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Miniature Cars with over a 60 Year History: Matchbox Diecast Show at AACA Museum

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Hershey, PA (September 8, 2015) – For the young and the young at heart, The Diecast Toy Exchange presents the 6th Annual Matchbox Collector’s show on Sunday, September 27 from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM to be held here at the Antique Automobile Club of America (AACA) Museum. The event allows visitors to add to, or begin, their Matchbox collection as all cars will be for sale. Vendors will be offering items from the entire history of Matchbox — from the first car in the 1950’s all the way through present day vehicles. To support this event, the AACA Museum is offering $7.00 admission to make it affordable for everyone to attend this one of a kind, one-day show.

The Matchbox toy show is a top notch collector’s event, the largest in the country, where you are sure to see some rare collectibles as many of the best Matchbox dealers will be present.

Highlights for sale this year include:
• Featured diecast model for the 2015 show, 1962 Chevy Corvette (only 72 available!)
• The newest model releases by Matchbox.
• A select group of rarely seen Matchbox Convoys
• Handmade Wooden Display cases with glass shelves and sliding doors to view your Matchbox Collection
• A specially produced convoy tractor trailer

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In addition to these miniature cars, you’ll also get to view some full-sized vehicles as part of the AACA Museum’s exhibits. New to visitors of this show will be the World’s largest display of Tucker automobiles and artifacts. The Cammack Tucker gallery includes three Tucker ’48 automobiles including Tucker #1001, the first production Tucker and the only surviving Tucker with automatic transmission. This exhibit was opened just following the 2014 Matchbox show. Special summer exhibits for this year include: A Family Affair: Station Wagons and Motorbikes for the Masses both running through October 11th. Autos in Acrylics an automotive fine art exhibit by Dan Reed begins September 25th.

Interested in being a vendor at this event? For more information contact Wayne at 717-318-4073 or Ron at 717-880-1772 or via e-mail at diecasttoyexchange@hotmail.com.

About the AACA Museum
The AACA Museum, a Smithsonian Affiliate, displays beautifully restored automobiles, buses and motorcycles in unique life-like scenes representing the 1890s – 1980s in a cross-country journey from New York to San Francisco. This Museum, a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, is known to be one of the largest automotive museums. Special exhibits change several times a year and focus on a variety of eras and types of vehicles. The Museum is in South Hanover Township, located just off Route 39, one mile west of Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, Pennsylvania. Regular admission $12, seniors age 61 and older $11, juniors age 4-12 $9, children age 3 and under and AACA Members are FREE. The Museum is open daily from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. New for 2015, the AACA Museum will be open from 9:00 AM – 9:00 PM on the first Thursday of each month through November. For further information, please call 717-566-7100 or visit www.AACAMuseum.org.

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