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Old 10-23-2007, 07:55 PM
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Is this show worth attending?

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Old 10-23-2007, 08:16 PM
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Posted By: Dave Hornish

There is a smattering of pre-war, maybe 5-6 tables usually. It's not a bad show but depth and breadth on the pre-war material is lacking. The show is growing though and I see 4 graders will be there (not sure if they are grading onsite). Tons of Mets material usually shows up too (there's always Yankee stuff too).

I may be there, not sure yet. I usually go but might have a conflict this weekend. It's not a bad show but is heavier on post war and the usual array of UV cards.

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Old 10-23-2007, 08:46 PM
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Posted By: Chris Mc

IMO It's worth the trip. I would say that there are at least 10 tables of prewar material and they have a good line up of people signing autographs including HOF Ralph Kiner. Sgc is taking submissions but not grading. I go twice a year and it's a good way to kill a couple of hours.

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Old 10-23-2007, 10:26 PM
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Posted By: Erick Lewin

I'll most likely be there. Probably saturday. They have 2 a year, i usually go to both. I feel it's worth it, but I live only 45 minutes away, and it's really the only show i ever go to. I hate sending my cards out for grading, and never do, so its nice handing the few that i do have grading to SGC in person. It's definatley the best show close to me on long island. decent selection of old stuff.

Anyone else gonna go?

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Old 10-23-2007, 10:34 PM
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Posted By: Joe D.

Jeff,

There are about 3 or 4 good tables at the show. Thats about it.

Although... I may actually go on Sunday and check it out (haven't decided yet).

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Posted By: Jeff Lichtman

I may take my 3 year olds this weekend to their first show; I told my wife and she nearly pulled a Cheryl David on me. Claimed that a pumpkin patch would be more appropriate. I disagreed.

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Posted By: Alan

Maybe I'll go just to meet Jeff.

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Old 10-24-2007, 06:42 AM
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I'll be there on Saturday morning.

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Old 10-24-2007, 08:13 AM
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Posted By: Joe D.

it is definitely worth the trip if you bring your boys.

skip the pumpkin patch.

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Old 10-24-2007, 09:28 AM
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Posted By: MVSNYC

Jeff/Joe- when are you guys going? maybe we can all "carpool" out there?

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