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Monday, April 30, 2012

Hello all,

The auction linked to below is run by the same auctioneer that handles DHS's auctions and there are a few items you may find interesting...  check this out!

There are 8 items in the auction that sold at the DHS Spring Auction but the winners DID NOT PAY!  You are welcome to try for these items again as well as taking a look at what else is there.

Link to Antique Toy Auction

Chuck

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Hello all,

Back from the York Show and now we are heavy into planning for the annual DHS Open House scheduled for July 28-29th.  If you have any ideas, please post to our forum at DHS Forum.  Thanks!

Chuck

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Hello gang,

Reporting in from York, Pennsylvania... at the Train Collectors Association semi-annual show.  This is a TCA Only show meet and they come to see us in droves!  Check out this photo of our booth (taken quietly as no cameras as allowed inside).

I will be back next weekend for the annual Watch Fob Show in Cleveland.  Can't wait until then!

Here are some pics...






Until next time!

Chuck

Sunday, April 15, 2012

Hello my friends,

Hopefully you enjoyed the surprise Easter specials!  We are settling in for 2 shows this month and getting ready for Open House.   The planning for this event starts in January and by the time the show starts we are all tired of talking about it!    This year we are planning some interesting changes - as it needs some change to keep the excitement up.  We are not ready to announce anything yet - but be assured that the best parts are staying the same and we are just adding some new things.

One thing to remember is that Open House is a real family event.  There are things for the kids to do and also things for your significant others.  We hope to enhance the event this year even more!

Open House is a 12 year tradition and we believe it is the best place to meet and great others who are part of this wonderful hobby.  I really think the tent with tables and chairs (and the free food) is the best part of the weekend!  This has allowed some new people to meet and form lasting friendships as well as providing for a way to talk about all the things that DHS is doing wrong!

Anyway - just a short note to make sure and invite everyone to the Watch Fob Show - see the front page of our site for details.  Also, make this the year you come to visit us at Open House.  I guarantee you will have a great time and we are looking forward to seeing you there!

Chuck

Saturday, April 7, 2012

Hello all

Check out the EGGSceptional values on our website this weekend!

Follow the link...  DHS Easter Sale!

Chuck

Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Hello all,

Korey found this on the net recently - thought you guys would get a kick out of it.  Do you recognize the crane model?

Crane Lamp

Enjoy!

Chuck

Hello all,

Just a couple of notes today...  we are attending some trade shows coming up and I wanted to make sure you knew about them.  Mark your calenders now!


April 19-21, 2012 - TCA (Train Collectors Association) Spring Show, York, PA. - DHS has a booth in the Orange Hall at this show and you need to be a member to attend.  TCA Web Site

April 27-28, 2012 - International Watch Fob Association Show, Middleburg Heights, OH.  If you come to this show, you have to stay over on Sunday the 29th to visit Lakeside Sand and Gravel's Open House!  Watch Fob Association Website

July 28-29, 2012 - DHS Annual Open House, Berea, OH.   We have all kinds of new events planned for this year - don't miss out - make your hotel reservations today!  DHS Home Page

August 17-19, 2012 - Toy Trucker Show, Indianapolis, IN.  New location for this year!  Toy Trucker Show Website

September 14-16, 2012 - HCEA (Historical Construction Equipment Association) Show, Bowling Green, OH.   If you haven't been before - now is your chance as the Antique Caterpillar Club will be here too!  HCEA Show Website

October 5-6, 2012 - Piston Power Show, Cleveland, OH.   We had a great time last year at this show with old trucks, cars, construction equipment, farm equipment, airplanes and more!  The Cleveland I-X Center has over 1 million square feet and it is filled up!  Piston Power Show Website

October 11-14, 2012 - IHobby Show, Cleveland, OH.  First time in Cleveland and we are very excited about this show.  First two days are dealer only but Saturday and Sunday are open to the public!  Also at the I-X Center!  IHobby Expo Show Website

October 16-20, 2012 - TCA Fall Show, York, PA.  DHS has a booth in the Orange Hall at this show and you need to be a member to attend.  TCA Web Site.

October 27, 2012 - IMCATS Show, Buffalo, NY.  DHS missed this show last year because of a conflict with the Piston-Power Show, but we are coming back this year!  IMCATS Show Website


Chuck