The Original Miami Beach Antique Show, will celebrate 50 successful years when it opens its doors to the public on February 3-7, 2011 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The Original Miami Beach Antique Show has grown into the largest indoor antique show in the world to include more than 800 national and international dealers representing 22 antique rich countries. The show offers buyers the biggest selection of rare and unique items from all over the world.
Some of the museum quality pieces to be exhibited here include bronze statues, Japanese Satsuma Kinkozan, WWII binoculars, art glass, porcelain, important paintings, Art Deco and Modernism, Asian Art and Textiles, antique jewelry from Edwardian era through Art Deco and exquisite time pieces.
The 2011 Original Miami Beach Antique Show kicks off its 50th with a special opening ceremony and ribbon cutting event at the Miami Beach Convention Center. Celebrations will begin at 11:00am with a few words from US Antique Shows’ event organizers and local Miami Beach officials, followed by a champagne toast. “The Original Miami Beach Antique Show has been a treat for residents and visitors alike for 50 years,” said Miami Beach Mayor Matti Bower. “The quality of the exhibitors and participants makes this show welcome to our city year after year – and hopefully for another 50!”
“There are many preparations under way to celebrate 50 successful years of the Original Miami Beach Antique Show. We know the public will love some of the things we have in store for them”, stated Andrea Canady, fair director.“This year will be the best show yet with the most varied collections of antiques ever showcased, sure to please our growing crowd of attendees and dealers.”
There will be an Appraisal Day on Saturday, February 6th where attendee’s items will be appraised for free. A Silent Auction, with 100% of proceeds to benefit the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of Southern Florida will be held Friday, February 5th 12:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and on Saturday 12:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. with bidding beginning at 3:00 p.m.
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