The Armory Antiques Show
January 24-26, 2014
69th Regiment Armory, Lexington Avenue @ 26th St
Fri – Sat: 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Sun: 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Tickets are $20 – valid for re-entry each day
*Children under 16 free when accompanied by an adult
U.S. Antique Shows Prepares for Inaugural Year Hosting The Armory Antique Show
NEW YORK (Dec. 6, 2013) – To celebrate Antiques Week in New York City, U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s leading producer of indoor antique shows, marks its first year hosting The Armory Antique Show, Jan. 24-26 at the 69th Regiment Armory. This past May, U.S. Antique Shows acquired the show from Stella Show Management and plans to highlight compelling and affordable collections from nearly 100 well established antique dealers at this year’s show.
“Our team is truly excited to return to New York City after a successful show at the city’s Pier 94,” says Fair Development Director Andrea Canady. “We’re thrilled to be working with a whole new group of dealers showcasing a wide range of merchandise that will add uniqueness to U.S. Antique Shows winter line up.”
The Armory Antique Show features a breadth of merchandise that evolves from year to year including antique furniture, Americana, folk art, mid-century design, garden, lighting, textiles, ceramics, and more. Recognized as the best show in New York City for Americana pieces, the event will host the greatest number of Americana dealers during Antiques Week.
Americana dealer Michael Ogle of American Garage says, “The Armory Antique Show is the best show to attend during New York’s Antiques Week. The show hosts both an eclectic mix of antique merchandise, everything from designer and decorator pieces to Americana and folk art items, as well as nationally recognized dealers with 20 plus years’ experience dealing in the antiques industry.” Each year, antique collectors, interior designers, home decorators, antique enthusiasts and novices from around the world have flocked to The Armory Antique Show to see the variety of featured antique items.
“As the first show of the New Year, The Armory Antique Show is an exciting way to celebrate the winter season,” says Bill Drucker of Drucker Antiques, a Georg Jensen silver expert. “We’ve been in the antiques business for almost 40 years and we’re always impressed by the crowds of antique enthusiasts and collectors that from travel all over the world to view the high quality merchandise at The Armory Antique Show. I think fluidity of the show allows it to consistently evolve and stay current to antique trends, attracting new visitors each year.”
Show times are Friday, Jan. 24 and Saturday, Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 26 from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is $15 and is valid for reentry all three show days. Children under 16 are free when accompanied by an adult. For more information about the show or to purchase tickets, call 239.732.6642 or visit www.ArmoryAntiqueShow.com.
About U.S. Antique Shows
The Armory Antique Show is produced by U.S. Antique Shows, a division of GLM. U.S. Antique Shows, the world’s largest producer of indoor antique shows, focuses on presenting a wide range of antiques as well as antique, vintage and estate jewelry and watches to 50,000 consumers annually. The company is the only producer that serves the unique needs of the antique and antique jewelry industry supporting sales in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Miami Beach and New York. Their shows host internationally recognized dealers promoting the purchase of rare and unusual historic merchandise to antiques collectors, novice enthusiasts, socialites and celebrities. U.S. Antique Shows draws more than 3,000 dealers from 22 countries worldwide exhibiting their signature collections in 400,000 net square feet across nine shows.