Section 1 – Antiques2018-12-04T14:50:10+00:00

Chairperson: Betty Burkholder (905-294-0585).

Before entering this section, please refer to the General Rules and Regulations and Additional Rules for
Homecraft
as well as the following:

* Entry Forms Accepted From Monday, May 28th, 2018 to
Thursday, September 13th, 2018
* No Entries will be accepted after 8:00p.m.
September 13th, 2018 *Will be strictly enforced.*

Additional Rules:

  1. Entries are judged on condition and age – only Antiques 80 years or older and collectibles circa 1938-1968 will be eligible for judging.
  2. No article will be entered for more than one year.
  3. Entry tags must be securely attached to item to be
    exhibited.
  4. Exhibits must be brought to the Homecraft Building on Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 between 12:00 and 8:30 p.m. and may be reclaimed on Sunday, September 30th, 2018, between 6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.
  5. A charge of 25¢ per entry will apply plus a $5.00
    exhibitor fee.

Prize Money Classes #1-39

1st – $5.00; 2nd – $4.00; 3rd – $3.00; 4th – $2.00.

Classes #1-31 (antiques – articles 80 years or older):

  1. 4-H memorabilia
  2. Advertising needle package
  3. Advertising paper weight
  4. Agricultural fair memorabilia under 12”
  5. Apple peeler (mechanical)
  6. Bicycle lantern
  7. Boy Scout memorabilia under 12”
  8. Butter knife
  9. Cane
  10. Cast iron door stop
  11. Child’s cup & saucer
  12. China Hair Receiver
  13. China Moustache Cup
  14. China piece marked “Germany” under 8 “
  15. Cookie cutter
  16. Cracker Jack “Prize”
  17. Cursive writing instruction book
  18. Deck of cards ( in original box)
  19. Egg coddler
  20. Embroidered dresser scarf under 12 “
  21. Engine hand crank
  22. Etui (ornamental case)
  23. Footed clear glass bowl
  24. Ironstone soap dish
  25. Ladies locket on chain
  26. Match holder for hanging lamp
  27. Monogrammed cuff links (one pair)
  28. Newspaper article re: EPIC historical event
  29. Old autograph book
  30. Opera glasses
  31. WW I puttee

Classes #32-39 (collectible articles circa 1938-1968)

  1. Alarm clock
  2. Barbie doll
  3. Group of Seven memorabilia 10” & under
  4. King George VI memorabilia 10” & under
  5. Mickey Mouse memorabilia under 12”
  6. Model car under 9”
  7. Pop bottle
  8. Toy Tractor Trailer with Advertising under 10”

Awards Generously Sponsored By:

Clarkson Auctions, Stouffville:

#31 WW I puttee – $25.00

#25 Ladies locket on chain – $15.00

#34 Group of Seven memorabilia 10” & under – $10.00

Reid’s Antiques, Stouffville:

#2 Advertising needle package – $20

#6 Bicycle lantern – $15

#36 Mickey Mouse memorabilia under 12” – $10

Betty Devenport Memorial:

#9 Cane – $15.00

#21 Engine hand crank – $20.00

#38 Pop bottle – $15.00

Reesor Family in Canada

#5 Apple peeler (mechanical) – $20

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Markham Fair Prize Books – It’s that simple to Enter!

Look for a Section from the Prize Books. Pick the Section and best class that matches your entry. Fill out the appropriate Entry Form. Be sure to read the General Rules and Regulations. Bring the form into the Markham Fair Office on or before September 13, 2018, 8PM, with the appropriate entry

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