club : occs
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Registered on December 28, 2005
updated on March 17, 2018:

The Ohio Camera Collector's Society
P O Box 282
Columbus, Ohio 43216-0282
United States

occs's E-Mail
Daniel Hausman
For meeting and membership call: 740-358-6390

America's Oldest Camera Collector's Club. Monthly meetings are usually held the first Sunday of every month at the Grandview Municipal Center 1016 Grandview Ave. Grandview Heights, OH 43212 at 2:00PM except Holiday weekends.

The next meeting of OCCS is Sunday April 8, 2018, 2PM at the Grandview Municipal Center. The theme is "Supporting Cast" Bring your favorite tripod, monopod, clamp etc. We will be doing more planning for the upcoming auction and show. We have some exciting items and a great speaker program this year! As always bring your latest finds to share with the group. Hope to see you there!

Email me for a current schedule or to be added to our mailing list. For a map copy and paste this link in your browser: http://tinyurl.com/8dlpb or Email occs@insight.rr.com for details. Or find us on Facebook: http://tinyurl.com/38tvmhx

P.O. Box 282
Columbus, OH 43216-0282
Email: occs@insight.rr.com
Web site http://www.historiccamera.com/club/occs

The Ohio Camera Collector’s Society 50th Anniversary Show Sale and All Photographic Auction Friday, May 18, 12-5. Show Saturday, May 19, 9-2. A large variety of events including slate of speakers featuring club founder Walter Johnson,
Pop Photo editor & author Jason Schneider and GEH Photo History authority Grant Romer. Live Collodion Wet plate demonstration and a visit by the Giant Brownie!
Embassy Suites by Hilton
2700 Corporate Exchange Dr Columbus, OH 43231

Free Parking both days. Auction is open to the public. $5 donation for the Camera Show, Student with current ID FREE!

CONSIGN: Your no-longer-wanted CAMERAS, old or newer
Your unused DARKROOM EQUIPMENT that is in the way.
Your old TINTYPES of Granny's oldest cousin.
Your obsolete PHOTO EQUIPMENT, gathering dust.
Your replaced CURRENT CAMERAS, any kind:
antique, classic, modern, whatever.
SPECIALIZED BUYERS: Your material will be offered at an
ALL PHOTOGRAPHIC AUCTION attended by an international
group of collectors, buyers, and dealers.
85% IS YOURS: You receive 85% of the selling price of your
items, OCCS retains 15% to cover advertising and professional
auctioneer's fee. OCCS is a non-profit organization. OCCS members
receive a discounted commission fee.
NO WAITING: Your check will be mailed within 15 days.
Auctioneer: Mark VanHook,Columbus, Ohio See his site for more photos and description of items: www.mvhauctioneer.com
To consign contact Tim Carrig at(419) 673-6260 weekdays.

OCCS Show table Reservation form-copy and paste into a new document starting here, then fill out and mail in.

To reserve a dealer table, print the following form and fill out completely and return to:
OCCS TRADE FAIR, PO Box 282, Columbus, OH 43216=0282. Make checks/money orders payable to
The Ohio Camera Collectors Society. Questions, call Dan Hausman, Show Manager 740-358-6390

I would like to reserve _______ 6-foot table(s) - Maximum of 2. All reservations are first come, first served. If extra tables become available, check here _____ for notification.

Member rates (per table)
Sat. $65.00(Member $60) $ ________________
*2016 Dues ($10) $ __________________ (Optional)Lifetime Membership $100, Family $150.
Total Amount Enclosed $ __________________

I understand that: Non-photographic material will not be displayed. No equipment or signs will project above exhibitor's head. Neither Ohio Camera Collector's Society nor the Embassy Suites will be held responsible for loss or damage for any cause. Dealer set up begins at 8:00AM, Table(s) to be set up by 10:00 AM. Issued badges for exhibitors and assistants must be worn during the show.


Name ______________________________________________

Address ____________________________________________

City _________________________ State _______ Zip ___________

Phone ( ) _____________________Fax ( ) ___________________


Name of assistant (Limit of one) ____________________________________________

Please list special items you will commit for consignment and advance advertising for the Friday Auction. We must receive auction material by May 1 for newspaper advertising deadline.



Absentee biding will be available with a Buyer's premium, contact Mark Van Hook, Auctioneer as listed above for details. See preview pictures here:


Large quality auction of antique, vintage, collectible and usable cameras, photographic equipment, images, and related items. Listing and photos will be posted here as details become available.

Consignments are starting to come in. Check back for updates before sale date. There are always numerous additional items that are consigned too late for advertising, so be sure and be present.

Large quality auction of antique, vintage, collectible and usable cameras, photographic equipment, images, and related items. Listing and photos will be posted here as details become available. 100s of collectable and usable cameras and accessories of all types: Nikon, Canon, Leica, Hasselblad, Mamiya, modern large format view cameras, wooden view cameras, brass lenses, modern 35mm and view camera lenses, digital cameras, SLR & TLR film cameras, stereo cameras, viewers and accessories, tripods, etc. Classic, collectable and usable cameras of all types. Consignments from several states. Consignments are still coming in. Check back for updates before sale date.
Doors open at 12 noon for preview, no early admission. Indoor auction with comfortable seating and food available. All purchases must be removed day of auction. We accept cash, good Ohio checks with positive ID (no out of state checks); (Visa and Mastercard also accepted with 5% buyer�s premium for charge cards only).

Mark Van Hook, Laura Mantle Auctioneers.


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