Nearly 50 dealers lined up for annual Antiques Show

Chester County Historical Society’s popular fund-raiser to be held April 4-6 

700000_1The 32nd Annual Chester County Antiques Show, a major fund-raiser for the Chester County Historical Society (CCHS), will be held from April 4 to April 6 at the Phelps School in Malvern.

The event, sponsored by PECO, will feature more than 48 renowned dealers from throughout the country, making it a must-see for anyone searching for that perfect piece of furniture or accessory.  The theme of this year’s event is “Recreation, Hobbies, and Leisurely Pursuits.” Organizers say that the accessibility, spaciousness, and natural light at the Phelps School will provide an ideal backdrop for the vendors and all of their antique items.

The show, which typically attracts over 2,000 visitors and collectors every year, will hold a preview party on Friday, April 4 from 5 to 9 p.m. Regular show hours are Saturday, April 5 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, April 6, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Special events will include a lecture, “American Sewn Rugs and the Decorative Arts” by Jan Whitlock on Saturday at 1 p.m. and expert appraisals on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., a CCHS news release said.

As of Wednesday, March 19, CCHS said it was excited to announce that the following dealers would participate:

A Bird in Hand Antiques, Aileen Minor Antiques, Bill Shaeffer Antiques, Britannia House Antiques, David Pownall Willis, Diana H. Bittel Antiques, Dixon-Hall Fine Art, Dover House Antiques, Emele’s Antiques, Eve Stone Antiques, Ltd., Gallery 51, Greg K. Kramer & Co., Hanes & Ruskin Antiques, Heller-Washam Antiques, Hilary & Paulette Nolan, H.L. Chalfant American Fine Art and Antiques, Holly Peters Oriental Rugs, James Gallagher, James M. Kilvington, Inc., Johanna Antiques, Joseph J. Lodge, Kelly Kinzle Antiques, James M. Labaugh Antiques, and Malcolm Magruder.

In addition, Marc Witus Antiques, Margaret J. Sutor Antiques, Maria and Peter Warren Antiques, Martin Chasin Fine Arts, L.L.C., Michael Haskins Antiques, Neverbird Antiques, Paul J. DeCoste Antiques, Port ‘N Starboard Gallery, R.M. Worth Antiques, Inc., Roger D. Winter, Ltd., Saje Americana, Sally Good Antiques, Salt Box Antiques, School House Farm Antiques, Spencer Marks, Stevens Antiques, The Antique Store In Wayne, The Haneberg’s Antiques, The Philadelphia Print Shop, Ltd., Thomas Brown Antiques, Van Tassel Baumann American Antiques, Wesley T. Sessa Antiques, West Pelham Antiques, William Hutchison Books-Prints-Paintings, and William R. and Teresa F. Kurau.

For more information or to purchase tickets to the Preview Party or weekend activities, contact David Reinfeld at 610-692-4800, ext. 267 or, or visit the society’s web site:

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