Springfield Extravaganza Antique Show Photos - Slideshow Video
Photos by Marianne Dow
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Pic of the crowds @ the recent Springfield Extravaganza May 20, 2011 #antiques show (in Ohio). The crowds were definitely there, lots more dealers too, like the old days. Looks like the shoppers were buying too, and the overall vibe was great! I didn't hear any dealers complaing it was slow, and no one blaming the economy.
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