Please note that the previously advertised dates of the 16th & 17th of September 2017 have been revised.
The 2017 Hunter Valley Arms Fair is now on the following weekend due to a double booking of the Federation Centre which would have compromised security.
The Arms Fair will now be held on
SATURDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER and SUNDAY 24th SEPTEMBER
New revised date!!
23rd & 24th
REVISED DATES for
Last update 23rd August, 2017
Admission: Adults ~ $10, Family 2 adults + children under 16 ~ $18
Children under 16: free if accompanied by an adult.
Saturday 9:00am 'til 4:30pm ~ Sunday 9:00am 'til 3:30pm
SATURDAY 23rd (9:00 ~ 4:30)
SUNDAY 24th (9:00 ~ 3:30)
home of Maitland Basketball Association's Stadium at 10 Bent Street, MAITLAND
(behind Maitland Town Hall) see the 'Location Map' page
AUSTRALIAN ARMS AUCTIONS Pty Ltd
Attended the arms fair and displayed a small selection of
the items that were included in their auction (#A47) which was
held in Melbourne on October 2016.
Copies of the catalogue were also available at the arms fair.
Some items, their descriptions and estimates are published on
the "WHAT'S NEW" menu tab under 'INFORMATION'.
Australian Arms Auctions have already indicated that they will be attending the Hunter Valley Arms Fair and will have catalogues available for their Auction #A49 which will be held in Melbourne on 7th & 8th October.
Photos of entries in Auction #A49 will be available in September.
This website now includes a location map which should allow patrons to easily
find the venue using the Google map or their GPS.
Good food and coffee are available at the venue canteen.
A temporary ATM facility will be set up onsite for your convenience.
Come along, bring your mates, see what's new and enjoy the company of like-minded enthusiasts.
Your attendance is strongly recommended.
Photos of the 2014 & 2015 fairs are displayed at the bottom of the Location and Information pages.
Photo slide show may take a few minutes to download dependent on your internet speed.
Conditions at entry apply.
Security guards and electronic surveillance will be on-site 24/7 for the entire duration of the fair. Bag inspections and electronic scanners will be in use at the exit. All purchases must be receipted.
Only firearms that are legal under current NSW Firearm Laws are allowed at the fair.
No C or D category firearms will be displayed or for sale.
Richard Walker: Principal Dealer D.L. #409715239
Arms Fair Permit pending
~ NEW & USED, MODERN, VINTAGE, ANTIQUE FIREARMS & ACCESSORIES ~
~ QUALITY MILITARIA & COLLECTABLES ~
SPECIAL GUEST ~ Lee-Enfield Specialist ~ Ian Skennerton
Noted Australian author, publisher, producer Ian Skennerton will return for
the 2017 Hunter Valley Arms Fair.
Ian is acknowledged as a world authority on British military service firearms.
He will be selling his full range of books & videos including his newly released
Full On - Full Auto videos and several special book promotions.
See the article on the 'Special Guest' menu tab.
NEW & USED
BUY SELL TRADE
18th (2016) Hunter Valley Arms & Militaria Fair
had a strong contingent of exhibitors.
Fifty plus exhibitors/clubs were represented at this Arms Fair.
Newcastle District Hunting Club attended to conduct R-Licence accreditation testing at the fair.
NSW Police Firearms Registry attended to answer questions and provide guidance.
Antique Arms Collectors Society gave advice on age and restoration of older weapons.
Lee-Enfield specialist, Ian Skennerton, attended the Hunter Valley Arms Fair.
Ian was marketing his range of books and DVD's.
~ Australian Arms Auctions Pty Ltd ~
Australia's only specialist arms, militaria and sporting firearm auction house,
displayed a selection of fine items that were offered at their sale on October 2nd.
Catalogues could be purchased at the fair.
The 2017 Hunter Valley Arms Fair has already received commitments from most of last year's exhibitors to attend the 2017 fair. A number of new exhibitors have requested space including Hunting Haven from Uralla, The Toy Soldier Experience from Victoria, Earmold Australia, Full Force Hunting and Sunnyside Medals.
Exhibitor invitations are now going out and the list will be updated progressively.