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The Return of The Village Gate Toy Show

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​It’s been just a little over 2 years since I (and many other collectors) have the had the pleasure of attending the famous Village Gate Toy Show here in Rochester, NY. But after some tragedy, trials and tribulations, it was finally time to head back, set up the tables, dig through those dusty bins and search for gold! Sadly, this show would be the very first without the longtime promoter, Tom, who ran it for many many years and maintained the Yankee Clipper collectibles store. Tom had sadly passed away last December, the day before what would’ve been his first show in 2 years. He was a great guy who took care of all his customers and this show, which was handled by a new promoter, wasn’t the same without him. That said, it was a fun show and a great time had by all and I hope Tom is proud that his great legacy is living on.  If you’ve been following me long enough, you know that I’ve been a vendor since 2014. This was my first show strictly as a buyer since then. While I love the hust