Ohio Gun Collectors Association Meeting and Show

Wilmington, United States 7 8 January / 2012

For Visitors

Get entrance ticket to the trade show in advance. Choose the number of tickets, fill in a form and get them to your email.

  Price QTY Total

Free Ticket

Free 1 + $0

Unfortunately, we ran out of tickets and sincerely apologise for the inconvenience. But we have exhibitions you might like to attend.

Mar 20171 – 3 01 Mar 201703 Mar 2017
Trade show

IWF SHANGHAI Health, Wellness, Fitness Expo

China, Shanghai
The annual first premium fitness event--2017 China (Shanghai) Int'l Health, Wellness, Fitness Exhibition (IWF SHANGHAI 2017) is key platform to show...
Mar 20177 – 10 07 Mar 201710 Mar 2017
Trade show


China, Shenzhen
Home Furnishing Expo - the most significant and large-scale professional event in China, dedicated to such products as furniture, house decor and textiles.
Mar – Apr 201731 – 2
Trade show

Rehacare & Orthopedic China

China, Guangzhou
R & OC is one of top healthcare events in the world, the largest and most influental trade show in China. It's aim is to promote Chinese rehabilitation...

This is a past event.

You can find other events in our calendar, or use the search:

About the trade show

The Ohio Gun Collectors Association (OGCA) started from the dream of one man, Miller Bedford. He sent out postcards in 1937 with 1 cent stamps to interested souls. Perhaps it was only natural that the simple, one penny announcement which spawned the world's largest and oldest assembly of firearms collectors would be generated in Ohio. Nowhere has the spirit of the early American pioneer, the legends and lasting footprints of the old frontiersmen been more deeply perpetuated than in this state named by Iroquois and Wyandotte hunting parties for its "Beautiful River."

It is a matter of record that 32 collectors responded to Miller Bedford's invitation, bringing along with them the prize pieces of individual collections. They assembled in Bedford's backyard and the meager accounts do indicate that a substantial trading session took place that very first day. For sure, overall enthusiasm was high enough to warrant formation of a permanent organization on the spot

So it was that from this acorn of an idea, this humble beginning, there was born an organization that would one day overflow virtually all existing exhibit space in the state. There is small doubt that a major stimulation through the ranks of those charter members was the wholesale opportunity to swap and sell old firearms, hopefully updating their own collections, ideally swinging at least a material profit in one fashion or another.

View MoreView less


Address: 123 Gano Road, Wilmington, United States
Find the best price hotels nearby the venue! We compare prices from 9 booking systems.
Hotels nearby

For Organisers

Get more clients for your business events with ExpoPromoter

For Affiliates

Earn with us by attracting event visitors