The Original Semi-Annual 169th
York Antiques Show and Sale Press Release

P.O. BOX 119
LAUREL, DE 19956


PHONE (302) 875-5326
FAX (302) 875-5739
CELL (302) 542-3286


The “ORIGINAL 169th SEMI-ANNUAL YORK ANTIQUES SHOW & SALE” is scheduled for Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 22, 23 & 24, 2017 at MEMORIAL HALL EAST, located within the York Fairgrounds Convention & Expo Center at 334 Carlisle Avenue in downtown York, Pennsylvania.  This extremely popular event features 96 carefully screened exhibitors in room settings offering an impressive breadth of antiques, including 18th and 19th century period American and English furniture, country pieces in original paint and decoration, fine early porcelain and pottery, Oriental carpets, quilts, hooked rugs, samplers, and other textiles, early kitchen, lighting, historic ephemera, fireplace items, Native American artifacts, pueblo pottery and baskets, estate jewelry, vintage toys, and much more.  Melvin L. Arion, show promoter, does an outstanding job of assembling top-notch participants, while keeping the variety as broad as possible to ensure that nearly anyone can find a “new” treasure at York.  In addition, all major credit cards are accepted, making buying as convenient as possible.

The show has such an outstanding reputation that there’s little dealer turnover, remarkable especially considering the number of participants.  For the fall edition of York, there will be eight new exhibitors:
ADORN ESTATE JEWELRY, Rehoboth Beach, DE, BETTY H. BELL ANTIQUES of Dallas, TX, BUD HUGHES from Stratham, NH, OAK CITY ANTIQUES, Raleigh, NC, ELINOR PENNA of Garden City, NY, DONALD & VERNA STUMP from Sinking Spring, PA, LARRY THOMPSON, Atlanta, GA, and YOUR PIECE OF HISTORY, LLC of Tucson, AZ, the last selling historic posters and documents. 

Because of the outstanding over-all quality of merchandise offered here, this York Show is considered one of THE PREMIER antiquing events in the mid-Atlantic regionAlso, according to Arion, it’s one of the oldest shows in the entire country.

The hours both Friday and Saturday are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p. m. Parking is FREE.  The building is smoke-free and air-conditioned.  In addition, food will be available. 

ADMISSION is $10/person, $9 with this article or an ad.

For more information, visit or call Arion at (302) 542-3286
or during the show ONLY at (717) 718-1097.

View in PDF »

- END -