Antiques – Class 28

Antiques – Class 282022-04-12T13:12:34+00:00

Chair: Liz MacPherson……..905-939-8181

Co-Chair: Andy MacPherson

Committee: Cathy Davis, Lisa Whittaker, Bob Teather, Carol Boyd.

– General rules at the front of this book apply to this class.

– TWO LISTS of antiques entered are required for this class. The second list must accompany the antiques and be signed by both the exhibitor and a committee member.

– The best possible care will be taken to safeguard the articles, but we cannot be responsible for the articles or accidents to them.

– Tags will be opened unless otherwise requested.

– Any mounting box, tray, cardboard, or hanger etc. is for safety and display, and will not influence judging.

– Condition, age, rarity, and historical significance will be considered.

– Small cracks or flaws will not disqualify the item.

– Exhibitors are encouraged to enter items that follow the current Fair Theme and will be given preference

– Historical interest and approximate age of entry would be appreciated but is not necessary for a prize. This may be indicated on the tag.

The article must not have been entered in the past 3 years.

New Exhibitors: Please mark tag “New Exhibitor” beside your name on the tag

PRIZES: 1st – $4.00, 2nd – $3.50, 3rd – $3.00

There will be a BEST OF SHOW ribbon awarded


For this section, articles must date from the 1950’s, 1960’s or 1970’s decades

  1. Church plate – commemorative or souvenir
  2. Advertising poster – Non music (framed or mounted)
  3. Bread basket fabric liner
  4. Bread basket
  5. Pillow case – Hand embroidered
  6. Retro jewellery box
  7. Copper jewellery piece (display mounted or in box)
  8. Novelty ring (display mounted or in box)
  9. Desk name plate
  10. First business card (Yours or family member. Display in box or clip mounted)
  11. View Master with an interesting reel/disc
  12. A figure of Johnny West, or Jane West, or a Chief Cherokee (Dressed in costume)
  13. Accessory item for section #12 figure (less than 18 inches high and 20 inches long)
  14. Queen Elizabeth Silver Jubilee item (but NOT a plate)
  15. Hurricane Hazel – Local photo or memorabilia (display mounted if needed)
  16. Transistor radio
  17. Wind-up alarm clock
  18. THINK sign
  19. Lady’s dressy set of jewellery (display in a box or mounted)
  20. Pair of men’s cufflinks (display in a box)
  21. Avon aftershave (bottle or decanter)
  22. Service station calendar or advertising item (display mounted if needed)
  23. Pocket protector – Prefer local business
  24. School mathematical mechanical set
  25. Vintage Barbie doll (in vintage outfit)
  26. A pair of child sunglasses


For this section, articles must pre-date 1950

  1. Bird print (framed or mounted. Less than 18 inches in height)
  2. Box camera
  3. Local history book (less than 15 inches tall)
  4. Piece of Graniteware (display mounted if needed, less than 15 inches tall and 10 inches wide)
  5. Covered dish (Pressed glass. Less than 12 inches tall and 16 inches wide)
  6. COIN – from Bank of Upper Canada (mounted or in box)
  7. Pince Nez Glasses (mounted or in box)
  8. Fountain pen
  9. Lorgnette Eyeglass set (display mounted or in a box)
  10. Needlepoint foot stool
  11. Tintype photo of family member in original frame
  12. School Reader
  13. Elegant masquerade mask
  14. Cornflower – your most interesting piece
  15. Antique spectacles (mounted or in box)
  16. Cream pitcher – pressed glass
  17. Monocle (display mounted or in box)
  18. Antique jewellery box
  19. Soldier’s WWI Souvenir other than medal, badge, or button (display mounted or in box if needed)
  20. Workshop oiler can (less than 18 inches tall)
  21. Wrench
  22. Clipboard
  23. Decoy
  24. Stamp Moistener
  25. Pastry blender
  26. Stereoscope with interesting card



Unusual Article not exhibited in the past 5 years.

Identify its use in an attached envelope.

PRIZES: 1st: $4.00, 2nd: $3.50, 3rd: $3.00


Prizes donated by Joanne & Clarke Smith

(Something made after 1970 that you anticipate will become a desirable collectible or antique)

PRIZES 1st: $20.00, 2nd: $15.00, 3rd: $5.00

  1. JACK ORR SPECIAL “My Most Prized Antique.”

PRIZES: 1st: $25.00, 2nd: $15.00, 3rd: $10.00

  1. NEW EXHIBITOR AWARD for the most points

To a person who has never entered before in Class 28

PRIZE: $10.00

  1. BEST OF SHOW AWARD: A “Best of Show” rosette will be awarded to the best entry in this class.

VISITORS TO OUR BOOTH will also have a chance to guess the identity of a “MYSTERY ANTIQUE” for a prize: A beautiful plant donated by BTN Nurseries.