer Processing Mortgages. - Tacoma, WA

Wayne and Jean -- it does indeed.  And one of these times, when my schedule allows, I am going to get down there.

Pat -- and the nice thing is they do it twice a year at this location - once early in the year and again in November (this year).

Feb 02, 2013 07:11 AM
Joshua Zargari
MJ Decorators Workshop LI staging and home decorating - Lynbrook, NY
MJ Decorators Workshop

It is fun to see all those collectors items, and the stories behind them.

Feb 02, 2013 08:39 AM
Dan Tabit
Keller Williams Bellevue - Sammamish, WA


Thanks for the warning I mean information.  I'll be sure to not tell my wife. ;)

Feb 04, 2013 05:31 AM
Steven Cook
No Longer Processing Mortgages. - Tacoma, WA

Joshua -- I am sure you would have found several items that would pique your interest.

Dan -- you are safe until next November -- it closed out for this showing yestereday.

Feb 04, 2013 05:33 AM