Midsummer Antique and Vintage show – Orillia
Orillia District Fairgrounds
Off Highway 12, just west of Highway 11
4500 Fairgrounds Road
Orillia, ON L3V 6H2
Sunday, July 30, 2017 Show hours: 8am – 4pm
Admission $10.00, children 12 and under no charge.
Dogs on leash are welcome.
The Biggest Show of the summer
Gadsden’s third annual Midsummer Antique and Vintage show launches at The Orillia Fairgrounds, off Hwy 12 at Orillia. Eighty-plus antique, vintage and retro dealers from Quebec, Manitoba, New Brunswick and Ontario. Top names in the business, young up-and-comers, newbies and experienced. They’ll all be here. Expect hundreds of great antique and vintage pieces. Seek out rare finds and scour the show for good buys.
An ideal opportunity to carry on the hunt for great things at Ontario’s newest outdoor and indoor antique show.
Participating dealers at the 2016 show
Berna Aricibasi, Fistique, Toronto; Audette Antiques, Orono; Peter Baker Antiques, Elgin QC; John Barclay Antiques, Kent Bridge; Greg Biss, Cottage-tiques, Sebright; Kara and Dan Bowles, Bowles Hilltop Antiques, Markdale; Fred Bradshaw Persian Carpets and Rugs, Kemble; Wendy Bray, Retrouverbiz, Toronto; Heather Breedon, Big W & Little H Antiques, New Lowell; Jane Brownson, Favourite Ole Things, Madoc; George Buckingham Antiques, Bridgnorth; Linda Buckley, Antiques by Linda, Cambridge; Paul Campbell, Flair, Toronto; Lynn Carmichael, Union Label Vintage, Toronto; Gary Chittenden, Ontario Provincial Pickers, Waubaushene; Vera Clark, Bancroft Century Shoppe, Bancroft; John Cooper, Abbey Antiques, Winnipeg, MB; Karrot Craig, Cellar Relics, Orillia; Wayne Danby, Wayne’s Antiques, Baysville; Mark Draak, Wideeyed Collection, Dundas; Mary Anne Denison, Mrs. Denison’s Antiques and Vintage, Toronto; Jane Egan Antiques, Goderich; Larry Foster Antiques, Napanee; Peter Frampton Antiques, Brooklin; Pat and Penny George, Treasure Hut, Paris; Sean and Olga George, SG Pressed Glass and Goblets, Arthur; Robert and Judy Gott, Independent Installations and Sales, Elmvale; Jill Guertin, The Breakaway Antiques, Brighton; Keiran Hall, Acacia Restorations, Dundas; Jason Halliday, Halliday House & Co., Cookstown; Valerie Hammond, Out of the Attic Antiques, Kitchener; Tara Harrison, Treasure Chicks Vintage, Pickering; Ed Haldorsen Antiques, Ottawa; Wendy and Steve Hinton, Hinton Antiques, Orillia; Samantha Howard Vintage, Toronto; Catherine Huizenga and Dave Amer, Mrs. Huizenga, Toronto; Judy Iverson, From Granny’s Cupboards, Moonstone; Barbara Jackson, Beez Antiques, Midhurst; Michael Kamoff-Nicosky, Times Past Antiques, Prescott; Tom Keeling, The Plantation Antiques, Toronto; Brian Kehn, B & L Antiques, London; Ted Laughlin Antiques, Orillia; Steve and Suzanne Lee, Old Stuff for You; Fitzroy Harbour; Ben Lennox Antiques, Kitchener; Brian MacLure, Debri Antiques and Collectibles, Wasaga Beach;Jodi Madill, Vintage Sparkle, Straffordville; Jane McAndrew, canada-antiques.com, Cambridge; Angela McCool Antiques, Toronto; Pat and Wayne McKaig, Pineridge Country House, Bayfield; Carol and Henry Milberg, Milberg x 2, Elginburg; Ray Miller Antiques, Toronto; Jerry and Leona Milne, Rootcellar Antiques, Port Dover; Sonja Morawetz and Steven Blevins, Blemora Heritage Antiques, Utterson; Heather Morris, EverythingRE, Mono; Ken and Holly Newland, A Tick in Tyme Antiques, Bloomfield; Karen and John Pitman, Old Idea Emporium, North Bay; Karen Poce, Big Chenille, Chesley; Don Reid, Nortiques, North York; Terry Ronko and Bill Litner, T and B Antiques and Collectibles; Michael Rowan Antiques, Locust Hill; Ellen Ruberg, Toronto; Stan and Anne Sachar, Reflections of Tyme, St. Davids; Linda Scott, Memories Antiques, Barrie; Mike Serafin, The Book Not Mad, Midland; Rod and Bea Slack, Dovetails and Squarenails Antiques, Brockville; Linda Smith Antiques, Kleinburg; Ed Stenclik, Gram’s Pantry Antiques, Simcoe; David Stewart, The Brooklin Antiquarian, Oakwood; Sam Stuart Antiques, Brooklin; Carol Telfer Antique Textiles, Gagetown, NB; Adrian Tinline Antiques, Bowmanville; Ben Vanden Broek, Omeemee; Joseph Videcki, The Antiquity Shop, Welland; Victoria Watson, Claimed Vintage, Mississauga; Les Wheeler, Wheeler Enterprises, Hillsdale; Julia Wright and Judith Mureika, J and J Antiques, Hamilton; Christine Wyrozub, Chantal’s Antiques, Whitby; Noreen Zanatta, Norma’s Vintage, Fort Erie; Andrew Zegers Design, Toronto.
ANTIQUES IDENTIFICATION CLINIC – NEW FEATURE!
A Very Popular feature: Antiques ID clinic with Janet Carlile, Ottawa based Antiques Appraiser
Treasure or trash? Bring your treasures and heirlooms – Janet, guest appraiser on CBC Antiques Roadshow, will examine them and tell you the true story on what you have.
On all day Sunday, July 30, in the Banquet Hall.
A fascinating aspect of keeping family heirlooms is the fact that they may have monetary value far beyond what their owners can imagine. Find out more about your own heirlooms at the Orillia show, July 30.
The Identification clinic will feature Janet Carlile, CPA, an independent and accredited antiques valuer and appraiser with 30 years International experience gained with major auction houses both in Europe and North America. In addition to her appraisal work Janet also writes and lectures. She wrote a popular syndicated Antiques column for the Southam Newspaper Group for over 4 years and has contributed to magazines including the Canadian Society of Decorative Arts journal The Bulletin. She has appeared as an expert appraiser on the CBC’ s Canadian Antiques Roadshow. Janet has also been a guest on the lunchtime CBC program Ontario Today to answer listeners’ questions about antiques during a phone in.
How it works:
- Bring your items for appraisal. You may bring as many items as you wish.
- When you arrive, go directly to the appraisal table in the Banquet Hall and get yourself a number. From this number you will be able to approximate your appointment time, then go and have fun searching the rest of the show and enjoy the many wonderful things on offer. If you miss your turn you will be inserted and accommodated at the next number in line. The Clinic operates Sunday from 8am until 4pm.
- At your appointed time, meet with the expert and show her your treasures.
- Fees: $15 per item.
Fabulous food choices at the show
Ron Cascone and his daughter Lori McClelland believe in taking farm to table as literally as possible.
They begin by raising and breeding purebred Tamworth pigs on Ron’s 100 acre hobby farm just outside Orillia, ON. Then they have it butchered by Sprucedale Meats. Then Lori takes it to the bakery she owns with her sister and lovingly turns the tender, succulent meat into a variety of delicious treats which they serve on their amazing, freshly-baked buns.
Whether Lori decides on Pulled Pork, Meatballs on a Bun, Asian Meatballs with Rice Salad or Pork Braised with Apples and Cider, everything is made from scratch in the bakery’s inspected and certified kitchen.
The Ficklewood Breakfast Sandwich starts with a cheddar bun, two farm fresh eggs, Ficklewood Ham, and Lori’s delicious Sweet Chili Sauce. What a way to start the day!
The Grill – Good Fries
Specialists in outdoor-style food, The Grill serves up fresh cut fries, poutine, jumbo all beef hotdogs, mild Italian sausage, chicken tenders, deep fried pickles and Montreal smoked meat sandwiches.
Mr. Cool Ice Cream Treats
“We are a local family operated business and we take great pride to what we do. We serve everything from simple ice cream cones to scrumptious banana splits! You can treat yourself to a refreshing Slushie or to an old-fashioned milkshake.”
Live Entertainment all day
Participating dealers send us photos of their stock, including things they may be bringing to the show. We post their photos in this gallery.
Mrs. Huizenga, Toronto
Mrs.Huizenga is Catherine Huizenga and Dave Amer. Catherine’s childhood playroom was an antique shop in her grandparents’ garage. Dave grew up the son of a picker. We love our shop, and never tire of hearing how much visitors love it too!
We’re not purists, we hunt for style. Many of our treasures are antique and have proven their mettle by surviving countless decades. Their quality and detail will survive us all without a doubt!
Our 4500 square foot shop on Roncesvalles is a cakewalk through eras and styles that guarantees something for everyone.
We have a soft spot for cottage furniture for the big city, character pieces you can add to your home palette to tell the story of who you are and what you love.
This is our first offsite antique show. We are proud to present a sampling of our shop’s stock: from Victorian perfume bottles and bud vases to folk art to midcentury studio pottery and vintage movie posters. A little taste for everyone.
Stop by and see us July 24 in Orillia or any old time at 28 Roncesvalles at Queen West in Toronto….
Leona and Jerry Milne, Root Cellar Antiques, Port Dover
Leona and Jerry bring unusual and unexpected to most shows they do. Last year at Orillia they sold a fabulous tabernacle which they found down along the Lake Erie shore.
This year Leona reports: “I recently found a pair of old cast iron mouldings, two figures which appear to be dancers. Each moulding weighs about 12 pounds and measure 6” x 29-3/4”. GREAT PATINA. They most likely were installed as accents to a fireplace, or wall panel.”
Ben Lennox, Waterloo
“Below is a small sample of items I plan on bringing to the show. I have some excellent game boards, advertising, art and my usual mish mash of quality fresh finds.
The pictured pine Wilno blanket box will be offered for sale at the upcoming Orillia show. Of superior craftsmanship, it is attributed to John Koslowski; dovetailed with framing applied to create the panels, circa 1880s. Suzanne is a Kashub whose ancestors all hail from the Wilno area, her family treasures their family box that her Granny painted pink! It has now been lovingly dry stripped.
The wooden ship model, circa 1935, is signed A. Leclerc, ( Antonio) is titled ‘La Canadienne’, and will also be offered for sale at Orillia.
“We are excited to be coming to Orillia, bringing some fresh to the market items from Eastern Ontario and Quebec. Cabin collectibles, nautical, farm primitives…see you all in Orillia on the 24th of July!!!!”
Second and third photos, sent by email on July 8 from Margaree Valley, Cape Breton – Suzanne sends photos of fresh stock just found in Cape Breton and mainland Nova Scotia, and coming to Orillia.
More sterling, Moorcroft, bronzes, country “goode stoughe” (sorry, snowshoes all gone), more objects of all sizes, including 4 large Chinese glazed stoneware gods 20″ high, from a prominent Winnipeg family.”
The photos show – English & European 18th & 19th century figurines, from small to tall; Derby lady is 15″ high.
– William Moorcroft pottery from 1916 to 1940, mini to maxi; large Pansy vase is 14″ high.
– Country utility! Each with original surface. From Ontario, unique folk art dresser mirror; from Winnipeg, Ukrainian pails yoke; a large dough trough from Ontario; from Alberta, a Hutterite miniature chest.
– Set of 4 glazed Chinese ceramic gods of the 4 directions (NEWS); good luck comes to the home with all 4 protecting it !
– Another great selection of sterling silver. Look for some surprises !”
Kara and Dan Bowles, Bowles Hilltop Antiques, Markdale
“Here are a couple of photos of some new stock heading to Orillia. The jam cupboard is barn fresh…lots of cleaning later, it’s ready to fit into someone’s collection. The lamp table is solid birdseye maple and was supposed to be done for Elora, but it is ready now! We have picked many fresh pieces the last few months in anticipation of the Orillia show!”
Valerie Hammond, Out of the Attic Antiques, Kitchener
Author of ‘All that Glitters’ a Canadian reference book and price guide on Sherman jewellery.
Says Val: “We have just completed our spring buying trip and returned with some spectacular one of a kind haute couture vintage costume jewellery pieces which are breathtaking. Kenneth J Lane, Dior, Fendi, Givenchy, are just some of the fashions houses represented in our showcases. In addition we were also fortunate enough to purchase elegant Sterling silver jewellery set with semi precious stones (Peruvian opals, White Topaz). And since costume jewellery is supposed to be fun, we will have a superb selection of vintage costume pieces for $ 10 each, as well as clip on and screw back earrings for $ 5.00 a pair. Along with our Sherman, we have a selection of fine vintage Costume jewellery. We look forward to seeing you at the show.”
I’m a ‘Picker’ and proud of it, picker of second hand textiles, that is. Been picking for many years and I guess you could say I’m addicted, but in a good way. I love diving into a mountain of polyester to grab a bit of colored fabric that could be a treasure from our past and every now and then something really fantastic gets slowly pulled out.
My latest treasure is a Red and White Coverlet from the late 1800′s, yup that’s what you read, hard to believe pieces like this are still out there.
If you don’t know about Redwork Quilts let me give you a brief history. This was a type of needlework popular during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It uses patterns that were sourced thru catalog offers and period advertisements like the ‘Ladies Home Journal’. Iron-on transfers or perforated patterns were bought and some women hand traced their own images. Colourfast Red Turkey cotton floss was most commonly used for the needlepoint work. The coverlet I discovered has 72 – 8″ x 9″ blocks with 2″ turkey red sashing between the blocks.
While researching the transfers I realized the date and found a set of patterns – #10923 that sold for 30 cents. The pictures show the set, boy did these images stand out! 4 Gnomes carrying, a Toadstool, a Pigshead, a Crayfish and a Sausage, won’t find this one at Walmart!!!
Make sure you find me inside the banquet hall along with all my textiles, vintage and retro.
Sean and Olga George, Arthur, ON
Sean George Pressed Glass and Goblets (located inside – booth # 10) is bringing to Orillia a full selection of both, Antique and Vintage Glass, 1860-1960. We will offer Early Pressed Glass and Goblets (rare pieces and functional), Depression Glass in clear and coloured, Elegant Glass (Fostoria American, Manhattan), Vintage Glass (Fenton, Milk Glass, Jadeite and Kitchenware), Covered Animal Dishes, Oil lamps, Heisey Glass, Decanters and tumblers etc. All of this spanning 1860 -1960!
Larry Foster Antiques, Napanee
One of the rock stars on the Canadian antiques scene, Larry has collections spanning a wide range of interests – Canadian and American chairs and furniture, textiles, decoys, nostalgia, sports collectibles, folk art and on. He just sent in some pictures for Orillia.
Victoria Watson, Claimed Vintage, Mississauga
Claimed Vintage is a curated collection of vintage clothing and accessories ranging, primarily from the 1920’s to the early 1990’s. We focus mostly on vintage party dresses, lingerie and men’s accessories.
For our first time at the Midsummer Antique and Vintage Show, we’ll be bringing a great selection of vintage clothing, purses and jewelry; as well as an assortment of men’s accessories.
Because we’re very excited to have our first show in Orillia, we’ll also be bringing a rack full of vintage summer dresses and swim suits at a special price.
Ed and Terri Stenclik, Gram’s Pantry Antiques, Simcoe
Hi Jeff and Wendy
Attached are a few photos We look forward to the show. See you there.
Judith Mureika and Julia Wright, Hamilton “We are a mother/daughter team that carry a unique range of items. Our favourite areas are vintage sewing items, unusual jewellery and ladies accessories and exquisite hand done textiles.”
Michael Kamoff-Nicosky and Mihkail Pavel, Times Past Antiques, Prescott
We’ve been in business for over 30 years. We do shows in Montreal, Toronto, Oakville and Ottawa with mainly European antiques in silver and gold as well as Russian icons, clocks and porcelains. It also participates in on-line sales with Go Antiques as well as Ebay.
At the Orillia show we shall be bringing a few Russian jewels by such makers as Bollin and Faberge, as well as some silver and jewellery and some 1960s/70s collectible glass.
Adrian Tinline Antiques, Bowmanville
“I think of my business as your one stop shop for early Canadiana Antiques, specializing in early Canadian painted furniture with country accents to accessorize your home or business. A second generation Antiquer with a life time of experience in the trade, if I don’t have what you are looking for I am more than happy to point you in the right direction. Remembering your cultural heritage is important to who we are as Canadians, owning a piece of your material heritage is an important way to keep those memories alive! The craftsmanship involved cannot be compared to todays standard by far, so ask your self the next time you head out to the big box stores whether or not you want an investment or a piece that will be at the curb in a few years? Do yourself a favour and come to an Antique Show instead.
Some of the things you might find in my booth: cupboards, chest of drawers, lamp tables, blanket boxes, harvest tables, chairs, shelves, benches, stripped or in original surface, folk art, wood carvings, early iron, pottery, decoys, objects of art and many more. Feel free to follow me on Facebook or Instagram – Adrian Tinline Antiques or become a member of one of the leading groups for primitives, folkart and Canadiana on Facebook – Canadiana Antiques”
Carol Telfer Antiques, Gagetown, NB
Carol is perhaps Canada’s leading dealer in early Canadian textiles – quilts, hooked rugs and the like. She sent photos of some great pieces that will be coming with her to Orillia.
Sonja Morawetz and Steven Blevins, Blemora Heritage, Utterson, ON
“We are sending to you some photos of the pieces we plan to bring with us to the Orillia Summer Show, 2015. Looking forward to participating!”
“As far as a story goes on any of the pieces, I will relate something about the two Native purses pictured.
I’ll refer to the one on the left with a fine blue, white and red embroidered moose hair on black Native tanned hide as ‘Huron’ and the one on the right with the multiple coloured voluptuous bead-work as ‘Maliseet’. The Huron purse dates from the 18th C and was constructed by the Huron under the direction of the Catholic nuns. The Maliseet purse was constructed by the Maliseet of New Brunswick in the early to mid 19th C.
What is the story? Both were made similar to European material traditions and adapted in the Native manner. Instead of using expensive silk on the Huron purse, they dyed and embroidered moose hair onto superior Native tanned moose hide. On the Maliseet purse instead of using traditional dyed porcupine quills, the Maliseet used the much more diversified coloured glass beads available from the Venetian factories. The Native people were ingenious at doing what the European wanted but in the their own way. In doing so they created a unique art form which is unsurpassed in its beauty and creativity. Even though the European did not hold the Native in high regard, by making these demands for trade both sides inadvertently created a unique art form avidly collected and valued today.
There is one significant irony here about the Huron purse. It’s actually not a purse but is a salvage from a pair of moccasins! It was obviously regarded as an art treasure with enough merit eventually to be converted into a purse when the rest of the moccasins had worn out. For a proper and thorough discussion on this topic related to the Iroquois, Gerry Biron’s book, “A Cherished Curiosity” is worth a read. There are many other titles on this topic about the adaptive qualities of Native peoples around the world and the unique art forms produced that are worth looking into as well.
Judy and John Iverson, From Granny’s Cupboard, Moonstone
This year we will be bringing numerous pieces of Henriot Quimper, including plates, mugs, cups and saucers, teapot, compote, etc. The second pic shows a Pinder, Bourne & Hope c.1862 fabulous well and tree platter and serving platter in the Apple Blossom pattern. For those of you who are not china lovers, we will be bringing a variety of pine country furniture, an industrial white enamel doctor’s office cabinet, and loads of interesting smalls. Booth C9.
Dusty Chittenden, Ontario Provincial Pickers, Waubaushene
“I’ve always loved things that are built with beauty and solid craftsmanship. If they happen to be useful, that’s a bonus. Quality antiques and vintage pieces are what I have a passion for, along with classic and collector cars.
After many years as a home designer and builder, I decided to forego the building and devote more time to collecting fine antiques. This led to me having an overabundance of antiques and so a small store was added to my home in Oro-Medonte. Now the store is full along with a double garage and two smaller storage areas.
I found that there was a need for “project” furniture and I have collected some very nice pieces which deserve to be refurbished. Clients can save a great deal and refinish them themselves.
While searching for a name for the business, I jokingly called it Ontario Provincial Pickers (OPP) Everyone that I met, including members of various police forces, thought that it was a great name and so it has come to be. Our store is on the 9th line of Oro-Medonte, just south of Vasey Rd. (#23) We are open by chance or by appointment.
Heather and Warren Breedon, Big W and little h, New Lowell
Our shop began as a weekend hobby.
Heather enjoyed collecting and re-purposing antique and vintage items as decorating pieces in her gardens and soon they took over her house. This hobby soon turned into a passion for Warren and Heather which lead to the creation of Big W and little h Antiques and Collectibles and their hopes to share these unique items with others.
While you will find a wide array of items, they have a soft spot for vintage and antique farming pieces.
Anne and Stan Sachar, Reflections of Tyme, St. Davids, ON
Long-time dealers, Stan and Anne are focusing on garden furniture and accessories this year. Anne also sells vintage clothing. First time at Orillia.
Brian MacLure, Debris Antiques and Collectibles, Wasaga Beach
“I have been in business about 10 years and my displays are about 50% militaria and 50% general smalls. The six photos show among other items, antique Martini Henry Rifle, Bayonets, WW2 Helmet and an OPP Stetson, Medals and Badges in display cases, WW2 Binoculars, Trench Art, WW1 German Belt with Buckle, Toys, Level, H.L. Piper Lamp, Oil Tin, Oil Bottle, Sign, Push Bar, 1957 Boston Bruin Program, Lots of Smalls – several hundred.
Dave Stewart, The Brooklin Antiquarian, Port Perry
“The photos show a variety of items I am likely to bring to Orillia (subject to prior sale) … included are a few small interesting cupboards, a Quebec petite armoire, a great apothecary and a table that opens up to 7 feet….
The only anecdote that I will provide is the fact that come Sept 1 it will be 40 continuous years that I have had a retail antique store ( Where did I leave my walker?)”
Berna Aricibasi, Fistique, Toronto
“Tortoise Shell was first used in the Far East. Portuguese sailors introduced tortoise shell to European artists in the 15th century. It was used in furniture decorations in the period of the French King Louis XIV.
The Ottoman Empire’s favorite place to use tortoise shell was in mosques’ wooden part like windows & doors with other precious materials like ivory, mother of pearl, bones. Besides, small items were made by tortoise shell i.e. plates, spoons, cups, combs etc.
This precious spoon’s handle is made of mother of pearl & decorated by Mediterranean red coral at the bottom.
The silver knitted shawl belonged to my great grandmother who was forced to immigrate from her home land Macedonia in 1st World War. It was her bridal piece knitted by silver. Truly remarkable antique piece.
Ben Vanden Broek, Omeemee
Hello Jeff and Wendy
I have been collecting art and antiques for 30 years. I specialize in Canadian art. It is a passion with me. I am bringing some fine examples with me, along with Glass and other unusual items.
These items have never been to a show or up for sale. Fresh to the market. Photos show A. Y. Jackson, Buddy L bus, Georgian silhouette, Maude Lewis, Georgian lap desk, Gagnon 1904, iron door stop.
Samantha Howard Vintage + Andrew Zegers Design, Toronto
“Midsummer entertain with mid century modern. Coming to the Orillia Midsummer Vintage & Antique Show – a great selection of good mid century design: housewares, decorative arts, glass and ceramics at Samantha Howard Vintage, collaborating with Zegers Design in booth C2. Also bringing our extensive collections of vintage Scandinavian, Canadian and other modernist jewellery as well.”
Treasure Hut Antiques, Pat and Penny George, Paris, ON
“We will enjoy our 40th year in the antique business, full time, and also our 25th year doing shows, in 2016. Treasure Hut is a partnership between my wife and myself. This means we spend 24-7 together, which in itself is an accomplishment. We deal in Art Glass, fine porcelain, quality china,Royal Doulton figurines, estate jewelry and vintage costume jewelry.
We look forward to seeing both old customers and new customers at Orillia. We are bringing a great selection of glass.
Drop by and say hello. We’ll be in the pavilion”
Pat & Penny, Treasure Hut Antiques, Rare Beswick Pheasants. Date 1966-1975. Priced at $650.
Fred and Aisla Bradshaw Persian Carpets & Rugs, Kemble specialize in genuine handmade Persian carpets and rugs in a range of sizes from very small rugs through to room size carpets. Fred specializes in sourcing one of a kind tribal pieces which he admits are his real Passion! Aisla: “Here are some pictures of rugs which we have taken in the last couple of days.”
Picture 1 is a tribal rug from the Hamadan region of north western Iran.
Pictures 2 is a large Nahavand Persian carpet in a geometrical design,the dominant colour is blue.
Picture 3 is a 7ft by 11 ft Bakhtiari nomadic tribal rug from west central Iran.
Les and Paula Wheeler, Wheeler Enterprises, Hillsdale, ON
“Like stepping into a family farm estate sale, would best describe the items found in our booth. Primitives, crocks, tins, china, housewares, tools, paintings, prints, oddities, lamps… basically anything and everything you may be looking for.”
“We will also bring-in lower price point pieces for the new or beginner collectors who are starting or fleshing out their collections. There will be nouveau, deco, and vintage up to mid-century modern stock. The inventory is ever changing and ever growing.”
Connie and Jane Egan, Galt House Antiques, Goderich
We will be bringing mirrors, ironstone, framed prints, mid century furniture along with architectural items, transferware, paintings and textiles.
Carol and Hank Milberg, Milberg x 2, Elginberg, ON
“Always a good selection of antique and vintage holiday items @ Milberg x 2. Just one of our many interests that reflect Canadian heritage, quality and visual appeal. Visit our eclectic booth inside the pavilion on July 24th!” Carol just sent photos of more things for the show. “The holiday items will include Halloween, Christmas and Easter.
Also bringing a 4′ pine bench, with old blue base and a natural top.
We will also have some industrial furniture, stools and a 3 tier cart.
Looking forward to the show.”
Christine Wyrozub, Chantal’s Antiques, Whitby
“Chantal’s Antiques is pleased to be part of the Orillia Antique show. I will be offering a new collection of Beatrix Potter Bunnykins just acquired along with a Lamp and matching music boxes for those Bunnykin Collectors. Also I have some interesting Hughes Corn Flower serving pieces- trays, bowls, divided dishes and pitchers; also my love for Cranberry Glass; Mary Gregory Glass in cranberry and green. Always love to bring home accent pieces such as large Ironstone Pitcher and Basin sets with a poppy design and many white pottery jugs and serving pieces to match any decor for cottage or home. I will be featuring a pink and white transfer ware Adams dishes “English Scenic”; Johnson Bros. “Friendly Village” and some serving items in the Evesham and Portmeiron Royal Worcestor line of dishes. Will be featuring an array of vintage teapots, Shelley teacups and more. Also acquired some character Royal Doulton figures and lovely ladies too.”
Greg Biss, Cottage-tiques, Sebright, ON
Specializing in antique-based decorator pieces, Cottage-tiques finds cottage-style vintage and antiques, which are refinished and incorporated into functional or decorative works.
Jane McAndrew Antiques and Vintage, Cambridge
“A second generation antique dealer with a focus on quality. My eclectic offerings include small furniture ranging from the 19th Century to Mid-Century Modern; quality tools from 18th Century to the 1950’s; Canadian Pottery; interesting art and folk pieces; and both antique and vintage collectibles.”
1st photo: This photo includes an early primitive loom bench (Quebec), a ladder back rocker (Eastern Canada), small oval occasional table with a drawer and a hard to find Eddy’s Industrial Tub made in Hull, Quebec circa 1878 – 1922.
2nd photo: An assortment of early tools including a small axe/hammer; early “sailer made” items from the UK including a small brush, shoe horn, spoon; an early roasting fork; nice brass salad servers; and a nice early small powder horn.
3rd. photo: An array of representative pottery, tole and treen: includes hard to find Blue Mountain Pottery White Quail, birds-eye maple cutting board, primitive hand carved owl, Northern Pottery loon, carved wooden bird trinket box, CCC Pottery large dish and vase and a Blue Mountain Pottery mug – a studio piece attributed to Stanzione.
Overnight accommodation at Orillia
Hotels and motels in the Orillia area fill up quickly during summer. We have made arrangements with Lakehead University to block a number of rooms at their student residence for dealers and public who wish to stay overnight. The Orillia campus is only 2 km from the show field, closer than any hotels. Single rooms with double bed and private bath are offered at $55 per night. Two rooms with adjoining shared bath are $90. To get the discounted rate, you must book no later than May 1, 2017. Bookings will be taken after Feb. 1, 2017
Click the link below to see more details, and to find a telephone number for booking rooms. You may also call us at 1-902-963-3338 for more information.