Antique March Spectacular at the QCCA Expo Center


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Posted Online: Dec. 04, 2012, 3:04 pm
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Press release submitted by Kimberly Schilling


Antique Spectacular March 1st-3rd at the QCCA Expo Center

(Rock Island, IL) The Spring Antique Spectacular is coming the weekend of March 1st through 3rd at the QCCA Expo Center in Rock Island, IL. With a sold out show of 70 exhibitors, it will be antiques galore at Antique Spectacular. The show, now in its 19th year, is located at the QCCA Expo Center, 2621 4th Avenue in Rock Island in Illinois! The show will be brimful with a wonderful selection of fine antiques and collectibles for sale. Featured will be select antique dealers with unique merchandise from around the world. Attendees will have an opportunity, all weekend, to shop the wide range of quality antiques.

With the Antique Spectacular, there is always something to interest every collector including: furniture, art pottery, stoneware, books, prints, primitives, jewelry, silver, antique glassware, American Indian items, china, postcards, coins, quilts, dolls, toys, advertising, marbles, rugs, vintage textiles and period pieces. Shop, for a timeless treasure, that is new to you.

March 1st through 3rd, the Antique Spectacular show hours are Friday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; and Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Parking is FREE and show admission is $7 and is good for admittance all three days. Patrons can check out and register on the website: www.antiquespectacular.com to print a $1 off coupon.

SHOW HOURS & ADMISSION:
Friday, 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Sunday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
$7 Admission is good for admittance all three days.

More information about the Antique Spectacular is available at www.antiquespectacular.com or by calling Kimberly Schilling at 712-326-9964. The Antique Spectacular is presented by Melting Pot Productions, Inc.


















 



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1914 -- 100 years ago: Germany sent simultaneous ultimatums to Russia and France, demanding that Russia suspend mobilization within 12 hours and demanding that France inform Germany within 18 hours. In the case of war between Germany and Russia, France would remain neutral.
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