Tables are sold out for the final Philly Show of 2017. The Valley Forge Casino Resort is again hosting the quarterly gathering Friday, December 1 through Sunday, December 3. Dozens of dealers from the eastern half of the country and beyond will bring vintage and modern era cards and memorabilia to the event with autograph guests throughout the weekend.
Most of the major auction houses will have booths at the show, accepting consignments and showing off items from their early 2018 catalogs.
The Great American Collectibles Show with Rico Petrocelli and Tom Zappala will be broadcasting live on Friday from 4-6 PM while Vintage Breaks will be set up and opening vintage sports card packs live from the show floor.
Among the autograph guests are former Phillies stars Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton and Larry Bowa, 2017 rookie sensation Rhys Hoskins and several members of past teams. Popular former big leaguer Bobby Shantz will sign free for the first 150 guests on Friday. There’s also a mini 1960 Eagles reunion with several players from the NFL championship squad set to sign on Saturday. Several prominent former boxers are also on the schedule including Bernard Hopkins, Gerry Cooney, Iran Barkley and Mark Beland. Weatta Frazier Collins will be exhibiting items from the Joe Frazier estate to raise money for “The Legacy Exists” Charity.
Dennis Biddle and James Cobbins will be signing autographs and raising money for “Yesterdays Negro League Baseball Players.
Philly Show Charity auctions will be holding a $1 raffle to raise money for A.I.M. “Angels In Motion” in memory of Will Mattis.
The show takes place from 3 PM – 8 PM on Friday; 9-5 on Saturday and 9-3 on Sunday. Admission is $8 with weekend passes available for $18. Children 12 and under are free.
For more information, including the complete dealer and autograph lineups and information on mail orders, visit PhillyShow.com.