Find furniture and more at the Charlotte Antique & Collectibles Show One of the largest selections of antique furniture, not to mention antiques and collectibles in general, in the area can be found this March 29 – April 2 at the Charlotte Antique & Collectibles “Sprin
News-Antique.com - Nov 30,-0001 - One of the most enduring and popular categories for antiques is none other than furniture. Today’s particle board and foam creations just cannot compare to the durability, craftsmanship, and elegance of their antique cousins. And with so many styles and finishes available, the right antique piece can accentuate and define almost any room. One of the largest selections of antique furniture, not to mention antiques and collectibles in general, in the area can be found this March 29 – April 2 at the Charlotte Antique & Collectibles “Spring” Spectacular. Held at the Metrolina Expo Center, this show encompasses over 90 acres, 20 buildings and 33 big top tents and features more than 1,500 exhibitors, making it one of the largest antique and collectibles shows in the nation.
For beautifully restored period mahogany furniture, Mark Kuhlman, of Consignment City in Virginia Beach, VA, has a wide selection of secretaries, nightstands, coffee tables, library tables, beds, dressers, dining room furniture and more. His pieces are American made and generally from the first half of the 20th century. Included in his selection will be a pair of solid mahogany cannonball style twin beds, circa 1940 made by Craftique, a North Carolina furniture company which is still in operation.
Also from Virginia Beach, VA hails one of the largest exhibitors at the show. Tom and Sandra Giroux, of British European Antique Importers, will be bringing six truckloads of fabulous Chinese antiques, beautiful teak and English Pine furniture, as well as a selection of leather dining chairs and sofas. Many of the pieces are from the 1880s and include hutches, tables, buffets, dressers and more.
Steve Postans, of Steven Postans Antiques in Sarasota, FL, is one of the largest importers of 18th and 19th English furniture in the world. He will be bringing a wide a selection that ranges from grandfather clocks to linen presses, dressers, chests, and more.
If furniture is not your thing, you can also find a wide variety of fine antiques and vintage collectibles at the “Spring Spectacular,” including decorative accessories, lighting, garden accents, architectural ceramics, pottery, glass, silver, rugs, linens, textiles, books, fine art and sculptures, plus a huge selection of collectible depression glass, bottles, toys, militaria and sports and entertainment memorabilia. This show will also feature a fun-filled outdoor marketplace filled with thousands of unique finds and fun for the entire family.
The “Spectacular” is held at the Metrolina Expo Trade Center, located at 7100 North Statesville Road. Show admission prices: Wednesday, Sneak Preview, $30 per person, includes a 5-day pass; Thursday, Early Buyer Preview, $12 per person for a 1-day pass or $20 for a 4-day pass; Friday, Saturday, & Sunday $7 per person, $6 seniors.
Show Hours: Wednesday, Thursday, Friday & Saturday, 9am-5pm; Sunday 10am-5pm
For more information about the Charlotte Antiques & Collectibles “Spectacular,” please call 800-824-3770 or 704-596-4643, or visit the website at www.dmgantiqueshows.com.