Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show

Hundreds of cars jammed Highway 5 today, as thousands of antique buffs descended upon Christie Conservation Area for the annual Spring Antique and Vintage Show. Vendors from near and far presented a vast array of goods, from gramophones to old bottles to bizarre carvings and other ‘treasures’. If you didn’t make it, here’s what you missed. – Barry Gray

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Big Boy offering up a tasty treat. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Big Boy offering up a tasty treat. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. A selection of old bottles on display.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. A selection of old bottles on display. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. 'The Fonz' lunch pail. hoto by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. ‘The Fonz’ lunch pail. hoto by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Barbara Griffin with a quilt for sale. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Barbara Griffin with a quilt for sale. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Maureen Tucker, a bee keeper from London, found a sign worth buying.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Maureen Tucker, a bee keeper from London, found a sign worth buying. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. A bicycle built for two. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. A bicycle built for two. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Finding the perfect table. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Finding the perfect table. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Kieran Darcy from Toronto thinking about an item.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Kieran Darcy from Toronto thinking about an item. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Old oil cans on display.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Old oil cans on display. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Boxing gloves waiting for a new owner. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Boxing gloves waiting for a new owner. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. The stiflilng heat had everyone moving a little slower than normal, even Oreo. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. The stiflilng heat had everyone moving a little slower than normal, even Oreo. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. A bizarre carved animal figure.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. A bizarre carved animal figure. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Jean-Paul Agnard checks out a Michey Mouse viewmaster. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Jean-Paul Agnard checks out a Mickey Mouse viewmaster. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. A gramophone from the early 1900's.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. A gramophone from the early 1900’s. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. What would an antique show be without a creepy clown doll?  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. What would an antique show be without a creepy clown doll? Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Fun with letters.   Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Fun with letters. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. If you were in the market for a rubber mummified alien, this was the place to be. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. If you were in the market for a rubber mummified alien, this was the place to be. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. A Frosty Root Beer cooler.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. A Frosty Root Beer cooler. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Old fishing lures on display.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Old fishing lures on display. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. George and Tammy Way from Ingersoll have a laugh over some unique end tables.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. George and Tammy Way from Ingersoll have a laugh over some unique end tables. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Signs, signs, everywhere.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Signs, signs, everywhere. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Because who doesn't need bowling pins? Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Because who doesn’t need bowling pins? Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. John and Pat Hall from Port Dover on the search for treasures.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. John and Pat Hall from Port Dover on the search for treasures. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Old recordings.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Old recordings. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Before the Internet knew everything, there were encyclopedias.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. Before the Internet knew everything, there were encyclopedias. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 - The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. One vendors offering free shade from the sweltering sun and heat.  Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator. For story by: Jeff Mahoney

Hamilton. Ontario, Saturday, May 28,2016 – The Christie Antique and Vintage Spring Show was held Saturday, bringing thousands to the Conservation Area on Highway 5 to peruse all manner of unique goods. One vendors offering free shade from the sweltering sun and heat. Photo by: Barry Gray, The Hamilton Spectator.

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