Collector's items go on display

A quarter scale working steam truck and trailer was on display at the Stawell Collectors, Restorers and Hobby Show at Easter.

A quarter scale working steam truck and trailer was on display at the Stawell Collectors, Restorers and Hobby Show at Easter.

STAWELL - The Stawell Collectors, Restorers and Hobby Show held over the Easter weekend was such a success that preparations are already underway for an even bigger event in 2015.

In what was just the second event of its type to be held in Stawell over Easter this year's show was even bigger than last year.

Collectors, restorers and hobby enthusiasts all keen to observe and get up, close and personal with the many and varied items on display.

About 500 people passed through the show doors during the course of the two day event to view about 30 tractors, 35 vintage stationary engines, 10 motorbikes, seven trucks, cars, patchwork quilts, sewing machines and wood turning display.

On top of that there were 150 model cars trucks and tractors, lego, model railways, paintings, teddy bear collection, cow collection, duck collection, model steam engines and a quarter scale working steam truck with trailer attached from Warrnambool.

Organisers are already canvassing ideas and items for Easter 2015. If you are interested in displaying a collection of your own please contact Andrew on 0427 334 607 or visit http://stawellcrhs.weebly.com.

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